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‘Cyber Defense Competition’ will hack off at Highline College April 1-3

‘Cyber Defense Competition’ will hack off at Highline College April 1-3

College students from around the Pacific Northwest will have the chance to practice thwarting hackers during the annual Pacific Rim Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, scheduled for April 1–3, 2016,... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Newly constructed, 2-story, 5-BD home

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Newly constructed, 2-story, 5-BD home

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this SATURDAY and SUNDAY, is an impressive, newly constructed, two-story, 5-bedroom home with nine-foot... [Read more]

Advertiser Salon Michelle’s ‘Girls Night In’ w/Lips & Lashes will be Sat., April 2

Advertiser Salon Michelle’s ‘Girls Night In’ w/Lips & Lashes will be Sat., April 2

Advertiser Salon Michelle will be holding a ‘Girls Night In’ featuring Lips & Lashes on Saturday, April 2, from 3 – 5 p.m.: “Please join us for our first annual spring Girls Night... [Read more]

Welcome new Advertiser Liberty Tax Service in Des Moines

Welcome new Advertiser Liberty Tax Service in Des Moines

We are happy to welcome aboard new Advertiser Liberty Tax Service, located in the heart of Des Moines (map below). They are celebrating their fourth year of tax preparation here. It’s hard to believe,... [Read more]

PODCAST: Man accused of fatal crash blames GPS; Teacher acquitted & more…

PODCAST: Man accused of fatal crash blames GPS; Teacher acquitted & more…

Here’s episode #42 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]

It’s official – Valley Cities will no longer pursue Woodmont Recovery Center

It’s official – Valley Cities will no longer pursue Woodmont Recovery Center

On Thursday, March 10, Kenneth Taylor, CEO of Valley Cities Behavioral Health Care – which had been planning on building a recovery center in Des Moines’ Woodmont neighborhood – sent a letter... [Read more]

Des Moines’ finances ‘definitely looking better’; union spat delays contract

Des Moines’ finances ‘definitely looking better’; union spat delays contract

by Jack Mayne The Des Moines City Council was told the city ended 2015 with a positive balance of $1.3 million on revenues of $18 million and expenditures of $17.4 million. The Council also delayed approving... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 3-BD Des Moines Marina Penthouse Condo

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 3-BD Des Moines Marina Penthouse Condo

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest’s Open House – open both this Saturday, March 12 and Sunday, March 13 – is a captivating 3-bedroom Des Moines Marina Penthouse... [Read more]

Have you seen Libby GaGa? This local tax business ‘waver’ is MISSING!

Have you seen Libby GaGa? This local tax business ‘waver’ is MISSING!

Mike Mason works at a local tax service, and he tells The Waterland Blog that their beloved ‘waver’ – a mannequin named Libby GaGa – is missing! Mason says that GaGa was  shipped up... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW announces Top Producers for February

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW announces Top Producers for February

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest released their Top Producer list for February, 2016, and congrats are in order for the #1 Agent, Dinato Luz: You can reach these top Agents... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open House: Secluded Rambler in Normandy Park

Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open House: Secluded Rambler in Normandy Park

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Open House – open this Sunday, March 6 – is a secluded, 2900-foot, 5-bedroom home in Normandy Park! This Rambler Home sits on almost... [Read more]

Dept. of Ecology seeking public comment on Des Moines cleanup site

Dept. of Ecology seeking public comment on Des Moines cleanup site

The Washington State Department of Ecology announced that it is seeking public comment on a cleanup site in Des Moines: The 1989 and 1998 cleanup of contaminated soil at the Davis Construction site,... [Read more]

Des Moines City Council opposes Tacoma methanol plant

Des Moines City Council opposes Tacoma methanol plant

by Jack Mayne A proposal for a $3.4 billion methanol plant in Tacoma’s tide flats has been put on hold, and the Des Moines City Council unanimously approved a resolution opposing the plant at Thursday’s... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Spacious 4-BD Normandy Park Rambler

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Spacious 4-BD Normandy Park Rambler

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Open House – open both this Saturday and Sunday – is a spacious Normandy Park rambler on a 1+ acre lot next to a park, with Lot A beach... [Read more]

Des Moines Yacht Club’s annual Marine Swap Meet will be Saturday, Mar. 19

Des Moines Yacht Club’s annual Marine Swap Meet will be Saturday, Mar. 19

The Des Moines Yacht Club’s 17th annual Indoor/Outdoor Marine Swap Meet will be held Saturday, March 19, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Considered the “largest Indoor Marine Swap Meet in the Northwest,”... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Rare, roomy 4-BD Normandy Park view home

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Rare, roomy 4-BD Normandy Park view home

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, Feb. 21, is a rare, roomy, 4-bedroom Normandy Park view home. Every once in awhile something... [Read more]

JOBS: Wesley Homes has openings for RNs, LPNs, Nursing Assistants & more

JOBS: Wesley Homes has openings for RNs, LPNs, Nursing Assistants & more

Advertiser Wesley Homes currently has job openings for RNs, LPNs, Nursing Assistants, wait staff, housekeepers and more. As a service organization, our employees are the center of what we do. That’s... [Read more]

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA’s Adult Basketball League starts Sunday, Feb. 21

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA’s Adult Basketball League starts Sunday, Feb. 21

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA will be starting its Adult Basketball League on Sundays, beginning this Sunday, Feb. 21: Here we go again! It’s time to start the Adult Basketball League so that means there... [Read more]