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Northwest Harvest, Safeway team up to stock food banks throughout shutdown

Northwest Harvest and Safeway and Albertsons stores are unveiling a statewide food drive to collect groceries for local food banks in response to the increasing… Continue reading

  • Jan 25, 2019

Auburn Sikh temple offering free dinner daily until government shutdown ends

The Washington state Sikh community is offering free dinner to federal employees affected by the government shutdown. Meals are served daily from 5 to 7:30… Continue reading

  • Jan 25, 2019

Utility work to affect Auburn Way North, 10th Street NE to 15th Street NE | Update

Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 22, through Friday, Feb. 8, utility work by InfraSource Services for Puget Sound Energy will require lane closures and disruptions to both… Continue reading

  • Jan 25, 2019

Auburn Police blotter | Jan. 25

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Jan. 13 and 21: Jan. 13 Prowler: 1:30 a.m., 32000 block of… Continue reading

  • Jan 25, 2019

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Jan. 25

Between Jan. 14 and 20, the VRFA responded to 240 calls for service, among them the following: Jan. 14 Service call: 7:01 p.m., (Pacific). Firefighters… Continue reading

  • Jan 25, 2019

Freight or fire: King County’s trash problem

Should we ship away waste or build an incinerator?

Greater Auburn College and Career Fair set for Feb. 6

The Auburn School District hosts the Greater Auburn College and Career Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Auburn High… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2019

Flu activity elevated in the state

By MultiCare Health System/for the Reporter Flu activity is “elevated” in Washington state, with 15 influenza deaths reported statewide. During the 2017-18 flu season, a… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2019

A need to widen, improve Auburn’s busy passageway

Mining for ideas, city takes future Lea Hill road corridor fix to residents

VRFA treats 5 for carbon monoxide poisoning, sends them to Harborview

5 at Pacific business taken to Harborview for carbon monoxide poisoning

  • Jan 24, 2019

Envisioning an Auburn Arts Alley: share your ideas

As Auburn’s historic downtown continues to grow and evolve, the community continues to imagine opportunities to revitalize the heart of downtown and the 100-year-old traditional… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2019

Public hearing for proposed Auburn opioid treatment program is slated for Jan. 31

The Washington State Department of Health is asking for public input on a proposed opioid treatment program in Auburn. The hearing is at 6 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2019

Enz seizes the moment, captures Miss Auburn crown

Douglas wins Teen title during scholarship program at the Performing Arts Center | PHOTOS

11-mile legacy: the history of Green Valley Road; talk is Saturday

From native trail to cow path to major farm-to-market road, Green Valley Road is one of only nine King County-designated Heritage Corridors. Native peoples and… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2019

Measles investigation in King County; infected man was at Auburn, Kent, Covington locations

Local public health officials are investigating a suspected measles infection in a King County resident who had been at public locations in Auburn, Kent and… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2019

State Rep. Sullivan proposes 1 percent interest rate for student loans

Attempt to make higher education more affordable

  • Jan 23, 2019
This artist’s rendering depicts what the Hilton hotel south of Safeway on Auburn Way South will look like. COURTESY IMAGE

‘Tru By Hilton’ project ready to sprout

Four-story, 90-room, 40,000-square-foot hotel planned for downtown site

This artist’s rendering depicts what the Hilton hotel south of Safeway on Auburn Way South will look like. COURTESY IMAGE

‘Super blood moon’ eclipse beams over Auburn

Stargazers in Auburn caught a rare glimpse of a “super blood moon” eclipse Sunday night, with the Earth’s natural satellite sidekick turning a visible shade… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2019

Auburn Food Bank dedicates service Jan. 23 to help federal employees

The Auburn Food Bank is offering a food bank service Wednesday, Jan. 23, from 5 to 7 p.m., for federal employees who are affected by… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2019
Residents at SeaTac’s Firs Mobile Home Park received a closure notice for October 31, but most have chosen to stay in their homes. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

South King County coalition targets affordable housing

Rent and housing prices hit south end communities hard; SeaTac, Tukwila, Kent, Burien, Renton and Auburn are working to create organization like Eastside’s ARCH

Residents at SeaTac’s Firs Mobile Home Park received a closure notice for October 31, but most have chosen to stay in their homes. Photo by Melissa Hellmann