Parks Appreciation Day

Be part of a county-wide effort on Saturday, April 26th from 9:00am-12noon. 2,500 volunteers will converge on 50 local parks and natural areas to “give back” by pruning, pulling, and planting. You can be part of this effort at Chambers Creek Regional Park, 8950 64th St W in University Place. For more information about what you will be doing at the site please contact info@chamberscreekfoundation.org.

Easter Sunrise Service in the Curran Apple Orchard

By Lynne Jenks-Dudschus

Join United Church in University Place for our Easter Sunrise Service at 6:30am in the Curran Apple Orchard. We will gather, give thanks and sing! We will light a sacred fire and burn tobacco and sweet grass and send our prayers for new life up to our Creator on the smoke. We will hear the traditional Easter story from the New Testament and a few less traditional readings. All are welcome to join us! United Church is located at 3912 Grandview Dr W.

What a Career!

West Pierce Fire & Rescue logo

Jim Sharp, Fire Chief, West Pierce Fire & Rescue

When Colleen Adler started out as a 9-1-1 dispatcher at Fire Comm I doubt she had any idea where her career would take her.  She has actually made a couple of careers for herself at West Pierce Fire & Rescue.  Sadly for us it is coming to a close on April 30th.   Fortunately for Colleen this means more time with her family, especially her grandbabies.

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Before The Fall

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By Dorothy Wilhelm

UNIVERSITY PLACE – I had just taken this picture (see below) of the “Love Locks” a day or so before the cable broke or was broken at Chambers Bay in University Place. I was curious about what they could possibly mean, and my kids naturally – kids are so smart – were able to tell me that in “locking their love” and throwing away the key, it was a symbol that love would last forever.

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