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Des Moines Legacy Foundation: Every kid deserves the chance to play outdoors!

Des Moines Legacy Foundation: Every kid deserves the chance to play outdoors!

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation has mounted a fundraising drive to replace all of the worn-out and aging playground equipment across the city’s parks system, plus add equipment at both the Beach... [Read more]

Picnic Shelter dedication, BBQ, Kids & Music in the Park Wed. at Beach Park

Picnic Shelter dedication, BBQ, Kids & Music in the Park Wed. at Beach Park

This Wednesday, July 12 will be a big day in Des Moines, with four big events at Beach Park: 4:30 p.m.: BEACH PARK HISTORIC DISTRICT PICNIC SHELTER DEDICATION Help the City celebrate the reopening of the... [Read more]

Paid Marina parking start went well; Police Chief says 4th of July ‘trying time’

Paid Marina parking start went well; Police Chief says 4th of July ‘trying time’

By Jack Mayne The first day of paid parking at the Des Moines Marina went well, with about 1,200 tickets sold Thursday (July 6), but that number does not include marina tenants or those who have a... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open House: Stunning 5-BD Craftsman with Views in West Seattle

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open House: Stunning 5-BD Craftsman with Views in West Seattle

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding an Open House all weekend, including Friday, July 7, Saturday, July 8, and Sunday, July 9: This week’s... [Read more]

Port of Seattle holding emergency exercise at Sea-Tac Airport on Wed., July 12

Port of Seattle holding emergency exercise at Sea-Tac Airport on Wed., July 12

If you see or hear what appears to be an emergency at Sea-Tac Airport on Wednesday, July 12, don’t worry – it’s merely a full-scale exercise simulating an aircraft accident. These emergency... [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  was busy last Saturday at the start of the 4th of July weekend. Paid parking is to start July 6, so remember that we will validate 2 hours free parking for both…

Policy Positions for Anthony Martinelli, Des Moines City Council Candidate

Policy Positions for Anthony Martinelli, Des Moines City Council Candidate

The following is a paid political advertisement: Policy Positions for Anthony Martinelli, Des Moines City Council Candidate In April, longtime Des Moines resident Anthony Martinelli announced his campaign... [Read more]

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

We first posted this video on July 4, 2010, but we love it so much we thought it was worth a rerun on this national holiday: Out of the red, white and blue, it occurred to us that our third President,... [Read more]

New Travel Ban doesn’t result in much protest at Sea-Tac Airport

New Travel Ban doesn’t result in much protest at Sea-Tac Airport

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School On Friday night (June 30), the “new” U.S. travel ban went into place, affecting airports across America, including Sea-Tac Airport. The ban, which... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fireworks are still illegal in Des Moines, with a possible fine of $513

REMINDER: Fireworks are still illegal in Des Moines, with a possible fine of $513

The Des Moines Police Department would like to remind everyone – as outlined in the City of Des Moines Municipal Code below – that the possession and use of “Fireworks” within the City limits of... [Read more]

Port of Seattle vows to meet Paris Agreement climate goals

Port of Seattle vows to meet Paris Agreement climate goals

The Port of Seattle on Tuesday (June 27) announced that it has joined the national coalition ‘We Are Still In,’ an alliance of governments, colleges, and businesses committed to meeting the... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Mayors’ Luncheon

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Mayors’ Luncheon

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its annual Mayors’ Luncheon at Cedarbrook Lodge in SeaTac on Friday, June 9, and below are videos and photos from the event. On hand at this annual... [Read more]

Business Recycling Collection Event will be Thursday, June 29 at John Knox

Business Recycling Collection Event will be Thursday, June 29 at John Knox

A Business Recycling Collection Event will be held on Thursday, June 29 at John Knox Presbyterian Church in Normandy Park: WHAT: Business Recycling Collection Event WHEN: Thursday, June 29, 2017, 11 am... [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

It was nice to see the berries and other fruits finally arriving at the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market  last Saturday – especially my favorite, Rainier Cherries. Again this weekend there will... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open House: 3-BD Burien Home on enormous corner lot!

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open House: 3-BD Burien Home on enormous corner lot!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding one Open House this weekend, on both Saturday, June 24, and Sunday, June 25. Open for review is this 3-bedroom... [Read more]

Destination Des Moines ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines’ will be Tuesday, July 4

Destination Des Moines ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines’ will be Tuesday, July 4

Destination Des Moines and sponsors are returning with the BEST 4th of July community celebration, which will start at Noon and end with fireworks a 10:15 p.m.: We work all year to raise money and plan... [Read more]

Pac Highway Chargers football team seeking players, coaches & more

Pac Highway Chargers football team seeking players, coaches & more

The Pac Highway Chargers are a youth football team out of Des Moines – ages 6 to 14 years old – and they are looking for players, coaches, volunteers and donations. Fees are $150 for new football... [Read more]

Mount Rainier Pool looking to grow its own ‘pool’ of new lifeguards

Mount Rainier Pool looking to grow its own ‘pool’ of new lifeguards

Mount Rainier Pool’s junior lifeguard cadets recently visited the Des Moines station of South King Fire & Rescue to learn first-hand what happens when a lifeguard has to call 911 and triggers... [Read more]

Port of Seattle offering grants to airport communities for planting trees

Port of Seattle offering grants to airport communities for planting trees

The Port of Seattle announced that it will be offering environmental grants to airport communities: Organizations encouraged to submit applications for ecology projects WHAT: New $1 million program to... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: 5-BD in Normandy Park & 4-BD Des Moines View!

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: 5-BD in Normandy Park & 4-BD Des Moines View!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this weekend: The first Open House is in Normandy Park, and will be held this Friday, June... [Read more]