City asks state leaders for funding to address needs

On the list: affordable housing, regulatory reform, help with higher cost of goods and services

After 50-plus years, GSA Northwest/Arctic Regional HQ leaving Auburn

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) on Wednesday announced its Region 10 headquarters in Auburn will relocate to Tacoma in… Continue reading

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From left, social workers Tamara Liebich-Lantz and Carrie Talamaivao, SKFR Capt. Roy Smith and VRFA Firefighter Johan Friis smile for a photo in front of the CARES SUV at the Valley Regional Fire Authority Station 35. Photo courtesy of CARES

South King Fire, Valley Regional Fire CARES for the local community

The Community Assistance, Referrals and Education Services unit fills niche of emergency assistance to help South King County’s most vulnerable populations.

Employers welcome Legislature’s effort to resolve trade dispute, support Washington exporters

Washington employers welcomed a move by state legislators to resolve an international trade dispute with the World Trade Organization, saying… Continue reading

  • 17 hours ago

Stokesbary introduces billion-dollar tax relief package for Washington’s working families

With Wednesday’s updated state revenue forecast projecting a surge of $1.1 billion in unexpected new revenue, House Republican budget lead,… Continue reading

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King County Elections mails Presidential Primary ballots

Voters must vote by March 10

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Senate passes Wilson bill to allow diplomas for deceased students

Another bill prohibits solitary confinement of youths

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The language of the original bill prohibited privately-owned detainment facilities from being contracted by local, state, or federal government entities, but a last-second amendment was adopted to substantially narrow the focus of the legislation. File photo

Lawmakers flinch on banning for-profit detention facilities

Last minute amendment exempted ICE detainment facility.

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A proposal to make King County Metro fares free for low-income households could be approved in the coming months. File photo

King County considers free transit for low-income residents

The program would target those at or below 80 percent of the federal poverty level.

Federal Way resident Mi’Chance Dunlap-Gittens, 17, died Jan. 27, 2017. Courtesy photo

Law enforcement challenges report on sting operation that killed Federal Way teen

King County Office of Law Enforcement Oversight’s findings rattle Sheriff’s Office, police union.

Gov. Jay Inslee signs the first bill of the 2020 legislative session into law. On the right stands the bill’s primary sponsor, Sen. Jamie Pedersen, D-Seattle, who is wearing a red tie. Photo by Cameron Sheppard, WNPA News Service

Gov. Inslee signs tax bill to help fund higher education

Law shifts a portion of the tax burden to large tech companies.

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Using specialized equipment at Longevita Pilates and Yoga Studio in Auburn.

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Helping people get back on track through the court process

Bail agents do far more than simply get people to show up in court, says All City manager/agent

 

Bridging the digital divide in Washington

Comcast’s Internet Essentials program has connected nearly 340,000 in Washington State

 

Opinion

February is Heart Month: How reliable are heart monitoring devices?

By Dr. Philip Massey, for the Auburn Reporter February is Heart Month, the perfect time to learn about your risk Continue reading...

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Worn out wind blades plugging up landfills

While wind farms generate “greenhouse gas free” electricity, there is increasing concern about the rapidly growing number of worn out Continue reading...