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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]

Volunteers needed to help clean North Shorewood Park on Saturday, July 11

Volunteers needed to help clean North Shorewood Park on Saturday, July 11

Volunteers are needed to join King County Parks staff and community members for a work party at North Shorewood Park on Saturday, July 11, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. “Help this wonderful White Center... [Read more]

Resident starts petition to ‘impose emergency ban on consumer fireworks’

Resident starts petition to ‘impose emergency ban on consumer fireworks’

A petition – targeted at the King County Fire Marshal and Executive Dow Constantine – has been started to “impose an emergency ban on the sale and use of consumer fireworks for this Independence... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Weekend heatwave & possible thunderstorm outbreak

WEATHER GEEK: Weekend heatwave & possible thunderstorm outbreak

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Hey folks! Summer is certainly here and you have two weather possibilities for... [Read more]

TAF Expo will be at Bethany Community Learning Space on Saturday, June 6

TAF Expo will be at Bethany Community Learning Space on Saturday, June 6

How can robotic technology help people and communities in ways it has not yet? How might a mobile app help solve a common problem? What goes into building the speediest drag racer? Can you build a robot... [Read more]