U.S. Army Reserve the topic at Tacoma Narrows Rotary, Feb. 17

The Rotary Club of Tacoma Narrows meets weekly at Tower Lanes, 6323 6th Avenue, Tacoma, on Tuesdays at 7 a.m. for fellowship, breakfast, and an informative and interesting presentation from a guest speaker.

  • February 17 – Stan Flemming, TNR Member, will speak to us about the role of the U.S. Army Reserve in today’s US Strategic foreign policy. [Read more…]

West Pierce Fire & Rescue Responds to Duplex Fire in University Place

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University Place, WA – Just before 10:00 pm Thursday, Feb. 12 West Pierce firefighters were called to a duplex fire at 5202 65th Ave W. Firefighters arrived to find heavy fire and smoke coming from the structure. They quickly entered the unit and extinguished the fire, preventing the flames from entering the other side of the duplex. The fire was declared under control at 10:47 pm. [Read more…]

Video: North Meadow parking lot expanding (PCTV)

From Pierce County TV: See the construction (video below) at Chambers Creek Regional Park. Pierce County is building a bigger parking lot at North Meadow, just off Grandview in University Place. It’s a popular parking spot for SoundView Trail walkers and families using Playground by The Sound. Learn more about the temporary parking lot closure and the timeline for the project. [Read more…]

Fantasy novelist discusses ‘The Darkest Part of the Forest,’ Feb. 23

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Meet author Holly Black at 7 p.m. on Feb. 23 at University Place Pierce County Library. She will talk about and sign her new book, “The Darkest Part of the Forest.”

To attend the free event, visit University Place Library for a free ticket. Limit two per person, while supplies last. Books will available for purchase and signing courtesy of King’s Books. This free event is sponsored by Friends of the University Place Library. [Read more…]

Sheriff’s Community Academy openings

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department is looking for interested citizens to attend its winter Community Academy program. The University Place academy begins Feb. 19 and will meet each Thursday evening from 7 to 9:30 p.m. for 10 weeks. The South Hill academy begins March 18 and will meet each Wednesday evening from 7 to 9:30 p.m. for 10 weeks. [Read more…]