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The Marine View Driver: My First Car Show of the Summer

The Marine View Driver: My First Car Show of the Summer

In which the author gets Loopy about his Return to Renton. by Mike Smith I attended the current annual Renton Car show a couple of weekends ago, an event dubbed “Return to Renton.” And they did... [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

Isn’t it great to see all the fruits and vegetables coming into season at the farmers booths? I was told by one that the late summer/fall items could be a month early this year because of the warm weather,... [Read more]

JOBS: HMSHost hosting Job Fair at Sea-Tac Airport on Wednesday, Aug. 5

JOBS: HMSHost hosting Job Fair at Sea-Tac Airport on Wednesday, Aug. 5

HMSHOST TO HOST JOB FAIR FOR VARIETY OF RESTAURANTS AT SEA-TAC AIRPORT ON WEDNESDAY, AUG. 5! 25+ opportunities available! Interview directly with hiring managers! WHO: HMSHost at Seattle-Tacoma International... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Beautiful Normandy Park Condo!

Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Beautiful Normandy Park Condo!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday, Aug. 1 – is a beautiful 55+ Condo in Normandy Park! With views of Puget Sound from 2 large... [Read more]

Re-Elect Susan Genzale for Commissioner, SW Suburban Sewer District

Re-Elect Susan Genzale for Commissioner, SW Suburban Sewer District

It has been my honor to serve as your commissioner these past 5 years. Working with my fellow commissioners and district staff, we have made great strides forward in upgrading infrastructure, staff training,... [Read more]

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 the colorful, lively Waterland Parade

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 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]

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]

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]