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Auburn Police blotters | Nov. 15

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Nov. 4 and Nov. 10: Nov. 4 Vandalism: 12;47 p.m., 1320 26th… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2019

 

VRFA blotter | Nov. 15

Between Nov. 4 and Nov. 10, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 252 calls for service, among which were the following: Nov. 4 Illegal… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2019

 

Auburn School District to celebrate outgoing school board members

The Auburn School District honors two outgoing school board members – Ray Vefik and Robyn Mulenga – for their service to the community this month.… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2019

 

City to help seniors with grand funds from ‘hub’ arrangement

King County’s senior citizens 55 and up have a wealth of resources and services to tap into. But figuring out how to get to those… Continue reading

YMCA to acquire Nexus Youth and Families to keep the good work going

Partnership promises to boost agency’s reach in South King County area

Auburn Veterans Parade announces award winners

The city of Auburn has announced the winners of its 54th annual Veterans Parade & Observance on Nov. 9. An all-veteran panel of three judges… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2019

City sets Nov. 18 public hearing on property tax levy, revenue sources

The city of Auburn estimates the 2020 property tax levy will be $22.4 million, in addition to new construction and the refund levy. Finance Director… Continue reading

Construction work to affect intersection of R Street SE and 28th Street SE | UPDATES

On Thursday, Nov. 14, and Friday, Nov. 15, construction work by Rodarte Construction for the 2019 local street reconstructionproject will require lane closures and disruptions… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2019
At the breakfast are, from left: Pacific Mayor Leanne Guier; Seattle Major Jenny Durkan; Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus; King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer; Federal Way Public Schools Superintendent Tammy Campbell; Algona Mayor Dave Hill; former Federal Way Mayor Mike Park; and Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell. COURTESY PHOTO

Durkan emphasizes regional collaboration to South King County leaders

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan joined King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer’s November Good Eggs breakfast at Twin Lakes Golf Club in Federal Way on Wednesday.… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2019
At the breakfast are, from left: Pacific Mayor Leanne Guier; Seattle Major Jenny Durkan; Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus; King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer; Federal Way Public Schools Superintendent Tammy Campbell; Algona Mayor Dave Hill; former Federal Way Mayor Mike Park; and Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell. COURTESY PHOTO

Civil rights activist Mendez to speak in Kent

Nov. 14 at Green River College Kent Campus

  • Nov 13, 2019
Coulterberry and jockey Amadeo Perez charge to victory in the $50,000 Muckleshoot Tribal Classic in Septemver at Emerald Downs. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Emerald Downs announces 2020 race dates; 63-day meet opens April 18

Emerald Downs Racetrack and Casino has announced a 63-day live racing season in 2020, with opening day Saturday, April 18 and continuing through Sunday, Sept.… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2019
Coulterberry and jockey Amadeo Perez charge to victory in the $50,000 Muckleshoot Tribal Classic in Septemver at Emerald Downs. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Mulenga builds on lead over Burnett in Auburn City Council race; Holman stays ahead of Grames for school board seat

The latest combined King and Pierce counties general election updates saw one candidate for Auburn City Counncil and another for Auburn School Board build on… Continue reading

MultiCare Auburn Medical Center notifying patients of tuberculosis exposure

Advisory follows confirmation that an employee at the hospital tested positive for the disease

  • Nov 13, 2019
Political activist Tim Eyman campaigns for Initiative 976 on Nov. 5 in downtown Bellevue. The initiative promised $30 car tabs while functionally eliminating the ability of agencies like Sound Transit to raise taxes for its projects. Photo by Aaron Kunkler

Election analysis: I-976 vote casts South King County against Seattle, Eastside

Preliminary precinct counts show support for the initiative split by region.

Political activist Tim Eyman campaigns for Initiative 976 on Nov. 5 in downtown Bellevue. The initiative promised $30 car tabs while functionally eliminating the ability of agencies like Sound Transit to raise taxes for its projects. Photo by Aaron Kunkler

Constantine outlines I-976 impacts to King County, Metro

Asks King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office to prepare lawsuit to challenge measure

  • Nov 12, 2019

Utility work to affect Auburn Way North | UPDATES

Beginning Monday, Nov. 18, through Friday, Nov. 22, utility work by Northwest Utility Services for Puget Sound Energy, will require lane closures and disruptions to… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2019

Honoring those who served and sacrificed

Mission continues to recognize and help veterans

King County will challenge legality of I-976

County Executive Dow Constantine: ‘We must clean up another mess that Tim Eyman has created for our state, our region, and our economy’

Schrier to speak at Veterans Day program at Tahoma National Cemetery on Nov. 11

Congresswoman Kim Schrier, D-WA (Eighth District), is the guest speaker for the Veterans Day program at Tahoma National Cemetery on Monday, Nov. 11. The ceremony… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2019

Day of honor

Auburn celebrates, remembers veterans past and present with a grand parade | PHOTOS

  • Nov 9, 2019