Tagged with 'Des Moines'

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘It would be easier to site another airport in the state’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘It would be easier to site another airport in the state’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] The attached Scoping comments (download... [Read more]

Josh Gerstman chosen as Vice President for Highline College

Josh Gerstman chosen as Vice President for Highline College

Josh Gerstman has been named vice president at Highline College. He will oversee the college’s Institutional Advancement division. The division handles the college’s marketing, communications, alumni... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber: <i>It is a wonderful thing to have a good neighbor, but it is even a greater thing to be a good neighbor</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber: It is a wonderful thing to have a good neighbor, but it is even a greater thing to be a good neighbor

It is a wonderful thing to have a good neighbor, but it is even a greater thing to be a good neighbor. By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce It is a wonderful thing to... [Read more]

VIDEO: Edmiston to Port: ‘What Did You Know and When Did You Know It?’

VIDEO: Edmiston to Port: ‘What Did You Know and When Did You Know It?’

Here’s episode #10 of local activist/filmmaker Steve Edmiston’s ‘The Briefing’ project, where he takes on the Port of Seattle, one Public Comment at a time. Episode #10 is entitled... [Read more]

REMINDER: Zombie Fest Northwest is this SATURDAY, Sept. 15!

REMINDER: Zombie Fest Northwest is this SATURDAY, Sept. 15!

REMINDER: Hundreds of Zombies of all ages will gather for the 7th annual Zombie Fest Northwest, to celebrate the beginning of the haunting and holiday season this SATURDAY, Sept. 15, 2018! This FREE,... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s Arts Gala will be Friday, Sept. 21

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s Arts Gala will be Friday, Sept. 21

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s 4th Annual Arts Gala will be Friday, Sept. 21 at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium, starting at 6:30 p.m. Come support your local arts programs! Meet more... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Urban Oasis, North Hill, New Tukwila, New Burien, SeaTac Condo, Newport Hills

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Urban Oasis, North Hill, New Tukwila, New Burien, SeaTac Condo, Newport Hills

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding six great Open Houses this weekend! First up is a darling house that offers 3 bedrooms and 1 bath: Light, bright... [Read more]

Mmmmm…Weekend Breakfast satisfies at Madi’s Steakhouse in Des Moines

Mmmmm…Weekend Breakfast satisfies at Madi’s Steakhouse in Des Moines

Welcome new Advertiser Madi’s Steakhouse, located on the Marine View Drive strip in lovely downtown Des Moines. Tuesday through Saturday evenings, Madi’s is the home to a blissful Happy Hour and delicious... [Read more]

LETTER: Port of Seattle responds to our story on SAMP Public Commenting

LETTER: Port of Seattle responds to our story on SAMP Public Commenting

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by the Port of Seattle in response to our Sept. 8 story “City request for Town Hall style Question & Answer sessions refused... [Read more]

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]