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Wife arrested for 2016 murder of her husband in Auburn

King County Sheriff Deputies on Tuesday arrested a woman on suspicion of murdering her husband nearly three years ago on Auburn’s West Hill. The woman,… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 2019
Defense Distributed’s 3D printed gun, The Liberator. Photo by Vvzvlad/Wikimedia Commons

‘Ghost gun’ bill moves to Senate committees

Legislation would make 3-D printed guns illegal.

Defense Distributed’s 3D printed gun, The Liberator. Photo by Vvzvlad/Wikimedia Commons

House Democrats propose budget that includes new taxes

Utilizes increase economic growth revenue to fund education

  • Mar 26, 2019

Michelle Obama brings largest crowd of book tour to Tacoma

Former First Lady spends afternoon with local book club prior to event at Tacoma Dome on March 24

Legislators hear the call, pitch areas for state funding

Mental health care, affordable housing and infrastructure lead the discussion

Rep. Stokesbary: Democrats ‘chosen to double-down on their promise to raise taxes’

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn and ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement Monday regarding the House Democrat 2019-21 operating budget: “House… Continue reading

  • Mar 25, 2019
King County Council with Sarah Reyneveld, chair of the King County Women’s Advisory Board. Photo courtesy of King County

King County proclaims March as Women’s History Month

This year’s theme is Womxn Who Lead: Stories from the past and how they influence the future.

King County Council with Sarah Reyneveld, chair of the King County Women’s Advisory Board. Photo courtesy of King County

Auburn’s Bowers serves as a page for Rep. Valdez

Giovanni Bowers, a student at Auburn High School, served as a page this week in the state House of Representatives. Rep. Javier Valdez, D-Seattle, sponsored… Continue reading

  • Mar 23, 2019

Auburn Police blotter | March 22

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between March 14 and 20: March 13 Traffic offense: 7:42 a.m., 800 17th… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2019

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | March 22

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 255 calls for service between March 11 and 18, among them the following: March 11 Car vs. pedestrian:… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2019
A man addresses the King County Council during a public hearing March 20 at New Life Church in Renton. He presented bags filled with what he said was hazardous materials dropped on his property by bald eagles. Another speaker made similar claims. Haley Ausbun/staff photo

Locals show support for King County waste to energy plant

Public hearing on landfill’s future was held March 20 in Renton.

A man addresses the King County Council during a public hearing March 20 at New Life Church in Renton. He presented bags filled with what he said was hazardous materials dropped on his property by bald eagles. Another speaker made similar claims. Haley Ausbun/staff photo

Spin ‘n grin

Auburn embraces warmth

  • Mar 21, 2019

Auburn School District Career Fair set for March 23

The Auburn School District hosts a Career Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 23 in the Commons at Auburn High School, 711 E.… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2019
COURTESY PHOTO, The Museum of Flight

Green technologies for aviation explored in Saturday lecture

Boeing ecoDemonstrator director gives presentation March 23

  • Mar 21, 2019
COURTESY PHOTO, The Museum of Flight

Mayor talks ‘connections’

Backus: people of Auburn coming together to improve the community they share

Kahler to make another run for City Council seat in November

Auburn man wants to find ways to ease homelessness, avoid budget troubles

Police chief honors four officers for life-saving heroics

Four Auburn Police officers at 12:46 p.m. Jan. 11 responded to an unconscious man down and turning blue on the parking lot of the Auburn… Continue reading

Sound Transit Board member to seek removal of Kent site for light rail facility

Upthegrove wants Lowe’s/Dick’s Drive-In location taken off list for multiple reasons

Dave Reichert Day proclaimed in King County

In recognition of former Congressman Dave Reichert’s decades of public service, the King County Council declared Wednesday, March 20 as Dave Reichert Day. The Auburn… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2019
After being homeless, Christy X (pictured) moved into her Coniston Arms Apartments unit in Seattle at the beginning of 2019. She had bounced around from shelters to friends’ places after facing an eviction at her West Seattle apartment in October 2018. A diversion program run by the nonprofit Mary’s Place helped her find housing. File photo

State lawmakers consider eviction reform legislation

Sen. Patty Kuderer, D-Bellevue, is bill’s prime sponsor.

  • Mar 20, 2019
After being homeless, Christy X (pictured) moved into her Coniston Arms Apartments unit in Seattle at the beginning of 2019. She had bounced around from shelters to friends’ places after facing an eviction at her West Seattle apartment in October 2018. A diversion program run by the nonprofit Mary’s Place helped her find housing. File photo