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Man who confessed to ‘racist attack’ in Auburn won’t face federal hate crime charges

The 18-year-old Auburn man who last week confessed to beating a 26-year-old African-American man unconscious with a baseball bat and shouting racist remarks at him… Continue reading

Auburn woman and Valley Com supervisor honored

The Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International recently selected Auburn’s Denese Moore of the 911 Emergency Communications Center as Supervisor of the Year… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2018

Auburn School District, teachers agree on two-year contract

More state money: Educators to receive salary increases of 11 percent in the first year, 1.9 percent in the second year.

See Ya Later Foundation Dinner and Auction set for Oct. 6

A benefit for families fraught by a medical crisis; sponsors, donations wanted

  • Aug 28, 2018
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Hot Rod Garage Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show is Sept. 15

Classic cars, vehicles part of fundraiser at Bus Barn Bonanza Bazaar and Flea Market

  • Aug 28, 2018
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Soldiers dressed in World War I uniforms march down Main Street during last year’s Veterans Parade in Auburn. The parade featured more than 200 entries and nearly 6,000 parade participants showcasing American strength of will, endurance and purpose. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Registration underway for the 53rd annual Veterans Parade

Award-winning event returns Nov. 10 on Auburn’s Main Street

  • Aug 28, 2018
Soldiers dressed in World War I uniforms march down Main Street during last year’s Veterans Parade in Auburn. The parade featured more than 200 entries and nearly 6,000 parade participants showcasing American strength of will, endurance and purpose. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Seniors take wing

Foundation honors elderly military veterans with flights in an historic, open-cockpit, two-seater biplane

Construction work set for M Street SE | Updates

On Thursday, Aug. 30, through Friday, Aug. 31, construction work by Rodarte Construction, Inc. for the 2017 Citywide Storm Repair and Replacement project will require… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2018

Auburn Police blotter | Aug. 24

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Aug. 14 and Aug. 18: Aug. 14 Misdemeanor vandalism: Overnight, 12800 block… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2018

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Aug. 24

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 235 calls for service between Aug. 13 and 19, among them the following: Aug.13 Aid call: 12:48 p.m.,… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2018

City Council awards contract for A Street safety upgrades

A handful of improvements along the A Street Southeast Corridor between 3rd Street Southeast and the East Valley Highway Access Road would do a lot… Continue reading

Woolsey appointed new ASO executive director

Joins symphony’s new music director, Wesley Schulz

  • Aug 22, 2018

Council approves legal reforms, making it easier for city attorneys to do their jobs

State law gives Superior Court the sole authority in King County to prosecute felonies like murder and armed robbery and leaves the prosecution of lesser… Continue reading

Counting on volunteers to tally people who walk and bike

Statewide partnership preparing for annual count Sept. 25-27

  • Aug 22, 2018

Child found dead in early morning fire

Father, two other girls escape blaze at Clearwater Ridge Apartments in Auburn

  • Aug 22, 2018

21 complete CERT training course

Latest class brings total number of graduates in the local program to 797

  • Aug 21, 2018

King County bans solitary confinement of juveniles

Policy shift comes as part of a settlement in response to a 2017 lawsuit

Please don’t tread on wet paint: citywide pavement striping underway

Crews are striping arterial and collector roads throughout Auburn through the end of September. Please do not follow paint vehicles too closely or cross over… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2018

One Table has no clear game plan for regional homelessness

Seattle and King County’s joint task force to address the crisis still only has vague strategies

Police investigating shooting that injured two teens

Auburn Police are investigating a shooting that left two teenagers injured following a dispute at an apartment on Tuesday, Aug. 14. Officers – responding to… Continue reading