Science Section

WEATHER: Wind Advisory issued for Monday, with possible gusts up to 55 mph

WEATHER: Wind Advisory issued for Monday, with possible gusts up to 55 mph

The National Weather Service issued a Wind Advisory for Monday, Nov. 13, warning that wind gusts could reach 55 mph. The advisory will be in effect from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.: URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National... [Read more]

No tree cutting planned on private land near airport despite concerns, Port says

No tree cutting planned on private land near airport despite concerns, Port says

By Jack Mayne The Port of Seattle is starting the removal and replanting efforts for over-height trees next week only in two Port-owned locations south of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and not... [Read more]

SeaTac Fall Special Recycling Collection Event will be Saturday, Sept. 30

SeaTac Fall Special Recycling Collection Event will be Saturday, Sept. 30

The 2017 Fall Special Recycling Collection Event will be held on Saturday, Sept 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tyee Educational Campus in SeaTac. NO commercial loads. NO yard debris. Free confidential... [Read more]

Give Blood & enter to meet Seahawk Bobby Wagner at a private party

Give Blood & enter to meet Seahawk Bobby Wagner at a private party

Want to hang out with Seattle Linebacker Bobby Wagner at a private party at the end of football season? You can – here’s how: Every time you attend a center or mobile drive and register to donate... [Read more]

Rabid bat found at Angle Lake Park Tuesday

Rabid bat found at Angle Lake Park Tuesday

A rabid bat was found in Angle Lake Park in the City of SeaTac near the lakeshore by the old lifeguard shack on Tuesday, Aug. 29. The bat was first noticed by a park visitor, who immediately notified... [Read more]

SeaTac Community Center/Senior Center hours extended during heat wave

SeaTac Community Center/Senior Center hours extended during heat wave

The SeaTac Community Center/Senior Center hours will be extended during the heat wave this week, the City announced Tuesday, Aug. 1. The air-conditioned SeaTac Community Center/Senior Center extended hours: Wednesday,... [Read more]

Angle Lake light rail station achieves LEED Gold certification

Angle Lake light rail station achieves LEED Gold certification

Photo courtesy Sound Transit.   Sound Transit announced Thursday (July 13) that its newest light rail facility has earned Leadership Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Numerous responders perform in emergency exercise at Sea-Tac

PHOTOS: Numerous responders perform in emergency exercise at Sea-Tac

Story & Photos by Elston Hill On Wednesday, July 12, a mock fuselage was placed on the north end of the runway at Sea-Tac Airport as part of an emergency exercise. The fuselage was part of a Boeing... [Read more]

CONSTRUCTION: More paving planned for northbound I-5 this weekend

CONSTRUCTION: More paving planned for northbound I-5 this weekend

WSDOT is waring drivers that they should be prepared for another weekend of lane reductions on northbound I-5 in SeaTac and Tukwila as paving work continues between State Route 516 and South 170th Street. Contractor... [Read more]

Port of Seattle holding emergency exercise at Sea-Tac Airport on Wed., July 12

Port of Seattle holding emergency exercise at Sea-Tac Airport on Wed., July 12

If you see or hear what appears to be an emergency at Sea-Tac Airport on Wednesday, July 12, don’t worry – it’s merely a full-scale exercise simulating an aircraft accident. These emergency... [Read more]

Port of Seattle vows to meet Paris Agreement climate goals

Port of Seattle vows to meet Paris Agreement climate goals

The Port of Seattle on Tuesday (June 27) announced that it has joined the national coalition ‘We Are Still In,’ an alliance of governments, colleges, and businesses committed to meeting the... [Read more]

Volunteer Heroes needed for Blood Drive in SeaTac on Monday, May 1

Volunteer Heroes needed for Blood Drive in SeaTac on Monday, May 1

Volunteers are needed for a Blood drive at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church onMonday May 1. 2017: WHERE: Prince of Peace Lutheran Fellowship Hall,19030 8th Ave. S. SeaTac WA 98148 WHEN: Monday, May 1:... [Read more]

ANALYSIS: Blame the Blue Angels for planes still flying low over Burien

ANALYSIS: Blame the Blue Angels for planes still flying low over Burien

By Jack Mayne If you are a Burien resident still hearing airplanes zooming over your home at all hours every time the prevailing wind is from the south, blame it on the Blue Angels. The turns over Burien... [Read more]

Chinook Middle School receives $5,000 grant for ‘Bots Builds Brains’ program

Chinook Middle School receives $5,000 grant for ‘Bots Builds Brains’ program

The Design & Engineering program at SeaTac’s Chinook Middle School is getting a helping hand thanks to a $5,000 CenturyLink Teachers and Technology Grant for their B3 program. The program –... [Read more]

Port of Seattle Commission meeting to include NextGen briefing on April 25

Port of Seattle Commission meeting to include NextGen briefing on April 25

In response to community concerns, and to keep neighboring communities updated on operations at Sea-Tac Airport, the Port of Seattle has scheduled a presentation – set for Tuesday, April 25 at 1 p.m.... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Matt Griffin YMCA Wednesday

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Matt Griffin YMCA Wednesday

Organizers are low on sign-ups for a Blood Drive scheduled for Wednesday, April 19 at Matt Griffin YMCA – PLEASE HELP! “Sparing 45 minutes of your time to give blood, can potentially help save... [Read more]

Neighbors Without Borders 10th annual Earth Day Park Clean-up is April 22

Neighbors Without Borders 10th annual Earth Day Park Clean-up is April 22

The Neighbors Without Borders Action Committee’s (NWOBAC) 10th Annual Earth Day North SeaTac Park Clean-up Day will be Saturday, April 22, 2017, from 9 a.m. to Noon, and Volunteers are needed. April... [Read more]

FAA responds to City of Burien’s Petition, will stop airplane overflights

FAA responds to City of Burien’s Petition, will stop airplane overflights

On Thursday, April 13, 2017, the City of Burien received word from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) stating they would be ceasing the North Flow flight patterns over Burien. As we’ve... [Read more]

Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

The Des Moines Chapter of the National Quiet Skies Coalition will hold a Community Forum on Wednesday,  April 26, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Rainier High School. This free and open meeting will discuss new... [Read more]

Parking structures, Firs’ closure & driverless vehicles engaged by Council

Parking structures, Firs’ closure & driverless vehicles engaged by Council

By Jack Mayne A driverless vehicle pilot plan, along with changes in downtown parking structures and more appeals for help from the soon-to-be evicted residents of the Firs mobile home park dominated the... [Read more]