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At least one thumb up for all of these

At least one thumb up for all of these

PAT JENKINS We’re born with two thumbs, at least one of which goes up when we see or hear about something we like. So in the spirit of the holiday…

It’s our turn to try charter schools

By Don C. Brunell Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast in 2005, flooding cities and towns in four states and killing more than 1,800 people. The government response to Katrina,…

Concerns about gravel-mining plans

Randle Sand and Gravel is applying for additional area of operation that will impact most the residents of Eatonville, some of which many do not understand. The apex of the…

Shop small and local

By Jay Inslee and Patrick Connor We’re calling on all Washingtonians to join us for a March on Main Street on Saturday, Nov. 29. The cause: A better economy, longer-than-seasonal…

Rebuilding Together fixes homes and makes friends

PAT JENKINS My grandmother lived in her own home in Tacoma to the ripe and very vital age of 100. She loved that house and her garden, and one reason…

Street Talk: Higher park fees

Street Talk: Higher park fees

The National Park Service is considering raising user fees. How would a $10 increase in entry and camping fees at Mount Rainier National Park affect you? Sarah Boettcher: “We would…

Thank yourself for lower gas prices

By Don C. Brunell It’s often difficult to connect the dots, to show people how the global marketplace affects their daily lives. But plunging gasoline prices are giving Americans a…

Celebrate the curiosity of students

Celebrate the curiosity of students

By Krestin Bahr America is home to a long line of risk takers, innovators and families who have transformed forests and land into a nation that leads the world. Through…

Milestone year for disabled

Oct. 26 was the day of the Special Olympics bowling tournament. This has been an exciting few weeks for our girls, ages 19 and 22, and their first independent outings.…

Students learned via candidate forum

The members of the student planning committee greatly appreciated the opportunity given to them by Eatonville School District superintendent Krestin Bahr, the School Board, and the Eatonvlle High School administration.…