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Thursday, May 28, 2015 -- 6:02 pm
Long-term vision sorely needed on light rail route | Inside Politics
Federal Way Mirror - ... for light rail from the Angle Lake station, currently under construction on State Route 99, south through Kent-Des Moines and Federal Way to Tacoma? It is a large area and the answer is full of both technical and political challenges, as well as ... Read more...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 -- 5:33 pm
Text? Talk? Ticket! Extra cellphone enforcement kicks off next week in King County
Kent Reporter - ... to distracted driving and aggressive behaviors". The Algona, Auburn, Bellevue, Black Diamond, Burien, Covington, Des Moines, Enumclaw, Federal Way, Issaquah, Kent, Kirkland, Lake Forest Park, Maple Valley, Mercer Island, Newcastle, Pacific, Port of ... Read more...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 -- 5:24 pm
'Smoke on the Water' fundraiser for Fireworks will be Wednesday, July 1
The Waterland Blog - A fundraiser BBQ called 'Smoke on the Water' will be held from 5:30 - 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1 at Des Moines Beach Park, to benefit Destination Des Moines' efforts to put on a 4th of July Fireworks Show. Tickets are $15 for Adults, $12 for Seniors and $9 for kids 12 and under . Read more...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 -- 3:28 pm
Des Moines Police Department gets State Accreditation from WASPC
The Waterland Blog - The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs recognized the Bothell and Des Moines Police Departments and the Mason County Sheriffs Office with Accreditation awards at their Spring Conference and Exposition in Spokane Washington on May 20, 2015. All three departments initiated the Accreditation process in 2013, and have worked over the past two years to meet the policy and practice requirements to satisfy compliance with WASPC's 131 standards. Read more...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 -- 4:59 am
InventHelp Inventor Develops Environmentally Friendly Grill
PRWeb - "I love outdoor grilling, but I know that it requires a lot of charcoal, propane or other fuels," said an inventor from Des Moines, Wash. "I knew that there had to be a more environmentally friendly, safe, fossil-free way to grill foods, which inspired me to invent this green grill." Read more...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 -- 12:06 pm
Beach Park FREE Summer Concert Series will be Wednesday nights July 1-Aug. 12
The Waterland Blog - The FREE Des Moines Beach Park 2015 Summer Concert Series will run on Wednesday nights, starting July 1 and continuing to Aug. 12. The concerts will be from 7 - 8:30 p.m., and Des Moines Beach Park is located at 22030 Cliff Ave South. "Summer weather has finally arrived! Join us every Wednesday night for our outdoor concert series beginning July 1, weekly through August 12, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Des Moines Beach Park on the shores of Puget Sound." Read more...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 -- 10:49 am
The Bothell Police Department received WASPC Accredited status
Bothell Reporter - The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs recognized the Bothell and Des Moines Police Departments and the Mason County Sheriffs Office with Accreditation awards at their Spring Conference and Exposition in Spokane Washington on May 20. All three departments initiated the Accreditation process in 2013 and has worked over the past two years to meet the policy and practice requirements to satisfy compliance with WASPC's 131 standards. "Those law enforcement agencies that voluntarily elect to pursue WASPC accreditation are not only seeking organizational excellence by meeting best practices, they are instilling higher levels of discipline and accountability throughout their agency. Read more...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 -- 4:21 pm
DJ Jolene to Leave Rock Radio Bastion KISW After 11 Years
The Stranger - ... at Entercom Seattle, who has worked with Jolene since she started at KISW. "Jo came to us over 11 years ago from Des Moines on the recommendation of childhood friend Ryan Castle. Starting at night, then to Assistant Music Director, then adding host ... Read more...
Monday, May 25, 2015 -- 11:01 am
May 31 community-wide Memorial for Carmen Scott has been canceled
The Waterland Blog - ... which were diagnosed in May, 2013. The paved trail running from the Marina to the turnaround at the start of the Des Moines Beach Park Trail was re-named in her honor. She long ago recognized its' historical importance, as well as the importance of ... Read more...
Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 3:49 pm
Community invited to enjoy Highline College student art show June 1-2
The Waterland Blog - ... Seattle and Tacoma at South 240th Street and Pacific Highway South (Highway 99); address: 2400 S. 240th St., Des Moines, Wash. INFO: Highline College is holding the annual Art and Design Portfolio Show on June 1-2, which features the work of ... Read more...
Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 12:20 pm
B&E Meats to open in A&J Building this summer
Queen Anne View - ... Bob and Earl Green first opened the original Burien location in 1958. In 1978, they opened a second location in Des Moines. After 40+ years in business, they retired in 1999 - and now Bob's son, Jeff, and his wife, Trisha, run the family business. ... Read more...
Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 9:17 am
Federal Way City Council recommends I-5 route for light rail extension
Federal Way Mirror - ... Sound Transit officials are planning the next phase of the currently-funded section from Angle Lake to the Kent/Des Moines area. This includes light rail and a station at South 272nd Street - light rail they have voter approval for but no current ... Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 4:18 pm
City of Des Moines proclaims June as 'Music4Life Month'
The Waterland Blog - ... Details on ways to help can be found at www.Music4Life.org . For the past several years, The Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park has been holding a major fundraiser called the Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival, which donates a majority of the ... Read more...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 -- 11:19 pm
Man shot at convenience store in Des Moines Wednesday afternoon
The Waterland Blog - Des Moines Police are investigating a mysterious shooting that sent one man to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries Wednesday afternoon . The shooting happened just after 1 p.m. at a 7-11 convenience store located at 260th and Pacific Highway South. Read more...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 -- 9:44 pm
Wanolitto's Musings: Just a little over 2 weeks until the Farmers Market opens
The Waterland Blog - Wanolitto says it is a little more than two weeks until Opening Day - Saturday, June 6 - for the 2015 Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market ! Coming off another very successful season, the Market will be bringing you many special events for its 10th Anniversary Season. The word "Waterfront" will be prominent again at The Des Moines Marina , where you will be able to enjoy your favorite market vendors and sample many prepared foods. Read more...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 -- 5:24 pm
Buckle up! City of SeaTac participating in 'Click It or Ticket' patrols May 18-31
The SeaTac Blog - ... to help ensure children are riding safely in the car." In King County, the Auburn, Bellevue, Burien, Covington, Des Moines, Enumclaw, Federal Way, Issaquah, Kent, Kirkland, Lake Forest Park, Maple Valley, Mercer Island, Newcastle, Port of Seattle, ... Read more...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 -- 3:20 pm
Federal Way fire commissioner Mark Freitas won't seek re-election
Federal Way Mirror - After serving as a South King Fire and Rescue board of fire commissioner since 1998, Federal Way resident Mark Freitas is ready for 2015 to be his last year. "It's been an honor and privilege to serve the community of Federal Way, Des Moines, unincorporated King County for the past 17-and-a-half years," Freitas said in an interview. Read more...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 -- 1:16 pm
South County's Ken Rogers and Marion Yoshino file for Port of Seattle race
The Waterland Blog - Two South King County residents have filed for election to the Port of Seattle Commission Position 5 to replace incumbent Commissioner Bill Bryant, who is said to not be seeking re-election. Former Normandy Park City Councilmember Marion Yoshino and Delta Airlines pilot and board member Ken Rogers of Des Moines filed on Monday. Read more...
Monday, May 11, 2015 -- 5:06 pm
Security cuts short attempt to steal saws | Police Blotter Part 2
Renton Reporter - ... provided her identity to the Renton store. CHILD FOUND SAFE: A 2-year-boy, the subject of an Amber alert in Des Moines April 15 and apparently the victim of a kidnapping, was found in Renton. A Renton couple had been asked to babysit the child by a ... Read more...
Monday, May 11, 2015 -- 12:46 pm
Click it or Ticket extra patrols on streets May 18-31
Kent Reporter - ... restrained. Extra patrols in King County will include police agencies from Auburn, Bellevue, Burien, Covington, Des Moines, Enumclaw, Federal Way, Issaquah, Kent, Kirkland, Lake Forest Park, Maple Valley, Mercer Island, Newcastle, Port of Seattle, ... Read more...



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