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Auburn Police blotter | Oct. 27

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Oct. 16 and 18: Oct. 16 Burglary: Over the weekend, 500 block… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Oct. 27

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 280 calls for service between Oct. 16 and 22, among them the following: Oct. 16 Two-alarm residential fire:… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2017

Candidates dealing with wear and tear from nasty mayoral race

The 2017 mayoral election is different than the campaign of 2012, Nancy Backus said of the year she made her first successful run to be… Continue reading

Auburn traffic advisories: Reconstruction, lane closure on R Street SE at 28th Street SE | UPDATE

On Friday, Oct. 27, a reconstruction project will require a lane closure on R Street SE at 28th Street SE between 9 a.m. and 2… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Pacin’ Parson covers 300 miles for the Fred Hutch Research Center

Don Stevenson, Auburn’s ultra-marathon walker, completed a local 300-mile journey on Thursday to help raise money for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The 81-year-old… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Auburn Public Schools Foundation exceeds $20,000 in quarterly grant support

Giving has reached new record levels as the Auburn Public Schools Foundation recently awarded more than $21,000 as part of its fall grant cycle. “We… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Museum of Flight accepting applications for 2017-18 High School STEM residency programs

The deadline for high school students to apply for one of the Museum of Flight’s premiere residency education programs is Nov. 3. The Western Aerospace… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Washington still leads as No. 1 Bike Friendly State

Pedal power is still strong in Washington as the League of American Bicyclists once again ranks the state as No. 1 Bicycle Friendly State in… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2017

Teen charged in stabbing death; another man arrested for rendering criminal assistance

An illicit meetup to exchange pills for property went off the rails Sunday night and devolved into a physical fight that ended with the brutal… Continue reading

Findings: Green River College failed to follow federal guidelines for reporting on campus security

Between 2009 and 2013, Green River College failed to meet its obligations both under a federal consumer protection law that mandates the reporting of campus… Continue reading

Teen sentenced to 12½ years in prison for shooting death

Superior Court Judge Elizabeth Berns sentenced an Auburn youth to 12½ years in prison for shooting to death Erick J. Valdez-Herrera while Valdez-Herrera was sitting,… Continue reading

Public hearing set for Nov. 13 on proposed transfer of county property to City of Algona

The King County Council has set a public hearing on Monday, Nov. 13 to gather comment on a proposed ordinance that would allow the county… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

Call for applications for 4Culture’s Arc Artist Fellowship

4Culture’s Arc Artist Fellowship will provide $12,000 in unrestricted funding for individual artists, with a deadline on Nov. 29. An unrestricted grant allows artists to… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2017

Fight leads to fatal stabbing

One man fatally stabbed another man during a fight Sunday night in a parking lot at 202 Cross Street SE in Auburn. According to police,… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2017

Auburn traffic advisory: A Street NE, 10th Street NE to 14th Street NE

On Monday, Oct. 30, roadway construction will require a full road closure for both northbound and southbound traffic on A Street NE, from 10th Street… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2017

Patchwork at Mosby’s

Emilia Schauss, 2, gathers a pumpkin at Mosby Farms Pumpkin Patch on Monday. Families flocked to area farms in the search for pumpkins under mostly… Continue reading

  • Oct 22, 2017

State veterinary association recognizes Fain for animal advocacy

For his work in leading newly passed legislation to protect dogs from inhumane treatment, Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, was recognized as the Dr. Arnold C.… Continue reading

  • Oct 22, 2017

Heavily-armed South Sound drug dealer sentenced to 11 years in prison

Five guns, 27 pounds of drugs and more than $50,000 seized from his residences

  • Oct 21, 2017

Green River program targets under-represented groups for STEM education

A new program at Green River College will focus on helping students of color and women transfer to universities for STEM-related degrees and careers. MESA… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2017

City Council rezones Auburn Environmental Park area for light industrial use

Hoping to entice private-sector green businesses to invest there and bring hundreds of high-paying jobs with them, on Aug. 7, 2006, the Auburn City Council… Continue reading