The Daily Mash-Up

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 This Week's Paper
WSP Seeks Information on Double Stabbing

The Washington State Patrol is requesting the public’s help in identifying and locating individuals involved in a double stabbing and assault that occurred in and around Sylvester Park, Olympia, at 4 p.m. on July 16.

A confrontation between two individuals escalated to a stabbing in the park. The suspect was then chased by a large group to an Intercity Transit bus. The suspect was forced off the bus then beaten and stabbed.

The Washington State Patrol is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying any of the individuals involved in the incident and their location.

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Dance comes to Museum of Glass on July 27, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., as Dance Theatre Northwest Artistic Director Melanie Kirk-Stauffer presents a lecture demonstration accompanied by classical and contemporary ballet and jazz dance, music, costume and slides highlighting the glass artistry of Benjamin Moore, Dick Weiss, Ben Edols, Kelly Knickerbocker, Richard Royal and Dante Marioni. Featured performers include Katie Neumann and Chhay Mam who will dance two pieces choreographed in response to MOG exhibition artwork.
This event is free with museum admission. MOG is located at 1801 Dock St. Tacoma,… Read More

Lamb of God and Killswitch Engage are headed to the Showare Center in Kent, where they'll play on Nov. 11. Tickets officially go on sale to the general public at noon on July 19; but a special “pre-sale” event is going on today, until 10 p.m. Surf on over to the Showare Center site,… Read More

Demand for worker training focus of 2nd Pierce County Aerospace Summit

Pierce County can strengthen its place in the competitive aerospace supply chain if government, industry and education institutions collaborate to train workers to meet the growing demand around the world.

That was the key message at the second annual Pierce County Aerospace Summit, held Wednesday at Clover Park Technical College. More than 125 people attended, representing aerospace suppliers, manufacturers, industry service providers, policy makers and educators.

"This is not a pep talk. This is a call to action," said Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy, a co-host of the summit.… Read More

Members and supporters of UFCW 21 held an informational picket Monday along the sidewalk out front near the main entrance of Mary Bridge.

At issue is the stalled contract negotiations with the 125 unionized nurses that have gone without a new contract since February.

Union Representative Cathy MacPhail said the main sticking point is an effort by the hospital to remove health care benefits from the negotiation table.

"They want complete control," she said.

The next round of talks comes on Tuesday.

UFCW 21 is the largest private-sector union in Washington,… Read More

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