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JOB: City of Normandy Park looking to hire Preschool Teacher

JOB: City of Normandy Park looking to hire Preschool Teacher

The City of Normandy Park is looking to hire a Preschool Teacher: Preschool Teacher Position 20 hours per week with Benefits Pay Range $13.00 to 18.00/per hour Job Description Summary: The Teacher... [Read more]

Highline Premier FC’s Fall 2017 Skills Clinic starts Sept. 15

Highline Premier FC’s Fall 2017 Skills Clinic starts Sept. 15

Fall 2017 Skills Clinic – Field Player Training with Highline Premier FC Coaches – starts Sept. 15: Provides players with essential skills. Age and level appropriate training emphasizes fun, individual... [Read more]

JOB: John Knox Community Preschool looking to hire Preschool Teacher

JOB: John Knox Community Preschool looking to hire Preschool Teacher

The John Knox Community Preschool – a ministry of the John Knox Presbyterian Church in Normandy Park – is seeking to hire a certified Preschool Teacher. The position is part time mornings, 9:00-noon,... [Read more]

Watch the Solar Eclipse at the Des Moines Library on Monday, Aug. 21

Watch the Solar Eclipse at the Des Moines Library on Monday, Aug. 21

On Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 you can watch the total Solar Eclipse for FREE at the Des Moines Library, starting at 9:45 a.m.. This all ages, free event will run from 9:45 – 11 a.m., and – far as we know... [Read more]

Battlefield Addiction holding Open House on Thursday, Aug. 31

Battlefield Addiction holding Open House on Thursday, Aug. 31

Battlefield Addiction will be holding an Open House on Thursday, Aug. 31, from 4:30-7:30 p.m.: This will be a fun night of food, hanging out and learning more about these organizations and the faces behind... [Read more]

UPDATE: Mount Rainier Pool remains closed through Fall for repairs

UPDATE: Mount Rainier Pool remains closed through Fall for repairs

Des Moines’ Mount Rainier Pool is closed through the Fall for repairs, and here’s the latest update courtesy pool staff: Progress is being made in two key areas: First, the portable bulkhead... [Read more]

Still time to get Back to Scuba for Summer ’17 at TL Sea Diving event Aug. 15!

Still time to get Back to Scuba for Summer ’17 at TL Sea Diving event Aug. 15!

Come on out to TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 from 7 – 10 p.m., and discover a Scuba intro, Dry Suit experiences, Peak Performance Buoyancy, and the... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Networking in the Digital Age

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Networking in the Digital Age

By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce When my father was the owner of a small independent pharmacy he and I (when I was old enough) spent a large part of our time detailing,... [Read more]

Learn more about Sea-Tac Airport’s Ecology Fund at a session near you

Learn more about Sea-Tac Airport’s Ecology Fund at a session near you

By Brian DeRoy 
Port of Seattle The Port of Seattle will be holding several informational sessions designed to let community groups near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport know how they can benefit... [Read more]

Jack Bermingham announces retirement as President of Highline College

Jack Bermingham announces retirement as President of Highline College

In a letter to the college’s Board of Trustees on Thursday (July 27), Dr. Jack Bermingham announced his retirement as president of Highline College, effective next week. The board accepted the letter... [Read more]

Need an antidote for kid boredom? Superhero Day Camp starts Mon., July 31

Need an antidote for kid boredom? Superhero Day Camp starts Mon., July 31

Need an antidote for kid boredom? Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s Superhero Day Camp starts Monday, July 31, from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., and runs through Friday, Aug. 4. Cost is $85, or $210 for a family... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #307 seeking Volunteers to help with Barnes Creek project

Boy Scout Troop #307 seeking Volunteers to help with Barnes Creek project

Boy Scout Troop #307 is working with the City of Des Moines to extend a hiking path, through Barnes Creek wilderness area between 216th and 220th. “We are currently working on stage 4 of this project,”... [Read more]

LETTER: Huge THANK YOU to Aquatics Management Group for Mt. Rainier Pool

LETTER: Huge THANK YOU to Aquatics Management Group for Mt. Rainier Pool

[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:] Mt. Rainier Pool is closed for renovations... [Read more]

Wesley Homes partners with Highline College to create student resident program

Wesley Homes partners with Highline College to create student resident program

Five Highline College students are participating in the first Wesley Homes Students-in-Residence, multigenerational program. “This is such a distinctive program,” said Wesley Homes Director of Sales... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation: Every kid deserves the chance to play outdoors!

Des Moines Legacy Foundation: Every kid deserves the chance to play outdoors!

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation has mounted a fundraising drive to replace all of the worn-out and aging playground equipment across the city’s parks system, plus add equipment at both the Beach... [Read more]

Picnic Shelter dedication, BBQ, Kids & Music in the Park Wed. at Beach Park

Picnic Shelter dedication, BBQ, Kids & Music in the Park Wed. at Beach Park

This Wednesday, July 12 will be a big day in Des Moines, with four big events at Beach Park: 4:30 p.m.: BEACH PARK HISTORIC DISTRICT PICNIC SHELTER DEDICATION Help the City celebrate the reopening of the... [Read more]

Update from the Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District

Update from the Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District

By Scott Deschenes District General Manager We appreciate your support for the Mount Rainier Pool. We’ve had a busy month, and I wanted to share the highlights with you in this blog post. First, a quick... [Read more]

Pac Highway Chargers football team seeking players, coaches & more

Pac Highway Chargers football team seeking players, coaches & more

The Pac Highway Chargers are a youth football team out of Des Moines – ages 6 to 14 years old – and they are looking for players, coaches, volunteers and donations. Fees are $150 for new football... [Read more]

Mount Rainier Pool looking to grow its own ‘pool’ of new lifeguards

Mount Rainier Pool looking to grow its own ‘pool’ of new lifeguards

Mount Rainier Pool’s junior lifeguard cadets recently visited the Des Moines station of South King Fire & Rescue to learn first-hand what happens when a lifeguard has to call 911 and triggers... [Read more]

DAL Law Firm: What is the Probate Process?

DAL Law Firm: What is the Probate Process?

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Business photograph designed by Pressfoto – Freepik.com What is the Probate Process? At DAL Law Firm, we provide counsel to individuals throughout King County who have... [Read more]