The Daily Mash-Up

Saturday, September 24, 2016 This Week's Paper
Walmart set to open July 17

The new Walmart, at 1965 S. Union Ave., will open Wednesday, July 17, after a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m.

The Tacoma Walmart is one of 24 stores the company is opening across the country on July 17.

The store features general merchandise, including apparel, electronics, toys, sporting goods, and lawn and garden items. It also offers a full line of groceries, including organic and natural selections in addition to local favorites. The pharmacy offers a full range of products and services. Pharmacy team members can answer product and prescription questions and customers… Read More

Paint Tacoma-Pierce Beautiful needs paint crews now! Here’s your chance to help low-income homeowners in need. Paint Tacoma-Pierce Beautiful is still looking for groups to form volunteer crews to paint houses in Tacoma and in Lakewood. Church groups, civic and service organizations, families and businesses are all groups that can form paint crews. No experience is necessary. They provide paint and basic supplies, and the advice of a skilled painter to guide crews through the job. Register your crew today, and become a reason for hope this summer! Visit to register.… Read More

Pierce County wins national awards for voter project and emergency mobile app

Last year, Pierce County completed a redistricting project affecting nearly every local voter in just five weeks. The county also started using the latest mobile technology to track damage to roads, bridges, and buildings during floods, fires and other disasters.

These two innovative programs have been recognized as among the best in the United States by the National Association of Counties (NACo). The 2013 NACo Achievement Awards recognize counties for excellence in delivering key services to the public.

“These national Achievement Awards recognize initiatives that improve the… Read More

Making a Difference in Community (MDC) and Bates Technical College invite you to the free screenings of the Academy Award-winning documentary “INOCENTE,” the story of a young Latina striving to find her artistic voice despite having no home, no role models and no legal status.

Two film screenings are Tuesday, July 16 in the Clyde Hupp Board Room, Bates Downtown Campus (1101 S. Yakima Ave., Tacoma 98405). First screening is at 11:30 a.m., second screening is at 6 p.m.

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Pearl Jam released details for the band's next album today. “Lightning Bolt” will be in stores on Oct. 14, but anxious fans can already reserve a copy through the band's fan site or through iTunes. Earlier this week, the band let everyone know when they can hear those new songs live. Tickets for the band's Dec. 6 stop at KeyArena will go… Read More

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