City of Des Moines wins Certificate of Achievement in Financial Reporting

City of Des Moines wins Certificate of Achievement in Financial Reporting

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to City of Des Moines by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA), for its... [Read more]

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Top Hat, Burien, West Seattle, Normandy Park, Federal Way, SeaTac, Des Moines

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding eight great Open Houses this weekend! The first Open House is a modern design with two kitchens: Newer construction... [Read more]

Ribbon cut Thursday for new student housing building at Highline College

Ribbon cut Thursday for new student housing building at Highline College

On Thursday, Dec. 13, Highline College held a ribbon cutting at ‘Campus View,’ a new building that will become home to hundreds of students starting this winter quarter. “Thank you to... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $122,000 in grants to teachers, staff

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $122,000 in grants to teachers, staff

The Highline Schools Foundation announced that they have awarded over $122,000 in grants to teachers and staff in support of Highline Public Schools. The foundation’s grant program supports classroom... [Read more]

UPDATE: City now handling tonight’s Redondo bonfire for Christmas Ship

UPDATE: City now handling tonight’s Redondo bonfire for Christmas Ship

UPDATE: The City of Des Moines has taken over tonight’s Redondo bonfire for the Christmas Ship viewing from the Des Moines Legacy Foundation, The Waterland Blog learned at around 2:30 p.m. Thursday: “After... [Read more]

New ‘Normandy Park Community Ride’ will help get riders around our area

New ‘Normandy Park Community Ride’ will help get riders around our area

The ‘Normandy Park Community Ride’ is a new, reservation-based transportation service that travels within a specified service area, instead of along a fixed route. The service is offered... [Read more]

Three new sculptures installed at Des Moines City Hall Courtyard

Three new sculptures installed at Des Moines City Hall Courtyard

Three new sculptures were installed Wednesday morning (Dec. 12) in the newly-redesigned Courtyard at the Des Moines City Hall. They are part of the Arts Commission’s Art on Poverty Bay Project, and... [Read more]

VIDEO: Hundreds attend festive grand opening of new Dick’s Drive-In

VIDEO: Hundreds attend festive grand opening of new Dick’s Drive-In

On Wednesday morning, Dec. 12, the air was cold, but the rain had stopped and high school bands and fife corps warmed up hundreds of excited locals waiting for the opening of the new Dick’s Drive-In... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High School’s Ramen 4461 Robotics team holding fundraiser

Mt. Rainier High School’s Ramen 4461 Robotics team holding fundraiser

As part of the FIRST™ robotics program, Ramen 4461 is composed of a group of students who attend Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines, and they are currently seeking sponsorships for their 4-H... [Read more]

Des Moines Waterland Walkers Holiday Walk will be this Saturday, Dec. 15

Des Moines Waterland Walkers Holiday Walk will be this Saturday, Dec. 15

The next walk of the Des Moines Waterland Walkers will a special Holiday Walk this Saturday, Dec. 15, meeting at 11 a.m. at Big Catch Plaza (where the Des Moines Christmas Tree is located near the Dollar... [Read more]

‘What You Need to Know to Survive a Natural Disaster’ event will be Feb. 6

‘What You Need to Know to Survive a Natural Disaster’ event will be Feb. 6

A Message from the City of Des Moines Emergency Management Director, George Delgado: An emergency management evening public presentation, hosted by the City of Normandy Park and the Southside Seattle Chamber... [Read more]

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DAL Law Firm: When should your children receive their inheritance?

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Designed by Bearfotos When Should Your Children Receive Their Inheritance? If you are considering having an estate plan prepared and have minor children, have you decided... [Read more]

SeaTac Councilmember Amina Ahmed killed in collision on S. 188th Saturday

SeaTac Councilmember Amina Ahmed killed in collision on S. 188th Saturday

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: The City of SeaTac is mourning the loss of newly appointed City Councilmember Amina Ahmed, who passed away as the result of injuries suffered during a fatal auto... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Destroying the Opposition

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Destroying the Opposition

By Greg Wright A funny thing happened on the way back to the Super Bowl during the 2014 season. “The Seahawks do not just beat other teams,” I wrote four years ago. “They effectively... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Top Hat, New Tukwila, Normandy Park, Burien & more

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Top Hat, New Tukwila, Normandy Park, Burien & more

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding nine great Open Houses this weekend! The first Open House is a modern design with two kitchens: Newer construction... [Read more]

UPDATE: Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s ‘Foolish Wiseman’ moved to Sun., Dec. 23

UPDATE: Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s ‘Foolish Wiseman’ moved to Sun., Dec. 23

UPDATE: Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s Taproot Theatre Christmas Play – Foolish Wiseman by Sean Gaffney – has been MOVED to Sunday, Dec. 23, starting at 11 a.m. Family, friends and neighbors... [Read more]

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