Chambers Bay, in University Place, Wash., has been selected by the USGA as the site of the 2019 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship. The dates of the championship are May 25-29. The Home Course, in DuPont, Wash., which is cooperatively owned and operated by the Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA) and the Washington State Golf Association […]
By Debby Abe Carrying on a decades-long tradition, the Tacoma Buddhist Temple will host its annual Bon Odori Japanese Folk Dance Festival on Saturday, July 30. The popular street fest features dancers in colorful kimonos and cotton yukatas performing communal dances in front of the temple. Everyone is welcome to participate. Just jump into the […]
The Association of Washington Cities (AWC), an Olympia-based organization advocating on behalf of Washington’s 281 cities and towns, honored Representative Dick Muri (R-Lakewood) with a City Champion Award.
“Even when firefighters are off-duty they consistently feel compelled to provide assistance no matter what the situation. Such was the case for four West Pierce firefighters over this past year. On July 19, 2016 at the Fire Commissioners Meeting, Firefighter/Paramedic Matt Garrels, Captain/Paramedic Mike Harn, Firefighter/Engineer Travis Kuch and Firefighter Chad Walker all received Merit […]
The 2016 Curran Orchard Summer Concert Series continues on Thursday, July 21 with Danny Vernon’s Illusions of Elvis. All concerts are FREE and take place on the following Thursdays from 6:30pm to 8pm. Bring blankets, picnics or enjoy food from Hometown Hotdogs. (Note: No alcohol allowed in City Parks).
Get out your blue suede shoes and join us for a fantastic evening with “Elvis” at the Curran Apple Orchard Park on Thursday, July 21 from 6:30pm to 8 pm. Danny Vernon’s Illusions of Elvis is a fabulous show covering several periods of Elvis Presley’s career. This high energy show with great vocals and numerous costume […]
By Mary Verner Your primary election ballot should be in your mailbox by now. Among the statewide offices is Commissioner of Public Lands, with seven candidates. How is a voter to know the qualifications needed for this position?
By Cynthia Endicott Once a week, a delightful group of active, older adults meets in Room C at the Fircrest Community Center to practice yoga. The new “SIlver Sneakers/Flex Chair Yoga” Class is offered each Friday at 10:30.
The University Place City Council will hold a Regular Council Meeting on Monday, July 18, 2016, 6:30 p.m. in the Town Hall Meeting Room (3715 Bridgeport Way West). The meeting agenda is available here.
By Pat Price The 55th Class reunion will be held September 9 and 10 in Lakewood. Events include: