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Use your King County library card to explore the outdoors

KCLS cardholders can check out a Discover Pass for two weeks to explore public lands.

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Monkeypox virus. Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control.

King County identifies first presumptive monkeypox case

The illness is not as easily transmitted compared to COVID-19, according to health officer.

Monkeypox virus. Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control.
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Federal Way man arrested after fatal crash on SR 18

One killed, others injured in Sunday night crash.

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Auburn School Board seeks applicants for director district 3

The position was recently vacated.

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Zoom panel discusses Jesse Sarey’s killing by Auburn police

Panelists include students from Harvard, Sarey’s family and local activists.

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(Left to right) Sergey Alter poses on a forklift with Travis Parke, Seth Myers and Joe Drake at the Safeway distribution center where Alter works. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing

Puget Sound Training Center hopes to help more Ukrainian refugees

Sergey Alter immigrated to the U.S. from Ukraine in 2001 and received training from the Puget Sound Training Center.

(Left to right) Sergey Alter poses on a forklift with Travis Parke, Seth Myers and Joe Drake at the Safeway distribution center where Alter works. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing
This screenshot from Auburn Police Department bodycam footage shows an officer about to fire his weapon and kill dog on May 13, 2022.

Auburn police shoot dog, and owner claims it wasn’t justified

See videos of attack as well as bodycam footage of officer firing at dog.

This screenshot from Auburn Police Department bodycam footage shows an officer about to fire his weapon and kill dog on May 13, 2022.
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Some of the art on display at the City Hall Gallery.

New art on display in Auburn

Several galleries have new pieces on display

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Some of the art on display at the City Hall Gallery.
Auburn Station’s existing parking garage. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing

Sound Transit seeks public input on Auburn Station improvements

Improvements include a new parking garage and bus shelters

Auburn Station’s existing parking garage. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing
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Dozens of King County Sheriff’s Office employees left jobs instead of getting vaccinated

This added on to the existing number of vacancies in the department.

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Closer look at lawsuits and charges against Auburn police

Two Auburn police officers are awaiting trial for violent felonies.

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A South King Fire & Rescue firefighter places a used test swab into a secure COVID test vial on Nov. 18, 2020, at a Federal Way testing site. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing

COVID-19 testing sites in Federal Way, Auburn to close

The county cites low case rates and increased at-home tests

A South King Fire & Rescue firefighter places a used test swab into a secure COVID test vial on Nov. 18, 2020, at a Federal Way testing site. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing
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Photo of a September 2021 car crash that killed two people on 15th Street Northwest in Auburn.

Man charged for September car crash that killed two

Emmanuel Bradsher is also a suspect in the death of his brother moments before the crash.

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Photo of a September 2021 car crash that killed two people on 15th Street Northwest in Auburn.
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Photo of Auburn Police Officer Jeffrey Nelson after he shot and killed Jesse Sarey on May 31, 2019.

Auburn Police Officer Jeffrey Nelson’s murder trial postponed again

The defense said it needs more time to gather evidence.

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Photo of Auburn Police Officer Jeffrey Nelson after he shot and killed Jesse Sarey on May 31, 2019.
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Auburn police officer charged with vehicular homicide, reckless driving, hit and run

Smith allegedly crashed his Mercedes twice in less than 20 minutes in Seattle

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Deane Davies and his school bus.

Longtime Auburn school bus driver to retire: ‘It’s been a fun ride’

Davies began driving buses after he graduated from Auburn High School in 1975.

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Deane Davies and his school bus.
The Enumclaw library passes out free at-home rapid COVID tests last January. Sound Publishing file photo

COVID levels rise to ‘medium’ transmission risk in King County

No new restrictions, recommendations or regulations were suggested by health officer Jeff Duchin

The Enumclaw library passes out free at-home rapid COVID tests last January. Sound Publishing file photo
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Auburn police officer under investigation for DUI, vehicular homicide

The officer, who was off-duty at the time, was arrested and taken to jail April 23.

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City of Auburn to explore annexing Kent neighborhood

The Bridges housing development is completely surrounded by Auburn.

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(Left to right) Cascade Middle Schoolers Melinda Mai, Jordan Englert, Dawson Delaney, Mason Coates, Liam Jones and CJ Baxter pose for a photo next to the rocket they designed and built for the American Rocketry Challenge.

Cascade Middle School rocketry team to compete for national championship

The team will compete against 100 other student teams on May 14.

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(Left to right) Cascade Middle Schoolers Melinda Mai, Jordan Englert, Dawson Delaney, Mason Coates, Liam Jones and CJ Baxter pose for a photo next to the rocket they designed and built for the American Rocketry Challenge.