James Rodgers, Auburn’s poet laureate.

For the love of local poetry | Auburn’s poet laureate

By James Rodgers, Auburn Poet Laureate Hello Auburn! I hope all is well. It has been brought to our attention… Continue reading

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Fake cop initiates traffic stop | Auburn police blotter

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between April 26 and May 2: April 26… Continue reading

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Medics use ‘jaws of life’ | Fire blotter

Between April 26 and May 2, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 278 calls for service, among them the… Continue reading

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Auburn man charged with threatening to kill Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan

Seattle Police say an Auburn man left a death threat on Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan’s main office telephone line on… Continue reading

Prosecutor charges Auburn man with domestic violence assault and violating a protection order

Auburn Police say an Auburn man tried to strangle his girlfriend on April 25, 2021, and in so doing has… Continue reading

More than 350 people dedicated a large part of their day to sprucing up Auburn during the annual Clean Sweep event on April 24. Courtesy photo, City of Auburn.

350 lend elbow grease to Auburn’s Clean Sweep 2021

Auburn’s annual Clean Sweep drew nearly 350 people to the common cause of beautifying Auburn on April 24. Community groups,… Continue reading

ASD hosts virtual public meeting May 12 to provide info. about the Lea Hill Elementary replacement project

The Auburn School District hosts a community information night about the Lea Hill Elementary replacement project from 6-7 p.m. May… Continue reading

Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

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Police search for suspect in fatal shooting of 8-year-old Federal Way girl

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New laws will tax the rich, offer aid to low-income workers

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The Emerald Downs horse racing track will reopen May 19 with a limited number of fans allowed. COURTESY PHOTO, Emerald Downs

Emerald Downs to allow fans this horse racing season

At 25% capacity under state guidelines; fans were banned last year due to COVID-19

 

 

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James Rodgers, Auburn’s poet laureate.

For the love of local poetry | Auburn’s poet laureate

By James Rodgers, Auburn Poet Laureate Hello Auburn! I hope all is well. It has been brought to our attention Continue reading...

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