The Daily Mash-Up

Thursday, January 19, 2017 This Week's Paper

The Tacoma Art museum held a ground breaking ceremony this morning to mark the beginning of the museum's building expansion and redesign to house the Haub Family Collection of Western American Art.

The ceremony began with a blessing by the Puyallup Tribe and a performance by the Puyallup Canoe Family and included speeches by U.S. Congressman Derek Kilmer, Gov. Jay Inslee, Mayor Marilyn Strickland, art collector Christian Haub, TAM Board President Steve Barger and Director Stephanie A. Stebich.

The $15 million wing will double TAM’s exhibit space just 10 years after the museum… Read More

TFD to host 911 remembrance ceremony

At 9:30 a.m. on Sept.11, the Tacoma Fire Department will host a public remembrance ceremony at Marine Park (4301 Ruston Way) to mark the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy. Tacoma City Council Member Robert Thoms and Tacoma Fire Chief James P. Duggan will be present to deliver remarks.

The event is part of a nationwide salute to firefighters, police officers, emergency medical services workers and civilians whose lives were lost and forever changed on that day.

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Drake has rescheduled his stop at the Tacoma Dome for Dec. 4, Live Nation announced today. The show was originally scheduled for Sept. 26. Tickets bought for that date will be honored at the December show, according to today's announcement.

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The day has arrived, Stadium Way opens

The Stadium Way Arterial Project has opened Stadium Way to vehicle and bicycle traffic as of this morning.

Drivers may experience some delays as final tasks such as landscaping, handrail installation, and final cleanup are completed in September and October. Pedestrians will have to also wait a little longer for the new handrails to be installed to enjoy the upgraded ADA-accessible sidewalks, benches, garbage cans and other pedestrian street amenities.

"Our goal has been to get the road open before school begins," said City Project Manager Mark D’Andrea. "Lessening the inconvenience… Read More

Autistic Fife teen missing

A Fife teen has reportedly been missing for a couple weeks.

Daniel Woods, 18, moved to Fife from Arizona and his now missing, his family stated.

Woods is autistic, about 5-feet-6 tall and weighs 135 pounds. He has blond hair and hazel eyes.

The KIRO-TV story has more information and a photo of Woods.

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