Robert Whale

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Cities criticize Federal Way’s decision to leave 11-year-old SCORE partnership | UPDATED

Senior center thrilled to get money from Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy

When King County voters renewed the six-year Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy last November, they said “yes” to a levy-lid lift that county officials… Continue reading

Auburn Police say they’ve identified teens who robbed gas station

Suspects stole items, cash while clerk lay unconscious on the floor with life-threatening medical emergency

All about needs, concerns

Local leaders talk about failure to prepare young people for the workforce – and how to set things right.

City construction projects start rolling again after settlement of operators’ strike

It was not your imagination or impatience with the typical plodding pace of street or sidewalk construction playing tricks on you. No, the city of… Continue reading

Shawn Campbell replaced Dani Daskam as City Clerk at the beginning of September. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter
Shawn Campbell replaced Dani Daskam as City Clerk at the beginning of September. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

New page for old bookstore

Former Marine settles in Comstock’s space to help heal fellow veterans of PTSD

How about that Heritage site?

Rumors run rampant in the downtown, but folks in the know say the building’s property has not yet sold.

New clinic to target opioid epidemic

Muckleshoot Tribe’s We Care Clinic to provide treatment, counseling services in building off Auburn Way North

Historic building begins tumbling down

Nine months after a devastating fire, downtown Heritage structure is demolished

City on board with alley plan

UW student proposes livening up alleyway on north side of Auburn Avenue Theater – and city leaders dig it.

City leaders to consider pros and cons of banning plastic bags

The Kroger Co., which owns a long list of supermarkets, among them Fred Meyer and QFC, announced on Aug. 23 that it will transition to… Continue reading

Customers who hope to enter Comstock’s Bookstore find this note. Comstock’s, a mainstay on Main Street, is no longer. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

After 38 years, Comstock’s turns the final page

Auburn’s iconic small bookstore on Main Street shuts its doors

Customers who hope to enter Comstock’s Bookstore find this note. Comstock’s, a mainstay on Main Street, is no longer. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Auburn School District, teachers agree on two-year contract

More state money: Educators to receive salary increases of 11 percent in the first year, 1.9 percent in the second year.

Bringing all types of art to life

Creative, versatile Brugger to teach Green River College’s first ever how-to animation class this fall

Council approves legal reforms, making it easier for city attorneys to do their jobs

State law gives Superior Court the sole authority in King County to prosecute felonies like murder and armed robbery and leaves the prosecution of lesser… Continue reading

Seniors peruse pot for pain

Discussion at the Evergreen Market on Monday covers how cannabis derivatives can relieve aches and pains

Civics 101

Curious about city government? This academy is the place to learn about it

Skilled, imaginative artist at work

Action Tattoo still going strong after 19 years

Levy generates $118,000 worth of improvements to Auburn Senior Activity Center

When King County voters renewed the six-year Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy last November, they said “yes” to a levy-lid lift that county officials… Continue reading