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Des Moines United Methodist Church’s evening of music & meditation is April 10

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s evening of music & meditation is April 10

Advertiser Des Moines United Methodist Church will be presenting an evening of music with meditation interludes – Rutter’s “Requiem” – on Thursday, April 10th at 7:30 p.m. This... [Read more]

Highline School District will move 6th Grade to Middle School

Highline School District will move 6th Grade to Middle School

Teacher Ellen Dorr believes moving sixth grade to middle school will have a positive impact on students. The Highline School District announce Friday (April 4) that it will be moving 6th grade to Middle... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Fifteen.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Fifteen.

by Dave Markwell My son, Aden, turned fifteen. How this happened I do not know. Time, I suppose, does this. Time and a couple of rare, but fortunate, demonstrations of parental self-discipline during those... [Read more]

This Week’s Berkshire Hathaway Open House: stunning West Seattle view home

This Week’s Berkshire Hathaway Open House: stunning West Seattle view home

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, March 9 – is a stunning, remodeled 5-bedroom view home in West Seattle! With Sound and Mountain... [Read more]

Learn about ‘Living Large in Small Spaces’ at Wesley Homes on April 17

Learn about ‘Living Large in Small Spaces’ at Wesley Homes on April 17

Advertiser Wesley Homes will be holding a seminar called “Living Large in Small Spaces” on Thursday, April 17, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. “Join us and see how a few key features bring personality, space,... [Read more]

City begins marina floor development plan

City begins marina floor development plan

by Jack Mayne The Des Moines City Council has taken the first tentative steps toward developing the city’s marina floor from a collection of older buildings, boat storage sheds and parking lots into... [Read more]

Longtime Des Moines resident Clark Snure has passed away

Longtime Des Moines resident Clark Snure has passed away

Longtime Des Moines resident Clark B. Snure passed away on Wednesday, March 26 at age 83. Clark opened a law firm in town in June of 1964, and served on the Chamber of Commerce, the Woodmont Elementary... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Old People.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Old People.

by Dave Markwell An old man died this week. Probably many old men died this week. I only knew one of them. This old man lived in my hometown of Des Moines, Washington for nearly 50 years. His contributions... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Normandy Park 3-BD w/Beach Rights!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Normandy Park 3-BD w/Beach Rights!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, March 30 – is an absolutely lovely Northwest Contemporary home with soaring ceilings, gleaming... [Read more]

Highline College seeking nominations for 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award

Highline College seeking nominations for 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award

Highline Community College is seeking nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award, which honors former Highline students who have “made significant contributions through community service,... [Read more]

‘Knitters Corner’ starting in April at Des Moines Activity Center

‘Knitters Corner’ starting in April at Des Moines Activity Center

KNITTERS CORNER STARTS AGAIN Are you a fiber lover? Share your yarns, patterns, celebrate sharing knitting and crochet skills and accomplishments, get assistance with tricky needles and share your current... [Read more]

New self-help group ‘Messies Anonymous’ will help those with too much clutter

New self-help group ‘Messies Anonymous’ will help those with too much clutter

A new self-help group has arrived in Des Moines – Messies Anonymous – which is “for people who have too much clutter.” “We have weekly meetings to study how we got the way we are... [Read more]

LEGAL TIP: Marine View Law & Escrow can help you obtain a loan modification

LEGAL TIP: Marine View Law & Escrow can help you obtain a loan modification

by Marine View Law & Escrow DID YOU KNOW… …that Marine View Law & Escrow can help you obtain a loan modification and reduce the principal amount owed on your mortgage? Here at Marine View... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Phase 2 of El Dorado West construction to be completed in August

PHOTOS: Phase 2 of El Dorado West construction to be completed in August

Phase 2 of Advertiser El Dorado West is scheduled to be completed in August, 2014. “Since our groundbreaking for the new $14 million building on July 31, 2012, El Dorado West has come a long... [Read more]

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Fashion Show is April 17

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Fashion Show is April 17

The Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital will be presenting its annual fashion show and luncheon on Thursday, April 17, starting at Noon. The event will be held at the Landmark on... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools shares results of community survey

Highline Public Schools shares results of community survey

Highline Public Schools is sharing the results of a community survey that asked the public to provide feedback on how to solve challenges have arisen due to increased student enrollment and aging buildings. “Overall... [Read more]

Sound Transit hosting drop-in sessions on Federal Way light rail extension

Sound Transit hosting drop-in sessions on Federal Way light rail extension

Sound Transit will be hosting a series of neighborhood drop-in sessions through April 17 to give the public a chance to hear about alternatives for extending light rail service from SeaTac to Federal Way. The... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Burien UFO Fest Flash Mob; 1st rehearsal is Sunday!

Volunteers needed for Burien UFO Fest Flash Mob; 1st rehearsal is Sunday!

Organizers of the 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ (aka BUFO) are seeking volunteers to participate in a ‘Flash Mob Dance’ at the event on Tuesday night, April 1, with the first... [Read more]