Robert Whale

City moves ahead to garner money for affordable housing

Budget effect for Auburn? Worth about $155,000 per year for the next 20 years

 

Auburn revels in High School Nation

Music festival entertains students, part of a 40-stop tour of schools throughout the country this fall

 

King County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit conducts a search for a man in the Green River on Tuesday. COURTESY, KCSO

Medical Examiner identifies body found in Green River as 16-year-old boy

King County’s Major Crimes Detectives are investigating the death of the young man whose body was found in the Green River Tuesday afternoon as a… Continue reading

 

City aims to collect sales tax money for affordable housing

In the most recent legislative session, lawmakers in Olympia authorized cities and counties to capture a portion of already-collected sales tax and keep it. With… Continue reading

Muckleshoot Tribe breaks ground on 18-story, 400-room, luxury hotel tower | UPDATE

When finished, it will be the largest of its kind in the state

City talks about making its light shine

Tunnel vision: Officials consider spending $50,000 to put in color-changing lighting at ‘gateway’

City lights fuse to potential fireworks ban

Among possible actions under consideration as Auburn confronts problems on July 4

Police detail fireworks numbers

From the Auburn Police Department’s Annual Fireworks Report, as delivered to the Auburn City Council on Aug. 26: • The Auburn Police Department’s 2019 fireworks… Continue reading

City moves ahead on one-stop shop for human services

Auburn to negotiate terms of a lease of the former tavern space to support proposed ‘hub’

City’s IT Department uses artificial intelligence to frustrate cyber attacks

Two weeks ago, simultaneous ransom ware attacks launched by what authorities suspect was a single criminal snared the computer networks of 22 Texas counties and… Continue reading

Made for middle school

First-year teacher in Mt. Baker’s Room 607 jazzed to impart crucial life skills to kids

‘All-hands-on-deck effort’

City close to realizing its long-cherished dream of a one-stop, human services center

Phil Morgan, executive director of the Auburn Valley Humane Society Animal Shelter, plays with one of the dogs in his care. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

A heart for animals

From boyhood, animal shelter Executive Director Phil Morgan has been a deep-dyed critter guy

Phil Morgan, executive director of the Auburn Valley Humane Society Animal Shelter, plays with one of the dogs in his care. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Auburn, Pacific, Federal Way join senior centers ‘hub’

King County awards $1.5 million to South King County Senior Centers and Resources to help serve diverse population

Investigations continue into 2 recent fatal police shootings | CORRECTION

On May 20, an Auburn Police officer shot and killed a knife-wielding man who’d fought two officers after a domestic dispute at the Belara Apartment… Continue reading

Angelica Roberts, owner of Blast and Dash, demonstrates how a skilled hand should hold a Nerf gun. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Auburn woman’s mobile business delights young and old with Nerf-gun mayhem

Angelica Roberts has seen it happen over and over since she launched her mobile party entertainment business, Blast and Dash, this past spring. “All the… Continue reading

Angelica Roberts, owner of Blast and Dash, demonstrates how a skilled hand should hold a Nerf gun. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Prosecutor charges former cheer coach with two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor

The King County Prosecutor on Friday charged a former Celebrity Cheer Unlimited coach with two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor for allegedly taking… Continue reading

Mulenga, Burnett to meet in election for Auburn City Council Position 5

With a dwindling pool of votes to count before the Aug. 6 Auburn City Council Position 5 primary is certified, it appears safe to say… Continue reading

Advocate drives better conditions for special populations at SCORE jail

Rather than resorting to litigation, the AVID program first identifies shortcomings and then calls for changes

Postal inspectors say they’ve ID’d trio of postal thieves

The Seattle Division of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service says it now knows who the two men and one woman are it claims have been… Continue reading