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New projects will change city’s skyline

Developers apply for construction permits for buildings just south of City Hall

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Sept. 28

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 252 calls for service between Sept. 17 and 23, among them the following: Sept. 17 Accident: 6:44 p.m.,… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2018

‘It means more than you probably will ever know’

Chamber honors Mayor Nancy Backus with Bill Kyle Service Award at recognition dinner

World War II veterans are special guests at breakfast

World War II veterans attended a quarterly breakfast sponsored by the Muckelshoot Casino and Inter-Tribal Warriors Society on Saturday, Sept. 15. From left: Donald Hanson,… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2018

City to enact new utility rates by Jan. 1, 2019

One takeaway of the FCS Group’s 2019-2022 utility report is that most of the overall rate increases and adjustments the City of Auburn expects to… Continue reading

Grand welcome

Author engages young minds as Green River College opens fall classes

  • Sep 27, 2018

City Council to revisit graffiti issue

Putting up surveillance cameras is one suggestion

Gildo Rey Elementary earns National ESEA Distinguished School Award

Gildo Rey Elementary School has earned a National ESEA Distinguished School Award, the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction announced this week. The award… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2018

South King County candidates forum to feature community stories, issues

Local races at stake; session begins at 6 p.m. today at the Auburn Union Hall

  • Sep 26, 2018

Lake Tapps to begin gradual drawdown

Cascade Water Alliance announced Wednesday the drawdown schedule for the Lake Tapps Reservoir this fall. The reservoir, which is full now, will continue to gradually… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2018
Auburn Municipal Airport, which began operations in 1969, is one of the busiest of its kind in the state. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Airport Appreciation Day to take wing Sept. 29

Displays, food, activities part of special event open to the public

Auburn Municipal Airport, which began operations in 1969, is one of the busiest of its kind in the state. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Auburn facility fined for ongoing dangerous waste violations

For the Reporter A specialty wood finishing company in Auburn faces a $20,000 state environmental penalty for improperly managing dangerous wastes. Numatic Finishing Corp., 3126… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2018

Delta Air Lines, Habitat for Humanity kick off final blitz build of veterans community

Volunteer-powered effort is part of Megan’s Meadow nine-unit project

  • Sep 26, 2018

Locked up and poor

King County courts use money bail to incarcerate defendants before trial. Should the system be reformed?

Attending the Breakfast for Kids are, from left: Mark Hendricks, Federal Way and Auburn Boys and Girls Club; Jen Cohen, athletic director, University of Washington; Wanda and Ron Crockett; and King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer. COURTESY PHOTO

Federal Way and Auburn Boys and Girls Club breakfast raises a record-breaking $71,470

Breakfast for Kids, an annual fundraiser for the Federal Way and Auburn branch of the King County Boys and Girls Club, raised a record-breaking $71,470.… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2018
Attending the Breakfast for Kids are, from left: Mark Hendricks, Federal Way and Auburn Boys and Girls Club; Jen Cohen, athletic director, University of Washington; Wanda and Ron Crockett; and King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer. COURTESY PHOTO

Jailbreak

Cities criticize Federal Way’s decision to leave 11-year-old SCORE partnership | UPDATED

Work requires lane closures, disruptions on Auburn Way South

On Monday, Sept. 24, through approximately Tuesday, Sept. 25, construction by Miles Resources for the Auburn Way South corridor safety improvement project will require lane… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018

Team Carp raising money in walk to support Auburn dentist

Team Carp is ready to go on a run for an Auburn dentist. The group plans to participate in the PurpleStride Walk to End Pancreatic… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018

Auburn Police blotter | Sept. 21

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Sept. 8 and 17: Sept. 8 Vandalism: Overnight, 2400 I St. NE.… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Sept. 21

Between Sept. 11 and 15, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 250 calls for service, among them the following: Sept. 11 Shooting: 1:32 a.m.,… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2018