Tagged with 'Des Moines'

JACK MAYNE EDITORIAL: Local cities need to add more cops

JACK MAYNE EDITORIAL: Local cities need to add more cops

Commentary by Senior Writer Jack Mayne (click “Play” button to hear audio version:) http://www.b-townblog.com/wp-content/images/JackMayneEditorial-111816.mp3 With the biennial budgets of the cities... [Read more]

Watch the Christmas Ships at Holiday Open House at MaST Center Dec. 15

Watch the Christmas Ships at Holiday Open House at MaST Center Dec. 15

As the festively-decorated Argosy Christmas Ships make their annual trip past Redondo Beach and the MaST Center, all are invited to a bonfire on the beach – or to stay warm inside and visit the aquarium... [Read more]

Holiday Gift Bazaar fundraiser for youth basketball team will be Saturday, Dec. 3

Holiday Gift Bazaar fundraiser for youth basketball team will be Saturday, Dec. 3

Don’t miss the 2016 Holiday Gift Bazaar, to be held Saturday, Dec. 3 at Resurrection Lutheran Church, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Do your holiday shopping away from the crowds. Bring your friends and enter... [Read more]

Retirement Sale happening now at Kimberley’s Exquisite Jewelry in Des Moines!

Retirement Sale happening now at Kimberley’s Exquisite Jewelry in Des Moines!

Kimberley Beasley, proprietor of Kimberley’s Exquisite Jewelry in Des Moines and friend of the Blog, would like to remind our readers of her Retirement Sale, going on now through Dec. 24. Kimberley’s... [Read more]

Des Moines/Normandy Park Rotary donates $15,000 to Highline Music4Life

Des Moines/Normandy Park Rotary donates $15,000 to Highline Music4Life

David Endicott, CEO of Music4Life, accepts an oversized check for $15,000 from Des Moines/Normandy Park Rotarians Dan Johnson and Carri Litowitz. On Wednesday Nov. 16, 2016, the Rotary Club of Des Moines... [Read more]

Port of Seattle releases letter regarding Flight Corridor Safety Program

Port of Seattle releases letter regarding Flight Corridor Safety Program

The Port of Seattle on Friday (Nov. 18) released a letter to the community, regarding its proposed Flight Corridor Safety Program, which is intended to remove thousands of trees at and around Sea-Tac... [Read more]

Photos with Santa at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Dec. 3

Photos with Santa at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Dec. 3

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest is inviting all (including even you naughty ones) to come get photos taken with SANTA during Burien’s Winterfest event on Saturday,... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Pretending.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Pretending.

by Dave Markwell I walked into my house and sensed disaster…again. Opening the front door, I was met with shredded napkins and a trail of rice leading up the stairs. At the top of the stairs, my old... [Read more]

Des Moines Creek Walk will be this Sunday, Nov. 20

Des Moines Creek Walk will be this Sunday, Nov. 20

A Des Moines Creek Walk will be held this Sunday, Nov. 20, starting at 11 a.m. We will meet at the Des Moines Marina near the fishing pier and restrooms, rain or shine, dogs are welcome on a leash. This... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Des Moines Police seeking help finding mail theft suspect

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Des Moines Police seeking help finding mail theft suspect

The Des Moines Police Department is seeking the community’s help identifying this suspected mail thief: http://waterlandblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/16-10855-1.mp4 On Nov. 9, 2016 at 10:42... [Read more]

See ‘Flow Motion’ exercise mats during Viking Night at Mt. Rainier Pool Nov. 18

See ‘Flow Motion’ exercise mats during Viking Night at Mt. Rainier Pool Nov. 18

This Friday and next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday will offer exercise enthusiasts an opportunity to explore the brand new Flow Motion exercise mats at Mount Rainier Pool. Normandy Park’s own Christen... [Read more]

Highline Christian Church’s Outdoor Living Nativity will be Dec. 9 & 10

Highline Christian Church’s Outdoor Living Nativity will be Dec. 9 & 10

Highline Christian Church’s annual Outdoor Living Nativity will be performed on Dec. 9 and 10. This is a 20-minute narrated show featuring live actors and live animals. Performances will be: Friday,... [Read more]

JACK MAYNE: Interim City Managers are proving they can actually get things done

JACK MAYNE: Interim City Managers are proving they can actually get things done

Commentary by Senior Writer Jack Mayne (click “Play” button to hear audio version:) http://www.b-townblog.com/wp-content/images/JackMayneInterimCM.mp3 The terms interim or acting city manager have... [Read more]

PODCAST: Businesses shot at; Jack Mayne on interim city managers & more

PODCAST: Businesses shot at; Jack Mayne on interim city managers & more

Here’s episode #76 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Des Moines Police Department holding Toy Drive to benefit HCSATS

Des Moines Police Department holding Toy Drive to benefit HCSATS

The Des Moines Police Department is again sponsoring a Toy Drive to benefit the Harborview Center for Sexual Assault & Traumatic Stress (HCSATS). Among the many other things they do, HCSATS provides... [Read more]

Wear your Pajamas to the annual Des Moines Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 2!

Wear your Pajamas to the annual Des Moines Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 2!

All are encouraged to wear Pajamas to the annual Des Moines Tree Lighting – to be held Friday, Dec. 2, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Big Catch Plaza. This is a FREE event for all, and will be fun for the whole... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: New 5-BD in North Hill of Des Moines!

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: New 5-BD in North Hill of Des Moines!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate’s Open House – set for both this SATURDAY and SUNDAY – is new, modern style, 5-bedroom home in the desirable North... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD VETERAN’S DAY: Empty Plate.

FEEL GOOD VETERAN’S DAY: Empty Plate.

by Dave Markwell A couple of years ago, after an evening out, my wife and I headed to Denny’s for the obligatory late-night gut-bombing. Per normal procedure, my wife drove as I was, once again, over-served... [Read more]