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Senate passes Das bill to ban single-use plastic bags

Measure goes to House next

  • Mar 6, 2019

Guier to seek her second full term as Pacific’s mayor

Leanne Guier says her passion for public service has compelled her to run for reelection as Pacific’s mayor. “I am doing all that I can… Continue reading

Sen. Phil Fortunato, R-Auburn, on the Senate floor. COURTESY PHOTO, Washington State Legislature

Fortunato asks governor to reimburse state patrol and pay for ongoing costs

Auburn senator doesn’t want taxpayers burdened by Inslee’s campaign

  • Mar 6, 2019
Sen. Phil Fortunato, R-Auburn, on the Senate floor. COURTESY PHOTO, Washington State Legislature
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Auburn Police need help to identify robber

Auburn Police are looking for any help in identifying the individual in these surveillance photos. The man was involved in a robbery in the area… Continue reading

  • Mar 5, 2019
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Ferguson contacts WA sheriffs about enforcing gun control measure

Letter addresses points of confusion over Initiative 1639

  • Mar 4, 2019
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King County Metro is working to improve the transit network serving the Kent, Auburn and Renton communities and expand RapidRide bus service to the area. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Metro

Metro invites input from Auburn residents on future RapidRide line and other area improvements

King County Metro releases survey to gather feedback from communities on transportation needs

  • Mar 4, 2019
King County Metro is working to improve the transit network serving the Kent, Auburn and Renton communities and expand RapidRide bus service to the area. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Metro
A wildfire near Darrington in 2017. Photo courtesy of Northwest Washington Incident Management Team

National Guard could see pay bump for wildfire response

House passes bill with 94-0 vote

  • Mar 4, 2019
A wildfire near Darrington in 2017. Photo courtesy of Northwest Washington Incident Management Team
Protest in Caracas, Venezuela, on Jan. 23, 2019. wikimedia/Voice of America

Local activists push back against intervention in Venezuelan crisis

Anti-war group Answer Coalition plans protest March 16 at Seattle Central College

Protest in Caracas, Venezuela, on Jan. 23, 2019. wikimedia/Voice of America

Daddy Daughter Dance Sock Hop kicks up community center | PHOTOS

MaKaela Meyers, 6, above, dances with her dad, Jacob, during the Daddy Daughter Dance Sock Hop at the Auburn Community & Event Center last Saturday.… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2019

Paige the page: Kentlake student serves role for Sen. Das in Olympia

Paige Williams, 15, a sophomore at Kentlake High School, served as a page in the state Senate during the week of Feb. 25. Sen. Mona… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2019

Pacin’ Parson completing 400-mile walk for Seattle Children’s

Stevenson covers distance to thank the hospital for treating his cancer-stricken great-grandson

See Ya Later Foundation hosts trivia night fundraiser on March 27

The See Ya Later Foundation hosts a trivia night fundraiser on Wednesday, March 27 at the Auburn Golf Course, 29630 Green River Road SE. The… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2019

It’s official: Inslee is running

Washington’s governor will make climate change a key component of his campaign

Auburn Police blotter | March 1

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Feb 20 and 27. Feb. 20 Theft: 2:11 p.m., 514 E. Main… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2019

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | March 1

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 229 calls for service between Feb. 18 and 24, among which were the following: Feb. 18 Aid call:… Continue reading

  • Mar 1, 2019

Suds up: Geaux Brewery to be part of Saturday’s statewide Beer Open House

For nine years, Washington’s statewide Beer Open House has allowed suds lovers to look behind the scenes at some of Washington’s most innovative breweries. That… Continue reading

Police looking for shooter who struck, injured motorist; public can help

Auburn Police are looking for an unknown suspect who shot and injured a driver early Thursday morning. The victim, a 67-year-old man, was driving in… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2019

Soos Creek Botanical Garden Heritage Center embraces for new season

Heritage center features artifacts used by local pioneers at home and work, including an 1890s horse buggy

  • Feb 28, 2019

Auburn to play its part in coalition

City signs onto South King Housing and Homelessness Partners

Sound Transit seeks public comment about new light rail yard site

Dick’s Drive-In in Kent one of six potential locations

  • Feb 27, 2019