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The Elephant in the Locker Room: Up the Middle

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Up the Middle

By Greg Wright Ten weeks and nine games into the 2018 season, Seattle’s biggest weakness is obvious, perhaps even glaring. And everyone’s talking about it. It’s the run defense. Seattle... [Read more]

VIDEO: Steve Edmiston presents ‘The Lost Cause’ to Port of Seattle Commission

VIDEO: Steve Edmiston presents ‘The Lost Cause’ to Port of Seattle Commission

Des Moines resident Steve Edmiston’s solo media and citizen activism campaign addressing noise and pollution impacts from increased flights at Sea-Tac Airport – The Briefing Project – continued... [Read more]

Destination Des Moines’ annual Tree Lighting will be Friday, Dec. 7

Destination Des Moines’ annual Tree Lighting will be Friday, Dec. 7

Destination Des Moines will be kicking off the holidays with its annual Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, from 6 – 7 p.m. at Big Catch Plaza. This year’s theme is “Winter Wonderland.” Dress... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Pardon or Dinner’ Turkey Food Drive favoring saving turkeys by 169%

UPDATE: ‘Pardon or Dinner’ Turkey Food Drive favoring saving turkeys by 169%

UPDATE: As we previously reported, Normandy Park residents Candace and Tay Krull have been holding a ‘Pardon or Eat’ food fundraiser campaign, and the latest tally favors pardoning their pet... [Read more]

Girl Scout Gold Award Winner Alyissa Castle-Lloyd helps others get Running Start

Girl Scout Gold Award Winner Alyissa Castle-Lloyd helps others get Running Start

Girl Scout Gold Award earner Alyissa Castle-Lloyd wanted to unite Running Start students with a club that would serve as a space for support as they go through college at an earlier age. So she started... [Read more]

Des Moines Community WOWS! at Bayside Brunch, raising over $34,000!

Des Moines Community WOWS! at Bayside Brunch, raising over $34,000!

The Des Moines Community WOWed! at the 2018 Bayside Brunch, raising over $34,000 onSunday, Nov. 4. Here’s more from our friends at the Des Moines Legacy Foundation: All the great Superheroes were... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Pressuring Goff

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Pressuring Goff

By Greg Wright If you’ve been under the impression that the Seahawks’ D is blitzing less frequently this year, you’d be correct. Under Pete Carroll, Seattle’s defense has consistently... [Read more]

Council told of citizen’s help solving murder; OKs flashing light crossing

Council told of citizen’s help solving murder; OKs flashing light crossing

By Jack Mayne Arrest of a Tacoma man suspected of murder in Redondo Square shopping area was possible quickly because of a citizen’s response to police request for information, the police chief told... [Read more]

ART: See ‘Portraits of Puget,’ by our former Intern Bryan Shickley

ART: See ‘Portraits of Puget,’ by our former Intern Bryan Shickley

Former South King Media Intern Bryan Shickley has been creating ‘Portraits of Puget,’ some samples of which he is sharing with us. Bryan was a student at Burien’s Big Picture High School,... [Read more]

Renton man arrested in connection with fatal shooting at Redondo Square

Renton man arrested in connection with fatal shooting at Redondo Square

On Tuesday, Nov. 6, Des Moines Police announced that they have arrested a 22-year old Renton man in connection with the fatal shooting of a 31-year old man at the Redondo Square shopping complex on Oct.... [Read more]

‘The Maury Island Incident’ Mural will be moving to Des Moines

‘The Maury Island Incident’ Mural will be moving to Des Moines

During the filming of the award-winning film “The Maury Island Incident,” a local artist named Nancy Pahl was commissioned by Executive Producer John White to create a mural that visually... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Marshall Doesn’t Catch On

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Marshall Doesn’t Catch On

By Greg Wright One of the consistent knocks on the Pete Carroll / John Schneider regime is that this duo spends big money on free agents who just don’t pan out. The latest “example”... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Lost Things

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Lost Things

By Dave Markwell Once a year, I dig through my closet to find my wig. Over time, the staple element of my perennial “guy-in-a-wig” Halloween costume has become a little knappy. Originally, it was... [Read more]

Farmers Market successes and state legislative priorities discussed by Council

Farmers Market successes and state legislative priorities discussed by Council

By Jack Mayne The Des Moines Farmers Market said the market now is “one of the best things going on in the city during the summer,” and new President Kim Richmond offered all involved thanks for “the... [Read more]

UPDATE: Mount Rainier Pool continues to be closed for renovations

UPDATE: Mount Rainier Pool continues to be closed for renovations

UPDATE: Due to continued repair issues, the Mount Rainier Pool continues to be closed for renovations. As we previously reported, the pool’s closure project was originally to replace the pool shell,... [Read more]

Help keep local school kids warm this winter – Coat Drive deadline is Nov. 15

Help keep local school kids warm this winter – Coat Drive deadline is Nov. 15

With the community’s help last year, the Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park collected nearly 500 coats that were donated to local schools. This year, the Coats for Kids drive hopes to break... [Read more]