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The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Glaring Weakness

The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Glaring Weakness

By Greg Wright Even during the Seahawks’ championship season, it was easy to identify the team’s glaring weakness. These days? Not so much. Let’s take a walk through what have been their... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help awesome local art project this Saturday in Des Moines!

Volunteers needed to help awesome local art project this Saturday in Des Moines!

Don’t miss your chance to learn from a Master Artist while collaborating to create a work of art that will be permanently displayed along Des Moines’ beautiful waterfront: World-renown artist... [Read more]

‘Fear on the Pier’ at the MaST Center will be Saturday, Oct. 27

‘Fear on the Pier’ at the MaST Center will be Saturday, Oct. 27

The Marine Science and Technology (MaST) Center will host a free Halloween festival, “Fear on the Pier,” from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27. Help put together marine mammal skeletons... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Pete and the Middle Finger

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Pete and the Middle Finger

By Greg Wright Well, I guess I should have published this article on Thursday so I could beat the Seattle Times to a summary of the Seahawks’ history with flipping the bird. Alas! but I will just... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Today we’re going to talk about Community…

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Today we’re going to talk about Community…

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a special needs student at Mt. Rainier High School. In 2016, she was named “Citizen of the Year” by the City of Burien. Hey Readers! Today we’re going... [Read more]

Seattle Southside RTA: Get Deals & Discounts at Area’s Hottest Attractions

Seattle Southside RTA: Get Deals & Discounts at Area’s Hottest Attractions

From Advertiser Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority: Deals and Discounts At The Area’s Hottest Attractions The Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA) has developed a digital coupon... [Read more]

Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be this Saturday, Oct. 6

Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be this Saturday, Oct. 6

Fall is upon us and it’s time for Des Moines’ October Waterland Wine & Art Walk this Saturday, Oct. 6! This fun event will take place from Noon – 4 p.m. in the Marina District, on Marine... [Read more]

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of closing of Spanish Castle this coming weekend

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of closing of Spanish Castle this coming weekend

‘Spanish Castle Magic’ is a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the closing of the Spanish Castle Ballroom, and it’ll be held this coming weekend – Friday, Oct. 5 through Sunday,... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: That Tyler Lockett Contract

The Elephant in the Locker Room: That Tyler Lockett Contract

By Greg Wright Just prior to the beginning of the regular season, the Seahawks announced the signing of Tyler Lockett to a 3-year contract extension worth a reported $37.8 million. Lockett was one of... [Read more]

See George C Scott’s new sculpture ‘Kaleidoscope’ on Saturday, Oct. 6

See George C Scott’s new sculpture ‘Kaleidoscope’ on Saturday, Oct. 6

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation and renowned Artist George C Scott are collaborating to create a new sculpture – “Kaleidoscope” – funded by the Port of Seattle’s ACE grant program... [Read more]

Enjoy a Night of Hymns at Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday

Enjoy a Night of Hymns at Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday

Enjoy a night of your favorite Hymns at Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday, Sept. 29, starting at 7 p.m. Admission is FREE, and all are welcome. Sing along with “Harvest Music,”... [Read more]

LGBTQIA Week will provide support, awareness at Highline College Oct. 8-12

LGBTQIA Week will provide support, awareness at Highline College Oct. 8-12

The Highline Student Union will be the site of the second annual Resource Fair, where more than 50 on- and off-campus groups and organizations will offer information during the college’s annual LGBTQIA... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Punt Coverage

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Punt Coverage

By Greg Wright As much as I have heard about Seahawk punter Michael Dickson being a “weapon,” I have heard very little about Seattle’s punt coverage being a liability. And yet it is,... [Read more]

Celebrate the Spanish Castle at the Oddfellows Hall on Friday, Oct. 5

Celebrate the Spanish Castle at the Oddfellows Hall on Friday, Oct. 5

As part of the weekend celebrating the historic Spanish Castle, the Oddfellows Hall in Des Moines is sponsoring a Swing Night on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. This will be a FREE event,... [Read more]

SoCo Culture’s ‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series kicks off tonight in Des Moines

SoCo Culture’s ‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series kicks off tonight in Des Moines

SoCo Culture’s Engaging Trees Speaker Series, which explores the vital role of trees in our lives begins TONIGHT – Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 – in Des Moines. This free event will include a panel... [Read more]

Come celebrate Madi’s 1st Anniversary with free apps & giveaways this FRIDAY!

Come celebrate Madi’s 1st Anniversary with free apps & giveaways this FRIDAY!

It seems like just yesterday that Madi’s Steakhouse in Des Moines opened their doors, grilling up all the best in steaks, seafood, chicken and more (ever tried Elk?), but actually it has been a year! As... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Zombie Fest Northwest was fun, educational & scary

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Zombie Fest Northwest was fun, educational & scary

The 7th annual Zombie Fest Northwest was held at the Normandy Park Towne Center on Saturday, Sept. 15, and who knew that learning about disaster preparedness could be so fun…or scary? Zombies... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: About That Pass Rush

The Elephant in the Locker Room: About That Pass Rush

By Greg Wright Prepare to hear two things non-stop tonight. First, the thing you already know to be true: Seattle’s defense has been ransacked. Of last year’s starters, only three or four... [Read more]

REMINDER: Zombie Fest Northwest is this SATURDAY, Sept. 15!

REMINDER: Zombie Fest Northwest is this SATURDAY, Sept. 15!

REMINDER: Hundreds of Zombies of all ages will gather for the 7th annual Zombie Fest Northwest, to celebrate the beginning of the haunting and holiday season this SATURDAY, Sept. 15, 2018! This FREE,... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s Arts Gala will be Friday, Sept. 21

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s Arts Gala will be Friday, Sept. 21

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s 4th Annual Arts Gala will be Friday, Sept. 21 at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium, starting at 6:30 p.m. Come support your local arts programs! Meet more... [Read more]