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Double down on local kids at ‘Casino Night’ fundraiser this Saturday, March 21

Double down on local kids at ‘Casino Night’ fundraiser this Saturday, March 21

Casino Night – coming this Saturday, March 21 – will be a chance for the community to double down on the development of great kids while enjoying great food and entertainment, says the president of... [Read more]

Seattle P-I: Investigation of Maury Island UFO ‘Incident’ haunted by coincidence

Seattle P-I: Investigation of Maury Island UFO ‘Incident’ haunted by coincidence

The Seattle P-I on Sunday posted a very interesting story about the local film “The Maury Island Incident,” in which journalist Jake Ellison dives deep into a ‘rabbit hole’ about... [Read more]

The Marine View Driver: More on Living With Car Thievery, Part II

The Marine View Driver: More on Living With Car Thievery, Part II

In which the author stumbles through efforts to gracefully conclude his good deed. by Mike Smith As I wrote last week, my car was lost… and then it was found. Oh, hurray. I had preferred it stay... [Read more]

Highline College to host Cyber Defense Competition event on March 21-22

Highline College to host Cyber Defense Competition event on March 21-22

College students from around the Pacific Northwest will have the chance to practice thwarting hackers during the 8th Annual Pacific Rim Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition on March 21–22, at Highline... [Read more]

Volunteer Drivers needed for Senior Services

Volunteer Drivers needed for Senior Services

Geraldine Mensink and Linda Bauer are all smiles as they head off for a ride on a sunny day. 87-year-old Geraldine Mensink does not know what she’d do without Volunteer Transportation.  When she decided... [Read more]

Des Moines Yacht Club’s annual Marine Swap Meet will be Saturday, March 21

Des Moines Yacht Club’s annual Marine Swap Meet will be Saturday, March 21

The Des Moines Yacht Club will be holding its 16th Annual Indoor & Outdoor Marine Swap Meet on Saturday, March 21, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Here are the details: WHAT: The largest Indoor Marine Swap... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation seeking baked good donations for ‘Casino Night’

Des Moines Legacy Foundation seeking baked good donations for ‘Casino Night’

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s ‘Casino Night’ fundraiser event will be held at the Des Moines Field House on Saturday, March 21. In the past, volunteers who were Martha Stewart ‘wannabe’s’... [Read more]

Burien UFO Festival to feature original short movies as part of new Film Festival

Burien UFO Festival to feature original short movies as part of new Film Festival

This year, the Burien UFO Festival (‘BUFO’) – set for Wednesday, April 1 – will introduce the first-ever Burien Film Festival, featuring locally-made short, sci-fi themed films vying... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces Gold Star Award nominees

Highline Schools Foundation announces Gold Star Award nominees

And the Nominees Are …  Each year, the Highline Schools Foundation solicits nominations from community members, district employees and parents for its prestigious and much-anticipated Gold Star Awards. This... [Read more]

Cove to Clover kicks off with Pub Crawl Friday night at Pit Stop in Burien

Cove to Clover kicks off with Pub Crawl Friday night at Pit Stop in Burien

The Cove to Clover Pub Crawl will be held this Friday, March 13, with registration running from 5 – 7 p.m. at Pit Stop Bottle Shop, located at 216 SW 153rd Street in Burien. Participants can go pub to... [Read more]

Gordie Olson leaving South King Fire & Rescue for Fire Chief gig in Colorado

Gordie Olson leaving South King Fire & Rescue for Fire Chief gig in Colorado

Gordie Olson, Chief of Operations for South King Fire & Rescue, has accepted an offer from Thornton Colorado to be their new Fire Chief, SKF&R announced on Facebook. Gordie will be leaving the... [Read more]

Seattle Southside RTA accepting applications for advisory committee

Seattle Southside RTA accepting applications for advisory committee

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (SSRTA) – the official tourism and destination marketing organization for the cities of Des Moines, SeaTac and Tukwila – announced on Monday (March 9) that... [Read more]

Nina McLemore Trunk Show benefits Highline Music4Life

Nina McLemore Trunk Show benefits Highline Music4Life

The Music4Life™ initiative – including the local version called “Highline Music4Life” – has won corporate support from New York-based Nina McLemore, the clothing line for executive and... [Read more]

The Marine View Driver: More on Living With Car Thievery, Part I

The Marine View Driver: More on Living With Car Thievery, Part I

In which the author describes helping the poor, getting ripped off, and cheerfully paying his way out of a game of chance. by Mike Smith About three years ago I took on an unusual task. Unusual for me... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 11th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 11th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival

The 11th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival was held this weekend at the newly remodeled Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium, the location where it first started some 10+ years ago. For the past decade, the... [Read more]

Recycling Collection Event coming to Des Moines Marina on Saturday, March 14

Recycling Collection Event coming to Des Moines Marina on Saturday, March 14

A Recycling Collection Event will be held at the Des Moines Marina on Saturday, March 14, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Here are the details: WHEN: Saturday, March 14, 2015, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. No vehicles... [Read more]

‘Monthly conversation’ meetings with school Superintendent start March 26

‘Monthly conversation’ meetings with school Superintendent start March 26

Families and community members are invited to join Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield for a series of monthly conversations at schools across the district, with the first set for Thursday,... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Card Dealers…

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Card Dealers…

by Dave Markwell On a Tuesday morning, a lovely friend informed me that she was pregnant. (NOT mine!!) She is a married mother of three equally lovely little girls, including a fine set of twins. This... [Read more]