The Daily Mash-Up

Tuesday, December 06, 2016 This Week's Paper
CPTC calls off lockdown following police search

Clover Park Technical College was on lockdown for about 90 minutes today over concerns of report of an individual with a gun seen on campus.

The campus does not allow weapons on campus without prior approval.

Tacoma and Lakewood police searched the campus and cleared the scene without an arrest.

The initial alert told staff and students to lock doors, turn off the lights, and follow the school's lockdown procedures.

More information will be posted on the school's emergency web site, Read More

CPTC in lockdown with report of a man with a gun seen on campus

Clover Park Technical College is on lockdown since noon today over concerns of report of an individual with a gun seen on campus.

Tacoma and Lakewood police are responding.

The initial alert told staff and students to lock doors, turn off the lights, and follow the school's lockdown procedures.

More information will be posted on the school's emergency web site, http://cptcemergency.blogspot.com/.

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UWT graduates students at high school math and science program

Contrary to “received wisdom,” middle and high school students love math and science.

At least, that’s the conclusion one draws at the end of the three-week Math Science Leadership program that has occurred every summer for the last 10 years on the UW Tacoma campus.

More than 100 middle- and high-schoolers just completed the 2013 MSL experience, a three-week intensive day camp meant to turn students on to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

A graduation ceremony was held on Friday, July 26. Starting in Gillenwater Plaza, in front of Snoqualmie… Read More

Pirates of Penzance opens on LDS stage

The family-friendly comedy by Gilbert & Sullivan, "Pirates of Penzance" has it all. There is singing, dancing, sword fighting, and more than its share of pirates and damsels. And its playing free at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 1102 S. Pearl St. in Tacoma.

The show opens this weekend and continues with performances through Aug. 3.

The quick-witted tale is directed by Erin Guinup and comes with a live orchestra and 40 actors from throughout the Puget Sound.

"Pirates of Penzance" tells the story of a pirate apprentice named Frederic, who decides… Read More

Pierce County fire safety Burn Ban in effect

Given the dry conditions, a Phase 1 fire safety burn ban has been instituted in Pierce County. All outdoor burning is prohibited, except for recreational fires, fires in barbecues and other cooking appliances, outdoor fireplaces and campfires in approved pits.

Additionally, in the City of Tacoma:
Burning yard waste, household garbage and building materials (i.e. scrap wood, paint, vinyl flooring, roofing, and carpet) is always prohibited.

Recreational fires are allowed – must use clean fuel, the fires have to be less than 3 feet in diameter and 2 feet height and 25 feet… Read More

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