Elected or appointed? King County weighs sheriff options

Voters could be asked to decide in November.

Screenshot from the Auburn Valley Humane Society’s Facebook page.

Auburn Valley Humane Society’s online tool helps people find homes for pets

The number one reason people surrender their pets to an animal shelter is because their living situation has changed, and… Continue reading

Owner of proposed Enumclaw Recycling Center ordered to close Auburn location

King County has been trying to shutter the Buckley Recycle Center for nearly 15 years, and claims the lack of progress at the Enumclaw site shows the owner has little interest in complying with county regulations.

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Tribute to my first-grade teacher, Francelle Calkins

I believe 1946 was her first year of teaching at Washington Elementary Grade School in Auburn. She was young, beautiful,… Continue reading

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Courtesy of the Auburn School District

There will be school this fall in Auburn

The district is working on answering the question: What will it look like?

Pills stolen, windows smashed | Auburn police blotter

Between June 27 and July 3, the Auburn Police Department responded to the following calls for service, among many others:… Continue reading

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King County homeless count: 11,751 people, up 5 percent from 2019

One night a year, volunteers spread out across Seattle and King County to count the homeless. And on the cold,… Continue reading

The Red Lion Inn at 1 South Grady Way in Renton is being used as temporary site to relocate individuals experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo.

Renton battles King County over temporary shelter at Red Lion Hotel

County officials believe emergency health order will supersede city’s move.

A train route that would shuttle people between Eastern and Western Washington could tie in with the proposed ultra-high-speed rail between B.C. and Portland. Photo courtesy RobertStafford/Pixabay.com

State receives King County to Spokane rail study

It would take about eight and a half hours to reach the Inland Empire from Puget Sound.

Courtesy of Mountain View Fire and Rescue

Mountain View Fire and Rescue seeks levy on Aug. 4 primary ballot

Service area includes unincorporated King County near the cities of Auburn, Enumclaw and Kent.

Firefighters treat 3 in head-on collision | Fire blotter

Reporter staff Between June 29 and July 5, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 271 calls for service, among Continue reading...

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Business
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Auburn Jack in the Box owner fined nearly $70,000 for teen worker violations

The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries says on 260 occasions the owner of the Auburn Jack in the Continue reading...

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Sports

WIAA delays start dates for fall sports

Football practices to begin Sept. 5, all other sports planned for Sept. 7.

 

 

Life
Screenshot from the Auburn Valley Humane Society’s Facebook page.

Auburn Valley Humane Society’s online tool helps people find homes for pets

The number one reason people surrender their pets to an animal shelter is because their living situation has changed, and Continue reading...

 

Washington State Fair cancelled

COVID-19 outbreak claims another event

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Marketplace

Mayor Ralph and Comcast Honor Local Students for Outstanding Academic and Community Service

Comcast Awards Scholarships to 42 Washington State High School Seniors

 

While people may be staying closer to home right now, nutritious and delicious meals are as close as Gourmet Meals to Go, delivered right to your door.

5 simple steps gets custom, restaurant-quality cuisine to your door!

We might not be dining out much right now, but that doesn’t Continue reading...

 

Discover 6 beautiful botanical spaces in this garden paradise

We know the Pacific Northwest is a gardener’s – and garden lover’s Continue reading...

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Don’t Dread Exercise… Eat The Frog!

Leapfrog to fitness by facing your fears

 

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

Points of contention on police inquests in King County

Inquests frequently unfold against a backdrop of sadness and drama: Family members’ shock at the sudden loss of a loved Continue reading...

 

Guests gather to view a photo of Pilchuck Julia during the naming ceremony of the Snohomish River boat landing named for her in August, 2019. (Kevin Clark / Herald file photo)

Editorial: What history is owed through our monuments

The decisions regarding whom we honor in our public squares require deliberation and consensus.

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