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Friday, October 24, 2014 -- 12:11 pm
Feel Good Friday: Mondays and Fridays.
The Waterland Blog - ... I lit her damn torch in the first place!!! [EDITOR'S NOTE:" Feel Good Friday " is a regular column written by Des Moines resident Dave Markwell , who just published his first book called " A Feel Good Life " ( buy it on Amazon here ). Dave also ... Read more...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 -- 4:01 pm
Police bust squatters at homes in Kent, Renton, Federal Way, SeaTac
Kent Reporter - The Des Moines Police made four arrests Thursday in connection with squatters at vacant homes in Kent, Renton, SeaTac and Federal Way. The Des Moines Police served search warrants at homes in the 25100 block of 23rd Place on Kent's West Hill; 4400 block of South 176th Street in SeaTac; 16400 block of Southeast 174th Street in Renton; and the 1400 block of Southwest Dash Point Road in Federal Way, according to a Des Moines Police media release. Read more...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 -- 2:59 pm
Wanolitto's Musings for the FINAL Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market
The Waterland Blog - Last Saturday I had a stimulating conversation with two young men from France who stepped into the wine booth to taste our offerings. They were bicycling down the Pacific Coast and were spending the day in Des Moines on their way to Westport to start their journey. Read more...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 -- 1:42 pm
Bittner Flute awarded to 8th Grader at Burien's Sylvester Middle School
The Waterland Blog - The Bittner Flute award recognizes exceptional talent in a young flute player and was presented Thursday at the Rotary Club of Des Moines. The Bittner Flute is a sterling silver Gemeinhardt instrument donated to the Highline Music4Lifea program by Nancy Bittner of Seattle's University Sunrise Rotary Club. Read more...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 -- 5:24 pm
No action taken by council on proposed doubling of Burien's B&O tax
The Waterland Blog - ... a chart (below) of some other regional cities with Burien at the lowest rate of taxation but with Seattle and Des Moines at the maximum rate allowed under state law. The proposal would mean "more jobs for Burien, more business success for Burien, a ... Read more...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 -- 11:35 am
Man files $350,000 claim after dog was fatally shot by police
Examiner.com - ... lawsuit. 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, October 22, 2014 -- 8:57 am
$350K Claim Filed For North Idaho Dog Shooting
Boise Weekly - ... ey secured a $101,000 judgment in 2012 for a family whose pet dog was shot with an assault rifle by an officer in Des Moines, Wash. Spokane, North Idaho News Read more...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 -- 8:31 am
350K Claim Filed For North Idaho Dog Shooting
Boise Weekly - ... ey secured a $101,000 judgment in 2012 for a family whose pet dog was shot with an assault rifle by an officer in Des Moines, Wash. Spokane, North Idaho News Read more...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 -- 2:14 am
Lawsuit filed October 21 for $350,000 for Coeur d'Alene dog shot by police
Examiner.com - ... lawsuits, including one for $100,000 for a family whole Newfoundland was shot four times while running loose by a Des Moines, Washington police officer. The amount asked for is based on the value of Arfee, along with psychic totaling of the vehicle. ... Read more...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 -- 5:04 pm
King County Council approves vital links to Lake to Sound Trail
The Waterland Blog - Legislation linking an important segment of the 'Lake to Sound Trail' that will connect the cities of Burien, Renton, Tukwila, SeaTac and Des Moines received unanimous approval by the Metropolitan King County Council on Tuesday, Oct. 21. The legislation, sponsored by Councilmember Dave Upthegrove, was approved by the Council at its Oct. 20 meeting. It authorizes an agreement between King County and the City of SeaTac and the City of Burien to design and build a trail along Des Moines Memorial Drive that will connect both cities. Read more...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 -- 2:35 pm
Police shooting of dog Arfee brings $350,000 lawsuit - Tue, 21 Oct 2014 PST
The Spokesman-Review - ... obtained a $100,000 settlement for a family whose pet Newfoundland was shot four times with an assault rifle by a Des Moines, Washington, police officer while it was running loose. The events unfolded on the morning of July 9, when Jones parked in ... Read more...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 -- 10:45 am
Soundside Alliance Outlook Breakfast will be Wednesday, Nov. 5
The Waterland Blog - a consortium of cities which includes Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila - will be holding an 'Outlook Breakfast' on Wednesday, Nov. 5 from 7 - 9:45 a.m. at the Museum of Flight. "Learn more about the trends impacting this ... Read more...
Monday, October 20, 2014 -- 7:40 pm
The Cactus Speaks: The Debate - Gregerson vs. Burrage
The SeaTac Blog - ... communicated: A Former state legislator, Degree in BA, former Superior Court judge (5 years) and current City of Des Moines Council member. Mia Gregerson's background both known and communicated: Oozed into retiree SeaTac Council Seat (no one knew ... Read more...
Monday, October 20, 2014 -- 6:20 pm
Recreational Pot Store opens in Des Moines
The Waterland Blog - ... in stock. As we previously reported , the Washington State Liquor Control Board allotted one retail outlet for Des Moines, and Greenside met all the criteria, including from the City of Des Moines. "Greenside has a strong history with Marijuana in ... Read more...
Monday, October 20, 2014 -- 5:16 pm
Rainier Youth Choirs announces 'Imagine' season performances
Covington Reporter - ... St. RYC's colla voce ensemble also will perform on the Dec. 11 Argosy Christmas Ship departing at 7 p.m. from Des Moines ( www.argosycruises.com ). Rainier Youth Choirs is a nonprofit, community-based choral performance and music education offering ... Read more...
Monday, October 20, 2014 -- 11:01 am
Des Moines Farmers Market's Annual Chili Cook-Off is this Saturday, Oct. 25
The Waterland Blog - The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market Annual Chili Cook-Off - coming this Saturday, Oct. 25 - is family friendly and is the culminating event for the market's 2014 season. It is a fun and delicious fundraiser for the Market Foundation , and is held on the last day of the market season, rain or shine. Read more...
Sunday, October 19, 2014 -- 8:52 pm
SLIDESHOW: Evergreen twins take top two boys spots in Seamount Championship
West Seattle Herald - ... Mount Rainier High School a few years ago. But, a little more on Ray still, he's given back to the nearby Des Moines community in other ways, too, mentioning having helped spearhead a campaign to get a nice rubber track in the backyard of the Rams' ... Read more...
Saturday, October 18, 2014 -- 4:57 pm
LETTER: 'Proposed Tree Ordinance 14-043 not needed or wanted'
The Waterland Blog - ... In this instance I hope we follow the SeaTac and Kent councils and not rumors about what state law requires. Des Moines is blessed with scenic vistas of Puget Sound, the Olympics, and Mount Rainier. Citizens here commonly engage in personal ... Read more...
Friday, October 17, 2014 -- 5:04 pm
Des Moines DogHouse sold
The Waterland Blog - ... will be closing the DogHouse Nov. 1 - 7 to do a small remodel, then re-opening on Nov. 8 with the same great Des Moines DogHouse menu, along with a few new items," reads an announcement. Delsy is a native of Colombia, living in the Seattle area for ... Read more...
Friday, October 17, 2014 -- 10:50 am
Past the Popcorn: Bill Murray a Treasure in St. Vincent
The Waterland Blog - ... oyable. St. Vincent opens today at the Regal Meridian 16 in downtown Seattle nothing local! Won't it be nice when Des Moines has its own theater again? Read more...




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