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PODCAST: Shooter with ‘HATRED’ tattoo on the run; rain in forecast & more…

PODCAST: Shooter with ‘HATRED’ tattoo on the run; rain in forecast & more…

Here’s episode #17 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Well-kept 3-BD Blakely Manor rambler

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Well-kept 3-BD Blakely Manor rambler

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both Saturday, Aug. 29 and Sunday, Aug. 30 – is a well-kept Blakely Manor rambler! This home is in move-in... [Read more]

‘Blues & Brews Pre-Funk’ will be Friday night at Normandy Park Towne Center

‘Blues & Brews Pre-Funk’ will be Friday night at Normandy Park Towne Center

A special ‘Pre-Funk’ party for Saturday’s Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be held this Friday night, Aug. 28, at the Normandy Park Towne Center, from 5 – 8 p.m. There... [Read more]

‘Meet the Candidates’ at Southwest King County Chamber reception Sept. 23

‘Meet the Candidates’ at Southwest King County Chamber reception Sept. 23

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a “Meet the Candidates” Reception on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton, Seattle Airport Southcenter. Candidates... [Read more]

City Council wants to move recovery center, but state law could block it

City Council wants to move recovery center, but state law could block it

Mayor Dave Kaplan. by Jack Mayne Mayor Dave Kaplan and Des Moines City Councilmembers say they would like to move the site of the approved Woodmont recovery center, but state law says such “essential... [Read more]

Brown Bear Car Wash giving out FREE car washes this Thursday, Aug. 27

Brown Bear Car Wash giving out FREE car washes this Thursday, Aug. 27

Celebrating its 58th anniversary, Brown Bear Car Wash will be giving out FREE washes to cars and trucks this Thursday (Aug. 27), including at its location in Des Moines. Hours for the special all day... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest will raise funds for needy kids Saturday, Aug. 29

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest will raise funds for needy kids Saturday, Aug. 29

by Tess Riski On Aug. 29th from Noon-8 p.m., the Des Moines Rotary Club will host the 6th annual Blues & Brews Festival. As Pacific Northwesterners flock from near and far, the Des Moines Beach Park... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Grand West Seattle Entertainment Home!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Grand West Seattle Entertainment Home!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, Aug. 23 – is a grand West Seattle Entertainment Home! This home features 4 bedrooms, 3 baths,... [Read more]

Wesley Homes hosting NY Times bestselling Author J.A. Jance on Sept. 9

Wesley Homes hosting NY Times bestselling Author J.A. Jance on Sept. 9

New York Times Bestselling mystery author J.A. Jance will discuss and sign her new thriller (and 51st novel), “Dance of the Bones,” at Advertiser Wesley Homes on Wednesday, Sept. 9, from 7 –... [Read more]

No pitchforks, but lots of shouts as residents reject Woodmont recovery center

No pitchforks, but lots of shouts as residents reject Woodmont recovery center

The acronyms “NIMBY = NLMEO” – which meant “Not In My Back Yard = No Longer My Elected Official” was posted on the wall. Photo by Scott Schaefer. by Jack Mayne Woodmont area residents... [Read more]

Large mental health facility approved for Woodmont area; plus, take our Poll

Large mental health facility approved for Woodmont area; plus, take our Poll

Artist renderings courtesy Valley Cities Mental Health. by Jack Mayne A 20,000 square foot mental health and medical facility along Pacific Highway in far southeast Des Moines has been approved despite... [Read more]

JOBS: HMSHost holding Job Fair at Sea-Tac Airport on Tuesday, Aug. 18

JOBS: HMSHost holding Job Fair at Sea-Tac Airport on Tuesday, Aug. 18

HMSHost at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is holding a JOB FAIR on Tuesday, Aug. 18, from 1 – 4 p.m. On-site Inteviews! WHERE: 17801 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98158. Room # – MT 292... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Stunning $189,000 Seahurst Condo!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Stunning $189,000 Seahurst Condo!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this Saturday and Sunday – is a stunning 2-bedroom Seahurst condo! Updates including new bath and... [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

They say that timing is everything, and did we ever hit the weather just right last Saturday with the sun shining on us before it turned sour. If you are into canning, now is the time to get your peaches,... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Spacious 4-BD in quiet Burien

Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Spacious 4-BD in quiet Burien

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday, Aug. 8 – is a solid, spacious 4-bedroom home on a corner lot in a quiet Burien neighborhood! This... [Read more]

Second annual Des Moines ‘Back to School Resource Fair’ a huge success

Second annual Des Moines ‘Back to School Resource Fair’ a huge success

On Thursday (Aug. 6), the Des Moines community held their second ‘Back to School Resource Fair’ where over 500 backpacks were distributed to students in need. Superintendent Susan Enfield... [Read more]

JOBS: Wesley Homes looking to hire in Nursing, Culinary Services & Admin

JOBS: Wesley Homes looking to hire in Nursing, Culinary Services & Admin

Advertiser Wesley Homes is looking for caring employees who enjoy making a positive difference in the lives of others! The ideal candidates love working with seniors. They have current openings in nursing... [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 Gebert’s classic Triumph was a smash hit with the shoppers and many comments to me were “we should have more like this”, it’s adds another dimension to the market. And, we found a perfect place... [Read more]

JOBS: New restaurant ‘Can’t Stop Smackin’ hiring Servers & Kitchen Help

JOBS: New restaurant ‘Can’t Stop Smackin’ hiring Servers & Kitchen Help

New restaurant ‘Can’t Stop Smackin’ – located in the Normandy Park Towne Center and opening very soon (perhaps within two weeks) – is looking to hire Servers and Kitchen help. This new business... [Read more]

Southwest King County Chamber President/CEO Carol Kolson is leaving

Southwest King County Chamber President/CEO Carol Kolson is leaving

Carol Kolson, President/CEO of the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce, announced on Monday (Aug. 3) that she will be leaving her position at the end of the year. Kolson cited as her reason that... [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

Isn’t it great to see all the fruits and vegetables coming into season at the farmers booths? I was told by one that the late summer/fall items could be a month early this year because of the warm weather,... [Read more]

JOBS: HMSHost hosting Job Fair at Sea-Tac Airport on Wednesday, Aug. 5

JOBS: HMSHost hosting Job Fair at Sea-Tac Airport on Wednesday, Aug. 5

HMSHOST TO HOST JOB FAIR FOR VARIETY OF RESTAURANTS AT SEA-TAC AIRPORT ON WEDNESDAY, AUG. 5! 25+ opportunities available! Interview directly with hiring managers! WHO: HMSHost at Seattle-Tacoma International... [Read more]