Science Section

Volunteers needed to serve as Beach Naturalists this summer

Volunteers needed to serve as Beach Naturalists this summer

Why do barnacles stand on their heads?   What do sea stars like to eat? How do moon snails lay their eggs?  Learn to answer these and other fun questions by volunteering as a Seattle Aquarium Beach... [Read more]

WEATHER: Are you ready for more white stuff? ‘Major snow event’ will start Friday

WEATHER: Are you ready for more white stuff? ‘Major snow event’ will start Friday

The National Weather Service is warning of a second – ‘significant‘ – round of snow, starting this Friday, Feb. 8. While it may be a bit early to predict totals with certainty, UW Meteorologist... [Read more]

WEATHER ALERT: Snow expected locally Sunday night into Monday

WEATHER ALERT: Snow expected locally Sunday night into Monday

The National Weather Service is warning of a colder weather system that will move into our area starting Sunday evening (Feb. 3) and continuing into Monday, with showers transitioning from rain to snow... [Read more]

WEATHER: ‘Special Weather Statement’ issued for possible snow starting Sunday

WEATHER: ‘Special Weather Statement’ issued for possible snow starting Sunday

The National Weather Service issued the following ‘Special Weather Statement‘ on Friday, Feb. 1, warning of “a threat of lowland snow showers across Western Washington Sunday and Monday... [Read more]

Learn ‘What You Need to Know to Survive a Natural Disaster’ on Wed., Feb. 6

Learn ‘What You Need to Know to Survive a Natural Disaster’ on Wed., Feb. 6

The City of Normandy Park and the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce will be hosting ‘What You Need to Know to Survive a Natural Disaster’ – an Emergency Management Public Presentation... [Read more]

SeaTac Public Works Department wants YOU to help prevent localized flooding

SeaTac Public Works Department wants YOU to help prevent localized flooding

Your SeaTac Public Works Department wants to share the following message: Leaves and debris can cause localized flooding when they cover storm drains in the street or block pipes located in open ditches. Blowing... [Read more]

Green Cities Open House will be this Saturday, Oct. 20 at Tyee

Green Cities Open House will be this Saturday, Oct. 20 at Tyee

Do you live in SeaTac? Are you interested in making your neighborhood a greener, healthier, more beautiful place to live? Join the Green Cities team at a community Open House this Saturday, Oct. 20, to... [Read more]

The Great Washington Shake Out Earthquake Drill will be Thursday, Oct. 18

The Great Washington Shake Out Earthquake Drill will be Thursday, Oct. 18

The Great Washington Shake Out Earthquake Drill will be held on Thursday, Oct. 18, starting at 10:18 a.m., when City of SeaTac staff will conduct an earthquake drill. At 10:18 a.m. sharp, all employees... [Read more]

Gas pipeline rupture may affect Puget Sound Energy customers

Gas pipeline rupture may affect Puget Sound Energy customers

Puget Sound Energy is warning customers that a pipeline rupture Tuesday evening (Oct. 9) in British Columbia, Canada, could affect their ability to supply natural gas to customers’ homes and businesses. “We... [Read more]

UPDATE: Air quality now considered ‘Unhealthy for everyone’ in region

UPDATE: Air quality now considered ‘Unhealthy for everyone’ in region

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency issued an updated air quality alert on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018 – declaring that the current air is ‘Unhealthy for everyone’ for the entire Puget Sound... [Read more]

Port of Seattle now accepting comments on its ‘Sustainable Airport Master Plan’

Port of Seattle now accepting comments on its ‘Sustainable Airport Master Plan’

The Port of Seattle began the environmental review process of the Sustainable Airport Master Plan (SAMP) Near-Term Projects for Sea-Tac Airport on Monday, July 30, by asking for public comment on environmental... [Read more]

On this date in 1961, fossilized remains of a giant sloth were unearthed here

On this date in 1961, fossilized remains of a giant sloth were unearthed here

On this date in 1961, the fossilized remains of a giant ground sloth were uncovered by a team of construction workers, including Gordon Simmons, while building the runway at Sea-Tac Airport.  Read More →

New Start Community Garden serves both students and community

New Start Community Garden serves both students and community

By Omie Drawhorn The New Start Community Garden serving Burien, is more than just a place to grow plants, fruits and vegetables. It provides a way for community members to connect with each other, said... [Read more]

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]