The Daily Mash-Up

Thursday, June 22, 2017 This Week's Paper
Free flu shots for children this Saturday

Protect your family and loved ones against the flu. Children and youth can get a free flu vaccination this Saturday, Jan. 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at South Hill Mall in Puyallup near the Old Country Buffet entrance. A parent or guardian’s permission is required.
Flu vaccination is free for children from ages 6 month to 18. Flumist and flu shots will be available. Adult vaccine will be available for $30.
MultiCare Children’s Immunization Services, Medical Reserve Corps of Pierce County, and the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department are sponsoring this flu clinic.Read More

Pierce College students tie the knot at Century Link Field

As Seahawks fans around the state gear up for Saturday’s divisional playoff game against the New Orleans Saints, two Pierce College students are taking their fandom to new heights – by tying the knot at the Blue Friday Tailgate party, taking place at Century Link Field on Jan. 10.
The party has become a regular occurrence every Friday before game day, with giveaways, prizes, food, games and more.  It’s been the go-to spot for superfans to gather in support of their team, and organizers have already rallied around Randy Kudijaroff and Megan German in support of their… Read More

Now that vehicles are using the permanent eastbound State Route 16 viaduct in Tacoma, crews will turn their attention to demolishing the nearby temporary viaduct.  From 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, through 4:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 13, drivers can expect full closures of South Tacoma Way between Pine and Wilkeson streets. Motorists will detour to South Center Street. The closure is necessary so Washington State Department of Transportation contractor, Mowat Construction, can safely demolish portions of the temporary eastbound Nalley Valley viaduct that span over the city street.

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Here's another outtake from our interview with comedian Craig Gass, who will headline Tacoma's Pantages Theater on Jan. 18. Here, he explains how Kiss co-founder Gene Simmons became one of his most hilarious go to impressions and how he got in trouble on the Kiss Kruise a few weeks ago. Check it out, but be warned that there's some PG-13 language in there in case you're listening at work or grandma is in the room.

P.S. This won't play in Firefox, which doesn't… Read More

Homeless Coalition seeks volunteers

For those of us living in the northwest, the cold, damp winter seems endless by this time of the year. Imagine being one of the 670 homeless individuals who slept outside or in an emergency shelter in your neighborhood last night. To understand the challenges facing our homeless, local organizations will conduct the annual survey of homeless people this month in Pierce County. Completing this survey is a monumental task that requires the help of community volunteers and donations.
The Tacoma-Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness seeks 100 volunteers to conduct the annual homeless… Read More

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