The Daily Mash-Up

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 This Week's Paper
Citizens’ Forum rescheduled for March 21

At this week’s City Council meeting, the City Council approved moving Citizens’ Forum from Tuesday, March 14 to Tuesday, March 21 due to the cancellation of the City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 14. 

The purpose of Citizens’ Forum is to assist the Council in making policy decisions; therefore, items of discussion shall be limited to matters over which the City Council has jurisdiction. A speaker’s remarks shall be limited to up to three minutes per person, per Citizens’ Forum. Where necessary, due to the number of persons who want to address the Council, the presiding… Read More

Public Forum to Add Value to Planning and Permitting Process

Following the first event in February, the City of Tacoma’s Planning and Development Services Department is holding the second in a series of monthly interactive public forums that run through May 2017. This next forum will be held on Monday, March 13, from 6 - 8 p.m. at Gray Middle School (6229 S. Tyler St. in Tacoma).

These forums provide direct access for community members to meet staff and learn how the planning and development process works, what information is used and how the City manages the ongoing impacts from growth and development.

The March event will… Read More

Free workshop on essential legal documents offered to the public

Pierce County’s Aging and Disability Resource Center will host four free workshops on essential legal documents, which includes wills, powers of attorney, and advance directives for health care and finances.

The workshops will discuss the importance of having advance directives and other legal documents in place before medical emergencies or the incapacitation of a loved one. This class is intended for any adult who wants to take control of who may make health care decisions on his or her behalf.

Jonete Waters Rehmke, member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, will… Read More

Pierce County READS selects “Grunt”

Celebrating its 10th year, Pierce County READS selects “Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War” by Mary Roach for the county’s largest one-book reading program. With this choice, Pierce County Library System emphasizes the important ties between its larger countywide community and the military community. Pierce County READS runs now through April 28.

A kickoff open house is planned for Saturday, March 11 at 3-5 p.m. at Lewis Army Museum on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The event includes music, food, special museum exhibits and brief remarks at 3:15 p.m. Visitors can access… Read More

Police release alert for missing woman

Wanda Johnson is missing from her home in the 5400 block of South L Street. She was last seen around 12:30 a.m.on March 3 and was discovered missing at 5:30 a.m.  The search of her neighborhood had negative results. Johnson may not be dressed appropriately for the weather and she may not remember her address.

Johnson is 70 years old, stands 5 feet tall and weighs 100 pound.

If you see her or know where she is please call 911.

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