Science Section

Property Taxes funding Southwest Suburban Sewer District? Not true…

Property Taxes funding Southwest Suburban Sewer District? Not true…

Over the past couple of months, several Southwest Suburban Sewer District (SWSSD) customers have inquired about a statement they heard, or read about, from King County. During public community meetings... [Read more]

King County to install vegetated ‘floating islands’ at Hicklin Lake

King County to install vegetated ‘floating islands’ at Hicklin Lake

King County announced Tuesday (May 21) that it is moving forward with its plan for cleaning up Hicklin Lake in White Center by using vegetated ‘floating islands’ to improve water quality. Seattle-based... [Read more]

County Gets Grants to Install Floating ‘Islands’ on White Center’s Hicklin Lake

County Gets Grants to Install Floating ‘Islands’ on White Center’s Hicklin Lake

King County announced Monday (Feb. 25) that it has received grant funding from the state, and will install floating ‘islands’ to treat White Center’s troubled Hicklin Lake for excess phosphorous... [Read more]

Cutting Edge Technology, Customer Service Set White Center Chiropractic Apart

Cutting Edge Technology, Customer Service Set White Center Chiropractic Apart

We welcome our latest White Center Blog Advertiser – White Center Chiropractic – who wants you to know that “Se Habla Español!” Conveniently located in the heart of White Center at 10030... [Read more]

Stage 1 Burn Ban Re-Issued for King County

Stage 1 Burn Ban Re-Issued for King County

Due to continuing cold weather and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has re-issued a Stage 1 burn ban for King County, effective at 4 p.m. today – Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. A Stage... [Read more]

Free Flu Vaccinations Being Offered

Free Flu Vaccinations Being Offered

King County Public Health is offering FREE flu vaccination clinics for all people over 6 months of age without health insurance or who are otherwise unable to pay for vaccination starting this Saturday,... [Read more]

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]