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Wanolitto: ‘Another great year for the best Farmers Market in South King County!’

Wanolitto: ‘Another great year for the best Farmers Market in South King County!’

What a year it was – lots of good weather, great food, music and wonderful people to mingle with, from the shoppers, friendly vendors and the many community groups who helped all season set up and take... [Read more]

PODCAST: Stabbing at local restaurant; Burien vs FAA?; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Stabbing at local restaurant; Burien vs FAA?; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #69 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]

Wanolitto’s Musings for Saturday’s FINAL Des Moines Farmers Market of 2016!

Wanolitto’s Musings for Saturday’s FINAL Des Moines Farmers Market of 2016!

Our sunshine luck ran out last Saturday at the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market when fall showed up with rain and wind. Still, a few hardy souls braved the weather and shopped and ate. Even with the... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burglar caught on camera; Jack Mayne on paid parking & more…

PODCAST: Burglar caught on camera; Jack Mayne on paid parking & more…

Here’s episode #68 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]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Sin and Waffles.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Sin and Waffles.

by Dave Markwell About 1 pm on a Tuesday afternoon, I walked by my son’s bedroom and instead of being annoyed by the fact that he was still asleep, (which did not surprise me since when I woke up at... [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 beautiful sunny day at the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market greeted shoppers and Food Truckee’s. And, did you see all the kids (and adults) enjoying the Hot Wheels? There’s only two more... [Read more]

REMINDER: Zombie Fest is SATURDAY at Normandy Park Towne Center!

REMINDER: Zombie Fest is SATURDAY at Normandy Park Towne Center!

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

PODCAST: Man shot, killed; body found in airport restroom; Jack Mayne & more

PODCAST: Man shot, killed; body found in airport restroom; Jack Mayne & more

Here’s episode #67 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]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Wholly Moses!

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Wholly Moses!

by Dave Markwell While drinking my morning coffee the other day, my phone chimed, signaling an incoming text message. It was pretty early so my interest was piqued. As I checked the screen, the words... [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

What an unexpected sunny day last Saturday at the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market! The sun was out all day and the wind was nowhere to be felt. This coming Saturday is our annual Kids Back to School/Safety... [Read more]

PODCAST: Man shot, killed at motel; Jack Mayne on airport noise & more…

PODCAST: Man shot, killed at motel; Jack Mayne on airport noise & more…

Here’s episode #66 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]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: First Days

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: First Days

by Dave Markwell ‘Tis the season for first days. First days of school shake our kids loose from their cozy summer schedules and liberate parents from the hand and heart-wringing task of trying to mitigate... [Read more]

Calling all Anglophiles – 3rd annual English Fête will be Saturday, Sept. 10!

Calling all Anglophiles – 3rd annual English Fête will be Saturday, Sept. 10!

Fête rhymes with PLATE and you will HATE to miss the 3rd annual English Fete on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton. Festive village fetes are fairs,... [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 is getting ready to launch its last month of the 2016 season. If you remember, we usually ran thru October, but the weather is just too unpredictable, so we decided... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Blues & Brews Fest grosses over $64,500 at Beach Park on Saturday

PHOTOS: Blues & Brews Fest grosses over $64,500 at Beach Park on Saturday

The Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park’s 7th annual Blues & Brews Festival fundraiser grossed over $64,500 at Des Moines Beach Park on Saturday, Aug. 27. 100% of net proceeds will... [Read more]

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

PHOTO: Amazing sunset as seen from Des Moines Marina

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]