Tagged with 'Des Moines'

Volunteers needed to help at Destination Des Moines’ 4th of July celebration

Volunteers needed to help at Destination Des Moines’ 4th of July celebration

Volunteers are needed to help at Destination Des Moines’ ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines’ 4th of July celebration on Monday. “Our volunteer board is working hard to fill the rolls needed... [Read more]

PHOTOS: 40-foot Cabin Cruiser catches fire at Des Moines Marina Thursday

PHOTOS: 40-foot Cabin Cruiser catches fire at Des Moines Marina Thursday

Photos courtesy South King Fire & Rescue A 40-foot wooden cabin cruiser docking at the Des Moines Marina fuel dock experienced a dramatic engine fire Thursday morning, June 30. The boat owner... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding 4th of July Fireworks party

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding 4th of July Fireworks party

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a 4th of July Fireworks Watching Party on Monday, July 4, starting at 7 p.m. This event will be held in the church’s Olympic room (main entrance). There... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier alum/police officer seriously injured in accident; fundraiser started

Mt. Rainier alum/police officer seriously injured in accident; fundraiser started

Sgt. Wing Woo – a graduate of Mt. Rainier High School who also served as Mayor of Burien from 2002-2003 – was involved in a tragic accident this week while vacationing with his family in Maui. Reports... [Read more]

TRAFFIC: Construction to reduce lanes on southbound I-5 weekend of July 8-11

TRAFFIC: Construction to reduce lanes on southbound I-5 weekend of July 8-11

South King County drivers should plan ahead for the first of five weekend lane reductions on southbound I-5 in SeaTac soon, as crews begin repaving a 2.7-mile section between South 188th Street and South... [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

Last Saturday at the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market was not only a sunny day but a big crowd enjoyed shopping at the season’s first Clutter 2 Cash sale. Some even asked if we couldn’t do this... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help at Des Moines Food Bank

Volunteers needed to help at Des Moines Food Bank

It’s summer and lots of their regular volunteers are on vacation – so the Des Moines Food Bank is asking for help. “Got a few hours? Why not come down and help us out? We are at the food... [Read more]

JOBS: Free Job Fair will be at Highline College on Wednesday, July 13

JOBS: Free Job Fair will be at Highline College on Wednesday, July 13

A Free Job Fair will be held at Highline College from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13. More than 60 employers are expected at this event, to be held in Building 8 on the main campus. “Meet... [Read more]

Destination Des Moines’ ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines’ will be Monday, July 4

Destination Des Moines’ ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines’ will be Monday, July 4

Destination Des Moines’ ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines will be held on Monday, July 4, with the big pyrotechnics show starting around 10:15 p.m. In addition to a great fireworks show shot off from the... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fireworks are illegal within the City of Des Moines

REMINDER: Fireworks are illegal within the City of Des Moines

The City of Des Moines, along with Police Department, would like to remind everyone that the possession and use of “Fireworks” within the City limits of Des Moines is prohibited: 9.42.030 Fireworks... [Read more]

Longtime local champion/activist Jeanne Moeller has passed away

Longtime local champion/activist Jeanne Moeller has passed away

Des Moines/Burien native and longtime resident/activist Jeanne Moeller passed away on June 16, 2016. She was 90 years old. A rosary and funeral will be held at St. Francis of Assisi (15246 21st Ave SW)... [Read more]

‘Find Your Treasure’ at Legacy Fundraiser at Beach Park on Wednesday, July 6

‘Find Your Treasure’ at Legacy Fundraiser at Beach Park on Wednesday, July 6

Live large, win big, play hard, shop till you drop, eat great BBQ, listen to great tunes and support local underprivileged youngsters by joining the Legacy for Kids Silent Auction and Raffle on Wednesday,... [Read more]

PODCAST: Gunshot puts campus into ‘Shelter-in-Place’ mode; Jack Mayne…

PODCAST: Gunshot puts campus into ‘Shelter-in-Place’ mode; Jack Mayne…

Here’s episode #57 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: Deep Waters.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Deep Waters.

by Dave Markwell My daughter doesn’t like to write. She’s not super-fond of reading either. In fact, the entire scope of language arts is only grudgingly accepted as a necessary evil. As an avid reader... [Read more]

Highline School Board to decide July 20 on November bond issue election

Highline School Board to decide July 20 on November bond issue election

By Jack Mayne There will be a new Highline School District bond issue on the November ballot if the school board approves a proposal from the Capital Facilities Advisory Committee. The amount of the new... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open House: Immaculate 2-BD Tukwila Dollhouse!

Berkshire Hathaway Sunday Open House: Immaculate 2-BD Tukwila Dollhouse!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this SUNDAY, June 26 – is an immaculate, 2-bedroom dollhouse with tons of great features! The owner has... [Read more]

Five Highline College employees win awards

Five Highline College employees win awards

Five faculty and staff members at Highline College have recently won awards recognizing their professional excellence and achievements. The award winners are Arline Garcia and Michael Girvin, both of Seattle;... [Read more]

Pets need some TLC? Save 20% off with Advertiser Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting!

Pets need some TLC? Save 20% off with Advertiser Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting!

Designed by Freepik Welcome new Advertiser Sit N’Stay Pet Sitting, LLC, owned and operated by Burien resident Brittany Shea! Relocation to our area five years ago meant leaving her established pet... [Read more]