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Locked up and poor

King County courts use money bail to incarcerate defendants before trial. Should the system be reformed?

Attending the Breakfast for Kids are, from left: Mark Hendricks, Federal Way and Auburn Boys and Girls Club; Jen Cohen, athletic director, University of Washington; Wanda and Ron Crockett; and King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer. COURTESY PHOTO

Federal Way and Auburn Boys and Girls Club breakfast raises a record-breaking $71,470

Breakfast for Kids, an annual fundraiser for the Federal Way and Auburn branch of the King County Boys and Girls Club, raised a record-breaking $71,470.… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2018
Attending the Breakfast for Kids are, from left: Mark Hendricks, Federal Way and Auburn Boys and Girls Club; Jen Cohen, athletic director, University of Washington; Wanda and Ron Crockett; and King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer. COURTESY PHOTO

Jailbreak

Cities criticize Federal Way’s decision to leave 11-year-old SCORE partnership | UPDATED

Work requires lane closures, disruptions on Auburn Way South

On Monday, Sept. 24, through approximately Tuesday, Sept. 25, construction by Miles Resources for the Auburn Way South corridor safety improvement project will require lane… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018

Team Carp raising money in walk to support Auburn dentist

Team Carp is ready to go on a run for an Auburn dentist. The group plans to participate in the PurpleStride Walk to End Pancreatic… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018

Auburn Police blotter | Sept. 21

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Sept. 8 and 17: Sept. 8 Vandalism: Overnight, 2400 I St. NE.… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Sept. 21

Between Sept. 11 and 15, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 250 calls for service, among them the following: Sept. 11 Shooting: 1:32 a.m.,… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018

Senior center thrilled to get money from Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy

When King County voters renewed the six-year Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy last November, they said “yes” to a levy-lid lift that county officials… Continue reading

City awards contract to provide new roadway markings

The work calls for the removal of paint and thermoplastic road channelization lines, and the installation of traffic signage, thermoplastic pavement marking symbols and stop… Continue reading

Catch Sounder train to Seahawks game Sept. 23

Stops in Auburn, Kent and Tukwila before reaching Seattle

Auburn area students named to UW dean’s list

Students from the Auburn area have been named to the dean’s list at the University of Washington for spring quarter. To qualify for the dean’s… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2018

Salmon SEEson’ returns: Spot fish coming home to King County rivers and streams

Native salmon – including sockeye, chinook, coho and chum – have begun their journey from the open ocean to their birthplaces in streams and rivers… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2018

Gerstman chosen as vice president at Highline College

Higher ed, fundraising veteran to join leadership team

  • Sep 17, 2018

World War II veterans are special guests at breakfast

World War II veterans attended a quarterly breakfast sponsored by the Muckelshoot Casino and Inter-Tribal Warriors Society on Saturday, Sept. 15. From left: Donald Hason,… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2018

Construction on South 316th Street to necessitate closure Sept. 21-24 | UPDATES

Beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, through 5 a.m. on Sept. 24, construction work by Tunista Construction for the Evergreen Safe Routes to… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2018

Show of classic chrome

Hot Rod Garage Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show shines at the Bus Barn Bonanza Bazaar

  • Sep 16, 2018

Mayor’s food drive begins week of Sept. 24

Put donations out on your Waste Management collection day

  • Sep 16, 2018

3 students injured in Federal Way school bus crash in Auburn

The school bus was traveling down 51st Avenue with three students on board.

  • Sep 16, 2018

Auburn Police blotter | Sept. 14

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Sept. 4 and 8: Sept. 4 Vandalism: Overnight, 762 Outlet Collection Drive… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2018