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City begins marina floor development plan

City begins marina floor development plan

by Jack Mayne The Des Moines City Council has taken the first tentative steps toward developing the city’s marina floor from a collection of older buildings, boat storage sheds and parking lots into... [Read more]

Longtime Des Moines resident Clark Snure has passed away

Longtime Des Moines resident Clark Snure has passed away

Longtime Des Moines resident Clark B. Snure passed away on Wednesday, March 26 at age 83. Clark opened a law firm in town in June of 1964, and served on the Chamber of Commerce, the Woodmont Elementary... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Old People.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Old People.

by Dave Markwell An old man died this week. Probably many old men died this week. I only knew one of them. This old man lived in my hometown of Des Moines, Washington for nearly 50 years. His contributions... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Normandy Park 3-BD w/Beach Rights!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Normandy Park 3-BD w/Beach Rights!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, March 30 – is an absolutely lovely Northwest Contemporary home with soaring ceilings, gleaming... [Read more]

Highline College seeking nominations for 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award

Highline College seeking nominations for 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award

Highline Community College is seeking nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award, which honors former Highline students who have “made significant contributions through community service,... [Read more]

‘Knitters Corner’ starting in April at Des Moines Activity Center

‘Knitters Corner’ starting in April at Des Moines Activity Center

KNITTERS CORNER STARTS AGAIN Are you a fiber lover? Share your yarns, patterns, celebrate sharing knitting and crochet skills and accomplishments, get assistance with tricky needles and share your current... [Read more]

New self-help group ‘Messies Anonymous’ will help those with too much clutter

New self-help group ‘Messies Anonymous’ will help those with too much clutter

A new self-help group has arrived in Des Moines – Messies Anonymous – which is “for people who have too much clutter.” “We have weekly meetings to study how we got the way we are... [Read more]

LEGAL TIP: Marine View Law & Escrow can help you obtain a loan modification

LEGAL TIP: Marine View Law & Escrow can help you obtain a loan modification

by Marine View Law & Escrow DID YOU KNOW… …that Marine View Law & Escrow can help you obtain a loan modification and reduce the principal amount owed on your mortgage? Here at Marine View... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Phase 2 of El Dorado West construction to be completed in August

PHOTOS: Phase 2 of El Dorado West construction to be completed in August

Phase 2 of Advertiser El Dorado West is scheduled to be completed in August, 2014. “Since our groundbreaking for the new $14 million building on July 31, 2012, El Dorado West has come a long... [Read more]

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Fashion Show is April 17

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Fashion Show is April 17

The Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital will be presenting its annual fashion show and luncheon on Thursday, April 17, starting at Noon. The event will be held at the Landmark on... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools shares results of community survey

Highline Public Schools shares results of community survey

Highline Public Schools is sharing the results of a community survey that asked the public to provide feedback on how to solve challenges have arisen due to increased student enrollment and aging buildings. “Overall... [Read more]

Sound Transit hosting drop-in sessions on Federal Way light rail extension

Sound Transit hosting drop-in sessions on Federal Way light rail extension

Sound Transit will be hosting a series of neighborhood drop-in sessions through April 17 to give the public a chance to hear about alternatives for extending light rail service from SeaTac to Federal Way. The... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Burien UFO Fest Flash Mob; 1st rehearsal is Sunday!

Volunteers needed for Burien UFO Fest Flash Mob; 1st rehearsal is Sunday!

Organizers of the 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ (aka BUFO) are seeking volunteers to participate in a ‘Flash Mob Dance’ at the event on Tuesday night, April 1, with the first... [Read more]

City makes getting a needed document easy, relatively fast

City makes getting a needed document easy, relatively fast

by Jack Mayne The woman who had a minor car accident the other day needs a copy of the police report of the incident while a couple looking for a new home want to know how city inspections of the property... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: A Long Walk…

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: A Long Walk…

by Dave Markwell The other day I was tired. This is not news. I am often tired. I wake up early and don’t always go to bed early. This makes me tired. On this day, I was so tired that I took a nap. This... [Read more]

This Week’s Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 4-BD Normandy Park Rambler

This Week’s Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 4-BD Normandy Park Rambler

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, March 23 – is a 2570-square foot, 4-bedroom Rambler in Normandy Park! With a large detached... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for ‘Seed Starting Party’ this Saturday, March 22

Volunteers needed for ‘Seed Starting Party’ this Saturday, March 22

Volunteers are needed for a ‘Seed Starting Party’ set for this Saturday, March 22, from 10 a.m. – Noon at the Sonju Community Garden, located at 24728 16th Ave South in Des Moines. “Can’t... [Read more]

Breeders Theater’s ‘Tolstory’ opens April 4 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

Breeders Theater’s ‘Tolstory’ opens April 4 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

Breeders Theater, South King County’s premier professional theater company, returns to Des Moines in April with a new show – Tolstory. The show runs April, 4, 5, 11, 12 at 7 p.m., and April 6 and... [Read more]