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The Marine View Driver: A Waterland Automotive Lexicon for the Holidays

The Marine View Driver: A Waterland Automotive Lexicon for the Holidays

In which the author gifts the reader an easier drive through life. by Mike Smith Cars have influenced our lives in many ways. One of the ways, of course, is in our language. The language of the average... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Putting the Hurt on the Opposing Teams

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Putting the Hurt on the Opposing Teams

Expectations are high, and everyone’s paying attention… But every week it seems like there’s some key issue that’s getting glossed over. It’s the elephant in the locker room,... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch authentic Napoletana pizza get cooked at Via Marina Ristorante

VIDEO: Watch authentic Napoletana pizza get cooked at Via Marina Ristorante

Advertiser Via Marina Ristorante in Des Moines follows strict adherence to the Vera Pizza Napoletana Association guidelines. This includes using authentic ingredients from Italy, as well as baking the... [Read more]

OP-ED + LETTER: Open letters to the Citizens of the Highline School District

OP-ED + LETTER: Open letters to the Citizens of the Highline School District

[EDITOR’S NOTE: This post includes both an ‘Op-Ed,’ submitted by the Highline School Board, and an ‘Open Letter to the Community’ submitted by Highline School District Superintendent... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Merry…Holidays…?

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Merry…Holidays…?

by Dave Markwell While walking through the market the other day, I encountered an acquaintance and, this being the holiday season, I said, “Merry Christmas!!” I was very enthusiastic and sincere in... [Read more]

Puget Sound Energy giving ‘gift of energy efficiency’ at Southcenter this weekend

Puget Sound Energy giving ‘gift of energy efficiency’ at Southcenter this weekend

Amidst all the holiday preparations, shoppers at Westfield Southcenter Mall in Tukwila can get an early holiday gift from Puget Sound Energy – for free! Starting Friday, Dec. 19 through Sunday, Dec.... [Read more]

Revised Highline School District Bond measure will be on Feb. 10 ballot

Revised Highline School District Bond measure will be on Feb. 10 ballot

A revised school construction bond – valued about $9 million less than the one proposed in November – to repair or replace deteriorating schools and ease overcrowding will go before voters on the Feb.... [Read more]

BREAKING: Normandy Park City Manager suddenly resigns

BREAKING: Normandy Park City Manager suddenly resigns

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: Normandy Park City Manager Glenn Akramoff – who has been in that position since July, 2013 – resigned suddenly Tuesday night, Dec. 16. A special City Council... [Read more]

Advertiser Normandy Park Executive Center offers businesses many extras and a professional, polished image

Advertiser Normandy Park Executive Center offers businesses many extras and a professional, polished image

Starting a new business or looking to relocate? Maybe you’re tired of working from home and meeting your clients in coffee shops or restaurants? Advertiser Normandy Park Executive Center – located... [Read more]

Past the Popcorn: <i>The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies</i>

Past the Popcorn: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

by Jeff Walls The final chapter of The Hobbit trilogy, The Battle of the Five Armies is billed as the final film in director Peter Jackson’s Middle Earth film series that included both this trilogy... [Read more]

Past the Popcorn: Waterland Home Video Feature

Past the Popcorn: Waterland Home Video Feature

The 12 Dates of Christmas reviewed by Greg Wright I first saw Amy Smart in The Butterfly Effect and was blown away by her performance as a young woman traumatized by sexual abuse. With Effect‘s... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards $75,000 in grants this Fall

Highline Schools Foundation awards $75,000 in grants this Fall

The Highline Schools Foundation awarded $65,053 through 89 classroom grants this Fall – giving out 85% of 2014 fund requests. “Because of events like the Burien Brat Trot and Oktoberfest, and the... [Read more]

The Redondo Christmas celebration is back on, will be Wednesday night, Dec. 17

The Redondo Christmas celebration is back on, will be Wednesday night, Dec. 17

Violent windstorms less than two weeks apart delivered a serious blow to the Redondo community’s boardwalk and then apparently forced cancellation of the annual bonfire celebration that coincides with... [Read more]

The Marine View Driver: Cattle Cars, or How to Drive While in Montana

The Marine View Driver: Cattle Cars, or How to Drive While in Montana

In which the author ponders nocturnal bovine encounters, the nature of memory, and other ruminations. by Mike Smith I think I’ve said before that I’ve owned 18 different cars in my life. I may be... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Let’s Talk About Injury-Prone Lynch

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Let’s Talk About Injury-Prone Lynch

Expectations are high, and everyone’s paying attention… But every week it seems like there’s some key issue that’s getting glossed over. It’s the elephant in the locker room,... [Read more]

Proposed 6th grade move to middle school delayed by Highline School District

Proposed 6th grade move to middle school delayed by Highline School District

The Highline School District on Friday announced that the transition of 6th grade to middle school will be delayed at least one year. “Originally slated for fall 2015, the 6th grade move will occur... [Read more]

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway collected 3,277 diapers last Sunday!

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway collected 3,277 diapers last Sunday!

A message from our Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest: Thank You! Your amazing generosity was truly an inspiration. On Sunday, Dec. 12 at the Normandy Park Tree Lighting ceremony... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Hard to Say…

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Hard to Say…

by Dave Markwell The older I get, the more uncertain I have become about many things. Proving this point, I’m not even sure if this is a good thing or a bad thing. I often find myself perched on the... [Read more]