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Auburn City Council discusses Restorative Commmunity Pathways

The program would keep most kids who commit crimes out of jail.

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Auburn business owners convicted of felonies for stealing from employees

The pair operated two cleaning businesses in King County.

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Auburn officials outline legislative priorities

City opposes middle housing, police accountability bills; supports repeal of police pursuit restrictions.

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Attorney General files lawsuit against COVID testing company

Center for COVID Control operated testing sites in King County.

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Auburn police officer’s story conflicts with eyewitness account

Jeffrey Nelson faces trial in the killing of Jesse Sarey.

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State offers free at-home COVID-19 tests

You can order the tests through the state’s new online portal.

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Auburn, Federal Way mayors speak out against multi-family housing bill

Leaders say they don’t need state intervention.

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An iron worker installs the final steel beam in the new Lea Hill Elementary School. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing

Final beam installed on Lea Hill Elementary in Auburn

The school is set to open in the fall of 2022.

An iron worker installs the final steel beam in the new Lea Hill Elementary School. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing
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COVID testing centers shut down for lack of business license

Center for Covid Control announced Jan. 13 it would close all of its locations for a week.

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Auburn High School. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing

Auburn teachers and staff struggle during omicron wave

15% of staff has been out sick since schools re-opened in the new year.

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Man shoots, kills would-be robber on Auburn Way South

A man was shot and killed in Auburn on Tuesday, Jan. 11, after he allegedly attempted to rob a man in the 200 block of… Continue reading

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Auburn Avenue Theater. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing

Shows canceled at Auburn Avenue Theater

The City of Auburn posted an update on the status of the Auburn Avenue Theater after it was condemned earlier this month due to safety… Continue reading

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State Sen. Phil Fortunato defies COVID-19 rules, gets kicked out

Lawmaker, who represents 31st District, was escorted out of the legislative building on Jan. 10, 2022.

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Washington Democrats introduce bills clarifying police reforms

One deals with mental health response and the other deals with less-lethal weapons.

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King County Executive Dow Constantine and Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus tour the Clarion Hotel in Auburn on July 20, 2021. The hotel will be used to house approximately 100 people experiencing homelessness in the area as part of the county’s Health Through Housing program. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Auburn Reporter

Here’s what’s coming to Auburn in 2022

From Officer Jeffrey Nelson’s trial to opening Auburn’s Health Through Housing location, a lot is happening.

King County Executive Dow Constantine and Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus tour the Clarion Hotel in Auburn on July 20, 2021. The hotel will be used to house approximately 100 people experiencing homelessness in the area as part of the county’s Health Through Housing program. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Auburn Reporter
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Health care leaders declare statewide crisis, request action

The letter written to Gov. Inslee requests deployment of National Guard.

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The Auburn Avenue Theater sits vacant and boarded up on Jan. 3, 2022, after being condemned due to safety concerns stemming from the demolition of the Max House Apartment complex next door. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing

Auburn Avenue Theater gets ‘red-tagged’

Due to nearby demolition, facility must be evaluated for safety by structural engineers.

The Auburn Avenue Theater sits vacant and boarded up on Jan. 3, 2022, after being condemned due to safety concerns stemming from the demolition of the Max House Apartment complex next door. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing
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Three killed in apparent murder-suicide in Auburn

One child was able to escape the shooting.

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The exterior of the Clarion Hotel located on B Street behind the municipal airport in Auburn. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Auburn Reporter

King County opens isolation center at Auburn Clarion Hotel

To limit the spread of COVID-19, King County opened the Clarion Hotel in Auburn as a quarantine and isolation center while omicron cases surge throughout… Continue reading

The exterior of the Clarion Hotel located on B Street behind the municipal airport in Auburn. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Auburn Reporter
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Vaccine theft, hit and run | Auburn police blotter

The following reports are taken from the Auburn Police Department’s daily blotter from Dec. 20 through Dec. 29. Dec. 20 Trifecta: A man was arrested… Continue reading

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