Halloween decorations on display on D Street. Photo courtesy of D Street Lights.

Take a look at Auburn’s DIY Halloween exhibit:

D Street Lights was created for everyone to enjoy.

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Racial disparities in bike helmet law forces decision by King County health board

On Oct. 21, the King County Board of Health discussed striking down a county law that requires bicycle riders to… Continue reading

Geographic dispersion of Washington State Patrol commissioned personnel who lost their jobs Oct. 18. (Washington State Patrol)

Rather than get vaccine, nearly 1,900 state workers lose jobs

Exactly how many people will be out of work for ignoring Gov. Jay Inslee’s vaccine mandate isn’t known yet. But… Continue reading

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Do you need to pay for your COVID hospital stay?

Washington state law requires hospitals to provide free care for certain income brackets.

Auburn School District Superintendent Dr. Alan Spicciati. Courtesy photo

State’s healthy youth survey to ASD students in grades 6, 8, 10, and 12 wraps Oct. 29

Oct. 29 is the final day this fall for Auburn School District students in grades 6, 8, 10 and 12… Continue reading

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Valley Regional Fire Authority truck. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing

VRFA loses seven firefighters over vaccine mandate

Services aren’t expected to be affected by the personnel loss.

Reagan Dunn

Dunn proposes memorial for King County residents lost to pandemic

Nearly 2,000 have died of COVID-19

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New timeline of summer 2022 for opening HOV lanes through Tacoma

I-5 traffic often backed up both directions near project

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Kim Wyman. COURTESY PHOTO, state Secretary of State Office

Washington secretary of state gets federal job

Kim Wyman taking job with Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

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Courtesy Photo, Public Health — Seattle King County

King County to require vaccination proof at certain events, businesses

Begins Oct. 25 at restaurants, bars, indoor recreational events

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Washington nurse accused of being imposter for over a decade

Alieu Drammeh, 53, didn’t have a license, but was hired repeatedly around Puget Sound.



Auburn Senior Activity Center has a lot to offer

The Auburn Senior Activity Center provides Auburn’s senior community with a variety of classes, activities and tours all year round. Continue reading...


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

A look at city council races around the region | Roegner

I have been following elections in King County for close to 40 years. But I still rely on local sources Continue reading...