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FBI says alleged theft ring leader arrested on unrelated pornography charge

The 54-year-old Auburn man the FBI suspects of master-minding a theft ring in South King County that relied on shoplifters, drug addicts, drug users and… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2019

Investigations continue into 2 recent fatal police shootings | CORRECTION

On May 20, an Auburn Police officer shot and killed a knife-wielding man who’d fought two officers after a domestic dispute at the Belara Apartment… Continue reading

Auburn woman reaches finals of Ms. Veteran America

Pressley, a 12-year Air Force veteran, is one of 25 finalists who will compete in Hollywood

Prosecutor charges former cheer coach with two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor

The King County Prosecutor on Friday charged a former Celebrity Cheer Unlimited coach with two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor for allegedly taking… Continue reading

West Hill residents escape burning home; damage estimated at $1.5 million

A smoke alarm alerted two residents in time to escape their burning home on Auburn’s West Hill Thursday afternoon. According to the Valley Regional Fire… Continue reading

Auburn Police blotter | Aug. 16

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Aug. 7 and 9. Aug. 7 Shoplifting: 11:40 a.m., 2705 Auburn Way… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2019

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Aug. 16

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 255 calls for service, between Aug. 5 and 11, among them the following: Aug. 5 Aid call: 10:01… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2019

Speed limit reduced for work zone on Auburn Way South

Starting Friday, Aug. 16, the speed limit in both directions of Auburn Way South between 17th Street SE and Muckleshoot Plaza will be reduced to… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2019
ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

From the ground up

Crews demolish old school to make way for a new one

  • Aug 15, 2019
ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Mulenga, Burnett to meet in election for Auburn City Council Position 5

With a dwindling pool of votes to count before the Aug. 6 Auburn City Council Position 5 primary is certified, it appears safe to say… Continue reading

Advocate drives better conditions for special populations at SCORE jail

Rather than resorting to litigation, the AVID program first identifies shortcomings and then calls for changes

Pacific Raceways plays a part in new movie

Kent track, driving school personified in 20th Century Fox’s new film, ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’

City welcomes public to discuss its hazard mitigation plan Thursday, Aug. 15

The city of Auburn hosts a public outreach event Thursday, Aug. 15 to review and discuss draft revisions to its hazard mitigation plan. The public… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2019

Celebration for the community

Weekend includes entertainment, kids activities and car show | PHOTOS

  • Aug 13, 2019

Auburn native trains to be a U.S. Navy future warfighter

Rowe is honored to carry on the family tradition

  • Aug 13, 2019

Police investigating shooting from a fight between 2 men at apartment complex

Auburn Police are investigating a shooting between two men at the Meadows on Lea Hill apartment homes Friday night. When police responded a report at… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2019

Inslee appoints McDonald to King County Superior Court

Prosecuting attorney part of team in Green River Killer case

  • Aug 9, 2019

Postal inspectors say they’ve ID’d trio of postal thieves

The Seattle Division of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service says it now knows who the two men and one woman are it claims have been… Continue reading

Auburn Police blotter | Aug. 9

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between July 30 and Aug. 3: July 30 Theft: Overnight, 4000 block of… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2019

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Aug. 9

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 243 calls for service between July 29 and Aug. 4, among them the following: July 29 House fire:… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2019