Tagged with 'Money'

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]

Des Moines Farmers Market Continuing EBT Program for 2012

Des Moines Farmers Market Continuing EBT Program for 2012

Last year, the Des Moines Farmers Market was one of the leaders in establishing the EBT (Food Stamps) program for farmers market shoppers in the state of Washington, and was one of 150 markets across the... [Read more]

‘It’s Quite a Crisis’ – The City of Normandy Park is Rapidly Going Broke

‘It’s Quite a Crisis’ – The City of Normandy Park is Rapidly Going Broke

"A structural problem" – Normandy Park City Manager Doug Schulze. by Ralph Nichols Normandy Park, one of King County’s smallest suburban cities, is rapidly going broke. City Manager Doug... [Read more]

Taxpayers Save $5.4 Million As Highline Public Schools Refinances Bonds

Taxpayers Save $5.4 Million As Highline Public Schools Refinances Bonds

Highline Public Schools announced Thursday (Jan. 12) that they refinanced another portion of school construction bonds this week, saving local property owners $1.7 million in taxes. This is the second... [Read more]