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Shooting at Red Robin in Des Moines Tuesday sends victim to hospital

Shooting at Red Robin in Des Moines Tuesday sends victim to hospital

A man was shot in the abdomen in the parking lot of the Red Robin in Des Moines Tuesday afternoon, sending him to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Sgt. Doug Jenkins of the Des... [Read more]

Highline’s MaST Center to celebrate differences with new Art display

Highline’s MaST Center to celebrate differences with new Art display

Featured artist Michael Sorenson with his artwork. Featured artist Floyd Tokuda. The Highline College Marine Science and Technology (MaST) Center’s new art display features inspiring artwork by some... [Read more]

Past the Popcorn: Waterland Home Video Feature

Past the Popcorn: Waterland Home Video Feature

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, review by Greg Wright What was that I was saying about An Unexpected Journey not feeling rushed, about moving at a pace, and with an ethos, that would have made room... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Did you catch the early morning Thunderstorms?

WEATHER GEEK: Did you catch the early morning Thunderstorms?

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Thunderstorms rumbled through the South Puget Sound and Cascade foothills early... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fireworks are illegal within the City of Des Moines

REMINDER: Fireworks are illegal within the City of Des Moines

The Des Moines Police Department would like to remind everyone that as outlined by Des Moines Municipal Code, the possession and use of “Fireworks” within the City limits of Des Moines is prohibited: 9.42.030... [Read more]

Don’t forget – Wednesday, July 1 is the kick-off to the Sunset Farmers Market!

Don’t forget – Wednesday, July 1 is the kick-off to the Sunset Farmers Market!

Don’t forget that this Wednesday, July 1 will be the kick-off night for the new Des Moines Waterfront Sunset Market, to be held every Wednesday from 3-7 p.m. in July and August. There will be over... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: What “Meet Russell Wilson” Is Coming to Mean

The Elephant in the Locker Room: What “Meet Russell Wilson” Is Coming to Mean

After two Super Bowl appearances in a row, everyone’s paying attention… yet even with all the scrutiny, it seems that there’s always some key issue that’s getting glossed over.... [Read more]

PODCAST: Luisa Bangs joins City Council; Comment of the Week & more

PODCAST: Luisa Bangs joins City Council; Comment of the Week & more

Here’s episode #8 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Amazing waterfront near tip of 3 Tree Point!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Amazing waterfront near tip of 3 Tree Point!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28 – is an amazing 3-bedroom waterfront home near the tip... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Over 2,000 expected to ‘Drink to Music’ at Blues & Brews Aug. 29

SAVE THE DATE: Over 2,000 expected to ‘Drink to Music’ at Blues & Brews Aug. 29

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. Dozens of Micro-Brews, world-renowned blues acts and over 2,000 civic minded individuals are forecasted to attend and support the 6th Annual... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident has warning about car break-ins at Steven Underwood Park

LETTER: Resident has warning about car break-ins at Steven Underwood Park

[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:] Last night we took our daughter to... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Weekend heatwave & possible thunderstorm outbreak

WEATHER GEEK: Weekend heatwave & possible thunderstorm outbreak

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Hey folks! Summer is certainly here and you have two weather possibilities for... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Last Saturday was another beautiful sunny day at the Des Moines Marina and the Farmers Market! Even with other big events all around us, a huge crowd once again made its way to the waterfront and enjoyed... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: National Night Out will be Tuesday, Aug. 4

SAVE THE DATE: National Night Out will be Tuesday, Aug. 4

The annual crime-preventing event National Night Out – a neighborhood block party + crime awareness event – will be held Tuesday, Aug. 4. “Crime Prevention is Everyone’s Business” National Night... [Read more]

JOB: Awesome Front Desk Receptionist wanted for clinic in Burien

JOB: Awesome Front Desk Receptionist wanted for clinic in Burien

JOB: Awesome Front Desk Receptionist Wanted for a Mental Health/Medical Clinic in Burien: FRONT DESK/RECEPTIONIST WANTED FOR MENTAL HEALTH/MEDICAL CLINIC Compensation: $12 – $15 per hour DOE We are... [Read more]

Past the Popcorn: Waterland Home Video Feature

Past the Popcorn: Waterland Home Video Feature

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, review by Greg Wright I must confess: I capitulated to pessimism in the weeks leading up to the theatrical release of the first of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit films. I had... [Read more]

The PowellsWood Storytelling Festival is a Spellbinding Experience

The PowellsWood Storytelling Festival is a Spellbinding Experience

Redondo’s PowellsWood Garden, in collaboration with local storytelling guilds, hosts its fourth annual Storytelling Festival July 24th and 25th with five national storytellers on hand to share... [Read more]

The Marine View Driver: I Was Late for the Protest… Did I Miss Anything?

The Marine View Driver: I Was Late for the Protest… Did I Miss Anything?

In which the author writes of inadvertent dialing, traffic, and irony. by Mike Smith I dash dialed a friend the other day. A dash dial, in case you were wondering, is like a pocket dial of your smart... [Read more]