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Alert: Four events at White River Amphitheatre this week

The city of Auburn Traffic Division, Police Department and Streets Division will be working in the coming days and weeks to accommodate the extra activities,… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2019

Two motorcyclists die in two days along Highway 167

Another rider injured in I-5 crash

AuburnFest celebration: register, join the parade

Fun run, vendors, car show also open to participants at summertime showcase

  • Jun 10, 2019

Cascade Water Alliance to begin milfoil treatment at Lake Tapps in July

Cascade Water Alliance, which owns and operates the Lake Tapps Reservoir, conducted two milfoil surveys this spring. Based on these surveys, Cascade is announcing its… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2019
Amateur Radio Field Day demonstrates ham radio’s ability to work reliably under any conditions from almost any location and create an independent communications network. COURTESY PHOTO

Amateur Radio Field Day on June 22-23 demonstrates science, skill and service

Members of the Auburn Area Emergency Communications Team (AAECT) participate in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise June 22-23 at Game Farm Wilderness Park,… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2019
Amateur Radio Field Day demonstrates ham radio’s ability to work reliably under any conditions from almost any location and create an independent communications network. COURTESY PHOTO

Auburn Police blotter | June 7

The Auburn Police Department responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between May 29 and June 2: May 29 Trespassing: 8:30 a.m.,… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | June 7

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 234 calls for service between May 27 and June 2, among them the following: May 27 Aid call:… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019

Police officers honored for life-saving work in the field

At about 1:40 a.m. on March 16, a young man on a 2007 Suzuki BT-800 motorcycle capped off a night of red-light running by barreling… Continue reading

Zumper.com: Auburn has 17th highest one-bedroom rental rate among 20 Seattle-metro area cities

Auburn is the 17th most expensive city among 20 in the Seattle Metro area in which to rent a one-bedroom house, a room, a condo… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2019

VRFA crews extinguish Auburn four-plex fire; family of four displaced

A family of four – two adults, two children – were displaced from a fire that struck an Auburn four-plex building in the 2800 block… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2019

Relay for Life opens Friday at French Field

Annual American Cancer Society fundraiser

  • Jun 6, 2019

Light rail extension to Kent, Federal Way on target for 2024

Major construction to begin in 2020

City Council delays action on racial equity training

Auburn self-examining its own policies as it works on a program with Racing to Equity to provide instruction

Auburn’s Brandt earns rank of Eagle Scout

Jack Brandt of Auburn Boy Scout Troop 401 recently earned the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout, something achieved by fewer than 5 percent of all… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2019

Spreading the love

Way Scarff Ford/Isuzu delivers 1,612½ pounds of peanut butter to Auburn Food Bank

  • Jun 5, 2019

27 years of going ‘the extra mile’

Ilalko Elementary School celebrates milestone Mile Run; tradition continues for staff, students, guests

  • Jun 5, 2019

Groundbreaking for new Scobee Elementary School set for June 7

Scobee, you’re next. Auburn’s next elementary school replacement project is ready to kick up some dirt. The public is invited to join Auburn School District… Continue reading

Officer-involved fatal shooting under investigation

Subject reportedly was in a rage, throwing items, hitting and kicking things

Funding now available to public agencies for drought relief

Public agencies experiencing hardships related to drought conditions may now be eligible for funds to ease drought-related effects. Beginning Tuesday, the Washington Department of Ecology… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2019