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Trash talk in Auburn

As contract with Waste Management nears its end, city to put out request for proposals from local haulers

Plumber in hot water over workers’ comp scam

An Auburn plumber who lied about working while he was receiving disability payments has been sentenced to serve 45 days in detention. Bobby Eugene Stepp,… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2018

Ensuring each student gets a healthy meal at school and beyond

Auburn Schools nutrition director earns regional recognition

  • May 2, 2018

King County Criminal justice leaders discuss ‘invisible issue’ of gun violence in communities

For the Reporter King County Council member Pete von Reichbauer hosted King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg and King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht at his May… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2018

Secretary of State pushes for pre-paid postage for ballots

Kim Wyman is asking Gov. Jay Inslee for the authority to reimburse counties for postal costs.

DOL plans public hearings on REAL ID marking for standard driver licenses

The Department of Licensing has planned six public hearings this month throughout the state – including one in Kent on May 9 – to receive… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2018

Stober to run for District 47 State House seat

Kent, Auburn mayors endorse him despite recent controversial job resignations

Kent Police arrest man for assault during Planned Parenthood clinic protest

Auburn man struck demonstrator with umbrella on East Hill

Utility rate study, possible hikes mulled

In 2017, the FCS Group entered into a contract with the City of Auburn, obligating the company to complete a water, sewer, and stormwater rate… Continue reading

All-School Food Drive receives big donation numbers

Auburn’s 14th annual All-School/Community Food Drive more than 87,000 pounds of food donations. The drive – the largest coordinated effort between the Auburn School District… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2018

State should pay postage for mail-in ballots, say bipartisan pair of King County senators

For the Reporter With Washington voters having cast their ballots through the mail since 2011, Sens. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, and Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, said the… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2018
Cargo transportation was among the various regional industries driving wage and employment growth in King County. Photo via PxHere

King County employment numbers continue to rise

New statistics show a decrease in unemployment and higher average pay, but the growth may start to slow.

Cargo transportation was among the various regional industries driving wage and employment growth in King County. Photo via PxHere

Auburn Police blotter | April 27

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between April 18 and 23: April 18 Theft: 1:40 p.m., 420 22nd St.… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2018

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | April 27

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | April 27

  • Apr 27, 2018

Stober resigns as communications director for King County assessor

King County Democrats chair to receive $37,700 settlement

Auburn School Board recognizes outstanding staff member | Briefs

The Auburn School District Board of Directors recently recognized Lila Jenkins, office manager at West Auburn High School, as the outstanding staff member of the… Continue reading

Housing in Auburn is one area City officials are assessing as the community looks to the future. FILE PHOTO

Incentives: Which are a good fit for Auburn?

City looking at economic development ideas that may benefit community

Housing in Auburn is one area City officials are assessing as the community looks to the future. FILE PHOTO
All Home board members meet in Seattle on April 23 to talk about its structure. Photo by Josh Kelety

The never-ending search for an effective King County homeless plan

While All Home attempts to address the issue, the group’s lack of actual power results in little change.

All Home board members meet in Seattle on April 23 to talk about its structure. Photo by Josh Kelety