Science Section

PHOTOS: ‘Crows On Ice!’ (…the White Center Edition)

PHOTOS: ‘Crows On Ice!’ (…the White Center Edition)

WCB Reader Robbie Howell sent us the following great photos she took of some crows attempting to drink and bathe at the King County Natural Area in White Center on Tuesday (Jan. 15). “It was a pecking... [Read more]

Suspect in Top Hat Home Invasion Robbery/Rape Arrested Thursday

Suspect in Top Hat Home Invasion Robbery/Rape Arrested Thursday

The King County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday (Jan. 3) announced that it had arrested a 17-year old man in connection with a home invasion robbery and rape that occurred in the Top Hat neighborhood... [Read more]

Power Outage Hits Nearly 2,900 in Boulevard Park, Burien Wed. Morning

Power Outage Hits Nearly 2,900 in Boulevard Park, Burien Wed. Morning

Map from Seattle City Light website shows one of the power outages in the Burien area. Click image to go directly to City Light’s system status map, where you can see the latest outages. Seattle... [Read more]

Put Your Garden to Bed for the Season & Save with a Coupon from Burien Bark!

Put Your Garden to Bed for the Season & Save with a Coupon from Burien Bark!

Please welcome back our returning Advertiser Burien Bark, which is offering a great Coupon you can print yourself! This local institution continues to deliver the same friendly and knowledgeable service... [Read more]

King County Engineers Turning White Center Neighborhood Pond into ‘Lovely Lake’

King County Engineers Turning White Center Neighborhood Pond into ‘Lovely Lake’

WCB Reader Robbie Howell sent us the following photos, of which she says: “King County Engineers are creating a lovely small lake from the White Center Neighborhood Pond. The ducks and other water... [Read more]

Leading-Edge Bethaday Community Learning Space Opens in White Center

Leading-Edge Bethaday Community Learning Space Opens in White Center

Thousands of multi-ethnic students in Seattle’s White Center neighborhood now have access to leading-edge learning opportunities in technology – the new Bethaday Community Learning Center, which... [Read more]

Highline School District Scores Improve in Every Grade on State Math Exams

Highline School District Scores Improve in Every Grade on State Math Exams

The Highline School District announced Wednesday (Aug. 29) that its schools made significant progress on state standardized tests in 2012, especially on math exams, where scores are up across the board. “These... [Read more]

Map Showing Pesticide-Free Places for Kids & Pets to Play Released by County

Map Showing Pesticide-Free Places for Kids & Pets to Play Released by County

King County this week released a new, interactive map that shows users where to find pesticide-free or reduced places for kids and pets to play in the area. To find Pesticide-Free Places, just click here... [Read more]

WEATHER: ‘Excessive Heat Watch’ Warning Issued for Thursday-Friday

WEATHER: ‘Excessive Heat Watch’ Warning Issued for Thursday-Friday

The National Weather Service on Tuesday afternoon (Aug. 14) issued an ‘Excessive Heat Watch‘ alert for this Thursday (Aug. 16) and Friday (Aug. 17), warning residents that a “prolonged... [Read more]

Mount View Teacher Jamie Ewing Named One of Nation’s Top Educators

Mount View Teacher Jamie Ewing Named One of Nation’s Top Educators

Jamie Ewing, a fifth grade teacher at White Center’s Mount View Elementary, was awarded top honors in Microsoft’s Partners in Learning U.S. Forum. He is one of 16 educators in the nation honored for…

Puget Sound Blood Center Holding Blood Drive at Holy Family Saturday

Puget Sound Blood Center Holding Blood Drive at Holy Family Saturday

The Puget Sound Blood Center will be holding a Blood Drive from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. this Saturday, July 7, at Holy Family Parish, located at 9615 20th Ave SW in White Center. “With the 4th of July... [Read more]