The Daily Mash-Up

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 This Week's Paper

Dozens of students will address Pacific Lutheran University President Thomas Krise tomorrow as they seek to pressure him into allowing a union vote for contingent faculty members. Krise has maintained his opposition to a vote, in the face of growing support from students and permanent faculty members on campus.

“President Krise calls us a ‘University of the First Rank,’ and says we’re supposed to value collaboration and democracy,” said PLU student Kenny Stancil. “Yet when our contingent faculty want to vote on whether they should be in a union, his administration takes action… Read More

The seventh annual Arlington Northwest Memorial Display will be held Memorial Day weekend, May 25-27 this year once again at Cummings Park at 3939 Ruston Way.

The collection of symbolic grave markers will be hosted by Veterans for Peace Chapter 134 of Tacoma. The project is assisted by the group called “Federal Way Matters”, who have been involved in local peace activities for a number of years.

The assembly and break-down of the display has in the past been… Read More

Korean Women’s Association (KWA) is partnering with Home Depot, Work Source, Work Force Central and American Medical Rental & Supply to present the KWA Hiring Fair 2013 on Wednesday, May 22 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Work Force Central, located at 3650 S. Cedar St. Tacoma, WA 98409.
More than 100 caregiver positions are available and need to be filled immediately. “This is an awesome opportunity to provide much needed jobs in Pierce County,” said Pete Ansara, executive director of KWA.
This event’s focus is not only finding quality caregivers, but to show… Read More

Walk Tacoma’s Historical Brewery District

On Wednesday, May 15, Downtown On the Go will be holding a free Brewery Walk from 5:15 – 6:30 p.m. led by Michael Sullivan, local Historian with Artifacts Consulting. The walk, sponsored by Union Bank, will highlight the history of Tacoma’s Brewery District along a 1.5 mile route starting at the top of the UWT stairs at S. 19th & Jefferson. After the walk, participants are invited to enjoy a beer at one of Tacoma’s local breweries, the Harmon Brewery & Eatery. There is no need to pre-register for the event, simply join us at the meeting spot.

The Brewery Walk is part of… Read More

At 9:16 a.m. on May 9, Tacoma firefighters from stations 2,8,9,11,12 and 15 responded to a reported dryer fire at 2102 E. George St.

The first arriving engine company reported dark smoke and flames showing from the back of the house. Crews attacked the fire that had spread throughout the laundry room, searched to confirm no one was inside the structure and ventilated the smoke.

All occupants were able to escape safely and there were no injuries to report.

The cause of the fire was an mechanical malfunction of a clothes dryer, resulting in an estimated $17,000 damage to the… Read More

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