The Daily Mash-Up

Thursday, October 20, 2016 This Week's Paper

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We held an "awesome mom" contest for a vase of flowers from Fife Flowers and a gift certificate from Fife Bar and Grill. Well, we have a winner. Totally.

Here is her story:

Mark Alvis sent in an entry for his wife, Brittany. She became a mom this year after a tough road.

Last March, they found out that they were expecting their first child. Turns out, they were expecting twins!

"This was a total surprise to but still exciting and nerve-wracking," Mark wrote. "It also carried with it high risks,… Read More

The Tacoma Weekly has a grip of Historic Homes of Tacoma Tour tickets set for this weekend as a fundraiser for Tacoma Historical Society.

We could be all fancy and have a contest, but heck, it's history.

All you have to do is email or comment on this story on our Facebook page with a note as to why you… Read More

Tacoma has a street repair issue. Instead of crying about it, let's celebrate.

Send photos of your favorite, or most hated, Tacoma pothole so we can create a collage of all things potted and pitted for the city to enjoy. The deadline is May 6.

We will randomly draw a name to receive a $15 gift certificate to Dirty Oscar's Annex.

Email photos to

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As people bring out their sombreros and Mariachi guitars in anticipation of the coming Cinco de Mayo weekend, law enforcement is making its own plans.

Beginning on Saturday, May 4, local, county and state police in the South Sound will begin intercepting fiesta-goers who get behind the wheel after too many margaritas or beers.

Local officers will be especially targeting roads that are at high risk for impaired driving crashes in Tacoma and Puyallup. A Mobile Impaired Driving Unit operated by the Washington State Patrol will be set up in Kent to enable officers to transfer the custody… Read More

I don't know about you guys, but around the Tacoma Weekly offices we're pretty stoked about seeing Robert Downey Jr. don the red and gold armor one more time for“Iron Man 3.” Marvel Studios' latest 3D superhero flick was expected to be this summer movie season's first box office blockbuster. And so far it hasn't disappointed, having raked in nearly $200 million in overseas… Read More

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