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Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates to Y.E.T.I. youth organization

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates to Y.E.T.I. youth organization

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation announced this week that they have approved an application from Youth Experimental Training Institute (Y.E.T.I.) received in April of this year for additional funding. Y.E.T.I.... [Read more]

Cantwell, Smith secure $9.1 million for Noise Mitigation in Highline Public Schools

Cantwell, Smith secure $9.1 million for Noise Mitigation in Highline Public Schools

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and Congressman Adam Smith (WA-09), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee,... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High Class of ’69’s 50-year Reunion will be Saturday, Sept. 14

Mt. Rainier High Class of ’69’s 50-year Reunion will be Saturday, Sept. 14

Calling all 69er Rams – your Mt. Rainier High School Class of ’69 will be holding its 50th Reunion on Saturday, Sept. 14! Rainier Golf & Country Club 11133 Des Moines Memorial Drive Seattle,... [Read more]

Here’s where & when kids can eat FREE meals all summer

Here’s where & when kids can eat FREE meals all summer

Highline children can eat free breakfast, lunch and snacks during the summer through the federally-funded Summer Food Program. A child does not need to be a Highline Public Schools’ student to participate. Meals... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback to help middle & high school students

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback to help middle & high school students

Highline Public Schools is seeking feedback through a 5-minute survey that will help improve middle and high school students: Family Input = Greater Success for Students Families know their students best.... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Opening of Highline Heritage Museum an historic occasion

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Opening of Highline Heritage Museum an historic occasion

On Friday afternoon, June 14, the new Highline Heritage Museum held a Grand Opening and Community Ribbon Cutting celebration. The new museum – appropriately located in the heart of Burien at the corner... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline Heritage Museum Ribbon Cutting is FRIDAY at 4 p.m.!

REMINDER: Highline Heritage Museum Ribbon Cutting is FRIDAY at 4 p.m.!

REMINDER: The Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration of the Highline Heritage Museum is this FRIDAY, June 14, 2019, from 4 – 6 p.m.! The new museum is located on the corner of Ambaum Blvd. SW... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of new Highline Heritage Museum, which opens Fri., June 14

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of new Highline Heritage Museum, which opens Fri., June 14

On Saturday night, June 8, a sneak preview of the brand new Highline Heritage Museum was held for volunteers and community members, including Elston Hill, who shares some great photos below. “We... [Read more]

United Way Family Resource Exchange housing resource fair is Saturday

United Way Family Resource Exchange housing resource fair is Saturday

United Way Family Resource Exchange is heading to Highline College this Saturday, June 1 to Provide Homeless Families and Students with Housing Resources: WHAT: United Way and Starbucks are partnering... [Read more]

REMINDER: Des Moines Elementary Farewell Open House is this Sat., June 1

REMINDER: Des Moines Elementary Farewell Open House is this Sat., June 1

REMINDER: All are invited to a farewell Open House this Saturday, June 1 for the current Des Moines Elementary building, which has been a school since 1925. A newly constructed, larger school will open... [Read more]

Dedication of Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park will be this Saturday, May 25

Dedication of Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park will be this Saturday, May 25

From our friends at the Museum of Flight: For The Community – For The Veterans – For Their Honor Join us on Saturday, May 25 over Memorial Day weekend for the momentous grand opening and dedication... [Read more]

Des Moines Police offering Basic Self Defense for Women class June 1 & 8

Des Moines Police offering Basic Self Defense for Women class June 1 & 8

The Des Moines Police Department will be offering a Basic Self Defense Class for Women on two consecutive Saturdays – June 1 and June 8, 2019. This rape aggression defense training course teaches awareness,... [Read more]

Comcast is uniquely positioned to bridge Seattle’s Digital Divide

Comcast is uniquely positioned to bridge Seattle’s Digital Divide

Highline Schools Foundation and Comcast help promote Digital Literacy in South King County By Amy Lynch Regional Senior Vice President Comcast Washington The City of Seattle Technology Access and Adoption... [Read more]

Puget Sound Skills Center holding fundraiser Auction on Thursday, May 9

Puget Sound Skills Center holding fundraiser Auction on Thursday, May 9

[EDITOR’S NOTE: South King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer has served on the Advisory Board for the Puget Sound Skills Center Animation program for a few years.] Puget Sound Skills Center... [Read more]

WATCH: Highline College Pres speaks at Southside Chamber’s ‘State of Schools’

WATCH: Highline College Pres speaks at Southside Chamber’s ‘State of Schools’

On Friday, April 26, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its second annual ‘State of Our Schools’ luncheon at the Hotel Interurban in Tukwila. This year’s event featured the... [Read more]

City of Des Moines awards $13,872 to support ANEW

City of Des Moines awards $13,872 to support ANEW

The City of Des Moines announced this week the award of $13,872 from the City’s 2019 Human Services Budget to support ANEW. ANEW was founded in 1980 by people dedicated to improving the access and advancement... [Read more]