Moore’s Restaurant
January 18, 2019 – 12:23 am | 5 Comments

If you were around in the area in the 70s and 80s, then you are familiar with Moore family. The Moore Family Mountain Crafts in Ashford, Washington provided a place for a multitude of talented …

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Eatonville Police Car (1942)
April 5, 2012 – 4:41 pm | 5 Comments
Eatonville Police Car (1942)

Eatonville’s police cars have come a long way over the years. This 1941 Ford Coupe was Marshal Clair Daly’s vehicle when he was the Eatonville Marshal in 1942.
The Ford car was updated in 1941, in …

Dixie Walter & Ruby Haynes (ca. 1940s)
April 3, 2012 – 12:34 am | One Comment
Dixie Walter & Ruby Haynes (ca. 1940s)

This shot is of Dixie Watler and Ruby Haynes Rulien. Dixie you might better know as the journalist around town and the writer/editor/publisher of EatonvilleNews.net.
Ruby Haynes was, among other things, the 1936 May Day queen.
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Thank you everyone for Eatonville to Rainier is a success!
March 30, 2012 – 4:12 pm | 8 Comments
Thank you everyone for Eatonville to Rainier is a success!

Hi everyone,
I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who has been coming to this site to check out our community’s history. This month the website hit a milestone — 5,000+ views for the …

Eatonville’s Fabulous 1952 Basketball Team
March 29, 2012 – 4:14 pm | One Comment
Eatonville’s Fabulous 1952 Basketball Team

Here’s a glimpse at the 1952 Eatonville basketball team, thanks you Dick Logston.
Eatonville is battling Lake Stevens at the semi finals. Eatonville would go on to win their place at state by one point. (Unfortunately, …

Van Eaton Gals Out on the Town (1948)
March 27, 2012 – 9:06 pm | No Comment
Van Eaton Gals Out on the Town (1948)

Elsie, Joan and Margaret Van Eaton are out on the town in 1948. The one traveling in style is Joan. Take a look at that stroller. It’s a Taylor Tot and they were made from the …

Don’t Feed the Bear (Mount Rainier ca. 1940s)
March 26, 2012 – 4:24 pm | 2 Comments
Don’t Feed the Bear (Mount Rainier ca. 1940s)

They always tell you, don’t feed the bear. But people just can’t seem to help themselves.
Here are some folks feeding a bear at Mount Rainier, probably in late 40s. It looks like a cub standing …

Eatonville’s Town Marshals (1909-1969)
March 23, 2012 – 5:43 pm | 16 Comments
Eatonville’s Town Marshals (1909-1969)

With all the news about Eatonville’s police department lately, I thought it might be a good time to look back at the town’s law enforcement.
Moving through Marshals
Eatonville has had its ups and down with law …

The Logs – Resort Motel and Restaurant
March 22, 2012 – 3:36 pm | 10 Comments
The Logs – Resort Motel and Restaurant

If you were headed up to Paradise years ago, you might have stopped by “The Logs”  for the evening. Below is what was printed on the back of their postcard, and it sounds like a …

Eatonville Center of Hunt for Lost Airplane (December 1946)
March 16, 2012 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Eatonville Center of Hunt for Lost Airplane (December 1946)

This article ran in the Eatonville Dispatch, December 19, 1946.
Eatonville Center of Hunt for Lost Airplane
Eatonville was “in the news” for a brief period last week end.
Walter Winchell, the New York radio gossipeer, gave it …

1952 Chevrolet Goes on Display in Van Eaton’s Showroom
March 15, 2012 – 6:25 pm | No Comment
1952 Chevrolet Goes on Display in Van Eaton’s Showroom

The names Chevrolet and Van Eaton will always be linked. The Van Eaton Chevrolet showroom was part of the town for decades. Here’s an ad out of the Eatonville Dispatch for the new 1952 four-door …