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VIDEO: ‘Vote YES for Highline Public Schools’ kicks off Nov. 2016 campaign 

VIDEO: ‘Vote YES for Highline Public Schools’ kicks off Nov. 2016 campaign 

On the front steps of Burien’s deteriorating Highline High School on Saturday (July 23), families, residents, students and teachers came together to help kick-off Highline Public Schools’ Nov.... [Read more]

Highline School Board to decide July 20 on November bond issue election

Highline School Board to decide July 20 on November bond issue election

By Jack Mayne There will be a new Highline School District bond issue on the November ballot if the school board approves a proposal from the Capital Facilities Advisory Committee. The amount of the new... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Arun Jhaveri: Because Science Belongs in Congress

Arun Jhaveri: Because Science Belongs in Congress

Dr. Arun Jhaveri, Burien’s first mayor, is running for the 7th Congressional District seat. “I feel inspired to lead, using my scientific knowledge for the good of our global community,” says Dr.... [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]

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]

Sponsored Post Re-Elect Susan Genzale for Commissioner, SW Suburban Sewer District

Re-Elect Susan Genzale for Commissioner, SW Suburban Sewer District

The following is a Paid Advertisement: It has been my honor to serve as your commissioner these past 5 years. Working with my fellow commissioners and district staff, we have made great strides forward... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘This city can not afford to just walk away from its property tax share’

LETTER: ‘This city can not afford to just walk away from its property tax share’

[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, The City of Normandy Park... [Read more]