Politics Section

City Council considers new police cars; passes homelessness ordinance

City Council considers new police cars; passes homelessness ordinance

By Jack Mayne With aging and dilapidated police cars, the Normandy Park City Council is trying to decide whether to buy four new cars or only two, even one, right away. Acting Police Chief Brian Sommer... [Read more]

Susan West returns to Normandy Park City Council

Susan West returns to Normandy Park City Council

By Jack Mayne Former Mayor Susan West was reappointed to the Normandy Park City Council following the resignation of Councilmember Doug Osterman. The Council voted on Tuesday (April 12) over seven other... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police Chief Chris Gaddis resigns

Normandy Park Police Chief Chris Gaddis resigns

Normandy Park Police Chief Chris Gaddis announced on the department’s blog Wednesday (April 13) that he is resigning, effective April 30. Sergeant Brian Sommer will serve as Acting Chief of Police... [Read more]

PODCAST: Man shoots at police, SWAT team; Jack Mayne Commentary, more

PODCAST: Man shoots at police, SWAT team; Jack Mayne Commentary, more

Here’s episode #46 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

N.P. Police meeting on Residential Communication Hubs is Saturday

N.P. Police meeting on Residential Communication Hubs is Saturday

Residents are invited to attend an upcoming meeting on ‘Residential Communication Hubs’ (RCH) put on by the Normandy Park Police at Nist Park on Saturday, April 9, from 3-3:30 p.m. “RCH’s... [Read more]

PODCAST: Help needed to solve drive-by shooting; Jack Mayne Commentary…

PODCAST: Help needed to solve drive-by shooting; Jack Mayne Commentary…

Here’s episode #43 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Former Normandy Park Mayor Susan West is a March #HighlineAlum

Former Normandy Park Mayor Susan West is a March #HighlineAlum

Former Normandy Park Mayor Susan West is featured in this month’s Highline Public Schools’ #HighlineAlum social media campaign. West is a 1985 graduate of Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines. West... [Read more]

PODCAST: Fire displaces 44; man beaten in Burien; Jack Mayne Commentary…

PODCAST: Fire displaces 44; man beaten in Burien; Jack Mayne Commentary…

Here’s episode #40 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Town Hall Meeting on Police Vehicles will be Thursday, March 10

Town Hall Meeting on Police Vehicles will be Thursday, March 10

The City of Normandy Park will be holding a Town Hall Meeting on Police Vehicles on Thursday, March 10 at the City Hall Recreation Center. The meeting will take place from 6 – 8 p.m. Here’s more... [Read more]

VIDEO PODCAST: Major drug bust disrupts quiet neighborhood, more

VIDEO PODCAST: Major drug bust disrupts quiet neighborhood, more

Here’s episode #35 – this week as a video – of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported... [Read more]