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Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be Mar. 1-2 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be Mar. 1-2 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

The 15th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival is fast approaching – coming Friday, Mar. 1 and Saturday, Mar. 2 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium! Join the Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park along... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Good Bootlegger’ Smith Tower event postponed 1 month due to weather

UPDATE: ‘Good Bootlegger’ Smith Tower event postponed 1 month due to weather

Due to inclement weather, Monday’s ‘The Good Bootlegger’ presentation at the Smith Tower has been postponed one month, and will instead begin its three-part series on Monday, March... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing #17: The Myth of Engagement’  presented to Port of Seattle

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing #17: The Myth of Engagement’ presented to Port of Seattle

Local lawyer/filmmaker/activist Steve Edmiston continues his ‘The Briefing’ project, a one-man crusade (and documentary) against the Port of Seattle Commission, and his most recently testimony... [Read more]

‘Songs & Spirituals from America’ at Des Moines United Methodist this Saturday

‘Songs & Spirituals from America’ at Des Moines United Methodist this Saturday

Enjoy Songs & Spirituals from America and Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday, Jan. 26, starting at 7 p.m. Mezzo-Soprano Cheryse McLeod Lewis joins pianist Steven Luksan. Des Moines... [Read more]

Local Filmmakers presenting 3-part ‘Good Bootlegger’ series at Smith Tower

Local Filmmakers presenting 3-part ‘Good Bootlegger’ series at Smith Tower

Seattle has its fair share of stories to add to Prohibition lore, having given rise to one of the most successful bootleggers in Pacific Northwest history – Roy Olmstead – and local filmmakers will... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATES: Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be Mar. 1 & 2!

SAVE THE DATES: Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be Mar. 1 & 2!

The 15th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival is returning to Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium the weekend of March 1-2, 2019, and Destination Des Moines and the Des Moines/Normandy Park Rotary Club invite... [Read more]

Highline College will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 22-25

Highline College will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 22-25

The public is invited to free events between Jan. 22–25, 2019 as Highline College hosts its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week celebration. Marking what would have been King’s 90th birthday, the week... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: A Year in Review

The Elephant in the Locker Room: A Year in Review

By Greg Wright Since this may be final column of the season–though I don’t believe it will be–I’ll take the opportunity to review this year’s commentary with an eye toward... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Preparation in Lockett’s Separation

The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Preparation in Lockett’s Separation

By Greg Wright “The separation is in the preparation,” Russell Wilson is fond of saying. By that, he means “Do your homework, and it will pay off on the field.” Seattle wideout... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: A Must-Win Scenario?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: A Must-Win Scenario?

By Greg Wright As you may have gleaned from following NFL news this week, Seattle stands a good chance of clinching a playoff berth with a win tonight against Kansas City; but a loss does not rule them... [Read more]

<I>Marinascope</i> sculpture installed at south end of Des Moines Marina

Marinascope sculpture installed at south end of Des Moines Marina

Artist George C. Scott demonstrates the size of the sculpture. The sculpture body is lifted into place with a forklift by the Des Moines Marina crew. Des Moines Marina crew member Pat Wolfram applies adhesive... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Raisbeck Aviation High Students use Robot for Police Toy Drive

PHOTOS: Raisbeck Aviation High Students use Robot for Police Toy Drive

Story & Photos by Jana Kleitsch The giving force was felt in Des Moines today! Phoenix Force Robotics – FRC Team #2097 from Raisbeck Aviation High School, Highline School District – had a fantastic... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Defense’s Greatest Strength

The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Defense’s Greatest Strength

By Greg Wright I’ve gotta say that my analyses have been pretty much on the mark this season… but I honestly thought I might have gone a bridge too far, as they say, last week. Predicting... [Read more]

UPDATE: City now handling tonight’s Redondo bonfire for Christmas Ship

UPDATE: City now handling tonight’s Redondo bonfire for Christmas Ship

UPDATE: The City of Des Moines has taken over tonight’s Redondo bonfire for the Christmas Ship viewing from the Des Moines Legacy Foundation, The Waterland Blog learned at around 2:30 p.m. Thursday: “After... [Read more]

Three new sculptures installed at Des Moines City Hall Courtyard

Three new sculptures installed at Des Moines City Hall Courtyard

Three new sculptures were installed Wednesday morning (Dec. 12) in the newly-redesigned Courtyard at the Des Moines City Hall. They are part of the Arts Commission’s Art on Poverty Bay Project, and... [Read more]

VIDEO: Hundreds attend festive grand opening of new Dick’s Drive-In

VIDEO: Hundreds attend festive grand opening of new Dick’s Drive-In

On Wednesday morning, Dec. 12, the air was cold, but the rain had stopped and high school bands and fife corps warmed up hundreds of excited locals waiting for the opening of the new Dick’s Drive-In... [Read more]