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Auburn embraces 48th annual Bon Odori Festival | PHOTOS

The community celebrated the 48th annual Bon Odori Festival at the sun-splashed…

  • Jul 26th, 2017

 

‘Newest Gator’

Suzanne Johnson takes on the challenge as president at Green River College

 

Highline College president announces retirement

Nearly 40 years in higher education, 22 years at Highline for Bermingham

  • Jul 27th, 2017

 

Sounder trains to run Sunday for Mariners game

Mariners fans can bypass weekend traffic and take Sound Transit’s popular game…

  • Jul 27th, 2017

Auburn traffic advisory: A Street NW, 10th Street NE to 14th Street NW/NE

Starting Monday, July 31, through Aug. 2, construction by a private utility…

  • Jul 27th, 2017

State wants City to maintain signals at busy Auburn Way South, Highway 18

The State of Washington recently approached the City of Auburn, asked if…

Coffee talk: WSDOT transportation secretary speaks to local leaders

Roger Millar, WSDOT transportation secretary, third from the left, emphasized the critical…

  • Jul 26th, 2017

Trying on a health care job for size

Local teens get hands-0n experience at Nurse Camp

City ponders $400,000 to Tacoma mental health hospital

While Washington state has 10 psychiatric beds for every 100,000 people, South…

Traffic, road advisory: Construction, concerts, events impact Auburn area | UPDATE

City officials list summertime work locations and other details

  • Jul 25th, 2017

Thousands answer the call, but Red Cross blood shortage continues

Thousands of people have responded to the emergency call for blood and…

  • Jul 25th, 2017

Pacific Police host an open house Aug. 11

The Pacific Police Department Open House is Friday, Aug. 11, from 4…

  • Jul 25th, 2017

Victims identified in fatal four-plex fire in north Auburn

The King County Medical Examiner has identified the 26-year-old man and 4-year-old…

Gang prevention funding included in new state budget

With a rise in violent gang activity in South King County over…

  • Jul 24th, 2017

Police bust 40 during illegal street racing patrols in Kent and neighboring cities

Police officers from Kent, Auburn, Renton and Tukwila worked with the Washington…

Auburn Toastmasters builds leadership skills; new officers kick off club year

Auburn Morning Toastmasters has started the new year with new leadership. Officers…

  • Jul 24th, 2017

Area cadets make the grade, graduate from Washington Youth Academy

By Steven Friederich/Washington Youth Academy At commencement at Auburn High School, A.J.…

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Auburn traffic advisory: SE 304th Street – 108th Avenue SE to 112th Avenue SE

Starting Monday, July 31 through Aug. 1, construction by a private utility…

  • Jul 24th, 2017

Wilson calls for full funding of 2020 census, says Trump budget ‘Puts an accurate census at risk’

Speaking at the annual conference of the National Association of Counties in…

  • Jul 24th, 2017

CERT course open to residents

The City of Auburn Emergency Management Division is offering a Community Emergency…

  • Jul 19th, 2017

Riders stable after three-horse spill at Emerald Downs

Jockeys Eliska Kubinova, Juan Gutierrez and David Martin were all reported in…

  • Jul 23rd, 2017

Sounder trains to run Sunday for Mariners game

Mariners fans can bypass weekend traffic and take Sound Transit’s popular game…

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Community celebrates Algona Days with parade, festivities | PHOTOS

Don “The Reptile King” Riggs has Christine Liljenquist, 5, ride his tortoise,…

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Commission, officials to discuss South King County transportation issues at public meeting July 25

Local officials and community leaders from Kent, Auburn and South King County…

  • Jul 24th, 2017

In-person voter registration deadline is Monday for August primary election

Citizens who want to vote in the Aug. 1 primary election have…

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Two found dead in two-alarm fire in Auburn

A 27-year-old man and a 4-year-old boy perished in a two-alarm fire…

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Rescuing a farm from the weeds

Large family, volunteers from Kent church step in to restore a ‘rented’ Auburn farm

Auburn/Federal Way Boys and Girls Club Breakfast raises $60,000

The recent Auburn/Federal Way Boys and Girls Club Breakfast raised more than…

  • Jul 24th, 2017

Increasing diversity in teaching is the aim of new Highline program

Students benefit from same-race teachers, research shows

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Auburn Police blotter | July 21

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others,…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | July 21

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 267 requests for service between…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Wales explains her absence on car tab fee vote

Had Auburn’s Transportation Benefit District not met that June evening, or had…

Rejection to safe injection facility: Auburn City Council says no

About King County eyeing Auburn as the site for a safe injection…

Video Voters Guide on TV and online

While ballots are arriving for the Aug. 1 primary election, King County…

  • Jul 19th, 2017

Family-friendly outdoor entertainment and blockbuster movies planned for this summer

The Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation Department is excited to announce the…

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Auburn traffic advisory: City wide pavement striping

Beginning Monday, July 24, through the end of September, City wide pavement…

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Auburn Way North utility work starts up at 15th Street Northeast

From July 17, 2017 to July 20, 2017, night time utility construction…

  • Jul 17th, 2017

Work begins Monday on Lake Tapps Parkway project | Road report

Work starts Monday, July 17 on the Lake Tapps Preservation project to…

  • Jul 18th, 2017

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | June 14

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 322 calls for service between…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Auburn Police blotter | July 14

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others,…

  • Jul 14th, 2017