University Place HEADLINES
The city of Tacoma and surrounding jurisdictions got $286,619 Friday as part of $5 million in grants from the U.S. Justice Department meant to improve criminal justice in the state.
Gyros and shawarma. Call them shaved meat sandwiches. Or just simply refer to them as delicious slices of meaty yum tucked into griddle warmed pita. Actually, I dont care what you call them, just get yourself to Gyro Zone, a new gyro and shawarma sandwich shop that has opened in University Place.
Voters have approved the renewal of West Pierce Fire & Rescue’s excess levy to help pay its operating costs.
Late ballots give measure enough "yes" votes to validate, continuing excess levy for next two years.
Its a romantic phenomenon thats spreading across the world, and now its come to University Place: a bridge of locks.
Voters served by West Pierce Fire and Rescue were supporting the districts funding measure Tuesday, but low voter turnout may still doom its chances. Meanwhile, the fields were narrowed to two candidates in local races all around the South Sound.
Pierce Transit board of commissioners rescinded Wednesday major service cuts planned to start next month, but they cautioned their vote only delays the inevitable.
A 23-year-old woman angry at her girlfriend allegedly decided to vent her frustration by smashing her car through two gates at Chambers Bay Golf Course and driving around on the popular trail system at the course, Pierce County officials reported.
The early-morning fire that tore through the kitchen did more than close the Ale House Sports Pub & Eatery for at least two months. It put 17 employees out of work, including general manager Craig Dickens. On July 12, Dickens got a visitor from across the parking lot: Narrows Plaza Bowl manager Mary Ann Greenfield.
A 70-year-old man who claims a gambling addiction prompted him to cheat on his taxes also must pay $146,000 in restitution and attend Gamblers Anonymous.
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