Photo courtesy of Yelm-based photographer Guustaaf Damave
Bruce A. Smith is a reporter for the Pierce County Dispatch and assigned to investigating the news in Graham, Kapowsin and Bethel. Although he covers all facets of the news, his particular interests are the WASL, disaster preparations, youth issues and the environment. The Dispatch is based in Eatonville, and not only has it has been in continuous publication since 1893, it is one of the few independent, non-corporate chain newspapers still publishing in Washington. A reduced version of the Dispatch can be found at www.dispatchnews.com. Even better, to subscribe to the Dispatch, call Judy East at 360 832-4411.
Bruce welcomes all news tips that pertain to southern Pierce County, even when they originate from Yelm. In addition, any masters that would like a brief writing or journalism consultation are invited to call him at (360) 832-6248, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.