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The Elephant in the Locker Room: Those Obnoxious Endzone Celebrations

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Those Obnoxious Endzone Celebrations

Yeah, the ‘Hawks are big news. Expectations are high, and everyone’s paying attention… including the national media. But every week it seems like there’s some key issue that’s... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: People we love…

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: People we love…

by Dave Markwell This morning one of my wonderfully goofy 6 am CrossFit girls made me love her. When she looked at me with hope and fear as she asked if we could play her iPod during the workout, I was... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Amazing 4-BD Des Moines view home!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Amazing 4-BD Des Moines view home!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, Nov. 16, is an amazing 4-bedroom view home in Des Moines! This modern lifestyle home has breathtaking,... [Read more]

Man shot in hand in Des Moines Thursday; shooter escapes

Man shot in hand in Des Moines Thursday; shooter escapes

The Des Moines Police Department is reporting that a man was shot in the hand Thursday afternoon (Nov. 13) in the 22100 block of 30th Ave South, near Midway Park. The man was taken to a local hospital... [Read more]

Interested in Volunteering at the MaST Center? Orientation meeting is Saturday

Interested in Volunteering at the MaST Center? Orientation meeting is Saturday

Interested in becoming a Volunteer Interpreter at the MaST Center? Enjoy working with animals or want to learn how? Not afraid to get your hands wet? Want to learn about the life and environment of the... [Read more]

Zenith Holland Gardens: the place to find your Christmas Tree this season!

Zenith Holland Gardens: the place to find your Christmas Tree this season!

Zenith Holland’s Lyn Robinson Friend of the Blog and Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens is the place to pick up your Christmas tree this season. November 21st is when it starts, (they’ll be open... [Read more]

Man shot, killed in Des Moines Wednesday morning

Man shot, killed in Des Moines Wednesday morning

A man was shot and killed on in the 20100 block of Des Moines Memorial Drive Wednesday morning just before 10 a.m. (Nov. 12), according to the Des Moines Police Department. Police say that an altercation... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘It is our first amendment right to have the privilege to speak our mind’

LETTER: ‘It is our first amendment right to have the privilege to speak our mind’

[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:] FREEDOM OF SPEECH This country was... [Read more]

Happy Veterans Day from The Waterland Blog! Meet some local, historic Vets

Happy Veterans Day from The Waterland Blog! Meet some local, historic Vets

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Publisher/Editor Happy Veterans Day from The Waterland Blog to all Vets, active military and their families! In honor of this holiday, we encourage all our Readers... [Read more]

Past the Popcorn: Waterland Home Video Feature

Past the Popcorn: Waterland Home Video Feature

Saints and Soldiers reviewed by Greg Wright So… I’m not a fan of Saving Private Ryan. One of its core messages was about the same as Peter Jackson’s The Two Towers: “Show your enemies no mercy,... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Opposition statement to the Highline School District No. 401′

LETTER: ‘Opposition statement to the Highline School District No. 401′

[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:] OPPOSITION STATEMENT TO THE HIGHLINE... [Read more]

The Marine View Driver: Rebuilding the 1976 Dodge Dart

The Marine View Driver: Rebuilding the 1976 Dodge Dart

In which the author boldly declares, “YOU do it yourself. I’m hiring it out.” by Mike Smith When we started our family my mom practically gave us her Dodge dart. Prior to this we had... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Offensive Line the ‘Hawks “Weakest Link”?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Offensive Line the ‘Hawks “Weakest Link”?

Yeah, the ‘Hawks are big news. Expectations are high, and everyone’s paying attention… including the national media. But every week it seems like there’s some key issue that’s... [Read more]

Highline College student-athletes excel on and off the field

Highline College student-athletes excel on and off the field

Highline College Athletics was honored as one of the top five schools in the 2014 Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) Academic President’s Cup for academic performances of student-athletes and third... [Read more]

ELECTION: School Bond reaches 58%, but district concedes that it will fail

ELECTION: School Bond reaches 58%, but district concedes that it will fail

King County Elections released the sixth round of results for Tuesday’s general election on Friday afternoon (Nov. 7), and the Highline School District Bond, while breaking the 58% barrier, will likely... [Read more]

UPDATE: Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Fantastic 3-bedroom rambler!

UPDATE: Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Fantastic 3-bedroom rambler!

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a NEW Open House listing (posted 4 p.m. 11/7/14), as the previous listing has SOLD! WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House –... [Read more]

Advertiser The Soggy Doggy holding Seahawk Pride Pet Photo event Sunday

Advertiser The Soggy Doggy holding Seahawk Pride Pet Photo event Sunday

The Soggy Doggy will be holding a Seahawk Pride Pet Photos (Husky and Cougar Pride too!) event this Sunday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at their location at 19893 1st Ave South, Suite #204, in the... [Read more]

Utility taxes increased to 8 percent by Des Moines City Council

Utility taxes increased to 8 percent by Des Moines City Council

by Jack Mayne To help balance the city budget, the Des Moines City Council increased taxes on utilities to 8 percent at Thursday night’s session (Nov. 6). Approved unanimously were 2 percent increases... [Read more]