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Highline College seeking nominations for Distinguished Alumnus Award

Highline College seeking nominations for Distinguished Alumnus Award

Highline College is seeking nominations for its 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award, which honors former students who have made notable achievements in their profession or community. Highline began the award... [Read more]

Savings up to 75% off at TL Sea Diving’s EGG-stravaganza Sale on Sat. April 15!

Savings up to 75% off at TL Sea Diving’s EGG-stravaganza Sale on Sat. April 15!

Come on out to TL Sea Diving’s one day Sale EGG-stravsganza from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 15, when you can meet factory reps and enjoy savings up to 75% on select merchandise! Hoppin’... [Read more]

Meet our newest Big Picture High School Journalism Intern – Devin Otto

Meet our newest Big Picture High School Journalism Intern – Devin Otto

Please welcome our newest Intern from Burien’s Big Picture High School – Devin Otto: My name is Devin Otto, and I’m a Junior over at Big Picture High School. I’ve been working in the journalism... [Read more]

Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tues., April 4

Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tues., April 4

Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston will present “Adventures in the (short) film trade: lessons learned from the brave new world of independent film development, finance, and distribution” at the next... [Read more]

Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

The Des Moines Chapter of the National Quiet Skies Coalition will hold a Community Forum on Wednesday,  April 26, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Rainier High School. This free and open meeting will discuss new... [Read more]

Divers & Volunteers needed for Roadway & Pier Clear Event April 15 at MaST

Divers & Volunteers needed for Roadway & Pier Clear Event April 15 at MaST

DIVERS AND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Join the Marine Science and Technology Center of Highline College to clean up the Redondo Beach area Saturday, April 15! Teams of divers and volunteers will clear the ocean... [Read more]

Save $25.00 on Open Water Course Fees at TL Sea Diving

Save $25.00 on Open Water Course Fees at TL Sea Diving

In nearly 19 years of operation, TL Sea is one of the most customer driven, professional scuba diving operators in the region. They proudly hold the coveted rating of PADI 5-Star IDC (Instructor Development... [Read more]

Has American politics always been so crazy? Expert will discuss this Sunday

Has American politics always been so crazy? Expert will discuss this Sunday

Back by popular demand – has American politics always been so crazy? Come find out from Cornell Clayton, Director of the Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service at Washington... [Read more]

DAL Law Firm: What you need to file for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

DAL Law Firm: What you need to file for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Designed by Freepik What You Need to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Filing for bankruptcy can seem overwhelming. For most filers, the list of documents needed and the bankruptcy... [Read more]

Tryout dates for Highline Premier FC soccer club start March 28 & 29

Tryout dates for Highline Premier FC soccer club start March 28 & 29

Highline Premier FC is excited to announce their upcoming tryout dates: Boys and girls born in 2009 can tryout on March 28 and 29. Tryouts for other ages will be in April and May. Go to Team Tryouts... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High’s ‘Ramen Robotics’ team holding fundraiser to go to competition

Mt. Rainier High’s ‘Ramen Robotics’ team holding fundraiser to go to competition

Mount Rainier High School’s ‘Ramen Robotics’ Team is trying to raise money for its upcoming FIRST Robotics Competition. “Our program at Mount Rainier High School encourages other... [Read more]

College Students will compete in cyber defense competition at Highline College

College Students will compete in cyber defense competition at Highline College

College students from around the Pacific Northwest will have the chance to practice thwarting hackers during the annual Pacific Rim Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, to be held March 24–26, 2017,... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2017 Gold Star Award Nominees

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2017 Gold Star Award Nominees

Each year, the Highline Schools Foundation solicits nominations from community members, district employees and parents for its prestigious and much-anticipated Gold Star Awards. This year’s list... [Read more]

Highline College seeking donations for Steven Underwood Memorial Scholarship

Highline College seeking donations for Steven Underwood Memorial Scholarship

From Highline College’s Alumni Foundation comes this scholarship-related news on this sad anniversary date: Please join us as we journey through Build a Dream Week and honor a public servant whose... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Over $65,000 raised at 13th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival!

PHOTOS: Over $65,000 raised at 13th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival!

Our friends at the Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park tell us they raised an “unofficial” total of $65,056 from the 13th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival, held March 3 and 4! “Last... [Read more]

Free Job Fair will be Wednesday, March 15 at Highline College

Free Job Fair will be Wednesday, March 15 at Highline College

Close to 50 local employers with full-time, part-time and temporary job opening will be represented at Highline College’s Spring Job Fair, to be held Wednesday, March 15 on campus. The event is free... [Read more]

REMINDER: Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ will be this Thursday

REMINDER: Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ will be this Thursday

Looking for your next great adventure – how about Scuba Diving? Come on out to TL Sea Diving’s Discover Pool Night this Thursday, March 2, 2017 and discover a Scuba intro, Dry Suit experiences, Peak... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools & Wesley Homes Montessori team up for new Preschool

Highline Public Schools & Wesley Homes Montessori team up for new Preschool

Highline Public Schools is teaming up with Wesley Homes Montessori for a new Preschool: WHO: Incoming kindergartners from Midway Elementary School WHAT: A free, intergenerational Montessori Pre- school... [Read more]

Friend to Friend America doing presentation at El Dorado West March 2

Friend to Friend America doing presentation at El Dorado West March 2

The public is invited to El Dorado West Retirement Community for a presentation by Friend to Friend America on Thursday, March 2 at 10:30 a.m.: Would you like a visitor? Do you know someone that could... [Read more]

Tickets selling fast for 13th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival on March 3 & 4

Tickets selling fast for 13th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival on March 3 & 4

Tickets are selling fast for the 13th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival – one of the Northwest’s premier winery celebrations – set for Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4. Join the fun with live... [Read more]