Around the Sound: Lakewood Motor Inn marks 50th anniversary

The property where the Best Western Motor Inn is located was originally part of the 200- acre parcel that local entrepreneur Norton Clapp purchased in 1936. The Inn, originally known as the Lakewood Motor Inn, is 50 years old this month, and, after taking time out to celebrate its milestone anniversary, it’s gearing up to welcome golf fans for the USGA in June. [Read more…]

Around the Sound: 9th annual Battle of the Books

A different kind of March Madness: CPSD Middle schools battle for top place.

There was a battle in the Lakewood Library this past week, but no one was injured. It was definitely a battle, but a civil battle nevertheless as 6th Grade students from five Clover Park School District middle schools tested their knowledge about a dozen books they’d read earlier this year. Students answered 25 questions about the books’ contents. [Read more…]