Local legislators hope to find property tax relief

Strong revenue forecast opens possibilities in Olympia


Museum of Flight offers new scholarships opportunities

Deadline to apply is March 30

  • Feb 21, 2018


Algona’s Schunke appointed to WaterWorks Grant Ranking Committee

The King County Council on Tuesday unanimously confirmed the appointment of James Schunke to the King County WaterWorks Grant Ranking Committee. Schunke serves as the… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2018


Punching back at Parkinson’s

Boxing program helps those fight debilitating disease

Auburn traffic advisory: reconstruction of railroad crossings begins in March

Beginning March 3 through March 4, reconstruction of railroad crossings by Union Pacific Railroad will require full closure of westbound and eastbound lanes on 37th… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2018

Mayor earns national award

American Medical Association honors Backus for her work in the community

  • Feb 19, 2018

Miloscia to hold 30th District telephone town hall meeting Tuesday

Residents will have a chance to learn more about issues before the 2018 Legislature by taking part in a one-hour telephone town hall meeting Tuesday,… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2018

Register early for Petpalooza’s 3K/5K Dog Trot

Registration for Auburn’s Dog Trot 3K/5K Fun Run is underway. Save money and register early for the fun and popular run May 19 at Game… Continue reading

  • Feb 18, 2018

Police determine no shots fired at Highline College

All clear message given to campus, lockdown over

Authorities seek witnesses to an injury hit-and-run collision

Detectives are requesting anyone who may have witnessed a rollover collision on State Route 18 near the Auburn/Black Diamond Road to contact them. At approximately… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2018

Early morning fire damages several rooms at Auburn Motel

No reported injuries to civilians or firefighters

  • Feb 16, 2018

Weather cancels overnight lane and ramp closures for this holiday weekend

For the Reporter Closures scheduled for this weekend in the State Route 167 and Interstate 405 interchange area have been canceled due to forecast inclement… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2018

Auburn Police blotter | Feb. 16

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Feb. 8 and 12: Feb. 8 Burglary: 4:50 a.m., 1002 37th St.… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2018

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Feb. 16

Between Feb. 5 and 10, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 225 calls for service, among them the following: Feb. 5 Accident: 1:22 p.m.,… Continue reading

  • Feb 16, 2018

Auburn traffic advisory: 15th Street SW – Perimeter Road to Industry Drive SW

Beginning Friday, Feb. 16, through approximately Feb. 21, railway work by Union Pacific Railroad’s contractor will require short-term intermittent traffic stoppages for east and west… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2018

Taxpayers deserve property tax relief now, says Fortunato

For the Reporter Sen. Phil Fortunato, R-Auburn, expressed his desire to return taxpayer money in the form of relief from the Democratic property tax increases… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2018

New flood protection project set

Section of White River flood barriers at Pacific Park to be removed temporarily for work crew access

  • Feb 15, 2018

Sen. Fain analyzes changes to property tax system

A look at school funding

  • Feb 15, 2018
Washington State Capitol. Photo by Nicole Jennings

Washington may soon teach sexual abuse prevention in schools

The State Legislature is considering training aimed at improving child safety.

Washington State Capitol. Photo by Nicole Jennings

Auburn delegation takes in South Korea

Guests enjoy Winter Games’ opening ceremony, festivities at Sister City Pyeongchang