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The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Offensive Diaspora; or, Where Are They Now?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Offensive Diaspora; or, Where Are They Now?

By Greg Wright I remember a time when ex-Seahawks just vanished. We never had high-profile players that were expendable, and none of our free-agents ever signed big-time contracts with other teams…... [Read more]

Des Moines Police arrest parents, charge them for homicide of 6-month old baby

Des Moines Police arrest parents, charge them for homicide of 6-month old baby

The Des Moines Police Department announced Friday (Nov. 4) that they had arrested two parents believed to be responsible for the February 2016 homicide of their 6-month old baby. Both were booked into... [Read more]

Packed house attends Port of Seattle meeting on Flight Corridor Program

Packed house attends Port of Seattle meeting on Flight Corridor Program

Photos courtesy Nancy Tosta On Tuesday night, Nov. 1, the Port of Seattle held a Community Meeting and Open House on its proposed Flight Corridor Safety Program, which is intended to remove around 3,000... [Read more]

Des Moines City Council selects Michael Matthias as new city manager

Des Moines City Council selects Michael Matthias as new city manager

By Jack Mayne Des Moines has a new city manager effective immediately, and Acting City Manager Michael Matthias will now take the permanent title, the City Council decided 6 to 1. The lone vote against... [Read more]

Port Commissioners delay vote on funding for Flight Corridor Safety program

Port Commissioners delay vote on funding for Flight Corridor Safety program

For the second time in a month, Port of Seattle Commissioners have delayed a vote on approving additional funding for the Port’s proposed Flight Corridor Safety Program…

CONTEST: Enter to win FREE Air Hockey for a year at the Waterland Arcade!

CONTEST: Enter to win FREE Air Hockey for a year at the Waterland Arcade!

The Waterland Blog is partnering with the Waterland Arcade to give away an entire year of FREE Air Hockey. That’s a heckuva lot of clicking and clacking and bank shots! Click here to enter to win: https://goo.gl/HhgXfg The... [Read more]

Des Moines’ annual ‘Trick-or-Treat Path’ will be Monday, Oct. 31

Des Moines’ annual ‘Trick-or-Treat Path’ will be Monday, Oct. 31

Little ghouls and goblins will be out on Marine View Drive near 7th Ave S. from 3 – 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31, as they Trick-or-Treat through Des Moines businesses. This is a FREE, safe trick-or-treating... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burien man sentenced for shooting; Jack Mayne on airport; more…

PODCAST: Burien man sentenced for shooting; Jack Mayne on airport; more…

Here’s episode #73 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: Are You Disturbed By Richard Sherman’s Sideline Rant?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Are You Disturbed By Richard Sherman’s Sideline Rant?

By Greg Wright I won’t bother recapping what you saw in the third quarter of last Sunday’s game with the Falcons. If you’re reading this column at all, or pay attention to any press on... [Read more]

Des Moines Police arrest suspect in shooting death of George Brown

Des Moines Police arrest suspect in shooting death of George Brown

The Des Moines Police Department on Thursday (Oct. 20) announced that they have arrested a suspect in the Jan. 7, 2016 shooting death of 29-year old George Brown. Police said that on that day at about... [Read more]

Dedication & Ribbon Cutting for Redondo Boardwalk will be Saturday, Nov. 5

Dedication & Ribbon Cutting for Redondo Boardwalk will be Saturday, Nov. 5

A Dedication and Ribbon Cutting for the newly renovated Redondo Boardwalk will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5, starting at 1 p.m. Guests will include Senators Karen Keiser & Mark Miloscia; State Representatives... [Read more]

South King Firefighters distribute 211 new winter coats to local school kids

South King Firefighters distribute 211 new winter coats to local school kids

South King Fire & Rescue paid a visit to Midway Elementary in Des Moines on Monday (Oct. 17) as part of a nationwide effort known as “Operation Warm.” South King County Professional Firefighters... [Read more]

Underwater Pumpkin Carving and other free events coming to MaST Center

Underwater Pumpkin Carving and other free events coming to MaST Center

Community members are invited to a wide range of events sponsored by Highline College’s Marine Science and Technology (MaST) Center during fall quarter 2016. All events are FREE and open to the public,... [Read more]

PODCAST: Former Des Moines City Manager goes to Burien; Jack Mayne…

PODCAST: Former Des Moines City Manager goes to Burien; Jack Mayne…

Here’s episode #72 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]

Des Moines Police investigating neighborhood dog shooting incident

Des Moines Police investigating neighborhood dog shooting incident

By Jack Mayne Des Moines Police are investigating the shooting of a woman’s dog in a city neighborhood last week, but no charges have been filed pending its outcome, said Interim City Manager Michael... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Weather Advantage, and Special Teams Revisited

The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Weather Advantage, and Special Teams Revisited

By Greg Wright What happens this weekend could be meaningless. It could also be a bellwether of sorts, letting us–and the Seahawks themselves–know if this team is of the 2013 Super Bowl champion... [Read more]

Help Special Olympics at Des Moines Police Department’s ‘Tip A Cop’ Oct. 22

Help Special Olympics at Des Moines Police Department’s ‘Tip A Cop’ Oct. 22

Mark your calendars – the Des Moines Police Department will be partnering with Normandy Park, Washington Police & Des Moines Red Robin for its Annual ‘Tip A Cop’ event benefitting Special... [Read more]

After two years (and some tears), rebuilt Redondo Boardwalk is now open

After two years (and some tears), rebuilt Redondo Boardwalk is now open

THEN: In Nov. 2014, the Redondo Boardwalk was shredded by a storm. Photo by Gene Achziger. NOW: The renovated Boardwalk has re-opened! After being closed by damage caused by a catastrophic November 2014... [Read more]