Robert Whale

City leaders remember councilman of ‘rare soul’

Nancy Backus will remember his impish grin, miss it perhaps most of all. When it was on his face, no doubt about it, something was… Continue reading

Man gets 45 years in prison for killing two men at bus stop

Froilan Hermenegildo shot and killed two men at a bus stop in Auburn on Oct. 20 2015. At Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent last… Continue reading

Cafe brimming with brews

Newly-opened Craft Beer offers comfort, many tastes

Jackson urges help for youth

Nexus director describes plight of the many homeless

Kahler vows to tackle homelessness in race for City Council seat

Mike Kahler hopes to win Position 6 on the Auburn City Council to tackle what he considers the city’s two biggest problems — “homeless folks… Continue reading

Making meaningful, moving music

Teen’s artistry draws attention, chance to record at famed studio

City to decide how far to spread ‘digital parity’

Not only did the idea of providing equal broadband access to more Auburn residents created quite the buzz in these parts, but last fall the… Continue reading

Council opts for resolution

City welcomes immigrants, but not sanctuary status

Sanctuary city? City Council must decide

City leaders could reaffirm the resolution a previous council adopted eight years before declaring Auburn to be “a welcoming city,” an “all-inclusive city.” Or, as… Continue reading

Author scripts own twist on poetry

McBreen serves up selections, funny and insightful

City, partners to provide shelter relief for the homeless

Sheltering and expanding sheltering for homeless people in Auburn was the top action item to come out of the Mayor’s Task Force on Homelessness when… Continue reading

Auburn Police arrest 3 suspects in burglary at the mall

At about 3:40 a.m., May 4, Auburn Police Officers responded to a report of a burglary of the Coach store inside The Outlet Collection |… Continue reading

Wagner decides to end 27-year run on Auburn City Council

After 27 years on the Auburn City Council, Rich Wagner is calling it quits. “I’m not running for re-election,” the City’s longest serving council member… Continue reading

Brewing a recipe for business

Father, son turn passion into a brewery

Residents urge City to have a change of heart

Many plea for ordinance granting sanctuary status

Man pleads guilty to shooting to death two men at Auburn bus stop

A 20-year-old man pleaded guilty April 27 to a drive-by shooting that killed two men at a bus stop in Auburn on Oct. 20, 2015.… Continue reading

Report: Auburn Police second only to Kent for busiest valley agencies

Auburn Police officers used force on 135 occasions in 2016, one time fewer than in 2015, with 45 out of 116 suspects reporting injuries that… Continue reading

City looks at options to pay for roads

It’s no secret. Too many of Auburn’s arterials, streets and roads are in sorry, tooth-rattling shape, and there’s not enough money in the City kitty… Continue reading

City looking to transform ‘beach’ to park

If you’re heading south along 104th Avenue Southeast toward 8th Street most summer days and glance to the right toward the sharp bend in the… Continue reading

City gets the green light on signal improvements

The Washington State Department of Transportation last year awarded Auburn a $412,650 federal grant to apply to the design phase, environmental permitting and construction phases… Continue reading