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High school track and field April 24: Bethel at Graham-Kapowsin April 30: Spanaway Lake at Rogers, Graham-Kapowsin at Emerald Ridge, Puyallup at Bethel High school baseball April 23:…

Corps of Engineers will kill fish-eating birds

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown To reduce the birds’ predation on juvenile salmon and steelhead in the Columbia Basin, the U.S. Corps of Engineers has announced it…

Kaelin’s record-breaker also leads state

Justin Kaelin’s school record in the shot put helped Eatonville finish sixth in the boys’ team standings in the Tacoma Invitational high school track and field meet last…

Fishing derby at Ohop Lake

The annual Ohop Lake Fishing Derby is scheduled for April 26, with proceeds from registration fees and a raffle earmarked for a fireworks show at the lake this…

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Northwest Trek projects face voters

Voters in Tacoma’s Metropolitan Parks District are deciding a $191 million bond measure that would…

Lent: Fasting, giving and extra prayer

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Many Christians in south Pierce County are joining with millions…

Survey: Pierce unhealthy compared to other counties

The overall health of Pierce County ranks in the bottom third among all counties statewide,…

Easter events for community

Here’s some of what’s happening in the Eatonville area for Easter: • An all-ages community…

Legislators plan telephone town hall meeting

State Reps. J.T. Wilcox and Graham Hunt, whose Second District constituency includes the south Pierce…

Floats catch judges’ eye

Floats catch judges’ eye

Two of the top awards for floats in the 2014 Daffodil Festival’s Grand Floral Parade…


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Eyman and followers are bankrupting state

The purpose of this letter is to call your attention to a financial tragedy unfolding now in the state of Washington. I discovered this financial event as part…

No to health insurance cartels, yes to Medicare

By Kathi Acosta On the surface, some of the benefits being touted by Obamacare supporters seem to be a significant improvement over current conditions. One such claim is…

Your clutter helps Lions help others

Eatonville Lions would like to encourage everyone starting spring cleaning to think about recycling those old eye glasses that you have tucked away into a drawer. The Lions also…

We can support mudslide victims

By Chris Morton Disasters capture our hearts and minds very quickly, and the mudslides in Oso is no different. As the news carries updates on the impact that…