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Maury Island Incident Historical Society releases list of Top Songs for UFO Lovers

The Maury Island Incident Historical Society this week released its list of the top songs for UFO lovers – just in time for National UFO Day (June 24) and World UFO Day (July 2) celebrations. Steve Edmiston, Society co-founder, said: “Celebrations are just better with music, and it’s amazing how much great music has been […]

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Iconic new Marinascope dedicated at Des Moines’ South Marina Park

Saturday’s (May 11) dedication of internationally renowned glass artist George C. Scott’s latest artwork came, fittingly, on a bright, sunny day that put its rainbow of colors on full display. The 10-foot-high by six-foot-wide refurbished shipping lane buoy that is the frame of “Marinascope” was initially used in the construction of the second Tacoma Narrows […]

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After 23 years, Patrice Thorell is leaving a lasting legacy for Des Moines

By Scott Schaefer Patrice Thorell, who retired as the Director of Parks, Recreation and Senior Services in 2018, is leaving a legacy for the City of Des Moines, after serving it for 23 years. She will be honored in Vancouver WA on April 11 with the well-deserved 2019 Distinguished Service Award from the Washington Recreation […]

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