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Sunday, November 23, 2014 -- 10:00 am
Rainier Youth Choirs to perform holiday concert
Auburn Reporter - ... donation amount. Colla Voce 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 sponsored ... Read more...
Saturday, November 22, 2014 -- 7:10 pm
Program shields landlords willing to rent to the homeless
Seattle Times - ... to become part of LLP. He was skeptical himself when Alena Rogers, 38, expressed interest in renting at his Des Moines apartment building last year. Rogers told him about her criminal history, bouts of homelessness that began in 2005, and past drug ... Read more...
Saturday, November 22, 2014 -- 8:50 am
Four new Federal Way police officers sworn in
Federal Way Mirror - ... Nuclear and high-yield Explosives Response Team. He was previously employed at the Federal Detention Center in Des Moines. He joined the Federal Way Police Department in December 2013 and graduated from the basic police academy in June. Lemmon grew ... Read more...
Friday, November 21, 2014 -- 8:06 pm
Feds deport Chinese man convicted in fatal Des Moines crash
Seattle Times - A Chinese national who caused a fatal crash in Des Moines in 2012 has been deported and is barred from returning to the U.S. for 10 years, according to a spokesman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Seattle. Yichun Xu, 21, was released from the state Department of Corrections on Oct. 6 and was immediately booked into the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, said ICE spokesman Andrew Munoz. Read more...
Friday, November 21, 2014 -- 5:30 pm
Final suspect arrested in Lakewood home invasion
KOMO News - Police have arrested their third suspect in connection with a violent home invasion robbery that left another suspect dead Tuesday night. Lt. Chris Lawler of the Lakewood police says the 17-year-old suspect was arrested Friday afternoon in Des Moines. Read more...
Friday, November 21, 2014 -- 5:00 pm
Man charged with vehicular homicide in crash that killed four, severely injured one
Auburn Reporter - The King County Prosecutor's office on Friday charged a 38-year-old Des Moines man with four counts of vehicular homicide and one count of vehicular assault for the accident Oct. 25 on Auburn Way South that killed four young people and severely injured a fifth. Police say Nicholas W. Anderson had taken a friend's Nissan and, under the influence of alcohol, was driving it at least 60 mph in a posted 35-mph zone just before 2 a.m. when he lost control, left the road and slammed into a tree and mowed down three utility boxes. Read more...
Friday, November 21, 2014 -- 1:13 pm
Repeat DUI charged in Auburn wreck that killed 4
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - A Des Moines man faces four counts of vehicular homicide following an Auburn wreck that prosecutors suspect was caused by drunk driving. Nicholas W. Anderson is accused of causing a 2 a.m. crash on Oct. 25 after losing control of his car in the 3700 block of Auburn Way South. Read more...
Friday, November 21, 2014 -- 12:52 pm
City of Des Moines wants your help - take an online survey
The Waterland Blog - The City of Des Moines wants to build a shared vision for the future, and are asking residents to help direct the Comprehensive Plan Update by giving feedback via an online survey. "We want to hear what issues you face as a community member and what opportunities there are to inform public policy changes at the City level," reads an announcement. Read more...
Thursday, November 20, 2014 -- 11:30 am
Sawant spends five hours in jail and continues $15 wage push
Seattle Times - ... and fight for $15 an hour for all workers." Sawant was booked into the South Correctional Entity Regional Jail in Des Moines at 5:37 p.m. for investigation of disorderly conduct and released at 10:29 p.m., according to jail staff. SeaTac police ... Read more...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 -- 9:34 pm
Sawant among 4 arrested in Sea-Tac minimum-wage protest
Seattle Times - ... not on the sidewalk would be arrested. The four were booked into the South Correctional Entity Regional Jail in Des Moines shortly after 5:30 p.m. and remained there for at least three hours. Socrates Bravo, 25, who works as a ramp agent unloading ... Read more...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 -- 1:57 pm
Law enforcement exercises to be held on Des Moines waterfront on Nov. 25
The Waterland Blog - On Tuesday Nov. 25, the King County Sheriff's Office TAC 30 team will be hosting a multi-agency maritime operations exercise in the area of the Des Moines waterfront, including the marina. The main landing zone for the helicopter will be the Des Moines Marina. Read more...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 -- 1:29 pm
Normandy Park Police bust hanging basket thief using GPS tracking unit
The Normandy Park Blog - ... that it was "on the move". Officers were able to track the plant as it was heading south on 1st Ave S towards Des Moines. Officers monitored the GPS unit and saw that it stopped at an address in Des Moines. Sgt. Laswell arrived on scene and observed ... Read more...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 -- 10:27 am
Man fatally shot last week in Des Moines identified
Seattle Times - The man who was fatally shot in the front yard of a Des Moines home last week has been identified by the King County Medical Examiner as Robert H. Ward. According to police, Ward was among a number of people at a get-together at a home in the 20100 block of Des Moines Memorial Drive on the morning of Nov. 12 when an argument broke out. Read more...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 -- 4:43 pm
'Waste Reduction Grants' awarded to Midway and North Hill Elementary Schools
The Waterland Blog - The Des Moines City Council, along with Recology CleanScapes, recently awarded 'Waste Reduction Grants' to Midway and North Hill Elementary Schools. Teachers, students, and parents at Midway and North Hill Elementary Schools were recognized by the Des Moines City Council and Recology CleanScapes, and accepted $2,500 checks for their efforts to increase recycling and reduce waste. Read more...
Monday, November 17, 2014 -- 7:30 am
Learn Wreath Making this Saturday at Zenith Holland Gardens in Des Moines
The Waterland Blog - Friend of the Blog and Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens in Des Moines will hold their terrific annual Wreath Making Class this Saturday, Nov. 22. You'll learn a skill to use for a lifetime. Students will receive seven Paper White bulbs free AND students get to keep their wreaths! Also, keep in mind that Zenith's Christmas tree sale starts this Friday, Nov. 21, and they will be open seven days a week. Read more...
Friday, November 14, 2014 -- 3:48 pm
Holiday Bazaar for Relay for Life will be Dec. 6 at Resurrection Lutheran Church
The Waterland Blog - The folks at Relay for Life of Highline will be holding a Holiday Bazaar on Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church, located at 134 S 206th Street in Des Moines. Read more...
Friday, November 14, 2014 -- 2:58 pm
Feel Good Friday: People we lovea
The Waterland Blog - ... has passed. It's a good hangover to have. [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, November 14, 2014 -- 8:49 am
Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Amazing 4-bedroom Des Moines view home
The White Center Blog - WCB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest's Open House - set for this Sunday, Nov. 16, is an amazing 4-bedroom view home in Des Moines! Walls of Venetian plaster and sandstone, with many art gallery-quality etched, leaded and stained glass windows and spectacular chandeliers adorn luxurious interior spaces with soft contours and colors. Walls of windows & French doors draw in private, spectacular views above Saltwater State Park, all located seconds from Saltys at Redondo Beach! Walls of Venetian plaster & sandstone with many art gallery-quality etched, leaded & stained glass windows & spectacular chandeliers adorn luxurious interior spaces w/ soft contours & colors. Read more...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 -- 6:05 pm
For 2nd day in a row, a shooting in Des Moines
The Waterland Blog - The Des Moines Police Department is reporting that a man was shot in the hand Thursday afternoon in the 22100 block of 30th Ave South, near Midway Park . Read more...
Thursday, November 13, 2014 -- 3:47 pm
Man shot in hand in Des Moines Thursday; shooter escapes
The Waterland Blog - The Des Moines Police Department is reporting that a man was shot in the hand Thursday afternoon in the 22100 block of 30th Ave South, near Midway Park . According to Public Information Officer Sgt. Read more...




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