History Section

City defends levy lid increase, Rankin still objects to magazine explanation

City defends levy lid increase, Rankin still objects to magazine explanation

by Jack Mayne Normandy Park’s official website seems to disagree with the view expressed at the Tuesday night’s City Council meeting by former Councilmember John Rankin that the Park’s official explanation... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fundraiser screening of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is Wed. June 10

REMINDER: Fundraiser screening of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is Wed. June 10

REMINDER: A full screening of the locally-produced film “The Maury Island Incident” to benefit the Greater Kent Historical Society will be next Wednesday night, June 10 at Kent-Meridian High... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Wah Kue Restaurant to reopen – Grand Opening celebration is this Sunday!

Wah Kue Restaurant to reopen – Grand Opening celebration is this Sunday!

The historic and very popular Wah Kue Restaurant – which originally opened for business in Burien over six decades ago, is reopening with new owners. The Grand Opening celebration is this Sunday, April... [Read more]

ANALYSIS: New Normandy Park budget needed after accounting snafu found

ANALYSIS: New Normandy Park budget needed after accounting snafu found

by Jack Mayne No doubt when Bob Jean became interim city manager for Normandy Park in January he did not expect to uncover and then have to fix a looming city budget crisis of nearly a half million dollars. Jean... [Read more]

CHOICE Academy & Highline Homeschool Center All Year Reunion is May 8

CHOICE Academy & Highline Homeschool Center All Year Reunion is May 8

Highline CHOICE Academy and Highline Homeschool Center will be holding an All Year Reunion on Friday, May 8, from 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Light refreshments and beverages will be provided at this free... [Read more]

LETTER: John Rankin shares thoughts on his recent city council recall efforts

LETTER: John Rankin shares thoughts on his recent city council recall efforts

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Normandy Park Blog nor its staff:] Editor; I have had some Normandy... [Read more]

‘The Trees’ – Growing up in Normandy Park in the 1950s and 1960s

‘The Trees’ – Growing up in Normandy Park in the 1950s and 1960s

Barb Sleeper, riding her horse, Dandy at the “farm”. It was taken by Gail Knapp’s dad, Russell Knapp The Knapps lived across the street from the pasture (“farm”) at 19251... [Read more]

Rankin challenges three Councilmembers over land settlement letter

Rankin challenges three Councilmembers over land settlement letter

Former Normandy Park Councilmember John Rankin is charging three members of the current Council with making a “false or misleading statement” over an October letter…

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]