Sports & Outdoors

Kaelin muscles way to top

Justin Kaelin, one of Washington’s top high school shot put competitors in 2014, is back on top again early in the 2015 season. Kaelin broke the school record…

Tenino takes out Cruisers

A five-run second inning for Tenino wiped out Eatonville’s only lead and carried the Beavers to a 7-3 victory last Thursday in an Evergreen League fastpitch game. Eatonville…

Game On

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL March 30: Puyallup at Bethel (4 p.m.), Graham-Kapowsin at Curtis, Spanaway Lake at Rogers March 31: Eatonville at Hoquiam, Stadium at Graham-Kapowsin (12 p.m.), Bethel…

32-year-old school record falls

Daisey Newman of Eatonville won the girls’ shot put and broke a 32-year-old school record in the process during a high school track and field jamboree at Emerald…

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Becker hosts call-in town hall

State Sen. Randi Becker will host a town hall-style meeting by telephone April 9 for…

Sakura to speak on WWII internment

David Sakura, whose family was among Japanese Americans relocated to a temporary detention camp at…

‘Dedication, caring and compassion’

‘Dedication, caring and compassion’

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Through decades of discussions, planning and construction of Ashford County…

Fire victims getting help

Community members are organizing support for a Graham-area family whose home was destroyed in a…

Plan for gravel mine getting attention

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch A proposed rock and gravel-mining operation near Eatonville is meeting…

Man with nail in eye airlifted

A nail lodged behind a man’s eye resulted in an emergency helicopter flight from Eatonville…


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On landfill’s anniversary, pity those who betrayed public trust

By ART PERKINS It’s another year and another anniversary is past – the 15th anniversary of the opening of the 304th Street landfill. The dump is still open…

The end of 3rd and 4th of July celebration?

The end of 3rd and 4th of July celebration?

We were hoping to be writing this to tell you that we have found someone/group to take over the Independence Day festivities on the third and fourth of…

Premera cyberattack confirms patient privacy concerns

By Randi Becker (Editor: State Sen. Randi Becker issued the following statement March 17 in reaction to an announcement by Premera Blue Cross that it was the victim…

False sense of urgency drove county office project

By Jim McCune The burden of debt is as destructive as subjugation by conquest. That is but one of 28 principles of liberty identified by our founding fathers.…