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Donations for fire victims overwhelm drop-off locations; second furniture collection day cancelled

For the Reporter Following an overwhelming outpouring of donations for the victims of the Heritage Fire, the City of Auburn has cancelled a second furniture… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2018

Auburn man fatally shoots another man near Kent hotel

Man shot Wednesday by Hawthorn Suites

  • Jan 3, 2018

Auburn traffic advisory: westbound of main street re-opens

Westbound Main Street between Auburn Way and Auburn Avenue reopened Tuesday afternoon. The street had been closed while crews worked to clear debris from the… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2018
The White River in Pacific. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Steady rain brings minor flooding to White River

Flood Warning Center monitoring river levels throughout King County as long as high flows persist

  • Dec 29, 2017
The White River in Pacific. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

VRFA: fire originated in second floor laundry room

Investigation of the Heritage Building blaze is ongoing

  • Dec 29, 2017

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Dec. 29

The VRFA responded to 255 calls for service between Dec. 18 and 24, among them the following: Dec. 18 Aid call: 5:03 p.m., (Lea Hill).… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2017

Auburn traffic advisory: portion of Main Street reopens

Main Street between Auburn Way and B Street NE is now open to allow access and circulation to downtown businesses and parking. Main Street will… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2017

City offers help to victims of Heritage Building fire | UPDATED

City of Auburn officials are reaching out to help victims of Tuesday’s devastating downtown fire that destroyed the Auburn Heritage Building. City Economic Development staff… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2017
Nelly. COURTESY PHOTO

Woman to sue rapper for alleged rape in Auburn

Because his alleged victim refused to testify, King County Prosecutors last week declined to prosecute the rapper Nelly for allegedly raping a woman in his… Continue reading

Nelly. COURTESY PHOTO

Special visit

Sea Gals join Auburn Riverside Dance Team program

  • Dec 27, 2017

Traffic advisory: Auburn Way South – Muckleshoot Plaza | Updated

On Thursday, Dec. 28, from 1 to 2 p.m., construction for the Auburn Way South Safety Improvements (Muckleshoot Plaza to Dogwood St SE) project will… Continue reading

  • Dec 27, 2017

Large fire strikes downtown Auburn | UPDATED

Area crews battle blaze that destroys mixed-used, historic building on Main Street | PHOTOS

Snow down

Wintry white sheet covers Auburn area

  • Dec 27, 2017

Auburn-Riverside High School Orchestra hosts Recycle for a Cause

‘After holidays’ event to raise funds for program

  • Dec 27, 2017

Large fire strikes downtown Auburn

Area crews battling blaze of mixed-used, historic building on Main Street

  • Dec 26, 2017

Operation Foundation yields 11 arrests

Feds apprehend Auburn man, and others

  • Dec 22, 2017

Auburn Police blotter | Dec. 22

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Dec. 13 and 17: Dec. 13 Theft: 3:50 a.m., 5100 block of… Continue reading

  • Dec 22, 2017

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Dec. 22

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 272 calls for service between Dec. 11 and 17, among them the following: Dec. 11 Aid call: 9:30… Continue reading

  • Dec 22, 2017

Auburn man charged in mail theft case

Feds focus on those crimes during busy holiday shipping season

  • Dec 21, 2017