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‘J. Edgar Hoover’s Flying Discs: Maury Island Incident’ at Norwescon April 13

‘J. Edgar Hoover’s Flying Discs: Maury Island Incident’ at Norwescon April 13

Local filmmakers and historians Steve Edmiston and Scott Schaefer will be presenting ‘J. Edgar Hoover’s Flying Discs: The Maury Island Incident’ at the 40th Annual Norwescon from 3 – 5... [Read more]

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Spring Fashion Show is April 20

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Spring Fashion Show is April 20

The Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital will be holding its Spring Fashion Show on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 11:30 am at Grace Lutheran Church. The theme is Hope, Care, Cure for... [Read more]

Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

The Des Moines Chapter of the National Quiet Skies Coalition will hold a Community Forum on Wednesday,  April 26, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Rainier High School. This free and open meeting will discuss new... [Read more]

Police Chief says time needed to investigate shooting of machete wielding man

Police Chief says time needed to investigate shooting of machete wielding man

By Jack Mayne The public was asked to be patient while the shooting of a machete wielding man by a Kent Police officer is thoroughly investigated by a multi-agency task force. Investigation of this type... [Read more]

Police shoot, kill man armed with machete in Des Moines early Thurs. morning

Police shoot, kill man armed with machete in Des Moines early Thurs. morning

The Des Moines Police Department is reporting that officers shot and killed a man armed with a machete early Thursday morning, March 23. Police say that around 12:30 a.m. Thursday, deputies responded to... [Read more]

Divers & Volunteers needed for Roadway & Pier Clear Event April 15 at MaST

Divers & Volunteers needed for Roadway & Pier Clear Event April 15 at MaST

DIVERS AND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Join the Marine Science and Technology Center of Highline College to clean up the Redondo Beach area Saturday, April 15! Teams of divers and volunteers will clear the ocean... [Read more]

King Conservation District’s workshop for streamside property owners is Mar. 25

King Conservation District’s workshop for streamside property owners is Mar. 25

The King Conservation District will be holding a FREE workshop and field trip to learn from experts how to protect and beautify properties along streams, lakes and wetlands. Topics Include: Minimizing... [Read more]

Emily’s Handmade Soaps to host LulaRoe Trunk Show this Saturday, March 25

Emily’s Handmade Soaps to host LulaRoe Trunk Show this Saturday, March 25

LulaRoe full-time consultant Christina will be bringing her entire LuLaRoe Inventory for you to shop in the comfort and relaxing aromas of Emily’s Handmade Soaps in downtown Des Moines. The event will... [Read more]

Has American politics always been so crazy? Expert will discuss this Sunday

Has American politics always been so crazy? Expert will discuss this Sunday

Back by popular demand – has American politics always been so crazy? Come find out from Cornell Clayton, Director of the Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service at Washington... [Read more]

Bartell Drugs opens new CareClinic inside their Des Moines store

Bartell Drugs opens new CareClinic inside their Des Moines store

In collaboration with Kaiser Permanente, Bartell Drugs is opening a new CareClinic inside their Des Moines store. CareClinic by Kaiser Permanente is a walk-in health clinic for minor medical needs. They... [Read more]

The Marine View Driver: Streetcar Information that You Desire

The Marine View Driver: Streetcar Information that You Desire

By Mike Smith Many have been wondering what happened to the Seattle Streetcars on that fateful day where they were pulled from service. I can tell you what I know. Or rather, what I have been told. I’d... [Read more]

Traci Buxton announces her candidacy for Des Moines City Council, Position 5

Traci Buxton announces her candidacy for Des Moines City Council, Position 5

Traci Buxton has announced the launch of her campaign for Des Moines City Council, Position #5. This is the seat that Melissa Musser will be vacating at the end of the year. So far, Traci will be facing... [Read more]

Travel spending in Seattle Southside region increased 4 percent over 2015

Travel spending in Seattle Southside region increased 4 percent over 2015

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA) – the official destination marketing organization for the cities of Tukwila, SeaTac and Des Moines – reported this week that tourists spent $693... [Read more]

Des Moines Networking Event will be Mar. 23 at Waterland Arcade & Sand Bar

Des Moines Networking Event will be Mar. 23 at Waterland Arcade & Sand Bar

Mark your calendar for Thursday, March 23, 2017 – join city council leaders, business owners, and other neighbors at the new Waterland Arcade & Sand Bar for happy hour and networking fun: WHEN:... [Read more]

Huli Huli Chicken & Ribs fundraiser at Samoan Christian Fellowship Mar. 25

Huli Huli Chicken & Ribs fundraiser at Samoan Christian Fellowship Mar. 25

Samoan Christian Fellowship will be holding a Huli Huli Chicken & Ribs fundraiser on Saturday, March 25 at their church, located at 19804 8th Ave S. (map below). Here’s more info: Have you heard... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High’s ‘Ramen Robotics’ team holding fundraiser to go to competition

Mt. Rainier High’s ‘Ramen Robotics’ team holding fundraiser to go to competition

Mount Rainier High School’s ‘Ramen Robotics’ Team is trying to raise money for its upcoming FIRST Robotics Competition. “Our program at Mount Rainier High School encourages other... [Read more]

Quiet Des Moines Council enlivened by citizen upset with airport noise

Quiet Des Moines Council enlivened by citizen upset with airport noise

A relatively quiet Des Moines City Council meeting last week was enlivened a bit when long-time resident and regular citizen commenter ‘Redondo Rick’ Johnson wondered…

College Students will compete in cyber defense competition at Highline College

College Students will compete in cyber defense competition at Highline College

College students from around the Pacific Northwest will have the chance to practice thwarting hackers during the annual Pacific Rim Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, to be held March 24–26, 2017,... [Read more]