The Daily Mash-Up

Saturday, March 25, 2017 This Week's Paper

Members and supporters of UFCW 21 held an informational picket Monday along the sidewalk out front near the main entrance of Mary Bridge.

At issue is the stalled contract negotiations with the 125 unionized nurses that have gone without a new contract since February.

Union Representative Cathy MacPhail said the main sticking point is an effort by the hospital to remove health care benefits from the negotiation table.

"They want complete control," she said.

The next round of talks comes on Tuesday.

UFCW 21 is the largest private-sector union in Washington,… Read More

Walmart opens

The new Walmart, at 1965 S. Union Ave., is now open.

The Tacoma Walmart is one of 24 stores the company is opening across the country today.

The store features general merchandise, including apparel, electronics, toys, sporting goods, and lawn and garden items. It also offers a full line of groceries, including organic and natural selections in addition to local favorites. The pharmacy offers a full range of products and services. Pharmacy team members can answer product and prescription questions and customers can ask about health and wellness solutions.

The new store employs… Read More

Walmart set to open July 17

The new Walmart, at 1965 S. Union Ave., will open Wednesday, July 17, after a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m.

The Tacoma Walmart is one of 24 stores the company is opening across the country on July 17.

The store features general merchandise, including apparel, electronics, toys, sporting goods, and lawn and garden items. It also offers a full line of groceries, including organic and natural selections in addition to local favorites. The pharmacy offers a full range of products and services. Pharmacy team members can answer product and prescription questions and customers… Read More

Paint Tacoma-Pierce Beautiful needs paint crews now! Here’s your chance to help low-income homeowners in need. Paint Tacoma-Pierce Beautiful is still looking for groups to form volunteer crews to paint houses in Tacoma and in Lakewood. Church groups, civic and service organizations, families and businesses are all groups that can form paint crews. No experience is necessary. They provide paint and basic supplies, and the advice of a skilled painter to guide crews through the job. Register your crew today, and become a reason for hope this summer! Visit www.paintbeautiful.org to register.… Read More

Pierce County wins national awards for voter project and emergency mobile app

Last year, Pierce County completed a redistricting project affecting nearly every local voter in just five weeks. The county also started using the latest mobile technology to track damage to roads, bridges, and buildings during floods, fires and other disasters.

These two innovative programs have been recognized as among the best in the United States by the National Association of Counties (NACo). The 2013 NACo Achievement Awards recognize counties for excellence in delivering key services to the public.

“These national Achievement Awards recognize initiatives that improve the… Read More

UP Radiator Crime Stoppers Emerald Queen Casino
ADVERTISEMENT