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Joe Fain and Mona Das. FILE PHOTOS

Fain concedes election to Das in race for state Senate seat | UPDATE

Auburn Republican falls 548 votes behind the Democratic challenger from Covington in latest count


State Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, speaks on the Senate floor. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Senate committee approves hiring investigator to look into rape allegation against Fain

Seattle woman claims state Senator from Auburn sexually assaulted her in 2007


Contract OK’d to replace picnic shelter at Isaac Evans Park

Last winter, a windstorm toppled one of Isaac Evans Park’s big cottonwood trees, dropped it onto the picnic shelter and flattened it. Much to the… Continue reading


New housing and homelessness partnership asks Auburn to join

Kent, other cities interested in participating

Update: Fain holds slim lead over challenger Das in battle for 47th District State Senate seat

Sullivan leading, Hargrove trailing in state representative races

Murray, Democrats make final push for Schrier in Auburn visit

Veteran senator joins 8th Congressional candidate as they thank volunteers, greet voters on the eve of general election

City to gain second parking garage by 2023

Project also will improve access for pedestrians, bicyclists and transit riders

Mario ‘the visionary’ leaves his legacy

Local businessman, real estate developer who gave generously to the community dies at 85

Auburn man pleads not guilty to raping teenage girl

Prosecutors say 52-year-old Ronald Williams raped a 14-year-old girl at this Auburn apartment Oct. 9. At his arraignment at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in… Continue reading

Candidates for state office stake out their positions before Auburn crowd

47th and 31st Legislative districts represented at chamber-backed event

Former security guard pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting patient at Auburn addiction facility

King County Prosecutor charges Tumwater man at Phoenix Rising with indecent liberties and assault

Pitbull attack: Cost of saving his dog overwhelms owner

Gone is the esophageal tube, he’s chomping on dry dog food again, Rosco is back home in Auburn. In all ways, the dog’s physical recovery… Continue reading

City to begin billing water customers monthly for base charges and consumption in January

In late 2017, the City of Auburn completed its automated meter infrastructure project, which enabled the utility billing people to get monthly, weekly, daily and… Continue reading

New on the block

Students and teachers sign onto construction milestone of future Olympic Middle School

From original garage tap room to spacious spot

Rail Hop’n Brewing Company’s home brews are palliative for the parched; business comes downtown Auburn

City green-lights sale of wetland

Heavy-duty equipment operator PAPÉ Industries will bring jobs to Auburn

Main Street Plaza laces up for ice skating rink

Auburn Downtown Association to help bring in seasonal surface; group plans other holiday events

City to tackle sexism in its dated code

Take a gander at Auburn’s City Code. and you’re sure to see them: pesky pronouns that refer, almost without exception – to male personages. Since… Continue reading

Wetland is promised land for possible development

City: PAPÉ Industries, an exclusive distributor for Kenworth, interested in buying commercially-zoned property

‘I wanted the dog to turn on me’

As Yorkie recovers from attack by pit bull, police look for aggressive dog. ‘This dog needs to be off the street,’ pet owner says