The Daily Mash-Up

Thursday, December 08, 2016 This Week's Paper
Fife Mayor Pro Tem Hull is Awarded with Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership

Glenn Hull, City of Fife Mayor Pro Tem, recently received an Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership (CML) from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC). Mayor Pro Tem Hull completed over 60 hours of training credits to earn this distinction and demonstrated valuable service to the Fife community.

The CML program is designed to enhance the ability of elected municipal officials by providing knowledge and skills to effectively operate within the law, plan for the future, secure and manager funds and foster community and staff relationships. To earn this certificate, Mayor Pro Tem… Read More

Fircrest Pool extends its season

The popular Fircrest Pool will be open for the last two “bonus days” this Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 14-15.
The pool will open for its regular two sessions: 1:30-4:30 p.m., and 5:30-8:30 p.m. In addition, the adjacent wading pool for youngsters will be open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1:30-4:30 p.m., and 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Sunday.
The Fircrest City Council has made it possible to keep the Fircrest Pool open for two extra weekends beyond the traditional closing date of Labor Day.
Sunday, Sept. 15, will be the last day of operation for the Fircrest Pool… Read More

Due to predicted high temperatures, park resources have been shifted to provide daily sprayground operations at Wright Park this week from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Traditionally, spraygrounds shift to weekend only operations following Labor Day weekend when kids are heading back to school. However, operations at the centrally located park at 501 South I St. have been extended for the community to enjoy the lingering summer temperatures.
“We would love to be able to extend hours at all locations, but it is vital now for staff to focus on maintenance, repairs, and weatherization in… Read More

Supporters to Host Town Hall on Citywide Paid Leave Ordinance

Healthy Tacoma will hold a Town Hall this Thursday to hear from community members about the need for a citywide paid sick and safe days ordinance to protect workers’ health and safety, and prevent the spread of disease.

The Healthy Tacoma Town Hall will be held at 6 p.m. on Sept. 12 at 3510 McKinley Ave. E. in Tacoma.

The event will include a panel discussion with state Representative David Sawyer (D-29); Andrew Wright, co-director of GI-Voice and an Iraq war veteran; Makini Howell, a local small business owner; and Lynda Foster, chair of Pierce County Young Democrats.

Healthy… Read More

Country megastar Taylor Swift headlined the Tacoma Dome on Aug. 31 followed by the formidable one-two punch of Craig Morgan and Trace Adkins kicking off the Washington State Fair concert series last weekend. Then - as if local country fans weren't spoiled enough - Little Big Town dropped by to headline the Fair grandstand on Monday, a raucously received appearance before the quartet headed back out on the road with Keith Urban's Light the Fuse tour.

Little Big Town is enjoying the hottest streak of its 15-year career having scored its first No. 1 on the country album charts with “Tornado”… Read More

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