Robert Whale

Lack of power to Heritage site stalls demolition

For five or six weeks now, people waiting to see the burned-out Heritage Building in downtown Auburn come down have been cooling their heels. Waiting… Continue reading

Prosecutor charges West Hill man with second-degree murder of his live-in girlfriend

Kenneth Thomas told Auburn Police he shot and killed Evangeline Dasalla, whom’d he’d been dating for nine years, at their West Hill home during the… Continue reading

Prosecutors say an Auburn man, 43, tried to kidnap a 13-year-old girl off an Auburn street

Prosecutors say the man followed a 13-year-old girl in his truck in the late morning hours of June 8, then got out and tried to… Continue reading

Food bank community calls on Congress to do the right thing

Too many people carry harmful caricatures of those among their fellow citizens who rely on food stamps – consider them lazy sponges, parasites, idle moochers,… Continue reading

Crews about to rebuild, improve local roads

Between Auburn Way North and I Street Northeast, 17th Street Northeast’s pavement is really showing what 40-plus seasons of passing traffic and weather can do… Continue reading

Boosted patrols poised to defuse any illegal fireworks

Discharge allowed between 9 a.m. and 11 p.m., July 4 only

Auburn dedicates hub for healing the wounds of war

Joint American-Vietnamese memorial at Les Gove Park was years in the making

Auburn promotes Pierson to top cop

Leaders give sendoff to retiring police chief and City attorney, name new chief

Auburn hires successor to retiring City attorney

Port Townsend City Attorney Steven Gross gets the nod

Auburn Police, city officials spot areas of illegal drug activity

Change in ordinance would provide police with more tools to tackle troubled neighborhoods

Auburn’s new coffee house with a purpose

Business grew out of a need to help support those dealing with addictions

Making the most of second chances

Lopez, Akeand find their way at West Auburn

Auburn’s top cop to retire

After 37 years on the force, Police Chief Bob Lee steps away on June 22

Stokesbary: Productive Legislature aided Auburn projects

Financial support goes to school district and other services

City won’t have to pony up for project

State won’t ask Auburn for direct financial support to support future SR 167 connections to I-5

A challenging game for the young mind

Knights and rooks, kings and queens clash in inaugural youth chess tournament at Auburn High School

New spot, new season for the farm-fresh market

Auburn International Farmers Market opens to changes with a move to the park

Prosecutor charges Auburn couple with abuse of their daughter

The little girl told police officers her 41-year-old stepfather and her biological mother would “whoop” her with a belt, sometimes tearing her skin, even as… Continue reading

Council lifts restrictions on volunteer board seats

Commissions and boards the city has, among them the Arts Commission, the Transportation Advisory Board and the Airport Advisory Committee. Of course, the City needs… Continue reading

Candidate filing week for Aug. 7 primary ends Friday: hundreds of offices up for election

Candidate filing week for the Aug. 7 primary in Washington state began Monday for hundreds of offices, from city council to U.S. Senator. In this… Continue reading