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Learn about ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid-Story of Roy Olmstead’ on Wed. May 10

Learn about ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid-Story of Roy Olmstead’ on Wed. May 10

Local historian/lawyer/writer Steve Edmiston (pictured, left) will present ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid – Story of Roy Olmstead’ at a fundraiser for the Des Moines Historical Society on Wednesday,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Community Forum on airplane noise is TONIGHT

REMINDER: Community Forum on airplane noise is TONIGHT

REMINDER: The Des Moines Chapter of the National Quiet Skies Coalition will hold a Community Forum TONIGHT –– Wednesday, April 26, 2017, starting at 6:30 p.m. – at Mt. Rainier High School. This... [Read more]

After 70 years, historic business Furney’s Nursery will be closing

After 70 years, historic business Furney’s Nursery will be closing

After 70 years in business in Des Moines, Furney’s Nursery announced on Monday, April 24 that it will be closing at the end of May. Staff from the historic nursery, located at 21215 Pacific Highway... [Read more]

Wastemobile hazardous waste collection at Des Moines Marina this weekend

Wastemobile hazardous waste collection at Des Moines Marina this weekend

The Wastemobile, a traveling household hazardous waste collection service in King County, continues its 2017 season with a collection event at the Des Moines Marina this weekend – Friday, April 21 through... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: New Ballard 2-BD & Exceptional Des Moines Condo

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: New Ballard 2-BD & Exceptional Des Moines Condo

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this weekend. The first Open House is this brand new unit in Ballard, open on both Saturday... [Read more]

Fundraiser for local youth basketball team will be Saturday, May 6

Fundraiser for local youth basketball team will be Saturday, May 6

TEAM SWISH SPRING FLING BAZAAR **Just in time for Mothers Day** Come shop with over 30 vendors and crafters at a fundraiser for a local youth Basketball team: WHERE: 134 So. 206th St. Des Moines WA... [Read more]

Enjoy Huli Huli Island style Roasted Chicken & Ribs at Saturday Fundraiser

Enjoy Huli Huli Island style Roasted Chicken & Ribs at Saturday Fundraiser

Print this ad and bring it with you to receive $1 off your plate of choice! or mention Owen (or The B-Town Blog) sent you! Enjoy a Huli Huli Island style Roasted Chicken and Ribs Plate Fundraising event... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Savings up to 75% off at TL Sea Diving’s EGG-stravaganza Sale on Sat. April 15!

Savings up to 75% off at TL Sea Diving’s EGG-stravaganza Sale on Sat. April 15!

Come on out to TL Sea Diving’s one day Sale EGG-stravsganza from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 15, when you can meet factory reps and enjoy savings up to 75% on select merchandise! Hoppin’... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: 3-BD in Des Moines & Shorewood View Home

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: 3-BD in Des Moines & Shorewood View Home

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this weekend. The first is this 3-bedroom Des Moines home priced at $290,000 on Saturday: Just... [Read more]

Pancake Breakfast fundraiser will be this Saturday, April 1 at Judson Park

Pancake Breakfast fundraiser will be this Saturday, April 1 at Judson Park

A Pancake Breakfast fundraiser will be held this Saturday, April 1, from 8 – 11 a.m. at Judson Park Retirement Home. This will benefit the Judson Park Resident Foundation. Minimum Donation: $5... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Save $25.00 on Open Water Course Fees at TL Sea Diving

Save $25.00 on Open Water Course Fees at TL Sea Diving

In nearly 19 years of operation, TL Sea is one of the most customer driven, professional scuba diving operators in the region. They proudly hold the coveted rating of PADI 5-Star IDC (Instructor Development... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Emily’s Handmade Soaps to host LulaRoe Trunk Show this Saturday, March 25

Emily’s Handmade Soaps to host LulaRoe Trunk Show this Saturday, March 25

LulaRoe full-time consultant Christina will be bringing her entire LuLaRoe Inventory for you to shop in the comfort and relaxing aromas of Emily’s Handmade Soaps in downtown Des Moines. The event will... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Over $65,000 raised at 13th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival!

PHOTOS: Over $65,000 raised at 13th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival!

Our friends at the Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park tell us they raised an “unofficial” total of $65,056 from the 13th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival, held March 3 and 4! “Last... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: 3-BD Des Moines Charmer on huge lot

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: 3-BD Des Moines Charmer on huge lot

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate’s Open House – set for this SUNDAY, March 5 – is a 3-bedroom Des Moines Charmer tucked away on an oversized lot (nearly... [Read more]

Local Historians seek state recognition for infamous 1947 flying disc story

Local Historians seek state recognition for infamous 1947 flying disc story

Local historic group the Maury Island Incident Historical Society (“MIIHS”) has submitted a Resolution to Washington State Senators Karen Keiser (33rd District) and Sharon Nelson (34th District)... [Read more]

New study shows Highline College added $631.5 million to local economy

New study shows Highline College added $631.5 million to local economy

A new study found Highline College alumni and operations added $631.5 million to the King County economy during the 2014–15 fiscal year, the school announced Wednesday, Feb. 22: The added income translated... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ will be Thursday, March 2!

Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ will be Thursday, March 2!

Looking for your next great adventure – how about Scuba Diving? Come on out to TL Sea Diving’s Discover Pool Night on Thursday, March 2, 2017 and discover a Scuba intro, Dry Suit experiences, Peak... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber Business Awards & Recognition given out Friday

Seattle Southside Chamber Business Awards & Recognition given out Friday

Photos courtesy Andrew Crain Photography On Friday afternoon, Feb. 10, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its annual Awards and Recognition Luncheon at the Four Points by Sheraton Seattle... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: Meet NBA player Brian Scalabrine at breakfast Fri. morning

REMINDER: Meet NBA player Brian Scalabrine at breakfast Fri. morning

REMINDER: NBA player and developer Brian Scalabrine will be discussing The Adriana Senior Apartments at a Meet & Greet Pancake Breakfast this Friday, Feb. 10, from 7:30 – 9 a.m. at the Des Moines... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Wine Festival fundraiser will be back for its 13th year on March 3 & 4!

Poverty Bay Wine Festival fundraiser will be back for its 13th year on March 3 & 4!

Get ready to raise your wine glasses for a good cause – the Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be back at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium for its 13th year on Friday, March 3 & Saturday, March... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: Modern, 5-BD Home in North Hill

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: Modern, 5-BD Home in North Hill

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate’s Open House – set for this Saturday, Feb. 4 – is a new, modern style, 5-bedroom home in the desirable North Hill... [Read more]

Police shoot two men during homicide investigation in Des Moines Friday night

Police shoot two men during homicide investigation in Des Moines Friday night

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Two men were shot by King County Sheriff’s Officers during a homicide investigation in Des Moines Friday night, Jan. 27, 2017. Police say that detectives received... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet NBA player Brian Scalabrine at Pancake Breakfast for The Adriana Feb. 10

Meet NBA player Brian Scalabrine at Pancake Breakfast for The Adriana Feb. 10

NBA player and developer Brian Scalabrine will be discussing The Adriana Senior Apartments at a Meet & Greet Pancake Breakfast on Friday, Feb. 10, from 7:30 – 9 a.m. at the Des Moines Activity Center. The... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: Modern, 5-BD Home in North Hill

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: Modern, 5-BD Home in North Hill

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate’s Open House – set for both this SATURDAY and SUNDAY – is a new, modern style, 5-bedroom home in the desirable North... [Read more]