Des Moines Section

Local Historians seek state recognition for infamous 1947 flying disc story

Local Historians seek state recognition for infamous 1947 flying disc story

Local historic group the Maury Island Incident Historical Society (“MIIHS”) has submitted a Resolution to Washington State Senators Karen Keiser (33rd District) and Sharon Nelson (34th District)... [Read more]

New study shows Highline College added $631.5 million to local economy

New study shows Highline College added $631.5 million to local economy

A new study found Highline College alumni and operations added $631.5 million to the King County economy during the 2014–15 fiscal year, the school announced Wednesday, Feb. 22: The added income translated... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ will be Thursday, March 2!

Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ will be Thursday, March 2!

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

Seattle Southside Chamber Business Awards & Recognition given out Friday

Seattle Southside Chamber Business Awards & Recognition given out Friday

Photos courtesy Andrew Crain Photography On Friday afternoon, Feb. 10, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its annual Awards and Recognition Luncheon at the Four Points by Sheraton Seattle... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: Meet NBA player Brian Scalabrine at breakfast Fri. morning

REMINDER: Meet NBA player Brian Scalabrine at breakfast Fri. morning

REMINDER: NBA player and developer Brian Scalabrine will be discussing The Adriana Senior Apartments at a Meet & Greet Pancake Breakfast this Friday, Feb. 10, from 7:30 – 9 a.m. at the Des Moines... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Wine Festival fundraiser will be back for its 13th year on March 3 & 4!

Poverty Bay Wine Festival fundraiser will be back for its 13th year on March 3 & 4!

Get ready to raise your wine glasses for a good cause – the Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be back at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium for its 13th year on Friday, March 3 & Saturday, March... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: Modern, 5-BD Home in North Hill

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: Modern, 5-BD Home in North Hill

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate’s Open House – set for this Saturday, Feb. 4 – is a new, modern style, 5-bedroom home in the desirable North Hill... [Read more]

Police shoot two men during homicide investigation in Des Moines Friday night

Police shoot two men during homicide investigation in Des Moines Friday night

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Two men were shot by King County Sheriff’s Officers during a homicide investigation in Des Moines Friday night, Jan. 27, 2017. Police say that detectives received... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet NBA player Brian Scalabrine at Pancake Breakfast for The Adriana Feb. 10

Meet NBA player Brian Scalabrine at Pancake Breakfast for The Adriana Feb. 10

NBA player and developer Brian Scalabrine will be discussing The Adriana Senior Apartments at a Meet & Greet Pancake Breakfast on Friday, Feb. 10, from 7:30 – 9 a.m. at the Des Moines Activity Center. The... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: Modern, 5-BD Home in North Hill

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: Modern, 5-BD Home in North Hill

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate’s Open House – set for both this SATURDAY and SUNDAY – is a new, modern style, 5-bedroom home in the desirable North... [Read more]

VIDEO: Police chase, search for burglary suspect Friday; video released

VIDEO: Police chase, search for burglary suspect Friday; video released

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: At 11:30 a.m. Friday morning (Dec. 30, 2016), Des Moines Police Officers responded to a burglary in progress at a residence in the 25800 block of Marine View Drive... [Read more]

Is it snowing yet? Here’s a convenient way to watch the flakes move in…

Is it snowing yet? Here’s a convenient way to watch the flakes move in…

As the second snow of 2016 slowly sneaks up from the south before dropping a few flakes on our area, the easiest way to watch for its progress is right here – from the comfort of your computer or... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch amazing satellite photo time lapse of the region from 1984-2016

VIDEO: Watch amazing satellite photo time lapse of the region from 1984-2016

The Google Earth Engine has released a new “Time Lapse” feature, which includes sequences of satellite photos spanning from 1984-present, including this cool one of our region below. Sweat... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Zenith Holland Gardens is the place to find your Christmas Tree!

Zenith Holland Gardens is the place to find your Christmas Tree!

Friend of the Blog and Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens is the place to get your Christmas tree this year. Their tree sale starts today – Friday, Nov. 25 (they will be open seven days a week) – the... [Read more]

Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park Food Drive is Saturday, Dec. 3

Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park Food Drive is Saturday, Dec. 3

The Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park will be again helping the Des Moines Area Food Bank in their ‘Square Meal Partner Fund Drive,’ which will be held on Saturday, Dec. 3 at the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Retirement Sale happening now at Kimberley’s Exquisite Jewelry in Des Moines!

Retirement Sale happening now at Kimberley’s Exquisite Jewelry in Des Moines!

Kimberley Beasley, proprietor of Kimberley’s Exquisite Jewelry in Des Moines and friend of the Blog, would like to remind our readers of her Retirement Sale, going on now through Dec. 24. Kimberley’s... [Read more]

WABI Burien hosting Des Moines Creek Walk this Sunday, Nov. 20

WABI Burien hosting Des Moines Creek Walk this Sunday, Nov. 20

A Des Moines Creek Walk will be held this Sunday, Nov. 20, starting at 11 a.m. We will meet at the Des Moines Marina near the fishing pier and restrooms, rain or shine, dogs are welcome on a leash. This... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: New 5-BD in North Hill of Des Moines!

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Open House: New 5-BD in North Hill of Des Moines!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate’s Open House – set for both this SATURDAY and SUNDAY – is new, modern style, 5-bedroom home in the desirable North... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: About the Melodic Caring Project

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: About the Melodic Caring Project

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 14-year old special needs student at Mt. Rainier High School. In 2016 she was named “Citizen of the Year” by the City of Burien. by Cass Huff Hey B-Town... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Your best Christmas card ever! ‘Discover Santa’ at TL Sea Diving Tuesday, Nov. 22

Your best Christmas card ever! ‘Discover Santa’ at TL Sea Diving Tuesday, Nov. 22

Come on out to TL Sea Diving’s jolliest event of the year – on Tuesday, Nov. 22 – and discover a Scuba intro, Dry suit experiences, Peak Performance Buoyancy, and the excitement of underwater photos... [Read more]

JOBS: FREE Job Fair will be at Highline College on Wednesday, Oct. 26

JOBS: FREE Job Fair will be at Highline College on Wednesday, Oct. 26

Close to 50 local employers with full-time, part-time and temporary job opening will be represented at Highline College’s FREE Fall Job Fair, which will be held from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Wednesday,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Waterland Arcade launches ‘Good Student Incentive Program’

Advertiser Waterland Arcade launches ‘Good Student Incentive Program’

From Advertiser Waterland Arcade: With the first days of the new school year upon us, it is with great hope and pride that we at the Waterland Arcade announce our little “incentive” program... [Read more]

PODCAST: Red Light Cameras coming; Jack Mayne on transparency, more

PODCAST: Red Light Cameras coming; Jack Mayne on transparency, more

Here’s episode #70 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]

Sponsored Post JOB: Business is growing – join the team at Salon Michelle in Des Moines!

JOB: Business is growing – join the team at Salon Michelle in Des Moines!

Business is growing – join the team at Salon Michelle in Des Moines! Salon Michelle has an opening for a Newly Licensed Cosmetologist: $26,000 a year – Full-time, Part-time, Commission Just Graduating... [Read more]