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Graham-Kapowsin pounds Puyallup

The streaking Graham-Kapowsin Eagles built a 28-0 halftime lead on their way a 42-14 thumping of Puyallup in a high school football game Friday. Winning for the fourth…

Homecoming doubly big for Cruisers

Eatonville’s homecoming game Friday was also a coronation when it ended with the Cruisers beating Tenino 35-0 and clinching at least a share of the Evergreen League 1A…

Curtis outlasts Bethel

Curtis kept its share of second place in the South Puget Sound League 4A South division and pushed Bethel down a notch by beating the Braves 28-21 Friday…

Cruisers in top five in Lacey

Eatonville’s girls cross country team finished second and the boys team placed fourth in the 23-school Bill Kehoe Invitational, staged Oct. 14 at St. Martin’s University in Lacey.…

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Decision time in state rep races

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Voters in the Second Legislative District will soon choose two…

Lots to celebrate and do at Salmon Fest

Lots to celebrate and do at Salmon Fest

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Just like the fish themselves, the Eatonville Salmon Fest is…

New pastor ‘blessed’ to be in Graham

New pastor ‘blessed’ to be in Graham

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch A life journey that started in Montana, Idaho and Oregon…

‘Heavy hearts’ after grizzly euthanized

Veterinarians humanely euthanized a 24-year-old male grizzly bear at Northwest Trek last week after an…

County Council coming to Ashford

Ashford will be the scene of one of the Pierce County Council regular weekly meetings…

Mountain visits could cost more

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Don’t be surprised if visitors start paying more next year…


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Nielson correct on education reform

Steven Nielson, Libertarian candidate for state representative, is the only candidate in the Second District who has correctly spoken to the McCleary court decision regarding education. The decision…

NFL domestic violence cases resonate locally

The Pierce County Commission Against Domestic Violence is a group of domestic violence and sexual assault experts in Pierce County. We have seen the National Football League news…

Other focuses for peace message

The “Wave if you want peace” story (Dispatch, Sept. 17) is interesting. However, the Bible states that there will be no peace until the Prince of Peace comes,…

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, campaign signs are part of democracy

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, campaign signs are part of democracy

By Mark Lindquist School has started, football season is upon us, temperatures are falling and the political season is heating up. Public participation is necessary to our democracy,…