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Crack seal project to impact various city streets | UPDATES

Beginning Sept. 19, through the end of September, construction work by Doolittle Construction, for the 2019 Citywide Crack Seal Project, will require intermittent lane closures… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2019

 

Sprinkler system drowns apartment fire on Lea Hill, no one hurt

Valley Regional Fire Authority personnel responded to a small fire in one unit of the Cedar Ridge apartments on Lea Hill Wednesday afternoon to discover… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2019

 

Missing Enumclaw man who worked as BNSF engineer in Auburn found dead in Oregon

The girlfriend of an Enumclaw man who’d been missing for 17 days told investigators Tuesday she had found his body on her property in Oregon.… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2019

 

Sound Transit CEO provides updates on light rail link extensions at Good Eggs breakfast

Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff joined King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer’s September Good Eggs breakfast at Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club in Federal… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2019
Waste Management presents a $1,500 check to the Auburn Food Bank in the community’s fight against hunger on Thursday at City Hall. From left, Laura Moser, municipal & community relations manager at Waste Management; Debbie Christian, executive director of the Auburn Food Bank; and Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus. COURTESY PHOTO, Waste Management

Mayor Backus kicks off food drive in partnership with Auburn Food Bank and Waste Management

Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus and Auburn Food Bank Director Debbie Christian on Thursday morning kicked off the 2019 Mayor’s Day of Concern for the Hungry… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2019
Waste Management presents a $1,500 check to the Auburn Food Bank in the community’s fight against hunger on Thursday at City Hall. From left, Laura Moser, municipal & community relations manager at Waste Management; Debbie Christian, executive director of the Auburn Food Bank; and Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus. COURTESY PHOTO, Waste Management

National Preparedness Month – ‘Prepared, Not Scared’

September is National Preparedness Month, a time for families and communities to get ready for disasters and emergencies before they strike. The State Fire Marshal’s… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2019

Bringing the region together to fight homelessness

Auburn support efforts to combine resources and efforts regionally to address the crisis

  • Sep 19, 2019
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King County alcohol production ordinance could be approved by year’s end

Update to county code has been more than a year in the making.

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Sound Transit CEO provides updates on light rail link extensions at Good Eggs breakfast

Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff joined King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer’s September Good Eggs breakfast at Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club in Federal… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2019
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New in blue: Officer Faddis joins Auburn Police force

District Court Judge Matthew York swears in the latest addition to the Auburn Police Department’s blue crew, Officer Jonathan Faddis, at the Justice Building on… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2019
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Cascade Middle School student releases her first single

Autumn Helene Chociej, a 12-year-old honors student at Cascade Middle School in Auburn, has released her first single, “You Won’t Regret A Thing.” It can… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2019

City moves ahead to garner money for affordable housing

Budget effect for Auburn? Worth about $155,000 per year for the next 20 years

Auburn revels in High School Nation

Music festival entertains students, part of a 40-stop tour of schools throughout the country this fall

‘See Ya Later’ Banquet and Auction returns to Emerald Downs on Oct. 5

The “See Ya Later” Banquet and Auction comes to Emerald Downs on Saturday, Oct. 5. Proceeds benefit the SYL Foundation, which provides support and resources… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2019

Main Street Festival to embrace downtown Auburn on Saturday

Music and food, fun and games come to downtown Auburn for the Main Street Festival on Saturday. The festival, presented by the Auburn Downtown Association,… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2019

Four Auburn businesses in the running for King County Executive’s Small Business Awards

Four Auburn businesses are finalists for King County Executive Dow Constantine’s Small Business Awards for 2019. Constantine, who created the award in 2009 to recognize… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2019
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Two new confirmed cases of severe lung disease related to vaping products in Washington

Washington State Department of Health officials confirm two new cases of severe pulmonary disease linked to vaping. These cases were identified by the Spokane Regional… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2019

KCSO found all but one of the 108 allegations of excessive or unnecessary use of force were justified

The Office of Law Enforcement Oversight has released its annual 2018 report.

King County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit conducts a search for a man in the Green River on Tuesday. COURTESY, KCSO

Medical Examiner identifies body found in Green River as 16-year-old boy

King County’s Major Crimes Detectives are investigating the death of the young man whose body was found in the Green River Tuesday afternoon as a… Continue reading

King County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit conducts a search for a man in the Green River on Tuesday. COURTESY, KCSO