(Editor’s Note: Staff writer Steve Dunkelberger attended the University Place Public Safety and Criminal Justice Community Academy class that highlighted the issues facing law enforcement officers and communities along the way. Tacoma has a similar program every fall as well.)
America is a “gun nation.” America is actually home to more guns than people, with about 371 million firearms for the nation’s 319 million people.
Only about a third of those guns were purchased for hunting, while about 60 percent were bought for personal protection against crime.
There is some… Read More
University Place Press readers have spoken. The race was neck and neck as the top two contestants vied for the title of “the proudest Seattle Seahawk fan” through the final weekend only to have the third-place contestant surge ahead by the noon deadline on Tuesday.
The staff at Sunset Primary topped list by the cut off, making them the winner.
Zeke edged out Ashton for the… Read More
Massage therapy can be a lifesaver for so many Americans suffering from a wide range of conditions. Whether you require tension relieving deep tissue massage or
something more in depth and directed like acupuncture or cupping methods, there truly are various effective methods of healing one’s… Read More
PLAYOFFS! It’s that time of year where everything matters for student athletes and their teams. The long road to the playoffs has been successful for the Curtis basketball teams, as well as the Curtis boys’ swim and dive team, and the Curtis wrestling squad. The 4A SPSL champion Curtis boys (18-2)… Read More
Melinda's Micro's is a professional braiding and weaving service with more than 20 years of experience, and is conveniently located right in the center of University Place at 7406 27th St. W. The salon specializes in African-American hair, extensions and kids' hair. Owner Melinda Kumi provides the… Read More
In a lot of ways, service industry businesses – restaurants, auto repair shops, beauty salons, etc. – are unique ventures with their own set of challenges and rewards, and number one among these is the people who walk through the door. Service industry businesses depend on the lifeblood of interacting… Read More
Tacoma Musical Playhouse's latest main stage production, “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story,” performs a dual function. Not only is it sheer entertainment, it is also a font of information about the pioneering rock n' roll star Buddy Holly, a skinny, nerdy-looking kid from the Texas panhandle.
For those like me who are unfamiliar with the details of Holly's life, the show is a primer on the… Read More