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Explore Saltwater State Park with the Waterland Walkers this Sunday, Oct. 21

Explore Saltwater State Park with the Waterland Walkers this Sunday, Oct. 21

From our friends at WABI Burien: This month’s Des Moines Waterland Walk will be at Saltwater State Park this Sunday, Oct. 21, starting at 11 a.m.: WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 at 11:00 am WHERE:... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Glaring Weakness

The Elephant in the Locker Room: The Glaring Weakness

By Greg Wright Even during the Seahawks’ championship season, it was easy to identify the team’s glaring weakness. These days? Not so much. Let’s take a walk through what have been their... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Pete and the Middle Finger

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Pete and the Middle Finger

By Greg Wright Well, I guess I should have published this article on Thursday so I could beat the Seattle Times to a summary of the Seahawks’ history with flipping the bird. Alas! but I will just... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: That Tyler Lockett Contract

The Elephant in the Locker Room: That Tyler Lockett Contract

By Greg Wright Just prior to the beginning of the regular season, the Seahawks announced the signing of Tyler Lockett to a 3-year contract extension worth a reported $37.8 million. Lockett was one of... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Punt Coverage

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Punt Coverage

By Greg Wright As much as I have heard about Seahawk punter Michael Dickson being a “weapon,” I have heard very little about Seattle’s punt coverage being a liability. And yet it is,... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: About That Pass Rush

The Elephant in the Locker Room: About That Pass Rush

By Greg Wright Prepare to hear two things non-stop tonight. First, the thing you already know to be true: Seattle’s defense has been ransacked. Of last year’s starters, only three or four... [Read more]

County Council will likely cut funding for local tourism, give $135M to Safeco Field

County Council will likely cut funding for local tourism, give $135M to Safeco Field

By Scott Schaefer On Monday, Sept. 17, the King County Council will likely vote to cut funding for tourism in the south end, yet allocate $135 million in taxpayer money to subsidize the upkeep of Safeco... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: What Can We Expect This Year?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: What Can We Expect This Year?

By Greg Wright Well, as I imagine you have heard or read, according to Monday Morning QB there certainly HAS been an elephant in the Seahawk lockerroom. Oh, really? Wow, what a revelation. Anybody who... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier Football holding first-ever Mattress Fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 13

Mt. Rainier Football holding first-ever Mattress Fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 13

Come get a better night’s sleep AND support the Mount Rainier Football Boosters with their first-eve Mattress Sale fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. They’ll have quality... [Read more]

Fred Hutch Obliteride bike riders will spin through Des Moines on Sat., Aug. 11

Fred Hutch Obliteride bike riders will spin through Des Moines on Sat., Aug. 11

Photo courtesy Fred Hutch Obliteride Nearly 2,500 Fred Hutch Obliterideriders will pedal through Puget Sound communities – including Des Moines – on Saturday, Aug. 11, raising funds to help obliterate... [Read more]

Hoops4Life Basketball/Skills Camp will be at Mt. Rainier High School July 23-27

Hoops4Life Basketball/Skills Camp will be at Mt. Rainier High School July 23-27

BASKETBALL/LIFE SKILLS CAMP!!!! @ Mount Rainier High School Monday, July 23 – Friday, July 27 This camp started in West Seattle in 1998 for the purpose of creating an affordable camp that would raise... [Read more]

Local Challenger Little Leaguers get big league experience thanks to Mariners

Local Challenger Little Leaguers get big league experience thanks to Mariners

Area resident Del Rivero wants everyone to know that a recent “Challenger Game” he set up at Garfield High School resulted in several members of the starting lineup for the Seattle Mariners... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools graduating seniors celebrate with Russell Wilson

Highline Public Schools graduating seniors celebrate with Russell Wilson

On Friday (June 8), Highline Public Schools threw a long-bomb touchdown of a party for graduating seniors, who jammed the Museum of Flight in Tukwila to celebrate their milestone with none other than Seattle... [Read more]

Hundreds pack Mel Olson Stadium for Highline Bears; Friday game CANCELLED

Hundreds pack Mel Olson Stadium for Highline Bears; Friday game CANCELLED

UPDATE: Unfortunately, tonight’s Highline Bears game against the North Sound Emeralds has been CANCELLED due to rain. “Although our infield is artificial turf, our outfield has a hard time... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High basketball star Brittany McPhee signs with Seattle Storm

Mt. Rainier High basketball star Brittany McPhee signs with Seattle Storm

Stanford, CA – January 12, 2018: Stanford Women’s Basketball wins over Washington State 70-57 at Maples Pavilion. Photo by Bob Drebin/ISIPhotos.com Normandy Park native Brittany McPhee –... [Read more]

Upthegrove announces $245,000 in King County funds for Des Moines Parks

Upthegrove announces $245,000 in King County funds for Des Moines Parks

Councilmember Dave Upthegrove (right) visits the Steven J. Underwood Memorial Park sports complex with Des Moines Parks & Recreation Director Patrice Thorell and Rick Scott, Recreation Manager, Des... [Read more]

Des Moines Yacht Club’s indoor/outdoor Marine Swap Meet is Mar. 24

Des Moines Yacht Club’s indoor/outdoor Marine Swap Meet is Mar. 24

BUY/SELL/SWAP Saturday March 24th 9:00 am-3:00pm 19th Annual Indoor/Outdoor Marine swap meet boats, boat parts, electronics, fishing gear electronics, boating accessories and more OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Des... [Read more]

Former Mt. Rainier basketball star has brought Stanford back from the dead

Former Mt. Rainier basketball star has brought Stanford back from the dead

By Sue Favor, Editor of womenshoopsworld.com: Brittany McPhee doesn’t like waiting. Yet, after a stellar junior year last season and playing for USA Basketball’s Under-23 team in Japan over the summer…

Two sports grants awarded to Des Moines Parks, Rec & Senior Services Dept.

Two sports grants awarded to Des Moines Parks, Rec & Senior Services Dept.

On Jan. 30, King County Parks announced that the City of Des Moines Parks, Recreation and Senior Services Department was awarded two 2018 Youth & Amateur Sports Grants based upon scores from the panel... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help regarding alleged sex crimes at Mount Rainier Pool

Police seeking public’s help regarding alleged sex crimes at Mount Rainier Pool

On Jan. 23, 2018 the Des Moines Police Department received a report from the Seattle Police Department in reference to a victim alleging sex crimes that were determined to have occurred – in part –... [Read more]