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Des Moines Councilmember charged with slapping special needs student

Des Moines Councilmember charged with slapping special needs student

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: by Jack Mayne Des Moines City Councilmember Jeanette Burrage has been charged with assaulting a special needs student riding on a Highline School District bus... [Read more]

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Enter to win $50,000 during Berkshire Hathaway’s ‘Open House Weekend’!

Make sure to enter Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest’s ‘Open House Weekend’ this weekend (April 18–19, 2015) for your chance to win $50,000 and a consultation with the stars... [Read more]

First Ave speed limit lowered; new City Manager tentatively selected Tuesday

First Ave speed limit lowered; new City Manager tentatively selected Tuesday

by Jack Mayne The speed limit on the entire length of First Avenue South through Normandy Park will soon lower to 35 miles per hour, the Normandy Park City Council decided Tuesday night (April 14). It... [Read more]

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Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Great home with nice yard in Des Moines

NPB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday, April 11, from 1 – 4 p.m. – is a great 3 (or 4) bedroom home with a nice yard on a quiet... [Read more]

Districts resent proposed Normandy Park utility tax

Districts resent proposed Normandy Park utility tax

by Jack Mayne Matt Everett, general manager of Highline Water District, told the Normandy Park City Council last week that his and other water and sewer districts oppose a proposal by Jean to invoke a... [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]

Normandy Park City Manager candidates will meet with citizens April 10, 11

Normandy Park City Manager candidates will meet with citizens April 10, 11

by Jack Mayne Normandy Park resident Karen Steele last week told the City Council that citizens must be involved in the hiring of a new city manager, “after all, it is our taxes that will be paying the... [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]

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Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Gorgeous 3-BD Des Moines home!

NPB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday, April 4 from Noon – 3 p.m. – is a gorgeous 3-bedroom Des Moines home! This house has... [Read more]

Power outage affects over 1800 in Normandy Park/Burien area Wednesday

Power outage affects over 1800 in Normandy Park/Burien area Wednesday

Around 12:18 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1, a power outage hit the Burien/Normandy Park area served by Puget Sound Energy, affecting over 1800 customers. Cause of the outage is under investigation, and restoration... [Read more]