There were no ringing bells or cascading balloons and confetti. There was no pomp and circumstance. No one got on the loudspeaker, amid cheers, and announced what had just transpired. Read more: Matt Driscoll: State’s 4 millionth voter is an 18-year-old millennial from Lakewood | The News Tribune
Three Republican candidates hoping to replace the outgoing Pierce County Executive will speak at the monthly meeting of the 28th District Republican Club at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 23, at the Cloverleaf Restaurant. Club members and the public are invited to hear State Sen. Bruce Dammeier, former member of the Washington Legislature Larry Faulk, and […]
Award-winning communicator Linda Farmer is running for Pierce County Council, District 6. Farmer, a Democrat, works as the Director of Communications for the Pierce County Library System. She currently serves on the Pierce County Charter Review Commission.
By Vivian Foster The Vote Yes campaign supporting formation of the UP Metropolitan Park District has received endorsements from key community organizations and businesses, most recently the Editorial Board of the Tacoma News Tribune and West Pierce Fire & Rescue Commission.
By Betsy Tainer A public information meeting regarding the proposed University Place Metropolitan Park District will be held in the Meeting Room at the University Place Library on Sunday, April 3 (3:30 pm) and again on Tuesday, April 5 (6:30 pm).
On Saturday, March 26, 2016, at 10:00 a.m., the national contest to determine whether Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders will be the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nominee rolls into Washington State and Pierce County.
By Vivian Foster University Place, WA – Save University Place Parks & Recreation (SUPPR) has recently updated its Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page on its website in response to inquiries collected while promoting support of the Vote Yes Campaign.
Rep. Dick Muri, R-Steilacoom, and Sen. Steve O’Ban, R-Pierce County, are inviting residents of the 28th District to a town hall event Saturday, Mar. 19. The two lawmakers are encouraging residents of the 28th District to participate by sharing their comments, questions, and concerns about the 2016 Legislative session.
By Betsy Tainer Do you believe in Tinkerbell? The ‘for’ campaign is putting out that the levy for the new University Place Park District would likely by about $0.16/1,000 vs the up to $0.75/1,000 that we would be approving on April 26th. They are also promoting the idea that ALL 5 of the new park […]
By Vivian Foster Why is this decision so important? Simply, because the City of University Place does not have enough funding (taxes, fees and other revenue) to continue to support any recreation and senior programs. This is a hard fact. On the April 26 ballot, University Place residents will make their most important decision in more […]