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Sunday, March 29, 2015 -- 3:38 pm
Tobacco at 21
Wenatchee World - ... or tobacco products from 18 to 21. The proposal moves as House Bill 1458, sponsored by Rep. Tina Orwall, D-Des Moines. For as little as 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos and video content from North Central ... Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 9:32 pm
Fire official: 3 homes evacuated after Wash. landslide
Local TV Station KTVZ - Fire officials say three homes have been evacuated and at least one has been damaged by a landslide in the south Seattle suburb of Des Moines. South King Fire Lt. Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 8:44 pm
Washington landslide's 'moving soil' concerns many
WBIR-TV Knoxville - A landslide in Des Moines, Washington Friday caused homes to be evacuated and the soil hasn't stopped moving, according to authorities. Washington landslide's 'moving soil' concerns many A landslide in Des Moines, Washington Friday caused homes to be evacuated and the soil hasn't stopped moving, according to authorities. Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 7:01 pm
Official: 4 homes damaged in landslide near Seattle
The Columbian - A South King Fire and Rescue official says a landslide has damaged four homes in the south Seattle suburb of Des Moines. Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 5:24 pm
St. Charles students have 'Zag Fever'
KHQ-TV Spokane - ... hours to knock the flames down. Dispatchers said they believe the building was abandoned and no one was hurt. DES MOINES, Wash. - A South King Fire and Rescue official says a landslide has damaged four homes in the south Seattle suburb of Des ... Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 4:36 pm
Des Moines landslide damages at least one home
KEPR CBS 19 - DES MOINES, Wash. -- At least one home was damaged and potentially three more have been affected by a landslide that struck Des Moines Friday afternoon. Read more...
Friday, March 27, 2015 -- 4:36 pm
Fire official: 4 homes damaged in landslide south of Seattle
KHQ-TV Spokane - A South King Fire and Rescue official says a landslide has damaged four homes in the south Seattle suburb of Des Moines. Read more...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 -- 7:57 pm
After 20 years in public service, former Mayor Bob Sheckler is retiring
The Waterland Blog - After 20 years in public service - current city councilmember and former Mayor Bob Sheckler announced his retirement at Thursday night's Des Moines City Council meeting . Sheckler, who was Mayor for eight years, will not run for re-election for Position #6, where he has served since Jan. 2012. Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 8:59 pm
B-Town Biz: Kayak Bar & Grill will be taking over old CC's Lounge space
The Waterland Blog - ... of owning a bar that plays live music. C.C. is now playing and presenting live music at the Lighthouse Lounge in Des Moines on Sunday, Monday and Wednesday nights. "Want to own your own 'Cheers' in the heart of Burien? Restaurant and bar for sale. ... Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 6:55 pm
Garage Sale in Woodmont Beach neighborhood this Friday and Saturday
The Waterland Blog - A big Garage Sale will be held in the Woodmont Beach neighborhood of Des Moines this Friday, March 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wool runner like new black background with wine and sage $35 rugs, old wood trunk flat on top would make great coffee table$70, 2 antique chairs recovered light dusty green $50 each. table saw works great $75. Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 2:18 pm
Zenith Holland this Saturday: Put life back into your soil on March 28
The Waterland Blog - Friend of the Blog and Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens is hosting an informative talk, titled "Put Life Back Into Your Soil" this Saturday, March 28, in Des Moines. The presentation will be presented by Cyndi Stuart, who is expert on the topics of successful composting and super soils and how to keep 'em good and healthy. Read more...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 -- 10:31 am
Washington State Attorney General to advocate raising legal smoking age before legislature
Kirkland Reporter - ... raise the smoking age. The legislation, sponsored by Sen. Mark Miloscia (R-Federal Way) and Rep. Tina Orwall (D-Des Moines), would raise Washington's age to legally use and possess tobacco and nicotine products from 18 to 21. Research, including a ... Read more...
Monday, March 23, 2015 -- 10:39 am
Sound Transit presents route options for Federal Way Link Extension project
Federal Way Mirror - ... for the entire project, despite only having funds for infrastructure from the Angle Lake Station to the Kent/Des Moines area. However, they do have approval to construct light rail and a station to South 272nd Street when funding is available. ... Read more...
Monday, March 23, 2015 -- 10:19 am
The NCAA Tournament in Seattle: A Day-Two Rundown
The Stranger - ... and Northern Iowa University are located there. I know the University of Iowa has an excellent writing program. Des Moines is a city in Iowa. I ate at a steakhouse there once. Omaha is a city near Iowa. I ate at a steakhouse there, too. John Wayne ... Read more...
Monday, March 23, 2015 -- 1:31 am
State’s harder GED exam draws far fewer takers
Seattle Times - Adult-education teacher Lilian Egbejimba, right, works with Elizabeth Laed, of Seattle, with beginning algebra at Highline Community College in Des Moines to prepare for the GED. In 2013, 18,474 high-school dropouts in Washington state took a wide-ranging exam known as the GED to earn a high-school certificate. Read more...
Friday, March 20, 2015 -- 1:03 pm
Kent seeks pedestrian overpass for potential West Hill light rail station
Kent Reporter - ... side and possibly down the median. Sound Transit is looking at as many as eight potential locations for the Kent-Des Moines station. The alternatives include on the Highline College campus; on the west side, east side or in the middle of Pacific ... Read more...
Friday, March 20, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Peninsula College team to participate in cyberdefense contest in Des Moines this weekend
Peninsula Daily News - Peninsula College will send a team of students to compete in this weekend's Pacific Rim Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition at Highline Community College in Des Moines. It's the first time the college has sent a team to the contest. Read more...
Thursday, March 19, 2015 -- 8:41 am
Man whose dog was shot fatally by police to receive $80,000
Examiner.com - ... Council. While Arfee's death at the hands of a police officer is shocking, it is not unprecedented. In 2010, a Des Moines, Washington Newfoundland named Rosie was fatally shot by the police as she cowered in the bushes near her home. Rosie's owners, ... Read more...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 -- 7:01 pm
Legislature can’t delay on child prostitution
Seattle Times - ... measure that includes a specific focus on Washington's "safe harbor" law. Bill sponsor state Rep. Tina Orwall, D-Des Moines, says the law needs to be re-examined and fixed to ensure authorities are more aware of (and using) services designed to help ... Read more...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 -- 4:04 pm
Mt. Hood college dedicates Yoshida Event Center on Sunday - Tuesday, 17 March 2015 11:26
The Newberg Graphic - ... college. "Thank you so much," he said, explaining that he and his wife - who met at Highline Community College in Des Moines, Wash. - truly value community colleges. Yoshida said the donation was a family decision strongly supported by his three ... Read more...



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