Politics Section

Normandy Park citizens launch campaign to raise money to keep police officers

Normandy Park citizens launch campaign to raise money to keep police officers

by Jack Mayne Citizens of this small city on the shores of Puget Sound have taken the extraordinary step of going to an Internet fundraising website to raise $276,000 to save the jobs of two city police... [Read more]

PODCAST: Police seeking help finding burglary suspect; storm forecast & more

PODCAST: Police seeking help finding burglary suspect; storm forecast & more

Here’s episode #28 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]

Normandy Park City Council told Levy Lift Lid could pass on a new special ballot

Normandy Park City Council told Levy Lift Lid could pass on a new special ballot

by Jack Mayne Let’s try that Levy Lift Lid in a new ballot now that people realize how drastic the cuts would have to be after its failure, citizens and the Normandy Park Police Guild urged the City... [Read more]

Rankin blames Council for levy lid loss which caused police force cuts

Rankin blames Council for levy lid loss which caused police force cuts

by Jack Mayne Normandy Park will lose two police officers and not hire a third as the city chopped over a half million from its budget due to the loss at the polls on Nov. 3 of a proposal to increase the... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police Dept. to layoff officers due to failure of Levy Lid Lift

Normandy Park Police Dept. to layoff officers due to failure of Levy Lid Lift

The Normandy Park Police Department announced that it will be laying off officers due to the failure of the Levy Lid Life Proposition in the Nov. 3 election. The city says that the proposition was needed... [Read more]

ELECTION: Rankin beating McEvoy; Mia Gregerson losing in SeaTac

ELECTION: Rankin beating McEvoy; Mia Gregerson losing in SeaTac

With 26.86% of votes tallied, the first returns of Tuesday’s General Election show that John Rankin is beating Shawn McEvoy for Council Position No. 7. Also, Normandy Park resident Marion Yoshino... [Read more]

PODCAST: Shooting in SeaTac kills 1; Jack Mayne Commentary; forecast, more

PODCAST: Shooting in SeaTac kills 1; Jack Mayne Commentary; forecast, more

Here’s episode #26 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]

Sponsored Post ‘Talk to Shawn’ at Normandy Perk this Saturday, Oct. 24

‘Talk to Shawn’ at Normandy Perk this Saturday, Oct. 24

The following is a Paid Advertisement: This Saturday, Oct. 24, you can ‘TALK TO SHAWN’ at 10 a.m. at Normandy Perk, located at the Normandy Park Towne Center, 19865 First Avenue South, Normandy... [Read more]

REMINDER: Talk with Highline School Board’s Angelica Alvarez TONIGHT

REMINDER: Talk with Highline School Board’s Angelica Alvarez TONIGHT

REMINDER: School Board Member Angelica Alvarez will be hosting a community conversation TONIGHT – Monday, Oct. 19 – from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the Shorewood Room of the Burien Community Center. The... [Read more]

PODCAST: Homeless camps in Des Moines?; Jack Mayne Commentary, more

PODCAST: Homeless camps in Des Moines?; Jack Mayne Commentary, more

Here’s episode #24 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]