Business Examiner: Changing fortunes for Tillicum

“Tillicum is an island. To the west is American Lake and to the east is I-5. To the south is Camp Murray and to the north is Tacoma Country and Golf Club. The only way in and out is I-5, and that plays host to some heavy-duty congestion. Essentially, Tillicum is cut off from the rest of Lakewood.” Read the rest of Zachariah Bryan’s in-depth story of “how the economic outlook is evolving in the poorest neighborhood in Lakewood” at the Business Examiner website.

TNT: Hundreds of trees removed from Oakbrook golf course to improve turf health

Oakbrook Golf Course fir tree removal

Oakbrook Golf Course fir tree removal

“Massive fir branches strewn across sections of the Oakbrook Golf and Country Club last week made it look like a hurricane ripped through the course that’s nestled in Lakewood’s Oakbrook community. An act of nature didn’t take down the more than 400 giant trees from the 124-acre public course. Course owner RMG Club did.” Read the rest of Brynn Grimley’s story at The News Tribune website.