News

Auburn Police blotter | Nov. 16

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Nov. 3 and 9: Nov. 3 Fugitive from justice: 10 a.m., 101… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

 

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Nov. 16

Between Nov. 5 and 11, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 262 calls for service, among them the following: Nov. 5 Aid call: 7:50… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

 

King County approves gun warning sign requirement

Warning signs must be posted in all King County gun stores and firing ranges.

 

State Senate leaders say an outside investigation into a rape allegation made against state Sen. Joe Fain will continue even though he lost his reelection bid. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Senate committee to move forward with investigation into rape allegation against Fain

But some question whether to proceed with probe in wake of Auburn senator losing his reelection bid

State Senate leaders say an outside investigation into a rape allegation made against state Sen. Joe Fain will continue even though he lost his reelection bid. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Highline College hosts Black and Brown Male Summit on Saturday

450-plus Young men of color to attend conference

  • Nov 15, 2018

Auburn Police presents its fireworks analysis to City Council

Report: fewer calls, with an emphasis on Les Gove Park

Prosecutor alleges 17-year-old Auburn-area youth shot friend, will try him for manslaughter

The King County Sheriff’s office says 17-year-old John Mugo had been playing with a 9.mm Ruger pistol off and on or several hours at his… Continue reading

Utility work to affect both directions of A Street SE | UPDATES

Beginning Monday, Nov. 19, through approximately Friday, Nov. 30, utility work by InfraSource for Puget Sound Energy will require lane closures and disruptions to both… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2018
Joe Fain and Mona Das. FILE PHOTOS

Fain concedes election to Das in race for state Senate seat | UPDATE

Auburn Republican falls far behind the Democratic challenger from Covington in latest count

Joe Fain and Mona Das. FILE PHOTOS
Mona Das will represent the 47th District as state senator. COURTESY PHOTO

Das savors victory, ready for the challenge as soon-to-be state senator

Das’ agenda emphasizes helping people who struggle to meet basic needs

Mona Das will represent the 47th District as state senator. COURTESY PHOTO

Road closure notice: 1st Street NE from N Division Street to Auburn Avenue

On Monday, Nov. 19, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. construction work by ABBOTT Construction for the MultiCare Central Utility Plant Project will require a… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2018

Boeing considers moving 1,400 jobs to Kent

Transfers could start in first quarter of 2019

An architectural rendering of what the new Dick Scobee Elementary School will look like. COURTESY, Auburn School District

Public invited to Nov. 14 open house to learn more about new Scobee Elementary School

Building for Learning, a Dick Scobee Community Open House, is set for Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the elementary school, 1031… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2018
An architectural rendering of what the new Dick Scobee Elementary School will look like. COURTESY, Auburn School District
Eric Davis. COURTESY PHOTO

Auburn speaker selected for statewide program

Auburn resident Eric Davis has been selected to serve on Humanities Washington’s Speakers Bureau. Humanities Washington, nonprofit organization, is the state’s affiliate of the National… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2018
Eric Davis. COURTESY PHOTO

Serve and sacrifice: show of honor for veterans, military members

Spectators embrace procession of military units, marching bands and other groups | PHOTOS

  • Nov 12, 2018
Joe Fain and Mona Das. FILE PHOTOS

Fain concedes election to Das in race for state Senate seat | UPDATE

Auburn Republican falls 548 votes behind the Democratic challenger from Covington in latest count

Joe Fain and Mona Das. FILE PHOTOS

Election Results Chart | 2018 | Updated numbers

Auburn-area federal, state races; initiatives

  • Nov 9, 2018

Veteran turns 100 on centennial of WWI ending

Man recalls life, Air Force pilot experience

State Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, speaks on the Senate floor. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Senate committee approves hiring investigator to look into rape allegation against Fain

Seattle woman claims state Senator from Auburn sexually assaulted her in 2007

State Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, speaks on the Senate floor. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Authorities need public’s help to find missing man from Skyway area

Detectives need the public’s help to locate a missing man from the Skyway area. Mark Anthony, 28, was last seen at home in the 13400th… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2018