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FREE ‘Squid-A-Rama’ is Saturday, Nov. 5 at the MaST Center at Redondo

FREE ‘Squid-A-Rama’ is Saturday, Nov. 5 at the MaST Center at Redondo

FREE AND FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! The annual – and FREE – ‘Squid-A-Rama’ will be at the MaST Center at Redondo this Saturday, Nov. 5, from 4– 7:30 p.m. MaST Center divers and Marine... [Read more]

Benefit concert for teen superhero ‘Sidekick Collective’ will be Sun., Nov. 6

Benefit concert for teen superhero ‘Sidekick Collective’ will be Sun., Nov. 6

On Sunday, Nov. 6, Los Angeles-based recording artist Shannon Curtis will perform a benefit concert for The Sidekick Collective, a statewide non-profit that provides seed funding to high schoolers who... [Read more]

PODCAST: Diamond theft; taking on the FAA; bad logo; weather & more…

PODCAST: Diamond theft; taking on the FAA; bad logo; weather & more…

Here’s episode #74 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: Night Dive.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Night Dive.

by Dave Markwell Several lifetimes ago, I drove to Costa Rica with a couple of buddies. We slept in my 1986 Vanagon with each other’s feet in our faces. We ate cheap street tacos and drank cheap beer.... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding Trick-or-Treat event on Monday

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding Trick-or-Treat event on Monday

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a Halloween Trick or Treat event on Monday, Oct. 31, from 3 – 6 p.m. Play games, enjoy candy and treats. Des Moines United Methodist Church is located... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burien man sentenced for shooting; Jack Mayne on airport; more…

PODCAST: Burien man sentenced for shooting; Jack Mayne on airport; more…

Here’s episode #73 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: Finish Lines.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Finish Lines.

by Dave Markwell Each morning I wake up and go for a walk. I contemplate my day as I take my little two-mile stroll from my house around the Marina. My little morning jaunt is more meditative than a part... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding unique concert Saturday night

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding unique concert Saturday night

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a unique concert of Music with Julia Adams (violin/viola) and two Composers – Justin Henderlight (oboe) & Steven Luksan (piano/organ) this Saturday,... [Read more]

PODCAST: Former Des Moines City Manager goes to Burien; Jack Mayne…

PODCAST: Former Des Moines City Manager goes to Burien; Jack Mayne…

Here’s episode #72 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: Broken bits.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Broken bits.

by Dave Markwell I don’t work on Tuesdays. By “don’t work”, I don’t mean that I lie on the couch eating delicious grilled sandwiches all day. (Though, this, frankly, sounds like a pretty damn... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Sorry I haven’t written for a long time…here’s why!

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Sorry I haven’t written for a long time…here’s why!

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 14-year old special needs student at Mt. Rainier High School in Des Moines. In 2016 she was named “Citizen of the Year” by the City of Burien. She has also... [Read more]

REVIEW: ‘The Toxic Avenger’ will truly entertain and the cast talent saves the day

REVIEW: ‘The Toxic Avenger’ will truly entertain and the cast talent saves the day

Mayor of Tromaville Babs Belgoody dances on a desk surrounded by, from left to right, corrupt waste management executives (Rico Lastrapes and John Williams Lynch) and environmental nerd Melvin Ferd the... [Read more]

PODCAST: Creepy Clowns, illegal fireworks, school bond, weather & more…

PODCAST: Creepy Clowns, illegal fireworks, school bond, weather & more…

Here’s episode #71 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: Finding words.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Finding words.

by Dave Markwell The other morning I woke up with an ominous sense that something was just not right. My household is one of rituals. My morning always begins with my old dog, Diego, doing his pee-pee... [Read more]

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]