The Daily Mash-Up

Sunday, July 23, 2017 This Week's Paper
Fire damages Golgotha Church again

A fire has damaged the Golgotha Baptist Church in Midland. It is the second time crews has been called out in recent months. An arsonist reportedly torched the building last September.

The recent fire started this morning and was fully involved by the time fire crews arrived.

A witness saw a man watching the fire and then walk away along Portland Avenue.

The story will be updated as news arrives from the scene. But here is the background.

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Tacoma singer-songwriter and “The Voice” contestant Stephanie Anne Johnson will headline a free show on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Rotunda at University of Puget Sound's Wheelock Student Center. Johnson will sing songs from her newest album, “Hollatchagurl,” which she released in June. Wednesday's show is sponsored by Associated Students of the University of Puget Sound, with music starting at 6:30 p.m.

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The Knights of Pythias Commencement No.7 is marking the fraternal order’s 150th birthday with an open house and movie screening at its landmark lodge, at 6 p.m. Feb. 19 at 924 Broadway.

The Knights of Pythias is a fraternal organization founded at Washington, DC, on Feb. 19, 1864 by Justus H. Rathbone and Abraham Lincoln as a way for the North and South to heal the wounds gained during the Civil War.

The order draws its name from the legend of Damon and Pythias that illustrates the ideals of loyalty, honor and friendship that are the center of the order. The distinguishing principles… Read More

CITY CHARTER REVIEW BEGINS

The committee to review Tacoma’s city charter has been called to order. The first meeting of the Charter Review Committee held its first meeting on Monday, Feb. 3.

A special meeting of the Charter Review Committee will be held on Monday, Feb. 10, at 5:30 p.m. in the Tacoma Municipal Building Council Chambers (747 Market St., 1st Floor) to gather public comment and recommendations from residents for changes to the Tacoma City Charter.

Members of the public will have three minutes to address the Charter Review Committee. This public hearing will be one of many opportunities for… Read More

Not to run the Sir Mix-A-Lot bootlegs into the ground, but with the Seattle Seahawks victory parade going on today I couldn't resist one more.

For those who weren't at the Seattle rap legend's show Saturday night at Jazzbones, Mix dedicated his breakthrough hit “Posse on Broadway” to the 'Hawks and their haters, and he had a suggestion about where the parade should be. Three guesses.

I didn't post this clip, initially, because the audio gets muddy with all that bass. But it's just too… Read More

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