City of Des Moines awards grant to support West African Community Council

City of Des Moines awards grant to support West African Community Council

The City of Des Moines announced that it has awarded $6,664 to support the West African Community Council (WACC) in 2019. Here’s more from the city: The West African Community Council was formed... [Read more]

Alyssa Konopaski of Des Moines wins Highline College Poetry Contest

Alyssa Konopaski of Des Moines wins Highline College Poetry Contest

“Expect Sadness like Rain” earned Alyssa Konopaski (pictured above) of Des Moines first place in Highline College’s 2019 Student Poetry Contest. Konopaski was one of 53 writers who submitted 106... [Read more]

Legacy Foundation helps build wheelchair ramps, steps for low income seniors

Legacy Foundation helps build wheelchair ramps, steps for low income seniors

At the February 2019 meeting of the Des Moines Legacy Foundation, board members voted to approve a grant for $5,000 submitted by Grace in ACTION for the construction of wheelchair ramps, and home step... [Read more]

Des Moines Council upgrades zoning to better control mental health facilities

Des Moines Council upgrades zoning to better control mental health facilities

By Jack Mayne The Des Moines City Council has unanimously approved changes in the city’s ordinance that would allow them to control any potential “enhanced service facilities” (ESF) or mental health... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: West Seattle, Burien, Des Moines, Star Lake

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: West Seattle, Burien, Des Moines, Star Lake

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding six Open Houses this weekend! The first Open House is a condo on Alki with City & Sound Views: Spacious 2... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Saltwater Music Series ‘Sixteen Going On Seventeen’ is Sat. at DM United Methodist

Saltwater Music Series ‘Sixteen Going On Seventeen’ is Sat. at DM United Methodist

The next Saltwater Music Series concert – ‘Sixteen Going On Seventeen’ – will be performed this Saturday, March 16, 2019, starting at 7 p.m. in the Sanctuary at Des Moines United Methodist... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking input on new trimester schedule

Highline Public Schools seeking input on new trimester schedule

Highline Public Schools high schools will switch from a two-term semester schedule to a three-term trimester schedule in the fall of 2020, and the district is seeking public input: Students will have five... [Read more]

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DAL Law Firm: When Is Probate Needed?

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: When Is Probate Needed? A common question I receive as an estate planning attorney is, when is probate really necessary? As with many estate planning questions, the answer... [Read more]

Des Moines building with two restaurants closed due to serious health hazards

Des Moines building with two restaurants closed due to serious health hazards

By Scott Schaefer Due to conditions “that constitute an immediate threat to human life, health, or safety,” the City of Des Moines has temporarily closed – or “yellow tagged”... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Marching our Community Forward</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Marching our Community Forward

Marching our Community Forward By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce March is celebrated as Women’s History Month, and March 8 is celebrated as International Women’s... [Read more]

Grand re-opening celebration of Mt. Rainier Pool will be Saturday, March 16

Grand re-opening celebration of Mt. Rainier Pool will be Saturday, March 16

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce will be holding the re-opening of the Des Moines Mount Rainier Pool with a celebration and ribbon cutting on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. The 43-year-old... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Burien, Normandy Park, Des Moines, West Seattle, Renton, Star Lake

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Burien, Normandy Park, Des Moines, West Seattle, Renton, Star Lake

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding eight great Open Houses this weekend! The first Open House is a totally renovated mid-century beauty: Home sits... [Read more]

Des Moines Yacht Club  Marine Swap Meet will be Saturday, Mar. 23

Des Moines Yacht Club Marine Swap Meet will be Saturday, Mar. 23

Des Moines Yacht Club’s 20th Annual Indoor/Outdoor Marine Swap Meet will be held on Saturday, March 23, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Attention all boaters and everyone who loves living in the Pacific... [Read more]

Gen. Barry McCaffrey to speak at Des Moines Normandy Park Rotary Mar. 13

Gen. Barry McCaffrey to speak at Des Moines Normandy Park Rotary Mar. 13

One of the U.S. Armed Forces most decorated soldiers – Four-star General Barry McCaffrey – will speak at an open meeting of the Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park at the 4 Points Sheraton... [Read more]

Spring Citizens Police Academy starts Mar. 26; enrolling now

Spring Citizens Police Academy starts Mar. 26; enrolling now

ENROLLING NOW! SPRING CITIZENS POLICE ACADEMY March 26 – May 28, 2019 6:30pm to 9:00 pm Come join us for an interactive behind the scenes look into police work. This 10-week informational series designed... [Read more]

United Way of King County’s FREE Tax Preparation available until April 18

United Way of King County’s FREE Tax Preparation available until April 18

We’re half way through tax season and United Way of King County wants everyone to know that they’re still providing free tax preparation services to the community – until April 18 – through... [Read more]

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