The Daily Mash-Up

Friday, April 29, 2016 This Week's Paper
Port’s Strategic plan progress tops Thursday’s agenda

At their Thursday meeting, Port of Tacoma Commissioners will hear a report on the first year of the port's 10-year strategic plan and consider adopting updates to the document.

Port officials tallied solid progress last year toward the 10 performance targets that measure the plan’s success, and updates to the document are intended to provide further focus and clarity to the initiatives detailed in the plan.

Commission meetings begin at noon in Room 104 of The Fabulich Center, 3600 Port of Tacoma Road. Meetings… Read More

T.I., Macklemore and more headed to KUBE 93 Summer Jam

 KUBE-FM (93.3) has announced the lineup for Summer Jam 2013, which will bring T.I., Trey Songz, 2 Chainz, Wale, J. Cole and special guest hosts, hometown hip-hop heroes, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis to the Gorge Amphitheatre on June 8.

Tickets for KUBE 93 will go on-sale on Saturday, April 6, at 10 a.m. at all Ticketmaster outlets and online at Ticketmaster.com. They'll cost $49.75 this year, plus applicable service fees, with 25 cents from each purchase going to Food Lifeline.

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Tax Freedom Day will arrive on April 18 this year, the 108th day of 2013, according to the Tax Foundation’s annual calculation.

Washington taxpayers, however, get to work a few extra days to pay off their tax bill. Washington's Tax Freedom day is April 22. The Tax Freedom Days of neighboring states are: Idaho, April 10; Oregon, April 17; and Alaska, April 8.

Americans will work more than three and a half months of the year before they have earned enough money to pay this year’s tax obligations at the federal, state and local levels. Both higher federal taxes and rebounding… Read More

Zip Line Challenge Season opens at PDZA

The zip line/challenge adventure called ZOOM reopens Saturday, April 6, at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.

ZOOM is more than a zip line; it’s an aerial activity course that includes a number of challenges such as a swinging log bridge strung between trees; a high wire to walk; and a fishermen’s net strung between trees to climb through. And lots more.

And, yes, there are sections of zip line to put some zing into the adventure experience.

ZOOM will be open weekends through June 14. It opens daily for the summer season on June 15. Cost is $19.95 for the children's… Read More

KLAY radio announces shuffle

KLAY 1180 AM is tweaking its lineup with Stephanie Miller taking over the news desk from Craig Thorne during the 6 to 9 a.m. time slot on weekdays.

Dr. Joy Browne is set to return to KLAY at her old time slot, 9 a.m. to noon.

The change starts tomorrow.

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