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Longtime local champion/activist Jeanne Moeller has passed away

Longtime local champion/activist Jeanne Moeller has passed away

Des Moines/Burien native and longtime resident/activist Jeanne Moeller passed away on June 16, 2016. She was 90 years old. A rosary and funeral will be held at St. Francis of Assisi (15246 21st Ave SW)... [Read more]

Authenticity In Focus At Powellwood Garden Storytelling Festival

Authenticity In Focus At Powellwood Garden Storytelling Festival

The PowellsWood Garden Storytelling Festival is a potent and charming alternative to a culture dominated by self-serving stories designed to distract or mislead.  Anybody read or heard any of those lately?... [Read more]

‘Find Your Treasure’ at Legacy Fundraiser at Beach Park on Wednesday, July 6

‘Find Your Treasure’ at Legacy Fundraiser at Beach Park on Wednesday, July 6

Live large, win big, play hard, shop till you drop, eat great BBQ, listen to great tunes and support local underprivileged youngsters by joining the Legacy for Kids Silent Auction and Raffle on Wednesday,... [Read more]

PODCAST: Gunshot puts campus into ‘Shelter-in-Place’ mode; Jack Mayne…

PODCAST: Gunshot puts campus into ‘Shelter-in-Place’ mode; Jack Mayne…

Here’s episode #57 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]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Deep Waters.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Deep Waters.

by Dave Markwell My daughter doesn’t like to write. She’s not super-fond of reading either. In fact, the entire scope of language arts is only grudgingly accepted as a necessary evil. As an avid reader... [Read more]

Highline School Board to decide July 20 on November bond issue election

Highline School Board to decide July 20 on November bond issue election

By Jack Mayne There will be a new Highline School District bond issue on the November ballot if the school board approves a proposal from the Capital Facilities Advisory Committee. The amount of the new... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open House: Immaculate 2-BD Tukwila Dollhouse!

Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open House: Immaculate 2-BD Tukwila Dollhouse!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this SUNDAY, June 26 – is an immaculate, 2-bedroom dollhouse with tons of great features! The owner has... [Read more]

Five Highline College employees win awards

Five Highline College employees win awards

Five faculty and staff members at Highline College have recently won awards recognizing their professional excellence and achievements. The award winners are Arline Garcia and Michael Girvin, both of Seattle;... [Read more]

Pets need some TLC? Save 20% off with Advertiser Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting!

Pets need some TLC? Save 20% off with Advertiser Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting!

Designed by Freepik Welcome new Advertiser Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting, LLC, owned and operated by Burien resident Brittany Shea! Relocation to our area five years ago meant leaving her established pet... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Last Saturday just before closing time, dark storm clouds came at us at record speeds and people were scrambling back to their cars before the downpour hit. We were fortunate that there was no lighting! Hopefully... [Read more]

Sound of gunshot puts Highline College into ‘Shelter-in-Place’ mode Tuesday

Sound of gunshot puts Highline College into ‘Shelter-in-Place’ mode Tuesday

Late Tuesday afternoon (June 21), Highline College was put into emergency ‘Shelter-in-Place’ status as a response to what sounded like a single gunshot being fired in/from the northwest part of the... [Read more]

AUDIO: Mayor Matt Pina discusses Des Moines projects at Mayor’s Luncheon

AUDIO: Mayor Matt Pina discusses Des Moines projects at Mayor’s Luncheon

Story, Photo & Audio by Scott Schaefer The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Mayor’s Luncheon on Thursday, June 18, with representatives from Des Moines, Burien, Normandy Park,... [Read more]

City of Normandy Park selects Daniel W. Yourkoski as new Chief of Police

City of Normandy Park selects Daniel W. Yourkoski as new Chief of Police

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: The City of Normandy Park announced Tuesday (June 21) that it has made a conditional offer of employment to Captain Daniel W. Yourkoski of the Medina Police... [Read more]

Advertiser DAL Law Firm can create an Estate Plan for your loved ones

Advertiser DAL Law Firm can create an Estate Plan for your loved ones

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Selected by freepik Creating Your Estate Plan For Your Loved Ones The estate planning you build today could be your final gift to those you love most; proactive execution... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: 7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be Aug. 27

SAVE THE DATE: 7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be Aug. 27

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. SAVE THE DATE: The Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park is rallying its members, sponsors and the surrounding communities for the annual... [Read more]

PODCAST: Inquest into police shooting; beaches closed; weather forecast, more

PODCAST: Inquest into police shooting; beaches closed; weather forecast, more

Here’s episode #56 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]

Capital Facilities Advisory Committee recommends Bond to build new schools

Capital Facilities Advisory Committee recommends Bond to build new schools

Thirty-nine Highline parents, students, and community members spent the last 10 months studying and deliberating about the need to improve or replace schools in Highline, and this week they recommended... [Read more]

Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ will be Thursday, July 21

Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ will be Thursday, July 21

Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s Discover Pool Night will be Thursday, July 21! Looking for your next great adventure – how about Scuba Diving? Come on out to TL Sea Diving’s Discover Pool Night on Thursday, July... [Read more]