Robert Whale

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

Night flight: Auburn Police pursuits up 63 percent

Eluders keep cops busy in the wee hours

Air, ground forces at work

Police, sheriff’s deputies and the KCSD’s Guardian 1 Helicopter catch fugitive in Forest Villa neighborhood

City Council debates digital parity

Officials can agree on 10 years to complete project, it’s the percentage of coverage that baffles

Auburn’s Kukors Smith sues USA Swimming

Former Olympian, world record-holder alleges sexual abuse cover-up

Interlocal arrangement is good business for City, Green River College

Green River College has provided small business assistance in Auburn for more than 10 years. But restrictions and requirements on the $40,000 federal Community Development… Continue reading

Wrecking ball ahead for damaged Heritage Building

But first, City of Auburn has to issue permits for asbestos removal, demolition and utility removal

City extends waste contracts

Extensions give officials time to invite pool of local haulers to submit requests for proposals

Presidential history as he saw it

Harold Hill, a former Auburn and Kent resident, served 3 administrations

City awards contract for street preservation

ICON Materials gets $2.1 million nod to rework 15th Street NE-NW

Rebuild? Demolish? Owner of fire-damaged Heritage Building weighs her options

Downtown structure can be partially salvaged at a big cost

City to make it easier to fill seats on volunteer boards, commissions

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

Trash talk in Auburn

As contract with Waste Management nears its end, city to put out request for proposals from local haulers

Utility rate study, possible hikes mulled

In 2017, the FCS Group entered into a contract with the City of Auburn, obligating the company to complete a water, sewer, and stormwater rate… Continue reading