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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]

FOLLOWUP: Birds affected by White Center oil spill being cleaned

FOLLOWUP: Birds affected by White Center oil spill being cleaned

Photos courtesy Dept. of Ecology As we previously reported, an oil spill of around 50-100 gallons that was discovered late Friday afternoon (Nov. 6) in a stormwater retention pond in White Center has... [Read more]

VIDEO: Puget Sound Weather Geek gives latest forecast for big weekend storm

VIDEO: Puget Sound Weather Geek gives latest forecast for big weekend storm

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek It’s looking like the big storm moving in will soak us all for the entire... [Read more]

King County, state respond to oil spill in White Center retention pond

King County, state respond to oil spill in White Center retention pond

King County announced Saturday (Nov. 7) that crews are responding to an oil spill that was discovered in a stormwater retention pond in White Center. An estimated 20 to 50 gallons of what is believed to... [Read more]

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Get ready for a WET Halloween weekend

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Get ready for a WET Halloween weekend

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Mother Nature is participating in Halloween this year, and it’s arriving... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Oh no – here come the remnants of Hurricane Oho

WEATHER GEEK: Oh no – here come the remnants of Hurricane Oho

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Post-Tropical Storm Oho Impacts:  Increasing rainfall beginning Friday. Heaviest... [Read more]

Highline Athletes will go PINK Friday to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Highline Athletes will go PINK Friday to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Highline Public Schools announced Monday (Sept. 28) that all its football teams will be “getting their PINK on” to support the American Cancer Society and Breast Cancer Awareness Month during... [Read more]

Power outage affects over 250 homes & businesses in White Center Wednesday

Power outage affects over 250 homes & businesses in White Center Wednesday

Seattle City Light is reporting that a power outage is over 250 homes and businesses in central White Center on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 2. The outage started at 2:46 p.m., and the cause is still being... [Read more]