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Highline Public Schools seeking feedback on school boundaries

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback on school boundaries

Tell Highline Public Schools what you think – take a short survey to let them know what you think of the proposed boundaries and feeder patterns, or attend one of their upcoming public... [Read more]

Nominations now open for Highline College’s next ‘Distinguished Alumnus’

Nominations now open for Highline College’s next ‘Distinguished Alumnus’

Nominations are now open for Highline College’s 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award, which honors former Highline students who have made notable achievements in their profession or community. The award’s... [Read more]

JOBS: Hyde Shuttle Drivers needed

JOBS: Hyde Shuttle Drivers needed

Give Lifts to Lift Spirits! Become a paid Hyde Shuttle driver: Provide transportation for seniors and people with disabilities Drive an agency passenger van Receive FREE training No Commercial Driver’s... [Read more]

Egg Hunt will be this Saturday at Des Moines Beach Park Event Center

Egg Hunt will be this Saturday at Des Moines Beach Park Event Center

An Easter Egg Hunt will be held this Saturday, March 31, from 9 –10 a.m. at the Des Moines Beach Park Event Center. Cost is $5 per child. Crafts Activities Prizes Candy Easter Bunny photos Des Moines... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Ribbon cut at Grand Opening of Adriana Senior Apartments

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Ribbon cut at Grand Opening of Adriana Senior Apartments

The grand opening of The Adriana Senior Apartments (an Advertiser), an affordable senior apartment building in Des Moines, was held on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Here’s a highlight video from the... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘March for Our Lives is a way to hold our elected officials accountable’

LETTER: ‘March for Our Lives is a way to hold our elected officials accountable’

[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:] Letter to the Editor: To the people... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Brand New SeaTac, Beacon Hill Views, 5-BD Green Oasis

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Brand New SeaTac, Beacon Hill Views, 5-BD Green Oasis

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding four Open Houses this weekend! The first home is a rare combination – an affordable and beautiful new 4-bedroom... [Read more]

Here’s what to expect at Saturday’s ‘March For Our Lives Seattle’ student protest

Here’s what to expect at Saturday’s ‘March For Our Lives Seattle’ student protest

EDITOR’S NOTE: Katalia Alexander is a student at Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines. By Katalia Alexander This Saturday, March 24, a coalition of students from throughout Washington State will... [Read more]

VIDEO: Local Activist Steve Edmiston’s third ‘Briefing’ to Port of Seattle

VIDEO: Local Activist Steve Edmiston’s third ‘Briefing’ to Port of Seattle

Des Moines resident Steve Edmiston last week provided the third two-minute public-comment segment of his ‘Briefing’ to the Port of Seattle Commissioners. Edmiston is responding to an FAA and... [Read more]

CALL TO ARTISTS: Get your Art in the Park for the 2018 Waterland Festival

CALL TO ARTISTS: Get your Art in the Park for the 2018 Waterland Festival

CALL TO ARTISTS: Get your ‘Art in the Park’ for the 2018 Waterland Festival: Application deadline: March 30, 2018 Apply now to exhibit at the newest summer art show in the area – Art in... [Read more]

FREE Easter Fun Day this Saturday at Des Moines United Methodist Church!

FREE Easter Fun Day this Saturday at Des Moines United Methodist Church!

EASTER FUN DAY is this Saturday, March 24, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Des Moines United Methodist Church! FREE for all children 4-10 years old. Play games, create crafts, listen to a story, watch a movie,... [Read more]

DAL Law Firm: What Estate Planning Documents Do You Need?

DAL Law Firm: What Estate Planning Documents Do You Need?

Sponsored post from Advertiser DAL Law Firm: What Estate Planning Documents Do You Need? Having the proper estate planning documents in place can ensure that your assets and family and protected and taken... [Read more]

LETTER: An Open Letter to the Des Moines City Council

LETTER: An Open Letter to the Des Moines City Council

[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 Des Moines City Council, I am... [Read more]

Burien UFO Festival will feature guest speakers for first time on Thurs., April 5

Burien UFO Festival will feature guest speakers for first time on Thurs., April 5

The Burien UFO Festival is returning on Thursday, April 5 after a one-year hiatus (some say abduction), and new this year will be guest speakers giving presentations in The Tin Theater. This fun annual... [Read more]

33rd District Democrats Legislative District Caucus will be Sat., March 24

33rd District Democrats Legislative District Caucus will be Sat., March 24

From new Advertiser the 33rd District Democrats: We all know that our nation needs new leadership; now is the time we focus locally to make that happen! We need to be prepared to fight for every vote... [Read more]

Mount Rainier High Drama’s ‘Into the Woods’ continues through March 24

Mount Rainier High Drama’s ‘Into the Woods’ continues through March 24

“Join Cinderella, Jack, his trusty pet, Milky White, Little Red Ridinghood, the Baker, and many more as they go into the woods on a journey of life, love and longing…” Come to the spring... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Shopping Cart.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Shopping Cart.

By Dave Markwell A couple of weeks ago, I got a call from my mom. My mom rarely calls me, so I was a bit concerned. Answering my phone, “Hi, Mom!!”, with some enthusiasm and optimism that bad news... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Seahurst Rambler, Beacon Hill View, Normandy Park Waterfront

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Open Houses: Seahurst Rambler, Beacon Hill View, Normandy Park Waterfront

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding four Open Houses this weekend! The first home is a expansive, 4-bedroom Rambler located in Seahurst, updated with... [Read more]

Local Students earn cash, kudos in Highline College Poetry Contest

Local Students earn cash, kudos in Highline College Poetry Contest

“Accent” earned Yasmine Leland (pictured above) first place in Highline College’s 2018 Student Poetry Contest. Leland was one of 88 writers who submitted 187 poems during the contest, a prelude... [Read more]

Grant allows group to honor Carmen Scott through waterfront sculpture

Grant allows group to honor Carmen Scott through waterfront sculpture

By Omie Drawhorn Port of Seattle Three years ago the City of Des Moines lost Carmen Scott (pictured above), a beloved community member who devoted her life to making the area a better place. Members of... [Read more]