Tagged with 'Des Moines'

South King Media to expand into Kent with acquisition of iLoveKent.net

South King Media to expand into Kent with acquisition of iLoveKent.net

This week iLoveKent.net and South King Media, owner of six local blogs – including The B-Town and Waterland Blogs – celebrated their 10-year anniversaries with a big announcement.  Effective January... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Seahurst Craftsman, Burien Charmer, Brand New Homes, Normandy Park Waterfront

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Seahurst Craftsman, Burien Charmer, Brand New Homes, Normandy Park Waterfront

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding FIVE Open Houses this weekend, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday! The first home is a totally renovated Craftsman... [Read more]

COMMENTARY: South King Media would not exist if not for Michael Brunk

COMMENTARY: South King Media would not exist if not for Michael Brunk

Michael Brunk By Scott Schaefer Founder/Publisher Michael Brunk is one of the most impressive, creative and talented media professionals I have ever had the pleasure of knowing and working with. As we... [Read more]

OBIT: Otto Wieland passed away tragically Nov. 21

OBIT: Otto Wieland passed away tragically Nov. 21

Otto Konrad Wieland, 86, died tragically on Nov. 21, 2017 after apparently jumping from the Des Moines fishing pier (read our previous coverage here). Rescuers from the Coast Guard, South King Fire &... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $110,000 in grants to Teachers & Staff

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $110,000 in grants to Teachers & Staff

The Highline Schools Foundation announced Tuesday (Dec. 12) that they awarded $110,550 in grants to teachers and staff in support of Highline Public Schools this December. These funds will support activities... [Read more]

Thomas Escajeda of Des Moines wins $180,000 lottery prize

Thomas Escajeda of Des Moines wins $180,000 lottery prize

Des Moines resident Thomas Escajeda (pictured, left) had big news to share at Thanksgiving dinner this year – earlier that day, he discovered he’d won $180,000 playing the ‘Hit 5’ lottery... [Read more]

Stage 1 Burn Ban issued for King County

Stage 1 Burn Ban issued for King County

Due to sustained stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency issued a Stage 1 burn ban for King County, and is continuing a Stage 1 burn ban for Greater Pierce*... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: New Burien Homes, Normandy Park Waterfront

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: New Burien Homes, Normandy Park Waterfront

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding three Open Houses this weekend, on both Saturday and Sunday. The first two homes are newly constructed two-story,... [Read more]

Replacement Highline Public Schools levy will be on Feb. 13 ballot

Replacement Highline Public Schools levy will be on Feb. 13 ballot

Highline Public Schools voters will be asked to renew a four-year educational programs and operations levy in February, 2018. The levy is not a new tax. It replaces the current levy, which is set to expire... [Read more]

JOBS: McDonald’s hiring Managers & Crew for local restaurants, interviews Monday

JOBS: McDonald’s hiring Managers & Crew for local restaurants, interviews Monday

JOBS: McDonald’s hiring Managers and Crew for local restaurants, Open Interviews Monday Now hiring crew and managers for McDonald’s Burien, Tukwila, and White Center locations, with a special... [Read more]

Tree mitigation ordinances passed by Des Moines Council Thursday night

Tree mitigation ordinances passed by Des Moines Council Thursday night

By Jack Mayne The Des Moines City Council approved on Thursday evening (Dec. 7) two ordinances that will establish a framework for handling mitigation for trees removed and replaced around the construction... [Read more]

LESSONS FROM LITIGATION: The Big Secret

LESSONS FROM LITIGATION: The Big Secret

From Advertiser Matthew R. Hale, Attorney at Law PLLC: Designed by Freepik LESSONS FROM LITIGATION: The Big Secret When we get our driver’s licenses, we enter into a covenant with each. That covenant... [Read more]

Boeing Employees Choir will perform FREE concert in Des Moines Sat., Dec. 9

Boeing Employees Choir will perform FREE concert in Des Moines Sat., Dec. 9

Boeing Employees Choir will perform a FREE concert at Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday, Dec. 9. The free event will begin at 7 p.m. “Bring your friends for an inspirational beginning... [Read more]

REMINDER: Wednesday is the deadline to donate to Berkshire’s Diaper Drive

REMINDER: Wednesday is the deadline to donate to Berkshire’s Diaper Drive

This Wednesday – Dec. 6 – at 5 p.m. is the deadline to donate to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest’s Diaper Drive for TreeHouse. “Diapers or cash can be dropped off at our office... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing 40-year old woman has been FOUND

UPDATE: Missing 40-year old woman has been FOUND

UPDATE Dec. 5, 2017 3:45 p.m.: Chantae Leahy, the missing 40-year old woman, has been located in Lacey by the Lacey Police Department. She is said to be in good health. PREVIOUSLY: The King County Sheriff’s... [Read more]

Christmas Ship Festival will sail from Des Moines Marina this Wednesday, Dec. 6

Christmas Ship Festival will sail from Des Moines Marina this Wednesday, Dec. 6

This year’s Christmas Ship™ Festival sailing departs from the Des Moines Marina this Wednesday, Dec. 6 and sails southbound from 7 – 9:30 p.m. This appears to be the only sailing from Des... [Read more]

Become a Square Meal Partner and help your Des Moines Area Food Bank

Become a Square Meal Partner and help your Des Moines Area Food Bank

For 10 of the 12 months of the year, the Des Moines Area Food Bank operates in the red. With your help though, the Square Meal Drive hopes to balance out this seasonal inequality. This year the Square... [Read more]

Man shot at Des Moines apartment complex dies

Man shot at Des Moines apartment complex dies

The Des Moines Police Department is reporting that on Tuesday night, Nov. 28, officers were dispatched to the Newport Apartment complex located in the 23600 block of 20th Ave South (map below) for a shooting... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Breezes.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Breezes.

By Dave Markwell Returning home to my dogs after a fine Thanksgiving meal, I was feeling especially gracious – even more so by the exceptionally low standards I have set for my dogs. As I delicately... [Read more]

Des Moines Council honors retiring Highline College President Bermingham

Des Moines Council honors retiring Highline College President Bermingham

By Jack Mayne At the Des Moines Council meeting Thursday (Nov. 30), Mayor Matt Pina honored outgoing Highline College President Jack Bermingham, 68, who is retiring next week after 22 years heading the... [Read more]