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Traffic advisory: Work on Auburn Way South | PROJECT UPDATES

Beginning Monday, Aug. 6, through approximately Aug. 10, construction by NorthSky Communications for CenturyLink will require a right lane closure on east bound Auburn Way… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

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

Editor’s note: This story has been corrected. An Auburn man has pleaded guilty in King County Superior Court to filing a false insurance claim, a… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

Auburn Police blotter | Aug. 3

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between July 23 and 26: July 23 Vandalism: 4 p.m., 1692 Lake Tapps… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

Naturally creative, crafty

Woods and critters inspire work of Mary Olson Farm’s first artist in residence

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Aug. 3

Between July 23 and 29, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 268 requests for service, among them the following: July 23 Accident: 8:53 a.m.… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

County transfers surplus Metro Vanpool vans to local organizations

After years of being faithful county employees, three dozen recently “retired” King County Metro Vanpool vans are preparing for a future of helping meet the… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2018

Algona Family Fun Days returns to the park

Two days of music, food, entertainment and activities for the public

  • Aug 2, 2018

Senior citizen stymies scummy scammers

Wild phone scam targets Lake Holm woman

Dog Days at the market

Contest brings out the best in pets and their owners

  • Aug 2, 2018

Give-and-take approach on homelessness

The community takes recommendations of mayor’s task force and runs with ’em.

Community shares the joy of the O-Bon tradition

White River Buddhist Temple hosts 49th annual summertime festival

  • Aug 1, 2018

WSP and local law enforcement say sting operation has taken 21 child predators off the streets

A five-day operation run by the Washington State Patrol and several local law enforcement partners and affiliates has removed from their communities 21 allegedly dangerous… Continue reading

Preserving the past, leaving a loving legacy

Patricia Cosgrove to retire after fulfilling her work to improve a museum, enhance an historic farm

Senior dogs at Auburn Valley Humane Society fetch grant

For the Reporter The Grey Muzzle Organization has awarded a grant to Auburn Valley Humane Society for its care of senior dogs. AVHS is one… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2018

Living life to the fullest

Service celebrates Kent Police Officer Diego Moreno

Funeral processional for fallen police officer to affect local, area streets

Significant traffic impacts will occur as the funeral processional for fallen Kent Police Officer Diego Moreno moves from Emerald Downs to the accesso ShoWare Center… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2018

Highway 167 northbound lanes to close for an hour Tuesday

Police procession starts 10:50 a.m. July 31 to honor Officer Moreno

  • Jul 30, 2018

Federal Way light rail extension costs jump by $460 million

Sound Transit says rising construction market prices pushes project to $2.5 billion

City officials consider half-street code requirement changes

As it is stands, Auburn’s half-street code requires property owners to complete public improvements across the frontage of their property when they develop it. Fortunately,… Continue reading