Tagged with 'Des Moines'

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Lost Things

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Lost Things

By Dave Markwell Once a year, I dig through my closet to find my wig. Over time, the staple element of my perennial “guy-in-a-wig” Halloween costume has become a little knappy. Originally, it was... [Read more]

Farmers Market successes and state legislative priorities discussed by Council

Farmers Market successes and state legislative priorities discussed by Council

By Jack Mayne The Des Moines Farmers Market said the market now is “one of the best things going on in the city during the summer,” and new President Kim Richmond offered all involved thanks for “the... [Read more]

Seattle Southside RTA: How to keep your visiting guests entertained 

Seattle Southside RTA: How to keep your visiting guests entertained 

From Advertiser Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority: Keep Your Visiting Guests Entertained If you’ve got friends and family coming to visit during the fall or winter, you’ll need to come... [Read more]

UPDATE: Mount Rainier Pool continues to be closed for renovations

UPDATE: Mount Rainier Pool continues to be closed for renovations

UPDATE: Due to continued repair issues, the Mount Rainier Pool continues to be closed for renovations. As we previously reported, the pool’s closure project was originally to replace the pool shell,... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: New Burien, Normandy Park, Rainier Ridge, Des Moines, SeaTac, Star Lake & more

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: New Burien, Normandy Park, Rainier Ridge, Des Moines, SeaTac, Star Lake & more

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding 15 great Open Houses this weekend! The first Open House is a contemporary style new home in Burien’s Blakley... [Read more]

Help keep local school kids warm this winter – Coat Drive deadline is Nov. 15

Help keep local school kids warm this winter – Coat Drive deadline is Nov. 15

With the community’s help last year, the Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park collected nearly 500 coats that were donated to local schools. This year, the Coats for Kids drive hopes to break... [Read more]

JOBS: Wesley Homes holding Job Fair this Saturday, Nov. 3

JOBS: Wesley Homes holding Job Fair this Saturday, Nov. 3

Advertiser Wesley Homes will be holding a Job Fair this Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at their Des Moines campus: At Wesley, we affirm the worth of all those we serve and those who provide... [Read more]

REMINDER: Dia de los Muertos is FRIDAY at the Burien Community Center

REMINDER: Dia de los Muertos is FRIDAY at the Burien Community Center

REMINDER: Burien’s fantástico, annual Day of the Dead Celebration – Dia de los Muertos – will be held this FRIDAY, Nov 2, 2018, from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. “Ven... [Read more]

Police seeking help finding suspect wanted for Sunday’s fatal shooting

Police seeking help finding suspect wanted for Sunday’s fatal shooting

On Sunday, Oct. 28 at about 9:14 p.m., the Des Moines Police Department received a 911 call from a citizen at the shopping complex located at 27061 Pacific Highway South, who had found a dead body. The... [Read more]

Rep. Adam Smith recognized by district for school noise mitigation funding

Rep. Adam Smith recognized by district for school noise mitigation funding

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, Highline Public Schools and Port of Seattle officials recognized U.S. Representative Adam Smith for his successful effort to pass federal legislation preserving noise mitigation funding... [Read more]

Use SR 518? WSDOT wants to hear from you!

Use SR 518? WSDOT wants to hear from you!

State Route 518 is more than just a highway. As the main route to one of the busiest airports in the country, it connects Western Washington to the world. Locally, it’s a key pipeline for commuters and... [Read more]

Tickets are going fast for the 2018 Bayside Brunch, coming this Sunday!

Tickets are going fast for the 2018 Bayside Brunch, coming this Sunday!

Tickets are going fast for the 2018 Bayside Brunch, coming this Sunday, Nov. 4. Join us for Anthony’s Homeport’s fantastic brunch, plus auctions and raffles to raise money to support Des Moines’... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘A Tale of Two (Negative) Ads’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘A Tale of Two (Negative) Ads’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland Blog nor its staff:] “A TALE OF TWO (NEGATIVE) ADS” Full... [Read more]

Woman rescued after driving car into Puget Sound at Redondo Boat Launch

Woman rescued after driving car into Puget Sound at Redondo Boat Launch

South King Fire & Rescue – along with several other agencies – had a busy night Sunday, Oct. 28, when they rescued a 30-year old woman from a car that had been driven into Puget Sound at the Redondo... [Read more]

Ribbon Cutting for new Quarterdeck in Des Moines Marina is this Saturday

Ribbon Cutting for new Quarterdeck in Des Moines Marina is this Saturday

A Ribbon Cutting ceremony for the new Quarterdeck cafe/bar at the Des Moines Marina will be held at 10 a.m. this Saturday, Oct. 27. “Get there early and grab a cup of coffee before the ribbon cutting... [Read more]

Woodmont Union seeks to re-open 1933 local socialite death investigation

Woodmont Union seeks to re-open 1933 local socialite death investigation

The Woodmont Union of the Unexplained and Unresolved (“WUUU”) held its annual meeting last weekend and took up the tragic story of Mary Lydia Fitzgerald, a Tacoma socialite whose body was discovered... [Read more]