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Sunday, September 21, 2014 -- 4:25 am
The Marine View Driver: Cruising With the Chevy Celebrity
The Waterland Blog - ... Not bad! Snoqualmie is, however, subjected to the warmish salty air that blows easterly from the Puget Sound (Des Moines) and the Pacific Ocean. So the snow comes heavy and wet, but late. This November was no different. There had been snow but as ... Read more...
Friday, September 19, 2014 -- 11:26 am
Feel Good Friday: The Primary Objective
The Waterland Blog - ... It deserves our joya we deserve our joya [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 extols ... Read more...
Friday, September 19, 2014 -- 8:16 am
Gift from Yoshidas sets example for other industries - Thursday, 18 September 2014 15:26
The Newberg Graphic - ... Pacific Northwest as a young man, Junki floundered to find his footing. It was at Highline Community College in Des Moines, Wash., near Seattle, that he built the foundation from which he would achieve his own American Dream. We join the students, ... Read more...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 -- 9:25 pm
All Highline area city councils back bond for new schools, critical improvements
The Waterland Blog - The city councils located within the borders of Highline Public Schools all passed resolutions this month endorsing the district's construction bond measure to repair or replace deteriorating schools and ease overcrowding. election ballot the construction bond would rebuild Highline High School, replace Des Moines Elementary School, build two new middle schools and make critical renovations at Tyee and Evergreen campuses. Read more...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 -- 2:20 pm
Des Moines Police Department opens up new anonymous crime tip line
The Waterland Blog - The Des Moines Police has created an anonymous crime tip line for citizens wishing to provide information on criminal activity in the city: "The crime tip line is an electronic voicemail system that is checked regularly by police department staff," reads an announcement. "You will not speak to anyone directly on this line. Read more...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 -- 7:45 am
Penelope Wright
Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune - ... the former Longacres site. She retired from Boeing in 1998. She married Sam Wright on Dec. 27, 1982. The lived in Des Moines Wash., before building their dream home in the Aeneas Valley. She was past president of the Aeneas Valley Women's group and ... Read more...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 -- 10:47 am
Kent City Council committee to study fireworks ban
Kent Reporter - ... said as he asked city staff to track down numbers from neighboring cities with bans, such as Renton, Tukwila, Des Moines and SeaTac. "That to me would be helpful if we can get that (data) in the future." Berrios came away disappointed that city ... Read more...
Monday, September 15, 2014 -- 5:35 pm
Editorial: The Times recommends Tina Orwall, Karen Keiser, Mia Gregerson in the 33rd District
Seattle Times - In the 33rd Legislative District, The Seattle Times editorial board recommends Rep. Tina Orwall, D-Des Moines, for House Pos. 1, Rep. Mia Gregerson, D-SeaTac for House Pos. Read more...
Monday, September 15, 2014 -- 11:07 am
Save the Date: Candidate Forum Tuesday, Sept. 30: Gregerson vs Burrage
The Normandy Park Blog - Burrage has served previously in the Legislature, was a King County Superior Court Judge and is currently a Des Moines City Councilmember. The event is free and open to everyone and anyone, and is sponsored by The SeaTac Blog and The Waterland Blog. Read more...
Saturday, September 13, 2014 -- 8:27 am
Prepared for a 'Zombie Fest'? Fun event will focus on emergency preparedness
The Waterland Blog - The 3rd annual 'Zombie Fest' will crawl into the Normandy Park Towne Center from 4 - 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27! This year's theme - aside from lots of fun - is to raise Awareness about Disaster Preparedness, provide visibility for local businesses and raise money for the Highline Schools Foundation Excel Grant program, the Highline Food Bank, the Des Moines Food Bank and the Friends of Normandy Park Foundation, a new 501 c3 that will raise funds and plan events to boost awareness about Normandy Park as a great place to live and work. Read more...
Friday, September 12, 2014 -- 11:19 am
Feel Good Friday: a Morning.
The Waterland Blog - ... and the idea that dreams really can come true. [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...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 -- 6:22 pm
Volunteers needed for Community Litter Clean-Up Event Saturday, Sept. 27
The Waterland Blog - The City of Des Moines Community Litter Clean-Up Event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and volunteers are needed! "If you aren't able to make this event, but still want to help out, please get a group of your neighbors together, pick a section of your neighborhood or street, and work on that. Read more...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 -- 3:27 pm
Kent City Council committee passes recreational marijuana business ban
Kent Reporter - ... seems like more head in the sand type of behavior." Berrios said because neighboring cities (Renton, Covington, Des Moines) allow the businesses it makes it easier for Kent to ban them. "The impact on our citizens is minimized because we have cities ... Read more...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 -- 2:07 pm
'The future is in your hands!' Volunteers still needed for advisory committees
The Waterland Blog - Applications are due by Sept. 19 for individuals wishing to serve on the 2015 Des Moines Ad Hoc Parks, Recreation and Senior Services Master Plan Citizen Advisory Committee. Read more...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 -- 12:48 pm
Ram coach accentuates the positive
Federal Way News - ... for players -- past and present -- to peruse, and everyone else out there, too. Mack noted that in the area of Des Moines a good group of players comes from a tougher neighborhood, less income, and more challenges. And he wants those players, and ... Read more...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 -- 11:34 am
Back-to-School 'Food Truck-In' at this Saturday's Des Moines Farmers Market
The Waterland Blog - ... to treat you to a fabulous lunch or a take home dinner! This Special Day is one of the biggest of the season. The Des Moines Police Foundation will have a booth to tell people about its future plans for funding projects and showing their logo wear. ... Read more...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 -- 10:38 pm
Sign up for Mt. Rainier Pool's 'Pumpkin Plunge' at Farmers Market Saturday
The Waterland Blog - Registrations for Mount Rainier Pool's first-ever Pumpkin Plunge will be available at Kids Day at the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market this Saturday, Sept. 13. Instead of braving rainy or chilly weather to pick out their perfect pumpkin for Halloween, kids can jump into the Mount Rainier Pool on Sunday, Oct. 26 to "rescue" their future jack-o-lantern. Read more...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 -- 6:46 pm
Des Moines Historical Society's 'Salt of the Sea: A Fisherman's Story' is Wed. night
The Waterland Blog - The Des Moines Historical Society is presenting "The Salt of the Sea: A Fisherman's Story" as told by local historian and fisherman Bill Rudberg this Wednesday night, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. Come and listen to Bill share fascinating pictures and stories of life at sea on board the schooner, C.A. Thayer, captained by Ed Shields . Read more...
Friday, September 5, 2014 -- 5:51 pm
Arfee Owner Hires Pet Legal Expert
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/ Becky Kramer , SR. More here. Read more...
Friday, September 5, 2014 -- 4:26 pm
Feel Good Friday: Unsentimental.
The Waterland Blog - ... bad thing. Life is a pretty fun game to playa [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...




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