Grant Schmidtke, a student at Curtis High School, served as a legislative page for the state House of Representatives the week of March 13 – 17. He was co-sponsored by 13th District Rep. Tom Dent and 28th District Rep. Dick Muri.
Get ready for Bach with a Rock and Roll twist and favorite musical show tunes during the final two Spring Arts & Concerts series sponsored by UP for Arts.
At its March 20 meeting the U.P. City Council approved two resolutions expressing support for bills under consideration in Olympia that would change State law to reduce or eliminate some Sound Transit taxes.
Sophie Martin, a student at Charles Wright Academy, served as a page this week in the Washington State House of Representatives.
Each year, West Pierce Fire & Rescue puts together a team of firefighters to participate and raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) by climbing the 69 floors of the Columbia Center in Seattle, all while in full bunker gear. The annual Scott Firefighter Stairclimb is a fundraiser to help find a cure […]
Submitted by Howard Lee UP Cares, a University Place 501c3 nonprofit, announced that Dance Theatre Northwest and the 4th Annual 2017 Teddy Bear Picnic were each awarded substantial donations to support their efforts in promoting the arts by producing free civic events.
Benjamin Tilton, a ninth-grade student at Curtis Junior High in University Place, recently spent a week at the Capitol working as a page for the Washington State Senate. Benjamin was one of 16 students who served as Senate pages for the ninth week of the 2017 legislative session.
Submitted by Douglas J. Gladstone To hear officials from both sides tell it, Major League Baseball (MLB) and the union representing its players, the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) are positively giddy about the new five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) that was agreed upon last November and ratified 29-1 by the baseball owners last December.
Pierce County and the City of University Place are hosting an Open House to gather comments from the public on the Draft 2017 Chambers Creek Regional Park Master Site Plan and a companion Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS).
TACOMA, Wash. – Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department received confirmation of mumps cases at Curtis High and Curtis Junior High schools. Each school has one case. The students will not return to school until they are no longer contagious. Their exposure to mumps happened away from school.