Robert Whale

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City wants tired slogan to fade away

Let it die. Though the order’s not yet official, such appears to…

  • Mar 29th, 2017 6:30pm

Trout-Manuel to run for a second term on Auburn City Council

Yolanda Trout-Manuel this week announced her candidacy for a second term on…

  • Mar 29th, 2017 5:30pm

Auburn supports new psychiatric hospital

Numbers can jolt. Here’s a cold one: the state of Washington ranks…

  • Mar 23rd, 2017 1:20pm

Auburn Way North on the road to an upgrade

Auburn Way North is about to get a makeover. A project calls…

  • Mar 24th, 2017 8:33am

Honoring beloved Bob Jones | PHOTOS

Community celebrates the life of longtime Auburn coach who lost his battle to cancer

  • Mar 29th, 2017 2:59pm

More of Auburn to get broadband Internet access

Many call it “crossing the digital divide,” though by now, the phrase…

  • Mar 16th, 2017 6:30pm

Leaders imagining a new City slogan, or none at all?

Auburn: More than you Imagined. So goes the City’s slogan. But maybe…

  • Mar 16th, 2017 5:30pm

Murder trial ends in a hung jury; case to be retried

The nearly two-month-long trial of the man whom King County Prosecutors say…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017 12:54pm

Already abundant Auburn considers its water supplier options

Between 2012 and today, the City of Auburn bought two blocks of…

  • Mar 16th, 2017 1:30pm

DaCorsi to run for a second term on Auburn City Council

Claude DaCorsi was first elected to the Auburn City Council in 2013.…

  • Mar 17th, 2017 10:26am

Transportation board tables car tab fee

As of late, Auburn residents have been sending email and other messages…

  • Mar 9th, 2017 5:30pm

Paving company weathers long rezoning process

Jon Cheetham described what it took to shepherd his request for the…

  • Mar 9th, 2017 4:30pm

Planners working out details on new arts and culture center

In 2016 the City of Auburn bought the old Public Health Building…

  • Mar 10th, 2017 4:11pm

Man found guilty of vehicular homicide for crash that killed four

A King County jury last Friday returned a verdict finding a Des…

  • Mar 8th, 2017 2:13pm

Fed’s tough stance on marijuana grabs City’s attention

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said in early February that reversing course on…

  • Mar 2nd, 2017 2:30pm

Capturing more than just a photo

Craft is ‘an affair of the heart’ for artist

  • Mar 2nd, 2017 11:59am

Big things happening in small town Algona | Mayors’ State of the Cities

Hemmed in on three sides by the cities of Auburn and Pacific,…

  • Feb 23rd, 2017 3:08pm

Backus: more challenges to tackle | State of the City

Many things have been accomplished, mayor says, but many more issues remain

  • Feb 27th, 2017 9:49am

Sound Transit looking to add parking at right spot

Peering at an aerial of Sound Transit’s present parking garage at 23…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017 2:57pm

Pete’s Pool? City chooses to name lake after former mayor

City leaders on Monday answered the big question: what feature of Auburn’s…

  • Feb 16th, 2017 1:30pm

City to add more downtown parking

The City of Auburn expects to add 62 more downtown permit parking…

  • Feb 21st, 2017 2:05pm

Auburn City Council reviewing travel costs, policy

Homelessness, affordable housing and domestic violence are topics of public concern and…

  • Feb 9th, 2017 5:30pm

Trial underway for tavern killings

The Sports Page Tavern closed in 2015. But the trial for the…

  • Feb 9th, 2017 4:32pm

Lake Lewis? Auburn City Council considers a spot to name after former mayor

City leaders on Monday once more took up the question of what…

  • Feb 2nd, 2017 5:00pm

‘Inclusive,’ not a ‘sanctuary’

City: not our job to enforce federal immigration laws

  • Feb 2nd, 2017 2:30pm

Long-neglected property leads to $12,570.71 cleanup

Sometimes code enforcement officers’ calls to all-too-often-absent owners who have let their…

  • Feb 1st, 2017 3:56pm

Mayor Backus poised, ready to run for re-election

‘I am very proud of what we have done, but there is always more to do’

  • Feb 1st, 2017 1:22pm

Council looking to name something after former mayor Lewis

There’s Gaines Park at 1008 Pike St. NW. And the Charles A.…

  • Jan 26th, 2017 7:30pm

Auburn Station to get second parking garage

Sounder Train commuters now park at the Auburn Station garage, 23 A…

  • Jan 26th, 2017 5:30pm

City may add blue light phones for more safety in parks

Parks staff, Auburn Police and the City’s Information Technology staff have been…

  • Jan 25th, 2017 3:27pm

Loud call for a ‘sanctuary city’

Students of undocumented families call for City leaders to adopt protective policy

  • Jan 25th, 2017 2:22pm

Auburn pot shop smokin’

Retail marijuana store turning big profit, providing sales tax revenue for City

  • Jan 19th, 2017 5:48pm

Auburn City Council to revisit hybrid meeting idea

Twice a City Council meeting reorganization schema has made its way to…

  • Jan 19th, 2017 10:30am

Auburn City Council weighs task of managing travel budget

Homelessness, affordable housing, domestic violence are topics of public concern and personal…

  • Jan 12th, 2017 4:30pm

Healthy checkup

Auburn Public Health Center to remain open for at least the next 6 years

  • Jan 12th, 2017 2:34pm

Fortunato appointed 31st District senator

King and Pierce County councils fill vacancy left by former Sen. Pam Roach’s resignation

  • Jan 11th, 2017 4:42pm

City steps up to improve sidewalks

Walking along the north side of Auburn Way South one comes to…

  • Jan 5th, 2017 5:30pm

City Council chamber gets a makeover

At the last Auburn City Council meeting of 2016, only the tops…

  • Jan 5th, 2017 2:30pm

Where to put transfer station?

County officials still weighing three possible sites

  • Jan 4th, 2017 1:36pm

Answering the call for help | 2016 Person of the Year

Brian Williams supports families in crisis through work with his foundation

  • Dec 30th, 2016 10:24am