News

Highline College’s Student Poetry Contest yields 10 finalists from 106 entries

Free events, celebration of winners coming in April

  • Mar 18, 2019

Auburn Valley YMCA, Auburn School District team up for kids

Partners to provide before-school program for students experiencing homelessness

  • Mar 18, 2019

United Methodist vote has churches’ future in question

Congregations debate separation following gay-clergy, same-sex marriage ban.

Gov. Jay Inlsee signs into law the Native American Voting Rights Act, which allows a non-traditional address to be used for voter registration for residents who live on reservations. Photo by Emma Epperly/WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Native American Voting Rights Act signed into law

Non-traditional addresses can be used for voter registration on tribal lands

  • Mar 18, 2019
Gov. Jay Inlsee signs into law the Native American Voting Rights Act, which allows a non-traditional address to be used for voter registration for residents who live on reservations. Photo by Emma Epperly/WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Apply for Smart Choices scholarships

The WIAA, Dairy Farmers of Washington, and Les Schwab Tires proudly present the seventh annual Smart Choices College Scholarship, which will recognize one female and… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2019

What’s latest SCORE? Auburn working on answer in jail cost-sharing

Federal Way leaves partnership at the end of the year

Auburn’s Keister earns Eagle Scout

Auburn High School student Alexander Keister recently earned the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout through the venerable programs of the Boy Scouts of America, Troop… Continue reading

  • Mar 14, 2019
The Cedar Hills Regional Landfill is the only active landfill in King County. It will operate until at least 2028. It has been in operation since the 1960s. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Waste study puts numbers behind King County trash alternatives

County has one remaining landfill located near Maple Valley, and it’s nearing capacity

The Cedar Hills Regional Landfill is the only active landfill in King County. It will operate until at least 2028. It has been in operation since the 1960s. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

U.S. is now grounding Renton-made 737 MAX 8 and 9; Boeing supports decision

Update: The decision does not affect Renton production lines.

Courtesy photo

State lawmakers seek permanent daylight saving time in Washington

Senate and House are working toward compromise on two bills; voters could decide in November election

  • Mar 13, 2019
Courtesy photo

Daylight saving all the time proposed for state

Washingtonians could have the option to vote on making it permanent

  • Mar 13, 2019
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers water managers will begin to refill the Howard Hanson Dam reservoir near the Green River headwaters this month. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Corps of Engineers begins Howard Hanson Dam reservoir summer refill

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers water managers will begin refilling the Howard Hanson Dam reservoir near the Green River headwaters mid-March. It takes roughly three… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2019
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers water managers will begin to refill the Howard Hanson Dam reservoir near the Green River headwaters this month. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

College students on front line of cyberattacks

Green River College, UW teams qualify for cyber defense competition at Highline College

  • Mar 13, 2019

47th District legislators to host town hall meeting March 23

Lawmakers from the 47th Legislative District – Sen. Mona Das, D-Kent, Rep. Debra Entenman, D-Kent, and Rep. Pat Sullivan, D-Covington – host a town hall… Continue reading

Senate creates commission to review major airport location options

Creates commission to evaluate best location for airport expansion

  • Mar 11, 2019

Senate passes bill to assist self-help housing organizations

The state Senate passed a bill passed Monday that would help limit the costs of affordable housing by exempting self-help housing organizations, such as Habitat… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2019

Senate passes bill to make childcare facilities gun-free zones

Fortunato, Republicans: Democrats vote to leave children unprotected at childcare centers and criminalize parents with concealed pistol licenses

  • Mar 11, 2019
A two-day rummage sale comes to the Auburn Senior Center on March 22-23. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Senior center offers rummage sale March 22, 23; donated items wanted

The Auburn Senior Center is having a rummage sale on March 22, 23. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2019
A two-day rummage sale comes to the Auburn Senior Center on March 22-23. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Wilson, Reeves, Pellicciotti host town hall meeting March 23

Sen. Claire Wilson (D-Auburn), Rep. Kristine Reeves (D-Federal Way) and Rep. Mike Pellicciotti (D-Federal Way) host a town hall meeting from 2 to 4 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2019

Fires, floods, destruction: Washington copes with worsening climate change

From rising sea levels and crop failures to dying forests and fish, Washington state is struggling