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Auburn woman pleads innocent to ax assault

The King County Prosecutor claims Daniell Meckle slammed an ax into her uncle’s head after threatening her aunt with it at Meckle’s trailer in Auburn’s… Continue reading

Agency projects in Auburn to benefit from 2018 capital budget

Organizations, groups, facilities get a boost from state-passed grants

Council ponders options for Auburn Avenue Theater when lease is up

Convinced it was in the right place to play a part in the revitalization of the downtown core and poised to become a hot spot… Continue reading

Woman pleads not guilty to killing her aunt’s boyfriend

A Tacoma woman has pleaded not guilty to first-degree manslaughter for allegedly shooting and killing her aunt’s boyfriend with a single shot to the back… Continue reading

Auburn woman charged with assault for allegedly taking an ax to her uncle’s head

The King County Prosecutor has charged a 33-year-old woman with first-degree and second-degree assault for allegedly driving an ax into her uncle’s head after threatening… Continue reading

Bright, new addition to the valley

Boeing celebrates completion of first new building in Auburn in 25 years

SBA to help Heritage fire victims with loans

Fresh from three months in the field helping businesses and residents pick up the pieces after Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Garth MacDonald is in Auburn… Continue reading

On city’s dime, WSDOT to make improvements to patch of road

For an estimated $432,000, Auburn motorists making the transition from Peasley Canyon Road to West Valley Highway and onto State Route 18 will get a… Continue reading

City Council urges support for fire benefit charge measure

As it must do every six years, the Valley Regional Fire Authority’s (VRFA) Board of Governance has called for an election to re-authorize its use… Continue reading

Prosecutor charges Tacoma woman with manslaughter for Auburn man’s death

The King County Prosecutor has charged a Tacoma woman with first-degree manslaughter for allegedly shooting and killing her aunt’s boyfriend with a single shot to… Continue reading

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City hires new animal control officer

Auburn has a new animal control officer. The City hired Ray Peckham on Monday as an animal control officer in the Auburn Police Department. Auburn… Continue reading

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Dangerous dog ordinance begging for an update, City officials say

Council tackles issue at work session

Community comes out to help fire victims

Outpouring of donations helps the displaced

In aftermath of devastating fire, community shows its heart

Cleanup, investigation continue as city recovers from Heritage Building blaze

City leaders begin anew

Mayor Backus, council members sworn in

City accepts grant for Auburn Way North project

The Auburn Way North sidewalk improvement project is about improving the safety and efficiency of Auburn Way North. To make it happen, the City intends… Continue reading

Making it all possible at Orion Industries

John Theisen left the for-profit world for a business with a mission

City renews agreement with King County to reduce commuter congestion

For about a decade, the state of Washington has told cities with certain sized businesses they must work with those businesses and with their own… Continue reading

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Woman to sue rapper for alleged rape in Auburn

Because his alleged victim refused to testify, King County Prosecutors last week declined to prosecute the rapper Nelly for allegedly raping a woman in his… Continue reading

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Large fire strikes downtown Auburn | UPDATED

Area crews battle blaze that destroys mixed-used, historic building on Main Street | PHOTOS