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United Way of King County’s Field Day will be at Midway Park on July 29

United Way of King County’s Field Day will be at Midway Park on July 29

United Way of King County is organizing a Field Day from Noon – 2 p.m. on July 29 at 14 Summer Meal sites, including Midway Park in Des Moines.
 These are sites where any kids 18 and under can come... [Read more]

Body found in suitcase Monday morning – the 2nd in area since May

Body found in suitcase Monday morning – the 2nd in area since May

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a body was found in a suitcase near an apartment complex located at S. 204th Street and 30th Ave S. in SeaTac Monday morning (July 27) – the second... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burien City Council problems; Sea-Tac’s new airport runway + more

PODCAST: Burien City Council problems; Sea-Tac’s new airport runway + more

Here’s episode #12 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

VFW meetings are every 2nd Tuesday at Steel Lake Presbyterian Church

VFW meetings are every 2nd Tuesday at Steel Lake Presbyterian Church

Charles C. Ralls VFW Post #2886 – Federal Way/Des Moines – now holds its monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at: Steel Lake Presbyterian Church 1829 So. 308 St. Federal... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open House: Fabulous Normandy Park 4/5-Bedroom

Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open House: Fabulous Normandy Park 4/5-Bedroom

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, July 26 – is a fabulous Normandy Park 4 (or 5) bedroom, 5-bath home on 1/2 an acre! Walk... [Read more]

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

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

Last weekend was a whirlwind of Waterland Festival activities. Congrats to all the volunteers who worked so hard to make it a fun three days for everyone! The Des Moines Police Foundation raffle sponsored... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools athletic programs receive $25,000 from Alaska Airlines

Highline Public Schools athletic programs receive $25,000 from Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines has announced a $25,000 gift to Highline Public Schools to support school athletic programs, including the much-needed replacement of athletic equipment. “We are deeply grateful for Alaska... [Read more]

JOBS: Robbins and Company Has TWO IMMEDIATE Positions Available

JOBS: Robbins and Company Has TWO IMMEDIATE Positions Available

Robbins and Company Has TWO IMMEDIATE Positions Available! About Our Company: Robbins and Company is the LEADER in foundation repair and drainage for Washington State, and you will be trained on our state-of-the-art... [Read more]

MaST Center’s ‘Carnival on the Dock’ will be this Saturday, July 25

MaST Center’s ‘Carnival on the Dock’ will be this Saturday, July 25

The MaST Center in Redondo will be holding its third annual “Carnival on the Dock” this Saturday, July 25, from Noon to 5 p.m. “Think 1 part elementary school carnival combined with two parts... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from Saturday’s colorful, lively Waterland Parade

PHOTOS: Scenes from Saturday’s colorful, lively Waterland Parade

On Saturday, the Waterland Parade wound its way through Des Moines, filling the streets with colorful sights, kids of all ages, marching bands, politicians, bikers, drill teams, and of course everybody’s... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Jimmy Graham… Cracker Jack or the Next Harvin?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Jimmy Graham… Cracker Jack or the Next Harvin?

After two Super Bowl appearances in a row, everyone’s paying attention… yet even with all the scrutiny, it seems that there’s always some key issue that’s getting glossed over.... [Read more]

PODCAST: White Center shooting victim ID’d; Burien tire thief escapes & more

PODCAST: White Center shooting victim ID’d; Burien tire thief escapes & more

Here’s episode #11 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Sat. Open House: Des Moines Waterfront View Condo!

Berkshire Hathaway Sat. Open House: Des Moines Waterfront View Condo!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday, July 18 – is a great Des Moines waterfront view condo! Enjoy a waterfront community with... [Read more]

Past the Popcorn: Marvel and Disney Have Another Big Hit with <i>Ant-Man</i>

Past the Popcorn: Marvel and Disney Have Another Big Hit with Ant-Man

by Jeff Walls Avengers: Age of Ultron was more of the same for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but the new chapter in the expanded universe franchise offers something new.  A new superhero, Ant-Man, is... [Read more]

Look – up in the sky! It’s a UF…Oh wait – that’s a drone over the Car/Boat Show

Look – up in the sky! It’s a UF…Oh wait – that’s a drone over the Car/Boat Show

If you see a UFO hovering over this Sunday’s ‘Wheels and Keels’ Car and Boat Show at the Des Moines Marina, don’t worry, you’re not having a flashback to The Maury Island... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this week’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Markets

Wanolitto’s Musings for this week’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Markets

After blistering heat the first few markets, last Saturday was a nice and cool for a change! Even the quick touch of raindrops felt good. People kept looking for strawberries but, there was none as the... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s Community Swap Meet is Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s Community Swap Meet is Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s Huge Community Swap Meet will be this Saturday, July 18, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Indoor and outdoor tables. Something for everyone! Stop by on your way to the... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Day the Seahawks Got Really Lucky

The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Day the Seahawks Got Really Lucky

After two Super Bowl appearances in a row, everyone’s paying attention… yet even with all the scrutiny, it seems that there’s always some key issue that’s getting glossed over.... [Read more]