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It looks a lot like Inslee is running for president

New statements and political fundraising from Gov. Inslee point toward a 2020 presidential bid

Nominations underway for Washington’s volunteers

The organization Serve Washington is now accepting nominations for outstanding volunteers in Washington communities. These awards honor the exemplary service of individuals, groups and organizations… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2019

Metro to offer free bus rides New Year’s Eve

Buses to be added to routes

  • Dec 28, 2018

White River Valley Museum names new director

Rachael McAlister’s first full year as director of the White River Valley Museum is going to be a busy one. Among the many projects in… Continue reading

Auburn man pleads guilty to insurance fraud

Enrique DeAnda Morales, of Auburn, pleaded guilty in King County Superior Court on Dec. 28 to one count of filing a fraudulent insurance claim in… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2018

DOH suspends license of Auburn’s Hope + Health and the credentials of its adminstrator

Allegations include failure to report positive drug tests

  • Dec 28, 2018

Auburn Police blotter | Dec. 28

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Dec. 14 and 20: Dec. 16 Theft: Overnight, 220 block of 15th… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2018

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Dec. 28

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 255 calls for service between Dec. 17 and 23, among them the following: Dec. 17 Aid call: 8:11… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2018

West Auburn students push for cleaner, safer grounds

Leadership class works with City to pick up debris

A career of note

Former general manager of the Auburn Symphony Orchestra ‘absolutely loved’ job

911 services out across the state

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State Supreme Court upholds King County youth jail levy

The decision, issued Dec. 27, sided with King County and allows it to keep collecting revenue.

King County launches text to 911 service

The service will help the hearing impaired and those experiencing domestic violence.

Crews will soon clean up the mess that the demolition of the Heritage Building left behind. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Cleanup of Heritage Building site to begin in new year

For months, a thin strip of canvas on the fence around what remains of the Heritage Building in downtown Auburn post-demolition shielded the lot from… Continue reading

Crews will soon clean up the mess that the demolition of the Heritage Building left behind. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Auburn Way North: 7th Street NE to 9th Street NE

On Thursday, Jan. 3, utility work by Cannon Construction for Comcast will require a single-lane closure in the southbound direction of Auburn Way North from… Continue reading

Auburn Police blotter | Dec. 21

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Dec. 11 and 18: Dec. 11 Burglary: 5:54 a.m., 1509 O St.… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2018

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Dec. 21

Between Dec. 10 and 16, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 258 calls for service, among them the following: Dec. 10 Accident: 2 p.m.,… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2018
Jim House and Michelle Torresdiaz demonstrate King County’s new Text to 911 service on Dec. 20. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

King County launches text to 911 service

The service will help the hearing impaired and those experiencing domestic violence.

Jim House and Michelle Torresdiaz demonstrate King County’s new Text to 911 service on Dec. 20. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo
Mary Lynn Pannen, founder and CEO of Sound Options, has consulted thousands of Washington families on geriatric care for 30 years. Photo courtesy of Sound Options.

Elder abuse cases are on the rise in Washington

Local agencies and geriatric care managers aim to increase public awareness about the epidemic.

Mary Lynn Pannen, founder and CEO of Sound Options, has consulted thousands of Washington families on geriatric care for 30 years. Photo courtesy of Sound Options.
COURTESY PHOTO, King County

King County launches 9-1-1 texting service; ‘Call if you can, text if you can’t’ is the primary message to residents

Starting today, 9-1-1 call centers in all King County cities and unincorporated areas can accept texts from those who are unable to call during an… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2018
COURTESY PHOTO, King County