City, Corps team up to restore wetland area

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Jul 27, 2014 at 10:44AM

Mayor Nancy Backus got the go-ahead from the City Council Monday night to negotiate the purchase of three parcels of land crucial to the Mill Creek Wetland 5K restoration project west of State Route 167 and south of 15th Street Northwest.


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Reminder: Concert at White River Amphitheatre tonight; expect traffic delays

  • Jul 27, 2014 at 10:29AM

Tonight's Motley Crue concert at the White River Amphitheatre is expected to create traffic delays on Auburn Way South and other parts of the city.

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31st District Republican Pam Roach to pay back state for questionable expense reimbursements

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 9:00PM updated Jul 25, 2014 at 5:22PM

Sen. Roach also to give up getting state funds for P.O. Box and cell phone.

Mayor Backus to negotiate purchase of parcels for Mill Creek project

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jul 25, 2014 at 10:25AM

Auburn and the Seattle District of the Army Corps of Engineers have agreed to work together to rehabilitate that portion of the creek that lies mostly inside the second phase of the Auburn Environmental Park. The project's purpose is to substantially reduce flood hazards and create better conditions for fish and wildlife by providing 17.5 acre-feet of additional flood storage within the floodplain

Lea Hill residents at hearing say they appreciate communal housing moratorium

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jul 25, 2014 at 10:25AM

Residents upset that ordinance, which went into effect in January, allows more than four persons via a conditional use permit process, groove on moratorium to sort out the problems

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