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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 continued to escape the rain last Saturday. I kept looking south at the dark clouds coming our way but, after bowing to the wind genie they went over to our neighbors... [Read more]

REMINDER: Learn to Scuba Dive at TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ July 21!

REMINDER: Learn to Scuba Dive at TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ July 21!

REMINDER: Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s Discover Pool Night will be Thursday, July 21! Looking for your next great adventure – how about Scuba Diving? Come on out to TL Sea Diving’s Discover Pool... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Washington State Little League Baseball Tournament

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Washington State Little League Baseball Tournament

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Riverton ‘Dollhouse’ is Berkshire Hathaway’s featured home for this week

Riverton ‘Dollhouse’ is Berkshire Hathaway’s featured home for this week

From Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest: Like many small towns in Western Washington, Riverton came into itself in 1903 when the Riverton Draw Bridge was built over the Duwamish... [Read more]

TRAFFIC ALERT: Redondo Beach Drive closure starts; to be closed through Aug. 5

TRAFFIC ALERT: Redondo Beach Drive closure starts; to be closed through Aug. 5

The City of Des Moines announced that Redondo Beach Drive South will be closed starting today – Monday, July 11 – and remain closed through Aug. 5, 2016, between Redondo Way and Southwest 292nd Street.... [Read more]

Water rescue retrieves two crabbers off Normandy Park Cove Saturday night

Water rescue retrieves two crabbers off Normandy Park Cove Saturday night

A water rescue occurred off the shores the Normandy Park Cove on Saturday night, July 9. Authorities say that a 12-foot aluminum boat with no motor and two occupants capsized while crabbing, knocking them... [Read more]

PODCAST: Body found in stolen car; women shot on 4th; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Body found in stolen car; women shot on 4th; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #59 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]

JOB: The Plant Connection looking to hire Interior Horticulturist

JOB: The Plant Connection looking to hire Interior Horticulturist

The Plant Connection, Inc., Interior Plant Specialists, is looking to hire: Job Title: Interior Horticulturist Salary: $13-$14/Hour pre-training (bonus based on performance and commission on sales also... [Read more]

Drone operator gets stung by bees during Des Moines’ 4th of July celebration

Drone operator gets stung by bees during Des Moines’ 4th of July celebration

On Monday night, during Des Moines’ July 4th celebration – while crowds were gathering – a small drone was seen and heard flying just inside the entrance to the beach park. Des Moines Police... [Read more]

Puget Sound Weather Geek: Will Summer ever come back?

Puget Sound Weather Geek: Will Summer ever come back?

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Well it doesn’t really look like July out there anymore, and considering... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Cute 4-BD Seahurst Bungalow!

Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Cute 4-BD Seahurst Bungalow!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this SATURDAY – is a cute 4-bedroom Bungalow in desirable Seahurst! This home has been in the same family... [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’s 4th of July weekend saw the second biggest crowd of the season at the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market – over 5,000 shoppers enjoyed pleasant weather, lively music and best of... [Read more]

REMINDER: Sunset Market, Legacy fundraiser & free concert Wed. night!

REMINDER: Sunset Market, Legacy fundraiser & free concert Wed. night!

The Des Moines Sunset Farmers Market opens this Wednesday, July 6, from 4 – 8 p.m. at the north marina parking lot. At the first Wednesday market will be Buns, Kiss my Grits, and Nibbles for dinner... [Read more]

Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Keeping your home even if you file for Bankruptcy

Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Keeping your home even if you file for Bankruptcy

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Keeping Your Home Even If You File For Bankruptcy Many times, when we meet with clients regarding bankruptcy, they come in with many preconceived notions about bankruptcy.... [Read more]

Puget Sound Weather Geek: Here’s your 4th of July weekend weather forecast

Puget Sound Weather Geek: Here’s your 4th of July weekend weather forecast

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Happy 4th of July weekend everyone! The question on everyone’s minds is probably... [Read more]

Advertiser Zenith Holland holding Summer Sale and they’re open daily!

Advertiser Zenith Holland holding Summer Sale and they’re open daily!

Friend of the blog and Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens in Des Moines is always set to help you with all things garden and soil. And starting next week, take advantage of Zenith’s Summer Sale.... [Read more]

Bizarre vintage ‘Industrial Musicals’ show coming to Seattle Thursday, July 21

Bizarre vintage ‘Industrial Musicals’ show coming to Seattle Thursday, July 21

“The Lost World of Industrial Musicals” – celebrating the little-known genre of internal corporate musical propaganda – is coming to Seattle on Thursday, July 21.  Steve Young, author/collector/historian... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Brand new 2-BD, spacious Seattle homes

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Brand new 2-BD, spacious Seattle homes

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this SATURDAY & SUNDAY – is a collection of five spacious homes with designer finishes. Welcome... [Read more]