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Restoration of Beaconsfield Feeder Bluff to begin soon

Restoration of Beaconsfield Feeder Bluff to begin soon

The Beaconsfield Feeder Bluff, a 1,000-foot, 5.5-acre stretch of shoreline in Normandy Park, will be restored soon at a cost of $4.4 million dollars as part of a partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of... [Read more]

OSHA investigation of City Hall and Recreation Center Facilities completed

OSHA investigation of City Hall and Recreation Center Facilities completed

At Tuesday night’s (Sept. 9) City Council meeting, City Manager Glenn Akramoff will present the results of the Department of Labor and Industries investigation into concerns of asbestos and lead... [Read more]

Benefit screening of local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ will be Aug. 1

Benefit screening of local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ will be Aug. 1

A benefit screening of the locally-produced UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” for Discover Burien will take place on Friday night, Aug. 1 at the Tin Theater in Burien, starting at 7 p.m. “The... [Read more]

Festival Premieres announced for local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’

Festival Premieres announced for local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’

The Seattle International Film Festival (“SIFF”) will host the North American premiere for locally-produced film “The Maury Island Incident” on Sunday, May 25, and the film will screen as an opening... [Read more]

Normandy Christian Church’s ‘Drive-Thru Christmas’ will be Dec. 14–15

Normandy Christian Church’s ‘Drive-Thru Christmas’ will be Dec. 14–15

Normandy Christian Church’s annual Drive-Thru Christmas Story will be Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 14 – 15, from 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. This is a fun, classic (especially if you appreciate American... [Read more]

Come meet ‘Bertha,’ the world’s largest tunneling machine, on Saturday, July 20

Come meet ‘Bertha,’ the world’s largest tunneling machine, on Saturday, July 20

The power is on, the cutterhead is hooked up and two miles of Seattle soil await the teeth of ‘Bertha,’ the world’s largest tunneling machine, which you can “meet” in person... [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]

Happy Thanksgiving! Here are Some of the Things We’re Thankful For…

Happy Thanksgiving! Here are Some of the Things We’re Thankful For…

It’s Thanksgiving Day across America, and we’d like to take a moment from our usual local news and events postings to reflect on what we’re thankful for… Mostly, we want to send... [Read more]

Ground Broken for Second Burien/Normandy Park Fire Station

Ground Broken for Second Burien/Normandy Park Fire Station

Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Chief Mike Marrs, right, discusses project details with Brian Hogman, site supervisor for Neeley Construction, before groundbreaking for a new fire station in the Manhattan... [Read more]

World War II Fighter Pilot Recalls Dangers Escorting Allied Bombers

World War II Fighter Pilot Recalls Dangers Escorting Allied Bombers

by Ralph Nichols, with photos by Michael Brunk WWII Veteran John Hauff shares a log book entry to Ralph Nichols “It was a lot of fun until they started shooting at us.” So quipped John Hauff, a World... [Read more]