TNT: Former Tacoma, Steilacoom police chief Richard Amundsen dies

“Richard Amundsen’s first job in law enforcement was walking a two-block beat in downtown Tacoma.

“By the time he retired more than four decades later he’d served as chief of the Tacoma and Steilacoom police departments and head of security at what is now called the Washington State Fair in Puyallup.” Read the rest of Adam Lynn’s story at The News Tribune website.

TNT: USGA maintains a steady ‘no’ on Lakewood’s promotion ideas

“While Fort Steilacoom Park was under consideration as a parking area for this month’s U.S. Open, the United States Golf Association denied repeated requests from Lakewood city leaders to let community groups sell concessions or other services to spectators catching shuttle buses, according to documents recently obtained by The News Tribune.” Read the rest of Adam Lynn’s story in The News Tribune.