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Auburn High School graduates-to-be listen as their class speaker addresses them during the 2021 graduation ceremony at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Courtesy photo.

Hundreds embrace Auburn School District’s late classes

District has also created a permanent online school.

Auburn High School graduates-to-be listen as their class speaker addresses them during the 2021 graduation ceremony at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Courtesy photo.
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Spray playground re-opens at Les Gove Park

The city of Auburn announced on July 9, that the spray playground at Les Gove Park is up and running again after it was shut… Continue reading

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Crime in Auburn increased slightly in 2020

Crime in Auburn rose in 2020, but police cleared fewer cases, according to the Crime in Washington report released by the Washington Association of Sheriffs… Continue reading

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The Christ Community Free Clinic is set to re-open from 5:30-8 p.m. July 20. The clinic is located at 1 A street NW in Auburn. Photo By Henry Stewart-Wood/Auburn Reporter

Auburn free clinic to re-open

Clinic will be open by appointment only every Tuesday starting July 20.

The Christ Community Free Clinic is set to re-open from 5:30-8 p.m. July 20. The clinic is located at 1 A street NW in Auburn. Photo By Henry Stewart-Wood/Auburn Reporter
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Calls for fire service increased over holiday weekend

Firefighters responded to several fires and injuries.

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Entrance to the White River Valley Museum in Auburn, photo taken on July 1, 2021.

White River Valley Museum reopens with ‘Closets of Curiosity’ exhibit

The White River Valley Museum opened its newest exhibit “Closets of Curiosity” to the public on July 7. The exhibit consists of about a dozen… Continue reading

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Entrance to the White River Valley Museum in Auburn, photo taken on July 1, 2021.
Auburn’s first parklet outside Rail Hop’n Brewery, photo shot July 2. Photo By Henry Stewart-Wood.

Parklets bring more outdoor seating to downtown Auburn

More permanent outdoor seating will become available as Auburn builds new “parklets” in the downtown area. Parklets are small public spaces that usually extend from… Continue reading

Auburn’s first parklet outside Rail Hop’n Brewery, photo shot July 2. Photo By Henry Stewart-Wood.
The boardwalk over wetlands at Lewis Lake Park in Auburn on June 24, 2021. The boardwalk was constructed by the Auburn Noon Lions Club. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Auburn Reporter

Check out Auburn’s newest park: Lewis Lake Park

Auburn unveiled Lewis Lake Park in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The park, named after former mayor Peter B. Lewis, covers 9.25 acres of land,… Continue reading

The boardwalk over wetlands at Lewis Lake Park in Auburn on June 24, 2021. The boardwalk was constructed by the Auburn Noon Lions Club. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Auburn Reporter
Artist in residence Neely Goniodsky poses for a photo outside of the barn she is working out of at Mary Olson Farm on Friday, June 25, 2021. The farm is located at 28728 Green River Road. Photo By Henry Stewart-Wood/Auburn Reporter

Meet Neely Goniodsky, artist in residence at Mary Olson Farm

She is creating a film about the farm’s history.

Artist in residence Neely Goniodsky poses for a photo outside of the barn she is working out of at Mary Olson Farm on Friday, June 25, 2021. The farm is located at 28728 Green River Road. Photo By Henry Stewart-Wood/Auburn Reporter
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Auburn’s Summer Programs Return

Auburn won’t be holding its normal Fourth of July Festival due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are plenty of programs to look forward to… Continue reading

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King County Council passes tenant protections

Tenants in unincorporated King County won new rights after the King County Council voted to pass ordinance 2021-0131 during its meeting June 29. Under the… Continue reading

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Auburn says no to fireworks show this year

The City of Auburn has cancelled its annual Fourth of July Festival due to COVID-19. If you’re thinking about holding your own fireworks show, you… Continue reading

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King County lifts mask mandate as 70% of residents are fully vaccinated

King County’s public health department announced June 29 that the mask mandate has been lifted as 70% of King County residents are fully vaccinated from… Continue reading

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Auburn, Kent hit hardest by high temperatures, says heat mapping project

King County released the results of a new heat mapping project showing Auburn and Kent are disproportionately affected by high temperatures. The project began on… Continue reading

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Auburn City Council revises local drug laws

The Auburn City Council approved changes to the city code regarding possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia during its meeting on Monday (June 21). The… Continue reading

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Gov. Jay Inslee (center) gives a speech on the importance of getting vaccinated and to spread awareness of the state's efforts to vaccinate all Washingtonians during his visit to the Auburn vaccine clinic on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Auburn Reporter

Gov. Inslee visits Auburn vaccine clinic

Gov. Jay Inslee stopped by King County’s vaccine clinic at the Auburn Outlet Collections on Tuesday afternoon (June 22) to speak with vaccine administrators and… Continue reading

Gov. Jay Inslee (center) gives a speech on the importance of getting vaccinated and to spread awareness of the state's efforts to vaccinate all Washingtonians during his visit to the Auburn vaccine clinic on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Auburn Reporter
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Tips for staying safe during Washington’s heat wave

The Puget Sound region could see record breaking temperatures this week as a heat wave hits Washington. Monday’s temperatures reached the high 80s. The record… Continue reading

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