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Posted on: November 21, 2023

Comprehensive Plan Updates: Planning for Growth

Comp Plan Update

How would you like to see University Place evolve in the coming years? A city’s Comprehensive Plan is the blueprint for a community’s growth and changes. The City of UP is in the midst of updating its Comprehensive Plan, which will add...

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Posted on: November 15, 2023

How to Keep Children Safe from Sexual Predators

Conversations with the Chief

On Nov. 9, a group of concerned citizens joined U.P. Police Chief Pat Burke and Pierce County Detective Sergeant Lynelle Anderson for a “Conversation with the Chief” about the dangers to children from sexual predators.

Det. Sgt. Anderso...

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Posted on: November 15, 2023

A Day to Honor Our Veterans

Veterans Day Ceremony 2023

No amount of wind or rain could dampen the spirits of those who gathered at the Veterans Plaza last Saturday, November 11 at Cirque Park to honor our veterans.

The University Place Pack 148 led the pledge of allegiance, followed by a soulful national anthe...

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Posted on: November 15, 2023

Light UP your Holidays

Christmas Tre Lighting 1st Friday in December

Mark your calendars today for Friday, Dec. 1 when the City of University Place will celebrate the lighting of the Christmas Tree in Market Square with food, music, children’s activities and much, much more.

The fun will begin at 5 p.m. with holid...

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Posted on: November 15, 2023

Scholarship Opportunity for U.P. High School Seniors

Curtis High School

The Association of Washington Cities Center for Quality Communities (CQC) provides scholarships to high school seniors who are active in leadership in their city government, community, or school and plan to pursue post-secondary education.  


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Posted on: October 20, 2023

Help Shape the Future of University Place

Comp Plan Update

The City of University Place’s Comprehensive Plan is a broad statement of the community’s vision for the future and contains policies primarily to guide the physical development of the City. A Comprehensive Plan can also shape...

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Posted on: October 19, 2023

Did You Have Coffee with a Cop?

Coffee with a Cop

Patrons running in for their venti lattes at the Starbucks in the Green Firs Towne Center on Oct. 4 might have been surprised to see a heavy police presence there that day.

But the men in blue were not responding to a call for service, but were th...

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Posted on: October 19, 2023

A Memorable Meet-Up

K9 Coda

When Don Cooper, a valued and dedicated volunteer with the University Place Police Department (UPPD), passed away in 2021, his wife Barbara generously donated $10,000 to help purchase a new K9 dog for the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department (PCSD...

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Posted on: October 10, 2023

Reimagining Cirque Park

Cirque Park Sign in the City of University Place

The City of University Place is studying possible expansions of recreation opportunities at Cirque Bridgeport Park, a 22-acre community park in the heart of the city, more commonly known as Cirque Park. As a popular local amenity, the park is already much...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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