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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Watch the U.P. Virtual Tree Lighting!

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December is upon us – it’s time for the lighting of the U.P. Christmas Tree in Market Square! To ensure the public’s safety, City leaders decided to hold the annual tree lighting virtually again this year. Watch the video to hear our Mayor and City Counci...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Ed Wood Sworn In at Position 4

Ed Wood raises his hand as he takes his oath of office

At the Council Meeting of Nov. 29, Ed Wood took the oath of office and officially assumed the duties of Council Member in Position #4, replacing Council Member Howard Lee who was appointed to fill the position vacancy left by the illness and passing of Ke...

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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...

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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...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

NATOA Awards for UPTV

Communications Team

UPTV took home numerous honors from the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) Government Programming Awards on Sept. 23, including an Award of Excellence), three Awards of Distinction and six Awards of Honor. This marks ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

It Takes a Team to Keep Drains Clean

Leaves in Storm Drain

With fall upon us, leaves and needles are dropping and the rain is returning. That means it is important to keep the catch basins near your property clear of leaves, needles and storm debris to prevent large puddles and ponding on U.P. streets. 


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Posted on: October 25, 2021

City Proclamation in Support of the Islamic Center of Tacoma

Pic of Mayor's Gavel

City of University Place officials are working closely with federal, state and other local officials, including the University Place Police Department, to investigate a suspicious fire at the Islamic Center of Tacoma (2010 Bridgeport Way W.) on Oct. 11, 2...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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