Sports & Outdoors

Anglers, vets can be Mineral Lake derby winners

American Legion Storm King Post 171′s 21st annual Mineral Lake Fishing Derby, with anglers competing for prizes and proceeds benefitting veterans, is set for April 26. The derby,…

Kaelin wins shot put in Oregon Relays

Justin Kaelin of Eatonville High won the shot put in the Oregon Relays high school track and field meet April 19-20 at Hayward Field at the University of…

Bethel, G-K and SL student-athletes commit to colleges

Seven student-athletes at high schools in the Bethel School District are among some of the latest to sign letters of intent with colleges to continue their academic and…

Eatonville saying goodbye to Nisqually League

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch A year-long study has led to a decision that will put Eatonville High School’s sports teams in a league with schools in towns…

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They got their hands dirty in a labor of love

They got their hands dirty in a labor of love

Strong hands grasped yellow-handled post-hole diggers, forcefully gouging a slowly deepening gash in the earth.…

Fire damages house near Clear Lake

A fire that started with creosote from the chimney damaged a Clear Lake-area home in…

Ashford part of Parks Appreciation Day

Parks Appreciation Day will be observed April 26 in Pierce County with organized work parties…

Visitor spending felt here

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Mount Rainier National Park and the surrounding area shared in…

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…


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Sensible changes for school sports

As a 1960s-era alumnus of Columbia Crest and Eatonville High School living near Weyerhaeuser, surrounded by former classmates, it occurred to me many of us graduated eighth grade…

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…