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September Sale happening NOW at Kimberley’s Exquisite Jewelry in Des Moines!

September Sale happening NOW at Kimberley’s Exquisite Jewelry in Des Moines!

Kimberly Beasley, proprietor of Kimberley’s Exquisite Jewelry in Des Moines and friend of the Blog, would like to remind our readers of her September Sale, going on NOW through Sept. 30. My sale... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Sin and Waffles.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Sin and Waffles.

by Dave Markwell About 1 pm on a Tuesday afternoon, I walked by my son’s bedroom and instead of being annoyed by the fact that he was still asleep, (which did not surprise me since when I woke up at... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty Open House: Last Lake Burien Townhome!

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty Open House: Last Lake Burien Townhome!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this SATURDAY and SUNDAY – is the LAST brand new, 4-bedroom Lake Burien Townhome that offers a... [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

Another beautiful sunny day at the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market greeted shoppers and Food Truckee’s. And, did you see all the kids (and adults) enjoying the Hot Wheels? There’s only two more... [Read more]

A fit Fido is a happy Fido (or Kitty) at Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

A fit Fido is a happy Fido (or Kitty) at Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

Designed by Freepik A Fit Fido Is a Happy Fido – or Kitty – at Advertiser Sit’n Stay Pet Sitting! Humans are not the only ones who need to make healthy food choices and get sufficient exercise to... [Read more]

Expect extended overnight work on southbound I-5 this weekend

Expect extended overnight work on southbound I-5 this weekend

WSDOT is warning drivers who use southbound Interstate 5 in South King County to expect extended overnight work hours from Friday evening, Sept. 16, through Sunday morning, Sept. 18. The additional... [Read more]

REMINDER: Zombie Fest is SATURDAY at Normandy Park Towne Center!

REMINDER: Zombie Fest is SATURDAY at Normandy Park Towne Center!

Mackenzie Bull won the 2015 kid’s costume contest with this amazing, haunting look. Photo by Scott Schaefer. REMINDER: Join 2,000+ zombies this Saturday, Sept. 17 for Zombie Fest Northwest, a free, FUN... [Read more]

Judson Park receives ‘Best of the Best Award’ from Masterpiece Living

Judson Park receives ‘Best of the Best Award’ from Masterpiece Living

ABHOW’s Judson Park has been awarded the ‘Best of the Best Award’ from Masterpiece Living (MPL) for Purposeful Inclusivity. The Best of the Best Award recognizes truly outstanding practices... [Read more]

All invited to a ‘Conversation with the Superintendent’ on Monday, Sept. 19

All invited to a ‘Conversation with the Superintendent’ on Monday, Sept. 19

Families, community members, and staff are invited to join Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield at an open community conversation on Monday, Sept. 19, from 6 – 7 p.m. in the Highline... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings on the success of 18th Ave Pasta

Wanolitto’s Musings on the success of 18th Ave Pasta

This is the type of story Wanolitto just loves to write about – since the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market started 11 years ago, one of our main missions was to help the little entrepreneur get started... [Read more]

DAL Law Firm: Dealing with Tax Debt? We might be able to help!

DAL Law Firm: Dealing with Tax Debt? We might be able to help!

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm:   Dealing with Tax Debt? We Might Be Able to Help! We’ve heard from many clients that they think that their debt to the IRS can’t be discharged in bankruptcy. Well,... [Read more]

JACK MAYNE: Should tax dollars be spent on unreasonable records requests?

JACK MAYNE: Should tax dollars be spent on unreasonable records requests?

Commentary by Senior Writer Jack Mayne (click “Play” button to hear audio version:) http://www.b-townblog.com/wp-content/images/JackMayne-PublicRecords090916.mp3 Do South King County taxpayers want... [Read more]

PODCAST: Man shot, killed; body found in airport restroom; Jack Mayne & more

PODCAST: Man shot, killed; body found in airport restroom; Jack Mayne & more

Here’s episode #67 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: Wholly Moses!

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Wholly Moses!

by Dave Markwell While drinking my morning coffee the other day, my phone chimed, signaling an incoming text message. It was pretty early so my interest was piqued. As I checked the screen, the words... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: Normandy Park Waterfront Home

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: Normandy Park Waterfront Home

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate’s Open House – set for this SUNDAY – is a Normandy Park waterfront home! With 90 feet of easy access, medium bank... [Read more]

Extended hours planned for overnight work on southbound I-5 this weekend

Extended hours planned for overnight work on southbound I-5 this weekend

Drivers should be prepared for overnight lane reductions on southbound Interstate 5 this weekend, Sept. 9-11, from South 200th Street in SeaTac to SR 516 in Des Moines. With a rainy fall forecast on the... [Read more]

Highline School Board extends Superintendent Susan Enfield’s contract

Highline School Board extends Superintendent Susan Enfield’s contract

Dr. Susan Enfield, superintendent of Highline Public Schools, greets a student on the first day of school. The Highline School Board unanimously approved a three-year contract extension for Superintendent... [Read more]

Shine in September with a $20.00 Glaze special at Salon Michelle!

Shine in September with a $20.00 Glaze special at Salon Michelle!

Shine in September with a $20.00 Glaze special at Advertiser Salon Michelle! A shine-enhancing glaze is something that can refresh your hair color or give your natural hair a shine or boost of richness.... [Read more]