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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

Google.org grant creates 14 Girl Scouts of Western Washington robotics teams

$50,000 grant inspires girls from underrepresented communities to pursue careers in STEM

  • Nov 10, 2017

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Nov. 10

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 278 calls for service between Oct. 30 and Nov. 5, among them the following: Oct. 30 Aid call:… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

Sen. Fain honored for suicide prevention legislation

Forefront Suicide Prevention recently honored Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, for his role in suicide prevention legislation at its fifth annual suicide awareness dinner fundraiser, Restoring… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

VFW Post 1741 of Auburn holds ‘buddy’ poppy fundraiser

Michael Sepal, U.S. Army retired and life member and Officer of the Day, VFW Post 1741, Auburn, left, greets and presents Chriss Moen, Army retired… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

Forever true to his tribe and mates

Navy veteran honored to have served on submarines, welcomes new arrival to fleet

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

From Monday, Nov. 13, through Friday, Nov. 17, construction of the North Auburn Logistics Development Project by Santana Trucking will continue to require alternating traffic… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2017

Eight community members will help in Highline College presidential search

Eight members of the South King County community have agreed to serve on a subcommittee to help in the search to replace Jack Bermingham, who… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2017

Auburn reminds parade goers about flag etiquette

Auburn Post 78 American Legionnaire Roger Olsen, Mayor Nancy Backus and Auburn’s Veterans Day event organizers wish to remind visitors to Auburn’s events on Saturday… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2017

Tahoma National Cemetery presents Veterans Day ceremony

The 20th Veterans Day Program at Tahoma National Cemetery on Saturday, celebrates and honors all military members who served, past and present. This year’s theme… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2017

Auburn’s Veterans Day program continues proud tradition

Flags, families and tens of thousands of spectators will line Main Street for the 52st annual event at 11 a.m. Saturday

  • Nov 9, 2017

Two plead not guilty in stabbing death of Orting man

The King County Prosecutor says Austin Eugene Glore repeatedly stabbed 35-year-old Bryce Pearson as he lay helpless on the ground near the Big Foot Java… Continue reading