“Eight months from now, the roads leading to the Chambers Bay Golf Course will be put under tight security as the 2015 U.S. Open begins.” Read the rest of Brynn Grimley’s story at The News Tribune.
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“Last week, Olga Rodriguez got a call from her 17-year-old son in a panic. Their Lakewood home was on fire. Olga immediately called her husband, Marco Rodriguez, a custodian at Mann Middle School.
“‘I was two minutes away from the house,’ Marco said.”
Read the rest of Larry LaRue’s story in The News Tribune.
“Sylvia Peterson wasn’t thinking about a book when she began visiting the most dangerous female sex predator in the state. She was hoping to resolve her own personal horror.
“‘I thought it might be possible to get information that would help explain my grandfather, who abused me when I was 7 years old,’ Peterson said.” Read the rest of Larry Larue’s story in The News Tribune.
“After learning a large church might be interested in the former Galaxy Narrows Theater on the eastern border of University Place, the City Council voted 5 to 2 Monday night to approve a moratorium preventing large religious groups from locating in commercial zones.” Read more the rest of Brynn Grimley’s story in The News Tribune.
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“University Place voters will decide next month whether to pay more taxes to keep the city’s police force from cutting staff.
“If voters approve the increase Nov. 4, utility taxes in the city will go from the current rate of 6 percent to 9.5 percent. That will allow the department to maintain staffing levels and eventually grow by three deputies and one patrol sergeant, officials say.”
Read the rest of Brynn Grimley’s story in The News Tribune.
Found at Sunnyside Beach Park on Thursday, 9 October, a small cross. Describe and claim via email to Ray Egan.
“Shannon Reynolds celebrated her 21st birthday differently than most of her college-age peers would.
“Instead of going out to dinner and ordering a beverage to mark the milestone of turning the legal drinking age, she was up front in the Fircrest City Council chambers learning about the city’s 2015 preliminary budget.”
Read the rest of Bryan Grimley’s story in The News Tribune.
Just in time for Halloween, Tacoma Musical Playhouse opens its doors to the public for a one-day Costume and Prop sale Saturday, October 18 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. [Read more...]