The Daily Mash-Up

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 This Week's Paper

The Daily Mashup is a way to stay informed about the news around the 253 between publication dates of the Tacoma Weekly. Learn about band releases, events, breaking news and the latest from the blogosphere.

Former Superior Court Judge enters Port race

Former Superior Court Judge John McCarthy has announced that he is running for the Port of Tacoma Commission, Position #1. The position will be vacated by Connie Bacon when her term expires at the end of the year. McCarthy previously served as a Port of Tacoma Commissioner from 1983 to 1992.

“I am passionate about the Port of Tacoma. Our public port will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2018 and members of my family have worked there for more than 75 years. The port is at a critical point in decisions about its future use and development. I want to be part of making the decisions… Read More

On Sunday, a who's who of classic Northwest rock descended on the Temple Theatre for “Buck's House Party,” a tribute concert for fallen legend Buck Ormsby who died on Oct. 29. Among the highlights was Merrilee Rush's set-ending performance of her 1968 breakthrough, “Angel of the Morning,” featuring husband Billy Mac on keys. Check back throughout the week as we'll be posting more clips from the show, and be sure to pick up our March 31 edition for more on Sunday's tribute.