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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]

4Culture offering grant money for creative projects; deadlines are March 1 & 8

4Culture offering grant money for creative projects; deadlines are March 1 & 8

The Three Yells present Giselle Deconstruct. Photo by Tim Summers. 4Culture – King County’s cultural funding agency – is currently offering grants to support projects for individuals and groups... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces $166,000 in scholarships for 2017

Highline Schools Foundation announces $166,000 in scholarships for 2017

In 2017, Highline Schools Foundation announced that it will award $166,000 in scholarships to students enrolled in Highline Public Schools. The deadline to apply is March 17, 2017. The Highline Schools... [Read more]

Meet NBA player Brian Scalabrine at Pancake Breakfast at The Adriana Feb. 10

Meet NBA player Brian Scalabrine at Pancake Breakfast at The Adriana Feb. 10

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

Local high schools to compete in FIRST Robotics Competition starting in March

Local high schools to compete in FIRST Robotics Competition starting in March

As we kick-off the New Year, four of Highline Public Schools High Schools are in a major time crunch to design and build a functional and competitive robot in six Weeks. These robots will be used to... [Read more]

REMINDER: Food Bank fundraiser concert at Des Moines UMC this Saturday

REMINDER: Food Bank fundraiser concert at Des Moines UMC this Saturday

REMINDER: ‘Saltwater Music Series’ – a fundraiser concert for the Des Moines Area Food Bank – will be at the Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday, Jan. 14, starting at 7 p.m. The... [Read more]

Deadline for South King County Small Grant Applications extended

Deadline for South King County Small Grant Applications extended

The deadline for a small grant application for minor capital improvements or programs to encourage bicycling, walking, or transit use in South King County has been extended to Jan. 31, 2017.  Eligible... [Read more]

Free income tax preparation is now available at Highline College

Free income tax preparation is now available at Highline College

Community members can get their taxes done for free, thanks to a partnership between United Way of King County and Highline College. Households that make less than $64,000 are eligible, as long as tax... [Read more]

Internet Safety Workshop will be at Pacific Middle School on Tuesday, Jan. 24

Internet Safety Workshop will be at Pacific Middle School on Tuesday, Jan. 24

Highline Public Schools will be holding an Internet Safety Workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 24, from at 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Pacific Middle School. Here’s more info: Pause Before You Post. Think Before You... [Read more]

Baseball Skills Camp will be at Mount Rainier High March 11

Baseball Skills Camp will be at Mount Rainier High March 11

Bob Odegard, Head Baseball Coach and staff will be hosting a Baseball Skills Camp for students entering grades 4-8 on Saturday, March 11, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Mount Rainier High School. The cost... [Read more]

Highline Film Festival to show work of five students on Wednesday, Jan. 25

Highline Film Festival to show work of five students on Wednesday, Jan. 25

UPDATE: This post has been revised to reflect a new date – Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 – for the film festival screening: A tender film focused on family and backed by a simple soundtrack took top honors... [Read more]