Normandy Park Mayor withdraws from City Council race
by Jack Mayne Mayor Clarke Brant has withdrawn from the race for reelection for City Council saying it is “really time to retire.” The sole candidate in the Position 2 race now is Mike Bishoff. Candidates for other Council vacancies are, for Position 4, incumbent Marion Yoshino and Kathleen Waters. For Position 6, Tom Munslow and Chris Coleman (incumbent John Rankin did not seek reelection). Brant said it “has been my privilege to be able to serve on the Normandy Park City Council for two terms and to be elected mayor by the Council for the last two years. “It has been an ‘interesting’ period ...
No license needed for Hanbleceya’s mental health homes in Normandy Park
by Jack Mayne Hanbleceya is operating four of five facilities in Normandy Park without licenses because there are no health care licenses for their facilities either from the State of Washington or from Normandy Park. Hanbleceya does have a standard city business license that every company must have to do business in the city. Some residents continue to believe that the Hanbleceya Treatment Centers are operating illegally facilities despite a March 29 letter, signed by Lori Melchiori, assistant director for residential care services that said the state Department of Social and Health Services has investigated and “verified (Hanbleceya’s) assertion that the four homes ...
Dave Upthegrove announces candidacy for Julia Patterson’s Council seat
State Representative Dave Upthegrove on Tuesday (April 30) announced his campaign for King County Council Position #5, being vacated by Councilmember Julia Patterson, who is retiring this year. Born and raised in South King County, Upthegrove began his public service as Senior Legislative Assistant to then-Senator Patterson (D-SeaTac). In 2001, Dave was appointed by the King County Council to fill a legislative vacancy and has been elected five times. As a legislator, he helped secure funding for light rail in SeaTac to help commuters and prioritized improvements to congested intersections in Kent to ensure freight mobility. He represents the communities of SeaTac, Des ...
Local Photographer Thatcher Kelley Showing Photos at John Knox Church
Local Photographer Thatcher Kelley will be showing his photos at John Knox Presbyterian Church in Normandy Park during the months of March and April, with an Artist’s Reception set for Saturday, April 13. Kelley, who was born at Highline Hospital and grew up in Normandy Park, specializes in landscape photography – here's an awesome recent photo he took of Seattle that was popular on social media sites last summer (click image to see larger version): Kelley attended Sylvester Middle School and Mount Rainier High – where he first seriously started studying photography – then moved to Los Angeles for college, where he ...
by Jack Mayne Mayor Clarke Brant has withdrawn from the race for reelection for City Council saying it is “really time to retire.” The sole candidate in the Position 2 race now is Mike Bishoff. Candidates... [Read more]Sponsored Post
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by Jack Mayne The Normandy Park City Council will interview five candidates for its vacant city manager’s job at city hall on Saturday, May 18 following a public candidates reception on Friday evening,... [Read more]
by Jack Mayne Hanbleceya is operating four of five facilities in Normandy Park without licenses because there are no health care licenses for their facilities either from the State of Washington or from... [Read more]
State Representative Dave Upthegrove on Tuesday (April 30) announced his campaign for King County Council Position #5, being vacated by Councilmember Julia Patterson, who is retiring this year. Born and... [Read more]
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