The Daily Mash-Up

Friday, April 29, 2016 This Week's Paper
Man reportedly shooting gun in Browns Point

Police have reportedly responded to 5800 block 13th St Ct NE, in Browns Point concerning reports of a man walking through neighborhood firing a gun.

The man is apparently holed up in his house with multiple firearms.

Details will be updated as they are known. It looks like the gunman is in the Unincorporated area of Pierce bordering Tacoma and Federal Way. https://maps.google.com/maps?q=5800+13th+Street+Court+Northeast,+Tacoma,+WA&hl=en&ll=47.269431,-122.350488&spn=0.008081,0.020406&sll=47.256217,-122.365571&sspn=0.032332,0.081625&t=h&hnear=5800+13th+St+Ct+NE,+Tacoma,+Washington+98422&z=16

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Candidate workshop set for April 3

The Pierce County Auditor’s annual candidates’ workshop is scheduled for April 3 at 6 p.m.

The workshop will be held at the Pierce County Election Center, 2501 S. 35th Street, Suite C, Tacoma.

“Our goal in the Auditor’s Office is to ensure that every candidate has accurate information and is prepared to comply with the law. I urge candidates, campaign managers and key volunteers to attend. It’s free and informative,” said Pierce County Auditor Julie Anderson.

Candidates will learn about:

• The process of filing for office.
• Public Disclosure Commission… Read More

Update: Caller phones in threat to MultiCare

MultiCare Health System received a nonspecific threat at the main campus of Tacoma General Hospital and Mary Bridge Children's Hospital and Health Center at 1 p.m. today.

After investigating a threat, hospital officials and police investigators determined there’s no danger and have called the "all clear."

All of MultiCare's Tacoma locations have been evaluated and nothing was found to be suspicious.

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City partners with UW Tacoma to address future south downtown development

In partnership with the University of Washington Tacoma, the City of Tacoma is developing a long-range, subarea plan and area-wide State Environmental Policy Act environmental impact statement addressing future south downtown development in Tacoma. Covering a geographic area of approximately 600 acres, the South Downtown Subarea includes the University of Washington Tacoma campus, Museum District, Foss Waterway, Brewery District, Hillside District and Dome District.

“As the second largest city in Puget Sound, Tacoma is the most important business center in the South Sound region, and… Read More

Mitchell named new Pierce Transit spokeswoman

Pierce Transit has announced the selection of Carol C. Mitchell as its Public Relations Officer.

Mitchell replaces Lars Erickson, who recently assumed a position at the State Department of Transportation. She brings a diverse background in media, communications, law and human resources management to the role. Her early career includes positions at KING-TV and The News Tribune. She was also the Chief HR Officer for the Port of Tacoma prior to joining Pierce Transit in 2011 as a contract employee.

She holds a Juris Doctor from Seattle University School of Law, a Bachelor’s Degree… Read More

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