FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: A call from a boy…

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: A call from a boy…

By Dave Markwell At 4:30 this morning my phone rang. Being familiar with phone calls at this hour, I knew it was probably not good news. It wasn’t. My caller ID said, “Aden”, my son. “Hi, buddy”,... [Read more]

Wesley Home residents holding their own Women’s March in Des Moines Sat.

Wesley Home residents holding their own Women’s March in Des Moines Sat.

A group of women from Wesley Homes Retirement Center will be meeting Saturday morning (Jan. 20) at 10 a.m. for a Women’s March. They will be meeting at the Des Moines Plaza next to Dollar Tree, and all... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty Open Houses: Columbia City Townhomes, Westview Estates, Bonney Lake & Normandy Park Waterfront

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty Open Houses: Columbia City Townhomes, Westview Estates, Bonney Lake & Normandy Park Waterfront

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding five Open Houses this weekend. The first two Open Houses are luxurious new townhomes in Seattle’s Columbia... [Read more]

Finalists announced for Seattle Southside Chamber’s Awards Luncheon

Finalists announced for Seattle Southside Chamber’s Awards Luncheon

The Seattle Southside Chamber Staff and Board of Directors on Thursday (Jan. 18) announced the finalists for its Awards and Recognition Luncheon. The winners of the awards will be announced LIVE at the... [Read more]

Gov. Inslee appoints Karen Donohue to King Court Superior Court

Gov. Inslee appoints Karen Donohue to King Court Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday (Jan. 17) announced the appointment of Karen Donohue to the King Court Superior Court. She will replace Judge Hollis Hill, who is retiring. Donohue is currently the presiding... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Saltwater Music Series at Des Moines United Methodist Church Saturday

Saltwater Music Series at Des Moines United Methodist Church Saturday

The Saltwater Music Series will be held at Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday, Jan. 20, starting at 7 p.m. Composer/pianist Steven Luksan will perform musical styles of the last 400 years... [Read more]

Des Moines Waterland Walk will be this Sunday, Jan. 21

Des Moines Waterland Walk will be this Sunday, Jan. 21

This month’s Des Moines Waterland Walk will be this Sunday, Jan. 21. Walkers are asked to meet at 11 a.m. Sunday near the fishing pier/bathrooms/picnic tables in the northwest corner of the parking... [Read more]

Des Moines contract with former Mayor Kaplan defended as legal by city

Des Moines contract with former Mayor Kaplan defended as legal by city

By Jack Mayne City Manager Michael Matthias told the City Council at last Thursday’s meeting (Jan. 11) that the city entering into an agreement with former Mayor and Councilmember Dave Kaplan will... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High student Sarah Jenner serves as Page for Rep. Tina Orwall

Mt. Rainier High student Sarah Jenner serves as Page for Rep. Tina Orwall

Rep. Orwall with page Sarah Jenner, Jan. 10th, 2018. Photo courtesy Washington State Legislative Support Services. Sarah Jenner, a student at Mt. Rainier High School, served as a page last week in the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn to ‘Wreck Dive’ off Vancouver Island with TLSea Diving Feb. 16-18

Learn to ‘Wreck Dive’ off Vancouver Island with TLSea Diving Feb. 16-18

Learn to “Wreck Dive” off Vancouver Island with TLSea Diving Feb. 16-18! Did you know that the world’s largest underwater artificial reef is just a few hours away off of Vancouver Island? The wrecks... [Read more]

Reelected Pina, Pennington again will lead Des Moines City Council

Reelected Pina, Pennington again will lead Des Moines City Council

By Jack Mayne The first Des Moines City Council meeting of the new year was largely framed around newly elected and reelected members. At the regular Thursday, Jan. 11 Des Moines City Council meeting,... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: We’ll see…

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: We’ll see…

By Dave Markwell Last weekend, my daughter informed me that she was going to see a movie with her friend, “Becky”, and would need a ride Saturday evening. Now, the only surprising element of this... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty Open Houses: Charming 3-BD, Last Westview Estates Home, Normandy Park Waterfront

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty Open Houses: Charming 3-BD, Last Westview Estates Home, Normandy Park Waterfront

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding three Open Houses this weekend. The first home is a charming 3-bedroom home in Burien: Great place to call... [Read more]

Mark William Van Gasken passes away; memorial will be this Saturday, Jan. 13

Mark William Van Gasken passes away; memorial will be this Saturday, Jan. 13

Mark William Van Gasken Mark was born on November 29, 1928 to Gladys and Mark E. Van Gasken, both long-time residents of Des Moines. (His grandparents’ home, overlooking the marina, was recently purchased... [Read more]

Local Rotarians pass out dictionaries to every third grader Wednesday

Local Rotarians pass out dictionaries to every third grader Wednesday

Members of the Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park passed out dictionaries to every third grader in Des Moines and Normandy Park on Wednesday, Jan. 10. This is just one of the many great things... [Read more]

Courtney Gregoire selected as Port of Seattle Commission President Tuesday

Courtney Gregoire selected as Port of Seattle Commission President Tuesday

Port of Seattle Commissioners Steinbureck, Bowman, Gregoire, Felleman, Calkins in Commission Chambers at P-69, 9 January 2018. Two new Port of Seattle Commissioners – Peter Steinbrueck and Ryan Calkins... [Read more]

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm: What is a Healthcare Directive?

DAL Law Firm: What is a Healthcare Directive?

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: What is a Healthcare Directive? A healthcare directive, also known as a “living will,” provides instructions to your physicians to let them know what type of life sustaining... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools moving start time for high schools to 30 minutes later

Highline Public Schools moving start time for high schools to 30 minutes later

Highline students will be able to hit the snooze in the morning come this fall or next, as Highline Public Schools plans to change high school start times to about 30 minutes later than current start times.... [Read more]

Port of Seattle seeking nominations for annual Environmental Excellence Awards

Port of Seattle seeking nominations for annual Environmental Excellence Awards

The Port of Seattle is seeking nominations for its Environmental Excellence Awards for Maritime and Sea-Tac Airport Businesses. Nominations will be open starting Jan. 8, with a 5 p.m. deadline on Feb.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty Open Houses: Burien Charmer, Brand New Homes, Mod Alki, Normandy Park Waterfront

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty Open Houses: Burien Charmer, Brand New Homes, Mod Alki, Normandy Park Waterfront

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding five Open Houses this weekend. The first home is a charming 3-bedroom home on a huge lot in Burien: Endless... [Read more]

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