Submitted by Chris Saunders. This Wednesday, May 18th will be our last United for University Place meeting until the fall. We will meet again at University Place Presbyterian Church on 27th in University Place at 11:30. Last month we heard from five foreign born individuals who had very diverse immigration experiences. This month we will […]
City of University Place announcement. With a force of just 16 commissioned officers, the U.P. Police Department has an officer-to-resident ratio of 0.45 per 1,000 citizens. This places University Place last out of 218 jurisdictions in the state of Washington on this metric. The state officer-to-citizen average is 1.46. Due to staffing concerns raised by […]
City of University Place announcement. You know summer is on its way when members of the U.P. Public Works department begin installing hanging baskets on the light poles around town. This year, in addition to being financially supported by community donations, the baskets that are located in the Village at Chambers Bay are courtesy of […]
The University Place City Council will hold a Regular Meeting on May 16 (6:30 PM). Access the agenda and access instructions here.
City of University Place announcement. Friday, May 20 is the deadline to register to participate in the Duck Daze parade on June 4. If your organization, school group, scout troop or business wants to march, you must complete the registration form. The parade kicks off at 10 a.m. at 29th Street and Bridgeport Way W. […]
West Pierce Fire & Rescue announcement. In April, West Pierce Fire & Rescue firefighters responded to 1,328 9-1-1 calls for service. This is an average of 44 calls per day and nearly 82% were for medical aid.
Submitted by Howard Lee, Community Connection Place. Seniors at Community Connection Place will hold a Help Ukranian Childrens Fundraiser at the UP Community/Senior Center (located on Grandview Dr, just north of the Grandview Dr/27th St intersection) this Saturday, May 14th. The event will be a book sale, with all proceeds being donated to help Ukranian […]
Submitted by Chris Saunders. University Place is forming a team to bring a destination inclusive playground to it city. A group of civic minded leaders and residence came together on Tuesday, May 3 to discuss the feasibility of this style of playground to meet the needs of all its citizen, as well as others from […]
West Pierce Fire & Rescue announcement. West Pierce Fire & Rescue is hosting the 2022 Youth Academy the weekend of June 25-26, 2022 and are currently accepting applications. This two-day program will teach teens interested in a career in the fire service about what it means to be a firefighter. The weekend will be filled […]
Submitted by Washington University. Frank Lin of University Place, WA, (98467), was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2021 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Lin graduated in December from the university’s College of Arts & Sciences. To qualify for the Dean’s List in the College of Arts & Sciences, students must […]
City of Lakewood announcement. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was signed into law in November of 2021. The bipartisan federal package established funding to address aging infrastructure, broadband connectivity, water quality, electrification, and transportation nationwide. Many local projects in Pierce County may be eligible for funding under the act, including the removal of the […]
University Place School District social media post. Way to go Vikings.