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City begins marina floor development plan

City begins marina floor development plan

by Jack Mayne The Des Moines City Council has taken the first tentative steps toward developing the city’s marina floor from a collection of older buildings, boat storage sheds and parking lots into... [Read more]

City of Des Moines considering fee to park at Marina; hearings in January

City of Des Moines considering fee to park at Marina; hearings in January

The City of Des Moines announced on its website that it is considering charging a fee to park at the Marina. The City is porposing to utilize a “pay‐by‐space” system with eight pay stations located... [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]

PHOTOS: A behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Maury Island Incident’ film

PHOTOS: A behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Maury Island Incident’ film

Story by Scott Schaefer Photos by Michael Brunk If you happened upon a bunch of people furiously moving camera gear, lights, stands, cables and other filmmaking equipment in the area last weekend, you... [Read more]

Fire on J-dock of Des Moines Marina injures two, burns a dozen boats

Fire on J-dock of Des Moines Marina injures two, burns a dozen boats

A huge fire struck the J-dock of the Des Moines Marina Sunday night (June 23), injuring two people and burning at least a dozen boats. The fire was reported around 10 p.m. Sunday night (June 23), and in... [Read more]

Des Moines Seeking Developers for Marina; ‘Big Changes’ planned

Des Moines Seeking Developers for Marina; ‘Big Changes’ planned

Big changes are in store for the heart of Des Moines, as the City on Monday (April 22) announced a ‘Request for Qualifications’ soliciting development teams to build on commercial property at the... [Read more]

Household Hazardous Wastemobile will be at Des Moines Marina April 26–28

Household Hazardous Wastemobile will be at Des Moines Marina April 26–28

The King County Household Hazardous Wastemobile will be at the Des Moines Marina the weekend of April 26 – 28, and all King County and city residents will be able to safely dispose of old car batteries,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Injured Bald Eagle Recovering Near Des Moines Marina

PHOTOS: Injured Bald Eagle Recovering Near Des Moines Marina

Photos by David Sharpe An injured bald eagle has been hanging out near the Des Moines Marina and Beach Park, and local Photographer David Sharpe captured some great images of it, along with some info (click... [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]

Anglers & Yachters Host Local Soldiers To A Day On The Water

Anglers & Yachters Host Local Soldiers To A Day On The Water

We were at the Farmers Market yesterday when someone tipped us off that something special was happening in the Marina. We looked into it and learned that the Puget Sound Anglers and Des Moines Yacht Club... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Baby Geese Are Cute. So We Photographed Them.

PHOTOS: Baby Geese Are Cute. So We Photographed Them.

Waterland Blog photographer Michael Brunk was down at the Marina this evening for another photo op that didn’t pan out. While waiting he spotted a small flotilla of geese feeding near the entrance... [Read more]

PHOTO FRIDAY: Windsurfers Take To Waters Off Des Moines Marina

PHOTO FRIDAY: Windsurfers Take To Waters Off Des Moines Marina

This past Wednesday evening, photographer Michael Brunk was down at the Des Moines Marina checking out the new Fish Basket mobile eatery when the sound of air horns coming from the pier caught his attention. The... [Read more]

Get Your Fish & Chips On At The Des Moines Marina

Get Your Fish & Chips On At The Des Moines Marina

Now that major construction is complete at the north end of the Des Moines Marina — and we’re rapidly approaching the summer months — you’re going to see some new things happening.... [Read more]