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Free summer meals available to eligible children in the Auburn area

The Auburn Valley YMCA is offering free summer meals for any child 18 and younger at various sites throughout King County. The Y, at 1620… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2019

Auburn community honors fallen veterans on Memorial Day

Auburn honored fallen veterans during Memorial Day ceremonies Monday morning at Mountain View Cemetery. Boy Scouts Troops 398, 401, Girl Scouts, and VFW and American… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2019

Boeing says decision on new airplane will come this year

With the 737 Max crisis far from over, there was speculation that a 797 decision might be delayed.

Fryday: Public invited to celebrate official landing of Crow With Fries sculpture

Crow With Fries, a Peter Reiquam sculpture, meets the public in an official landing celebration at 6 p.m. Friday, May 31 at Les Goe Park,… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2019

Metro to expand RapidRide buses to the valley

New line in 2023 to connect Auburn, Kent, Renton

Denise Oster from Flaming Geyser Gardens arranges her flowers for sale at the Auburn International Farmers Market last season. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter
Denise Oster from Flaming Geyser Gardens arranges her flowers for sale at the Auburn International Farmers Market last season. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Patrol duty on hostile seas

Former mayor recalls his time aboard Navy destroyer amid U.S. military buildup, combat start in Vietnam

House majority leader discusses business development, homelessness in South King County

House Majority Leader and Rep. Pat Sullivan, D-Covington, provided an update on the recently concluded legislative session to community leaders at King County Councilmember Pete… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019

Governor signs bill creating commission on LGBTQ inequities

The state’s newly created state LGBTQ Commission will meet Saturday with stakeholders to discuss the commission’s initial steps, Sen. Claire Wilson, D-Auburn, said Friday. Wilson’s… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019

Auburn Police blotter | May 24

Auburn Police responded to the following calls, among many others, between May 17 and 20: May 17 Thievery from vehicle: Overnight, 2600 block of 24th… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | May 24

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 237 calls for service between May 13 and 19, among them the following: May 13 Aid call: 3:23… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2019

City Council races: Wales out, Stearns unopposed, Baggett to face Orlandic-Hodak

Filing week for candidates for state, county, city, school districts and other offices in Washington state ended last Friday. The deadline passed with surprises for… Continue reading

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Memorial Day Veterans Remembrance Ceremony returns to Auburn’s Veterans Memorial Park

A Memorial Day Veterans Remembrance Ceremony is set for 11 a.m., Monday, May 27 at Veterans Memorial Park, 405 E. St. NE, Auburn. American Legion… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2019
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Mountain View Cemetery, Auburn Veterans Park to host ceremonies Monday

Public invited to program

  • May 23, 2019

Game Farm Park’s only unlit ballfield about to be lit up

Only one of three ballfields Auburn’s Game Farm Park is in the dark when the sun goes down. But, not for much longer. On Monday,… Continue reading

King County’s $5 million derelict boat problem

When a boat sinks, it costs a lot to bring it up, with millions being spent since 2003 on removals.

Nexus Youth and Families Charity Golf Tournament set for July 22

The 24th annual Nexus Youth and Families Charity Golf Tournament tees off July 22 at the Auburn Golf Course, 29630 Green River Road SE. Registration… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2019

Kent/Auburn pimp gets 23 years in prison for sex trafficking

Aubrey Taylor forced victims to work for him

Auburn Police shoot, kill knife-wielding man following domestic dispute

An Auburn Police Officer shot and killed a knife-wielding man who fought two officers following a domestic dispute early Monday morning. On Tuesday afternoon, the… Continue reading

Fourth King County measles case confirmed this month

Public Health – Seattle & King County is investigating a new measles case with possible exposures in King County. The King County resident, a woman… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2019