Robert Whale

Robert posted 1670 stories to Auburn Reporter.
Page 1 of 42

City sets Nov. 6 public hearing to examine Business Improvement Area

Formed in 1988, Auburn’s downtown Business Improvement Area was designed to help…

  • Oct 20th, 2017 9:30am

City Council rezones Auburn Environmental Park area for light industrial use

Hoping to entice private-sector green businesses to invest there and bring hundreds…

  • Oct 19th, 2017 4:30pm

City eyes old lumber store site for Sound Transit’s second garage

Sound Transit is going to build a second parking garage in Auburn…

  • Oct 20th, 2017 11:40am

Findings: Green River College failed to follow federal guidelines for reporting on campus security

Between 2009 and 2013, Green River College failed to meet its obligations…

  • Oct 18th, 2017 5:57pm

Candidates converge at forum as Nov. 7 election looms

Mayoral, council and senate seats to be determined

  • Oct 13th, 2017 11:03am

City looks at where to put Transit’s second garage

Sound Transit’s Auburn Station Access Improvement Project will not only build a…

  • Oct 12th, 2017 10:07am

Auburn man sentenced to 65 years for abusing, killing autistic youth

Five months of “horrific abuse” inflicted upon a minor. Those are the…

  • Oct 8th, 2017 10:12am

Bringing comfort amid the chaos

Off-duty firefighter Dean McAuley, who happened to be attending the musical festival, helps save a young woman, treats others struck by gunfire during horrific Las Vegas shooting

  • Oct 4th, 2017 4:23pm

Protecting lives and property: Flood district celebrates completion of Countyline project

District’s largest project moves levee, reconnects floodplain along the White River

  • Oct 6th, 2017 10:06am

City sets Oct. 16 public hearing to study BIA

The Auburn City Council on Monday set a public hearing for Oct.…

  • Oct 4th, 2017 10:57am

City officials consider rezoning Environmental Park area

With high hopes of enticing private-sector green businesses to invest there and…

  • Sep 27th, 2017 2:17pm

Teenager pleads guilty to murder

Alexander Joachin, 17, pleaded guilty Sept. 19 to second-degree murder for shooting…

  • Sep 27th, 2017 1:05pm

Auburn’s mayoral race takes center stage

Incumbent Backus and challenger Wales address jobs, the homeless problem and other key issues at Chamber debate

  • Sep 22nd, 2017 11:33am

Auburn community embraces new homeless shelter

Most of us carry a driver’s license in our wallets, unmindful of…

  • Sep 21st, 2017 5:30pm

City Council approves master plan for cemetery-park

The people who put together the master plan for Auburn’s Pioneer Cemetery…

  • Sep 21st, 2017 1:10pm

Council, mayor allow flood protection easement to King County

The Auburn City Council on Monday authorized Mayor Nancy Backus to execute…

  • Sep 20th, 2017 11:28am

Cold case: Auburn Police arrest Arizona man whose wife disappeared 30 years ago

Thirty years after Donna Mae Jokumsen’s disappearance in Chandler, Ariz., Auburn Police…

  • Sep 15th, 2017 8:30am

Coach at heart, a leader of kids

Gardner ready to show the way as Auburn High’s new principal

  • Sep 14th, 2017 4:28pm

City taking a look at modular housing

Helping homeless people get off the street. That’s the idea behind a…

  • Sep 14th, 2017 2:30pm

Popular Hops and Crops Music and Beer Festival returns to the farm Saturday

Visit the chickens and cows, stroll the farmhouse and barn, take in…

  • Sep 13th, 2017 3:08pm

‘Ray of Hope’: City, partners open homeless shelter

Providing more shelter for homeless people in Auburn was the top action…

  • Sep 7th, 2017 10:33am

Police shoot man after he barricades himself in home

A 26-year-old man who’d holed up in an Auburn home for several…

  • Sep 6th, 2017 3:34pm

Back to school: Best friends come full circle to teach in their hometown

Ever since they met 18 years ago, as little girls tumbling, cartwheeling…

  • Sep 6th, 2017 10:13am

Auburn tackles its health, food insecurities

Report: Many have challenges in affording, accessing healthy food

  • Sep 5th, 2017 10:58am

Teen pleads guilty to arson, murder

One of the two defendants charged with the murder of 19-year-old Jerry…

  • Aug 24th, 2017 4:30pm

Proposed $20 car tab fee all but kicked to the curb

It’s not dead yet. But-at-a-soon-to-be-and-as-yet-unscheduled meeting of the same Transportation Benefit District…

  • Aug 24th, 2017 12:29pm

City, WSDOT to improve intersection

In 2018 the Washington State Department of Transportation expects to get rolling…

  • Aug 23rd, 2017 1:42pm

Sound Transit explores options for more parking in Auburn

The purpose of Sound Transit’s second parking garage in Auburn is to…

  • Aug 17th, 2017 5:30pm

Work on M Street Southeast to be done on time | Summer projects update

Good news for the drivers fed up with the detours they’ve had…

  • Aug 16th, 2017 10:23am

Ratcliffe sentencing for murder moved to Sept. 15

A 28-year-old Oak Harbor man who pleaded guilty two weeks to a…

  • Aug 10th, 2017 10:06am

Auburn leaders scout alternatives to $20 car tab

It would raise $800,000 annually to help upgrade the pavement condition of streets.

  • Aug 10th, 2017 9:35am

Ancient, modern intertwine in Salish art exhibit

Kenneth Greg Watson and Patricia Cosgrove together in 1989 on the Centennial exhibit of Native arts.

  • Aug 16th, 2017 3:23pm

Free clinic treats so many with so few volunteers

More help is needed to care for those in need

  • Aug 5th, 2017 9:37am

City looks to FAA for funds for runway pavement

City officials hope to provide more pavement at both ends of the…

  • Aug 3rd, 2017 1:38pm

It’s down to Backus, Wales in mayoral race | primary election results

Incumbent holds more than a 10 percent lead from early returns

  • Aug 2nd, 2017 4:50pm

Three mayoral candidates sound off as primary election looms | Campaign ’17

Rivera, Backus, Wales vie for votes

  • Jul 31st, 2017 9:28am

State wants City to maintain signals at busy Auburn Way South, Highway 18

The State of Washington recently approached the City of Auburn, asked if…

  • Jul 27th, 2017 1:30pm

City ponders $400,000 to Tacoma mental health hospital

While Washington state has 10 psychiatric beds for every 100,000 people, South…

  • Jul 26th, 2017 2:59pm

Victims identified in fatal four-plex fire in north Auburn

The King County Medical Examiner has identified the 26-year-old man and 4-year-old…

  • Jul 24th, 2017 5:21pm

Rescuing a farm from the weeds

Large family, volunteers from Kent church step in to restore a ‘rented’ Auburn farm

  • Jul 24th, 2017 3:59pm