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PODCAST: 11-year old boy steals car in SeaTac, gets chased, stopped by police

PODCAST: 11-year old boy steals car in SeaTac, gets chased, stopped by police

Here’s episode #15 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]

UPDATE: Tonight’s ‘Movie in the Park’ will be held in Beach Park Auditorium

UPDATE: Tonight’s ‘Movie in the Park’ will be held in Beach Park Auditorium

UPDATE: Due to the chance of inclement weather, Friday night’s ‘Movie in the Park’ showing of ‘Big Hero 6’ has been moved indoors, to the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium. “The... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Methadone Drug Clinic Done Deal?’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Methadone Drug Clinic Done Deal?’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland Blog nor its staff:] For those of you who are not aware,... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Lucky.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Lucky.

by Dave Markwell While walking around the supermarket the other day, I saw an older, kind of chubby guy wearing a pair of blue and white striped coveralls. They weren’t the working type of coveralls.... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Stunning $189,000 Seahurst Condo!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Stunning $189,000 Seahurst Condo!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this Saturday and Sunday – is a stunning 2-bedroom Seahurst condo! Updates including new bath and... [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

They say that timing is everything, and did we ever hit the weather just right last Saturday with the sun shining on us before it turned sour. If you are into canning, now is the time to get your peaches,... [Read more]

See ‘Big Hero 6’ for FREE at Des Moines Outdoor Family Movie Night Friday night

See ‘Big Hero 6’ for FREE at Des Moines Outdoor Family Movie Night Friday night

The FREE ‘Outdoor Family Movie Night’ begins this Friday night, Aug. 14 at Des Moines Beach Park with “Big Hero 6.” Seating begins at 8 p.m., and the film starts at Dusk. Movies... [Read more]

The Marine View Driver: Summer Diversion, or Memories from Across the Valley

The Marine View Driver: Summer Diversion, or Memories from Across the Valley

In which the author waxes historic, lyrical, and ironic. By Mike Smith One of the places I used to live as an adult was in Kent. Right on the Benson Highway. The Benson Hwy is not commonly known to most... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Spacious 4-BD in quiet Burien

Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Spacious 4-BD in quiet Burien

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday, Aug. 8 – is a solid, spacious 4-bedroom home on a corner lot in a quiet Burien neighborhood! This... [Read more]

Second annual Des Moines ‘Back to School Resource Fair’ a huge success

Second annual Des Moines ‘Back to School Resource Fair’ a huge success

On Thursday (Aug. 6), the Des Moines community held their second ‘Back to School Resource Fair’ where over 500 backpacks were distributed to students in need. Superintendent Susan Enfield... [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 Gebert’s classic Triumph was a smash hit with the shoppers and many comments to me were “we should have more like this”, it’s adds another dimension to the market. And, we found a perfect place... [Read more]

JOBS: New restaurant ‘Can’t Stop Smackin’ hiring Servers & Kitchen Help

JOBS: New restaurant ‘Can’t Stop Smackin’ hiring Servers & Kitchen Help

New restaurant ‘Can’t Stop Smackin’ – located in the Normandy Park Towne Center and opening very soon (perhaps within two weeks) – is looking to hire Servers and Kitchen help. This new business... [Read more]

Save $ – get your tickets now to the Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest Aug. 29

Save $ – get your tickets now to the Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest Aug. 29

http://www.vimeo.com/110224484 Dozens of Micro-Brews, world-renowned blues acts and over 2,000 civic-minded individuals are forecasted to attend and support the 6th Annual Poverty Bay Blues and Brews... [Read more]

Southwest King County Chamber President/CEO Carol Kolson is leaving

Southwest King County Chamber President/CEO Carol Kolson is leaving

Carol Kolson, President/CEO of the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce, announced on Monday (Aug. 3) that she will be leaving her position at the end of the year. Kolson cited as her reason that... [Read more]

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]