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Fire Marshall seizes over two tons of illegal fireworks in Des Moines

Fire Marshall seizes over two tons of illegal fireworks in Des Moines

The State Fire Marshal’s Office seized an illegal shipment of fireworks in Des Moines this week, including artillery shells, cakes, fountains, and aerials with an estimated wholesale value of over $9,000. An... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Finding words.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Finding words.

by Dave Markwell The other morning I woke up with an ominous sense that something was just not right. My household is one of rituals. My morning always begins with my old dog, Diego, doing his pee-pee... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty Open House: Well-maintained 3BD Rambler for $299,950!

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty Open House: Well-maintained 3BD Rambler for $299,950!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this SATURDAY, Oct. 1 – is a well-maintained 3-bedroom Rambler priced at $299,950! This home is in an... [Read more]

Past the Popcorn: Marky Mark Hits All His Marks in <i>Deepwater Horizon</i>

Past the Popcorn: Marky Mark Hits All His Marks in Deepwater Horizon

by Jeff Walls In April 2010, the off-shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon exploded, leaving oil gushing from an underwater well in the Gulf of Mexico for eighty-seven days.  It is considered to be the biggest... [Read more]

JOB: Business is growing – join the team at Salon Michelle in Des Moines!

JOB: Business is growing – join the team at Salon Michelle in Des Moines!

Business is growing – join the team at Salon Michelle in Des Moines! Salon Michelle has an opening for a Newly Licensed Cosmetologist: $26,000 a year – Full-time, Part-time, Commission Just Graduating... [Read more]

Beware drivers: City of Des Moines will be installing three new red light cameras

Beware drivers: City of Des Moines will be installing three new red light cameras

The City of Des Moines announced Thursday (Sept. 29) that it plans on installing red light photo enforcement cameras and begin issuing violations at three intersections starting Nov. 1. The city will... [Read more]

‘Blessing of the Animals’ is this Sunday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

‘Blessing of the Animals’ is this Sunday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

At Noon this Sunday (Oct. 2), the people of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will host a ‘Blessing of the Animals’ in Renton’s Jones Park (across the street from the church), complete with... [Read more]

Online registration for this weekend’s Brat Trot closes Thursday at midnight!

Online registration for this weekend’s Brat Trot closes Thursday at midnight!

Burien’s annual Brat Trot fundraiser arrives this weekend – with the Pub Crawl Friday night and the run and Bavarian Fest on Sunday – and it’s going to be a fun-filled one! NOTE: Online... [Read more]

Wanolitto: ‘Another great year for the best Farmers Market in South King County!’

Wanolitto: ‘Another great year for the best Farmers Market in South King County!’

What a year it was – lots of good weather, great food, music and wonderful people to mingle with, from the shoppers, friendly vendors and the many community groups who helped all season set up and take... [Read more]

Advertiser CHI Franciscan offering two walk-in flu shot clinics Oct. 1 & Oct. 8

Advertiser CHI Franciscan offering two walk-in flu shot clinics Oct. 1 & Oct. 8

Advertiser CHI Franciscan Health is offering two walk-in flu clinics on Saturday, Oct. 1 & Saturday, Oct. 8: CHI Franciscan Health is here to help protect you from the flu Visit a walk-in clinic Oct.... [Read more]

DAL Law Firm: Discussing your Estate Plan with loved ones is important

DAL Law Firm: Discussing your Estate Plan with loved ones is important

The estate planning you build today could be your final gift to those you love most; proactive execution of final wishes and goals can spare your survivors the time…

Free ‘Science on the Sound’ series offers range of topics at Highline’s MaST Center

Free ‘Science on the Sound’ series offers range of topics at Highline’s MaST Center

Community members can hear from local, regional and national experts during free monthly presentations at Highline College’s Marine Science and Technology (MaST) Center. The ‘Science on the Sound’... [Read more]

LETTER: Former Burien Councilmember: ‘Why I’m voting yes for schools Nov. 8’

LETTER: Former Burien Councilmember: ‘Why I’m voting yes for schools Nov. 8’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterline Blog nor its staff:] Why I’m voting yes for schools Nov.... [Read more]

PODCAST: Stabbing at local restaurant; Burien vs FAA?; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Stabbing at local restaurant; Burien vs FAA?; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #69 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: Let’s Rate Performance Based on Expectations, Shall We?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Let’s Rate Performance Based on Expectations, Shall We?

By Greg Wright Through most of my years of primary and secondary education, I was accustomed to seeing report card comments like, “Greg could do better.” Aside from my stellar sixth-grade year,... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty Open House: Beautiful New West Seattle Townhome!

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty Open House: Beautiful New West Seattle Townhome!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this SATURDAY and SUNDAY – is a brand new, beautiful West Seattle townhome! Junction 5 is a collection... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for Saturday’s FINAL Des Moines Farmers Market of 2016!

Wanolitto’s Musings for Saturday’s FINAL Des Moines Farmers Market of 2016!

Our sunshine luck ran out last Saturday at the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market when fall showed up with rain and wind. Still, a few hardy souls braved the weather and shopped and ate. Even with the... [Read more]

Superintendent Enfield opens up about suspension policy at public session

Superintendent Enfield opens up about suspension policy at public session

Click the ‘Play’ button to hear the unedited, raw audio of Monday night’s ‘Conversation with the Superintendent’: http://b-townblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/ConvWithEnfield091916.mp3 By... [Read more]