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Family Agency goes from one good leader to another

By Ruth Ferris Eatonville Family Agency turns a new page. Lori Holliday Culver bids a sad goodbye as she and the agency enthusiastically welcome Leah Vanderstoep as the new executive…

Student learning grows as seasons change

Student learning grows as seasons change

By Krestin Bahr What do you look for in the fall or autumn? Is it the rainy, windy weather we have not had so far this season? Is it the…

Community garden is truly an asset

Having been away for several months allows me to see the beauty of this area again with fresh eyes. One of the most striking things I have noticed is the…

How wonderful if we all helped

Through conversation, it was brought to my attention that Eatonville meals for seniors on Monday, Wednesday and Friday really needs volunteers. I offered to drive up from Spanaway to help.…

Get teens and young adults back in the job pool

By Don C. Brunell The good news is Washington is separating itself from the national jobless rate. In July, an average 6.2 percent of Americans were looking for work, while…

Burning budget

Burning budget

Political cartoonist Frank Shiers Jr. notes the wildfire season in Washington did more than char huge amounts of land. It also burned through government funds set aside for fighting the…

Wilcox and Nielson do election process a service

PAT JENKINS J.T. Wilcox is a reluctant frontrunner in his bid to win another term as a state representative. Reluctant to wave an early flag of victory, that is. And…

Hold all dog owners responsible

Bob Thomas wants to keep breed-specific legislation (BSL) in place in Eatonville (“List pit bulls as dangerous,” Dispatch, Aug. 20), implying this is the trend in common-sense legislation. In fact,…

Parking rule balances neighborhoods’ needs with those of truckers

Parking rule balances neighborhoods’ needs with those of truckers

By Jim McCune Thank you for the opportunity to further clarify the intent of the County Council for regulating commercial truck parking in unincorporated Pierce County as expressed in Ordinance…

List pit bulls as dangerous

Changing Eatonville’s municipal code to not list pit bulls, Staffordshire terriers, etc. as dangerous animals would be a giant step backwards in public safety management. Seriously, pick a safety model…