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Pyles will play for Pierce

Pyles will play for Pierce

KatieLynn Pyles, a recent Bethel High School graduate, will attend Pierce College and play volleyball for the Raiders starting this fall. Pierce is a member of the Northwest…

Still room for 7th and 8th-grade Junior Cruisers

Eatonville Junior Cruisers Football reports it has room for more players on its seventh/eighth-grade teams. If you’re interested, here’s how you can get involved, straight from Cheryl Taylor,…

Shrimping, crabbing underway

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown Marine Area 7 South, which includes Iceberg Point and Salmon Bank shrimp fishing grounds, reopened for eight days of recreational shrimp fishing…

Flurry of mountain rescues proves mini-army point

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Mount Rainier National Park officials say it takes a virtual mini-army to carry out rescues of missing or stranded climbers. And the past…

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News

County has opioid, painkillers ‘epidemic’

The opioid epidemic ravaging communities across the country has hit Pierce County, according to a…

Frontier Park stretches for trails

Frontier Park stretches for trails

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Pierce County wanted to add seven acres to Frontier Park…

Senate race includes a rematch

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Voters have been there before in this year’s primary election…

Another fatality at falls

For the second time in as many months, an accident at Little Mashel Falls has…

First county case of Zika reported

A Pierce County man in his 20s has tested positive for the Zika virus. Officials…

10,000 bicyclists riding through south Pierce

Drivers in south Pierce County and elsewhere are advised by officials to allow extra travel…

Opinion

Election wish: Please participate

Election wish: Please participate

By Julie Anderson This is how I think of an election. The purpose of an election is to allow the community to have a conversation. “Where do we…

Voters’ wishes are ignored

Why is it that the votes of the voters, whether it is national, statewide, or for unincorporated Pierce County, can be changed, disallowed by a judge of district…

Be grateful for our secure elections

By Sam Reed, Ralph Munro and Bruce Chapman Accessible, accurate and secure elections are the cornerstone of our government. All voters must have confidence that our representatives have…

True entrepreneur is reinventing himself

I love human-interest stories, don’t you? There are so many talented people in the Pierce County area. I had the privilege of meeting one of them the other…

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