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University Place, Washington is located in Pierce County. Zip codes in University Place, WA include 98467, 98466, and 98464. The median home price in University Place is $305,000 which is roughly $152/per square foot. More University Place information.

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Wednesday Jul 23 | Bremerton Patriot

Youth in Harmony workshop open for registration

Community youth are invited by the Kitsap Chordsmen to spend a full day singing and developing a cappella harmony experience.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The News Tribune

Former Nordstrom pianist on the mend after tumor removal

It was eight days after his open heart surgery and the longest the former Tacoma Mall Nordstrom pianist had gone without playing the piano in nearly 30 years.

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The News Tribune

Our recommendations for the Aug. 5 primary

Ballots for the Aug. 5 primary are arriving in the mail, and it's time for citizens to do their homework.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The News Tribune

Rep. Denny Heck undergoes surgery to remove gallbladder

U.S. Rep. Denny Heck was hospitalized and had surgery to remove a gallbladder on Sunday, aides said Monday.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The News Tribune

Fraction focus gives University Place students a strong foundation for STEM

If there's a single word that can strike fear in the heart of the math-phobic, it's this: fractions.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Kitsap Sun

Firefighters hold crane rescue exercise at Pierce County's wastewater treatment plant

Firefighters from West Pierce Fire and Rescue scaled a massive tower crane, then lowered a gurney with a mock victim 175 feet to the ground during a training exercise at the Chambers Creek Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant in University Place on June 28. Pierce County's current project to expand the treatment plant requires the use of large tower ... (more)

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

NWCN.com

Safeway employees offend some shoppers with 'Stop Police Brutality' buttons

"The word that is used most is disgust," said Fajardo. The union first received a phone call from the wife of a deputy who saw a Safeway employee wearing a button on their uniform that read, "Justice for Ron Hillstrom: Stop Police Brutality."

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Business Journal

Barbecue expert Pat Maddock shares a secret: His award-winning recipe.

University Place's Pat Maddock is busy virtually every weekend this summer cooking at barbecue competitions, but he took some time to share one of his award-winning chicken drumette recipes.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Cops: Pierce County teacher admitted to selling, using heroin

Officers arrested a middle school teacher in University Place on Thursday for allegedly selling heroin and oxycodone during school hours, Tacoma Police said.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

Police: School Teacher Sold Heroin, Pills While on Break from Class

A 33-year-old school teacher living in Tacoma has been arrested and could face drug dealing charges after police said they discovered he was allegedly selling heroin and other contraband during school hours.

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The News Tribune

Prosecutor: Sheriff deputy's fatal shooting of former JBLM soldier justified

A Pierce County sheriff's deputy was justified in fatally shooting a former Army soldier at a University Place apartment in March, Prosecutor Mark Lindquist said Thursday.

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NWCN.com

University Place teacher arrested for selling narcotics

Tacoma police arrested a University Place teacher Thursday for alleged selling narcotics.

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Bellingham Herald

University Place teacher accused of selling heroin

The News Tribune reports local and federal officers served a search warrant at his home Thursday and took the 33-year-old into custody.

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The News Tribune

University Place teacher arrested for selling heroin, Oxycodone

Local and federal officers served a search warrant at a home in the 8400 block of Phillips Road SW in Lakewood.

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The News Tribune

Three strong candidates for District Court seat

You could safely flip a coin to pick the next member of the Pierce County District Court.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The News Tribune

Larry LaRue: Kidney transplant recipient plans celebration of life, new donor

"El" to friends - has had more than enough reasons over the past 33 years to celebrate receiving a kidney transplant that changed her life.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

NWCN.com

Lakewood works to scrub its image ahead of U.S. Open

It's a city in the South Sound once known for gang violence and crime, but Lakewood officials note crime rates are going down and a makeover is on the horizon.

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Mass Transit

WA: Deal to Use Sounder Trains for U.S. Open Said to be 'Really Close'

A deal to use Sounder commuter trains to deliver thousands of spectators to next year's U.S. Open at Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place is close to being final, officials say.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Ketchikan AD scores first hole-in-one

Those were the first words out of Ketchikan High School Athletic Director Ed Klein's mouth when describing the first hole-in-one of his life at Riverbend Golf Complex in Kent, Washington, on June 16. Klein was in the second week of his self-described two-week golf safari in which he went to Washington by himself to play golf.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Olympian

Retail marijuana sales will begin Tuesday in Washington: Herea s what you need to know

Fasten your seatbelt and put your tray tables in the upright position. The smoking sign is about to be lit.

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