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Auburn woman blazes a trail for dogs

Longtime trainer devotes lifetime to the sport of agility dogs, earning a spot in the hall of fame

Auburn Police blotter | Feb. 1

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Jan. 22 and 27: Jan. 22 Trespassing: 8:53 a.m., 1575 Lake Tapps… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2019

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Feb. 1

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 231 calls for service between Jan. 21 and 27, among them the following: Jan. 21 Suspicious fire: 12:29… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2019

Auburn’s inaugural Adventure Film Festival inspires audience to seek new experiences

Program highlights community’s thriving arts and outdoors scene

  • Jan 31, 2019

Soroptimists host Cupid’s Crab and Brew Fest benefit on Feb. 9

Soroptimist International of Auburn hosts its Cupid’s Crab and Brew Fest at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Auburn Community & Event Center, 910… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2019

Drivers who text in school zones may face steep fines

Bill would double fine for motorists caught using a cellphone or device in school zone

  • Jan 30, 2019

Secretary Wyman applauds Senate vote to give Washington an earlier presidential primary

Secretary of State Kim Wyman praised the Washington Senate for Wednesday’s significant 29-18 vote on Senate Bill 5273 to move the presidential primary earlier in… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2019

Tribe, WSDOT and city of Auburn to hold open house on SR 164 project | Updated

Officials to look at possible fixes to the highway

Auburn Police nab suspect in garage-door-opener-theft caper

Auburn Police officers responded to vehicle prowl reports late on Jan. 22 or early on Jan. 23 in the Lakeland Hills area. From some vehicles,… Continue reading

New Metro bus shelter brings comfort to people on the go

Peloza, von Reichbauer, Metro usher in welcomed upgrade

Staff Sgt. Katie Schmid is unsure how President Trump’s transgender military ban will affect her. Photo courtesy of Katie Schmid

Impact of transgender military ban unknown for local personnel

A week after the Supreme Court ruling, active-duty service members remain uncertain about their future.

Staff Sgt. Katie Schmid is unsure how President Trump’s transgender military ban will affect her. Photo courtesy of Katie Schmid

Paving to require closures, disruptions on West Valley Highway North | Updates

On Wednesday, Jan. 30, through approximately Friday, Feb. 1, paving work by AA Asphalting for Puget Sound Energy will require lane closures and disruptions to… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2019

Greater Auburn College and Career Fair set for Feb. 6 | BRIEFLY

The Auburn School District hosts the Greater Auburn College and Career Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Auburn High… Continue reading

  • Jan 29, 2019

King County Council approves fossil fuel moratorium

Six-month moratorium on new fossil fuel infrastructure was narrowly approved

Evergreen Heights Elementary School Timberwolves Dinner and Auction set for March 9

The Evergreen Heights Elementary School Timberwolves Dinner and Auction is Saturday, March 9, from 5:30 to 9 p.m., at the Auburn Community and Event Center,… Continue reading

  • Jan 28, 2019

Food bank to let its clients do the picking

Changes made for more efficient service

Measles is most dangerous for young children. (Wikicommons media)

Measles outbreak puts Washington under state of emergency

Health officials said un-immunized groups of students in schools can pose an increased risk of spreading preventable diseases

Measles is most dangerous for young children. (Wikicommons media)
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VRFA crews douse detached garage fire in Pacific

Valley Regional Fire Authority crews responded to a reported vacant, detached garage fire in the area of Skinner Road and 3rd Avenue Southeast in Pacific… Continue reading

  • Jan 28, 2019
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See Ya Later Foundation hosts trivia night fundraiser on March 27

The See Ya Later Foundation hosts a trivia night fundraiser on Wednesday, March 27 at the Auburn Golf Course, 29630 Green River Road SE. The… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2019

Cascade Warbirds offers 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

  • Jan 25, 2019