The Daily Mash-Up

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 This Week's Paper
Executive McCarthy’s statement about the passing of Sen. Carrell

Lakewood Sen. Mike Carrell has died at the age of 69.

“Mike was passionate about public service. He worked hard to hold state government accountable for its spending and decisions, and he was dedicated to protecting our communities by fixing gaps in the criminal justice system," said Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy. "My husband John and I have known Mike for many years, and our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and colleagues.”

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On Wednesday, June 5, Downtown On the Go will be holding a free Immigrant History Walk from noon to 1 p.m. led by Patsy Surh O’Connell, president and founder of the Asia Pacific Cultural Center.  The walk, sponsored by City Grocer IGA, will highlight Tacoma’s immigrant history along a 1.6-mile route covering areas of downtown and Hilltop. The walk will begin and end at the corner of 11th & Broadway in front of the historic Woolworth Building. There is no need to pre-register for the event, simply join us at the meeting spot.
Tacoma’s Immigrant History Walk is… Read More

Port taps Summit Award recipients

Port of Tacoma recognized its strong, supportive relationships with customers and tenants by honoring four at its annual breakfast May 23 with the second annual Summit Awards for outstanding contributions the local business and community environment.

Recipients included: Targa Sound Terminal for Livable Community, Trident Seafoods for Environmental Stewardship and Washington United Terminals for Business Magnet. The selection committee also honored SAFE Boats with a special fourth Business Investment award. Learn more about each recipient:

Livable Community: Targa Sound… Read More

Puyallup's Western Washington Fair added two big shows over Memorial Day weekend. First up will be the Celtic Tenors who will headline the 11,000-seat grandstand on Sept. 10. The trio - Matthew Gilsenan, James Nelson and Daryl Simpson – will join forces with Tacoma Symphony for an evening of classical, folk, Irish and pop tunes that will start at 7:30 p.m..

Then “Canadian Idol” star Carly Rae Jepsen will do the Puyallup a few days later. The… Read More

At approximately 9:55 today, Fife's Dispatch Center operators received a phone call regarding a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot at the 2500 62nd Ave. East.

The responding police officer stated that upon inspection of the vehicle, there was an unresponsive male inside with a note taped to the window stating,"Do Not Open, Hydrogen Sulfide – Call 9-1-1."

Hydrogen sulfide is a colorless gas with the characteristic odor of rotten eggs; it is heavier than air, very poisonous, corrosive, flammable and explosive.

Police immediately cordoned off the area. Tacoma Fife Department… Read More

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