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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]

King County Parks Family Halloween Carnival will be Saturday, Oct. 24

King County Parks Family Halloween Carnival will be Saturday, Oct. 24

The Annual King County Parks Family Halloween Carnival is coming up on Saturday, October 24th from 2-5pm at the White Center Community Center, in Steve Cox Memorial Park (1321 SW 102nd in White Center). Doors... [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]

White Center gets grant from King County to support community festivals

White Center gets grant from King County to support community festivals

King County Executive Dow Constantine on Thursday (Feb. 19) announced 36 grants that will support grassroot projects and activities in unincorporated areas, such as summer music festivals, neighborhood... [Read more]

County creates partnership to preserve critical health services in White Center

County creates partnership to preserve critical health services in White Center

King County Executive Dow Constantine on Monday (Sept. 15) announced a partnership with the City of Seattle and Planned Parenthood to preserve critical health services for women, children, and families... [Read more]

County awards grants to unincorporated areas, including White Center

County awards grants to unincorporated areas, including White Center

$63,000 in King County grants will support a broad range of enhancements and communities from river clean-ups to neighborhood celebrations – including an annual Cambodian community festival in White... [Read more]

Dow Constantine to deliver ‘State of the County’ from White Center Feb. 10

Dow Constantine to deliver ‘State of the County’ from White Center Feb. 10

For the first time ever, a King County Executive will deliver the annual State of the County Address in one of the county’s unincorporated areas – in this case, White Center on Monday, Feb. 10. At... [Read more]

Burn Ban upped to ‘Stage 2’ for King County

Burn Ban upped to ‘Stage 2’ for King County

To protect public health from worsening air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has elevated the burn ban for King and Snohomish counties to Stage 2, effective as of 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25. A... [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]

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]