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Safeco Field funding referendum withdrawn

The mysterious backers of the initiative won’t say why, but some think it’s because they couldn’t get funding to gather the necessary signatures.

Auburn man arrested for series of thefts at Costco

Major Crimes Unit detectives and Tukwila Community Police Team detectives culminated a month’s long investigation into a series of purse and wallet thefts at the… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2018

Auburn man pleads not guilty to raping teenage girl

Prosecutors say 52-year-old Ronald Williams raped a 14-year-old girl at this Auburn apartment Oct. 9. At his arraignment at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in… Continue reading

Inaugural Auburn Adventure Film Festival to debut in January

Effort takes unique approach to combining film themes with adventure packages

  • Oct 31, 2018

Bloodworks Northwest in need of Type O blood after sending units to Pittsburgh

Bloodworks Northwest shipped 37 units of Type O blood to Pittsburgh following the tragic mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue last Saturday. Now,… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2018

Shortest ever ‘Obamacare’ enrollment period starts Nov. 1

The Trump administration slashes the time frame to sign up for insurance.

Candidates for state office stake out their positions before Auburn crowd

47th and 31st Legislative districts represented at chamber-backed event

Lakeland Hills Halloween Food Drive honors fallen police officer

Friends and neighbors have organized the inaugural Diego Moreno Food Drive on Halloween Night in Lakeland Hills in honor of the Kent Police officer who… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

Auburn Police blotter | Oct. 26

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Oct. 15 and 20: Oct. 15 Disorderly conduct: 1:40 p.m., 510 E.… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Oct. 26

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 225 calls for service between Oct. 15 and 21, among them the following: Oct. 15 Aid call: 3:18… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2018

Salmon recovery projects underway in area watersheds

More than $4.6 million in grant funding to help habitat restoration efforts throughout King County, including the Green River

  • Oct 26, 2018

Auburn Symphony Orchestra establishes Lee Valenta Legacy Fund

Created in honor of ASO’s founding, retiring general manager Lee Valenta to support the orchestra

  • Oct 25, 2018

King County tax appraisers begin on-site property inspections

Kent one of two dozen areas on the list

Former security guard pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting patient at Auburn addiction facility

King County Prosecutor charges Tumwater man at Phoenix Rising with indecent liberties and assault

Utility work planned for Auburn Way South on Oct. 31-Nov. 1

On Wednesday, Oct. 31, and Thursday, Nov. 1, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., utility work for CenturyLink, by NorthSky Communications, will require a right… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2018

Pitbull attack: Cost of saving his dog overwhelms owner

Gone is the esophageal tube, he’s chomping on dry dog food again, Rosco is back home in Auburn. In all ways, the dog’s physical recovery… Continue reading

Great pumpkin pickup

Kids, families flock to patches

  • Oct 25, 2018

Auburn Food Bank, partners present 25th annual Harvest Breakfast on Nov. 2

Donations to help feed the hungry in the community

  • Oct 24, 2018

Metro revises timeline for RapidRide bus expansion

After originally aiming to build 20 additional fast-service bus lines on high demand routes by 2040, King County Metro has changed its construction timelines and put 13 of those projects on hold.

Update: Federal Way police determine missing student is a runaway

An investigation found that the girl took steps to prepare to leave home.