Tagged with 'Des Moines'

Two local students receive scholarships from Coast Guard Foundation

Two local students receive scholarships from Coast Guard Foundation

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced Wednesday, Sept. 12 that it has awarded a record-breaking... [Read more]

VIDEO: Resident gives comments at Port of Seattle SAMP Scoping meeting

VIDEO: Resident gives comments at Port of Seattle SAMP Scoping meeting

Des Moines resident and lawyer/filmmaker/activist Steve Edmiston attended the Port of Seattle SAMP Scoping Project meeting at Highline College on Monday night, Sept. 10. Edmiston is filming a documentary... [Read more]

County Council will likely cut funding for local tourism, give $135M to Safeco Field

County Council will likely cut funding for local tourism, give $135M to Safeco Field

By Scott Schaefer On Monday, Sept. 17, the King County Council will likely vote to cut funding for tourism in the south end, yet allocate $135 million in taxpayer money to subsidize the upkeep of Safeco... [Read more]

Port of Seattle’s public meeting on SAMP will be at Highline College Mon., Sept. 10

Port of Seattle’s public meeting on SAMP will be at Highline College Mon., Sept. 10

The Port of Seattle will be holding a Public Meeting on its ‘Sustainable Airport Master Plan’ (SAMP) at Highline College on Monday, Sept. 10, and all residents who have concerns about increased... [Read more]

City request for Town Hall style Question & Answer sessions refused by Port

City request for Town Hall style Question & Answer sessions refused by Port

The Waterland Blog has learned that – despite requests – the Port of Seattle has refused to allow any public town hall style question and answer sessions at the upcoming Sustainable Airport Master... [Read more]

Des Moines City Council sets hearing to change zoning of Landmark on Sound

Des Moines City Council sets hearing to change zoning of Landmark on Sound

By Jack Mayne The Des Moines City Council in a study session Thursday night set the public hearing for Sept. 27 to consider reclassifying the Landmark on the Sound from residential Multifamily to an Institutional... [Read more]

It’s ‘Kids Day’ at Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

It’s ‘Kids Day’ at Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is celebrating Back to School with Kid’s Day at the Market this Saturday, Sept. 8. You can still get your produce, flowers, crafts, wine, smoked cheese and... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: New Tukwila, Des Moines Rambler, Federal Way, New Burien, Newport Hills, Maple Valley

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: New Tukwila, Des Moines Rambler, Federal Way, New Burien, Newport Hills, Maple Valley

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding six great Open Houses this weekend! The first one is a captivating, immaculate new 5-bedroom home in Tukwila: This... [Read more]

Des Moines Police Department’s ‘Basic Citizens Academy’ starts Tues., Oct. 16

Des Moines Police Department’s ‘Basic Citizens Academy’ starts Tues., Oct. 16

The Des Moines Police Department ‘Basic Citizens Academy’ – which starts Tuesday, Oct. 16 – provides an opportunity for citizens to get up close and personal with the resources and tools... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier Football holding first-ever Mattress Fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 13

Mt. Rainier Football holding first-ever Mattress Fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 13

Come get a better night’s sleep AND support the Mount Rainier Football Boosters with their first-eve Mattress Sale fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. They’ll have quality... [Read more]

REMINDER: Port’s SAMP meeting will be at Highline College Monday, Sept. 10

REMINDER: Port’s SAMP meeting will be at Highline College Monday, Sept. 10

REMINDER: The Port of Seattle will be holding a Public Meeting on its ‘Sustainable Airport Master Plan’ (SAMP) at Highline College this coming MONDAY, SEPT. 10, and all area residents who... [Read more]

Bicyclist struck by hit & run driver in Des Moines Tuesday morning

Bicyclist struck by hit & run driver in Des Moines Tuesday morning

Des Moines Police say that a 53-year old male bicyclist was struck by a hit & run driver on Tuesday morning, Sept. 4. The victim was traveling on the shoulder of Kent-Des Moines Road near 10th Ave... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority: Working to bring Visitors to Southwest King County

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority: Working to bring Visitors to Southwest King County

The Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority is the destination marketing organization for Southwest King County. The region referred to as “Seattle Southside” is comprised of the cities of SeaTac,... [Read more]

Festive English Fête returns Saturday, Sept. 8

Festive English Fête returns Saturday, Sept. 8

The festive English Fête returns Saturday, Sept. 8, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton. Festive village fêtes are fairs, a perennial tradition in the UK, complete with... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Tukwila, Burien, Des Moines, Renton, Bellevue

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Tukwila, Burien, Des Moines, Renton, Bellevue

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding six great Open Houses this 3-day holiday weekend! The first one is a captivating, immaculate new 5-bedroom home... [Read more]

Construction work in Des Moines has been slowed down due to labor strike

Construction work in Des Moines has been slowed down due to labor strike

Construction work on South 223rd Street has significantly slowed down due to a labor strike that began on Tuesday Aug., 21, 2018. Here’s more info sent out by the city Thursday, Aug. 30: The International... [Read more]

Rape attempted near top of Des Moines Beach Park Trail Thursday morning

Rape attempted near top of Des Moines Beach Park Trail Thursday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a rape was attempted near the start of the Des Moines Beach Park Trail on Thursday morning, Aug. 30. Police say the assault took place near the... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Des Moines Farmers Market on Sat., Sept. 29

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Des Moines Farmers Market on Sat., Sept. 29

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive that will be held at the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. “When you give blood, it is 100% guaranteed that... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools will raise Educator salaries by 13% for 2018-19

Highline Public Schools will raise Educator salaries by 13% for 2018-19

Under a tentative agreement reached with the Highline Education Association this week, Highline Public Schools will raise Educator salaries by 13 percent for the 2018-19 school year, the district announced. In... [Read more]

Next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be Wednesday, Sept. 12 at Wesley Homes

Next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be Wednesday, Sept. 12 at Wesley Homes

The next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be Wednesday, Sept. 12 at Wesley Homes. This free, public and open event will run from 9 – 10 a.m. “Please join us at Wesley Homes – Terrace... [Read more]