The Daily Mash-Up

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 This Week's Paper
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QUALIFICATIONS: Must be friendly, dependable, customer… Read More

News Haiku: road rash

The masses have spoken. The News Haiku is back for the month of November to celebrate Art at Work month. Here is a recap of the news as presented in a haiku.

Mayor has some class;
Prop 1 dies, she keeps smiling;
Ooops, bump, a pothole.

Now you try it: American haiku consist of 17 “ons” (also known as morae), in three phrases of five, seven and five "on" respectively. Although haiku are often stated to have 17 syllables, this isn’t quite right since syllables and “on” are not the same, but this is Tacoma so we make our own rules. Use of three… Read More

Tacoma shares slice of additional $109,500 from HUD

Tacoma and King County Office of Civil Rights received additional funding for more comprehensive fair housing education and outreach efforts.

The almost $110,000 of additional funding was given to the City and County by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP) Partnership Funds.

The monies will be used to conduct training sessions, produce new or translate current materials and promote fair housing through the expansion of the 28th Annual Fair Housing Conference hosted by the City.

The City and County submitted a joint… Read More

City of Tacoma Earns Top-Ten Ranking in 2013 Digital Cities Survey

The City of Tacoma will be recognized for being a digital city at the National League of Cities annual conference next week in Seattle.

The Center for Digital Government and Digital Communities program announced today it ranked the City in the top-ten in the United States this year for its information technology initiatives.

“It’s exciting for Tacoma to be recognized for the work it has done to improve citizen access to government services,” said Jack Kelanic, City of Tacoma interim director of the Information Technology Department. “We’ve leveraged technology by providing… Read More

News Haiku: pothole lovers

The masses have spoken. The News Haiku is back for the month of November to celebrate Art at Work month. Here is a recap of the news as presented in a haiku.

Tacomans love streets
They just want them all potholed
Thawing takes time -- boom.

Now you try it: American haiku consist of 17 “ons” (also known as morae), in three phrases of five, seven and five "on" respectively.

Although haiku are often stated to have 17 syllables, this isn’t quite right since syllables and “on” are not the same, but this is Tacoma so we make our own rules.

Read More
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