Sports & Outdoors

Salmon anglers going where the action is

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown Anglers wanting consistent action are finding it in the lower Columbia River. In the Buoy 10 area, Washington anglers have been averaging…

G-K puts up 35 again, moves to 2-0

G-K puts up 35 again, moves to 2-0

Thirty-five is a magic number for Graham-Kapowsin High School’s football team. For the second straight week, that was the number of points the Eagles tallied in a victory,…

Cruisers: Evergreen, here we come

Evergreen League teams might be wondering what they’ve gotten themselves into as the league’s newest member, Eatonville, bears down on the rest of them. The Cruisers walloped Wright…

Braves’ wins coming faster

It’s taken only two weeks of the 2014 high school football season for the Bethel Braves to have almost as many victories as they recorded all last year.…

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All aboard in Elbe for food and fun

LET’S EAT By Carolyn Augustine Drive toward Mount Rainier on State Route 7 until you…

Libraries’ new director looks forward

Libraries’ new director looks forward

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Georgia Lomax, who wants libraries to “look forward and ask…

County battling pushy blackberries

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Himalayan blackberries make a tasty snack, but they’re no treat…

Bethel board touring district sites

Bethel School Board members visit six Bethel School District sites Sept. 16, and their constituents…

A day to serve and remember 9-11

A day to serve and remember 9-11

By Daishan Roach Contributing writer “On September 11, 2001, in an unforgivable and horrific attack,…

Families can get free or reduced-price school meals

The return of students last week for the start of the 2014-15 school year was…


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Get teens and young adults back in the job pool

By Don C. Brunell The good news is Washington is separating itself from the national jobless rate. In July, an average 6.2 percent of Americans were looking for…

Burning budget

Burning budget

Political cartoonist Frank Shiers Jr. notes the wildfire season in Washington did more than char huge amounts of land. It also burned through government funds set aside for…

Wilcox and Nielson do election process a service

PAT JENKINS J.T. Wilcox is a reluctant frontrunner in his bid to win another term as a state representative. Reluctant to wave an early flag of victory, that…

Hold all dog owners responsible

Bob Thomas wants to keep breed-specific legislation (BSL) in place in Eatonville (“List pit bulls as dangerous,” Dispatch, Aug. 20), implying this is the trend in common-sense legislation.…