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Fundraiser to support local Arts in Des Moines will be Thursday, May 31

Fundraiser to support local Arts in Des Moines will be Thursday, May 31

A fundraiser to support local Arts in the City of Des Moines will be held on Thursday, May 31. This event – being held at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium starting at 6 p.m. – will help support the... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open Houses: Seahurst 4-BD, New Des Moines, Beacon Hill & Normandy Park Waterfront

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open Houses: Seahurst 4-BD, New Des Moines, Beacon Hill & Normandy Park Waterfront

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding five Open Houses this weekend! The first home is an absolutely wonderful 4-bedroom home which sits nestled next... [Read more]

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital’s ‘Spring Fling’ is April 19

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital’s ‘Spring Fling’ is April 19

The Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital will be holding its annual Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon on Thursday, April 19, 2018. This fun fundraising even will begin at 11:30am at Grace... [Read more]

Wastemobile coming to Des Moines Marina the weekend of April 20-22

Wastemobile coming to Des Moines Marina the weekend of April 20-22

The Wastemobile, a roving household hazardous waste collection service, will be coming to Des Moines the weekend of April 20-22. Safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other... [Read more]

Upthegrove announces $245,000 in King County funds for Des Moines Parks

Upthegrove announces $245,000 in King County funds for Des Moines Parks

Councilmember Dave Upthegrove (right) visits the Steven J. Underwood Memorial Park sports complex with Des Moines Parks & Recreation Director Patrice Thorell and Rick Scott, Recreation Manager, Des... [Read more]

Make your health last as long as your life at Wesley Homes on Thurs., April 5

Make your health last as long as your life at Wesley Homes on Thurs., April 5

How can you live a healthy lifestyle in the real world? Joe Piscatella is one of the nation’s foremost experts on the practical science of healthy living. He recently celebrated the 40th anniversary... [Read more]

The next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be Saturday, April 7 at Des Moines Pharmacy

The next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be Saturday, April 7 at Des Moines Pharmacy

The next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be Saturday, April 7, starting at 11 a.m. at Des Moines Pharmacy. This is a free and open event where residents can ask questions of local police. Des Moines... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open Houses: West Seattle Mid-Century, New Des Moines, Normandy Park Waterfront

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open Houses: West Seattle Mid-Century, New Des Moines, Normandy Park Waterfront

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding three Open Houses this weekend! The first home is a completely remodeled Mid-Century 3-bedroom home in West Seattle: This... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback on school boundaries

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback on school boundaries

Tell Highline Public Schools what you think – take a short survey to let them know what you think of the proposed boundaries and feeder patterns, or attend one of their upcoming public... [Read more]

Holy Week at Des Moines United Methodist Church begins this Friday

Holy Week at Des Moines United Methodist Church begins this Friday

Holy Week at Des Moines United Methodist Church begins with Good Friday on March 30, with a 7 p.m. Communion/Chancel Choir. Easter Sunday on April 1 begins at 9:30 a.m. featuring Choral & Hand Bell... [Read more]

Nominations now open for Highline College’s next ‘Distinguished Alumnus’

Nominations now open for Highline College’s next ‘Distinguished Alumnus’

Nominations are now open for Highline College’s 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award, which honors former Highline students who have made notable achievements in their profession or community. The award’s... [Read more]

JOBS: Hyde Shuttle Drivers needed

JOBS: Hyde Shuttle Drivers needed

Give Lifts to Lift Spirits! Become a paid Hyde Shuttle driver: Provide transportation for seniors and people with disabilities Drive an agency passenger van Receive FREE training No Commercial Driver’s... [Read more]

Egg Hunt will be this Saturday at Des Moines Beach Park Event Center

Egg Hunt will be this Saturday at Des Moines Beach Park Event Center

An Easter Egg Hunt will be held this Saturday, March 31, from 9 –10 a.m. at the Des Moines Beach Park Event Center. Cost is $5 per child. Crafts Activities Prizes Candy Easter Bunny photos Des Moines... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Ribbon cut at Grand Opening of Adriana Senior Apartments

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Ribbon cut at Grand Opening of Adriana Senior Apartments

The grand opening of The Adriana Senior Apartments (an Advertiser), an affordable senior apartment building in Des Moines, was held on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Here’s a highlight video from the... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘March for Our Lives is a way to hold our elected officials accountable’

LETTER: ‘March for Our Lives is a way to hold our elected officials accountable’

[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:] Letter to the Editor: To the people... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Brand New SeaTac, Beacon Hill Views, 5-BD Green Oasis

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Brand New SeaTac, Beacon Hill Views, 5-BD Green Oasis

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding four Open Houses this weekend! The first home is a rare combination – an affordable and beautiful new 4-bedroom... [Read more]

Here’s what to expect at Saturday’s ‘March For Our Lives Seattle’ student protest

Here’s what to expect at Saturday’s ‘March For Our Lives Seattle’ student protest

EDITOR’S NOTE: Katalia Alexander is a student at Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines. By Katalia Alexander This Saturday, March 24, a coalition of students from throughout Washington State will... [Read more]

VIDEO: Local Activist Steve Edmiston’s third ‘Briefing’ to Port of Seattle

VIDEO: Local Activist Steve Edmiston’s third ‘Briefing’ to Port of Seattle

Des Moines resident Steve Edmiston last week provided the third two-minute public-comment segment of his ‘Briefing’ to the Port of Seattle Commissioners. Edmiston is responding to an FAA and... [Read more]

CALL TO ARTISTS: Get your Art in the Park for the 2018 Waterland Festival

CALL TO ARTISTS: Get your Art in the Park for the 2018 Waterland Festival

CALL TO ARTISTS: Get your ‘Art in the Park’ for the 2018 Waterland Festival: Application deadline: March 30, 2018 Apply now to exhibit at the newest summer art show in the area – Art in... [Read more]

FREE Easter Fun Day this Saturday at Des Moines United Methodist Church!

FREE Easter Fun Day this Saturday at Des Moines United Methodist Church!

EASTER FUN DAY is this Saturday, March 24, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Des Moines United Methodist Church! FREE for all children 4-10 years old. Play games, create crafts, listen to a story, watch a movie,... [Read more]