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A ‘Perfect Day’ is coming to Des Moines on Saturday, July 19!

A ‘Perfect Day’ is coming to Des Moines on Saturday, July 19!

WHEN: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Beginning at 8:30 a.m. with the Waterland Summer 5k Fun Run that winds through the wonderful Des Moines waterfront and up the serene Des Moines Creek Trail and returning... [Read more]

Please welcome new Advertiser Burien Cycle to The Waterland Blog!

Please welcome new Advertiser Burien Cycle to The Waterland Blog!

Many of you may be familiar with Burien Cycle – the bike shop located at 804 SW 151st Street in Burien – but what some of you may not realize is that ownership of the business has changed. After honing... [Read more]

Is CrossFit Right For You?

Is CrossFit Right For You?

All CrossFit gyms are different. While they share the same basic programming tenants, the cultures and box philosophies can vary greatly. At Waterland CrossFit, I believe that CrossFit is EXERCISE. Period.... [Read more]

June 22 will be ‘Des Moines Day’ at the Sounders Women’s Soccer Game

June 22 will be ‘Des Moines Day’ at the Sounders Women’s Soccer Game

Sunday, June 22 will be ‘Des Moines Day’ at the Sounders Women’s Soccer Game, with a percentage of the adult ticket sales will go to the Des Moines Legacy Foundation to create Youth... [Read more]

Help ‘Break the Chains of Human Trafficking’ at a 5K fundraiser May 17

Help ‘Break the Chains of Human Trafficking’ at a 5K fundraiser May 17

The Federal Way Coalition Against Trafficking (FWCAT) and SW King Coalition Against Trafficking (SWKCAT), together with local community partners, sponsors and parents, are teaming together for the 2nd... [Read more]

Tour special boats at the Des Moines Yacht Club on Saturday, May 10

Tour special boats at the Des Moines Yacht Club on Saturday, May 10

Part of this year’s South Sound Opening Day Celebration is display and tours of a few unusual—and a few not so unusual—boats owned by yacht club members – open to the public from 11 a.m. – 4... [Read more]

South Sound Opening Day & Des Moines Yacht Club Open House is May 10

South Sound Opening Day & Des Moines Yacht Club Open House is May 10

Held annually at the Des Moines Yacht Club, the South Sound Opening will feature fun for the whole family on Saturday, May 10: live music, tours of vintage wooden boats, more recent models and the property,... [Read more]

Highline Premier FC Soccer Club tryouts start April 28

Highline Premier FC Soccer Club tryouts start April 28

Highline Premier FC Soccer Club tryouts start April 28 and continue through May 18. “Highline Premier FC is the official Premier Development program of the Highline Soccer Association (West Seattle... [Read more]

ACME Bowl: lots of lanes, lots of fun, great food & just minutes from Des Moines

ACME Bowl: lots of lanes, lots of fun, great food & just minutes from Des Moines

We welcome ACME Bowl, our newest Advertiser. ACME, located in Tukwila just east of the mall, is closer to Des Moines than you might think. We checked it out. You can get to ACME from downtown Des Moines... [Read more]

Who will ‘Walk the Plank’ at April Pools Day at Mount Rainier Pool April 19?

Who will ‘Walk the Plank’ at April Pools Day at Mount Rainier Pool April 19?

Ten public officials including the mayor, police chief and a King County Councilman are teaming up this month to combat drowning in Des Moines and Normandy Park – but which one(s) will ‘Walk the... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s annual ‘Sports Night’ will be Friday, March 21

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s annual ‘Sports Night’ will be Friday, March 21

We Need You, at Sports Night! Here’s your opportunity to make a difference and have a night out.  The Des Moines Legacy Foundation will be hosting the annual Sports Night Dinner and Auction event on... [Read more]

REMINDER: Register for ‘Cove to Clover Classic’ before Friday to win M’s tickets

REMINDER: Register for ‘Cove to Clover Classic’ before Friday to win M’s tickets

REMINDER: This Friday, Feb 28, is the last day to register for your chance to win two Seattle Mariners tickets AND also receive the discounted $35 5K registration fee for ‘Cove to Clover Classic,’... [Read more]

VIDEO: Divers hold underwater Seahawks rally at the MaST Center

VIDEO: Divers hold underwater Seahawks rally at the MaST Center

Seems like everywhere you looked this week there was some kind of Seattle Seahawk-related event or decorations – and on Saturday (Feb. 1) if you looked underwater at the MaST Center in Redondo, you’d... [Read more]

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]