Science Section

Commuters prepare yourselves – Alaskan Way Viaduct closure starts this Friday

Commuters prepare yourselves – Alaskan Way Viaduct closure starts this Friday

Drivers and transit users, pay heed: there are just a few days to get ready for a closure of the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct through downtown Seattle, as it is set to close this Friday, April 29. Starting... [Read more]

White Center Heights students help kick off ‘1 Million Trees’ campaign Thursday

White Center Heights students help kick off ‘1 Million Trees’ campaign Thursday

On Thursday (April 14), students from White Center Heights Elementary School helped kick off the ‘1 Million Trees’ campaign at White Center Heights Park. At the event, King County Executive... [Read more]

Master Gardener Plant Answer Clinic will be this Saturday, April 9

Master Gardener Plant Answer Clinic will be this Saturday, April 9

Loving this aweome weather? Out in the yard and have questions? Master Gardeners have answers! Visit the Master Gardener Plant Answer Clinic at McLendon’s Hardware, 10210 16th Ave SW, from 10... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for work party at North Shorewood Park Saturday, April 2

Volunteers needed for work party at North Shorewood Park Saturday, April 2

Volunteers are needed for a work party at North Shorewood Park on Saturday, April 2, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Here’s more info from King County Parks: King County Parks King County’s award-winning... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Everything you need to know about Sunday’s big windstorm

WEATHER GEEK: Everything you need to know about Sunday’s big windstorm

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Hey folks, this is going to be a fairly straightforward article about what to... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Evergreen Campus on Wed., Feb. 3

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Evergreen Campus on Wed., Feb. 3

Bloodworks Northwest is looking for blood donors at the Evergreen Campus on Wednesday, Feb. 3. Please consider coming by to donate some blood and grabbing a cookie in the canteen! WHEN: Wednesday, February... [Read more]

Puget Sound Weather Geek: A Weather Punching Bag for a Week

Puget Sound Weather Geek: A Weather Punching Bag for a Week

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Nature has decided that it hates the Northwest and that it’s going to use... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Intense Cyclone to bring Windstorm to Puget Sound

WEATHER GEEK: Intense Cyclone to bring Windstorm to Puget Sound

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek A large weather system has explosively intensified off the CA/OR coast and is... [Read more]

Birds rescued from White Center cooking oil spill released

Birds rescued from White Center cooking oil spill released

First recovered birds from White Center oil spill released to wild. pic.twitter.com/MjqwR1u4v8 — ECY NW Larry Altose (@ecyseattle) November 18, 2015 On Wednesday morning (Nov. 18), 13 wild birds... [Read more]

Puget Sound Weather Geek: ‘One-Two Punch’ storm system coming

Puget Sound Weather Geek: ‘One-Two Punch’ storm system coming

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Winds, rain & snow, oh my! This is the time of year for storminess in the... [Read more]

White Center company ‘La Mexicana’ takes responsibility for cooking oil spill

White Center company ‘La Mexicana’ takes responsibility for cooking oil spill

The Department of Ecology is reporting that ‘La Mexicana,’ a food products company has voluntarily accepted responsibility for an accidental cooking oil spill that recently flowed through storm... [Read more]