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King County Green Schools Program recognizes Auburn schools | Briefs

Program benefits include reduced resource and energy use

  • Jun 23, 2019

Splendid landmark

Community comes to celebrate Neely Mansion’s 125th anniversary

  • Jun 23, 2019

Capping the journey

Graduating seniors from Auburn Mountainview High School’s class of ‘19 toss their caps into the air at the end of commencement at Auburn Memorial Stadium… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

Model aircraft hobbyists host 38th annual Stuntathon Saturday, Sunday in Auburn

Local model aircraft hobbyists host the 38th annual Stuntathon, a premier Northwest all-stunt contest for model aircrafts, Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23, at… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

Proposed for the neighborhood

Facilty to house patients who’ve finished mental health treatment and need to re-enter the community coming to Auburn

Auburn Police blotter | June 21

The Auburn Police Department responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between June 11 and 17: June 11 Felony harassment: 7:50 a.m.,… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | June 21

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 276 calls for service between June 10 and 16, among them the following: June 10 Aid call: 6:39… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019
The YMCA is teaming up with Google to host workshops for parents to help teach families about online safety and digital citizenship. COURTESY IMAGE, Google

Auburn Valley YMCA hosts free workshop on internet safety

Y joins Google’s campaign to help families create healthy digital habits

  • Jun 21, 2019
The YMCA is teaming up with Google to host workshops for parents to help teach families about online safety and digital citizenship. COURTESY IMAGE, Google

Q/A: all about enhanced services facilities

Here is some of what the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services has to say about enhanced services facilities: Question: What is the… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2019

Auburn company to pay DOE $5,000 to settle appeal of penalty

A specialty wood finishing company in Auburn will pay the Department of Ecology $5,000 under an agreement to settle an appeal of a larger penalty.… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2019
A high tide at Raymond’s Willapa Landing Park in Grays Harbor County, Washington. Sound Publishing file photo

On the West Coast, Washington is most prone to sea level rise damage

Report by the Center for Climate Integrity shows multibillion-dollar cost of battling back the sea.

A high tide at Raymond’s Willapa Landing Park in Grays Harbor County, Washington. Sound Publishing file photo
Photo Provided by Naomi Parkman Sansome Facebook Page

Buckle up for another smoky summer

Wildfires in Washington will likely roar back this year and into the future.

Photo Provided by Naomi Parkman Sansome Facebook Page

Neely Mansion celebrates its 125th anniversary

Community throws a party for the nationally-recognized historical home on Saturday

Washington State Patrol focuses on distracted driving June 21-23

Washington State Patrol (WSP) troopers will conduct a statewide emphasis on distracted driving from Friday, June 21 through Sunday, June 23. The Washington Traffic Safety… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2019

First of new Sound Transit light rail vehicles arrives

152 vehicles ordered for $642 million; will serve Kent, Federal Way line in 2024

  • Jun 20, 2019

SYL Foundation’s ninth annual golf tournament tees off Aug. 24

See Ya Later Foundation’s ninth annual golf tournament tees off at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Auburn Golf Course, 29630 Green River Road… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2019

Pacific hires new police chief

The city of Pacific has a new police chief. On Monday at a regular council meeting, the city announced Stephen Craig Schwartz as its new… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2019

On the cusp of budget shortfalls

Auburn to hire consultant to complete a financial sustainability study

At the breakfast were, from left: King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer; Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus; HUD Region X Administrator Jeff McMorris; Kent Mayor Dana Ralph; and Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell. COURTESY PHOTO

HUD distributes $40 million in housing subsidies to South King County annually

Jeff McMorris, regional administrator for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska discussed Region X and the… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2019
At the breakfast were, from left: King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer; Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus; HUD Region X Administrator Jeff McMorris; Kent Mayor Dana Ralph; and Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell. COURTESY PHOTO

Construction to affect Ellingson Road – C Street SW to A Street SE

Beginning Thursday, June 20, through Thursday, July 2, construction work by ICON Materials, for a citywide pavement patching and overlay project, will require lane shifts… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2019