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Spunky Monkey hosts fundraiser for Auburn family

Dinner, auction to support the Montgomery’s in their battle against Alzheimer’s

  • Apr 19, 2018

City attorney plans June retirement

Extension career includes 16 years in Auburn

King County Council passes renter protections bill

The legislation is intended to prevent landlords from discriminating based on the source of a prospective tenant’s income.

Activists begin collecting signatures for November carbon fee initiative

A carbon fee could be on November’s ballot if supporters of I-1631 gather enough signatures.

Auburn Valley YMCA hosts Healthy Kids Day

Event encourages kids to stay active and keep learning all summer long

  • Apr 17, 2018

Former Northwest Territorial Mint president and CEO and his vault manager indicted for fraud scheme

Auburn pair allegedly defrauded customers of more than $25 million

  • Apr 16, 2018

King County Sheriff’s deputies to carry naloxone

All 450 deputies are slated carry the heroin overdose antidote by mid-summer.

Auburn Police blotter | April 13

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between April 6 and 9: April 6 Trespassing: 7:09 a.m., 1 16th St.… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2018

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | April 13

Between April 2 and 8th, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 267 calls for service, among them the following: April 2 Aid call: 11:09… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2018
The reportedly stolen Mercedes. COURTESY PHOTO

Auburn dealer wants its Mercedes back; man used bogus check to buy car, then drove off

Ostap Vovk want his dealership’s Mercedes back. Vovk, a manager-partner of Prestige Auto Market at 2536 Auburn Way N., Suite 101, reported to Auburn Police… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2018
The reportedly stolen Mercedes. COURTESY PHOTO

Critics say draft plan from county task force on homelessness underwhelms

One Table’s first stab at recommendations leaves some members calling for a bolder, clearly financed plan.

Pacific’s finest: City recognizes volunteers at Citizen of the Year program

Emrich, Bergman and Hernandez earn top honors

  • Apr 12, 2018

More than $30,000 in rail safety upgrades approved for Auburn

State regulators on Thursday approved $30,398 in grant funding for safety upgrades at a railroad crossing in Auburn. The Utilities and Transportation Commission approved the… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018

King County Flood Control District accepting applications for flood reduction grant program

For the Reporter The King County Flood Control District has announced the availability of $3.19 million in grant funding for projects that reduce the impact… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018

AuburnFest vendor applications available for August festival

Summertime festival returns to Les Gove Park, Main Street on Aug. 10-11

  • Apr 12, 2018

Parliamentarian schools City Council on how to be a civil council

Inviting professional, registered parliamentarian Ann Macfarlane in to speak to the Auburn City Council about her area of expertise, Robert’s Rules of Order, and how… Continue reading

Empty Bowls returns April 27 at Grace Community Church

Purchase a bowl of your choice then enjoy a soup lunch

  • Apr 11, 2018

Scout Troop 401’s fundraising dinner and auction is April 28

Auburn’s Boy Scout Troop 401 presents its annual fundraising dinner, dessert & gift basket auction at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at First United Methodist… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2018

Pedal power

Reluctant spring graces Auburn; inconsistent dry, wet weather finds valley

  • Apr 11, 2018