Archive of: University Place

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World comes to Charles Wright this week

Tacoma school Charles Wright Academy is hosting the sixth annual Global Teen Summit this week, with student delegates from China, Poland and Columbia.

September 2013

Nat'l investor pays $64.5M for 714 UP units

The largest apartment community in Pierce County and fourth largest in the Puget Sound region has been sold for $64.5 million, according to the real estate advisory agency involved in the transaction.

July 2013

UP tax preparer sentenced for tax evasion

A long-time University Place tax accountant and tax preparer was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to two years of probation and $146,226 in restitution for tax evasion.

July 2013

U.S. Open corporate hospitality sales begin

Corporate hospitality sales have begun for the 2015 U.S. Open Championship at Chambers Bay in University Place.

July 2013

40 Under Forty leaders for 2013 named

40 Under Forty honorees for 2013 were announced today by Business Examiner Media Group. These individuals will join 360 alumni from the past 9 years of this recognition program.

June 2013

Local entrepreneur arrested by FBI

A hard money lender and former Tacoma business owner who resides in University Place was arrested by the FBI today after being indicted by the grand jury for conspiracy, making false statements on loan applications and mail fraud.

June 2013

There are 'Champions' among us

Mimi Pattison, M.D., was the first physician in the state to make palliative care a part of her, even when it created stigma and a lack of understanding from her colleagues. Today, this pioneer and leader in the provision of patient and family care during the final months of life is medical director of Franciscan Hospice & Palliative Care.

June 2013

'Divisions' out, 'branches' in at Pierce Chamber

In a move to reflect a broader County business community reach and more inclusivity, the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber has renamed the former South County Division and University Place-Fircrest Division to South County Branch and West Side Branch, respectively.

May 2013

UP elected official positions open for filing

Candidate filing for elected officials in University Place begins today with the Pierce County Auditor’s Office.

May 2013

'Wonderful' first weekend for UP Harbor Greens

Harbor Greens, a grocery mainstay within the Gig Harbor Community, opened a sister store in University Place on Friday, and according to owner Chad Roy, it was a great debut.

March 2013
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