Tagged with 'Des Moines'

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Economic Forecast – Stronger Together</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Economic Forecast – Stronger Together

Economic Forecast – Stronger Together By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce John F. Kennedy once said, “A rising tide lifts all boats”. But, did you know that Kennedy... [Read more]

Week of free events on Martin Luther King Jr. begins Jan. 16 at Highline College

Week of free events on Martin Luther King Jr. begins Jan. 16 at Highline College

The public is invited to free events between Jan. 16–19, 2018, as Highline College hosts its 23rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week celebration. United by the theme “50 Years Later: Dreams vs. Reality,”... [Read more]

Community Police Academy starts March 14; here’s how to sign up

Community Police Academy starts March 14; here’s how to sign up

Together with SeaTac and Burien Police Services, the Community Police Academy program was designed to increase the understanding between citizens and their Police Departments through public education. This... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD NEW YEAR: Still can…

FEEL GOOD NEW YEAR: Still can…

By Dave Markwell A few weeks ago, I was at my old buddy, Scott’s, house catching up a bit following the memorial service for his dad. It was one of those simple, beautiful moments of life and friendship... [Read more]

Deadline to submit comments to FAA Aircraft Noise Complaint System is Jan. 2

Deadline to submit comments to FAA Aircraft Noise Complaint System is Jan. 2

The deadline to submit comments to the FAA Aircraft Noise Complaint and Inquiry System is Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Numerous residents have expressed concern over the recent increase in airplane noise from... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Brand New Westview Estate Homes

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Brand New Westview Estate Homes

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this Saturday. These two are both newly constructed, two-story, 5-bedroom homes on the large,... [Read more]

City looking to fill two openings on Senior Services Advisory Committee

City looking to fill two openings on Senior Services Advisory Committee

The City of Des Moines has two openings on its Senior Services Advisory Committee. The purpose of the senior services advisory committee is to advise the city council on policy and budgetary subjects... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Brand New Westview Estate Homes

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Brand New Westview Estate Homes

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this Saturday. These two are both newly constructed, two-story, 5-bedroom homes on the large,... [Read more]

Jack Kniskern – the man who helped design Des Moines – has passed at 91

Jack Kniskern – the man who helped design Des Moines – has passed at 91

Sadly, longtime Des Moines resident and local icon Jack Kniskern passed away at the age of 91 on Dec. 21. A memorial is planned for Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Des Moines United Methodist Church. Jack... [Read more]

DAL Law Firm: Life After Bankruptcy

DAL Law Firm: Life After Bankruptcy

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Designed by Freepik Life After Bankruptcy After people have filed for bankruptcy, they many times will have questions about their financial future after their bankruptcy is... [Read more]

Christmas Eve worship will be Sunday at Des Moines United Methodist Church

Christmas Eve worship will be Sunday at Des Moines United Methodist Church

Christmas Eve worship will be this Sunday, Dec. 24, at Des Moines United Methodist Church: 9:30 a.m.: Regular morning worship. 7:00 p.m.: Harvest Band choir, Candlelight. 11:00 p.m.: Bell & Chancel... [Read more]

Train derailment results in urgent plea for Blood Donors – here’s how to help

Train derailment results in urgent plea for Blood Donors – here’s how to help

Bloodworks Northwest issued an urgent appeal for donors on Monday (Dec. 18), following the derailment of an Amtrak passenger train between Tacoma and Olympia that is making major demands on the community... [Read more]

The clock is ticking at TL Sea Diving’s ‘Scuba Christmas Sale’!

The clock is ticking at TL Sea Diving’s ‘Scuba Christmas Sale’!

TL Sea Diving’ last “Special of the week” before Chistmas! Delight the diver (or introduce someone to this great sport) on your Holiday list with a great deal on BCDs, regulators and... [Read more]

South King Media to expand into Kent with acquisition of iLoveKent.net

South King Media to expand into Kent with acquisition of iLoveKent.net

This week iLoveKent.net and South King Media, owner of six local blogs – including The B-Town and Waterland Blogs – celebrated their 10-year anniversaries with a big announcement.  Effective January... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Seahurst Craftsman, Burien Charmer, Brand New Homes, Normandy Park Waterfront

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Seahurst Craftsman, Burien Charmer, Brand New Homes, Normandy Park Waterfront

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding FIVE Open Houses this weekend, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday! The first home is a totally renovated Craftsman... [Read more]

COMMENTARY: South King Media would not exist if not for Michael Brunk

COMMENTARY: South King Media would not exist if not for Michael Brunk

Michael Brunk By Scott Schaefer Founder/Publisher Michael Brunk is one of the most impressive, creative and talented media professionals I have ever had the pleasure of knowing and working with. As we... [Read more]

OBIT: Otto Wieland passed away tragically Nov. 21

OBIT: Otto Wieland passed away tragically Nov. 21

Otto Konrad Wieland, 86, died tragically on Nov. 21, 2017 after apparently jumping from the Des Moines fishing pier (read our previous coverage here). Rescuers from the Coast Guard, South King Fire &... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $110,000 in grants to Teachers & Staff

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $110,000 in grants to Teachers & Staff

The Highline Schools Foundation announced Tuesday (Dec. 12) that they awarded $110,550 in grants to teachers and staff in support of Highline Public Schools this December. These funds will support activities... [Read more]

Thomas Escajeda of Des Moines wins $180,000 lottery prize

Thomas Escajeda of Des Moines wins $180,000 lottery prize

Des Moines resident Thomas Escajeda (pictured, left) had big news to share at Thanksgiving dinner this year – earlier that day, he discovered he’d won $180,000 playing the ‘Hit 5’ lottery... [Read more]

Stage 1 Burn Ban issued for King County

Stage 1 Burn Ban issued for King County

Due to sustained stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency issued a Stage 1 burn ban for King County, and is continuing a Stage 1 burn ban for Greater Pierce*... [Read more]