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Posted on: December 7, 2022

Santa is coming to West Pierce Fire & Rescue!

Santa at the Station Dates of December 8 and 15, 2022

Don't miss the Santa at the Station events in Lakewood and University Place:

  • December 8th from 5:30 - 7pmStation 21 - 5000 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood
  • December 15th from 5:30 - 7pmStation 31 - 3631 Drexler Drive W, University Place

The apparatus ba...

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Posted on: December 6, 2022

Kent Keel Elected to the National League of Cities Board

Kent Keel, City Council Member

Kent Keel, Councilmember of University Place, WA, was elected to the National League of Cities (NLC) Board of Directors by NLC’s membership at the organization’s 2022 City Summit in Kansas City, MO. Keel was elected to a one-year term ...

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Posted on: December 2, 2022

Veterans Memorial Plaza Dedication

Council, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, UP Vet Committee and other dignitaries

On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, veterans and active-duty personnel joined residents and City leaders to dedicate the new University Place Veterans Memorial Plaza in Cirque Park.

Following an invocation by Major Ryan Steenburg, chaplain for the 16th Combat Aviati...

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

Possible Snow in the Forecast?

Snow plows lined up at the shop

Although forecasts vary, as we move into the winter months, it is safe to assume that we can expect snowy weather at some point. 

If and when snow is predicted or does begin to blanket the roads, the City’s Public Works department will b...

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

Whimsy in the Woods

Jill Worthington in her garden

Be sure to take a few minutes to enjoy another video tour from one of the featured gardens on the U.P. Historical Society’s 2022 Garden Tour. Worthington in the Woods is a retreat that offers waterfalls, cobblestone paths, a berry patch and even...

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

Help Public Works Weather the Season

Leaves in Storm Drain

As fall ushers in more wind and rain, U.P. residents are asked to help the City’s Public Works staff ensure that street catch basins are clear of leaves and debris to allow stormwater runoff to flow properly and prevent flooding.

If you notice th...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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