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Volunteers needed to wear Kilts and be Warriors at next Sunday’s ‘Cove to Clover’

Volunteers needed to wear Kilts and be Warriors at next Sunday’s ‘Cove to Clover’

Dress up like a Celtic Warrior at Cove to Clover next Sunday! Photo by Michael Brunk (click image to see larger version). Volunteers are needed to dress up in Celtic warrior costumes at 11 a.m. next Sunday... [Read more]

Des Moines Man’s Daughter blogs about being near Boston Marathon Bombing

Des Moines Man’s Daughter blogs about being near Boston Marathon Bombing

Shelby Johnson Van Pelt – daughter of Des Moines resident Dan Johnson (Managing Director at Clinics Without Walls) – was at the Boston Marathon Monday (April 15) when two terrorist bombs went off. She... [Read more]

‘Last Gasp’ Registration Party for Cove to Clover is this Friday in Normandy Park

‘Last Gasp’ Registration Party for Cove to Clover is this Friday in Normandy Park

The ‘Last Gasp‘ Registration Party for local fundraiser event Cove to Clover will be from 5 – 9 p.m. this Friday, April 19 at Normandy Park Towne Center (19900 1st Avenue South, Normandy... [Read more]

Des Moines Yacht Club’s Marine Swap Meet is this Saturday, March 23

Des Moines Yacht Club’s Marine Swap Meet is this Saturday, March 23

The Des Moines Yacht Club First Mates (Women’s group) will be having its 14th annual Marine Swap Meet at the Des Moines Yacht Club this Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier’s Brittany McPhee Named State Basketball Player of the Year

Mt. Rainier’s Brittany McPhee Named State Basketball Player of the Year

Click image to see larger version. Photo courtesy Highline School District. Congrats to Mount Rainier junior Brittany McPhee, who has been named the state’s basketball player of the year. “Brittany... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s Annual ‘Sports Night’ Party is Saturday, Mar. 23

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s Annual ‘Sports Night’ Party is Saturday, Mar. 23

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s annual Sports Night tailgate, casino night, dinner and auction to fund recreation experiences for Des Moines low income youth will be Saturday, March 23 from 6... [Read more]

Donate Youth Running Shoes to Cove to Clover & Get a Collectible Wristband!

Donate Youth Running Shoes to Cove to Clover & Get a Collectible Wristband!

Our friends at Cove to Clover (we’re Sponsors) want to “mine” our communal closet for youth running shoes for the Student Shoe Swap scheduled for April 19 at Normandy Park Towne Center... [Read more]

Marina Fishing Pier Closed Due to Erosion, Will Re-Open in April

Marina Fishing Pier Closed Due to Erosion, Will Re-Open in April

We just found this on the Des Moines Marina Facebook Page, posted just before Noon on Monday, Feb. 25: NOTICE: MARINA FISHING PIER CLOSED – Due to erosion under the apron leading out to the pier. The... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Original Lady Rams Reunite at Mt. Rainier High School Game

PHOTOS: Original Lady Rams Reunite at Mt. Rainier High School Game

On Tuesday night, Feb. 12, a group of women got together to commemorate the game of basketball at Mt. Rainier High School in Des Moines (click images to see larger versions): Top Left: Patti Bjorneby,... [Read more]

Local Businessperson Purportedly to Annex West Seattle

Local Businessperson Purportedly to Annex West Seattle

(EDITOR’S NOTE: After being “away” for 10 months on a suspicious Paddleboarding tour, Matt Parker has returned to Burien. We have been told by an anonymous source that Parker’s... [Read more]

Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available for 2013 Cove to Clover Fundraiser

Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available for 2013 Cove to Clover Fundraiser

Sponsorship opportunities are still available for the 2013 Cove to Clover fundraiser – a fun, all-volunteer based benefit for several local charities – coming Sunday, April 28. Businesses are invited... [Read more]

Cove to Clover Sponsorship Kick-Off Party Coming to Mick Kelly’s Jan. 17

Cove to Clover Sponsorship Kick-Off Party Coming to Mick Kelly’s Jan. 17

Our friends at Cove to Clover want our Readers to know that they’ll be kicking off their upcoming 2013 event – coming Sunday, April 28 – with a Sponsorship Kick-Off Party at Mick Kelly’s... [Read more]

Brrring in 2013 with Burien’s Annual Polar Bear Plunge on New Year’s Day

Brrring in 2013 with Burien’s Annual Polar Bear Plunge on New Year’s Day

Last year’s trophy winner, Isaac Chrisman, visiting from Idaho. Photo by Michael Brunk. Brrring in 2013 with Burien’s annual Polar Bear Plunge, to be held at Noon on New Year’s Day –... [Read more]

Mount Rainier High School Student Senior Project Promotes Swimming Skills

Mount Rainier High School Student Senior Project Promotes Swimming Skills

Photo courtesy Mel Ponder Photography. Jackie Beal, a senior at Mount Rainier High School, created “Teach2Swim” for her Senior Culminating Project. Jackie’s goal was to teach swimming to teens in... [Read more]

Des Moines Parks and Recreation Ski Bus for Teens Begins in January

Des Moines Parks and Recreation Ski Bus for Teens Begins in January

Winter is fast approaching – have you thought about how your 12–18-year olds will stay engaged and active through the dark, gloomy months ahead?  Get them on the Des Moines Parks and Recreation SKI... [Read more]

Local 55+ ‘Wet Socks’ Softballers Take Silver Medal in World Senior Games

Local 55+ ‘Wet Socks’ Softballers Take Silver Medal in World Senior Games

A group of local senior softball players – the ‘Seattle Wet Socks – recently competed in the Huntsman World Senior Games, bringing home a Silver medal! In a two week span, over 10,000 senior... [Read more]

Advertiser Waterland CrossFit Offering 2-for-1 Special During October

Advertiser Waterland CrossFit Offering 2-for-1 Special During October

OCTOBER 2 FOR 1 SPECIAL DEAL!!!! As the days get shorter and the sweaters get bulkier, one might be tempted to forsake fitness and let it all go until springtime comes around and fear and desperation about... [Read more]

‘Dance for Parkinson’s’ Classes Coming to Des Moines Oct. 1 – Nov. 26

‘Dance for Parkinson’s’ Classes Coming to Des Moines Oct. 1 – Nov. 26

A series of free ‘Dance for Parkinson’s’ classes will start at the Des Moines Senior Center (2045 S. 216th Street) Oct. 1, and continue through Nov. 26. “Each eight-week series... [Read more]