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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 8:31 pm
Wrong-way driver, 86, gets maximum 9-month sentence
SFGate - A Pierce County Superior Court judge has sentenced an 86-year-old man to nine months in jail for vehicular assault in a wrong-way injury crash last November on Interstate 5. Judge Jerry Costello rejected a lesser recommended term for Panos Palas of the Tacoma suburb of University Place, and chose the maximum sentence available within the standard range. The judge said Wednesday that Palas deserved the more severe punishment because he apparently hadn't learned his lesson from a 2012 DUI arrest. Read more...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 -- 9:35 am
Walking Chambers Bay Loop trails before the US Open at Chambers Bay Golf Course
Examiner.com - Views of golfers - the gallery view of the 2015 U.S. Open when it visits Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place, WA. The Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place, Washington will host the Pacific Northwest's first U.S. Open Golf Championship June 15-21, 2015. Read more...
Friday, March 20, 2015 -- 5:53 pm
HSV City elementary teacher injured during student fight
WTVM - A Huntsville City School teacher was injured during a fight at University Place Elementary School Tuesday. A spokesperson for the Huntsville School District said the teacher was trying to break up the fight. Read more...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 -- 11:27 pm
Sarah Jessica Parker finally sells Greenwich Village home
New York Daily News - Serial real estate hunter Sarah Jessica Parker has finally found a buyer for her Greenwich Village townhouse, after several price cuts and nearly three years on the market, Daily News real estate editor Katherine Clarke has learned. The property, a spectacular Greek Revival townhouse at 20 E. 10th St., between Fifth Ave. and University Place, has gone into contract, last priced at $22 million. Read more...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 -- 4:38 pm
Found objects in Stamford UConn art show
Connecticut Post - ... ne is saying I should have had an opening," she said of the recent end of the big freeze. UConn Stamford, 1 University Place. Monday, March 23, to Thursday, April 30. Free. 203-251-8400. www.stamford.com.edu. Read more...
Monday, March 16, 2015 -- 8:53 am
As U.S. Open nears, Chambers Bay undergoes transformation
KOMO News - The changes just keep coming to Chambers Bay golf course to get it ready for the U.S. Open, set to begin there in 93 days. The United States Golf Association is taking over a huge portion of the Chambers Creek park in University Place this week - to start building its golf village. Read more...
Thursday, March 12, 2015 -- 5:42 pm
Ex-Amateur champ Peter Uihlein’s goal: A chance to win again at Chambers Bay
Seattle Times - ... that day by playing 34 holes of golf, winning the 2010 U.S. Amateur golf championship at Chambers Bay in University Place in a match-play final against Stanford star David Chung. So there was more than just a milestone birthday to celebrate on that ... Read more...
Sunday, March 8, 2015 -- 5:16 pm
An important step by the Legislature on mental-health reform
Seattle Times - ... the House last year, but was quashed in the Senate. This version, sponsored by state Sen. Steve O'Ban, R-University Place, passed 46-3, and was previously unanimously approved by the House. The most telling argument for Joel's Law is embedded in a ... Read more...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 -- 11:06 am
USGA Announces 2015 U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying Sites
Digital Game Developer - The United States Golf Association today announced sectional qualifying sites for the 2015 U.S. Open Championship, which will be held at Chambers Bay, in University Place, Wash., on June 18-21. Sectional qualifying, conducted over 36 holes, will be held on June 8 at 10 sites in the U.S. For the 11th consecutive year, Japan and England will host international sectional qualifying, which is scheduled for May 25. The U.S. Open has worldwide appeal, so it is fitting that sectional qualifying will be conducted once again at international sites and in many regions of the United States, said Diana Murphy, USGA vice president and Championship Committee chairman. Read more...
Friday, February 27, 2015 -- 7:53 am
USGA Announces 2015 US Open Championship Qualifiers
Pro Golf Now - Apr 22, 2013; Ardmore, PA, USA; Members of the media take pictures of a replica of the US Open championship trophy during the preview day for the 2013 US Open at Merion Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: Eileen Blass-USA TODAY Sports If you're dreaming about teeing it up with the Big Dogs at the US Open while you're watching them slug it out the Honda Classic, this could be welcome news! The United States Golf Association has posted the schedule for local qualifying sites for the 2015 U.S. Open Championship that will be contested June 18-21 at Chambers Bay, in University Place, Washington. Read more...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 -- 12:49 am
Fresno's Sunnyside Country Club to host U.S. Open Qualifying on May 18
Examiner.com - The United States Golf Association has announced local qualifying sites for the 2015 U.S. Open Championship. The U.S. Open will be contested June 18-21 at Chambers Bay, in University Place, Wash. Read more...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -- 12:01 am
UW women golfers storm to win UC Irvine Invitational
Seattle Times - ... other." The USGA announced there will be 111 local qualifiers in May for the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay in University Place, June 18-21. The qualifiers will be held in 43 states, including two in Washington, at The Home Course in DuPont on May 11 and ... Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 10:20 pm
USGA announces qualifying sites for 2015 U. S. Open, 5 in Nor-Cal
Examiner.com - The United States Golf Association announced on February 4, 2015, the locations of the qualifying sites for the 2015 U. S. Open golf tournament , scheduled for June 18-21 at Chambers Bay in University Place, Washington. Qualifying for the 115th U.S. Open will take place over the period from May 4 to May 21 at 111 locations in 43 states. Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 8:40 am
USGA Announces Local Qualifying Sites for 2015 U.S. Open Championship
PRWeb - ... sites for the 2015 U.S. Open Championship. The U.S. Open will be contested June 18-21 at Chambers Bay, in University Place, Wash. - the first U.S. Open in the Pacific Northwest. Local qualifying, conducted over 18 holes at 111 sites in 43 states, ... Read more...
Monday, February 23, 2015 -- 12:10 pm
Tickets for U.S. Open at Chambers Bay sold out; some practice round tickets still...
The Oregonian - UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash: Chambers Bay Golf Course, operated by Pierce County as a public course, is the site of the 2015 U.S. Open men's championship. Terry Richard/The Oregonian The United States Golf Association announced Monday that tickets for the championship, which is scheduled for June 18-21 at Chambers Bay Golf Course near Tacoma, are sold out. Read more...
Monday, February 23, 2015 -- 11:50 am
2015 U.S. Open Championship-Round Tickets Sold Out At Chambers Bay
Digital Game Developer - The United States Golf Association today announced that all championship-round tickets for the 2015 U.S. Open Championship at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash., have sold out. This marks the 28th consecutive sellout, dating to the 1988 U.S. Open. Read more...
Saturday, February 21, 2015 -- 6:41 pm
Retief Goosen wobbles, but extends his lead to two shots
Seattle Times - ... the fringe for a birdie. He shot a 72 and was in a tie for seventh at 4 under. Michael Putnam (70) from University Place was tied for 19th at 1 under, former UW Husky Alex Prugh (70) was tied for 26th at even par and Andrew Putnam (74) from ... Read more...
Monday, February 16, 2015 -- 8:03 pm
Bill could make it easier to pass school bond measures
Crosscut.com - ... to protect the minority from the tyranny of the majority," said Jerry Gibbs of Gig Harbor. Betsy Tainer of University Place added; "Voters are shooting down bonds and levies all over the state. It's because we realize the tax burdens are too great." ... Read more...
Saturday, February 14, 2015 -- 9:04 pm
Sequim boys eliminate North Mason 64-48
KONP 1450 Local News - A huge 21-0 second quarter burst fueled the Sequim Wolves to a 64-48 victory over the North Mason Bulldogs Saturday night in a 2A West Central District boys basketball consolation bracket game at Curtis High in University Place. Sequim stays alive to play Renton, an 83-68 loser to Washington in a quarterfinal Saturday, on Tuesday night at 7:45, once again at Curtis High. Read more...
Friday, February 13, 2015 -- 8:33 pm
Tiger Woods has exempt status for U.S. Open
Seattle Times - Although his recent slump has seen him plummet in the world golf rankings, Woods is one of 51 players already exempt for the U.S. Open in June at Chambers Bay in University Place, meaning he can play in the event if he chooses without having to qualify. Woods, who said this week he is taking a break from the PGA Tour until he feels his game is at a competitive level, remains the biggest draw in the sport despite having fallen from No. Read more...



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