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Green River College’s Prime Time Program has successful fall kickoff

Green River College’s Prime Time Program kicked off its year with an afternoon social at the downtown Auburn Center on Nov. 3. The program featured… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

Former Kent-Meridian High School employee charged with raping student

A former office staff worker at Kent-Meridian High School was arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged with child rape Thursday in connection with a sexual relationship… Continue reading

Auburn Police blotter | Nov. 17

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Nov. 8 and 12: Nov. 8 Recovered vehicle: 10:50 a.m., 300 block… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Nov. 17

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 223 calls for service between Nov. 6 and 12, among them the following: Nov. 6 Aid call: 11:45… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

Washington Healthplanfinder calls on customers to beat the rush, get covered Saturday

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange has announced that expanded in-person help will be available Saturday, Nov. 18 for “Get Covered WA” – a statewide effort… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2017

Auburn traffic advisory: West Valley Highway and South 287th Street

From Monday, Nov. 20, through Wednesday, Nov. 23, construction of the North Auburn Logistics Development Project by Santana Trucking will continue to require alternating traffic… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2017

Casting call: ‘Hoarders’ seeking participants for new episodes

The award-winning A&E show “Hoarders” is shooting new episodes and looking for the biggest, baddest hoards in the Northwest. If you have a friend or… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2017

Auburn School District automotive program receives $10,000 grant from Ingersoll Rand Foundation

Auburn is one of 50 high schools in eight states to receive a $10,000 grant from the Ingersoll Rand Foundation to fund improvements to its… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

King County assessor urges state congressional delegation to oppose Trump tax plan

King County Assessor John Wilson on Wednesday called on the members of the Washington State congressional delegation to oppose changes to the tax code proposed… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

Auburn Veterans Day Parade announces award winners

The City of Auburn has announced the winners of its 52nd annual Veterans Day Parade held last Saturday. The parade route was lined with supporters… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

King County Council approves simplified Metro Transit fares

The Metropolitan King County Council unanimously approved steps on Monday to simplify Metro Transit’s complex fare structure to a flat $2.75 adult fare. The new… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

First arrested for fatal shooting, Auburn man now charged with illegal possession of a weapon and assault

The King County Prosecutor says Kevin Hauenstein acted in self-defense when he shot 27-year-old Eric Joseph Juarez-Peltier while the two were arguing on the second… Continue reading

Delta Air Lines, Habitat for Humanity SKC dedicate second home in community for veterans

More than 300 Delta volunteers build the home in six weeks

  • Nov 15, 2017

Dreamers, supporters urge U.S. Rep. Reichert to move fast on Dream Act

Demonstration in Auburn is one of many recent actions throughout the nation calling for swift congressional action

City studies ordinance that would help police in fight against illegal drug activity

On Monday, City leaders talked about an ordinance that would hand the Auburn Police Department a new weapon in the fight against illegal drug activity.… Continue reading

‘All Things Medicare’ event coming to senior center on Dec. 2

The Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) presents a free “All Things Medicare” event on Saturday, Dec. 2 at the Auburn Senior Center, 808 Ninth… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2017

Auburn honors veterans with a parade filled with color and pride | PHOTOS

Flags, families and tens of thousands of spectators line Main Street for the 52st annual event

  • Nov 13, 2017

Developer of old Valley 6 property announces pre-leasing

It has been four years since the Valley 6 Drive-In theaters came down, a harbinger, it was said at the time, of a large-scale commercial… Continue reading

Retired periodontist to be honored for service to veterans at Auburn Veterans Parade

Dr. Theresa Cheng has received the 2017 Washington State Outstanding Service to Veterans – Superior Award from the Governor’s Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee. Cheng will… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

Auburn Police blotter | Nov. 10

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service between Nov. 2 and 6: Nov. 2 Fraud: 5 p.m., 12900 block of Southeast 296th Way.… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017