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PODCAST: Des Moines grapples with Pokémon Go craze, weather & more

PODCAST: Des Moines grapples with Pokémon Go craze, weather & more

Here’s episode #65 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

PHOTO: Amazing sunset as seen from Des Moines Marina Friday night

PHOTO: Amazing sunset as seen from Des Moines Marina Friday night

Courtesy DeNelle Knutzen comes this amazing photo of the gorgeous, red sunset – with a large plume of smoke from forest fires visible – as seen from the Des Moines Marina Friday night, Aug. 26 (click... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Arts Gala will be at Beach Park Auditorium on Friday, Sept. 16

Poverty Bay Arts Gala will be at Beach Park Auditorium on Friday, Sept. 16

The second annual Poverty Bay Arts Gala will be held on Friday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium. Salty’s Grill at Redondo and their chef will provide fantastic food at... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: A Fine Reward…

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: A Fine Reward…

by Dave Markwell Each morning I get up, start a pot of coffee, let my dogs outside and think about my day. When my dogs are finished with their business, I head back inside my house and pour my first... [Read more]

REMINDER: Blues & Brews Festival is SATURDAY at Des Moines Beach Park!

REMINDER: Blues & Brews Festival is SATURDAY at Des Moines Beach Park!

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. REMINDER: The 7th annual “Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival” is this SATURDAY, Aug. 27, at Des Moines Beach Park. The event will... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Another HOT day at the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market last week and the crowds flowed all day. A lot of vendors said they had one of their best days this season. The market sales are up about 7%... [Read more]

Get your tickets NOW – 7th annual Blues & Brews Festival is this SATURDAY!

Get your tickets NOW – 7th annual Blues & Brews Festival is this SATURDAY!

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. Get your tickets now – the 7th annual Blues and Brews festival is coming back this SATURDAY, Aug. 27 to the Des Moines Beach Park with music,... [Read more]

Final Beach Park Summer Concert will feature ‘The Coats’ Wednesday night

Final Beach Park Summer Concert will feature ‘The Coats’ Wednesday night

The final Beach Park Summer Concert will feature “The Coats” and be held this Wednesday night, Aug. 24, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at Des Moines Beach Park. Here are some videos of this great acapella... [Read more]

PODCAST: Man shot, killed; Burien Police save O.D. victim; Jack Mayne & more

PODCAST: Man shot, killed; Burien Police save O.D. victim; Jack Mayne & more

Here’s episode #64 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Zombie Fest Northwest returning for BRAINZ on Sat., Sept. 17

SAVE THE DATE: Zombie Fest Northwest returning for BRAINZ on Sat., Sept. 17

Mackenzie Bull won the 2015 kid’s costume contest with this amazing, haunting look. Photo by Scott Schaefer. SAVE THE DATE: Join 2,000+ zombies on Saturday, Sept. 17 for Zombie Fest Northwest, a FUN... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market experienced its first really hot day this year last Saturday and you could tell that shoppers were timid about coming out in it. The Clutter 2 Cash was a huge... [Read more]

‘Sacred Music for a New Century’ at Des Moines United Methodist Church Aug. 20

‘Sacred Music for a New Century’ at Des Moines United Methodist Church Aug. 20

A FREE concert called ‘Sacred Music for a New Century’ will be performed at Des Moines United Methodist Church on Saturday, Aug. 20. The show, which starts at 7 p.m., will be a performance... [Read more]

VIDEO: See who won FREE tickets to the Aug. 27 Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest!

VIDEO: See who won FREE tickets to the Aug. 27 Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest!

Congrats to Jeff High of Burien for winning two free tickets to the Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park’s ‘Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival’ which will be held on Saturday,... [Read more]

El Dorado West holding Car Show & Food Bank Fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 27

El Dorado West holding Car Show & Food Bank Fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 27

Advertiser El Dorado West will be holding a Car Show & Food Bank Fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at their campus, located at 1010 SW 134th Street in Burien. Here’s what... [Read more]

See ‘The Spongebob Movie’ for FREE at Des Moines Beach Park Friday night

See ‘The Spongebob Movie’ for FREE at Des Moines Beach Park Friday night

See ‘The Spongebob Movie’ for FREE at Des Moines Beach Park this Friday night, Aug. 12, with seating starting at 8 p.m. and the film beginning around dusk. Des Moines Beach Park is located... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

With the season half over the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is gearing up for the fall season and this means if you are a home canner, now is the time for you, as all the fruits and veggies are... [Read more]

PODCAST: New City Manager hired; Jack Mayne commentary & more

PODCAST: New City Manager hired; Jack Mayne commentary & more

Here’s episode #63 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church showing FREE movie Friday night

Des Moines United Methodist Church showing FREE movie Friday night

Des Moines United Methodist Church is showing a FREE Movie – starting at 7 p.m. tonight (Friday, Aug. 5) at its campus. Join the fun, fellowship & great snacks viewing “Miracles from Heaven”. An... [Read more]