The Daily Mash-Up

Friday, October 28, 2016 This Week's Paper
Roof collapse ignites fire in a Nalley Valley foundry

At 6:15 p.m. last night, firefighters and command staff from stations 1,2,4,8,10, and 17 responded to a reported commercial structure fire at 3021 S. Wilkeson St.

The first arriving company found an approximately 50 x 50 fire burning in a section of a large commercial manufacturing building. Command staff quickly called for a second alarm bringing additional resources from stations 9,11,12,and 13. In all over, 40 fire personnel responded to the scene.

For an undetermined reason, a portion of the roof above a molten metal castings operation at the Atlas Foundry collapsed onto the… Read More


The Pierce Transit Board of Commissioners will hold a Special Called Meeting on July 31, to evaluate whether to rescind planned service reductions based on higher-than-expected sales tax growth.

The region’s sales tax growth may mean good news for Pierce Transit customers and employees who were bracing for service reductions and another round of layoffs on September 29.

Washington State Department of Revenue sales tax data show Pierce Transit sales tax collections averaging higher-than-expected growth for the first four months of 2013. If collections continue at this rate,… Read More

With Music and Art in Wright Park just a few weeks away, it's Aug 10, as you know, we chat a bit with one of the artists who will be doing her thing creating coolness while the parade of bands strums away on stage.

Here Julie Luke talks art, the process and inspiration.

How would you describe your style and how has it evolved?

My style of art? I usually don’t like to categorize, but when I do, I feel it falls under the umbrella of visionary art. As for style esthetically,… Read More

As the warmest month of the year approaches, the Washington State Patrol is urging adults to never leave a young child alone in a car- especially in the sun.

In 2013, at least 19 children nationwide have lost their lives after being left unattended in a motor vehicle during sunny weather. To date, none of these deaths have occurred in Washington. The Washington State Patrol would like to offer parents information and suggestions to help avoid this tragedy.

Even with the windows cracked two inches, the internal temperature of a motor vehicle can exceed 125 degrees Fahrenheit in… Read More

Paramore tickets on sale Friday

Paramore is headed to Seattle. The popular pop-punk band released details for its forthcoming Self-Titled Tour, which will launch on Oct. 15 stop at KeyArena. Metric and Hellogoodbye will open. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 26, with prices ranging from $25.50 to $45.50, plus applicable service charges.

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