Find out how Pierce County won hosting duties for one of the biggest golf events on the planet. The Puget Sound American Marketing Association is featuring a presentation with Jaime Vogt, Tom Cade, and Blaine Newnham who will deliver a firsthand account of the genesis of Chambers Bay Golf Course and its selection as the first golf course in the Northwest to host the U.S. Open. They’ll also delve into the impact the US Open will have on the economy and what it means for Pierce County. [Read more…]
The University Place City Council will hold its next Regular Council Meeting on Monday, April 20, 2015, 6:30 p.m. Download the meeting agenda here.
In preparation for the much hyped 2015 US Open, which comes to Chambers Bay Golf course June 15, Tacoma Little Theatre presents Ken Ludwig’s rollicking farce, The Fox on the Fairway. [Read more…]
TACOMA – Beginning the week of April 20, continued demolition of the Pacific Avenue overpass in Tacoma will require night closures of the northbound Interstate 5 collector/distributor lanes. Later in the week, four-hour night closures are scheduled for all northbound lanes on mainline I-5 in Tacoma. Drivers will follow signed detours. [Read more…]
The Lakewood City Council will meet on Monday, April 20, 2015 (7:00 P.M.) in the City of Lakewood’s Council Chambers (6000 Main Street SW). Download the meeting agenda packet here.
The community is invited to participate in golf-themed library events and activities throughout Pierce County to highlight the U.S. Open Championship taking place June 15-21, 2015, at Chambers Bay in University Place. [Read more…]
Celebrate childhood and reading with local musician Marco Cortes. Join us for music, storytelling, free books and prizes! [Read more…]
If your doctor has said that Tai Chi would be good for you, and he probably has, but you don’t know how to get started, and you probably don’t, a great free chance is available on World Tai Chi Day, Saturday April 25 at 10:00 a.m. in front of the Tacoma Museum of Glass. All are welcome, and it’s very beginner friendly. [Read more…]
Topics of Interest and Updates
Harry Todd Park Dock Removal
Users might notice a different look to the popular dock at Harry Todd Park. This week, the City had to remove the inner-most sections of both “L”-shaped docks because of damage over the years. Essentially, where previously the two docks connected to form a “U” shape from overhead, the two docks now look like two straight lines or “fingers.” [Read more…]
The Pierce College International Education department is opening the doors to the world for students later this summer through several short-term study tours to Busan, South Korea. Study tours are open to anyone interested in earning college credit while visiting another country. Students will attend classes co-taught by Pierce College and DongJu University professors in Busan. The best part: tuition for these classes will be the same as any other Pierce College course, and financial aid will be accepted. [Read more…]