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Fred Hutch Obliteride bike riders will spin through Des Moines on Sat., Aug. 11

Fred Hutch Obliteride bike riders will spin through Des Moines on Sat., Aug. 11

Photo courtesy Fred Hutch Obliteride Nearly 2,500 Fred Hutch Obliterideriders will pedal through Puget Sound communities – including Des Moines – on Saturday, Aug. 11, raising funds to help obliterate... [Read more]

Hoops4Life Basketball/Skills Camp will be at Mt. Rainier High School July 23-27

Hoops4Life Basketball/Skills Camp will be at Mt. Rainier High School July 23-27

BASKETBALL/LIFE SKILLS CAMP!!!! @ Mount Rainier High School Monday, July 23 – Friday, July 27 This camp started in West Seattle in 1998 for the purpose of creating an affordable camp that would raise... [Read more]

Local Challenger Little Leaguers get big league experience thanks to Mariners

Local Challenger Little Leaguers get big league experience thanks to Mariners

Area resident Del Rivero wants everyone to know that a recent “Challenger Game” he set up at Garfield High School resulted in several members of the starting lineup for the Seattle Mariners... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools graduating seniors celebrate with Russell Wilson

Highline Public Schools graduating seniors celebrate with Russell Wilson

On Friday (June 8), Highline Public Schools threw a long-bomb touchdown of a party for graduating seniors, who jammed the Museum of Flight in Tukwila to celebrate their milestone with none other than Seattle... [Read more]

Hundreds pack Mel Olson Stadium for Highline Bears; Friday game CANCELLED

Hundreds pack Mel Olson Stadium for Highline Bears; Friday game CANCELLED

UPDATE: Unfortunately, tonight’s Highline Bears game against the North Sound Emeralds has been CANCELLED due to rain. “Although our infield is artificial turf, our outfield has a hard time... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High basketball star Brittany McPhee signs with Seattle Storm

Mt. Rainier High basketball star Brittany McPhee signs with Seattle Storm

Stanford, CA – January 12, 2018: Stanford Women’s Basketball wins over Washington State 70-57 at Maples Pavilion. Photo by Bob Drebin/ISIPhotos.com Normandy Park native Brittany McPhee –... [Read more]

Upthegrove announces $245,000 in King County funds for Des Moines Parks

Upthegrove announces $245,000 in King County funds for Des Moines Parks

Councilmember Dave Upthegrove (right) visits the Steven J. Underwood Memorial Park sports complex with Des Moines Parks & Recreation Director Patrice Thorell and Rick Scott, Recreation Manager, Des... [Read more]

Des Moines Yacht Club’s indoor/outdoor Marine Swap Meet is Mar. 24

Des Moines Yacht Club’s indoor/outdoor Marine Swap Meet is Mar. 24

BUY/SELL/SWAP Saturday March 24th 9:00 am-3:00pm 19th Annual Indoor/Outdoor Marine swap meet boats, boat parts, electronics, fishing gear electronics, boating accessories and more OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Des... [Read more]

Former Mt. Rainier basketball star has brought Stanford back from the dead

Former Mt. Rainier basketball star has brought Stanford back from the dead

By Sue Favor, Editor of womenshoopsworld.com: Brittany McPhee doesn’t like waiting. Yet, after a stellar junior year last season and playing for USA Basketball’s Under-23 team in Japan over the summer…

Two sports grants awarded to Des Moines Parks, Rec & Senior Services Dept.

Two sports grants awarded to Des Moines Parks, Rec & Senior Services Dept.

On Jan. 30, King County Parks announced that the City of Des Moines Parks, Recreation and Senior Services Department was awarded two 2018 Youth & Amateur Sports Grants based upon scores from the panel... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help regarding alleged sex crimes at Mount Rainier Pool

Police seeking public’s help regarding alleged sex crimes at Mount Rainier Pool

On Jan. 23, 2018 the Des Moines Police Department received a report from the Seattle Police Department in reference to a victim alleging sex crimes that were determined to have occurred – in part –... [Read more]

UPDATE: Mount Rainier Pool project wrapping up, will re-open in March

UPDATE: Mount Rainier Pool project wrapping up, will re-open in March

The Mount Rainier Pool project is in its final stages, with plans to re-open sometime in March. The District’s closure project was originally to replace the pool shell, but critical repairs were detected…

South Highline National Little League holding registrations this week

South Highline National Little League holding registrations this week

South Highline National Little League will be holding walk-in registrations this week. The dates, times and locations are below: TUESDAY, JAN. 23 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM NORMANDY PARK MARKET 19805 1ST... [Read more]

Des Moines Waterland Walk will be this Sunday, Jan. 21

Des Moines Waterland Walk will be this Sunday, Jan. 21

This month’s Des Moines Waterland Walk will be this Sunday, Jan. 21. Walkers are asked to meet at 11 a.m. Sunday near the fishing pier/bathrooms/picnic tables in the northwest corner of the parking... [Read more]

Learn to ‘Wreck Dive’ off Vancouver Island with TLSea Diving Feb. 16-18

Learn to ‘Wreck Dive’ off Vancouver Island with TLSea Diving Feb. 16-18

Learn to “Wreck Dive” off Vancouver Island with TLSea Diving Feb. 16-18! Did you know that the world’s largest underwater artificial reef is just a few hours away off of Vancouver Island? The wrecks... [Read more]

The clock is ticking at TL Sea Diving’s ‘Scuba Christmas Sale’!

The clock is ticking at TL Sea Diving’s ‘Scuba Christmas Sale’!

TL Sea Diving’ last “Special of the week” before Chistmas! Delight the diver (or introduce someone to this great sport) on your Holiday list with a great deal on BCDs, regulators and... [Read more]

Park District Board to meet on levy increase for Mt. Rainier Pool Nov. 21

Park District Board to meet on levy increase for Mt. Rainier Pool Nov. 21

The Board of Directors for the Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 21 to consider around a 5-cent levy increase to cover unanticipated costs associated with refurbishing... [Read more]

Des Moines hosting 6th annual Holiday Cup Taekwondo Tournament Sunday

Des Moines hosting 6th annual Holiday Cup Taekwondo Tournament Sunday

Des Moines will host the 6th Annual Holiday Cup Taekwondo Tournament this Sunday, Nov. 19 at Highline College. Since 1988, Taekwondo has been one of the principal sports of the Summer Olympic Games. Known... [Read more]

Pac Highway Chargers football team wins GSCYFC Pee Wee Championship

Pac Highway Chargers football team wins GSCYFC Pee Wee Championship

The Pac Highway Chargers football team recently beat the Renton Rangers 7–6 to win the Greater Seattle Youth Football & Cheer Pee Wee Championship (read more here). The team will also play in a... [Read more]

Holiday Bazaar fundraiser for youth basketball team will be Saturday, Nov. 25

Holiday Bazaar fundraiser for youth basketball team will be Saturday, Nov. 25

Don’t miss the ‘Team Swish’ 2017 Holiday Gift Bazaar, to be held Saturday, Nov. 25 at Resurrection Lutheran Church, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Shop with crafters, artists and local small businesses. Enjoy... [Read more]