Robert Whale

City to start work this year on West Hill Park named for Pete Lewis

The park on Auburn’s West Hill that is to carry former Mayor Pete Lewis’ name is budgeted for city clearing and grubbing, trail construction and… Continue reading

Snow-make-up days put summer on ice for Auburn students

When February’s snowfalls closed Auburn schools for days, the kids must have known there’d be a price to pay for the fun they were having.… Continue reading

After 21 years on the Auburn School Board, Vefik will not run for reelection

When the Auburn School Board convenes for its first meeting in 2020, one long-serving member will not be there to say “here” to the roll… Continue reading

Fanciers of the north-end DQ will have to find a new sweet spot

Auburnites accustomed to mollifying their raging sweet tooth at the Dairy Queen at 220 15th St. NE will have to find their treats somewhere else.… Continue reading

Serving up the savory and smooth tastes at Bella’s

Larry and Joyce Ward open new Italian restaurant in south Auburn

Mayor talks ‘connections’

Backus: people of Auburn coming together to improve the community they share

Kahler to make another run for City Council seat in November

Auburn man wants to find ways to ease homelessness, avoid budget troubles

Police chief honors four officers for life-saving heroics

Four Auburn Police officers at 12:46 p.m. Jan. 11 responded to an unconscious man down and turning blue on the parking lot of the Auburn… Continue reading

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

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

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’