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Coming soon to a port near you: Big ships and $$$

By Don C. Brunell Get ready. More colossal container ships are coming. Four years from now, hopefully, many mega-container ships will dock in Puget Sound waters. The Benjamin Franklin is…

$30,000 in 30 days of caring

$30,000 in 30 days of caring

By Alana Smith In 2015, the Eatonville Family Agency (EFA) reached out to the Eatonville community in an ambitious effort to raise $30,000 in 30 days to help keep vital…

Giving makes up for indifference of the powerful

By Ruth Ferris In many Christian traditions, Easter follows a time of lent, weeks of spiritual reflection and sometimes austerity. The Jewish tradition celebrates Passover, a time of remembering being…

Bethel bond can boost commerce

I am voting for the Bethel School District bond because of the aquatics center. This community is in dire need of healthy outlets for our youth. Working at a center…

Sharing the facts of Bethel bond

Mr. Wearn’s opposition to Bethel School District’s bond (“Reasons to vote against Bethel bond”) obviously reflects misinformation and a misinterpretation of the facts. The reality is we are focused on…

Bethel pool right for students, community

Many have questioned why the Bethel School District is moving forward with a proposal to fund a $29 million community swimming pool. The answer is simple: This facility is needed…

Reasons to vote against Bethel bond

Ten reasons I’m voting NO on the Bethel school bond: 1. Voters rejected the bond just two months ago. 2. Major contributors to the new bond pitch, according to Public…

Eatonville schools bond meets needs of learners and athletes

Eatonville schools bond meets needs of learners and athletes

By Krestin Bahr We have had many questions and input on some of the bond subjects. I hope to clarify some of these issues with the people of the community.…

Eatonville schools deserve voter support

By Corinne Lucas As many of us have just finished figuring our taxes or are in the midst of them, it may be hard to think of passing a bond…

Owen’s civilized ways unlike ‘other’ Washington

By Don C. Brunell For the last 20 years, Lieutentant Governor Brad Owen, a Democrat, has served Washington well. Now, he is retiring and leaving the state Senate as he…