Tagged with 'Health'

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Des Moines Farmers Market this Saturday

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Des Moines Farmers Market this Saturday

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive at the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market this Saturday, June 29: ALL TYPES URGENTLY NEEDED! PLEASE DONATE SATURDAY! Our daily mission and responsibility is to make... [Read more]

Saturday will mark the one-year anniversary of Des Moines ‘Parkrun’

Saturday will mark the one-year anniversary of Des Moines ‘Parkrun’

This Saturday (June 8) will mark the one-year anniversary of Des Moines weekly ‘Parkrun.’ The Des Moines Legacy Foundation contributed $5,000 to launch this effort to provide both a healthful... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber will offer group health insurance plan for members

Seattle Southside Chamber will offer group health insurance plan for members

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce this week announced that it will offer innovative health insurance plans to its members. The Chamber has partnered with Lifestyle Health Plans and Seattle Benefits... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Dana K’s, Madi’s still closed due to lack of action by building owner

FOLLOWUP: Dana K’s, Madi’s still closed due to lack of action by building owner

As we first reported March 11, two restaurants in a building located at 22341 Marine View Drive South – Madi’s and Dana K’s Kafe – remain closed over 50 days later due to water damage... [Read more]

Des Moines building with two restaurants closed due to serious health hazards

Des Moines building with two restaurants closed due to serious health hazards

By Scott Schaefer Due to conditions “that constitute an immediate threat to human life, health, or safety,” the City of Des Moines has temporarily closed – or “yellow tagged”... [Read more]

Redondo Waterland Walk will be this Sunday, Feb. 24

Redondo Waterland Walk will be this Sunday, Feb. 24

From our friends at WABI Burien: The next walk of the Des Moines Waterland Walkers is this Sunday, Feb. 24, a week later than normal. (The walk didn’t happen on the usual third Sunday of the month because... [Read more]

Legacy Foundation awards $2,000 to Medical Teams International Dental Van

Legacy Foundation awards $2,000 to Medical Teams International Dental Van

Continuing into their third decade of helping to make Des Moines a better community through parks, recreation and senior services, the Des Moines Legacy Foundation will be awarding $2,000 to the Grace... [Read more]

Explore Saltwater State Park with the Waterland Walkers this Sunday, Oct. 21

Explore Saltwater State Park with the Waterland Walkers this Sunday, Oct. 21

From our friends at WABI Burien: This month’s Des Moines Waterland Walk will be at Saltwater State Park this Sunday, Oct. 21, starting at 11 a.m.: WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 at 11:00 am WHERE:... [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]

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]

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]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Des Moines Farmers Market Aug. 18

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Des Moines Farmers Market Aug. 18

SUMMER DONORS ARE URGENTLY NEEDED!!! Due to summer vacations and schools being out, donations have been drastically impacted. We need YOUR help! Please help fill one of the available appointment times,... [Read more]

Alzheimer’s Association offers Caregiver Support Group at Wesley Homes

Alzheimer’s Association offers Caregiver Support Group at Wesley Homes

Caring for someone with memory loss? Do you need information and support? The Alzheimer’s Association family caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share... [Read more]

Make your health last as long as your life at Wesley Homes on Thurs., April 5

Make your health last as long as your life at Wesley Homes on Thurs., April 5

How can you live a healthy lifestyle in the real world? Joe Piscatella is one of the nation’s foremost experts on the practical science of healthy living. He recently celebrated the 40th anniversary... [Read more]

Please keep our Columnist Cassidy Huff in your thoughts!

Please keep our Columnist Cassidy Huff in your thoughts!

South King Media Blogger (and Mt. Rainier High School student) Cassidy Huff will be undergoing her 42nd surgery this Wednesday, and we’re asking all our Readers to please send her prayers and healing... [Read more]

Area beaches closed to shellfish harvesting due to Paralytic Shellfish Poison

Area beaches closed to shellfish harvesting due to Paralytic Shellfish Poison

Paralytic Shellfish Poison (PSP) has been detected at unsafe levels in shellfish on Vashon Island and at the Des Moines Marina, and as a result, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has closed... [Read more]