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Local youth receives national runner-up Samsung American Legion Scholarship | School briefs

Staff reports Michael Zendejas of Auburn has earned a $5,000 Samsung American Legion college scholarship. Zendejas, a full-time Running Start student at Green River College,… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2018

 

Reunion at long last

Teacher, student reconnect after 66 years

  • Jan 15, 2018

 

Lawmakers say DISCLOSE Act would bring campaign donations out of the shadows

By Alex Visser/WNPA Olympia News Bureau A proposed Senate bill and its companion in the House could provide Washingtonians greater transparency on elections throughout the… Continue reading

  • Jan 14, 2018

 

50 years after Martin Luther King Jr.: week of free events begins Jan. 16 at Highline College

The public is invited to free events Jan. 16-19 as Highline College hosts its 23rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week celebration. United by the… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2018

Miss Auburn crown, top teen tiara up for grabs in Jan. 19-20 pageant; tickets on sale

A field of eight contestants competes for the crown of Miss Auburn, and 10 vie for Miss Auburn’s Outstanding Teen title at the Performing Arts… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2018

Soroptimists host Cupid’s Crab and Brew Fest benefit on Feb. 10

Soroptimist International of Auburn hosts its Cupid’s Crab and Brew Fest at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 at the Auburn Community & Event Center, 910… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2018

Traffic advisory: Auburn Way South and Muckleshoot Plaza

On Wednesday, Jan. 17, construction for the Auburn Way South Safety Improvements project will require a traffic signal system shutdown at the intersection of Auburn… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2018

Gun rights activists call for a halt to five firearm bills

Groups dispute proposed bills

  • Jan 13, 2018

Auburn Police blotter | Jan. 12

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Jan. 3 and 7: Jan. 3 Theft from motor vehicle: 7:17 a.m.,… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2018

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Jan. 12

Between Jan. 1 and 7, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 235 calls for service, among them the following: Jan. 1 CPR: 7:35 a.m.,… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2018

Legislators consider expanding voting rights

Push is one to increase election turnout for young and low-income voters

  • Jan 12, 2018

SR 167 lane, ramp closures near I-405 interchange in Renton this holiday weekend

Weekend late-night drivers who use State Route 167 near the Interstate 405 interchange in Renton should prepare for lane and ramp closures overnight Saturday and… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2018

Reykdal proposes legislation to ease funding burden on school districts

Superintendent of Public Instruction seeks funding flexibility

  • Jan 11, 2018

Prosecutor charges Tacoma woman with manslaughter for Auburn man’s death

The King County Prosecutor has charged a Tacoma woman with first-degree manslaughter for allegedly shooting and killing her aunt’s boyfriend with a single shot to… Continue reading

Fortunato introduces legislation to protect privacy of concealed pistol license holders

Sen. Phil Fortunato has co-sponsored legislation in the first week of the state legislative session to protect the privacy of concealed pistol license holders in… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2018

Sweep week

City Parks maintenance workers blow leaves on a recent, sunny morning at Auburn’s Game Farm Park. Rare sunshine beamed over the valley between stretches of… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2018

Auburn native to run for Congress in Washington’s 8th District

Hader joins a crowd seeking Reichert’s vacant seat

  • Jan 10, 2018
Ray Peckham. COURTESY PHOTO

City hires new animal control officer

Auburn has a new animal control officer. The City hired Ray Peckham on Monday as an animal control officer in the Auburn Police Department. Auburn… Continue reading

Ray Peckham. COURTESY PHOTO

VRFA puts measure on Feb. 13 special election ballot

For the Reporter As it must do every six years, the Valley Regional Fire Authority’s (VRFA) Board of Governance has called for an election to… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2018