Des Moines Section

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]

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]

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]

SAVE THE DATE: 7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be Aug. 27

SAVE THE DATE: 7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be Aug. 27

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. SAVE THE DATE: The Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park is rallying its members, sponsors and the surrounding communities for the annual... [Read more]

PODCAST: 15-year old arrested for horrific crash; Jack Mayne on CARES…

PODCAST: 15-year old arrested for horrific crash; Jack Mayne on CARES…

Here’s episode #53 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]

Jeanette Burrage found ‘Not Guilty’ of assaulting child on school bus

Jeanette Burrage found ‘Not Guilty’ of assaulting child on school bus

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Former Des Moines City Councilmember Jeanette Burrage was found ‘Not Guilty’ Thursday of charges of assaulting a special needs student who was riding... [Read more]

Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market’s Opening Day is Saturday, June 4!

Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market’s Opening Day is Saturday, June 4!

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market’s 2016 Opening Day is Saturday, June 4, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m, with the popular ‘Food Truck-In’ featuring over 10 Trucks. The Saturday market will run... [Read more]

Online ‘date’ goes bad, results in shooting and carjacking in Des Moines

Online ‘date’ goes bad, results in shooting and carjacking in Des Moines

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: The Des Moines Police Department is reporting that an online “date” went bad early Monday morning (May 16), resulting in a shooting and carjacking near... [Read more]

Two teenage boys arrested in connection to recent fatal shooting in Des Moines

Two teenage boys arrested in connection to recent fatal shooting in Des Moines

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Last Friday (May 6, 2016) around 6:30 p.m., a 41-year old white male from Kent was shot and killed at an apartment complex in the 22800 block of 30th Ave S. in... [Read more]

STOLEN: Two Olde English Bulldog puppies, stolen by two men Thursday

STOLEN: Two Olde English Bulldog puppies, stolen by two men Thursday

Early Thursday afternoon, two area residents let their four Olde English Bulldog puppies outside to do their potty business at their home in the North Hill area in DesMoines. Unfortunately, two strange men... [Read more]

PODCAST: Bad guy with loaded gun on bike busted; Jack Mayne Commentary…

PODCAST: Bad guy with loaded gun on bike busted; Jack Mayne Commentary…

Here’s episode #48 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]

PODCAST: 7-year old left in stolen car; Jack Mayne Commentary on CARES…

PODCAST: 7-year old left in stolen car; Jack Mayne Commentary on CARES…

Here’s episode #47 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]

‘Garden Gala’ Plant & Garden Art Sale will be Saturday, April 30

‘Garden Gala’ Plant & Garden Art Sale will be Saturday, April 30

A ‘Garden Gala’ Plant & Garden Art Sale will be held at the North Hill Community Center on Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Expect: Indoor/Outdoor Plants Handcrafted Garden... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Newly constructed, 2-story, 5-bedroom home

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Newly constructed, 2-story, 5-bedroom home

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this SATURDAY and SUNDAY, is an impressive, newly constructed, two-story, 5-bedroom home with nine-foot... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burien man shoots at police, SWAT; Jack Mayne Commentary, more

PODCAST: Burien man shoots at police, SWAT; Jack Mayne Commentary, more

Here’s episode #46 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 Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 3-BD Des Moines Marina Penthouse Condo

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 3-BD Des Moines Marina Penthouse Condo

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest’s Open House – open both this Saturday and Sunday – is a captivating 3-bedroom Des Moines Marina Penthouse View Condo! Perched... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 3-BD Des Moines Marina Penthouse Condo

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 3-BD Des Moines Marina Penthouse Condo

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest’s Open House – open this SATURDAY, March 26 – is a captivating 3-bedroom Des Moines Marina Penthouse View Condo! Perched high... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Mt. Rainier High Student Art will be at Normandy Park Art Gallery Reception Mar. 31

Mt. Rainier High Student Art will be at Normandy Park Art Gallery Reception Mar. 31

Mt. Rainier High School Student Art will be featured at Normandy Park Art Gallery’s monthly Champagne Reception on Thursday, March 31. Over 100 students from the Des Moines high school have created... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Newly constructed, 2-story, 5-BD home

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Newly constructed, 2-story, 5-BD home

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this SATURDAY and SUNDAY, is an impressive, newly constructed, two-story, 5-bedroom home with nine-foot... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 3-BD Des Moines Marina Penthouse Condo

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 3-BD Des Moines Marina Penthouse Condo

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest’s Open House – open both this Saturday, March 12 and Sunday, March 13 – is a captivating 3-bedroom Des Moines Marina Penthouse... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Scenes from opening night of the Poverty Bay Wine Festival

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Scenes from opening night of the Poverty Bay Wine Festival

The 12th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival fundraiser was uncorked Friday night, and attendees got into the spirit by using the hashtag #drinktomusic. The fest continues today – Saturday, March 5 –... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: Wesley Homes has openings for RNs, LPNs, Nursing Assistants & more

JOBS: Wesley Homes has openings for RNs, LPNs, Nursing Assistants & more

Advertiser Wesley Homes currently has job openings for RNs, LPNs, Nursing Assistants, wait staff, housekeepers and more. As a service organization, our employees are the center of what we do. That’s... [Read more]

Four Mt. Rainier High School students accused of raping two 15-year old girls

Four Mt. Rainier High School students accused of raping two 15-year old girls

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Four Mt. Rainier High School students have been accused of raping two 15-year-old girls while on an overnight school trip, according to documents released by the... [Read more]