City wrestles with pending budget shortfalls

Auburn faces grim financial outlook as the council looks for possible solutions

Infield of main ballfield at Brannan Park to get synthetic turf

City Council OKs $611,268 project at the main ballpark; all-weather rug will cut down on game rain-outs

Primrose School of West Bellevue saw a second location in Washington open in 2018. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Parents are feeling the pinch of child care costs

A King County report charts ways the county could reduce child care costs and boost access.

Two Payless ShoeSource stores in Auburn to close when company folds

Payless ShoeSource last Friday announced plans to shutter its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, including the… Continue reading

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Auburn Town Center project about to take off

Seven-story residential apartment and commercial building planned

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Truth in government bill seeks to change state agency name

Taxpayer advocate and state Sen. Phil Fortunato, R-Auburn, has introduced truth-in-government legislation that accurately portrays the work of a state… Continue reading

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State of the Cities luncheon is Tuesday, March 5

The Auburn Area Chamber of Commerc’e annual State of the Cities Connect Luncheon is Tuesday, March 5, from 11:30 a.m.… Continue reading

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Marketplace

Washington customers win as Comcast taps the latest tech

Technology has drastically changed the way we communicate – how we connect Continue reading...

 

More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

 

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

Growing up on a military base can have its share of challenges Continue reading...

 

A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.
                                A $1-million grant from Boeing to The Nature Conservancy will help restore Northwest forests burned during wildfires and support tree planting in urban areas in Washington.

Boeing announces nearly $250 million in corporate giving

Includes $55 million in new grants to charitable partners and their programs in 2019 and beyond

 

Opinion

What a surprise: Democrats eyeing the need for higher taxes

Even with a robust economy, the majority party may seek more revenue to carry out its wish list.

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