Rep. Christine Kilduff with host “Coffee with Christine” from 10:00 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Cutters Point, 2700 Bridgeport Way G, University Place, WA 98466 to provide local constituents with the opportunity to ask questions on issues including education funding, healthcare and mental health, and the big issues in Olympia this year.
Submitted by Kathy Admire UP for Arts, a local volunteer group dedicated to public arts in University Place, sponsored a well-attended concert on February 24 in the City’s Atrium. The concert featured the South Sound Choir Academy, conducted by Megan Oberfield, including the South Sound Youth Choir, Tacoma Singing Society, and the Tacoma Ringing Society (handbells).
Madison Rickman, a student at Curtis Senior High School, served as a page this week in the Washington State House of Representatives. Sponsored by state Rep. Christine Kilduff (D-University Place), Madison is the daughter of Sarra Vashchenko and Ric Rickman of University Place.
University Place Pierce County Library will be closed Wednesday, March 1, to do some maintenance and improvements to the library’s layout. The library will reopen at noon on Thursday, March 2, two hours later than normal.
Even when a firefighter is off-duty, there is a willingness to respond to those in need. The actions of West Pierce Firefighter Justin Tinsley is no different. At the Board of Fire Commissioners meeting on February 21, Firefighter Tinsley was presented with a Valor Award for his heroic actions while duck hunting in Puget Sound […]
Summer Rettig, a sophomore at Curtis Senior High School in University Place, recently spent a week at the Capitol working as a page for the Washington State Senate. Summer was one of 13 students who served as Senate pages for the sixth week of the 2017 legislative session.
Submitted by UP for Arts Concert goers are in for a treat this Spring during UP for Arts 2017 Spring Arts and Concerts Series. Bach with a Rock and Roll twist, outstanding choirs and favorite tunes from musical theater are among the featured offerings.
The University Place City Council will hold a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 (7:00 P.M.) in the Town Hall Meeting Room (3715 Bridgeport Way West.) Access the agenda on the City’s website.
By Jim Sharp, Fire Chief, West Pierce Fire & Rescue The future of emergency medical services (EMS) has been a hot topic throughout the fire service community for some time now. Fire-based EMS programs were implemented across the country in the 1970’s, marking a major shift in the core mission of the fire service. Throughout […]
UNIVERSITY PLACE, WA – A new Jimmy John’s sandwich shop located at 3800 Bridgeport Way West is now open and ready to serve fresh, gourmet sandwiches to the people of University Place. “This will be our first store in University Place and our team is excited to serve fresh, fast and tasty sandwiches to a new […]