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PODCAST: Highline Teachers to walk out, domestic violence crime & more…

PODCAST: Highline Teachers to walk out, domestic violence crime & more…

Here’s episode #2 of our new 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]

South County’s Ken Rogers and Marion Yoshino file for Port of Seattle race

South County’s Ken Rogers and Marion Yoshino file for Port of Seattle race

Ken Rogers, left, and Marion Yoshino by Jack Mayne Two South King County residents have filed for election to the Port of Seattle Commission Position 5 to replace incumbent Commissioner Bill Bryant, who... [Read more]

All Highline Schools will be closed Thursday, May 21 due to Teacher walkout

All Highline Schools will be closed Thursday, May 21 due to Teacher walkout

Screenshot from the HEA Facebook page announcing the May 21 walkout. All schools in Highline Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, May 21 due to a teacher walkout. The Highline Education Association... [Read more]

Keep your kids busy and healthy this summer at Matt Griffin YMCA

Keep your kids busy and healthy this summer at Matt Griffin YMCA

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA wants you to know that their Summer Camp Registration is Open – your child can play, explore, develop skills and make new friends at the Y this summer! SUMMER REGISTRATION... [Read more]

Highline students’ fundraiser for sex trafficking victims will be Monday, May 18

Highline students’ fundraiser for sex trafficking victims will be Monday, May 18

Students at Highline College will be hosting a bake sale on Monday, May 18 to raise money for the Genesis Project, a local non-profit organization that helps female sex trafficking victims out of the life. All... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Ship building.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Ship building.

by Dave Markwell “If you want to build a ship, don’t herd people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.”... [Read more]

PODCAST: SoKing News May 8, 2015 – SeaTac cleanup & more

PODCAST: SoKing News May 8, 2015 – SeaTac cleanup & more

The premiere episode of SoKing News’ first-ever Newscast on May 8, 2015: Our latest Podcast!  Read More →

Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: New price on new 4-BD in Seahurst!

Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: New price on new 4-BD in Seahurst!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this SATURDAY, May 9 at a NEW price – is a gorgeous new 4-bedroom home in the desirable Seahurst neighborhood! This... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police seeking help finding indecent exposure suspect

Normandy Park Police seeking help finding indecent exposure suspect

The Normandy Park Police Department is searching for a man who exposed himself to a family in the north end of Normandy Park – near 1st Ave South – Thursday afternoon, May 7. Police say that the suspect... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High School hosting one-day basketball camp Monday, June 15

Mt. Rainier High School hosting one-day basketball camp Monday, June 15

Mt. Rainier High School will be hosting a one-day basketball camp on Monday, June 15 for kids entering grades 7, 8 and 9. The camp is FREE if you bring at least one item of non-perishable food to donate... [Read more]

REMINDER: Clean up Des Moines at clean-up event this Saturday, May 9

REMINDER: Clean up Des Moines at clean-up event this Saturday, May 9

 The City of Des Moines, Recology CleanScapes, and the Midway Les Schwab Tire Center are sponsoring a Community Clean-up Event on Saturday, May 9 from 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., and volunteers are needed!  Teams... [Read more]

VIDEO: New reef is reaping rewards off Saltwater State Park

VIDEO: New reef is reaping rewards off Saltwater State Park

A new reef is reaping rewards off Saltwater State Park, and here’s video proof: But… “Over the past few days we’ve witnessed illegal crab pots being dropped on to the reef,”... [Read more]

Huge Rummage Sale at Des Moines United Methodist Church Fri. & Sat.

Huge Rummage Sale at Des Moines United Methodist Church Fri. & Sat.

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a HUGE RUMMAGE SALE this Friday May 8, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday May 9, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Something for everyone! Furniture, Clothing,... [Read more]

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Return of the Thunderstorms!

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Return of the Thunderstorms!

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Return of the Thunderstorms on Cinco de Mayo! What to Expect May 5, 2015: It’s... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates new stove to Senior Activity Center

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates new stove to Senior Activity Center

Nutrition program volunteers are HAPPY with a new 2015 Vulcan Stove purchased with Bayside Brunch Funds by the Des Moines Legacy Foundation. Installed on Sunday, May 3, at Des Moines/Normandy Park Senior... [Read more]

Homeless encampments, discarded drug trash causes SeaTac Council dispute

Homeless encampments, discarded drug trash causes SeaTac Council dispute

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: In the south end of North SeaTac Park, near one of the last bogs around – Tub Lake – are several homeless encampments and a tremendous amount of garbage. When... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding three free events this weekend

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding three free events this weekend

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding three free events this weekend: Friday (May 1) 7:00pm: Movie “Big Hero 6″ (room 110 lower entrance) Sunday 1:15pm, Crop Walk (both main entrance). Sunday... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Bad news…and GOOD NEWS!!!

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Bad news…and GOOD NEWS!!!

by Dave Markwell Bad news: You’re going to die. Good news: (at least if you’re reading this…) You’re NOT DEAD YET!! I write this as a simple statement of fact. If you’re not dead yet, it means... [Read more]