Robert Whale

What’s latest SCORE? Auburn working on answer in jail cost-sharing

Federal Way leaves partnership at the end of the year


Pacific Mayor Leanne Guier, Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus and Algona City Councilman Troy Linnell share with the Auburn-Area Chamber of Commerce Tuesday what it’s like to walk in their shoes. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Leaders of Auburn, Pacific and Algona talk triumphs and challenges of their jobs

Yes, Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus, Pacific Mayor Leanne Guier and Algona City Councilman Troy Linnell represent different cities. But as they shared with the Auburn-Area… Continue reading


Metro is on the move

Transit to transform several local bus routes to RapidRide corridors by 2023


Auburn four-plex fire displaces 14 residents

No one hurt as early morning blaze damages two-story building.

Guier to seek her second full term as Pacific’s mayor

Leanne Guier says her passion for public service has compelled her to run for reelection as Pacific’s mayor. “I am doing all that I can… Continue reading

Suds up: Geaux Brewery to be part of Saturday’s statewide Beer Open House

For nine years, Washington’s statewide Beer Open House has allowed suds lovers to look behind the scenes at some of Washington’s most innovative breweries. That… Continue reading

Auburn to play its part in coalition

City signs onto South King Housing and Homelessness Partners

Prosecutor charges Auburn man, 41, with vehicular homicide in death of bicyclist

The King County Prosecutor claims an Auburn man may have been on his cellphone when he struck and killed 57-year-old bicyclist Constantin Dragomir on the… Continue reading

Call for quality care

MultiCare Auburn caregivers rally for safe staffing, fair wages and better service for the community

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

Successor to Heritage Building: 66 apartments, 6 stories high

Owner of lot where historic structure stood submits her plans for replacing it with ‘The Divine’

What to do about the insanity of SR164

At a meeting last week, residents expressed their frustrations to WSDOT and Muckleshoot Tribe

Judge sentences man to 35 years in prison for 2016 Auburn murder, arson

Accomplice, who pleaded guilty to the same crimes, will spend 37 years in prison

Auburn Town Center project about to take off

Seven-story residential apartment and commercial building planned

Sikh community fattens Auburn Food bank pantry with generous donation

During the recent partial government shutdown, the local Sikh temple, Gurudwara Sacha Marag, United Sikhs and other Sikh organizations upped their usual generous giving game… Continue reading

City heading into the red by 2024

Without cutting programs or adding revenue, Auburn faces budget challenges


Sound Transit to begin process of acquiring parking garage property

‘Auburn Access Improvement Project’ would add 535 new stalls, upgrades


Tribe, WSDOT and city of Auburn to hold open house on SR 164 project | Updated

Officials to look at possible fixes to the highway

Auburn Police nab suspect in garage-door-opener-theft caper

Auburn Police officers responded to vehicle prowl reports late on Jan. 22 or early on Jan. 23 in the Lakeland Hills area. From some vehicles,… Continue reading