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REMINDER: Outdoor Sculpture Gallery Opening Celebration is this Saturday

REMINDER: Outdoor Sculpture Gallery Opening Celebration is this Saturday

REMINDER: The 2018-2020 Outdoor Sculpture Gallery Opening Celebration will be this Saturday, June 2 at 11 a.m. at the Des Moines Marina during Opening Day of the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market. The... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien Pride is this weekend & here’s the lineup!

REMINDER: Burien Pride is this weekend & here’s the lineup!

REMINDER: The second annual Burien Pride celebration will take place this weekend, with the main event at Town Square Park on Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with FREE admission to the... [Read more]

JOB: Robbins and Co hiring Payroll Accountant / Accounts Receivables

JOB: Robbins and Co hiring Payroll Accountant / Accounts Receivables

Robbins and Co is looking to hire: Payroll Accountant / Accounts Receivables Come join our fast-paced dynamic team! Robbins and Company is a strong company located in Burien, WA that began operations... [Read more]

Dr. John Mosby named new President of Highline College

Dr. John Mosby named new President of Highline College

Dr. John Mosby has been named the next president of Highline College, as unanimously determined by the college’s Board of Trustees on Thursday, May 31. He is slated to start at Highline in July, 2018. “Our... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier Teacher Stephanie Nelson wins James Madison Fellowship

Mt. Rainier Teacher Stephanie Nelson wins James Madison Fellowship

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation announced recently that it has selected 52 James Madison Fellows for 2018 – including Stephanie Nelson of Mt. Rainier High School – in its 27th annual... [Read more]

Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market opens this coming Saturday, June 2!

Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market opens this coming Saturday, June 2!

It’s happening this coming Saturday, June 2 – the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market will be opening for the 2018 season at the north marina parking lot at 10 a.m., and will run until 2 p.m.! “Come... [Read more]

Seattle Southside RTA concerned with King County Exec’s new tax proposal

Seattle Southside RTA concerned with King County Exec’s new tax proposal

By Scott Schaefer King County Executive Dow Constantine on Wednesday (May 23) announced a proposal that would change the intended allocation of lodging tax dollars away from the local tourism industry,... [Read more]

New Des Moines Police Chief, other hires introduced to Council Thursday night

New Des Moines Police Chief, other hires introduced to Council Thursday night

By Jack Mayne The Des Moines City Council was introduced to a number of new city department heads by City Manager Michael Matthias at their Thursday (May 24) meeting. Matthias had earlier appointed Police... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Burien, Des Moines, West Seattle, Regal Heights

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Burien, Des Moines, West Seattle, Regal Heights

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding several Open Houses this weekend! The first is a move-in ready, one-level Burien home featuring a partial view... [Read more]

UW landscape architecture students design new reef for Redondo Beach

UW landscape architecture students design new reef for Redondo Beach

The following story is courtesy UW News: A UW landscape architecture student’s illustration of part of an artificial reef to be built at Washington’s Redondo Beach dive area. UW students are working... [Read more]

Amendment funding noise mitigation for Highline School District passes house

Amendment funding noise mitigation for Highline School District passes house

On Wednesday, May 23, ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee Adam Smith offered an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, to provide for noise mitigation for the Highline School... [Read more]

Des Moines Dollars for Scholars announces 2018 scholarship winners

Des Moines Dollars for Scholars announces 2018 scholarship winners

The winners of the 2018 Des Moines Dollars for Scholars were recently honored at a scholarship awards ceremony held at the Des Moines Yacht Club. The theme of this year’s ceremony was “Share the Vision”... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Burien Rambler, SeaTac, West Seattle, Des Moines

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Burien Rambler, SeaTac, West Seattle, Des Moines

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding six Open Houses this weekend! The first one is a move-in ready Rambler in Burien’s quiet Blakley Manor neighborhood: 3BR... [Read more]

LETTER: Delgado move shows ‘poor leadership from the City Manager’s office’

LETTER: Delgado move shows ‘poor leadership from the City Manager’s office’

[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:] As recently reported in The Waterland... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding huge Rummage Sale this Fri.–Sat.

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding huge Rummage Sale this Fri.–Sat.

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a huge Rummage Sale this Friday & Saturday, May 18-19, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Fellowship Hall. This is a fundraiser for their Youth Ministry... [Read more]

Former Police Chief Delgado gets new gig as Director of Emergency Management

Former Police Chief Delgado gets new gig as Director of Emergency Management

One of the major challenges that has been identified by the City of Des Moines as critical and in need of improvement is planning for an emergency and emergency management preparedness, and on Tuesday... [Read more]

Former Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas to take over as Des Moines’ new Chief

Former Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas to take over as Des Moines’ new Chief

Des Moines City Manager Michael Matthias announced on Tuesday, May 15 that the city has reached an agreement with former Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas to serve as the new Police Chief for Des Moines. Thomas... [Read more]

Memorial Day Celebration will be at Underwood Memorial Park Mon., May 28

Memorial Day Celebration will be at Underwood Memorial Park Mon., May 28

A Memorial Day Celebration “like never before” is planned for the City of Des Moines on Monday, May 28 at Underwood Memorial Park. This event will run from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. near the park’s... [Read more]

Mount Rainier High School celebrates successful musicians

Mount Rainier High School celebrates successful musicians

Mount Rainier High School is celebrating its saxophone quintet – Matthew Benedict, Nghia Nguyen, Liem Nguyen, Ian Benedict, and Jessica Kleebauer – who qualified for the Washington Music Educators’s... [Read more]

‘Flute Dialogues’ will be at Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday

‘Flute Dialogues’ will be at Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be presenting ‘Flute Dialogues’ this Saturday, May 19, featuring Luisa and Alysa, two professional flute-players from Los Angeles. Steven Luksan will... [Read more]