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Huge Rummage Sale at Des Moines United Methodist Church Fri. & Sat.

Huge Rummage Sale at Des Moines United Methodist Church Fri. & Sat.

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a HUGE RUMMAGE SALE this Friday May 8, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday May 9, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Something for everyone! Furniture, Clothing,... [Read more]

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Return of the Thunderstorms!

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Return of the Thunderstorms!

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Return of the Thunderstorms on Cinco de Mayo! What to Expect May 5, 2015: It’s... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates new stove to Senior Activity Center

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates new stove to Senior Activity Center

Nutrition program volunteers are HAPPY with a new 2015 Vulcan Stove purchased with Bayside Brunch Funds by the Des Moines Legacy Foundation. Installed on Sunday, May 3, at Des Moines/Normandy Park Senior... [Read more]

Homeless encampments, discarded drug trash causes SeaTac Council dispute

Homeless encampments, discarded drug trash causes SeaTac Council dispute

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: In the south end of North SeaTac Park, near one of the last bogs around – Tub Lake – are several homeless encampments and a tremendous amount of garbage. When... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding three free events this weekend

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding three free events this weekend

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding three free events this weekend: Friday (May 1) 7:00pm: Movie “Big Hero 6″ (room 110 lower entrance) Sunday 1:15pm, Crop Walk (both main entrance). Sunday... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Bad news…and GOOD NEWS!!!

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Bad news…and GOOD NEWS!!!

by Dave Markwell Bad news: You’re going to die. Good news: (at least if you’re reading this…) You’re NOT DEAD YET!! I write this as a simple statement of fact. If you’re not dead yet, it means... [Read more]

Des Moines City Council seeking applicants for Burrage’s vacated seat

Des Moines City Council seeking applicants for Burrage’s vacated seat

The Des Moines City Council is accepting applications for potential candidates for appointment to fill an unexpired term – vacated by Jeanette Burrage, who resigned April 22 – on the City Council,... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open House: Beautiful 4-BD Normandy Park home!

Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open House: Beautiful 4-BD Normandy Park home!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, May 3 – is a beautiful Normandy Park home with plenty of room for everyone and lots of... [Read more]

JOBS: McDonald’s hiring Managers and Crew for local restaurants Tuesday

JOBS: McDonald’s hiring Managers and Crew for local restaurants Tuesday

McDonalds Corporation logo. (PRNewsFoto) McDonald’s is now hiring managers and crew for the following locations: SeaTac Airport Tukwila Burien White Center Please join us for open interviews at our... [Read more]

FAA announces it will build new facility at Des Moines Creek Business Park

FAA announces it will build new facility at Des Moines Creek Business Park

On Wednesday (April 29), the Federal Aviation Administration announced that its new facility will be built in the Des Moines Creek Business Park, which is under lease to Panattoni Development from the... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS: Emergency radio equipment levy passing with 65%

ELECTION RESULTS: Emergency radio equipment levy passing with 65%

It appears that King County Proposition No. 1, a property tax levy to replace emergency safety radio equipment, will pass easily. The measure requires a simple majority to pass. Here are the first round... [Read more]

REMINDER: Comprehensive Plan Open House is Wednesday night, April 29

REMINDER: Comprehensive Plan Open House is Wednesday night, April 29

The City of Des Moines will be holding an Open House for its Draft 2015 Comprehensive Plan on Wednesday night, April 29, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Activity Center, located at 2045 S. 216th Street. This... [Read more]

Celebrate South Sound Opening Activities at Des Moines Yacht Club May 9-10

Celebrate South Sound Opening Activities at Des Moines Yacht Club May 9-10

Celebrate South Sound Opening Activities at the Des Moines Yacht Club on May 9-10, with a weekend full of live music, boat building for the kids, food vendors, tours of local boats and lots of marine oriented... [Read more]

Highline College will hold annual cultural celebration on Saturday, May 9

Highline College will hold annual cultural celebration on Saturday, May 9

Highline College will host its annual cultural celebration – GlobalFest – on Saturday, May 9. The event is student-run and features food, performances and displays from around the world. Guests can... [Read more]

REMINDER: Normandy Park Arts Festival will be this weekend, May 2-3!

REMINDER: Normandy Park Arts Festival will be this weekend, May 2-3!

REMINDER: The City of Normandy Park, along with the Normandy Park Arts Commission, will be holding the 16th annual Normandy Park Arts Festival this weekend – Saturday, May 2 and Sunday May 3! The event... [Read more]

MaST Center’s Kids Science Camp will be July 27-31; deadline to apply is May 15

MaST Center’s Kids Science Camp will be July 27-31; deadline to apply is May 15

The MaST Center will be hosting their Annual Sound Summer Science Camp from July 27-31, from 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., and the deadline to apply is May 15. This half-day, one week camp will teach children... [Read more]

Daystar Retirement Village holding Open House on Thursday, May 14

Daystar Retirement Village holding Open House on Thursday, May 14

Advertiser Daystar Retirement Village will be holding an Open House on Thursday, May 14, from Noon – 2:30 p.m. at the Parkview Building on their campus at 2615 SW Barton Street. “Come enjoy light... [Read more]

LETTER: Luisa Bangs will file for Jeanette Burrage’s vacant city council seat

LETTER: Luisa Bangs will file for Jeanette Burrage’s vacant city council seat

[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:] Because of recent events and after... [Read more]