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King County Council passes measure to invest millions of dollars for affordable housing

Legislation helps address the countywide need of 244,000 affordable housing units by 2040

  • Aug 29, 2019

Jersey Mike’s to pay $150K to state to resolve no-poach lawsuit

Chain has two locations in Kent; 41 in the state

  • Aug 23, 2019

Labor Day reminder for Waste Management customers in Auburn, King County

Waste Management customers in Auburn and King County will receive service as usual on Monday, Labor Day, Sept. 2. For year-round holiday schedules and other… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2019

King Council Council passes ordinance, streamlining process to correct property tax errors

The King County Council on Wednesday passed Ordinance 2019-0268, sponsored by Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles at the request of King County Assessor John Wilson. The ordinance… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2019

Sumner-Pacific Manufacturing Industrial Center wins Vision 2040 Award

Sumner and Pacific have won 2019 Vision 2040 Awards from the Puget Sound Regional Council for their joint Manufacturing Industrial Center Subarea Plan. The awards… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2019
Angelica Roberts, owner of Blast and Dash, demonstrates how a skilled hand should hold a Nerf gun. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Auburn woman’s mobile business delights young and old with Nerf-gun mayhem

Angelica Roberts has seen it happen over and over since she launched her mobile party entertainment business, Blast and Dash, this past spring. “All the… Continue reading

Angelica Roberts, owner of Blast and Dash, demonstrates how a skilled hand should hold a Nerf gun. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Entrepreneurship alternative to military spouse employment

By Jeremy Field, regional administrator, Pacific Northwest, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) As the nation experiences unprecedented economic growth and nearly the lowest unemployment rates… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2019

State’s labor market continued to improve in July

Washington’s economy gained 13,400 jobs in July and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for July was unchanged at 4.6 percent according to the… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2019
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Crane over Auburn

The foundation takes shape for Teutsch Partners’ residential apartment project at 1st Street Southeast and South Division Street. The project calls for seven stories of… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2019
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Property valuation notices are in the mail; values rose 3.8% in Algona, Pacific

The King County Assessor’s Office has begun the annual process of mailing valuation notices to more than 700,000 property owners. Notices should be arriving soon… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2019

WorkSource sets veterans jobs fair Aug. 16

WorkSource hosts a veterans jobs fair on Friday, Aug. 16, in Auburn, 2702 I St. NE. WorkSource is looking for businesses that are hiring. There… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2019

Brown Bear celebrates 62nd birthday on Aug. 22, with free car washes at 26 tunnel locations

Family-owned company sets goal to exceed record-setting 32,789 free washes given away during 2018 celebration

  • Aug 6, 2019

Bartell’s 17th annual School Tools donation drive supports local students

Bartell Drugs, in partnership with local radio station STAR 101.5 and World Vision, is helping set students up for success. From Aug. 4-30, Bartell’s 17th… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2019
Way Scarff and his family-owned and operated dealership have been a big part of the Auburn community. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Way Scarff Ford celebrating 97 years

Way Scarff Ford is turning 97. Auburn’s family owned and operated dealership is celebrating the anniversary on Aug. 16-18, with special offers, food and prizes.… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2019
Way Scarff and his family-owned and operated dealership have been a big part of the Auburn community. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Road to an electric vehicle future

PSE invites the public to free ride and drive events

  • Jul 31, 2019

New income thresholds for property tax reduction programs

Far more residents will be eligible for assistance in 2020

  • Jul 24, 2019

Public invited to nominate Washington businesses that go the extra mile

Each year, the Office of the Secretary of State calls for nominations for the Corporations for Communities Award. Now in its tenth year, the Corporations… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2019
COURTESY PHOTO, PSE

King County Housing Authority receives PSE grant for solar panels

Meadows on Lea Hill Apartments to receive the installation

  • Jul 15, 2019
COURTESY PHOTO, PSE

Property values rose 2.6% on Auburn’s West Hill in 2018; notices are in the mail

The King County Assessor’s Office has begun the annual process of mailing valuation notices to more than 700,000 property owners. Notices should be arriving soon… Continue reading

  • Jul 11, 2019

Neighborhood welcomes new owners of storied market

Auburn’s 55-year-old building continues to run as a grocery store for the community