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VIDEO: ‘Vote YES for Highline Public Schools’ kicks off Nov. 2016 campaign 

VIDEO: ‘Vote YES for Highline Public Schools’ kicks off Nov. 2016 campaign 

On the front steps of Burien’s deteriorating Highline High School on Saturday (July 23), families, residents, students and teachers came together to help kick-off Highline Public Schools’ Nov.... [Read more]

PODCAST: Port seeks more land; school bond on ballot; weather & more…

PODCAST: Port seeks more land; school bond on ballot; weather & more…

Here’s episode #61 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]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Hard-to-find Rambler next to Renton park!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Hard-to-find Rambler next to Renton park!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this SUNDAY – is a great, hard-to-find Rambler located next to a Renton Park! Much attention has been... [Read more]

REMINDER: Second weekend of #SouthKingSlowdown on I-5 continues

REMINDER: Second weekend of #SouthKingSlowdown on I-5 continues

Here’s the #SouthKingSlowdown schedule for this weekend – July 22-25: Southbound I-5 weekend-long lane reductions from I-405/SR 518 to SR 516/Kent Des Moines Road will begin at 8 p.m. on Friday,... [Read more]

North Hill Elementary’s Nancy Melius selected as ‘Distinguished Principal’

North Hill Elementary’s Nancy Melius selected as ‘Distinguished Principal’

The Elementary School Principals Association of Washington has named North Hill Elementary Principal Nancy Melius as the South King Region Elementary Principal of the Year for 2016. Melius just completed... [Read more]

REMINDER: Des Moines’ annual Waterland Festival is this weekend!

REMINDER: Des Moines’ annual Waterland Festival is this weekend!

REMINDER: Des Moines’ annual ‘Waterland Festival’ is this weekend, with a carnival, parade(s), car/boat/motorcycle show and more; here’s the schedule: Children’s Carnival... [Read more]

JOBS: HMSHost holding Restaurant Job Fair at Sea-Tac Airport on Tues., July 26

JOBS: HMSHost holding Restaurant Job Fair at Sea-Tac Airport on Tues., July 26

HMSHOST TO HOST JOB FAIR FOR VARIETY OF RESTAURANTS AT SEATTLE-TACOMA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT JULY 26! Multiple opportunities available! Interview directly with hiring managers! WHO: HMSHost at Seattle-Tacoma... [Read more]

School Board votes to place community-led Bond Measure on Nov. 8 ballot

School Board votes to place community-led Bond Measure on Nov. 8 ballot

CFAC members tour 90-year-old Des Moines Elementary School. A community-led plan for a school construction bond will go before voters on Nov. 8, 2016, Highline Public Schools announced Thursday morning,... [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

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market saw a lot of shoppers last Saturday, it being the height of the season for all the fruits and vegetables…and we are expecting another record day for the Waterland... [Read more]

Park for Saturday’s Waterland Parade at Des Moines United Methodist Church!

Park for Saturday’s Waterland Parade at Des Moines United Methodist Church!

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s youth will be accepting donations for great parking spots close to this Saturday’s (July 23, 2016) Waterland Parade, from 4 to 6 pm. Des Moines United Methodist... [Read more]

Don’t miss this month’s special at Salon Michelle – save $15.00 on body waxing!

Don’t miss this month’s special at Salon Michelle – save $15.00 on body waxing!

Don’t miss this month’s special at Advertiser Salon Michelle – save $15.00 on body waxing! Get summer time smooth at Salon Michelle, your premium choice for salon and spa services in Des... [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

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Selected by freepik For many clients, they have a difficult time discussing their estate plan with their loved ones. But it is very important that your loved ones are aware... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help with Waterland Festival this coming weekend

Volunteers needed to help with Waterland Festival this coming weekend

Volunteers are needed to help during the Waterland Festival – coming up this weekend from July 22 – 24. The most urgent need is for the Kids Carnival and the Waterland Parade, organizers said. If... [Read more]

REMINDER: Bizarre vintage ‘Industrial Musicals’ show is this Thursday night

REMINDER: Bizarre vintage ‘Industrial Musicals’ show is this Thursday night

REMINDER: “The Lost World of Industrial Musicals” – celebrating the little-known genre of internal corporate musical propaganda – is coming to Seattle this Thursday night, July 21. Steve... [Read more]

URGENT: Volunteers needed for Rotary Club Blood Drive on Friday, July 22

URGENT: Volunteers needed for Rotary Club Blood Drive on Friday, July 22

*URGENT: As you may have heard, Bloodworks Northwest recently issued a “code-red” appeal for blood donors after inventories for some blood types fell alarmingly – to just a 1-day supply. The Rotary... [Read more]

PODCAST: Boat capsizes, 2 rescued; weather forecast, Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Boat capsizes, 2 rescued; weather forecast, Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #60 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]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Completely remodeled 1912 Craftsman!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Completely remodeled 1912 Craftsman!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this SATURDAY and SUNDAY – is a completely remodeled 1912 Craftsman Home with sweeping views of... [Read more]

Cool Cars, Motorcycles & Wooden Boats at ‘Wheels & Keels’ on Sunday, July 24

Cool Cars, Motorcycles & Wooden Boats at ‘Wheels & Keels’ on Sunday, July 24

Wheels & Keels – the awesome Car, Motorcycle, and Wooden Boat Show – returns on Sunday, July 24 as part of the Waterland Festival, a SeaFair Sanctioned Community Event. This great event will... [Read more]