Tagged with 'Money'

New study shows Highline College added $631.5 million to local economy

New study shows Highline College added $631.5 million to local economy

A new study found Highline College alumni and operations added $631.5 million to the King County economy during the 2014–15 fiscal year, the school announced Wednesday, Feb. 22: The added income translated... [Read more]

4Culture offering grant money for creative projects; deadlines are March 1 & 8

4Culture offering grant money for creative projects; deadlines are March 1 & 8

The Three Yells present Giselle Deconstruct. Photo by Tim Summers. 4Culture – King County’s cultural funding agency – is currently offering grants to support projects for individuals and groups... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces $166,000 in scholarships for 2017

Highline Schools Foundation announces $166,000 in scholarships for 2017

In 2017, Highline Schools Foundation announced that it will award $166,000 in scholarships to students enrolled in Highline Public Schools. The deadline to apply is March 17, 2017. The Highline Schools... [Read more]

Deadline for South King County Small Grant Applications extended

Deadline for South King County Small Grant Applications extended

The deadline for a small grant application for minor capital improvements or programs to encourage bicycling, walking, or transit use in South King County has been extended to Jan. 31, 2017.  Eligible... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools takes first step toward new schools & safety upgrades

Highline Public Schools takes first step toward new schools & safety upgrades

Highline voters approved the sale of $299 million in school construction bonds last November, and on Wednesday, Jan. 11, the first set of bonds was sold. The bond was passed with a 67% majority Nov. 8... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $100,000 to teachers and staff

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $100,000 to teachers and staff

On Wednesday, Dec. 14, the Highline Schools Foundation announced they awarded $100,865 through Excel Grants, along with $10,000 through the annual Impact Grant to teachers and staff in support of Highline... [Read more]

Applications for South King County Small Grants now being accepted

Applications for South King County Small Grants now being accepted

Small grant applications are now being accepted, to be submitted on or before Jan. 20, for small capital projects that encourage active transportation (bicycling or walking) or transit use to contribute... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools gets $30K grant to improve grad rate at Mt. Rainier High

Highline Public Schools gets $30K grant to improve grad rate at Mt. Rainier High

Highline Public Schools is one of two Washington state school districts awarded $30,000 grants to support increasing graduation rates, the district announced Tuesday, Nov. 29. The grant will launch a... [Read more]

Capital Facilities Advisory Committee recommends Bond to build new schools

Capital Facilities Advisory Committee recommends Bond to build new schools

Thirty-nine Highline parents, students, and community members spent the last 10 months studying and deliberating about the need to improve or replace schools in Highline, and this week they recommended... [Read more]

FREE Financial Aid event to be held at Highline College on Saturday, Jan. 30

FREE Financial Aid event to be held at Highline College on Saturday, Jan. 30

College Bound in the Fall? Now is the time for college-bound students—including qualifying immigrants—to apply for financial aid, and a FREE event will be held on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Highline... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘More Police Officers vs new schools and the money for neither…’

LETTER: ‘More Police Officers vs new schools and the money for neither…’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, posted exactly as written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland Blog nor its staff:] More Police Officers... [Read more]

Des Moines in danger of being insolvent; city says lost state money causing pain

Des Moines in danger of being insolvent; city says lost state money causing pain

by Jack Mayne The nexus of the recent recession and the Washington State Legislature’s redirection of financial supports that cities used to use to balance their budgets has resulted in the City of Des... [Read more]

Share your thoughts about Marina/Beach Park improvements at 2 meetings

Share your thoughts about Marina/Beach Park improvements at 2 meetings

Have you ever wondered how the City of Des Moines is able to make improvements to the Marina and Beach Park facilities and provide services for public use in a tough economic environment? “For the... [Read more]

LETTER: Reader wonders how much money city council candidates spend

LETTER: Reader wonders how much money city council candidates spend

[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:] Dear Editor: Update on our Election... [Read more]

Learn ‘Estate Planning & Investing After the Fiscal Cliff’ at Cox Financial Jan. 31

Learn ‘Estate Planning & Investing After the Fiscal Cliff’ at Cox Financial Jan. 31

Advertiser Cox Financial will be presenting a free seminar on ‘Estate Planning & Investing After the Fiscal Cliff’ at their Burien office on Thursday, Jan. 31 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. “Check... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Now Accepting Excel Grant Applications

Highline Schools Foundation Now Accepting Excel Grant Applications

Tonni Best, Math Coach at Chinook Middle School, received $203 from the Foundation to purchase chess boards, dice, and decks of cards to help students with overall number sense, logical thinking and problem-solving... [Read more]

Market Tokens are as Good as Cash at the Des Moines Farmers Market

Market Tokens are as Good as Cash at the Des Moines Farmers Market

People often ask, after seeing the “Market Tokens Available Here” signs around the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market grounds: What are they and how do I get them? If you’ve ever found yourself... [Read more]

WIC Program Continues Saturday at the Des Moines Farmers Market

WIC Program Continues Saturday at the Des Moines Farmers Market

The Des Moines Farmers Market is pleased to announce that the WIC program will have a representative at the market every Saturday in July. You might have seen this sign displayed at various vendors and... [Read more]