Health and Wellness Section

VIDEO: Steve Edmiston presents ‘The Lost Cause’ to Port of Seattle Commission

VIDEO: Steve Edmiston presents ‘The Lost Cause’ to Port of Seattle Commission

Des Moines resident Steve Edmiston’s solo media and citizen activism campaign addressing noise and pollution impacts from increased flights at Sea-Tac Airport – The Briefing Project – continued... [Read more]

Girl Scout Gold Award Winner Alyissa Castle-Lloyd helps others get Running Start

Girl Scout Gold Award Winner Alyissa Castle-Lloyd helps others get Running Start

Girl Scout Gold Award earner Alyissa Castle-Lloyd wanted to unite Running Start students with a club that would serve as a space for support as they go through college at an earlier age. So she started... [Read more]

Help keep local school kids warm this winter – Coat Drive deadline is Nov. 15

Help keep local school kids warm this winter – Coat Drive deadline is Nov. 15

With the community’s help last year, the Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park collected nearly 500 coats that were donated to local schools. This year, the Coats for Kids drive hopes to break... [Read more]

JOBS: Wesley Homes holding Job Fair this Saturday, Nov. 3

JOBS: Wesley Homes holding Job Fair this Saturday, Nov. 3

Advertiser Wesley Homes will be holding a Job Fair this Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at their Des Moines campus: At Wesley, we affirm the worth of all those we serve and those who provide... [Read more]

Rep. Adam Smith recognized by district for school noise mitigation funding

Rep. Adam Smith recognized by district for school noise mitigation funding

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, Highline Public Schools and Port of Seattle officials recognized U.S. Representative Adam Smith for his successful effort to pass federal legislation preserving noise mitigation funding... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing Episode #12: What to Believe’ against Port of Seattle released

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing Episode #12: What to Believe’ against Port of Seattle released

‘The Briefing Episode #12: What to Believe’ – area resident/activist Steve Edmiston’s ongoing attempt to “take on the Port of Seattle, one public comment at a time” – has been released: “The... [Read more]

Explore Saltwater State Park with the Waterland Walkers this Sunday, Oct. 21

Explore Saltwater State Park with the Waterland Walkers this Sunday, Oct. 21

From our friends at WABI Burien: This month’s Des Moines Waterland Walk will be at Saltwater State Park this Sunday, Oct. 21, starting at 11 a.m.: WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 at 11:00 am WHERE:... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing Episode #11: PROOF’ against Port of Seattle released

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing Episode #11: PROOF’ against Port of Seattle released

‘The Briefing Episode #11: PROOF’ – area resident/activist Steve Edmiston’s ongoing attempt to “take on the Port of Seattle, one public comment at a time” – has been released: And because... [Read more]

Take a Natural and Cultural History Hike Through Trees this Saturday, Oct. 13

Take a Natural and Cultural History Hike Through Trees this Saturday, Oct. 13

Take a FREE Natural and Cultural History Hike Through Trees led by Jim Demetre, local writer and tree enthusiast, along Des Moines Creek to the shore of Puget Sound this Saturday, Oct. 13. This free,... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Today we’re going to talk about Community…

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Today we’re going to talk about Community…

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a special needs student at Mt. Rainier High School. In 2016, she was named “Citizen of the Year” by the City of Burien. Hey Readers! Today we’re going... [Read more]

Steve Edmiston appointed to Steering Committee for Aviation Impact Study

Steve Edmiston appointed to Steering Committee for Aviation Impact Study

The Des Moines City Council last week appointed Des Moines resident/activist Steve Edmiston to serve as a citizen representative on the Washington State Commerce Department Aviation Impact Study steering... [Read more]

Joint Comments on SAMP from Des Moines, 3 other cities submitted to Port

Joint Comments on SAMP from Des Moines, 3 other cities submitted to Port

On Friday, Sept. 28, a joint letter was submitted to the Port of Seattle on behalf of four cities – Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park and SeaTac – as official comment for the Sustainable Airport Master... [Read more]

REMINDER: Deadline to comment on Port’s Airport Master Plan is this Friday

REMINDER: Deadline to comment on Port’s Airport Master Plan is this Friday

The deadline to comment on the Port of Seattle’s Sustainable Airport Master Plan (SAMP) is this Friday, Sept. 28 at midnight. The SAMP identifies Near-Term Projects (NTP) that are needed to serve... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at final Des Moines Farmers Market Saturday

Donors needed for Blood Drive at final Des Moines Farmers Market Saturday

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive at the final Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market this Saturday, Sept. 29: When you give blood, it is 100% guaranteed that you will help save local lives. Please help... [Read more]

LGBTQIA Week will provide support, awareness at Highline College Oct. 8-12

LGBTQIA Week will provide support, awareness at Highline College Oct. 8-12

The Highline Student Union will be the site of the second annual Resource Fair, where more than 50 on- and off-campus groups and organizations will offer information during the college’s annual LGBTQIA... [Read more]

Join ‘Mira’s Walk for AIR’ on International Good Neighbor Day Friday

Join ‘Mira’s Walk for AIR’ on International Good Neighbor Day Friday

This Friday, Sept. 28 – on International Good Neighbor Day – community members, youth and public officials will walk side-by-side in an open and honest dialogue from the Highline SeaTac Botanical... [Read more]