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Auburn student represents state at American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation

Auburn’s Olga Diupina was one of 100 young women selected to attend the 72nd American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Girls Nation session this week in Washington,… Continue reading

CERT course offered to the community

The City of Auburn Emergency Management Division offers a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training course to area residents. The three-day course meets on Wednesday,… Continue reading

  • Jul 25, 2018

Kent Police Officer Moreno distinguished himself in community

Cop who lived in Auburn saved and helped lives during eight years on the force

Steps to stay healthy in hot weather | State Department of Health

Highs to hit 90 or higher all week

  • Jul 23, 2018

Three teens arrested after police pursuit that killed Kent officer

Juveniles – ages 15, 16 and 17 – taken into custody; shooting, chase remain under investigation

Taking center stage

Kids Summerstage outdoor concert series comes to the park at noon Wednesdays

  • Jul 23, 2018

William Pierson takes oath, becomes Auburn’s new police chief

A summary of William Pierson’s 28-year career with the Auburn Police Department tells the story of an officer who, through diligence, hard work, and his… Continue reading

Register early for the Almost 5K Poker Fun Run & Walk

Event is part of AuburnFest in the park on Friday, Aug. 10

  • Jul 21, 2018

King County Elections mails Primary ballots

Prepaid postage makes voting by Aug. 7 even easier

  • Jul 20, 2018

Motorcyclist killed in July 12 crash in Auburn

A motorcyclist was killed July 12 in a crash in Auburn, according to Auburn Police. Bob Baker, 58, died at the scene. Police say the… Continue reading

South King County residents needed to fill county boards and commissions

King County is looking for South King County residents to fill vacancies on several boards and commissions. Residents who serve on these committees and boards… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

Rainier Christian Schools seeks community input

Rainier Christian Schools has contracted with Bassetti Architects for the design of a new multipurpose gymnasium. The gymnasium is to be built at the Kent… Continue reading

Auburn Police blotter | July 20

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between July 8 and 12: July 8 Weapons offense: 5:57 a.m., 762 Outlet… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018

New county website to help taxpayers know cost of property tax measures

Also shows where property tax dollars go

Students getting a hands-on opportunity, a real-life look

MultiCare’s annual Nurse Camp inspires future medical professionals

Auburn’s ‘blue-collar’ leader dies at 91

Gene Cerino: pillar of a community man in many ways

Ecology welcomes review and comment on permit for Boeing Auburn cleanup site

Contaminated groundwater extends under parts of Algona and Auburn

  • Jul 20, 2018

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | July 20

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 295 calls for service between July 9 and 15, among them the following: July 9 Aid call: 9:28… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2018
The Carlton Complex wildfire burned in north-central Washington state in 2014. Photo by Jason Kriess/Wikimedia Commons

King County burn ban under way

Other counties across the state have already enacted similar restrictions.

The Carlton Complex wildfire burned in north-central Washington state in 2014. Photo by Jason Kriess/Wikimedia Commons
Between Seattle’s $15 minimum wage and the new no-poach cause agreement, Washington has been leading the nation in advancing fast food workers’ rights. Photo by Fibonacci Blue/Flickr

Washington AG’s deal grants mobility to fast food workers nationwide

Seven fast food chains have agreed to end no-poaching policies that economists say cause wage stagnation.

Between Seattle’s $15 minimum wage and the new no-poach cause agreement, Washington has been leading the nation in advancing fast food workers’ rights. Photo by Fibonacci Blue/Flickr