Tagged with 'Politics'

LETTER: ‘Some council members want to tell us when we can trim our trees…’

LETTER: ‘Some council members want to tell us when we can trim our trees…’

[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:] Some council members want to tell us when... [Read more]

Residents invited to Open House on Comprehensive Plan Wednesday, April 23

Residents invited to Open House on Comprehensive Plan Wednesday, April 23

The City of Des Moines will be hosting an Open House on Wednesday, April 23 to provide an opportunity for the community to offer input on the Comprehensive Plan Review and Update. The open house will... [Read more]

City begins marina floor development plan

City begins marina floor development plan

by Jack Mayne The Des Moines City Council has taken the first tentative steps toward developing the city’s marina floor from a collection of older buildings, boat storage sheds and parking lots into... [Read more]

City makes getting a needed document easy, relatively fast

City makes getting a needed document easy, relatively fast

by Jack Mayne The woman who had a minor car accident the other day needs a copy of the police report of the incident while a couple looking for a new home want to know how city inspections of the property... [Read more]

City approves master plan for Des Moines Creek Business Park

City approves master plan for Des Moines Creek Business Park

by Jack Mayne The Port of Seattle Commission is expected to approve the final contract for long-term ground leasing of the 89-acre Des Moines Creek Business Park site this month. The Des Moines City Council... [Read more]

Burien follows Des Moines in approving marijuana zoning

Burien follows Des Moines in approving marijuana zoning

While the Des Moines City Council voted 6-0 in November to approve zoning and land use regulations for recreational marijuana licensees, the Burien City Council voted 5-2 Monday night (Feb. 3) to adopt... [Read more]

Des Moines Pool District welcomes new commissioners, district manager

Des Moines Pool District welcomes new commissioners, district manager

Three new faces are gracing the offices of the Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District with the swearing in of two new commissioners and the appointment of a new district manager. Schell Ross and Toni... [Read more]

Dave Upthegrove appointed to serve on Sound Transit Board

Dave Upthegrove appointed to serve on Sound Transit Board

The King County Council on Monday (Jan. 13) voted unanimously to appoint Dave Upthegrove to the Sound Transit Board of Directors. Upthegrove – an area native – began his public service as Senior Legislative... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS, ROUND 2: No significant changes in results

ELECTION RESULTS, ROUND 2: No significant changes in results

The second round of results for Tuesday’s (Nov. 5) General Election have been released, and nothing has really changed in the Des Moines races: City of Des Moines Council Position No. 1 Matt Pina:... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS: Early returns favor Nutting, Galvan

ELECTION RESULTS: Early returns favor Nutting, Galvan

The first round of results for Tuesday’s (Nov. 5) General Election have been released, and the first tallies for Des Moines races are: City of Des Moines Council Position No. 1 Matt Pina: 2751 98.18% Write-in:... [Read more]

LETTER: Reader submits another cartoon about City Council election

LETTER: Reader submits another cartoon about City Council election

[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:] Hi again, Please post this political cartoon... [Read more]

LETTER: Business Owners endorse Municipal Judge candidate

LETTER: Business Owners endorse Municipal Judge candidate

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader(s). It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland Blog nor its staff:] To Whom It May Concern: We have known... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident endorses Municipal Court Judge candidate

LETTER: Resident endorses Municipal Court Judge candidate

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader(s). It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland Blog nor its staff:] Friends and neighbors, Judicial races... [Read more]

LETTER: Reader submits political cartoon about City Council election

LETTER: Reader submits political cartoon about City Council election

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader(s). It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland Blog nor its staff:] Dear Editor- Please publish this cartoon... [Read more]

LETTER: Current City Councilmembers endorse Municipal Court Judge

LETTER: Current City Councilmembers endorse Municipal Court Judge

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader(s). It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland Blog nor its staff:] Dear Editors, Hard work and integrity.... [Read more]

FORUM: Veronica Galvan and David Gehrke meet in first elected judge election

FORUM: Veronica Galvan and David Gehrke meet in first elected judge election

by Jack Mayne Veronica Galvan has been Des Moines Municipal Court Judge since 2007 when she was appointed from a pool of 42 applicants but this year for the first time the job is fulltime and elective. Her... [Read more]

LETTER: Another Reader endorses Municipal Judge Candidate

LETTER: Another Reader endorses Municipal Judge Candidate

[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:] Experience and respect matter. Judge Galvan... [Read more]

LETTER: Current Des Moines Councilmember endorses candidate

LETTER: Current Des Moines Councilmember endorses candidate

[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:] As I was driving into work this morning,... [Read more]