The Daily Mash-Up

Wednesday, December 07, 2016 This Week's Paper
Get the facts about sun safety before summer arrives

Even the Stone Age people knew the sun brought life on Earth and that is one reason they used to worship it. But the sun can both heal and destroy. Sunlight can be the kiss of life or death. It depends on the way we use it.

Pierce County Aging & Disability Resources is sponsoring “The Sun and Your Skin: What the Sun Can Do,” a special workshop to help lay out the truth about the consequences of exposure to the sun, potential short and long term harm, and things people can do to prevent skin damage.

The workshop will be repeated four times at four different locations:

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It seems Trent Reznor's announced retirement from touring a few years back was a bit premature. The angsty rocker's band, Nine Inch Nails, will be back on the road this fall with a Nov. 22 stop slated for KeyArena in Seattle. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on June 14,Live Nation announced today. Reznor and writing partner Atticus Ross have spent the last few years racking up Oscar nods… Read More

Recent fire incidents

Posted: 04 Jun 2013 09:42 AM PDT Time: 12:12 a.m. Address: 422 Tacoma Ave S Response: Station 1,2,4 Damage Estimate: none Narrative: Crews responded a reported kitchen fire and upon arrival found burnt food had caused smoke to fill the kitchen. The fire was contained to the food.

Time: 3:11 p.m. Address: 3516 N. Union Ave Response: Station 2,4,8,9,13,11,16 Damage Estimate: $1,500 Narrative: Firefighters responded to a reported house fire. The first arriving company found a small fire in the basement of the residence. A lacquer based sealant was being applied to the basement floor and… Read More

Is it ‘merry’ or ‘happy’ aviation month?

Aviation enthusiasts have reason to celebrate June as Gov. Jay Inslee has declared it “General Aviation Appreciation Month” in Washington state. General aviation – from recreational to business to emergency medical flights – is a vital part of the state’s transportation system and economy.

Washington is home to 135 public-use airports, more than 19,000 pilots and more than 6,660 general aviation aircraft. The state’s aviation system supports 248,500 jobs, $15.3 billion in wages and $50.9 billion in economic activity.

“We’re pleased for the support that Gov. Inslee… Read More

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