Todd with Giant Bears at Costco in Timnath
Jenny Harding, For TSM

The new Costco in Timnath finally opened to the public yesterday. My wife Jenny and I tried to go to the VIP event on Wednesday (October 1), but it was honestly too crowded. We couldn't even get a spot to park. Jenny has been counting down this event for months. I was less enthusiastic.

To me it is exactly like a Sam's Club.  It's a cool store, but they charge you to shop there...and we gladly pay it. Why? I know it's awesome to buy butter by the case, but should we really have to have a membership to do it? I say nay. Don't get me wrong. I love the store. I just think it should be a right to shop there, not a privilege.

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