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The Auburn Veterans Parade is one of the largest of its kind in the country. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Parade, events fill Saturday to honor veterans

For the Reporter Nearly 6,000 participants, 200 entries and 25 marching bands will proceed down Auburn’s Main Street from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2019
The Auburn Veterans Parade is one of the largest of its kind in the country. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

State Housing Finance Commission paves way for 500 new apartments in north Auburn

The Washington State Housing Finance Commission has approved bonds and housing tax credits that will build 500 affordable apartments for individuals, families, persons with disabilities,… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2019

TBA on TBD? Council to hold public hearing on transportation benefit districts

Auburn’s leaders are weighing a 2015 change in state law that allows cities with transportation benefit districts to assume their powers, rights and functions as… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2019

Auburn snuffs out smoking, vaping, tobacco use in parks

Ordinance aligns with city’s Blue Ribbon Committee goals

U.S. Eighth Congressional District Rep. Kim Schrier listens closely as Dr. Arun Matthews explains advances MultiCare Auburn Medical Center has made in recent years. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Rep. Schrier tours Auburn hospital, hears about improvements

Congresswoman feels at home at remodeled medical center

U.S. Eighth Congressional District Rep. Kim Schrier listens closely as Dr. Arun Matthews explains advances MultiCare Auburn Medical Center has made in recent years. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter
The flood-prone White River along the banks of Pacific. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

County approves $300,000 for Butte Avenue Flood Mitigation Project

The King County Flood Control Board on Wednesday passed a budget that includes $300,000 for the Butte Avenue Flood Mitigation Project. The project will reduce… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2019
The flood-prone White River along the banks of Pacific. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Burnett leads Mulenga in tightest Auburn City Council race; Baggett and Jeyaraj confident

With the numbers bound to change after each new count, what can be said in the aftermath of Tuesday night’s general election in Auburn is… Continue reading

Loria Yeadon, CEO and president of the YMCA of Greater Seattle, high-fives a child who was with his family during the mid-September grand opening of the new YMCA on Kent’s East Hill. COURTESY PHOTO, Brandon Patoc (patoc.co)

YMCA to acquire Nexus Youth and Families to tackle youth homelessness, mental illness

The YMCA of Greater Seattle voted to acquire Nexus Youth and Families, a nonprofit organization that has provided youth homelessness and behavioral health services in… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2019
Loria Yeadon, CEO and president of the YMCA of Greater Seattle, high-fives a child who was with his family during the mid-September grand opening of the new YMCA on Kent’s East Hill. COURTESY PHOTO, Brandon Patoc (patoc.co)

I-976 is passing, worrying transit advocates

The initiative promises $30 car tabs, but opponents say it will destroy state transit infrastructure.

Voters are narrowly rejecting affirmative action

The no camp on affirmative action is winning by just over one point.

King County Council

King County Council incumbents ahead, with the exception of Gossett

Preliminary results are in for the King County Council races.

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Open house for the new Pioneer Elementary School is Nov. 13

The community can get a peek of what the new Pioneer Elementary School will look like at an open house on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2019

PSE working to restore power to households in north Auburn

A small power outage occurred in north Auburn due to a construction accident that caused some branches to come down on some power lines, city… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2019

Muckleshoots, Seahawks form 10-year partnership; tribe’s rich history will be on display at stadium events

The Muckleshoot Indian Tribe have entered into a 10-year partnership with the Seattle Seahawks. As part of the arrangement, which was celebrated at an announcement… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2019
Co-founder Rashad Norris, director of Highline College community engagement, with Black and Brown Male Summit planning committee member, Loyal Allen, associate dean for Student Funding Services, at last year’s Black and Brown Male Summit. COURTESY PHOTO, Highline College

Black and Brown Male Summit celebrates 10 years at Highline College

Organizers seek to honor past, present and future with three-day event

  • Nov 2, 2019
Co-founder Rashad Norris, director of Highline College community engagement, with Black and Brown Male Summit planning committee member, Loyal Allen, associate dean for Student Funding Services, at last year’s Black and Brown Male Summit. COURTESY PHOTO, Highline College

City to set hearing on proposal to assume the powers of its independent TBD

State lawmakers called transportation benefit districts into existence as independent taxing districts solely to build, improve, provide and fund transportation improvements within their boundaries, which… Continue reading

Applications being accepted for Smart Choices Scholarships

The WIAA, Dairy Farmers of Washington and Les Schwab Tires provide the eighth annual Smart Choices College Scholarship, which will recognize one female and one… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2019
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King County Council authorizes staff to draft road levy ballot measure

The county is projected to run out of capital funding for roads and bridges by 2025.

Sound Publishing file photo

Auburn says boo

Families, children invade Les Gove Park for treats and games, fun and some sun | PHOTOS

  • Nov 1, 2019

Person seriously injured in vehicular crash on Peasley Canyon Road

Auburn Police are investigating a two-vehicle, head-on collision on Peasley Canyon Road in Auburn late Thursday morning. Valley Regional Fire Authority crews were on the… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2019