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City awards contract to seal pavement cracks

Doolittle Construction gets the nob on its low bid of $120,850

Man who confessed to ‘racist attack’ in Auburn won’t face federal hate crime charges

The 18-year-old Auburn man who last week confessed to beating a 26-year-old African-American man unconscious with a baseball bat and shouting racist remarks at him… Continue reading

City Council awards contract for A Street safety upgrades

A handful of improvements along the A Street Southeast Corridor between 3rd Street Southeast and the East Valley Highway Access Road would do a lot… Continue reading

Hoopfest under the sun

Inaugural Slick Watts Classic 3-on-3 event fills the outdoor courts

Police investigating shooting that injured two teens

Auburn Police are investigating a shooting that left two teenagers injured following a dispute at an apartment on Tuesday, Aug. 14. Officers – responding to… Continue reading

Police to increase DUI patrols Aug. 17 to Sept. 3

In Auburn and throughout the state

Wildfire smoke spreads into Auburn, Puget Sound region

Coming from Canada, Central and Eastern Washington

Auburn woman earns Saint Martin’s University Trustee Scholarship

Saint Martin’s University has named Sandra Trevino a recipient of its 2018-2019 Trustee Scholarship, among the most significant honors given by the university. Each year,… Continue reading

Firefighters douse brush fire on Auburn’s West Hill

Valley Regional Fire Authority crews worked to contain and extinguish a stubborn brush fire on Auburn’s West Hill last Saturday. Firefighters responded and extinguished the… Continue reading

Kent CrossFit plans Officer Moreno fundraiser

Workout event set for Saturday

WSP and local law enforcement say sting operation has taken 21 child predators off the streets

A five-day operation run by the Washington State Patrol and several local law enforcement partners and affiliates has removed from their communities 21 allegedly dangerous… Continue reading

Public memorial service on Tuesday for Kent Police Officer Moreno

Expect traffic impacts, closures

Auburn student represents state at American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation

Auburn’s Olga Diupina was one of 100 young women selected to attend the 72nd American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Girls Nation session this week in Washington,… Continue reading

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

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

Riser outpaces Barkley in the Mt. Rainier Stakes

Wright ties his own track record for most stakes wins in one day – three

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

Also shows where property tax dollars go

Bicyclist dies after colliding with a Waste Management truck

A bicyclist died after colliding with a Waste Management truck in Auburn on Wednesday morning, July 4, Auburn Police said. The man, identified by the… Continue reading

Auburn Police: man suffers severe hand injury, burns to his face after lighting mortar round

A man suffered a severe hand injury and burns to his face after lighting a mortar round in his hand on the Fourth of July,… Continue reading

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