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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 -- 8:47 am
PHOTOS: Scenes from Normandy Park's 2014 'Zombie Fest'
The Normandy Park Blog - ... 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 ... Read more...
Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 5:51 pm
Renton among cities receiving flood grant money
Renton Reporter - ... issues in this area for some time. The new drainage system will work to alleviate those flooding issues. City of Des Moines-$200,000 : For the Lower Massey Creek Channel Modification Project. The project location floods every 3-to-5 years, severely ... Read more...
Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 2:36 pm
REMINDER: Candidate Forum is Tuesday night: Gregerson vs Burrage
The SeaTac Blog - 30, at 7 p.m. Burrage has served previously in the Legislature, was a King County Superior Court Judge and is currently a Des Moines City Councilmember. Read more...
Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 11:54 am
Motorcyclist critically injured in Federal Way crash that closed Pacific Highway
Federal Way Mirror - ... at approximately 9:56 a.m. at the intersection of South 279th Street and Pacific Highway South. A 79-year-old Des Moines driver entered the highway southbound from South 279th Street, when the motorcyclist traveling in the same direction had just ... Read more...
Monday, September 29, 2014 -- 11:49 am
Highline College celebrates Disability Awareness Month in October
Kent Reporter - The public is invited to free events to de-stigmatize mental illness as Highline College celebrates Disability Awareness Month throughout October. All events will be on Highline College's main campus in Des Moines, located midway between Seattle and Tacoma at South 240th Street and Pacific Highway South . Read more...
Saturday, September 27, 2014 -- 3:02 pm
Emily Vandehey: Soccer standout is homecoming queen at Banks
The Courier Mailer - ... to study sports medicine and continue her soccer career, likely at Linfield or Highline Community College in Des Moines, Washington. As for the football game, sophomore Jake Evans had two first-quarter touchdown passes in his first varsity start, ... Read more...
Friday, September 26, 2014 -- 5:43 pm
Wrongfully imprisoned man awarded nearly $500,000
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... hopefully this compensation can help Brandon and his family, and others, move forward," said Rep. Tina Orwall , D-Des Moines, the law's sponsor. "I'm so proud." Before the measure was approved, lawsuits were the only option for people seeking ... Read more...
Friday, September 26, 2014 -- 1:36 pm
Feel Good Friday: Sir
The Waterland Blog - ... missed forever. The best people always are. [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...
Friday, September 26, 2014 -- 10:19 am
Still dancing - At 97, Gene Moy inspires
Northwest Asian Weekly - Dancers waiting in line included Betty Toy, Judy Sao, Jennifer Hanke, Linda Cheng, Cari Murotani, Grace Avila, Cindy La, Sally Soo, and Floise Chinn The fact that women ask Gene Moy to dance is not surprising, considering he knows all the steps to the various ballroom styles and has good rhythm. Moy dances several times a week and drives to different locations in Seattle, Renton, Tukwila, Kent, and Des Moines. Read more...
Monday, September 22, 2014 -- 9:08 pm
Candidates' Forum for 33rd District & Issues will be Monday, Sept. 29
The Waterland Blog - A Candidates' Forum is set for Monday, Sept. 29, starting at 7 p.m. at the Des Moines United Methodist Church, located at 22225 9th Ave. South. Read more...
Monday, September 22, 2014 -- 9:08 pm
Spaghetti Dinner to benefit Senior Programs & Services will be Friday, Oct. 3
The Waterland Blog - Save the date: Friday, Oct. 3 from 5 - 7 p.m. at the Des Moines Activity Center, 2045 S 216th Street in Des Moines! Sponsor Normandy Park Senior Living teams up with Des Moines Activity Center volunteers and staff to kick off the fall with this fundraiser in support of programs and services that enhance the experience of being an older adult. Read more...
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...




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