Fain's work improves access to developmental disability services

Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law the Vulnerable Individuals Priority (VIP) Act, co-sponsored by Joe Fain (R-Auburn), standing, third from the right. - Courtesy photo/Washington State Legislative Support Services
  • Apr 15, 2014 at 1:32PM

Following the legislative session, Gov. Jay Inslee recently signed into law the Vulnerable Individuals Priority (VIP) Act, co-sponsored by Joe Fain (R-Auburn) that will provide developmental disability services to 5,000 people currently on a waiting list.


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Lake Tapps reaches minimum recreational level | Refill update

  • Apr 15, 2014 at 1:26PM

Cascade Water Alliance, in conjunction with the Lake Tapps Community Council announced today that Lake Tapps is at its minimum recreational level of 541.5 feet in accordance with agreements with the Lake Tapps community.

One year later: Deadly shootings remain an unsolved, sordid case

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 9:00PM updated Apr 13, 2013 at 9:13PM

In the bright sunshine of a recent morning, the parking lot outside the Sports Page Tavern in North Auburn fills up with its usual contingent of cars and smatterings of human beings.

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Jury convicts Phillip for murder of city of Kent employee Frankel; victim's father reacts to verdict

  • Apr 11, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 2:59PM

A jury on Friday convicted William L. Phillip Jr. of first-degree murder for the 2010 stabbing death of Seth Frankel, an Auburn resident and city of Kent employee.

Auburn basks in Arbor Day; new tree embraces Lea Hill Park

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Apr 11, 2013 at 2:05PM

The City of Auburn and community leaders celebrated Arbor Day on Friday at Lea Hill Park.

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