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Auburn woman earns Saint Martin’s University Trustee Scholarship

Saint Martin’s University has named Sandra Trevino a recipient of its 2018-2019 Trustee Scholarship, among the most significant honors given by the university. Each year,… Continue reading

Algona Family Fun Days returns to the park

The community came togther for some music, food, entertainment and rides at Algona Family Fun Days in Machett Park last Friday and Saturday. The event… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2018

King County Council awards grant to Auburn Food Bank

In a coordinated act of kindness from the King County Council, the Auburn Food Bank has received a $2,000 grant. The grant, encouraged by King… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2018

Firefighters douse brush fire on Auburn’s West Hill

Valley Regional Fire Authority crews worked to contain and extinguish a stubborn brush fire on Auburn’s West Hill last Saturday. Firefighters responded and extinguished the… Continue reading

AuburnFest: community summer festival returns to the park

Weekend includes a parade, entertainment, kids activities and car show

  • Aug 9, 2018

Rossi and Schrier lead 8th Congressional District race

Republican Dino Rossi and Democrat Kim Schrier are the top two finishers in the Aug. 7 primary race for U.S. Representative in Washington’s 8th Congressional… Continue reading

Local primary: Fortunato, Fain among the incumbents moving on

With half of the seats in the state Senate and every seat in the state House up for grabs, Democrats and Republicans appear to be… Continue reading

Injured teen brought to safety in Green River Gorge rescue

A teenage boy was rescued Tuesday afternoon after suffering injuries while jumping into the Green River, near the Green River Gorge Resort, authorities said. The… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2018

Auburn School District hosts Welcome to School event Aug. 22

Auburn School District families are invited to the district’s Welcome to School event on Wednesday, Aug. 22, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Auburn High… Continue reading

  • Aug 5, 2018

Auburn Taco Bell cited for teen worker violations

The state Department of Labor & Industries has fined a Taco Bell franchise owner nearly $120,000 for repeated violations of teen worker laws over several… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2018

Traffic advisory: Work on Auburn Way South | PROJECT UPDATES

Beginning Monday, Aug. 6, through approximately Aug. 10, construction by NorthSky Communications for CenturyLink will require a right lane closure on east bound Auburn Way… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

Auburn man pleads guilty to filing a false insurance claim, a misdemeanor

Editor’s note: This story has been corrected. An Auburn man has pleaded guilty in King County Superior Court to filing a false insurance claim, a… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

Auburn Police blotter | Aug. 3

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between July 23 and 26: July 23 Vandalism: 4 p.m., 1692 Lake Tapps… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

Naturally creative, crafty

Woods and critters inspire work of Mary Olson Farm’s first artist in residence

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Aug. 3

Between July 23 and 29, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 268 requests for service, among them the following: July 23 Accident: 8:53 a.m.… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

County transfers surplus Metro Vanpool vans to local organizations

After years of being faithful county employees, three dozen recently “retired” King County Metro Vanpool vans are preparing for a future of helping meet the… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2018

Algona Family Fun Days returns to the park

Two days of music, food, entertainment and activities for the public

  • Aug 2, 2018

Senior citizen stymies scummy scammers

Wild phone scam targets Lake Holm woman

Dog Days at the market

Contest brings out the best in pets and their owners

  • Aug 2, 2018

Give-and-take approach on homelessness

The community takes recommendations of mayor’s task force and runs with ’em.