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Hunter classes filling fast

HOOK AND FUR By Bob Brown With spring turkey hunting season set to open the middle of next month, many new hunters are seeking to enroll in hunter…

Game On

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL March 24: Tenino at Eatonville (4 p.m.) March 26: Graham-Kapowsin at White River, Eatonville at Tenino, Bethel at Stadium March 27: Life Christian at Spanaway…

Schrimpsher goes out in style

Schrimpsher goes out in style

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Becca Schrimpsher saved some of her best for last. In her final home game as an Idaho State University basketball player, the senior…

Eatonville tops Spanaway Lake, falls to Rochester

Eatonville, powered by home runs from Hannah Mitchell, Kylie Koszykowski and Rayna Simmons, beat Spanaway Lake 15-5 in a high school fastpitch game Monday. Kosykowski drove in a…

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Man with nail in eye airlifted

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

Family Agency has a new director

Family Agency has a new director

Alana Smith has been named executive director of Eatonville Family Agency. Smith is the third…

Roadside weeds to be sprayed

Pierce County roadsides will get their annual anti-weeds makeover this spring and summer, either by…

Shoreline rules await state’s review

By Pat Jenkins The Dispatch Changes to guidelines for developing land along lakes and rivers…

High drama in school funding debate

By Alice Day WNPA Olympia News Bureau A political thriller earns its debut this week…

Hunt’s parking protection for consumers clears House

A state legislator from south Pierce County is getting his way with a proposal that…


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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.…

Airport development less important than revenue source

After reading through the Swanson Field airspace plan, the airport layout plan, and the airport master plan on the state Department of Transportation web site, I really don’t…

Responsibility and excellence are watchwords in Eatonville schools

Responsibility and excellence are watchwords in Eatonville schools

By Krestin Bahr What makes a school an “excellent school” or district? That is the question that leaders ask themselves every day. Is it the programs that meet…