The Daily Mash-Up

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 This Week's Paper
Sound Transit to host open house on Tacoma Trestle project

Sound Transit will conduct an open house on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at 323 Puyallup Avenue to provide the public an early opportunity to learn about the proposed concepts for replacing the aging Tacoma Trestle.

The timber trestle east of Freighthouse Square, which was originally constructed more than 100 years ago, will be replaced with a modern, concrete, double-track structure. Other improvements include upgrading railroad signals, reinforcing the embankment along the bridge, making minor street repairs and relocating some utilities. The project will enable Sound Transit to handle… Read More

Keith Urban will “do the Puyallup” this year. The New Zealand-born country star - known for “You’ll Think of Me,” “But for the Grace of God” and other hits, and for judging on “American Idol” - will bring his “Light the Fuse” tour to the Washington State Fair grandstand on Sept. 15, organizers announced this morning.

Tickets will go on sale online at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12, with prices ranging from $40 to $100. They will be available at the Washington State Fair… Read More

Tacoma Artists Decorate Houses for Auction

Tacoma based artists were invited to create original works of art for Shared Housing Services “Spring for Housing” dinner auction to be held March 1, at the Tacoma Golf and Country Club.

The art pieces began as 10” by 12” craft model houses that the artists transformed into sensational art pieces to be sold at the dinner auction. The non-profit is expecting over 30 houses to be displayed at the event, including one house by a local junior high class called Hilltop Artists. All of the artists are invited to come together before the event for an open house given by the board members… Read More

Fire damages Golgotha Church again

A fire has damaged the Golgotha Baptist Church in Midland. It is the second time crews has been called out in recent months. An arsonist reportedly torched the building last September.

The recent fire started this morning and was fully involved by the time fire crews arrived.

A witness saw a man watching the fire and then walk away along Portland Avenue.

The story will be updated as news arrives from the scene. But here is the background.

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Tacoma singer-songwriter and “The Voice” contestant Stephanie Anne Johnson will headline a free show on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Rotunda at University of Puget Sound's Wheelock Student Center. Johnson will sing songs from her newest album, “Hollatchagurl,” which she released in June. Wednesday's show is sponsored by Associated Students of the University of Puget Sound, with music starting at 6:30 p.m.

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