The Daily Mash-Up

Thursday, June 22, 2017 This Week's Paper

The Foss Waterway Seaport has announced that El Primero will be open for guided tours on Sunday, October 6 at 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00 pm with admission to the Seaport’s Working Waterfront Maritime Museum.

El Primero, once the bounty in a high stakes Tacoma poker game, has returned to the Tacoma waterfront, and is moored at the Foss Waterway Seaport. Originally a steam yacht, El Primero was considered one of the most luxurious yachts on the West Coast of the United States.

Constructed in San Francisco, California in 1893, it has an exciting history which includes visits by four US… Read More

Last night, Tacoma singer-songwriter Stephanie Anne Johnson made her debut on “The Voice,” landing on Team Christina Aguilera. This morning, we caught up with her on an official NBC-TV conference call (which was kind of weird, since we're used to just walking up and talking to her and stuff.) We wanted to know if she'd gotten any advice from season one contestant and fellow Stadium… Read More

Youth design ‘dream park’ during national 4-H experiment

More than 600 Pierce County youth will join millions of students across the country during the week of Oct. 7 to participate in the 4-H Maps & Apps experiment.

Youth become community planners, working in teams and using geographic information systems (GIS) and mapping techniques to plan and design a park. Each member designs certain features and draws it on a sheet protector. This simulates GIS technology as they stack the clear layers of their maps to create their park.

Students brainstorm what they’d like in their “dream” park. The most common answer is, of course,… Read More

Tacoma’s Vicci Martinez was a fan favorite and critical darling on “The Voice” in 2011, going on to finish second on the debut season of NBC-TV’s hit talent search. But could one of her Stadium High School classmates go one step further and take top honors on this year’s season five?

Tacoma singer-songwriter Stephanie Anne Johnson’s fans knew she had tried out for the show, and social media was abuzz with speculation… Read More

Film and Panel Discussion bring Internment to Light

Join the Fife History Museum for the second free event in a series related to the latest exhibit Rights, Rations, Remembrance: Fife in World War II taking place on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. The event includes a showing of the controversial World War II documentary by director Frank Abe, Conscience and the Constitution, followed by a panel discussion with the filmmaker and local historian.

Conscience and the Constitution reveals the long-untold story of the organized draft resistance at the American concentration camp at Heart Mountain, Wyoming, and the suppression of that resistance by Japanese… Read More

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