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Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District community meeting is Sept. 13

Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District community meeting is Sept. 13

The Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District is making progress on its Aquatics Feasibility Study, and will be holding its last public community meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 13, starting at 6:30 p.m.... [Read more]

South King Fire & Rescue will commemorate 9/11 on Monday, Sept. 11

South King Fire & Rescue will commemorate 9/11 on Monday, Sept. 11

South King Fire & Rescue will be commemorating the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedies with speakers and a ceremony on Monday, Sept. 11, starting at 1 p.m. in Federal Way at Fire Station 64... [Read more]

Dale Lindeke, local Piano Technician, achieves RPT designation

Dale Lindeke, local Piano Technician, achieves RPT designation

Local piano technician Dale Lindeke recently completed the requirements to earn the Registered Piano Technician designation. He becomes one of less than 2,500 people in the world who have completed a series... [Read more]

JOBS: Dishwasher/Line Cook & Server/ Bartender Positions at Westcity Kitchen

JOBS: Dishwasher/Line Cook & Server/ Bartender Positions at Westcity Kitchen

JOBS: Part-time Dishwasher/Line Cook & Server/Bartender Positions are available at Westcity Kitchen: Two positions immediately available at Westcity Kitchen in Admiral Junction: Part-time Dishwasher/Line... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Straight nails.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Straight nails.

by Dave Markwell I’m currently working on an interesting little deck project. This project has involved some demolition, re-framing, new decking, posts, and rails, etc. During the demo phase, I found... [Read more]

Phoenix airport noise case may provide roadmap for challenging FAA at Sea-Tac

Phoenix airport noise case may provide roadmap for challenging FAA at Sea-Tac

By Jack Mayne A federal appeals court decision released on Aug 29 threw out changes the Federal Aviation Administration made to its landing and takeoff routes over and involving Sky Harbor International... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Normandy Park & Vashon Island Waterfront Homes

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Normandy Park & Vashon Island Waterfront Homes

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this weekend, both of which happen to be amazing waterfront homes! The first home – open... [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]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is coming into the last month of this season and hopes that shoppers who have not yet visited will accept our offer of 2 hours FREE validated parking for the Saturday... [Read more]

Anthony Martinelli receives endorsements in bid for Des Moines City Council

Anthony Martinelli receives endorsements in bid for Des Moines City Council

The campaign to elect Anthony Martinelli to Des Moines City Council, Position 1 has garnered a wide-range of endorsements, including from labor groups, community leaders and current and former lawmakers... [Read more]

Presidential search process to begin at Highline College

Presidential search process to begin at Highline College

The Highline College Board of Trustees announced on Tuesday that they will hold a special meeting to consider alternatives for the presidential search process this Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. The meeting... [Read more]

Des Moines Theater Open House shows off plans for historic building

Des Moines Theater Open House shows off plans for historic building

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School The Des Moines Theater hosted an open house on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 26. It’s in the process of construction, with plans to add housing to the upper floors... [Read more]

JOBS: HMSHost Job Fair for Baristas, Cooks, Leads, Cashiers & Utilities Aug. 29

JOBS: HMSHost Job Fair for Baristas, Cooks, Leads, Cashiers & Utilities Aug. 29

HMSHost will be hosting a Hiring Event for Baristas, Cooks, Leads, Cashiers, and Utilities at Sea-Tac International Airport on Tuesday, Aug. 29: Multiple opportunities available! Interview with hiring... [Read more]

City of Des Moines honors ‘Spirit of Des Moines’ award winners Thursday night

City of Des Moines honors ‘Spirit of Des Moines’ award winners Thursday night

At Thursday night’s Council meeting, the City of Des Moines gave out their 2016 Spirit of Des Moines Awards to several notable locals: Lifetime Awards (posthumous): CARMEN SCOTT Carmen Scott was a long-time... [Read more]

Des Moines City Council unanimously rejects safe drug injection sites

Des Moines City Council unanimously rejects safe drug injection sites

By Jack Mayne The Council passed unanimously, 5 to 0 with two excused absences, a motion rejecting any possibility of a safe injection site in Des Moines at Thursday night’s meeting (Aug. 24). City... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Mod Georgetown 2-BD, Federal Way Bungalow & Normandy Park Waterfront

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Mod Georgetown 2-BD, Federal Way Bungalow & Normandy Park Waterfront

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding three Open Houses this weekend! The first home – open both Friday and Saturday – is a 2-bedroom, 2-bath... [Read more]

REMINDER: Last chance to save $5 off tix for Saturday’s Blues & Brews Fest!

REMINDER: Last chance to save $5 off tix for Saturday’s Blues & Brews Fest!

REMINDER: The 8th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will rock the waterfront from Noon – 8 p.m. at Des Moines Beach Park this Saturday, Aug. 26! And this is your last chance to save $5 off... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is still a good choice for you and your vistors and hopes that shoppers who are still staying away will accept our offer of 2 hours free validated parking for the... [Read more]

Des Moines joins with Forterra to buy property above Marina

Des Moines joins with Forterra to buy property above Marina

By Jack Mayne Des Moines city officials on Thursday signed an agreement with Forterra to purchase a little over a half acre property located above the Des Moines Marina, with the intention of expanding... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding ‘Blessing of the Pets’ this Sunday

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding ‘Blessing of the Pets’ this Sunday

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding its annual ‘Blessing of the Pets’ at its 9:30 a.m. Service this Sunday, Aug. 27. Owners with pets are asked to sit in front rows – left... [Read more]