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Twelve wrestlers among state’s best

Twelve wrestlers among state’s best

All four south Pierce County high schools in the state wrestling championships last weekend at the Tacoma Dome returned with at least one top-eight individual finisher. Among 4A…

Close but no more for Cruisers

Two close losses 24 hours apart ended the 2014-15 high school basketball seasons for Eatonville’s girls and boys teams. Competing in the 1A District 4 playoffs, the girls…

Are you ready for some smelt?

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Bropwn Washington and Oregon fishery managers have approved a limited smelt fishery on the Cowlitz and Columbia rivers on specific days in February.…

Pancakes for Bethel baseball

Bethel High School’s baseball team will host a fund-raising pancake breakfast and auction March 21 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Bethel Learning Center. The cost…

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College and Career Fair for post-high school

Eatonville High School’s 10th annual Spring College and Career Fair on March 3 will include…

$126 million county building to open in 2016

$126 million county building to open in 2016

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Plans for a $126.9 million office building for Pierce County…

An argument, then a fatal stabbing

A 21-year-old man is suspected of stabbing another man to death during a dispute at…

Missing teen found at water theme park

A Graham teenager whose apparent disappearance last Thursday led to a prompt police investigation and…

More money needed for voters’ class-size wish

More money needed for voters’ class-size wish

By WNPA OLYMPIA BUREAU and THE DISPATCH State lawmakers have yet to come to grips…

Pour House a pleasant place

Pour House a pleasant place

LET’S EAT By Carolyn Augustine Walking into The Pour House in Eatonville is surprising. Half is…


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Legislature must be age-friendly

Legislature must be age-friendly

By Cathleen MacCaul “And in the end it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”  Abraham Lincoln When the 2015 Washington…

Everyone could take a lesson from Ed Brown

By Gennie Reynolds In January, we stopped to say thank you to an active community volunteer. The word volunteer is one that you don’t hear often these days.…

Volunteers come through again

Volunteers come through again

By Ruth Ferris If I were granted a New Year’s wish, I would wish that those making the decisions about jobs, education and food in our country would…

‘Welcome to Dodge’

Bob Brown, a Roy resident who writes the Hook and Fur outdoors column for The Dispatch, offers a comment on concealed guns in Kansas: “Here is an item…