Graham-Kapowsin’s top football, soccer recruits announce college plans

In accordance with the National Letter of Intent Signing Day, Graham-Kapowsin High School will hold a special ceremony to honor three students that are announcing their official college plans.  The signing ceremony is an opportunity to celebrate the athletes and families, that are making it to the next level and giving them additional opportunities to…

South County Golf Tournament Aug 7 – Brookdale Golf Course

South County Chamber of Commerce Presented by Timberland Bank Date: August 7, 2015   Time: 7:30 AM – 1:30 PM Event Description Play Golf. Build Your Network. Grow Your Business. Spend your morning at the 2015 South County Golf Tournament networking with South County business community members! Join us for a full round of 18 holes…

GBA Golf Tournament – July 24

Team Charlies Dinosaur and GBA members and friends, It’s the week of the tournament and there is still a lot of opportunity for businesses and individuals to support this great cause – proceeds not only help disadvantaged youth in our community, but also support the GBA, an organization of community and business leaders who do…

The US Open closing roads starting Sunday June 14

You can’t get into the Chambers Bay Golf Course now. You can’t even walk the path along the ridge, it’s blocked of. You can’t even see through the chain link very well, it’s lined with green mesh. Starting Sunday June 12, you will not be able to driver the road along Chambers Bay. There are…

JBLM to Host 2015 Special Olympics Washington Summer Games

Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. – The 2015 Special Olympics Washington Summer Games will host a record-breaking 2,800 Special Olympics athletes at Joint Base Lewis-McChord May 29-31. The Special Olympics “Flame of Hope” is scheduled to arrive at JBLM McChord Field Friday, May 29, in time for the opening ceremony, which is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m….

Feb 6-8 Ice Show!

Champion guest stars and local skaters featured in new ice show this weekend Professional performers will join members of the Lakewood Winter Club to present the 2015 ice show “Reflections on Ice – Entertaining America!” from Feb. 6-8 at Pierce County’s Sprinker Recreation Center. Five performances are scheduled, and each can accommodate up to 800…

The 12’s LOVE their Seahawks in Parkland

PARKLAND, WA — Driving home from Tacoma this evening at about 117th and Pacific Avenue, the 12’s were out in force. Along side the road and a few in it, a large assembly of local folks were dancing in the streets. Let’s face it 50% of the teams in the Superbowl lose the game. But…

No Sun Fun Run – Jan 17

On Saturday, January 17th, rain, hail, sleet, or snow, the 5K No Sun Fun Run will take place no matter what weather our South Sound winter provides!  The Nathan Chapman Trail provides a flat, paved, stroller friendly route.  The run is non-competitive and is recreationally timed.  All ages and abilities are welcome.  The $20 pre-registration…

County Parks – Yoga Classes

Evening Yoga Classes A new session of Hatha Yoga at the Frontier Park Lodge, 21800 Meridian S in Graham starts Tuesday, Jan 6 & Thursday, Jan 8.  The 6 week program runs from 6:30-7:45pm for a fee of $54 for one night per week or $108 for 2 nights per week.  All levels are welcome.  To…

Happy trails Mrs. Niehl

The Bethel High School Theater was the place of the Memorial for former Bethel District employee, Edith Niehl on Saturday. Obituary: Mrs. Edith Lucile Christensen Niehl (11/7/1924-10/15/2014) was born Woonsocket, South Dakota and grew up on the family farm in Forestburg with her ten brothers and sisters. She moved to Seattle in her early 20’s and met…

Braves Homecoming all the sparkle, except the win

SPANAWAY, WA — Going into the game, the Bethel Braves were undefeated. At the end, it was 21 to 34 and Emerald Ridge took the win. Along the way it was all the bells and whistles of a Homecoming game. Booths were selling T-shirts and other logo items, balloons were tied to the stadium, new trucks…