The scene of a large brush fire April 18 in the 35200 block of Green Valley Road. Photo courtesy of Valley Regional Fire Authority

Brush fire continues to burn off Southeast Green Valley Road

Fire prompts level-2 evacuation order

The site of the former Heritage Apartments in downtown Auburn on Monday. Robert Whale, Auburn Reporter

Heritage Apartments owner is expected to start on replacement this summer

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Auburn studies criminal penalties for illegal camping on public property

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Volunteers for the city of Auburn's Adopt-a-Street Program recently during a momentary pause from their labors. Courtesy photo, City of Auburn
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Adopt-a-Street Program tweaks rules to allow volunteers to be one-event cleaner-uppers

You may see them from time-to-time along Auburn’s streets, groups of people in the orange vests with the vertical, yellow… Continue reading

King County District Court, South Division, Auburn Courthouse is located in the City of Auburn at 340 E. Main St. in the Auburn Justice Center. This facility provides court services for the cities of Auburn and Covington. File photo

Auburn ponders states of its aging public facilities

Consultant offers multiple recommendations.

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Driver trapped in semi-truck that crashed into tree | Fire blotter

Between April 5 and April 11, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 258 calls for service, among them the… Continue reading

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King County prosecutor, council member propose hate crimes task force

County leaders say the proposal will give better resouces to prosecute and investigate hate crimes.

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

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Local artists wanted to design limited-edition ORCA Cards

Applications due by 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 5.

 

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

Democrats, Republicans, budgets and taxes | Roegner

Because the Democrats control the state’s House, Senate and the Governor’s Office, reaching agreement on the 2021-2023 budget should be Continue reading...