Submitted by Karen Benveniste The University Place Historical Society presents its annual Garden Tour this weekend May 20 & 21, from 11 am to 4 pm. Six private gardens and two community gardens are featured along with opportunities to bid on Seahawks tickets and memorabilia.
More than two years ago, two West Pierce firefighters began their journey in volunteering to fight fires in Israel through a non-profit organization called Emergency Volunteers Project (EVP). Last week Firefighter/Paramedics Rob Mayzak and Travis Smith were presented in front of the Board of Fire Commissioners with the Humanitarian Award for their work in the program. As […]
It takes a lot of candles to celebrate the 107th birthday of Ruth Hofto! Hear her old-age wisdom as the University Place Senior Center celebrates her big day.
University Place, WA – The non-profit Chambers Creek Foundation is welcoming the public to join in a special evening to celebrate the last decade of accomplishment on Pierce County’s Chambers Creek Properties in University Place. This Gala and Auction coincides with the 10 Year Anniversary of Foundation’s original Gala before the opening of the extraordinary […]
In February, the 2017 Red Knights Recruit Academy class began with individuals eager to serve their communities as firefighters. This regional recruit academy class was comprised of three departments: Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One, Graham Fire & Rescue and West Pierce Fire & Rescue. These recruits came with varying degrees of experience in both fire and […]
The University Place City Council will hold a Regular Meeting on Monday, May 15, 2017 (7:00 P.M.) in the Town Hall Meeting Room (3715 Bridgeport Way West.) Access the agenda on the City’s website.
West Pierce Fire & Rescue will be performing a live fire training exercise at 3326 Oas Drive W in University Place on May 11, 2017. Training will begin early in the morning and continue throughout the day until late afternoon. Some roads and driveways may be blocked due to hose and/or fire apparatus. If you reside on […]
Learn about petrified, preserved and forgotten food at a free event at University Place Pierce County Library on May 17 at 7 p.m. University Place Library is hosting “The Ancient Fruitcake: What Really, Really Old Food Tells Us about History, Culture, Love and Memory” with a community conversation and discussion by Humanities Washington’s Speakers Bureau.
Submitted by Washington House Democrats Under a new law sponsored by State Rep. Christine Kilduff (D-University Place), the Attorney General’s Office will connect veterans and military servicemembers with free legal services.
The University Place City Council this week approved rules for marijuana sales and processing, but declined to consider whether to allow those sales. Read more: University Place approves pot rules, but not pot sales | The News Tribune