The Daily Mash-Up

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 This Week's Paper
Citizens for a Healthy Bay taps new captain of Bay Patrol

Citizens for a Healthy Bay announced that it has hired Captain Brian Bare of Gig Harbor to manage its historic Bay Patrol Program.

“Bay Patrol is our keystone program at Citizens for a Healthy Bay. Bay Patrol is how we most tangibly serve our community, how we visually gauge the health of our waters, and how most of the community sees our work,” said Melissa Malott, Executive Director of Citizens for a Healthy Bay. “As we focus on developing better data on water pollution and engaging the community in our work, Brian’s experience on and in the water community will be critical… Read More

Canoe Rendezvous set for this weekend

The Foss Waterway Seaport, Puget Sound’s maritime heritage, education and event center, will officially welcome and host the Willits Brothers Canoe Rendezvous, Saturday, Oct. 8 and Sunday, Oct 9. FREE for
all visitors with paid admission to the Foss Waterway Seaport.

“We are delighted to invite and welcome Willits canoe owners, enthusiasts and visitors to the Seaport and tell the intriguing story of two brothers who built some of the finest canoes ever made, and give the public the opportunity to reengage and reconnect with the Tacoma… Read More

Eastbound SR 16 drivers near I-5 can expect delays through spring 2017

Temporary but significant changes are coming for drivers who use the eastbound State Route 16 on-ramp to northbound Interstate 5 in Tacoma. The change will allow crews to continue efforts to extend HOV lanes into Tacoma, but a similar configuration in 2015 created routine backups on SR 16 approaching I-5.

Weather permitting, on the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 5, the eastbound SR 16 on-ramp to northbound I-5 will be reduced to one lane through spring 2017. In the event of inclement weather, the changes will be rescheduled.

“Because we’ve used this traffic configuration before,… Read More

Sound Off: Take Tacoma Weekly’s poll on the presidential race

The Tacoma Weekly in conducting a presidential poll as a fun and informative way to provide information about the upcoming election.

In the left corner is former First Lady turned Senator turned Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who received the Democratic Party’s nomination against two-term Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. Representing the Republican Party in the right corner is real estate developer turned television celebrity Donald Trump, who is the last person standing in a field that started with more than a dozen… Read More

Informational meeting about planned Proctor South development set for Oct. 10

The developers of Proctor Station are applying for permitting approval from the City of Tacoma for Proctor South, a multi-family apartment building, planned for North 25th and Proctor.

The City of Tacoma and the Northend Neighborhood Council will host an informational meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct.10, at Mason Middle School about the proposed development, provide details of the permitting and the environmental review process and describe ways for the community to comment.  

The presentation will take about a half hour and include time for questions and forms… Read More

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