The Daily Mash-Up

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 This Week's Paper

The Rescue Mission in Tacoma will be holding its first Walk-A-Thon event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 6 at Federal Way High School in Federal Way.


Everyone is invited to take part in this fun, healthy day for the whole family. Highlights will includelive entertainment, tasty treats, and activities for kids, as well as opportunities for participants to learn about the experience of our region’s homeless population.


The Ethnic Fest Poster contest now includes cash prizes, thanks to Jerry McLaughlin, a retired owner of JayRay Communications who has sponsored the contest for the past six years:
· 1st place: $200
· 2nd place: $100
· 3rd place: $50

Ethnic Fest 2013 will be held on July 27 and 28 in Tacoma’s Wright Park. In preparation for this annual celebration of culture and community, all Pierce County high school students are invited to participate in the Ethnic Fest Poster Contest. The poster contest is open to all Pierce County high school students. Submissions must be received…

Housing 4 Success is part of a county-wide effort to end youth and young adult homelessness by providing individuals with the tools they need to become self-sufficient.

H4S is recruiting for Host Homes in the community. Host Home pairs a young person experiencing homelessness with a caring individual/family that has a spare bedroom and wants to make a difference. Host Home Providers receive support services from a Housing Specialist along with financial assistance.

“People have two basic needs: food and shelter,” said Dana Coggon, a Tacoma resident who opened her spare room…

State set to crack down on ‘pot bars’

The Washington State Liquor Control Board opened a rule-making talk today to address consumption of marijuana in liquor licensed establishments, like the Stonegate in South Tacoma.

Section 21 of Initiative 502 states: It is unlawful to open a package containing marijuana, useable marijuana, or a marijuana-infused product, or consume marijuana, useable marijuana, or a marijuana-infused product, in view of the general public.

A person who violates this section is guilty…

Work on Meridian railroad crossing to close street in Puyallup

City of Puyallup and Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railway are working to rehabilitate three railroad crossings during the next few months, and road closures will be required to complete the construction.

The restoration project will begin with the crossing at Meridian on the weekend of April 12. Meridian will be closed for construction to all vehicular traffic beginning on April 12 at 5:30 p.m. and will re-open on the morning of April 15 at 7 a.m. The roadway will be open during the span of the Spring Fair, which starts April 18.

The rehabilitation process will involve removal…

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