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Damage to the Riverfront Apartment complex as seen from 8th Street Northeast on Monday, Nov. 8. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing

Riverfront fire caused millions in damage

A GoFundMe fundraiser has been created to support the residents of the Riverfront Apartment complex.

Damage to the Riverfront Apartment complex as seen from 8th Street Northeast on Monday, Nov. 8. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing
Pastor Gordon Banks accepts the Martin Luther King Medal of Distinguished Service presented by King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer on Nov. 16, 2021. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing

Auburn pastor receives Martin Luther King Medal of Distinguished Service

Pastor Gordon Banks of the Overcomer Covenant Church accepted the award on Nov. 16.

Pastor Gordon Banks accepts the Martin Luther King Medal of Distinguished Service presented by King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer on Nov. 16, 2021. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing
Tree fallen on a house near Les Gove Park in Auburn on Monday, Nov. 15. High winds and fallen trees caused several power outages in the Auburn area. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood.

Strong winds lead to power outages in Auburn

Winds over 20 mph have caused trees to fall over

Tree fallen on a house near Les Gove Park in Auburn on Monday, Nov. 15. High winds and fallen trees caused several power outages in the Auburn area. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood.
Firefighters spray water at a carport engulfed in flames at the Riverfront Apartment complex on 8th Street Southeast. The apartment complex was engulfed in a three-alarm fire Nov. 7. Photo courtesy of Valley Regional Fire Authority

60 displaced after three-alarm fire engulfs Auburn apartment complex

No one was hurt in the fire, according to the Valley Regional Fire Authority.

Firefighters spray water at a carport engulfed in flames at the Riverfront Apartment complex on 8th Street Southeast. The apartment complex was engulfed in a three-alarm fire Nov. 7. Photo courtesy of Valley Regional Fire Authority
The Auburn MakerSpace is offering several take home projects for the holidays. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing

Tap into your creativity at the Auburn MakerSpace

Equipped with a variety of machines, you can create everything from engraved glassware to signs.

The Auburn MakerSpace is offering several take home projects for the holidays. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing
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Green River College named top 150 community colleges in U.S.

The school now has a chance to win $1 million from the Aspen Institute.

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Example of what it can look like when you replace a grass lawn with native plants. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing

Tired of mowing the lawn? Consider using native plants

Replacing your lawn with Northwest vegetation can be beneficial to homeowners and wildlife alike.

Example of what it can look like when you replace a grass lawn with native plants. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing
The ballistic-missile submarine USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN 730) arrives home at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deterrent patrol in this 2015 file photo. Courtesy of the U.S. Navy

Auburn woman charged with defrauding U.S. government over steel produced for Navy

Elaine Thomas, 67, of Auburn pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court in Tacoma to defrauding the United States during her time as the Director… Continue reading

The ballistic-missile submarine USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN 730) arrives home at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deterrent patrol in this 2015 file photo. Courtesy of the U.S. Navy
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Auburn’s 56th annual Veterans Day parade is Nov. 6

The city expects around 6,000 people to participate in the parade.

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Broken windows boarded up at Sound Transit Auburn Station after a man threw rocks at the windows, shattering them and causing an estimated $20,000 in damage according to charging documents. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Auburn Reporter

Man charged for vandalizing Sound Transit’s Auburn Station

The man allegedly broke several large windows, which cost thousands to replace.

Broken windows boarded up at Sound Transit Auburn Station after a man threw rocks at the windows, shattering them and causing an estimated $20,000 in damage according to charging documents. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Auburn Reporter
Photo of Jeffrey Nelson after he shot and killed Jesse Sarey on May 31, 2019. Courtesy photo

Auburn police officer’s use of force history provides context for his murder trial

Jeffrey Nelson killed three and sent dozens to the hospital during his time serving the City of Auburn.

Photo of Jeffrey Nelson after he shot and killed Jesse Sarey on May 31, 2019. Courtesy photo
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Auburn Food Bank is hosting its Fall Harvest Fundraiser this Friday

Drive through and donate to help families in need

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Pete von Reichbauer is running for re-election of King County Council District 7.

PVR is ahead in race for King County Council District 7

Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer is poised to keep his seat on the council.

Pete von Reichbauer is running for re-election of King County Council District 7.
A voter drops off their ballot for the King County general election on Nov. 2, 2021. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Auburn Reporter

Results for Auburn mayor, city council and school board elections

Mayor of Auburn The general election preliminary results are in and Nancy Backus is poised to be re-elected as mayor of Auburn. Backus ran unopposed… Continue reading

A voter drops off their ballot for the King County general election on Nov. 2, 2021. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Auburn Reporter
Wendee Odell is running for Auburn City Council Position No. 2. Photo from Wendee4washington.com

Meet Wendee Odell, candidate for Auburn City Council Position 2

Odell has a background in the military and accounting.

Wendee Odell is running for Auburn City Council Position No. 2. Photo from Wendee4washington.com
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Looking for something to do in Auburn over Halloween weekend?

Auburn has several options for the whole family.

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Uptown Square in Federal Way. File photo

South King County renters need more assistance

Some of the most significant need for rental assistance in King County is in South King County, said Hedda McLendon, director of COVID emergency services.… Continue reading

Uptown Square in Federal Way. File photo
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Boy kidnapped and beaten at gunpoint

Auburn police arrested two juvenile females suspected of committing the crime.

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Auburn High School Principal Jeff Gardner addresses the fights that took place at the school on Thursday, Oct. 21. Screenshot taken from YouTube.

Auburn High School principal addresses safety after fights break out

Three different fights broke out at Auburn High School on Thursday, Oct. 21, Auburn High School Principal Jeff Gardner said in a video update he… Continue reading

Auburn High School Principal Jeff Gardner addresses the fights that took place at the school on Thursday, Oct. 21. Screenshot taken from YouTube.
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.

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