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PODCAST: Armed man causes lockdowns; purse snatcher; Jack Mayne & more

PODCAST: Armed man causes lockdowns; purse snatcher; Jack Mayne & more

Here’s episode #77 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]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Do We Really Need to Talk About the O Line Again?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Do We Really Need to Talk About the O Line Again?

By Greg Wright A decidedly strange thing happened in the first quarter of Sunday’s dismal loss to Tampa Bay. No, it wasn’t the fact that the defense gave up two porous TDs to the opposing team.... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber giving away Seahawks tix at Dec. 9 Holiday Luncheon

Seattle Southside Chamber giving away Seahawks tix at Dec. 9 Holiday Luncheon

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce announced that it will be giving away two pairs of Seahawks tickets at its Dec. 9 Holiday Luncheon. “Courtesy of the generosity of board member Mike Bulleri,... [Read more]

Boeing Choir Christmas Concert at Des Moines United Methodist Church Sunday

Boeing Choir Christmas Concert at Des Moines United Methodist Church Sunday

There will be a Boeing Choir Christmas Concert at Des Moines United Methodist Church this Sunday, Dec 4, starting at 3:30 p.m. Join us for an afternoon of holiday music. Gift Baskets for silent auction... [Read more]

REVIEW: <i>The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)</i> is a holiday gift within a gift

REVIEW: The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged) is a holiday gift within a gift

Review by John Van de Ven. The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged), is a holiday gift within a gift – or a pageant within a play. The premise of the play (written by Reed Martin) is a pageant featuring a number of acts…

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s Bayside Brunch Fundraiser raises over $27,000

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s Bayside Brunch Fundraiser raises over $27,000

On Sunday, Nov. 6, Des Moines Legacy Foundation guests at the 16th annual Bayside Brunch raised over $27,000 for Des Moines and Normandy Park senior programs and services and recreation scholarships for... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding Holiday Rummage Sale Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding Holiday Rummage Sale Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a Holiday Rummage Sale this Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at its campus, located at 22225 9th Ave. S. Lots of holiday themed items to decorate... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Of Doug Baldwin, Russell Wilson, Mike Huard, and 1978

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Of Doug Baldwin, Russell Wilson, Mike Huard, and 1978

By Greg Wright I’m not always 100% certain I’m writing about something other journalists have failed to cover. But this week, I’ve got it locked… because I’m not going to... [Read more]

Enjoy Brass Quintet Concert of Holiday Music at Burien Actors Theatre Dec. 11

Enjoy Brass Quintet Concert of Holiday Music at Burien Actors Theatre Dec. 11

On Sunday, Dec. 11, enjoy the sounds of the season as Burien Actors Theatre presents a Holiday Concert with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra (NWSO) Brass Quintet—featuring internationally renowned... [Read more]

Past the Popcorn: <i>Moana</i> is Disney’s Delightful Animated Ocean Getaway

Past the Popcorn: Moana is Disney’s Delightful Animated Ocean Getaway

by Jeff Walls The new Disney animated film Moana may just be the movie that finally proves once and for all that Dwayne Johnson can do anything.  The wrestler-turned-actor has done action well, he’s... [Read more]

Des Moines Gospel Chapel presenting ‘Hark the Harold’ play on Sunday, Dec. 18

Des Moines Gospel Chapel presenting ‘Hark the Harold’ play on Sunday, Dec. 18

Des Moines Gospel Chapel will be presenting a Taproot Theatre Christmas Play – ‘Hark the Harold’ – on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 11 a.m. This is a hilarious and poignant presentation of the Christmas... [Read more]

Watch the Christmas Ships at Holiday Open House at MaST Center Dec. 15

Watch the Christmas Ships at Holiday Open House at MaST Center Dec. 15

As the festively-decorated Argosy Christmas Ships make their annual trip past Redondo Beach and the MaST Center, all are invited to a bonfire on the beach – or to stay warm inside and visit the aquarium... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Were You Screaming at Your TV Sunday Night, Too?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Were You Screaming at Your TV Sunday Night, Too?

By Greg Wright Just before halftime. New England takes the lead 14-12. Seattle with the ball at their own 25-yard line and 1:05 to go. Three timeouts available. A key third-down looms with 9 yards to go. Wilson... [Read more]

Holiday Gift Bazaar fundraiser for youth basketball team will be Saturday, Dec. 3

Holiday Gift Bazaar fundraiser for youth basketball team will be Saturday, Dec. 3

Don’t miss the 2016 Holiday Gift Bazaar, to be held Saturday, Dec. 3 at Resurrection Lutheran Church, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Do your holiday shopping away from the crowds. Bring your friends and enter... [Read more]

Des Moines/Normandy Park Rotary donates $15,000 to Highline Music4Life

Des Moines/Normandy Park Rotary donates $15,000 to Highline Music4Life

David Endicott, CEO of Music4Life, accepts an oversized check for $15,000 from Des Moines/Normandy Park Rotarians Dan Johnson and Carri Litowitz. On Wednesday Nov. 16, 2016, the Rotary Club of Des Moines... [Read more]

Photos with Santa at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Dec. 3

Photos with Santa at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Dec. 3

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest is inviting all (including even you naughty ones) to come get photos taken with SANTA during Burien’s Winterfest event on Saturday,... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Pretending.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Pretending.

by Dave Markwell I walked into my house and sensed disaster…again. Opening the front door, I was met with shredded napkins and a trail of rice leading up the stairs. At the top of the stairs, my old... [Read more]

Des Moines Creek Walk will be this Sunday, Nov. 20

Des Moines Creek Walk will be this Sunday, Nov. 20

A Des Moines Creek Walk will be held this Sunday, Nov. 20, starting at 11 a.m. We will meet at the Des Moines Marina near the fishing pier and restrooms, rain or shine, dogs are welcome on a leash. This... [Read more]