Tagged with 'safety'

Des Moines Police offering FREE training on active shooter situations Jan. 23

Des Moines Police offering FREE training on active shooter situations Jan. 23

The Des Moines Police Department will be offering FREE training on how to respond during an active shooter situation on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, from 6:30 – 9 p.m. at the Des Moines Activity Center. These... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Zombie Fest Northwest was fun, educational & scary

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Zombie Fest Northwest was fun, educational & scary

The 7th annual Zombie Fest Northwest was held at the Normandy Park Towne Center on Saturday, Sept. 15, and who knew that learning about disaster preparedness could be so fun…or scary? Zombies... [Read more]

Small fire causes evacuation of building at Highline College Monday morning

Small fire causes evacuation of building at Highline College Monday morning

On Monday morning, Jan. 29, Highline College’s Building 22 was evacuated due to a small fire. “Stay away from this area and follow all instructions given by Public Safety officers,”... [Read more]

Internet Safety Workshop will be at Pacific Middle School on Tuesday, Jan. 24

Internet Safety Workshop will be at Pacific Middle School on Tuesday, Jan. 24

Highline Public Schools will be holding an Internet Safety Workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 24, from at 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Pacific Middle School. Here’s more info: Pause Before You Post. Think Before You... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield addresses divisive election

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield addresses divisive election

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield on Wednesday (Nov. 9) sent a letter to parents and families of students regarding the ‘divisive and angry campaign season’ we just want... [Read more]

Concerned about ‘Creepy Clowns’? School District releases statement

Concerned about ‘Creepy Clowns’? School District releases statement

Highline Public Schools this week posted a statement about the recent ‘Creepy Clowns’ phenomenon that seems to have developed a life of its own recently, especially online. On Tuesday (Oct.... [Read more]

Beware drivers: City of Des Moines will be installing three new red light cameras

Beware drivers: City of Des Moines will be installing three new red light cameras

The City of Des Moines announced Thursday (Sept. 29) that it plans on installing red light photo enforcement cameras and begin issuing violations at three intersections starting Nov. 1. The city will... [Read more]

City of Des Moines releases statement on Pokémon Go craze

City of Des Moines releases statement on Pokémon Go craze

The City of Des Moines released the following statement on Thursday, Aug. 25 about the Pokémon Go craze that’s been affecting both the marina and Beach Park, still citing the game as having a... [Read more]

Former Highline teacher says school suspension policy wrong; needs changing

Former Highline teacher says school suspension policy wrong; needs changing

By Jack Mayne Former Highline High School teacher Jasmine Kettler has forcefully condemned the “out of school suspension policy” that has been cited by Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan... [Read more]

9-1-1 Storybook Tour will be held at Des Moines Library on Friday, April 15

9-1-1 Storybook Tour will be held at Des Moines Library on Friday, April 15

As 9-1-1 National Public Education Month kicks off in April, Seattle Public Library, King County Library System and the King County E-911 program office are partnering for Emery the Emergency Penguin... [Read more]

South King Fire & Rescue launches pilot program for non-emergency calls

South King Fire & Rescue launches pilot program for non-emergency calls

People call their Fire Department for help with medical emergencies every day – in fact, if you add up the calls received in the Federal Way, Auburn and Des Moines area last year people called 911 nearly... [Read more]

South King Fire and Rescue provides fascinating presentations free of charge

South King Fire and Rescue provides fascinating presentations free of charge

Are you a member of a community organization or block watch? Have a scout group or business networking group which you would like to educate?  Did you know that informative, entertaining and lifesaving... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools first in county to install bus stop ‘paddle cameras’

Highline Public Schools first in county to install bus stop ‘paddle cameras’

Highline Public Schools announced on Monday (April 13) that it will be the first school district in King County to implement a school bus stop paddle camera enforcement program. The cameras, which... [Read more]

Your Des Moines Farmers Market staff is trained to handle emergencies

Your Des Moines Farmers Market staff is trained to handle emergencies

On a recent Saturday morning, more than 12 people participated in the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market CPR/AED training class held at the South King Fire & Rescue’s Des Moines Station 67. At... [Read more]

Get your ‘Passport to Preparedness’ on Saturday, June 14

Get your ‘Passport to Preparedness’ on Saturday, June 14

On Saturday, June 14, learn how to get prepared for an emergency and pick up a free preparedness starter kit at the Safe in the Sound Passport to Preparedness Event at the Redondo Fred Meyer, located at... [Read more]

September is National Emergency Preparedness month. Are YOU ready?

September is National Emergency Preparedness month. Are YOU ready?

Wayne Corey, member of King County EMS/Medic One Advisory Committee, reports on the Media Release of cardiac arrest survival rates as they continue to climb in King County. Wayne is also the publisher... [Read more]