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Des Moines Pool District welcomes new commissioners, district manager

Des Moines Pool District welcomes new commissioners, district manager

Three new faces are gracing the offices of the Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District with the swearing in of two new commissioners and the appointment of a new district manager. Schell Ross and Toni... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Thousands line S. 188th to send Seahawks off to Super Bowl

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Thousands line S. 188th to send Seahawks off to Super Bowl

On Sunday morning (Jan. 26), thousands of enthusiastic “12th Fans” lined S. 188th in SeaTac to cheer the Seattle Seahawks as they made their way to Sea-Tac Airport to fly to New Jersey for... [Read more]

Hey 12s – send the Seahawks off to the Super Bowl in SeaTac this Sunday!

Hey 12s – send the Seahawks off to the Super Bowl in SeaTac this Sunday!

This Sunday (Jan. 26) at 10:30 a.m., 12th Fans are invited to rally in the city of SeaTac to help send-off the Seahawks to Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos! Team buses will make their way... [Read more]

Three Tree Point Yacht Club’s Duwamish Head Race will be this Saturday

Three Tree Point Yacht Club’s Duwamish Head Race will be this Saturday

Photo by Carmen Scott. The Three Tree Point Yacht Club’s annual Duwamish Head Race will be this Saturday, Jan. 11, starting at the Des Moines Marina at 9:30 a.m. “Are you ready for the 2014... [Read more]

FREE 2014 ‘Resolution Keeper’ class at Waterland CrossFit this Saturday

FREE 2014 ‘Resolution Keeper’ class at Waterland CrossFit this Saturday

FREE!! 2014 “Resolution Keeper” Class at Waterland CrossFit this coming Saturday, Jan. 4! Here are the details: WHEN: Saturday, January 4th, 2014, 10 AM WHERE: Waterland CrossFit, located at 22306... [Read more]

Deadline to pre-register for Sunday’s Brat Trot is Thursday night

Deadline to pre-register for Sunday’s Brat Trot is Thursday night

The deadline to pre-register for Sunday’s Burien Brat Trot, as well as Friday night’s Pub Crawl, is TONIGHT – Thursday, Oct. 3 – at 11:59 p.m. This is a great, local, grassroots fundraiser,... [Read more]

LETTER: Welcome new Kayak business to Des Moines

LETTER: Welcome new Kayak business to Des Moines

[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:] Dear Editor: Every so often our council does... [Read more]

Wilson Fish will be at this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

Wilson Fish will be at this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

BREAKING NEWS: Wanolitto has just been informed that Wilson Fish will be starting at the Des Moines Waterfront Market this coming Saturday, Aug. 3! “Over the years our fish vendors have come and gone... [Read more]

Des Moines Annual Classic Car Show will rev & roll into the Marina Saturday

Des Moines Annual Classic Car Show will rev & roll into the Marina Saturday

The Knights Car Club is proud to present this year’s 7th Des Moines Annual Classic Car Show at the Marina this Saturday, July 20. They are expecting over 200 cars that can be viewed at the North Des... [Read more]

Mid Sound Summer Social Sailing Series starts Thursday night

Mid Sound Summer Social Sailing Series starts Thursday night

Summer is here, and so is the Mid Sound Summer Social sailing fundraiser, which starts this Thursday night, July 11! Starting off the fishing pier of the Des Moines Marina, the “relaxed rules”... [Read more]

‘Dance for Parkinson’s’ at Des Moines Activity Center starts Monday, June 10

‘Dance for Parkinson’s’ at Des Moines Activity Center starts Monday, June 10

‘Dance for Parkinson’s’ classes will take place at the Des Moines Activity Center on Mondays from June 10 through July 29. “These classes are based on the Dance for PD program developed... [Read more]

South Sound Boating Opening Day at Des Moines Yacht Club is Saturday!

South Sound Boating Opening Day at Des Moines Yacht Club is Saturday!

The South Sound Opening Day for boating will be held at the Des Moines Yacht Club this Saturday, May 11, and will feature family fun for the whole gang! Yes, there will be boats and Coast Guard personnel... [Read more]

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]