Robert Whale

Big, great deal for a small town

Twelve years in the making, Algona’s new City Hall is a dream come true for mayor, city administrator

City to settle Wales’ matter on Monday

Deputy Mayor Bob Baggett called for a closed-door, executive session at the end of Monday night’s study session to settle the matter of what to… Continue reading

Ground broken for middle school

New Olympic will replace the old one

Decision on Wales’ use of profanity to refer to fellow council member will have to wait

Whatever disciplinary action the Auburn City Council takes – or if it decides no action is required – respecting councilwoman Largo Wales’ profane reference to… Continue reading

Retired Highline professor is Auburn’s new poet laureate

Landgraf is an accomplished writer, photographer

Democrats weigh in on issues

Three 8th Congressional District candidates discuss health care, economics and the opioid crisis

City Council fully updates sidewalk ordinance for the first time since Ike was in the White House

Many years have passed since the City of Auburn last updated most of the ordinance that relates to installation and maintenance of sidewalk areas within… Continue reading

Solemn service at Auburn’s Vietnam War Memorial groundbreaking

Alliance, city leaders, veterans welcome planned shrine at Les Gove Park

Wales in trouble for using obscenity to refer to peer at City Council meeting

Council member’s comment remains in question

Auburn Symphony Orchestra’s new maestro

Well-travelled Schulz burns to stoke community’s passion for classical music

Show of strong support

Auburn students march to City Hall, urging stricter gun control in wake of Florida shootings

City to distribute lodging tax grants to advertise events that’ll ‘put heads in beds’

Trusting that $16,500 worth of lodging tax grants will help Auburn hotels put “heads in beds” in 2018, the Auburn City Council on Monday approved… Continue reading

City awaits news of Heritage Building’s fate

Damaged structure faces uncertain future

Mayor’s goal: ‘I want better for Auburn’

Backus describes successes, welcomes challenges as she begins her second term in office

Committee seeks to spruce up downtown

Thirty years ago, the City of Auburn and business owners created the downtown Business Improvement Area to help stir economic activity in the downtown and… Continue reading

Artist’s bird with a fry to swoop in

A giant metal crow will mark where Big Daddy’s once fried ‘em up and served ‘em hot

Zoning district created to match comprehensive plan

In the last days of 2015, the City of Auburn adopted a comprehensive plan that included a new land use map designation of “open space,… Continue reading

City applies for tax credit worth up to $250,000 in revitalization funding

It’s a tax credit that could be worth as much $250,000 in local revitalization financing to the City of Auburn in the coming fiscal year.… Continue reading

City casts needs, priorities to legislators

To soften the economic pain caused by the streamlined sales tax. To continue to fight homelessness and the opioid epidemic And to ensure that the… Continue reading

Quarters Restaurant serves the whole Auburn community, no matter your situation

Couple offer menu filled with a variety of tastes