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PHOTOS: Mayor, Councilmembers take part in police training exercises

PHOTOS: Mayor, Councilmembers take part in police training exercises

At the Criminal Justice Training Center last Saturday (Sept. 20), Normandy Park Police Chief Chris Gaddis, along with Mayor Susan West and three other councilmembers, conducted a “Council Police... [Read more]

Normandy Park crime generally down, arrests and service calls up

Normandy Park crime generally down, arrests and service calls up

by Jack Mayne Burglaries and assaults were down in Normandy Park last year over 2012, Police Chief Chris Gaddis told the City Council Tuesday night. Increases were logged for the number of calls for service,... [Read more]

New Normandy Park City Manager Glenn Akramoff sees the glass as ‘Half Full’

New Normandy Park City Manager Glenn Akramoff sees the glass as ‘Half Full’

by Ralph Nichols New Normandy Park City Manager Glenn Akramoff walked onto a financial tightrope when he started his new job July 8. But, Akramoff told The B-Town Blog recently, Normandy Park’s financial... [Read more]

Founder of Piledriving Company Goes ‘APE’ Over Upcoming Local UFO Film

Founder of Piledriving Company Goes ‘APE’ Over Upcoming Local UFO Film

John White, Founder of American Piledriving Equipment (APE) and a Normandy Park resident, has stepped up to pile on the majority of funding for an historic local UFO conspiracy movie that will begin filming... [Read more]

Highline One of Seven School Districts to Win $40 Million ‘Race to the Top’ Grant

Highline One of Seven School Districts to Win $40 Million ‘Race to the Top’ Grant

Highline Public Schools is one of seven King County districts to win a share of $40 million in federal “Race to the Top” funds, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday (Dec. 11). Highline,... [Read more]

‘Scale the Heights’ Benefit Raises Over $14,000 for Autism Research

‘Scale the Heights’ Benefit Raises Over $14,000 for Autism Research

With lights aglow and merry music filling the festively-decorated Normandy Park model home at Josephine Parc, generous supporters gathered to raise money AND have a great time Thursday night, Dec. 6. The... [Read more]

Shooting in Normandy Park Puts Church into Lockdown

Shooting in Normandy Park Puts Church into Lockdown

Normandy Park Police say a shooting Thursday afternoon resulted in the closing of SW Normandy Park Road and a lockdown of John Knox Presbyterian Church. According to Police Chief Chris Gaddis, the shooting... [Read more]

Win a FREE Copy of Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Registering for Cove to Clover!

Win a FREE Copy of Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Registering for Cove to Clover!

Our friends at Cove to Clover want our Readers to know that they’re having a great contest – register for the fundraiser race (coming April 28, 2013) online in December and earn a chance to win... [Read more]

ALERT: Normandy Park Police Warning Residents About Burglaries & Car Prowls

ALERT: Normandy Park Police Warning Residents About Burglaries & Car Prowls

The Normandy Park Police Department announced Tuesday (Nov. 20) that it’s warning citizens of a recent upswing in burglaries and vehicle prowls. “This is mainly happening off of 1st Ave, but... [Read more]

Introducing Our Brand New, All-Local Indie Online Store – ‘Shop SoKing’!

Introducing Our Brand New, All-Local Indie Online Store – ‘Shop SoKing’!

We’d like to introduce our Readers to a brand new, fully homegrown initiative that, thanks to Seattle-based Buck, we’re launching within our network of six local blogs – Shop SoKing –... [Read more]