The Daily Mash-Up

Sunday, November 29, 2015 This Week's Paper
Sound Transit to host open house on Tacoma Link expansion

Sound Transit will conduct an open house on Thursday, April 11 from 4-7 p.m. at the Tacoma Dome Station, 424 East 25th Street. The event is part of an alternatives analysis to seek public input on additional corridor alternatives for a potential project to expand the 1.6-mile Tacoma Link system that now operates between the Tacoma Dome and Theater District stations.

The open house follows a request by the City of Tacoma for Sound Transit to evaluate a "hybrid" corridor as the agency prepares to identify one or more corridor alternatives that could potentially advance to the environmental…

The Tacoma Fire Department presented a Medal of Valor Award to Firefighter Annie Craig for rescuing a citizen in a near-drowning incident in Commencement Bay on Feb. 15. The department’s highest award, the Medal of Valor, is given to firefighters who demonstrate acts of bravery and heroism in hazardous situations.

After arriving at Owen Beach in Point Defiance Park for an unrelated 911 call, Ladder 3 firefighters spotted John Bronson swimming in the water near an overturned canoe. Rebecca Thayer-Blunt, Bronson’s step-daughter, swam out to help Bronson get the canoe back to the beach,…

If you read Friday's edition you saw our interview with Seattle boy Duff McKagan, a guy you might know from a couple of obscure, little bands called Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver. The superstar bassist will be at Tacoma's Jazzbones on Friday, March 29, with his new…

Pierce County News for the week of March 28 includes video about: Port of Tacoma hosting a multi-agency bomb drill, The county airport being set to lose FAA during runway project and cuts at Family Support Centers.

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District Court now offers self-scheduling for infraction hearings

People who need to schedule infraction hearings with Pierce County District Court can now do so online without having to wait on the phone or at the public counter.

Developed by District Court with support from Pierce County’s Information Technology Department, this application allows people to schedule an infraction hearing or submit a Hearing by Mail statement at their convenience. Previously, customers could schedule a hearing only by mail, telephone or by appearing in person at the court’s public counter. During a soft launch over the past month, 80 people have used the new service.

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