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Blessing of the Animals

People bring household pets to Holy Family Catholic Church for popular celebration in honor of St. Francis

  • Oct 10, 2018

Two schools, one cause

Auburn and Auburn Mountainview team up for Pink Out fundraiser

  • Oct 10, 2018

King County seeks applicants to fill six openings on WaterWorks Grant Ranking Committee

The King County WaterWorks Grant Ranking Committee – a 13-member, volunteer advisory group appointed by the King County Executive and confirmed by King County Council… Continue reading

  • Oct 10, 2018

Incarcerated and infirmed: How Northwest Detention Center is failing sick inmates

Inadequate medical care plagues immigrants at facility, but ICE claims otherwise

‘I wanted the dog to turn on me’

As Yorkie recovers from attack by pit bull, police look for aggressive dog. ‘This dog needs to be off the street,’ pet owner says

UW awarded $40 million in GEAR UP grants in partnership with Auburn schools

The University of Washington Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) has been awarded $40 million in GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2018

Leadership program awards Auburn City Councilman DaCorsi

Auburn City Councilmember Claude DaCorsi recently received an Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC). AWC’s Certificate of Municipal Leadership… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2018

VRFA administrator decides to retire

Robertson spent 35 years in public service; he led the formation of the state’s first regional fire authority

Auburn Police blotter | Oct. 5

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Sept. 27 and Oct. 1: Sept. 27 Theft: 7 p.m., 1002 12th… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2018

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Oct. 2

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 249 calls for service between Sept. 24 and 30, among them the following: Sept. 24 Aid Call: 9:05… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2018

City Council approves increase in utility rates

The Auburn City Council on Monday adopted new utility rates for its water, sewer and stormwater customers. The upshot is the retail water rate in… Continue reading

Night weekend work set for South 277th Street, Auburn Way North to SR 167

Beginning Saturday evening, Oct. 6, and continuing through Sunday morning, Oct. 7, construction paving work by Miles Resources, Inc., for the South 277th Street preservation… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2018

Report: Gildo Rey jumps to No. 5 on the list of 100 best elementary schools in the region

Academics and diversity help determine rankings; 7 other Auburn schools make the grade

  • Oct 4, 2018

Free talks to mark Indigenous Peoples Day at Highline College

The public is invited to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday, Oct. 8 at Highline College. Two Native presenters will offer their unique perspectives. Both… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2018

Auburn man charged with indecent exposure on trail

The King County Prosecutor has charged a 55-year-old Auburn man with one count of indecent exposure for allegedly masturbating on a trail in Maple Valley.… Continue reading

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

Farmers market closes; feedback sought

The Auburn International Farmers Market wrapped up another season on Sunday. The city-supported effort would like to hear how it performed. Share your feedback by… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2018
Denise Oster from Flaming Geyser Gardens arranges her flowers for sale at the Auburn International Farmers Market. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter
Green River College President Suzanne Johnson does not dispute a 2017 review that found the school had violated statutory and regulatory requirements, but said the college would appeal the Department of Education’s hefty fine of $574,500. FILE PHOTO

Green River College fined $574,500 for violations

Department of Education’s review found school failed to report crime statistics and inform the public

Green River College President Suzanne Johnson does not dispute a 2017 review that found the school had violated statutory and regulatory requirements, but said the college would appeal the Department of Education’s hefty fine of $574,500. FILE PHOTO

Wings, past and present

Community takes in Airport Appreciation Day | PHOTOS

  • Oct 3, 2018
State Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, speaks on the Senate floor. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Seattle woman claims Sen. Fain raped her 11 years ago

Senator denies allegations, asks for full investigation

State Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, speaks on the Senate floor. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

LGBTQIA Week provides support, raises awareness at Highline College

Resource fair features more than 50 community organizations and on-campus services

  • Oct 3, 2018