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Auburn man sentenced to 65 years for abusing, killing autistic youth

Five months of “horrific abuse” inflicted upon a minor. Those are the blunt words King County Senior Deputy Prosecutor Mary Barbosa told a court two… Continue reading

Increase of juvenile violence brings police chiefs to Good Eggs breakfast meeting

Police chiefs from Auburn, Kent and Federal Way discussed methods to address growing juvenile gang and gun violence in their communities at the recent Good… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2017

Appreciative, proud Mary will always call ‘the Y’ home

“The Y” has always been a second home to Mary Schiechl. A member since 1984, the Auburn woman has embraced the Y’s many programs, becoming… Continue reading

‘All Things Medicare’ event coming to senior center on Dec. 2

The Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) presents a free “All Things Medicare” event on Saturday, Dec. 2 at the Auburn Senior Center, 808 Ninth… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2017

Auburn making a concentrated push to get healthy

Volunteer-powered Blue Ribbon Committee triggers programs to improve health, quality-of-life issues

Winter’s early visit

Winter paid autumn a visit over the weekend, bringing a blowing of snow, sleet and rain to Auburn’s hills and valley. Temperatures stayed above or… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2017

Man hit, killed by train in Auburn

Video shows the 37-year-old Enumclaw man stumbling off the platform at the Auburn Sounder Station then onto the Burlington Northern Railroad tracks to his death… Continue reading

Switch from municipal to King County District Court rings up savings for Auburn

There is a difference between what it would have cost the City to have kept its Municipal Court and not contracted with King County in… Continue reading

Mountain View Fire & Rescue douses garage fire

Mountain View Fire & Rescue responded and quickly extinguished a detached garage fire in rural Auburn early Thursday morning, preventing it from spreading to other… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Auburn Police blotter | Nov. 3

Auburn Police responded to the following calls, among many others, between Oct. 24 and 30: Oct. 24 Trespassing: 12:45 p.m., 29827 Green River Road SE.… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Nov. 3

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 218 requests for service between Oct. 23 and 29, among them the following: Oct. 23 Minor cooking fire:… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Traffic advisory: Auburn Way South – Muckleshoot Plaza to Dogwood Street SE

On Monday, Nov.r 6, the City’s contractor (Miles Resources) will be refreshing the roadway striping along Auburn Way South (SR 164) from Muckleshoot Plaza to… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Auburn School Board recognizes outstanding staff members

The Auburn School District Board of Directors recognized Becky Thibodeau, secondary fiscal accountant at Auburn Riverside, for her outstanding service at the Oct. 16 board… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Road closure notice: 1st Street NE from North Division Street to Auburn Avenue

On Thursday, Nov. 9, and Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., construction related to MultiCare’s hospital improvements project will require the… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Auburn mulls changes to abandoned-shopping-cart policies

A “public nuisance.” That’s what the City of Auburn calls them. And when abandoned shopping carts hit the eye all over the city, whether they… Continue reading

Community called on to help with presidential search at Highline College

As many as eight members of the South King County community will be asked to serve on a subcommittee to help in the search to… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2017

Auburn Symphony Orchestra enters final stages of its search for a new conductor

Auburn Symphony Orchestra board members expect they are in the closing weeks of their search for a new conductor. “I think we might have a… Continue reading

New health care enrollment center opens in Federal Way

A health care enrollment center opened on Wednesday in Federal Way to serve residents in South King County. The center, at 1640 South 318th Place,… Continue reading

Auburn man sentenced to 15 months for molesting kids at Renton day care

An Auburn man who was charged with molesting two 4-year-old girls at a Renton daycare center was sentenced to 15 months in prison and 36… Continue reading

Trick-or-treaters flock to the park | PHOTOS

Candice Ramirez helps Nathaniel Fuentes, 3, go fishing during the Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation’s free Halloween Harvest Festival and Les Gove Park Trunk-or-Treat event… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2017