The New Tacoma Cemeteries will host a Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30 starting at 11:30 am. Events will include a keynote speech by Major General (Retired) James “Jimmy” Collins, US Army; Guest Speaker: Krista M. Simpson, Gold Star Spouse of SSG Michael H. Simpson. A Veteran’s Wreath will be placed on MSG Albert Onacki’s […]
By Chas Ames Today as I chanced to travel down Bridgeport, I saw something that struck me profoundly. Somewhere between Gravelly Lake and 100th, I saw tilted over in a residential yard… a tv antenna. Perhaps I was struck first by its size. It was larger than the sights of my youth. But it still […]
What will Chambers Creek Regional Park look like in 10 years? The Pierce County Parks and Recreation Department and the Pierce County Public Works and Utilities Department invite county residents to help shape the 2017 update to the Chambers Creek Regional Park Master Site Plan (MSP).
It’s mid-May—and less than two weeks until the bell behind the Bair store is rung at 3 p.m., signaling the official start of the Town’s eighth annual Farmers Market Season. June 1 marks the kickoff of the 2016 Farmers Market Season in this waterfront community that’s part of the oldest incorporated community in Washington State.
Fifty-two dance studios from around the country are preparing for a social media vote to win a $1000 Giveaway for new dance flooring or cash to benefit their students. The Greatmats $1000 Giveaway: Dance Studio Edition is presented by Greatmats – a Wisconsin-based specialty flooring company, and concluded its submission period on May 15.
Dance Theatre Northwest offers students age 4 through teen and adult a variety of ongoing classes, training and performance opportunities. Programs range from creative movement to instruction in classical ballet, Pointe, partnering, musical theatre, jazz, tap, dance exercise and stretch for those of varying abilities and interest levels. Fees for group classes range from $7-16 […]
By Paul Nimmo The news has reminded us several times over that that this May was one of the warmest in history, and yet one day of rain has hit the season hard. All games on Saturday May 21 were cancelled. However, we look forward to sunny skies soon, and hopefully a few rescheduled games.
Pierce County – Monday marks the beginning of filing week, the weeklong deadline for those seeking to run for office this November. With its start comes the exciting news that Dr. Mari Leavitt (D-University Place) the Deputy Director of Pierce County Connections, the county department in charge of delivering support services for local families, seniors, […]
West Pierce Fire & Rescue is hiring a Preparedness Coordinator through the AmeriCorps Program. This position will be utilized from September 2016-July 2017 and work within our current CERT program. Below is the information posted on our website, along with the link to apply.
The University Place City Council will hold its next Regular Council Meeting on Monday, May 16, 2016, 6:30 p.m. in the Town Hall Meeting Room (3715 Bridgeport Way West). Access the meeting agenda here.