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EHS Honor Society hosting blood drive

The Eatonville High School Honor Society is hosting a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 6 at Eatonville High School. Please register to donate blood.

Camp Lakeview hosting children’s fishing event

Camp Lakeview in Graham is hosting a children’s fishing event beginning at 8 a.m. April 1 at the campgrounds next to Tanwax Lake, 32919 Benbow Drive East. Organizers are hosting the event to get the community together and excited about the outdoors. The event will feature two large-net pens of trout from which children will fish. Children will receive fishing poles and tackle to use. Additionally, there will be prizes, games and food available to buy.

The event is free and open to children 14 and under, but the whole family is invited for the day with the purchase of a $6 day pass. People can sign up for six different flights or time slots the day of the event. Each flight can accommodate up to 75 children. Register at

Columbia Crest hosting open house and showcase slated

Families are invited to attend the Columbia Crest school open house and showcase event from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. April 26. Families can meet teachers, see the campus, enjoy refreshments and see learning featured in the arts, STEM, yoga and more.

The school is also enrolling preschool through eighth-grade students for the 2023-24 school year. Students may ride one of the direct buses that picks up children as far as Graham and near Roy.

Learn more about Friends of Eatonville Library 

The Friends of the Eatonville Library operates as a fundraising group to assist the Eatonville community.  Primarily, it does so by accepting books and other donations and conducting book sales during the year.  All of the funds are used to supplement the various library programs that enrich the local community.

To learn more about the group, contact Mike Eaton at 253-310–7709 or reach him in person at the library any Friday.  No obligation application forms to join the organization are available at the library.

Alcohol Anonymous meetings offered

Alcoholics Anonymous is available for people who have a problem with alcohol. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, noon Wednesdays and 9 a.m. Saturdays at the corner of Carter and Rainier.

Alanon help

Alanon is available to help people struggling with a loved one’s drinking. Call 425-830-0314.


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