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Monday, February 8, 2016 -- 10:43 am
Gresham police identify man killed in shooting on Friday
OregonLive.com - ... to a news release. Rony Celis, 23, of Renton; Charles Moimoi, 20, of SeaTac; and Clayton Harrell, 18, of Des Moines, Washington, were booked into the Cowlitz County Jail on charges related to homicide. The men were taken into custody just before ... Read more...
Monday, February 8, 2016 -- 12:18 am
Wesley Homes Unveils Memory Care Mural Designed by Washington Artist
PRWeb - ... United Methodist Church, Wesley Homes operates two retirement communities and a home health agency. Wesley Homes Des Moines is a continuing care retirement community offering independent living cottage homes, apartments, assisted living and skilled ... Read more...
Saturday, February 6, 2016 -- 9:50 pm
Camas, Columbia River dominate district gymnastics meets
The Columbian - ... n't get any easier for gymnasts in both meets. Next up is the 3A/2A regional meet at Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines, and the 4A regional meet at Skyline High School in Sammamish. Read more...
Saturday, February 6, 2016 -- 10:45 am
3 Washington men arrested in Oregon fatal shooting
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Police say three King County, Washington, men suspected in a fatal shooting are in custody following a high-speed police chase from Oregon into Washington. Police on Saturday identified the suspects as 23-year-old Rony Celis of Renton, 20-year-old Charles Moimoi of Seatac, and 18-year-old Clayton Harrell of Des Moines. Read more...
Friday, February 5, 2016 -- 10:14 pm
Jillian Alleyne leads Oregon women past host Washington State in Pac-12 basketball
Seattle Times - ... McCall contributed 14 points and 10 rebounds and Brittany McPhee, a graduate of Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines, scored 12 as the Cardinal (19-5, 9-3) defeated the Golden Bears (11-12, 2-10). Courtney Jaco scored 24 points to lead the Women ... Read more...
Friday, February 5, 2016 -- 7:41 pm
Furloughs delayed by Des Moines City Council, but chickens are promoted
The Waterland Blog - The Des Moines City Council was expected to discuss furloughing city staff this year to save nearly $286,000 and moved the issue to the Council meeting of Feb. 11, but the Council did hear a proposal to allow chickens to be raised by residents. The postponement came when Councilmember Rob Back said he wasn't able to vote on the issue and used Councilmember privilege to remove the issue from the Council's consent agenda. Read more...
Friday, February 5, 2016 -- 12:02 pm
Feel Good Friday: Hand Raisersa
The Waterland Blog - ... our hands is that we elevate our hearts, tooa [EDITOR'S NOTE:" Feel Good Friday " is a regular column written by Des Moines resident Dave Markwell , whose first book is called " A Feel Good Life " ( buy it on Amazon here ). Dave also extols to all ... Read more...
Thursday, February 4, 2016 -- 2:35 pm
Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park gives $10,066 to Music4Life
The Waterland Blog - Donations were generated by people who graciously attend and support great events like the Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival, as well as the upcoming Poverty Bay Wine Festival, to be held March 4-5 at the Des Moines Beach Auditorium. Read more...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 -- 6:56 pm
JOB: City of Des Moines looking to hire Recreation Facility Attendant
The Waterland Blog - ... peak work periods, or balance the workload. Non-smoker; because of the known effects of tobacco use, the City of Des Moines does not hire applicants who use tobacco products. Environment: Work location varies depending on facility rentals and ... Read more...
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 -- 1:39 pm
Massive demand for release of cities' public records dropped by Tim Clemans
The Waterland Blog - The man who asked Des Moines and Burien - and most other cities in the state - for every single public record they had, dropped his request all of a sudden via email on Monday, Feb. 1. "Decided requesting records is a waste of time for the most point . Most of my request cancelled. Read more...
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 -- 11:53 am
South King Fire & Rescue launches pilot program for non-emergency calls
The Waterland Blog - 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 30,000 times - and 80% of those calls were for medical issues. Not all of those 911 calls for help are what you might call a "lights and sirens" type of emergency. Read more...
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 -- 12:52 am
Clinton's tough night as a frontrunner
KXLY-TV Spokane - ... an acknowledgment that they were locked within the margin of error. Clinton visited her southwest field office in Des Moines signing autographs and taking selfies with supporters. Late in the evening, her aides told CNN's Brianna Keilar that she was ... Read more...
Sunday, January 31, 2016 -- 4:54 pm
It's (almost) down to the voting in Iowa
KIRO-TV Seattle - ... likely Republican caucus-goers, with Cruz at 23 percent and Rubio at 15 percent. The Iowa Poll, published by The Des Moines Register and Bloomberg, also found Clinton with 45 percent support to Sanders' 42 percent in the Democratic race. The poll ... Read more...
Saturday, January 30, 2016 -- 9:00 am
REMINDER: VCA Five Corners Animal Hospital's Open House is this Sunday
The Waterland Blog - ... your veterinary questions. We are conveniently located near Sea-Tac International Airport, Normandy Park and Des Moines. Our veterinary team is experienced and dedicated to providing the highest standard of care for your canine and feline pets, from ... Read more...
Friday, January 29, 2016 -- 4:27 pm
State House panel passes bill to raise smoking age to 21
Kent Reporter - State Rep. Tina Orwall, D-Des Moines, is sponsor of a House bill to raise the smoking age to 21 from 18. State Attorney General Bob Ferguson's agency-request bill to raise the smoking age to 21 from 18 passed the House Health Care & Wellness Committee in a bipartisan 9-3 vote on Friday in Olympia. "This legislation will literally save lives," said Ferguson in a media release. Read more...
Friday, January 29, 2016 -- 3:19 pm
'Landmark on the Sound' sold for $14 million; city wants to retain its iconic facade
The Waterland Blog - The Des Moines City Council was told the Masonic 'Landmark on the Sound' has been sold for "in the area of $14 million" and the city will meet with representatives of the new owners to discuss how the building can remain a local icon and retain its historic faA ade. The Council also heard some objections of residents, but the city is moving forward with construction of an elevated crosswalk and the "traffic calming" intersection of Redondo Beach Drive and 287th. Read more...
Friday, January 29, 2016 -- 11:31 am
Homelessness increased by 19% over last year in One Night Count
West Seattle Herald - ... some people are simply unseen. The count was done in the communities of Auburn, Bellevue, Bothell, Burien, Des Moines, Federal Way, Kent, Kenmore, Kirkland, Redmond, Renton, Seattle, Shoreline, Skyway, Vashon Island, White Center and Woodinville. We ... Read more...
Friday, January 29, 2016 -- 8:30 am
Moderator Kelly is star of debate
The Spokesman-Review - There was no avoiding it, and Fox News Channel didn't really try: Megyn Kelly was the star of the show at Thursday's Republican presidential debate in Des Moines. Kelly, of course, is a big reason that GOP front-runner Donald Trump refused to participate . Read more...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 -- 9:03 pm
Clark in top 150 U.S. community colleges
The Columbian - ... The other Washington colleges on the list are Everett Community College in Everett; Highline College in Des Moines; Olympic College in Bremerton; Pierce College Fort Steilacoom in Lakewood; Renton Technical College in Renton; South Puget Sound ... Read more...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 -- 5:32 pm
WSDOT inspects bridge; Des Moines Creek Trail remains closed
The Waterland Blog - An overhanging strut on the left has moved. It should be flush like the one on the right, according to City of Des Moines staff. Read more...



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