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Register early for the Almost 5K Poker Fun Run & Walk

Event is part of AuburnFest in the park on Friday, Aug. 10

  • Jul 21, 2018

 

King County Elections mails Primary ballots

Prepaid postage makes voting by Aug. 7 even easier

  • Jul 20, 2018

 

Motorcyclist killed in July 12 crash in Auburn

A motorcyclist was killed July 12 in a crash in Auburn, according to Auburn Police. Bob Baker, 58, died at the scene. Police say the… Continue reading

 

South King County residents needed to fill county boards and commissions

King County is looking for South King County residents to fill vacancies on several boards and commissions. Residents who serve on these committees and boards… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

Maddening

Kids Summerstage outdoor concert series comes to the park at noon Wednesdays

  • Jul 20, 2018

Rainier Christian Schools seeks community input

Rainier Christian Schools has contracted with Bassetti Architects for the design of a new multipurpose gymnasium. The gymnasium is to be built at the Kent… Continue reading

Auburn Police blotter | July 20

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between July 8 and 12: July 8 Weapons offense: 5:57 a.m., 762 Outlet… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

New county website to help taxpayers know cost of property tax measures

Also shows where property tax dollars go

Students getting a hands-on opportunity, a real-life look

MultiCare’s annual Nurse Camp inspires future medical professionals

Auburn’s ‘blue-collar’ leader dies at 91

Gene Cerino: pillar of a community man in many ways

Ecology welcomes review and comment on permit for Boeing Auburn cleanup site

Contaminated groundwater extends under parts of Algona and Auburn

  • Jul 20, 2018

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | July 20

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 295 calls for service between July 9 and 15, among them the following: July 9 Aid call: 9:28… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

William Pierson takes oath, becomes Auburn’s new police chief

A summary of William Pierson’s 28-year career with the Auburn Police Department tells the story of an officer who, through diligence, hard work, and his… Continue reading

The Carlton Complex wildfire burned in north-central Washington state in 2014. Photo by Jason Kriess/Wikimedia Commons

King County burn ban under way

Other counties across the state have already enacted similar restrictions.

The Carlton Complex wildfire burned in north-central Washington state in 2014. Photo by Jason Kriess/Wikimedia Commons
Between Seattle’s $15 minimum wage and the new no-poach cause agreement, Washington has been leading the nation in advancing fast food workers’ rights. Photo by Fibonacci Blue/Flickr

Washington AG’s deal grants mobility to fast food workers nationwide

Seven fast food chains have agreed to end no-poaching policies that economists say cause wage stagnation.

Between Seattle’s $15 minimum wage and the new no-poach cause agreement, Washington has been leading the nation in advancing fast food workers’ rights. Photo by Fibonacci Blue/Flickr
Dianne Laurine, a Commissioner for the Seattle Commission for People with Disabilities says that she needs plastic straws to drink liquids, and that she easily bites through ones made out of paper. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Straw ban leaves disabled community feeling high and dry

Although disabled people are exempted from Seattle’s new law, the impacted community says that businesses haven’t gotten the message.

Dianne Laurine, a Commissioner for the Seattle Commission for People with Disabilities says that she needs plastic straws to drink liquids, and that she easily bites through ones made out of paper. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Toastmasters honors Auburn morning club

Club named President’s Distinguished; members earn education, leadership awards

  • Jul 15, 2018

Auburn mourns the passing of former City Councilman Cerino

For the Reporter Former City Councilman Gene Cerino passed away early Friday morning, city officials said. He was 91. Cerino served three terms on the… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2018

King County Sheriff’s Deputy Fired Over Felony Conviction

The Sheriff’s Office somehow missed his record of assault when hiring him in 2017.

Construction along 15th Street NE/NW requires land closures

Starting on Monday, July 16, through approximately Wednesday, July 18, the 15th Street NE/NW preservation project construction will require lane closures on 15th Street NE/NW… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2018