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Des Moines Police took no part in ‘Dreamer’ arrest that sparked area outrage

Des Moines Police took no part in ‘Dreamer’ arrest that sparked area outrage

By Jack Mayne The arrest last week in Des Moines of a 23-year-old Mexican man brought as a child illegally into the United States but who was given a “Dreamer” work permit under the Obama administration... [Read more]

Noise testing at Des Moines Elementary & Highline High on Tuesday, Feb. 21

Noise testing at Des Moines Elementary & Highline High on Tuesday, Feb. 21

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, the Port of Seattle will be conducting noise testing at Highline High School and Des Moines Elementary as part of their continued partnership with Highline Public Schools on airplane... [Read more]

VIDEO: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate market update

VIDEO: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate market update

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate has provided a video update on recent real estate market activity in our area. In less than a minute, you’ll get a clear... [Read more]

Village Concepts donates $32,000 to Des Moines Legacy Foundation

Village Concepts donates $32,000 to Des Moines Legacy Foundation

At a recent Des Moines City Council meeting, Village Concepts donated $32,000 to the Des Moines Legacy Foundation. This 501c3 foundation, formed in 1999 to support Des Moines parks, recreation and senior... [Read more]

REVIEW: ‘Sex with Strangers’ not to be missed; plus, how to get FREE tickets!

REVIEW: ‘Sex with Strangers’ not to be missed; plus, how to get FREE tickets!

Photos by Michael Brunk Review by Shelli Park A play entitled ‘Sex with Strangers’ can be a bit provocative if the subject of sex makes you feel uncomfortable. Burien Actors Theatre (BAT)... [Read more]

Community meeting for Marina & Beach Park paid parking will be Wednesday

Community meeting for Marina & Beach Park paid parking will be Wednesday

A community meeting for the proposed Marina & Beach Park paid parking program will be held from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Des Moines Activity Center. This meeting is free and open... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High’s Ramen Robotics Team raising funds for upcoming competition

Mt. Rainier High’s Ramen Robotics Team raising funds for upcoming competition

Mount Rainier High School’s Ramen Robotics Team is trying to raise money for is upcoming FIRST Robotics Competition. This program at MRHS encourages students to pursue a career in the STEM field... [Read more]

Man rescued after falling off boat into water at Des Moines Marina Sunday

Man rescued after falling off boat into water at Des Moines Marina Sunday

South King Fire & Rescue is reporting that a man in his 70s fell off the stern of his boat on the G dock at about 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12. A citizen on the docks heard his muffled call for help,... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber Business Awards & Recognition given out Friday

Seattle Southside Chamber Business Awards & Recognition given out Friday

Photos courtesy Andrew Crain Photography On Friday afternoon, Feb. 10, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its annual Awards and Recognition Luncheon at the Four Points by Sheraton Seattle... [Read more]

First-ever Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be Thursday, Feb. 23

First-ever Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be Thursday, Feb. 23

All are invited to attend the first-ever Waterland Wine & Art Walk in Des Moines on Thursday, Feb. 23, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Six local businesses will host a wine tasting and Art Show, in collaboration... [Read more]

JOBS: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate is now hiring!

JOBS: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate is now hiring!

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest – with offices in Olde Burien – is looking to hire! To find out if a career in real estate is right for you, contact Branch Manager/Realtor... [Read more]

Highline College to host free Summit for Latino Students on Saturday, Feb. 25

Highline College to host free Summit for Latino Students on Saturday, Feb. 25

High school students in south King County are invited to Highline College for the 2017 Latinx Summit, a free, day-long event scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 25…

REMINDER: Have pancakes with NBA player Brian Scalabrine Friday morning

REMINDER: Have pancakes with NBA player Brian Scalabrine Friday morning

REMINDER: NBA player and developer Brian Scalabrine will be discussing The Adriana Senior Apartments at a Meet & Greet Pancake Breakfast this Friday, Feb. 10, from 7:30 – 9 a.m. at the Des Moines... [Read more]

‘Rainier Drive South’ street sign will be officially unveiled on Tues., Feb. 21

‘Rainier Drive South’ street sign will be officially unveiled on Tues., Feb. 21

On October 27, 2016 the City Council Approved Resolution No. 1344, which officially established a commemorative street name of “Rainier Drive South” for the portion of 19th Ave South between South... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Wine Festival fundraiser will be back for its 13th year on March 3 & 4!

Poverty Bay Wine Festival fundraiser will be back for its 13th year on March 3 & 4!

Get ready to raise your wine glasses for a good cause – the Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be back at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium for its 13th year on Friday, March 3 & Saturday, March... [Read more]

Former Mayor Dave Kaplan announces he won’t seek re-election to city council

Former Mayor Dave Kaplan announces he won’t seek re-election to city council

Longtime Des Moines City Councilmember and former Mayor Dave Kaplan announced Tuesday, Jan. 31 that he won’t seek re-election this year. He serves in Position #7, and his term expires Dec. 31, 2017. Kaplan... [Read more]

Dave Upthegrove calls Trump’s immigration ban ‘unconstitutional’

Dave Upthegrove calls Trump’s immigration ban ‘unconstitutional’

Metropolitan King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove – who represents this area – released the following statement on the President’s “unconstitutional” Executive Actions effectively... [Read more]

Hearing on bill to study air pollution around Sea-Tac Airport will be Thursday

Hearing on bill to study air pollution around Sea-Tac Airport will be Thursday

UPDATE: The date for this hearing has been moved to Thursday, Feb. 2.: A hearing on a bill that would require a State Health Department study of air quality implications of increased air traffic at Sea-Tac... [Read more]