The Daily Mash-Up

Monday, March 27, 2017 This Week's Paper
Pierce County READS selects “Grunt”

Celebrating its 10th year, Pierce County READS selects “Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War” by Mary Roach for the county’s largest one-book reading program. With this choice, Pierce County Library System emphasizes the important ties between its larger countywide community and the military community. Pierce County READS runs now through April 28.

A kickoff open house is planned for Saturday, March 11 at 3-5 p.m. at Lewis Army Museum on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The event includes music, food, special museum exhibits and brief remarks at 3:15 p.m. Visitors can access… Read More

Police release alert for missing woman

Wanda Johnson is missing from her home in the 5400 block of South L Street. She was last seen around 12:30 a.m.on March 3 and was discovered missing at 5:30 a.m.  The search of her neighborhood had negative results. Johnson may not be dressed appropriately for the weather and she may not remember her address.

Johnson is 70 years old, stands 5 feet tall and weighs 100 pound.

If you see her or know where she is please call 911.

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Open House on Lincoln District changes set for March 29

The City of Tacoma invites residents to an event providing the latest updates on the Lincoln District Revitalization Project on Wednesday, March 29, from 4 to 6 PM in the cafeteria of Lincoln High School (701 S. 37th St.). The open house will give residents a chance to hear what has been accomplished thus far, see the latest streetscape design and provide feedback on welcome sign designs. 

“The revitalization of the Lincoln Business District has been about improving the quality of life for neighborhood residents and attracting more private investment,” said Mayor Marilyn… Read More

Murray, Cantwell Ask DOJ to Uphold Existing Policy on State Marijuana Laws

A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators, including Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA), sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions expressing concern that the Trump administration may begin enforcing federal law in states that have legalized marijuana. It asks the U.S. Department of Justice to clarify the Trump administration’s policy on law enforcement in states that have legalized the recreational use of marijuana.

The letter was prompted by White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s remarks during his briefing on February 23rd, suggesting that the… Read More

Applicants Sought for the Sustainable Tacoma Commission

The Tacoma City Council is currently seeking applicants to fill five positions on the Sustainable Tacoma Commission, consisting of two positions for three-year terms, two positions for two-year unexpired terms, and one unexpired youth term.

The purpose of the Sustainable Tacoma Commission is to bring citizen accountability, transparency, and vigilance to the long-term implementation of Tacoma’s Environmental Action Plan, and to communicate and encourage public involvement regarding sustainability initiatives.

The Tacoma City Council is looking for commission members… Read More

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