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City of Auburn ‘separates’ from chief of police

Assistant Chief Mark Caillier to serve as acting chief

  • Nov 26, 2019

House fire displaces family; no one injured

A house fire early Tuesday morning displaced two adults, two teens and two dogs, the Valley Regional Fire Authority tweeted. Fire engulfed the residence at… Continue reading

  • Nov 26, 2019

Impacting health care in the community

South King Health Foundation’s initial campaign brings in $1.5 million for MultiCare medical centers | PHOTOS

VRFA, school staff member douse small fire at Hazelwood Elementary

Valley Regional Fire Authority crews responded to a report of a small fire in a bathroom at Hazelwood Elementary in Auburn just before 9:30 a.m.… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2019

Cascade Warbirds offers aviation scholarships

Cascade Warbirds, an organization that promotes the restoration, preservation, operation and public display of historically significant military aircraft, is offering scholarships for Private Pilot Ground… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2019

Auburn Police blotter | Nov. 22

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Nov. 14 and 17: Nov. 14 Weapons offense: 9:26 a.m., 28900 124th… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2019

VRFA blotter | Nov. 22

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 260 calls for service between Nov. 11 and 17, among them the following: Nov. 11 Aid call: 3:45… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2019

City takes state authorized TBD under its wing

State lawmakers called transportation benefit districts into being as independent taxing districts to build, improve, provide and fund transportation improvements within their boundaries. That’s all.… Continue reading

A young girl holds up a ‘Don’t Pollute I Live Here’ sign in the crowd during the Youth Climate Strike at Cal Anderson Park on Friday, March 15, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

King County builds blueprint for health, climate change

The plan will inform how the Board of Health addresses climate change-related health issues.

A young girl holds up a ‘Don’t Pollute I Live Here’ sign in the crowd during the Youth Climate Strike at Cal Anderson Park on Friday, March 15, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Separate is not equal: a fight for justice, a landmark case

Sylvia Mendez and her family fought for school desegregation more than 70 years ago

South King County Fire conducting live fire training on Nov. 26

The South King County Fire Training Consortium (SKCFTC) conducts live fire training on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 1590 Thornton Ave. SW, Pacific, from 8 a.m.… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2019

Mulenga, Baggett and Jeyaraj headed for victory in city council races

Holman and Grames separated by a whisker in bid for school board position

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Two teenagers injured after crashing vehicle into the rear loading dock at Walgreens

Two teenagers were injured when they crashed a vehicle into the rear loading dock at Walgreens early Tuesday morning, the Valley Regional Fire Authority reported.… Continue reading

  • Nov 19, 2019
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A better way to roll: Washingtonians encouraged to help shape state’s active transportation plan

People who live in Washington have an opportunity to help create a vision for a transportation system that supports all modes of travel – including… Continue reading

  • Nov 19, 2019

July’s Monroe earthquake is informing plans for future danger

Gathered by lucky accident, data from the 4.6-magnitude quake could help assess bigger hazards.

Courtesy of Washington Secretary of State’s Office
Courtesy of Washington Secretary of State’s Office

Neely Mansion Victorian Holiday Tea to offer three seatings on Dec. 7

The Neely Mansion Association hosts its Neely Mansion Victorian Holiday Tea – a holiday tradition – for three seatings on Saturday, Dec. 7 at the… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2019
RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Register for the Santa Parade set for Dec. 7

Registration is open for Auburn’s Dec. 7 Santa Parade on Main Street. The downtown parade will begin at 4:30 p.m. Participants are asked to report… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2019
RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Auburn Turkey Trot set for Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28

The Auburn Public Schools Foundation’s 5K fundraiser comes to Sunset Park on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28. The Auburn Turkey Trot will begin at 9 a.m.… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2019

Washington state bans vapor products containing vitamin E acetate

The Washington State Board of Health on Monday expanded its emergency rule on vapor products to include a new section banning the sale of vapor… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2019