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Olympians make U.P. proud

PADDLES UP! (Left) Andrea Geubelle was greeted by her friends and family in University Place on the morning of Aug. 2, 2016 as she left for the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. This is Geubelle’s first appearance in the Olympic games; watch and cheer her on as she competes in the Triple Jump on Saturday, Aug. 13 at 5:40 a.m. Pictured left to right: Nephew Marcus Barrington, sister-in-law Demetra Geubelle, niece Mariah Geubelle, nephew Christopher Geubelle, brothers Dillon Decius and Matt Geubelle, family friend Anthony Duong, Andrea Geubelle, mother Dawn DeCius and stepfather Mike… Read More


Primary ends Figueroa’s bid for state office, for now

University Place Mayor Javier Figueroa won’t be ordering new business cards soon. He received 54,895 votes, or 4.27 percent of the vote, in his bid to become the state’s next Lieutenant Governor, according to primary reports available at press time. That puts him in the center of the pack in a crowded race of 11 candidates for the open seat after six-term Brad Owen announced in March that he… Read More

Pierce County deputies search for convicted child rapist

The Pierce County Sex and Kidnap Offender Registration Unit is searching for convicted child rapist Santana Cartwright. The 30-year-old level 2 sex offender was convicted of two counts of rape of a child in the first degree when he was in his early teens.
“His victims were between 7 and 9… Read More

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Rainiers enter final month in first

With just 26 games remaining in the Tacoma Rainiers regular season, the excitement is reaching a crescendo amongst the fan base that this remarkable Triple-A baseball club could very well go wire-to-wire as the first place team in the Pacific Coast League’s (PCL) Pacific Northern division. As of… Read More

Potts-Woods too much to handle in All-Star Game

With the regular and post-seasons completed for the Curtis Viking basketball team, a few of the players were given the honor of participating in the Cloud Nine South Sound All-Star Game held Friday, March 18 at Auburn High School. Aushanti Potts-Woods, Glenn Jordan and John Moore suited up for the… Read More

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It’s just business: Paleo Pushers: Changing lives one cookie at a time

There is perhaps no better endorsement for a product than true testimonials from the entrepreneurs who create and market it. This is the case with Todd and Jocelyn Ellis – a.k.a. Paleo Pushers – who launched their all-natural, preservative free cookies business by making their own and sharing… Read More

It’s Just Business: When I Work app makes employee scheduling easy

While on vacation a while back, my girlfriend was trying to solve a problem and she said wouldn’t it be cool if there were an app that you could use to schedule your employees and all that it entails without having to call everyone and take hours away from managers’ time? I did some research and… Read More

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More than the Rainiers will rock Cheney Stadium this summer

Tacoma Rainiers president Aaron Artman has been losing sleep; but strangely, his stress doesn't stem from fending off the Reno Aces as the summer pennant race heats up or nightmare visions of the AAA All-Star Game being rained out at Cheney Stadium next year. The thing that has Artman tossing and turning into the wee hours is rock n' roll.
Cheney has been the site of a few concerts in recent… Read More

Brew Five Three returns to Broadway Center

Broadway Center is gearing up for its fourth annual Brew Five Three festival, which will take over Broadway – between 9th and 11th streets – from 1-8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13.
“This is one of the largest events that the Broadway Center produces each year,” Broadway Center's Associate… Read More