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JACK MAYNE: Should tax dollars be spent on unreasonable records requests?

JACK MAYNE: Should tax dollars be spent on unreasonable records requests?

Commentary by Senior Writer Jack Mayne (click “Play” button to hear audio version:) http://www.b-townblog.com/wp-content/images/JackMayne-PublicRecords090916.mp3 Do South King County taxpayers want... [Read more]

PODCAST: Man shot, killed; body found in airport restroom; Jack Mayne & more

PODCAST: Man shot, killed; body found in airport restroom; Jack Mayne & more

Here’s episode #67 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: Wholly Moses!

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Wholly Moses!

by Dave Markwell While drinking my morning coffee the other day, my phone chimed, signaling an incoming text message. It was pretty early so my interest was piqued. As I checked the screen, the words... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: Normandy Park Waterfront Home

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: Normandy Park Waterfront Home

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate’s Open House – set for this SUNDAY – is a Normandy Park waterfront home! With 90 feet of easy access, medium bank... [Read more]

Extended hours planned for overnight work on southbound I-5 this weekend

Extended hours planned for overnight work on southbound I-5 this weekend

Drivers should be prepared for overnight lane reductions on southbound Interstate 5 this weekend, Sept. 9-11, from South 200th Street in SeaTac to SR 516 in Des Moines. With a rainy fall forecast on the... [Read more]

Highline School Board extends Superintendent Susan Enfield’s contract

Highline School Board extends Superintendent Susan Enfield’s contract

Dr. Susan Enfield, superintendent of Highline Public Schools, greets a student on the first day of school. The Highline School Board unanimously approved a three-year contract extension for Superintendent... [Read more]

Shine in September with a $20.00 Glaze special at Salon Michelle!

Shine in September with a $20.00 Glaze special at Salon Michelle!

Shine in September with a $20.00 Glaze special at Advertiser Salon Michelle! A shine-enhancing glaze is something that can refresh your hair color or give your natural hair a shine or boost of richness.... [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

What an unexpected sunny day last Saturday at the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market! The sun was out all day and the wind was nowhere to be felt. This coming Saturday is our annual Kids Back to School/Safety... [Read more]

Sound Transit Angle Lake light rail carpoolers can now reserve parking

Sound Transit Angle Lake light rail carpoolers can now reserve parking

By Jack Mayne Sound Transit says that when its new Angle Lake station opens Sept. 24, “frequent carpoolers” can reserve a parking spot ahead of time as a way to maximize the limited parking space... [Read more]

PODCAST: Man shot, killed at motel; Jack Mayne on airport noise & more…

PODCAST: Man shot, killed at motel; Jack Mayne on airport noise & more…

Here’s episode #66 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: First Days

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: First Days

by Dave Markwell ‘Tis the season for first days. First days of school shake our kids loose from their cozy summer schedules and liberate parents from the hand and heart-wringing task of trying to mitigate... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be ‘Blessing the Animals’ this Sunday

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be ‘Blessing the Animals’ this Sunday

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a special ‘Blessing the Animals’ service this Sunday, Sept 4 at 9:30 a.m. It will be held in Fellowship Hall, and instead of using the main... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: Elegant 4-BD Normandy Province home

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: Elegant 4-BD Normandy Province home

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate’s Open House – set for both this SATURDAY & SUNDAY – is an elegant, 4-bedroom Normandy Province home on a substantial... [Read more]

FREE ‘Repair Time Fix-it’ event will be held Saturday, Sept. 10

FREE ‘Repair Time Fix-it’ event will be held Saturday, Sept. 10

Bring your small household items including clothing and we’ll try to repair them or help you fix them! We want to keep stuff out of the landfill, conserve resources and save you money. This event is... [Read more]

‘Help & Hope for Homeowners’ outreach event coming to Highline College Sept. 10

‘Help & Hope for Homeowners’ outreach event coming to Highline College Sept. 10

Ocwen Financial Corporation, a leading financial services holding company, along with the Seattle King County NAACP, will b hosting a Help & Hope for Homeowners borrower outreach event at Highline... [Read more]

Calling all Anglophiles – 3rd annual English Fête will be Saturday, Sept. 10!

Calling all Anglophiles – 3rd annual English Fête will be Saturday, Sept. 10!

Fête rhymes with PLATE and you will HATE to miss the 3rd annual English Fete on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton. Festive village fetes are fairs,... [Read more]

Two shot, one killed in shooting at SeaTac Motel Wednesday night

Two shot, one killed in shooting at SeaTac Motel Wednesday night

King County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Wednesday night, Aug. 31, around 10 p.m. at the Motel 6 in the 18900 block of 47th Ave S. (map below). Deputies initially... [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 Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is getting ready to launch its last month of the 2016 season. If you remember, we usually ran thru October, but the weather is just too unpredictable, so we decided... [Read more]