The Daily Mash-Up

Friday, January 20, 2017 This Week's Paper
Film, Discussion at Fife History Museum Bring Japanese Internment to Light

The Fife History Museum will host the second free event in a series related to the latest exhibit "Rights, Rations, Remembrance: Fife in World War II," taking place on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m.

The event includes a showing of the controversial World War II documentary by director Frank Abe, "Conscience and the Constitution," followed by a panel discussion with the filmmaker and local historian.

The film reveals the long-untold story of the organized draft resistance at the American concentration camp at Heart Mountain, Wyoming, and the suppression of that resistance by Japanese American… Read More

The Grand Cinema announced it has exceeded the fundraising goal for its digital conversion campaign.

The non-profit Tacoma theater had set a goal of raising $344,000 by Sept. 15, the amount needed to install new, state-of-the-art projectors that would allow it to continue showing the latest films, which are increasingly released only in digital format.

“We’re thrilled with the community’s response,”… Read More

Former Sector Four Police Substation Up For Sale

The City of Tacoma is soliciting offers from persons or entities interested in purchasing the Former Sector Four Police Substation located at 3524 McKinley Avenue. The property has been appraised at $335,000, but the minimum acceptable bid is $280,000.

This sale does not impact the operations of the current Sector Four Police Substation located at Stewart Heights at 400 East 56th Street.

The deadline is tomorrow.

Offers which meet or exceed this amount will be reviewed by a selection committee that includes City staff and members of the Eastside Neighborhood Advisory Council.… Read More

Tacoma Youth Theatre is Broadway Bound!

Tacoma Youth Theatre is creating a new theatre facility at 924 Broadway, right in the heart of Tacoma's Theatre District. Starting this fall, students will experience all this innovative space has to offer: a fully functioning in-the-round “black box” performance space with ample seating, a separate rehearsal studio, dressing rooms, costume rooms, prop rooms – all designed to provide a hands-on learning environment where young artists can discover the joy, success, and impact of theatre for themselves.

Tacoma Youth Theatre, co-founded by Maggie Knott and Scott Campbell, began in… Read More

Noxious fumes send 47 elementary students and staff to area hospitals

At 9:34 a.m. today, a single engine company was dispatched for a reported odor investigation at Edison Elementary School. Upon arrival firefighters noticed a heavy odor in the building and with students and staff reporting feeling light headed and nauseated they quickly upgraded the incident to Hazardous Materials Mass-Casualty-Incident, bringing numerous resources to the scene.

Operationally, a triage center was established in the playground while the entire school was evacuated. Medics evaluated about 50 students and staff and 18 of those patients were transported by private ambulance… Read More

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