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Des Moines United Methodist Church’s ‘Children’s Christmas Fun Day’ is Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s ‘Children’s Christmas Fun Day’ is Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding ‘Children’s Christmas Fun Day’ this Saturday Dec. 13, and all are invited. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church’s... [Read more]

REMINDER: Benefit screening of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is next Tuesday!

REMINDER: Benefit screening of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is next Tuesday!

REMINDER: A benefit screening of the locally produced, award-winning UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” – for the Burien Actors Theatre and the Highline Area Food Bank – will take... [Read more]

Des Moines in danger of being insolvent; city says lost state money causing pain

Des Moines in danger of being insolvent; city says lost state money causing pain

by Jack Mayne The nexus of the recent recession and the Washington State Legislature’s redirection of financial supports that cities used to use to balance their budgets has resulted in the City of Des... [Read more]

COUPON: Enjoy $10 off at Via Marina Ristorante after tonight’s Tree Lighting!

COUPON: Enjoy $10 off at Via Marina Ristorante after tonight’s Tree Lighting!

Via Marina Pizzeria Ristorante – the newest concept of the Vince’s family of restaurants in Des Moines – is making you an offer you cannot refuse – this exclusive Waterland Blog coupon (click... [Read more]

ALERT: The Blog will be down Saturday afternoon as we move our Server

ALERT: The Blog will be down Saturday afternoon as we move our Server

ALERT: If you try to access the Blog this Saturday afternoon, Dec. 6 and you get nuthin’ – don’t fret, we haven’t been hacked – we’re merely moving our Server to a new hosting... [Read more]

REMINDER: FREE Santa Photos at Berkshire Hathaway offices on Saturday!

REMINDER: FREE Santa Photos at Berkshire Hathaway offices on Saturday!

REMINDER: Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest will be participating in Winterfest in Burien this Saturday, Dec. 6, with FREE Santa Photos from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.! “It’s... [Read more]

Burien Bark’s Normandy Park location great place to find your Christmas tree

Burien Bark’s Normandy Park location great place to find your Christmas tree

The Burien Bark Family (Advertisers and friends of the blog) are keeping the local holiday spirit alive by opening a second Christmas tree lot once again this year. The second lot is open right now at... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help finding armed robber who hit 4 SeaTac Motels

Police seeking public’s help finding armed robber who hit 4 SeaTac Motels

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a serial armed robbery suspect who has struck four motels and one pizza shop in the city of SeaTac since Nov.... [Read more]

‘Barber Mike’ a cut above for volunteer work for local Boys & Girls Clubs

‘Barber Mike’ a cut above for volunteer work for local Boys & Girls Clubs

by Carrie Baggaley Rasmussen It’s 9:30 a.m. the day before Thanksgiving when I walk into Prolific Hair Design in Des Moines. The TV is on college basketball – North Carolina vs. Butler – and... [Read more]

Benefit screening of local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ will be Dec. 16

Benefit screening of local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ will be Dec. 16

A benefit screening of the locally produced, award-winning UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” – for the Burien Actors Theatre and the Highline Area Food Bank – will take place on Tuesday... [Read more]

Longtime, deeply-involved, beloved resident Carmen Scott passes away

Longtime, deeply-involved, beloved resident Carmen Scott passes away

Sadly, longtime, deepy-involved Des Moines resident, city councilmember, Realtor, photographer and local historian Carmen Scott passed away on Thanksgiving night…

Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic thankful for all their clients, family, friends & PETS!

Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic thankful for all their clients, family, friends & PETS!

Lee and Patrick Miles, owners of Priceless Pet Clinic in Normandy Park Towne Center, would like to thank all their clients, colleagues, fellow businesses, family, friends – and all PETS – who have... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident doesn’t think Council allocating enough money for police

LETTER: Resident doesn’t think Council allocating enough money for police

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland Blog nor its staff:] Dear Des Moines Citizens, It is an... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway welcomes Chris Dutton of NW Mortgage Alliance to team

Berkshire Hathaway welcomes Chris Dutton of NW Mortgage Alliance to team

The good folks at our Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest would like to welcome Chris Dutton of Northwest Mortgage Alliance to their team! “As a Professional Mortgage Loan... [Read more]

Armed Robber hits Papa John’s at Normandy Park Towne Center Fri. night

Armed Robber hits Papa John’s at Normandy Park Towne Center Fri. night

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: The Normandy Park Police Department is reporting that around 11 p.m. on Friday night (Nov. 21), Officer Norris and Reserve Officer McBride were dispatched to... [Read more]

City of Des Moines wants your help – take an online survey

City of Des Moines wants your help – take an online survey

The City of Des Moines wants to build a shared vision for the future, and are asking residents to help direct the Comprehensive Plan Update by giving feedback via an online survey. The Comprehensive... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: updated, large 5-BD in Gregory Heights

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: updated, large 5-BD in Gregory Heights

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this Saturday and Sunday – is a completely updated large 5 bedroom in Gregory Heights! It’s... [Read more]

Burien Bark to have 2 Christmas Tree lots this year: in Burien & Normandy Park

Burien Bark to have 2 Christmas Tree lots this year: in Burien & Normandy Park

The Burien Bark Family (Advertisers and friends of the blog) are going to keep the local holiday spirit alive by opening a second Christmas tree lot once again this year. The second lot will be at the... [Read more]