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U.S. Open impacts won’t just come to Chambers Bay course

While the first U.S. Open to be held in the Pacific Northwest is gearing up for Chamber’s Bay in mid June, activities and golf-related impacts are already being felt around Pierce County.

Hundreds of directional signs and promotional banners along Interstate 5 and downtowns around Puget Sound are popping up. Museums and attractions have opened golf themed events and exhibits through the summer. Announcements about U.S. Open-linked activities are streaming in.

“You are not going to miss the fact that the U.S. Open is coming,” said United States Golf Association Public Relations Director Janeen Driscoll.

The championship itself will run June 15 to June 21 at the county-owned Chambers Bay Golf Course, drawing an estimated 30,000 spectators and 1,000 journalists a day to the waterfront course. That translates to…

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Meet new Milton City Council Member Susan Johnson

With the passing of Milton City Council Member Bart Taylor, the council has felt the loss both physically and spiritually. As the city council process must move on, Milton resident Susan Johnson has temporarily filled Taylor’s council seat number…

Drama students bring Neil Simon’s comedy ‘Fools’ to the stage

Fife High School drama students are ending their 2015 theater season on a funny note with their production of Neil Simon’s wonderfully silly comedy “Fools.” Directed by drama instructors Dave and Teresa Hockman, whose gifted way with the young…

FBLA wins at state, next stop nationals

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) teams from Fife High School and Columbia Junior High returned victorious from state competitions in Spokane, April 15-17. From Fife High, 62 student members attended state with 20 of them earning top-five…

Woodstick Big Beat 2015

More than 500 drummers playing to the same beat rocked the Emerald Queen Casino ballroom at the annual “Woodstick Big Beat” on Sunday, April 26. The event brings talent of all ages and sizes together for fun, love of music and to raise money…

Look Larson Automotive Group donates to Charlie’s Dinosaur

There’s a point in time for everybody where they feel they aren’t in control. For adults, this can be devastating. For children, it can completely alter the way they see the world, and not for the better.

How many children’s lives would…
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