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Lemonade Stand Fundraiser for Police Foundation is from 1-4 p.m. TODAY

Lemonade Stand Fundraiser for Police Foundation is from 1-4 p.m. TODAY

Natalie & Lilah Nutting are hosting a Lemonade Stand Fundraiser to raise money for the Des Moines Police Foundation TODAY – Monday, Aug. 15th – from 1-4 p.m. at 20819 4th Ave S., Des Moines, 98198... [Read more]

Michael Matthias selected as new Des Moines City Manager

Michael Matthias selected as new Des Moines City Manager

EDITOR’S NOTE: This updated story replaces one from earlier Saturday that had incomplete information about this council meeting. We apologize for the error. By Jack Mayne Assistant Des Moines City Manager... [Read more]

Andrea Reay named President/CEO of Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce

Andrea Reay named President/CEO of Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce

Experienced non-profit, business consultant and community organizer Andrea H. Reay will assume the position of President/CEO of the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce, it was announced Friday, Aug.... [Read more]

VIDEO: See who won FREE tickets to the Aug. 27 Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest!

VIDEO: See who won FREE tickets to the Aug. 27 Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest!

Congrats to Jeff High of Burien for winning two free tickets to the Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park’s ‘Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival’ which will be held on Saturday,... [Read more]

El Dorado West holding Car Show & Food Bank Fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 27

El Dorado West holding Car Show & Food Bank Fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 27

Advertiser El Dorado West will be holding a Car Show & Food Bank Fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at their campus, located at 1010 SW 134th Street in Burien. Here’s what... [Read more]

See ‘The Spongebob Movie’ for FREE at Des Moines Beach Park Friday night

See ‘The Spongebob Movie’ for FREE at Des Moines Beach Park Friday night

See ‘The Spongebob Movie’ for FREE at Des Moines Beach Park this Friday night, Aug. 12, with seating starting at 8 p.m. and the film beginning around dusk. Des Moines Beach Park is located... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open House: Light & Bright 4-BD Shorewood Home

Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open House: Light & Bright 4-BD Shorewood Home

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this SUNDAY, Aug. 14 – is an absolutely lovely, light and bright 4-bedroom home in fabulous Shorewood! This... [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

With the season half over the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is gearing up for the fall season and this means if you are a home canner, now is the time for you, as all the fruits and veggies are... [Read more]

Des Moines City Manager selection James Nichols withdraws application

Des Moines City Manager selection James Nichols withdraws application

James Nichols has informed Strategic Government Resources (SGR) that he is withdrawing as a candidate for the position of Des Moines City Manager. As we previously reported, Nichols was unanimously selected... [Read more]

Puget Sound Weather Geek: Stormy August Day!

Puget Sound Weather Geek: Stormy August Day!

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Stormy August Day! It’s a chilly August day and showers are scattered across... [Read more]

PODCAST: New City Manager hired; Jack Mayne commentary & more

PODCAST: New City Manager hired; Jack Mayne commentary & more

Here’s episode #63 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 United Methodist Church showing FREE movie Friday night

Des Moines United Methodist Church showing FREE movie Friday night

Des Moines United Methodist Church is showing a FREE Movie – starting at 7 p.m. tonight (Friday, Aug. 5) at its campus. Join the fun, fellowship & great snacks viewing “Miracles from Heaven”. An... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Elegant 4-BD Normandy Province home

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Elegant 4-BD Normandy Province home

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this SATURDAY & SUNDAY – is an elegant Normandy Province home on a substantial corner lot! Tons... [Read more]

New local film examines lost work of missing surveillance whistleblower

New local film examines lost work of missing surveillance whistleblower

This week, Seattle-based EKE Pictures announced the world premiere release of The Periphery Project, Volume I, will be on IndieFlix, the membership-based global movie hub. According to Producer Steve... [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

At the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market it looks like we will always have to put up with cloudy, cool and windy mornings until the sun comes out. But, that did not stop the determined shoppers from... [Read more]

DAL Law Firm: Looking to Sell Your Home Yourself? Our Office Can Help You!

DAL Law Firm: Looking to Sell Your Home Yourself? Our Office Can Help You!

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: a hand holds a single key Planning to sell your home “For Sale By Owner” (FSBO)? Perhaps you already have a buyer and do not need to market your home, so will not be using... [Read more]

Congrats to local Pacwest Little League team for coming in 3rd in State!

Congrats to local Pacwest Little League team for coming in 3rd in State!

An amazing run came to an end last weekend for our local Pacwest 10-11 team at the Washington State Little League Tournament. After seven straight days of games in 100+ degree weather (whew!), these... [Read more]

PODCAST: Recap of this week’s news; weather forecast; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Recap of this week’s news; weather forecast; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #62 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]