Cameron Sheppard

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Hot housing market forces out many first-time homebuyers

Housing experts concerned about the long-term impacts on generational wealth.

 

Auburn resident Lukas Holloman was able to pursue his dream of being an aviator as a high school student. Courtesy photo

Auburn student soars toward aviation career

Lukas Holloman has already flown over 75 hours in the sky.

 

Dr. Amit Desai of St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way receives a COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 17, 2020. Photo courtesy of CHI Franciscan

Vaccination data reveals disparities among regions and race

South King County and certain minority groups are far behind on COVID-19 vaccine goals.

 

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King County leaders propose emergency funding for gun violence prevention initiative

Sixty-nine people were reportedly shot during the first quarter of 2021.

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Pills taken during police investigation (photo credit: Bellevue Police)

Renton man charged with homicide after selling fentanyl pills to a Bellevue woman

Law enforcement warns of an alarming increase in fentanyl deaths.

Pills taken during police investigation (photo credit: Bellevue Police)
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Too Good To Go app aims to creatively reduce food waste

Nearly 40 percent of all food goes to waste worldwide, according to compnay spokesperson.

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Auburn’s Community Resource Center puts social services and community court under same roof

Intended to increase community access to valuable social services.

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Auditors find racial disparities in King County contracts

BIPOC-owned businesses earn contract bids at a much lower rate than white-owned businesses.

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Joyce Peloza after the unveiling of a bench in honor of Bill Peloza. (Photo courtesy of city of Auburn)

Bench honors late Auburn advocate and councilmember Bill Peloza

Former Auburn City Councilmember Bill Peloza has been honored with a park bench in his name — a bench that overlooks the Auburn Farmers Market… Continue reading

Joyce Peloza after the unveiling of a bench in honor of Bill Peloza. (Photo courtesy of city of Auburn)
Noroviruses belong to the genus norovirus and the family caliciviridae. Charles D. Humphrey, USCDCP/ Pixnio.com

Norovirus-like illness reportedly linked to Auburn’s Mazatlan Restaurant

13 people have been reported to experience symptoms consistent with Norovirus.

Noroviruses belong to the genus norovirus and the family caliciviridae. Charles D. Humphrey, USCDCP/ Pixnio.com
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Auburn police complete state mandated crisis intervention training

The training is inteneded to teach better tools and techniques for dealing with those in crisis.

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Auburn seeks tree lovers to join Urban Tree Board

The City of Auburn is looking for three new members from the community to add to the Urban Tree Board. The Urban Tree Board is… Continue reading

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Auburn police officer Jeffrey Nelson. File photo

Auburn cop’s murder trial scheduled for February 2022

Jeffrey Nelson is still a city employee and is on administrative leave.

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Pedro Miola inspects the panel to ensure the bees are healthy. (Photo by Cameron Sheppard)

Eye of the bee-holder: Urban beekeeping buzzes in the Pacific Northwest

How a young man on-track to become a doctor found his calling in an ancient trade.

Pedro Miola inspects the panel to ensure the bees are healthy. (Photo by Cameron Sheppard)
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Report: One-third of Auburn renters are ‘cost-burdened’

Report estimates that a household in Auburn must make about $36/hour to afford the average rent.

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Small unincorporated neighborhood of Stuck, also known as Totem (screenshot of Google Maps)

Resident feels ‘Stuck’ in unincorporated King County

Totem ‘island’ man struggles with complications that annexation into Auburn could solve.

Small unincorporated neighborhood of Stuck, also known as Totem (screenshot of Google Maps)
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Auburn Farmers Market opens June 6

Market will be held every Sunday from 10 am to 3 pm at Les Gove Park.

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Auburn Food Bank to host “Empty Bowls” fundraiser

Those who donate will receive their pick of many different artisan crafted bowls.

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Auburn police officer’s murder trial expected to be scheduled soon

Jeffrey Nelson is one of the first cops charged under new I-940 guidelines.

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Auburn Symphony Orchestra announces new concert season

They expect to return to in-person shows beginning in October.

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