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Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>The Responsibility of Advocacy</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: The Responsibility of Advocacy

By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce As a parent, one of the most rewarding things I enjoy doing with my children is reading with them. Dr. Seuss was always a favorite... [Read more]

Congressman Adam Smith holding Town Hall Meeting in Tukwila Sat., July 29

Congressman Adam Smith holding Town Hall Meeting in Tukwila Sat., July 29

Congressman Adam Smith is hosting a Town Hall event where constituents can meet and interact with the Congressman and voice concerns on the issues before Congress. WHEN: Saturday, July 29, 2017 from... [Read more]

New, more restrictive rules for fireworks in effect for Normandy Park this year

New, more restrictive rules for fireworks in effect for Normandy Park this year

New, more restrictive rules for fireworks are in effect for Normandy Park this year, adopted by the City Council over a year ago: Fireworks may be discharged within the City of Normandy Park from 6 p.m.... [Read more]

LETTER: Street lights on 1st Ave South haven’t worked since April of 2016

LETTER: Street lights on 1st Ave South haven’t worked since April of 2016

[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:] Well, it’s not quite news, but... [Read more]

Local Attorney Fred Mendoza awarded MLK Medal of Distinguished Service

Local Attorney Fred Mendoza awarded MLK Medal of Distinguished Service

Councilmember Dave Upthegrove (right), with Martin Luther King, Jr. Medal of Distinguished Service recipient Fred Mendoza. Fred Mendoza has never strayed far from the South King County communities he was... [Read more]

ELECTION: Former Councilmember McEvoy seeks return to council; others file

ELECTION: Former Councilmember McEvoy seeks return to council; others file

By Jack Mayne As Friday’s filing deadline passed, it was revealed that Sue-Ann Hohimer – appointed to the Normandy Park Council earlier in 2017 – is seeking a full term in Position 7. She replaced... [Read more]

Resolution recognizing ‘The Maury Island Incident’ passed in State Senate

Resolution recognizing ‘The Maury Island Incident’ passed in State Senate

Sen. Keiser with the “Maury Island Incident” team: Steve Edmiston, Scott Schaefer, Shelli Park and John White, taken April 18th, 2017. On Tuesday, April 18, the Washington State Senate passed... [Read more]

Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

The Des Moines Chapter of the National Quiet Skies Coalition will hold a Community Forum on Wednesday,  April 26, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Rainier High School. This free and open meeting will discuss new... [Read more]

City Manager’s Report: Landslide stabilized, owner coordinating with city

City Manager’s Report: Landslide stabilized, owner coordinating with city

By Mark Hoppen On the morning of March 16, the City of Normandy Park was notified that there had been significant slope movement and erosion of the road at 10th Place SW (map below). The slope is continuing... [Read more]

City seeking applicants for Planning Commission; first review will be Mar. 24

City seeking applicants for Planning Commission; first review will be Mar. 24

Applications are being accepted for an appointment to position #5 on the City of Normandy Park’s Planning Commission. This vacancy is for an unexpired term scheduled to end March 31, 2018. A full... [Read more]