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Large disaster drill to be held at Sea-Tac Airport on Thursday, July 10

Large disaster drill to be held at Sea-Tac Airport on Thursday, July 10

If you happen to notice a lot of emergency-type activity at Sea-Tac Airport this Thursday, July 10, don’t worry – it’s just a very large drill being put on by the Port of Seattle. Eight... [Read more]

Highline College Foundation receives donations for MaST Center

Highline College Foundation receives donations for MaST Center

Highline College’s Marine Science and Technology Center (MaST) recently received two generous donations to support their annual “Summer on the Sound” Marine Science Camp. Totem Ocean Trailer Express... [Read more]

PODCAST: Learn about Blues & Brews band James King & The Southsiders

PODCAST: Learn about Blues & Brews band James King & The Southsiders

The 5th annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival is coming up on Saturday, Aug. 23, with a day filled with local blues together with a variety of fine brews from local breweries. This event is the... [Read more]

Des Moines Food Bank’s Summer Meals program begins for local kids

Des Moines Food Bank’s Summer Meals program begins for local kids

The summer meals program has developed over the past five years in response to the high need for food among children in our area. Two out of three students in our local elementary schools qualify for the... [Read more]

The 5th annual Des Moines Rotary Blues & Brews Fest will be Saturday, Aug. 23

The 5th annual Des Moines Rotary Blues & Brews Fest will be Saturday, Aug. 23

For the fifth year in a row – on Saturday, Aug. 23 – people from around Western Washington and beyond will be flocking to the shores of Puget Sound at the Des Moines Beach Park to savor tasty licks... [Read more]

Highline Community College will revert to its original name: Highline College

Highline Community College will revert to its original name: Highline College

At its meeting Thursday (June 12), the Highline Community College Board of Trustees voted unanimously to change the name of Highline Community College, returning the institution to its original name of... [Read more]

Advertiser Second Saturday’s next Divorce Workshop is this Saturday

Advertiser Second Saturday’s next Divorce Workshop is this Saturday


Are you thinking about divorce? Do you have questions about property division? Spousal Support? Child Support? If so, the Second Saturday divorce workshop is a great place to start. At the Second Saturday... [Read more]

Highline Public School Board votes to place bond measure on Nov. 4 ballot

Highline Public School Board votes to place bond measure on Nov. 4 ballot

The Highline Public School Board voted this week to place a school construction bond to repair or replace deteriorating schools and ease overcrowding on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot. If approved, the bond would: Rebuild... [Read more]

Get your ‘Passport to Preparedness’ on Saturday, June 14

Get your ‘Passport to Preparedness’ on Saturday, June 14

On Saturday, June 14, learn how to get prepared for an emergency and pick up a free preparedness starter kit at the Safe in the Sound Passport to Preparedness Event at the Redondo Fred Meyer, located at... [Read more]

Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic wants to remind you about fleas and pets

Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic wants to remind you about fleas and pets

Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic wants to remind our Readers about fleas and pets: Based on data from The Texas A&M University System, people spend approximately $9 billion dollars a year controlling... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Board to vote on Bond Measure June 4

Highline Public Schools Board to vote on Bond Measure June 4

A bond to fund construction of four schools and make critical improvements districtwide was proposed to the Highline Public Schools Board at its May 28 meeting; the board will vote on June 4 whether to... [Read more]

Rotary Club of Des Moines presents check for $13,236 to Highline Music4Life

Rotary Club of Des Moines presents check for $13,236 to Highline Music4Life

On Wednesday (May 21), the Rotary Club of Des Moines presented Highline Music4Life a check in the amount of $13,236 from the proceeds of the 2013 Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Festival. Highline Music4Life... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools offering free Summer lunch program for local children

Highline Public Schools offering free Summer lunch program for local children

Highline Public Schools announced that it will provide free breakfast, lunch, and snacks to children during the summer through the Simplified Summer Food Program (SSFP). Nine Highline schools will join... [Read more]

Free public forum on sex trafficking will be held Tuesday, May 20

Free public forum on sex trafficking will be held Tuesday, May 20

You are invited to “Her Choice? Our Choice!”, a free public forum on sex trafficking on Tuesday, May 20 at Highline Community College from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  If you are… a Civic leader a... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Des Moines Dollars for Scholars Celebrates 2014 Winners

PHOTOS: Des Moines Dollars for Scholars Celebrates 2014 Winners

This past Wednesday evening, May 7 the Des Moines Dollars for Scholars held their reception for their 2014 scholarship winners at the Des Moines Activity Center. This annual event celebrates local students... [Read more]

Advertiser Second Saturday’s next Divorce Workshop is this Saturday

Advertiser Second Saturday’s next Divorce Workshop is this Saturday


Are you thinking about divorce? Do you have questions about property division? Spousal Support? Child Support? If so, the Second Saturday divorce workshop is a great place to start. At the Second Saturday... [Read more]

Learn about Hidden Treasures in Washington’s Museums Tuesday, May 13

Learn about Hidden Treasures in Washington’s Museums Tuesday, May 13

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation and Humanities Washington will be presenting a FREE, engaging conversation with Harriet Baskas, a member of the 2012-14 Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau, on Tuesday,... [Read more]

Tour special boats at the Des Moines Yacht Club on Saturday, May 10

Tour special boats at the Des Moines Yacht Club on Saturday, May 10

Part of this year’s South Sound Opening Day Celebration is display and tours of a few unusual—and a few not so unusual—boats owned by yacht club members – open to the public from 11 a.m. – 4... [Read more]