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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

Vehicles burn in Kent storage yard

Puget Sound Fire crews responded and doused a fire that burned five vehicles in a Kent car lot early Saturday morning. Flames were seen coming… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2017

Army Corps ready to respond as Western Washington rivers on flood watch

The Emergency Operations Center at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is activated and on extended shifts until further notice as flood watches and warnings… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

City eyes old lumber store site for Sound Transit’s second garage

Sound Transit is going to build a second parking garage in Auburn and install non-motorized improvements like shared use paths, transit shelters and intersection improvements… Continue reading

Sounder trains to run Sunday for Sounders FC match against the Colorado Rapids

Sounders FC fans can hop aboard Sound Transit’s popular Sounder trains to watch their team take on the Colorado Rapids at 1 p.m. this Sunday.… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

Auburn Police blotter | Oct. 20

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Oct. 12 and 15: Oct. 12 Vandalism: Overnight, 124 West Main St.… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

City sets Nov. 6 public hearing to examine Business Improvement Area

Formed in 1988, Auburn’s downtown Business Improvement Area was designed to help kick up economic activity there by providing lighting and security for public spaces… Continue reading

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Oct. 20

Between Oct. 9 and 15, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 209 calls for service, among them the following: Oct. 9 Aid call: 8:06… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2017

Traffic advisory: Auburn Way South between M Street SE and Muckleshoot Plaza Road

From Monday, Oct. 23, to Nov. 9, construction for the installation of a dynamic message sign will require eastbound lane restrictions on Auburn Way South… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

VRFA invites troops to attend annual Scout Night at the Fire Station event

The Valley Regional Fire Authority hosts its annual Scout Night at the Fire Station on Wednesday, Nov. 8. Boy and Girl scouts and adventure groups… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

Auburn’s Nagatsuka receives merit award at SUNY Oswego

Kirara Nagatsuka of Auburn has received a Transfer Merit Scholarship and Destination Oswego scholarship as a new transfer student at SUNY Oswego. Nagatsuka, who last… Continue reading

  • Oct 19, 2017

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

Auburn girl receives Youth Good Citizenship Award

The Daughters of the American Revolution recently presented the Youth Good Citizenship Award to Rebecca Jourden, a graduate of Cascade Middle School. She earned the… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2017

Inslee vows to win fight for climate

Governor visits Green River College in town hall to address state’s environmental concerns

Auburn man escapes house fire

Smoke alarm awakens resident

  • Oct 17, 2017

Auburn man pleads guilty to filing a false insurance claim, a felony

An Auburn man has pleaded guilty in King County Superior Court to filing a false insurance claim, a felony. Danylo Pavlenko’s conviction will be suspended… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2017

DeVos’ visit on education reform draws hundreds of protesters

Hundreds of protesters filled Bellevue Way as Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump’s secretary of education, came to Bellevue to address the Washington Policy Center’s annual… Continue reading

Traffic advisories: Auburn Way South and Riverwalk Drive SE; and 10th Street NE to 14th Street NE

On Wednesday, Oct. 18, construction for the Auburn Way South safety improvements project will a require a traffic signal system shutdown at the intersection of… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2017

Auburn Police blotter | Oct. 13

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among any others, between Oct. 3 and 7: Oct. 3 Burglary: 5 a.m., 301 Lund Road… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Oct. 13

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 257 calls for service between Oct. 2 and 8, among them the following: Oct. 2 Aid call: 1:34… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2017