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Posted on: January 24, 2022

Get Ready to Play Ball!

Teams playing baseball at Cirque Park

Although spring may seem light years away right now, many sports leagues are already gearing up for the season ahead and should begin reserving field space at Cirque Park now.

The 27-acre park features dedicated baseball and softball fields, as well as a m...

Read more to see how to book fields...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

Alameda Extension Project Update - Updated Jan. 24

Map of Alameda Project

UPDATE (1-24-22): The start date for paving has moved to Wednesday, Jan. 26.

Two major milestones of the Alameda extension project are about to be completed – paving and sidewalks! As weather conditions permit, the contractor is planning to start...

Read on for details of upcoming happenings...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

Emergency Food Network Offers Home Delivery Services

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Do you know of someone who is unable to access local food pantries because of transportation or accessibility issues?

The Pierce County Emergency Food Network has multiple locations and a Home Delivery program for Pierce County residents who have barriers ...

Read on to find out how to help...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

What's UP with Biz: McDonald's New Look

McDonalds after renovations

The McDonald’s in the Green Firs Towne Center at 3802 Bridgeport Way W. is sporting a new look. After several months of renovations, a new drive-thru pattern enables traffic to move more smoothly and safely.

This long-standing U.P. business conti...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

#ResolveToBeReady this January

A family preparing emergency supplies

This year resolve to be prepared in the event that an emergency occurs so you can rest easy knowing that your family, pets, property and you, are well equipped to handle whatever comes your way!

Here are a few prep tips to help you stay ahead of the game!


Read on for how to prep for emergencies now......

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Curran Apple Orchard 2022 Tree Adoptions Now Available

Tree Limb filled with Apples

The beginning of the year is the time to adopt an apple tree at the Curran Apple Orchard Park, located at 3920 Grandview Drive W. in University Place! Adoption applications for the 2022 harvest season are now being accepted. There are two adoption categor...

Read on to learn how to adopt a tree...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Chief's Corner: It's a New Year

Official photo of Chief Greg Premo in his dress blues

I wanted to take a moment to share my gratitude for the support so many of you showed your Police Department throughout 2021 and share some insight into what’s to come in 2022.

The officers here in U.P. continued to receive thank you notes and gift bags ri...

Read on for more Public Safety news...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

State of the City Given at Mayor Belleci's Last Meeting as Mayor

Official City Photo of Council Member Caroline Belleci

Prior to turning over the mayor’s gavel to new Mayor Steve Worthington, outgoing Mayor Caroline Belleci took a few minutes during the first City Council meeting of 2022 to review some of the accomplishments of the City during 2021. These accompl...

Read on to view more State of the City...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

What's UP with Biz? The Pine Cone will be Back!

Pine Cone Cafe viewed from the street

Many U.P. diners have missed the home-cooked fare and family-friendly environs of the Pine Cone Café at 7912 27th St. W. ever since it closed in 2020. 

But local restauranteurs and U.P. residents Dana Claar Verellen and her husband Dave...

Read more to link to an update page...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Steve Worthington Elected New Mayor of University Place

Mayor Steve Worthington's Official City Photo

During its first meeting of 2022, the U.P. City Council voted to elect its member Steve Worthington to serve as the City’s mayor for 2022 and 2023. Council Member Javier Figueroa was elected to serve as Mayor Pro Tem and Council Member Ed Wood w...

Read on to learn more about Mayor Worthington...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Serve Your Community: Become a Member of the Public Safety Advisory Commission

Hands holding up a sign with the word Commission on it

The City’s Advisory Commissions do not have standing monthly meetings but meet to work on matters specifically assigned by the City Council, either as part of an annual work plan or by separate resolution.

The seven-member Public Safety Advisory ...

Read more about the Public Safety Commission...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Veterans Day Celebration Ceremony Held in U.P.

U.P. Council with Colonel Finison posing for photo

The 2021 Veterans Day Celebration Ceremony, held at the site of the future University Place Veterans Plaza, currently under construction, welcomed a larger group of people than the tent could hold. But true Washingtonians that they are, the group who were...

Read more and watch the video of the ceremony...

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

Pedestrian Bridge Installed on Chambers Creek Trail Project

Crew installing the Chambers Creek Pedestrian Bridge number 1

The Chambers Creek Trail project saw the craning in and placement of its first pedestrian bridge across the creek on Tuesday, Oct. 26, downstream from Kobayashi Park. When finalized the bridge will provide a safe crossing point for trail users between U.P...

Read more or check out the installation video...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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