Des Moines Section

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]

Sponsored Post September Sale happening NOW at Kimberley’s Exquisite Jewelry in Des Moines!

September Sale happening NOW at Kimberley’s Exquisite Jewelry in Des Moines!

Kimberly Beasley, proprietor of Kimberley’s Exquisite Jewelry in Des Moines and friend of the Blog, would like to remind our readers of her September Sale, going on NOW through Sept. 30. My sale... [Read more]

Sponsored Post 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]

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]

PHOTOS: Blues & Brews Fest grosses over $64,500 in Des Moines Saturday

PHOTOS: Blues & Brews Fest grosses over $64,500 in Des Moines Saturday

The Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park’s 7th annual Blues & Brews Festival fundraiser grossed over $64,500 at Des Moines Beach Park on Saturday, Aug. 27. 100% of net proceeds will... [Read more]

PODCAST: Woman critical after colliding with bus; Pokémon Go, weather & more

PODCAST: Woman critical after colliding with bus; Pokémon Go, weather & more

Here’s episode #65 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]

REMINDER: Blues & Brews Festival is SATURDAY at Des Moines Beach Park!

REMINDER: Blues & Brews Festival is SATURDAY at Des Moines Beach Park!

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. REMINDER: The 7th annual “Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival” is this SATURDAY, Aug. 27, at Des Moines Beach Park. The event will... [Read more]

No ban, but concerns over Pokémon Go players in Des Moines is growing

No ban, but concerns over Pokémon Go players in Des Moines is growing

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: A large group of Pokémon Go players congregate in the crowded marina parking lot and pier around 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 8, 2016 (click image to see larger version).... [Read more]

Get your tickets NOW – 7th annual Blues & Brews Festival is this SATURDAY!

Get your tickets NOW – 7th annual Blues & Brews Festival is this SATURDAY!

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. Get your tickets now – the 7th annual Blues and Brews festival is coming back this SATURDAY, Aug. 27 to the Des Moines Beach Park with music,... [Read more]

7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival concert will be Saturday, Aug. 27

7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival concert will be Saturday, Aug. 27

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. Grab your sunscreen, dust off those dancin’ shoes and get ready – the 7th annual Blues and Brews festival at Des Moines Beach Park is... [Read more]

Andrea Reay named President/CEO of Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce

Andrea Reay named President/CEO of Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce

Experienced non-profit, business consultant and community organizer Andrea H. Reay will assume the position of President/CEO of the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce, it was announced Friday, Aug.... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Rotary Club Blood Drive this Friday, July 22

Volunteers needed for Rotary Club Blood Drive this Friday, July 22

*URGENT: As you may have heard, Bloodworks Northwest recently issued a “code-red” appeal for blood donors after inventories for some blood types fell alarmingly – to just a 1-day supply. The Rotary... [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]

Sponsored Post 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]

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]