Tagged with 'Des Moines'

Wastemobile household hazardous waste collection will be April 19-21

Wastemobile household hazardous waste collection will be April 19-21

The Wastemobile roving household hazardous waste collection service continues its 2019 season with a collection event in the Kent-Des Moines area, April 19-21. The Wastemobile will be in the parking lot... [Read more]

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Fashion Show is April 18

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Fashion Show is April 18

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital will be presenting its annual fashion show on Thursday, April 18, at 11:30 a.m. at the Des Moines United Methodist Church. Ticket cost is a donation... [Read more]

Unanimous approval of raise for City Manager sparks online opposition

Unanimous approval of raise for City Manager sparks online opposition

By Jack Mayne Lots of citizen complaints filled social media on Friday (April 5), following the Des Moines City Council increasing City Manager Michale Matthias’ annual salary to $199,000 a year, plus... [Read more]

After 23 years, Patrice Thorell is leaving a lasting legacy for Des Moines

After 23 years, Patrice Thorell is leaving a lasting legacy for Des Moines

Patrice Thorell, right, helping local Artist George C. Scott with his new ‘Marinascope.’ By Scott Schaefer Patrice Thorell, who retired as the Director of Parks, Recreation and Senior Services... [Read more]

Rep. Adam Smith will keynote League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall April 25

Rep. Adam Smith will keynote League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall April 25

The League of Quiet Skies Voters has announced that Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), will keynote its April 25, 2019, Town Hall. This free, open event will run from 6 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 25 at the Highline... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Kent, West Seattle, Beacon Hill, Seattle, Renton

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Kent, West Seattle, Beacon Hill, Seattle, Renton

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding nine fine Open Houses this weekend! The first Open House is a brand new East Hill of Kent Uplands masterpiece: High-quality,... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Reaching for the Stars</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Reaching for the Stars

Reaching for the Stars By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce “Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon July 1969, A.D. We came in peace for all mankind.” These... [Read more]

Movie Night, Easter & more at Des Moines United Methodist this weekend

Movie Night, Easter & more at Des Moines United Methodist this weekend

Des Moines United Methodist Church is hosting three events this weekend: Community Movie night will be Friday, April 5 at 7 p.m. Kids Easter fun day will be Saturday, April 6 at 10 a.m. Local mission... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch Steve Edmiston’s finalé ‘<i>The Briefing #19: Fini</i>‘

VIDEO: Watch Steve Edmiston’s finalé ‘The Briefing #19: Fini

Local lawyer/filmmaker/activist Steve Edmiston released his finalé ‘The Briefing: Episode 19 – Fini,’ where he wraps up his ongoing documentary project that takes on the Port of Seattle,... [Read more]

Once in financial danger, City Council hears city trending in right direction

Once in financial danger, City Council hears city trending in right direction

By Jack Mayne A few years ago, Des Moines was on the brink of financial ruin with borrowing rates heading upward, but what a difference a few years makes. The City Council was told at its meeting Thursday... [Read more]

Success Foundation seeking applicants for Apollo Next Giant Leap Student program

Success Foundation seeking applicants for Apollo Next Giant Leap Student program

The Success Foundation – the charitable enterprise of the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce – announced that they will be sponsoring two teams for the NASA ANGLeS Challenge program as part of the... [Read more]

League of Quiet Skies Voters April 25 Town Hall will feature Airnoise.io creator

League of Quiet Skies Voters April 25 Town Hall will feature Airnoise.io creator

The League of Quiet Skies Voters announced that software developer Chris McCann – best known for his innovative Airnoise.io service that automatically reports users’ aircraft noise complaints –... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: West Seattle, Des Moines, Renton, Star Lake

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: West Seattle, Des Moines, Renton, Star Lake

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding eight Open Houses this weekend! The first Open House is a remarkable one-of-a-kind opportunity to live and own... [Read more]

One injured in house fire in Des Moines Thursday afternoon

One injured in house fire in Des Moines Thursday afternoon

South King Fire & Rescue says that one person was injured in a house fire at 20609 8th Ave S. in Des Moines (map below) Thursday afternoon, Mar. 28. Firefighters were met with heavy smoke and fire... [Read more]

Martinelli for City Council Policy Positions

Martinelli for City Council Policy Positions

From Advertiser Anthony Martinelli for City Council: Martinelli for City Council Policy Positions Recently longtime Des Moines resident Anthony Martinelli announced his candidacy for Des Moines City... [Read more]

UPDATE: Progress being made on renovation of historic Des Moines Theater

UPDATE: Progress being made on renovation of historic Des Moines Theater

At top, a rendering of what the renovated Des Moines Theater will look like when completed. Below, the theater circa 1948. If you’ve noticed construction work and busy workers around the historic... [Read more]