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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]

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]