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Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Great home with nice yard in Des Moines

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Great home with nice yard in Des Moines

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday, April 11, from 1 – 4 p.m. – is a great 3 (or 4) bedroom home with a nice yard on a quiet... [Read more]

Next Highline Public Schools Construction Bond election will be in 2016

Next Highline Public Schools Construction Bond election will be in 2016

Story by Ralph Nichols Photos by Scott Schaefer Highline Public School officials anticipate placing a new construction bond issue on the ballot next year, superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield recently... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I urge a yes vote on the election of the bond for South King Fire & Rescue’

LETTER: ‘I urge a yes vote on the election of the bond for South King Fire & Rescue’

[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:] I urge a yes vote on the April 28th... [Read more]

The Marine View Driver: Cruising in a Rental to Yellowstone with them Furreigners

The Marine View Driver: Cruising in a Rental to Yellowstone with them Furreigners

In which the author partially performs with appropriate pride a challenging and scary feat. by Mike Smith My oldest daughter lives in France. Her in-laws are a very kind and generous typical French family.... [Read more]

Two diagnosed with active tuberculosis (TB) at Mt. Rainier High School

Two diagnosed with active tuberculosis (TB) at Mt. Rainier High School

Two cases of active tuberculosis (TB) at Mt. Rainier High School in Des Moines are being investigated, Public Health – Seattle and King County reported on Saturday, April 4. There is no evidence that... [Read more]

Zenith Holland now open five days a week in Des Moines

Zenith Holland now open five days a week in Des Moines

It’s Spring at Zenith Holland Gardens, now open 5 days a week, Wednesday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.,  and Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Proprietors Lyn and John have made many updates over the winter... [Read more]

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Multi-day Thunderstorm outbreak!

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Multi-day Thunderstorm outbreak!

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek For the last few days, thunderstorms have dotted western Washington; stunning... [Read more]

CHOICE Academy & Highline Homeschool Center All Year Reunion is May 8

CHOICE Academy & Highline Homeschool Center All Year Reunion is May 8

Highline CHOICE Academy and Highline Homeschool Center will be holding an All Year Reunion on Friday, May 8, from 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Light refreshments and beverages will be provided at this free... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Gorgeous 3-BD Des Moines home!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Gorgeous 3-BD Des Moines home!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday, April 4 from Noon – 3 p.m. – is a gorgeous 3-bedroom Des Moines home! This house has... [Read more]

Aliens, Vulcans, humans come together for 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival

Aliens, Vulcans, humans come together for 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival

From our sister site The B-Town (Burien) Blog: Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com The Burien community decked out in aluminum helmets and Men in Black suits for the third annual Burien UFO Festival on... [Read more]

Parkside Elementary Student & Teacher awarded winners of national contest

Parkside Elementary Student & Teacher awarded winners of national contest

On Wednesday (April 1), Think Through Learning, authors of Think Through Math (TTM), the award-winning web-based math instructional system for grades 3 and above, joined students and teachers at Parkside Elementary... [Read more]

Luisa Bangs throws her hat into the ring for a seat on Des Moines City Council

Luisa Bangs throws her hat into the ring for a seat on Des Moines City Council

Resident Luisa Bangs announced this week that she will be running for a seat on the Des Moines City Council. Bangs works for the Port of Seattle at Sea-Tac Airport, and has lived in Des Moines for 15... [Read more]

Here’s Des Moines United Methodist Church’s Holy Week Schedule

Here’s Des Moines United Methodist Church’s Holy Week Schedule

Des Moines United Methodist Church Holy Week Schedule: Easter Sunday, April 5, 9:30 a.m. Worship with Musical Rejoicing, Hopeful Message. Good Friday, 7 p.m. service. Mandy Thursday 7 p.m. service (also Mandy... [Read more]

REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival is Wednesday night, April 1!

REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival is Wednesday night, April 1!

Scene from the inaugural Burien UFO Festival on April 1, 2013. Photo by Michael Brunk. REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival (‘BUFO’) will be this Wednesday night, April 1 (April Fool’s... [Read more]

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Spring Luncheon is April 16

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Spring Luncheon is April 16

The Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital annual spring fashion show and luncheon will be held on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. at the Des Moines Methodist Church, 22225 9th... [Read more]

JOB: SoKing Internet Radio seeking News/Podcast Announcer

JOB: SoKing Internet Radio seeking News/Podcast Announcer

SoKing Internet Radio is now accepting applications for a News/Podcast Reporter/Announcer to deliver daily (M-F) 3-5 minute audio reports related to stories written and published in 6 hyperlocal blogs... [Read more]

Take a survey for Des Moines’ Parks, Recreation, Aquatics & Community Services

Take a survey for Des Moines’ Parks, Recreation, Aquatics & Community Services

The City of Des Moines is in the process of updating the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan that provides a six-year plan and 20-year vision for the City’s parks, trails and open space, landmarks,... [Read more]

TRAFFIC ALERT: City of Des Moines closes roads due to landslide

TRAFFIC ALERT: City of Des Moines closes roads due to landslide

The City of Des Moines announced Monday (March 30) that, due to the recent landslide (read more here) that 8th Place S between S. 251st and S. 252nd Streets will be closed until further notice. Here’s... [Read more]