Teen charged with murder in south Auburn shooting

  • Oct 19, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 11:08AM

The King County Prosecutor on Oct. 12 charged an Auburn teen with second-degree murder for allegedly shooting to death 17-year-old Erick J. Valdez-Herrera while Valdez-Herrera was sitting in his own car on Auburn's south end on the morning of Oct. 7.


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Westbound SR 18 east of Auburn down to one lane Oct. 28–Nov. 1

  • Oct 20, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Oct 21, 2016 at 4:49PM

Drivers who use westbound State Route 18 east of Auburn-Black Diamond Road should plan ahead for delays next week.

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Oct. 21

  • Oct 21, 2016 at 10:30AM

The VRFA responded to to 219 calls for service between Oct. 10 and 16, among them the following:

Auburn Police blotter | Oct. 21

  • Oct 21, 2016 at 10:30AM

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Oct. 12 and 17:

District 31 House candidates tackle issues | Part 3

  • Oct 20, 2016 at 4:30PM

Editor's note: Phil Fortunato and Lane Walthers are seeking the 31st District State House Position No. 2 seat, which is an open position. The two candidates recently participated in a three-part debate that is being published in the Auburn Reporter. This is part three of the State House debate. Part one was published in the Oct. 5 edition of the Reporter, part two was published in the Oct. 12 edition, and both can be found online at The general election is Nov. 8.

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