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Thursday, July 24, 2014 -- 6:29 am
Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated
Seattle Times - ... roamed the foothills of the Bighorn Mountains during the planet's last glacial period around 25,000 years ago. Des Moines University paleontologist Julie Meachen said she has been getting ready to lead the international team of a dozen researchers ... Read more...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 -- 1:44 pm
Sound Transit to host light rail open house July 31 about Kent extension
Kent Reporter - Sound Transit will have an open house on Thursday, July 31 about extending light rail to Kent/Des Moines by 2023 with plans to reach Federal Way when more funding is secured. Read more...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 -- 12:45 am
Jennifer Lottis Joins Wesley Homes
PRWeb - Wesley Homes Retirement Communities and Home Health Services welcomes Jennifer Lottis as the new Senior Director of Community and Campus Relations for Wesley Homes Des Moines. Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 8:29 pm
Police: Burien man killed wife, left her in her SUV
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Police believe a 41-year-old Burien man killed his wife at the Kent-Des Moines Park and Ride Sunday and left her for dead, only to confess to cops about it later that night in Seattle. Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 4:44 pm
Council approves City Manager evaluation process; agreement to build public trail
The Waterland Blog - ... night. Lawmakers also agreed to sign an agreement with King County to build part of a 16-mile public trail along Des Moines Memorial Drive, and took the first steps to making it illegal for homeless and others to trespass - make that camp - on city ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 12:15 pm
Outdoor Family Movie Night returns to Des Moines Beach Park Friday, Aug. 8
The Waterland Blog - Beat the heat and come to the Des Moines Beach Park for spectacular family movie nights on the big screen, with the film 'Despicable Me 2' kicking the fun off on Friday, Aug. 8. Special thanks to Des Moines Orthodontics and Law Offices of Gehrke, Baker, Doull, and Kelly for sponsoring this community event. Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 10:52 am
Here's the schedule for August's FREE Master Gardening Clinics
The Waterland Blog - ... 16, August 23 Burien Master Gardener Clinic: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. at Furney's Nursery 21215 International Blvd. S., Des Moines. Get answers to general gardening questions, learn about proper plant selection, bring a sample of a diseased plant for ... Read more...
Sunday, July 20, 2014 -- 9:36 pm
PHOTOS: Wheels & Keels Brings Classics in Wood and Metal to Des Moines Marina
The Waterland Blog - It was a little gray and cool compared to our recent weather, but that didn't stop folks from making their way to Des Moines today. Read more...
Sunday, July 20, 2014 -- 3:21 pm
PHOTOS: 55th Annual Waterland Parade celebrates Summer in Des Moines
The Waterland Blog - This past Saturday, July 19, 2014 the Waterland Parade took over downtown Des Moines in what has become a favorite summertime tradition. Read more...
Friday, July 18, 2014 -- 8:00 am
REMINDER: Benefit screening of local UFO film for Discover Burien will be Aug. 1
The Waterland Blog - The film - which was shot in Burien , Des Moines, Tukwila and off the shores of Maury Island during the summer of 2013 - had its world premiere at the Big Island Film Festival in May, and its North American premiere at the Seattle International Film Festival. Read more...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 -- 6:07 pm
Wanolitto's Market Musings for this Saturday's Des Moines Farmers Market
The Waterland Blog - ... market foundation has presented, stop by for a tasting, join the club and help out the market." The newly formed Des Moines Police Foundation will have a booth this week where people can go to find out about its current project working with the ... Read more...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 -- 4:16 pm
Global company makes $180M investment in Des Moines, Sumner
Business Journal - Construction of the first phase of the 1.6-million-square-foot Des Moines Creek Business Park will start Monday, according to the developer, Panattoni. Read more...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 -- 3:41 pm
Police officer who shot dog in own vehicle being investigated
Examiner.com - ... the city, the officer, and the police force. The notice seeks $150,000 in damages, plus court costs. In 2010 , a Des Moines, Washington Newfoundland named Rosie was fatally shot by the police as she cowered in the bushes. Rosie's owners, Charles and ... Read more...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 -- 8:48 pm
Warren Bonus selected as Honorary Grand Marshal for Waterland Parade
The Waterland Blog - In recognition of his many years of service to the Des Moines Community, Warren Bonus has been selected as the 2014 Waterland Parade Honorary Grand Marshal. Read more...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 -- 2:30 pm
LETTER: Des Moines Mayor Dave Kaplan upset with Comcast customer service
The Waterland Blog - : The following letter was published on Des Moines Mayor Dave Kaplan's Facebook page ; we have received permission to post it here . It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland Blog nor its staff ] Well, my "friends" at Comcast sent ... Read more...
Monday, July 14, 2014 -- 6:56 pm
Odd Fellows Hall will serve as a cooling center during Waterland Festival
The Waterland Blog - With temperatures forecast to be in the 80s during the upcoming Waterland Festival Weekend, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Des Moines Lodge #305, is going to have an air-conditioned cooling center open for all who need or want to get relief from the sun and heat. Read more...
Monday, July 14, 2014 -- 4:20 pm
Thomas, Gregerson receive 'good' ratings in Kent legislative race
Kent Reporter - ... nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that works toward better government. Republican Jeanette Burrage, a Des Moines City Councilwoman, and the third candidate in the District 33 race, received an "adequate" rating. The two candidates who receive the ... Read more...
Friday, July 11, 2014 -- 8:15 pm
PHOTOS: Mid-Sound Summer Social Kicks Off Six Weeks of "Relaxed Racing"
The Waterland Blog - The Three Tree Point Yacht Club kicked off their 2014 Mid-Sound Summer Social racing series this past Thursday evening under beautiful blue skies just outside of the Des Moines Marina. Read more...
Friday, July 11, 2014 -- 7:46 pm
King Co. Councilmember Upthegrove delivers 'retired' van to Des Moines Parks
The Waterland Blog - On Thursday , Metropolitan King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove handed over the keys of an eight-passenger van to the City of Des Moines Parks, Recreation & Senior Services Office to transport low income residents, children and seniors to local and county wide activities. Read more...
Friday, July 11, 2014 -- 7:38 pm
Owner of dog killed by Idaho police officer plans to file lawsuit
Examiner.com - ... the city, the officer, and the police force. The notice seeks $150,000 in damages, plus court costs. In 2010 , a Des Moines, Wash. dog named Rosie was fatally shot by the police. Rosie's owners, Charles and Deirdre Wright, filed a civil suit with ... Read more...




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