The Daily Mash-Up

Sunday, December 04, 2016 This Week's Paper
Tacoma launches online site for updates about commercial projects

The City of Tacoma's Department of Planning and Development Services has launched a Commercial Project Report that is now available to the public online. The Project Report retrieves information for commercial projects within the City valued at over $100,000 and sorts the projects by Council District. The report only provides project information for pre-application meetings and permit applications that have had an action in the permit system within the last 30 days. For example, an action could be a change to the permit status from “Permit Issued” to “Certificate of Occupancy.”

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MultiCare Health System announces bid for Spokane hospitals

MultiCare Health System announced today plans to purchase the assets of Rockwood Health System in Spokane from subsidiaries of Tennessee-based Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHS).  Rockwood Health System includes Deaconess and Valley Hospitals and Rockwood Clinic, a multispecialty physician practice. When the transaction is complete, the agreement will expand access and build an even stronger network of care for people and communities in the Pacific Northwest.

"We are excited to bring Rockwood Health System into the MultiCare family. We are continuously looking for like-minded… Read More

Tacoma Schools, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation Receive $400,000 grant

Tacoma Public Schools will share a $400,000 grant with afterschool intermediary Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, a local nonprofit organization that coordinates the sharing of best practices and resources among local afterschool programs in Pierce County. Together, they will devise a plan to help children in Tacoma develop positive social and emotional skills that are linked to success in school, career and life. These include abilities and traits such as teamwork, persistence, goal-setting, self-control and getting along with others.

Tacoma Public Schools and Greater Tacoma Community… Read More

Tacoma Police to host talk regarding complaints, officer shootings on Dec. 8

The Tacoma Police Department has released its first sets of data in support of the White House Police Data Initiative. These sets of information – on local officer-involved shootings since 2012 and complaints against officers since 2015 – are available on TacomaData, the City of Tacoma’s open data portal. They will also be presented during a public event on Dec. 8, from 6 - 8 p.m. at Destiny Middle School, 1301 E. 34th St. The event follows a series of Project PEACE conversations designed to build… Read More

CONTEST: Show your Seahawks holiday decorations

The Seattle Seahawks are standing tall in the NFL rankings these days, so it only seems fitting that we should show that "12s Pride" in your holiday decorations.

Send us photos of your Seahawks holiday decorations for a chance to win tickets to "Old School Night" at the Tacoma Dome on Dec. 16, featuring Busta Rhymes.

We will post them on Facebook on Dec. 1 and let people vote by noon on Dec. 9. The photos with the most likes will be eligible to receive two tickets to a night that will also feature DMX, E-40, Method Man + Redman, Too $hort, Kokane, Pharcyde,… Read More

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