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Quiet Des Moines Council enlivened by citizen upset with airport noise

Quiet Des Moines Council enlivened by citizen upset with airport noise

A relatively quiet Des Moines City Council meeting last week was enlivened a bit when long-time resident and regular citizen commenter ‘Redondo Rick’ Johnson wondered…

College Students will compete in cyber defense competition at Highline College

College Students will compete in cyber defense competition at Highline College

College students from around the Pacific Northwest will have the chance to practice thwarting hackers during the annual Pacific Rim Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, to be held March 24–26, 2017,... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Weekend Open Houses: 4-BD View & 3-BD Modern Homes!

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Weekend Open Houses: 4-BD View & 3-BD Modern Homes!

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this weekend – on both Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12: 1. Fauntlee Crest 4-bedroom... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce CEO: Business – yes, it is <i>Personal</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce CEO: Business – yes, it is Personal

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a new regular column for South King Media, written by Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Andrea Reay: By Andrea H. Reay The old colloquialism “Nothing... [Read more]

Des Moines Police seeking homes & businesses to share video camera feeds

Des Moines Police seeking homes & businesses to share video camera feeds

The Des Moines Police Department announced Wednesday (March 8) that they are seeking Home and Business Surveillance Camera owners to register and share their video feeds as a way to increase security... [Read more]

JOB: Starbucks seeking to hire Barista at Sea-Tac Airport

JOB: Starbucks seeking to hire Barista at Sea-Tac Airport

Starbucks Barista Sea-Tac Airport – Union Benefits – WHO: HMSHost at Sea-Tac Airport WHAT: HMSHost is seeking to fill restaurant positions at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Positions... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2017 Gold Star Award Nominees

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2017 Gold Star Award Nominees

Each year, the Highline Schools Foundation solicits nominations from community members, district employees and parents for its prestigious and much-anticipated Gold Star Awards. This year’s list... [Read more]

33rd District Legislators to host town hall at Kent City Hall on Saturday, Mar. 18

33rd District Legislators to host town hall at Kent City Hall on Saturday, Mar. 18

Your 33rd District Legislators will host a Town Hall on Saturday, March 18 at the Kent City Hall: WHO: State Sen. Karen Keiser, State Rep. Mia Gregerson, and State Rep. Tina Orwall WHA: Town hall meeting WHEN:... [Read more]

Highline College seeking donations for Steven Underwood Memorial Scholarship

Highline College seeking donations for Steven Underwood Memorial Scholarship

From Highline College’s Alumni Foundation comes this scholarship-related news on this sad anniversary date: Please join us as we journey through Build a Dream Week and honor a public servant whose... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Over $65,000 raised at 13th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival!

PHOTOS: Over $65,000 raised at 13th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival!

Our friends at the Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park tell us they raised an “unofficial” total of $65,056 from the 13th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival, held March 3 and 4! “Last... [Read more]

DAL Law Firm: Estate Planning…for your Electronics?

DAL Law Firm: Estate Planning…for your Electronics?

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Icons made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com is licensed by CC 3.0 BY Estate Planning…For Your Electronics? Traditionally, an estate plan comprises of a trust, wills, power... [Read more]

City Council considers future of Wasson property at Des Moines Marina

City Council considers future of Wasson property at Des Moines Marina

By Jack Mayne When longtime Des Moines Councilmember Donald Wasson died a year ago he left his waterfront property located at the entrance to Beach Park to the city and now City Council and staff are... [Read more]

Former Blog Sales Manager Janet Grella has passed away

Former Blog Sales Manager Janet Grella has passed away

Janet Garrott Grella: October 2, 1949 – February 23, 2017 Janet and her husband Michael. On a scooter in Italy. We’re incredibly sad to report that Janet Garrott Grella – South King Media’s... [Read more]

Body of man found floating in Des Moines Marina Thursday night

Body of man found floating in Des Moines Marina Thursday night

The body of a deceased man was found floating in the Des Moines Marina Thursday night (March 2), about 30 feet off the docks. A South King Fire & Rescue swimmer brought the body to an empty slip and... [Read more]

Free Job Fair will be Wednesday, March 15 at Highline College

Free Job Fair will be Wednesday, March 15 at Highline College

Close to 50 local employers with full-time, part-time and temporary job opening will be represented at Highline College’s Spring Job Fair, to be held Wednesday, March 15 on campus. The event is free... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: 3-BD Des Moines Charmer on huge lot

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: 3-BD Des Moines Charmer on huge lot

WLB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate’s Open House – set for this SUNDAY, March 5 – is a 3-bedroom Des Moines Charmer tucked away on an oversized lot (nearly... [Read more]

Chad Harper announces his campaign for Des Moines City Council

Chad Harper announces his campaign for Des Moines City Council

Citizen Activist Chad Harper (pictured above) announced his campaign Wednesday, March 1, to run for Des Moines City Council, Position #7. Although he apparently hasn’t filed yet with the state Public... [Read more]

REMINDER: Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ will be this Thursday

REMINDER: Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ will be this Thursday

Looking for your next great adventure – how about Scuba Diving? Come on out to TL Sea Diving’s Discover Pool Night this Thursday, March 2, 2017 and discover a Scuba intro, Dry Suit experiences, Peak... [Read more]