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  1. Chambers Bay prepares to host U.S. Open golf tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Seattle Times

    UNIVERSITY PLACE Behind the 18th green at Chambers Bay, with the U.S. Open flag in the hole and yellow stakes indicating where 5,500 bleacher seats will be, you could almost envision what it will be like on June 18, when the U.S. Open begins here. And that was the point of this event, the U.S. Open Preview, which the United States Golf Association hosted Tuesday for local media.


  2. Charges: Drunk driver crashes truck with young children insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KOMO News

    A 31-year-old man with a history of drunk driving was arrested Saturday after crashing his pickup truck with his two young children inside then threatening to kill a responding deputy, according to charges filed in Pierce County Superior Court. According to the charging documents, a tow-truck driver was at a University Place 7-Eleven around 10:30 p.m. when someone told him there was a white pickup truck stuck on the landscaping outside an attorney's office in the 5300 block of South Orchard Street.


  3. Charges: Robber finds victim using Facebook, really helps police outRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | KOMO News

    For anyone who thinks it's just old people who don't understand the Internet and social media, a young robber reportedly used his personal Facebook account to target a victim, which really made things easy for the University Place Police Department. According to charges filed Friday in Pierce County Superior Court, the victim listed his phone for sale on a Facebook-related site and exchanged messages with 18-year-old Paul Kirkwood agreeing on a price and setting up a meeting place.


  4. The week in crime: Family cat unperturbed by burglary, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | KOMO News

    ... uncaring cats to thrown fruit, here are some of the crimes you may have missed this past week. Sept. 19 in University Place: Manager fed up with man he said basically moved into his Safeway, eating chips, reading a book and spending 40 minutes in ...


  5. Latest On Plans for Chambers Bay ResortRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | Exit 133

    ... for a decision from the County (including updates to the master site plan), as well as the City's of University Place and Lakewood puts any construction well after next year's US Open at Chambers Bay. When plans were shared with the Pierce County ...


  6. $150M resort at Chambers Bay would have hotel, second courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    A Los Angeles developer has unveiled drawings for a resort at Chambers Bay in University Place that would be big and dramatic, with a five-story hotel and sweeping views of Chambers Bay Golf Course.


  7. Drawings for Chambers Bay hotel releasedRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Washington Times

    A Los Angeles developer unveiled drawings Tuesday for a resort at Chambers Bay in University Place that would be big and dramatic with a five-story hotel and sweeping views of Chambers Bay Golf Course and a proposed second course. Chambers Bay Resort would consist of the 258-room hotel, a conference center, a 180-seat cafe and restaurant, and a swimming pool.


  8. Steyer group will target state Sen. Andy Hill in 45th District raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Seattle Times

    California billionaire and climate activist Tom Steyer's political organization has revealed some details of its plans to influence Pacific Northwest legislative contests. NextGen Climate will back Democrats in two key state Senate races in Washington: Matt Isenhower, who is challenging state Sen. Andy Hill of Redmond in the 45th Legislative District, and Tami Green, challenging state Sen. Steve O'Ban, R-University Place, in Pierce County's 26th Legislative District.


  9. Have you this man suspected of stealing gun, Wazzu blanket?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | KOMO News

    The University Place Police Department is looking for a man suspected of breaking into a home last week and stealing a number of items, including a gun. According to Crime Stoppers of Tacoma/Pierce County, the suspect kicked in the front door of a house on 62nd Avenue West around 2:45 p.m. Sept.


  10. Noreen Mohler wins first-round match in U.S. Women's Senior Amateur ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 |

    Noreen Mohler of Hanover Township won her first-round match today in the 53rd U.S. Senior Women's Amateur Championship at Hollywood Golf Club. Mohler, who is playing in her eighth U.S. Senior Women's Amateur, defeated Denise Kieffer of University Place, Washington, 4-and-2.


  11. Costco execs turn tables on state Senate DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Seattle Times

    ... including state Sen. Andy Hill, R-Redmond; Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale; and Sen. Steve O'Ban, R-University Place. A few contributions have continued to flow to Democrats, notably some who also took Costco's side on the liquor fee, such as state ...


  12. Habitat kicks off revitalization effort in Bremerton neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Bremerton Patriot

    ... in Irvine, California, and has 11 regional branches across the West Coast, the closest of which is in University Place. They are primarily a commercial bank and have more than $800 million in assets. Over the past three years, Sunwest Bank has ...


  13. Charges: Man opens fire on strangers at gas station, on I-5Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | KOMO News

    A 29-year-old man said he was "having a bad month" when he tried to carjack a University Place resident at gunpoint before shooting at strangers on I-5 near DuPont and at a gas station in Tacoma last Saturday, according to charges filed in Pierce County Superior Court. Justin Welch is facing 10 charges stemming from his alleged rampage, including four counts of assault, two counts of drive-by shooting, attempted robbery, possession of heroin and methamphetamine, and unlawful possession of a firearm.


  14. Organizing for Washington - GOTVRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Daily Kos

    ... Field Organizer: Raechelle Turner, 253-363-3138 LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 28 2603 Bridgeport Way W, Suite D, University Place, WA 98466 Field Organizer: Matthew Bobbink, 206-946-2764 LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 30 1715 South 324th Place, Suite 500, Federal Way, ...


  15. Pint Defiance Celebrating Two Year Anniversary & You're InvitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... When it opened two years ago, Pint Defiance proved its point: this part of West Tacoma, near Fircrest and University Place, and now conveniently close to Narrows Brewing, was ready and able to support a specialty beer joint. The decision to be a 21+ ...


  16. New administrator at ChautauquaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

    ... years of teaching experience to her credit, Robinson was the assistant principal of two primary schools in University Place last year. The position was temporary, however, and when the year was over, she says she was interested in continuing to be ...


  17. Colton Taylor WebsterRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... where he fulfilled his lifelong dream of becoming a chef. Originally from Seoul, Korea, he grew up in University Place, Wash. before moving to Oregon in 1996. In addition to his two children and love-of-his-life Jennifer Wyatt Webster, he is ...


  18. How to Avoid Too Much Student DebtRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2014 |

    ... of student loans and help your family identify which colleges offer you the best value. Rob Davis lives in University Place with his wife Lorri and sons Wesley and Parker. He is a Financial Advisor and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER practitionera with ...


  19. Rahmel Dockery impresses in Oregon State Beavers' return gameRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 |

    ... Unlike offense, he didn't need to learn complex schemes or routes. He could just revert back to his days at University Place, Washington's Curtis High School, where Dockery totaled more than 2,600 all-purpose yards as a senior. "He's just real ...


  20. Pierce biology teacher admits to sex with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A 33-year-old University Place high school teacher pleaded guilty Thursday to having sex with a 17-year-old female student.


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