Mark Klaas

As incumbent Mark Hargrove

Candidates expand on issues as election looms

Local candidates, including familiar personalities who occupy seats in the state House of Representatives, agreed on many issues during a two-hour forum Oct. 19 at Kent Commons.

 

The Rev. Antonio Illas is leading a revival at St. Matthew/San Mateo Episcopal Church

New vicar has vision to do more for the community

Antonio Illas has worn many cloths and fulfilled different duties to help others.

 

The Rev. Antonio Illas is leading a revival at St. Matthew/San Mateo Episcopal Church

New vicar has vision to do more for the community

Antonio Illas has worn many cloths and fulfilled different duties to help others.

 

Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus and Jae-Kook Sim

Mayor to mayor: Sister Cities meet up

Dignitaries from Auburn's Sister City of Pyeongchang, South Korea, including the city's new mayor, Jae-Kook Sim, visited Auburn leaders at City Hall on Wednesday, the latest goodwill exchange between the communities.

Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus and Jae-Kook Sim
Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus and Jae-Kook Sim

Mayor to mayor: Sister Cities meet up

Dignitaries from Auburn's Sister City of Pyeongchang, South Korea, including the city's new mayor, Jae-Kook Sim, visited Auburn leaders at City Hall on Wednesday, the latest goodwill exchange between the communities.

Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus and Jae-Kook Sim
Jessica Chebotar

Students experience hands-on, skilled nursing at camp

Nursing is in the blood, so naturally John Bato-Borja and Sara Koenig are following their parents' footsteps to careers in the health care world.

Jessica Chebotar
Jessica Chebotar

Students experience hands-on, skilled nursing at camp

Nursing is in the blood, so naturally John Bato-Borja and Sara Koenig are following their parents' footsteps to careers in the health care world.

Jessica Chebotar
Kenny and Sandi O’Keefe have recovered from a fire in February that destroyed their garage and most everything in it

Back from the ashes, racing

Local community helps veteran driver get back on the track

Kenny and Sandi O’Keefe have recovered from a fire in February that destroyed their garage and most everything in it
Kenny and Sandi O’Keefe have recovered from a fire in February that destroyed their garage and most everything in it

Back from the ashes, racing

Local community helps veteran driver get back on the track

Kenny and Sandi O’Keefe have recovered from a fire in February that destroyed their garage and most everything in it

One year later: mother still seeks answers to son’s death

Pamela Andrews’ son, Michael Bippes, was stabbed to death on July 7, 2015, on the Interurban Trail in Auburn

Gordon Banks

Former pro football player finds his calling as youth pastor

Gordon Banks, a successful businessman and a former NFL player, was considering offers to coach in the college and pro ranks.

Gordon Banks
Gordon Banks

Former pro football player finds his calling as youth pastor

Gordon Banks, a successful businessman and a former NFL player, was considering offers to coach in the college and pro ranks.

Gordon Banks
Pride of the Lions: Priya Rabadia and Christian Rotter set the bar high at Auburn Mountainview High School as top students and leaders.

Auburn Mountainview duo prepared to help others | Top grads

No matter what lies ahead of them, Christian Rotter and Priya Rabadia are certain of one thing: they are determined to make life better for others.

Pride of the Lions: Priya Rabadia and Christian Rotter set the bar high at Auburn Mountainview High School as top students and leaders.
Off to Ivy League schools: Katerina ‘Kat’ Zhuravel and Adrian Tong left their mark at Auburn Riverside High School.

Shining seniors lead the way at Auburn Riverside | Top grads

One likes a good debate, the other, solving complex computer problems.

Off to Ivy League schools: Katerina ‘Kat’ Zhuravel and Adrian Tong left their mark at Auburn Riverside High School.
Anthony Freshour has found help and a career path through Kent-based Valley Cities.

Local man helps others with similar mental health struggles

Drugs and alcohol and untreated depression had taken their toll on Anthony Freshour.

Anthony Freshour has found help and a career path through Kent-based Valley Cities.
Tony Whetstine served honorably with the Marines in the first Gulf War. Today

Gulf War veteran, martial artist works today to help others | Memorial Day Weekend

Tony Whetstine remembers the thick, suffocating smoke and the dim, polluted skies over the burning oil fields of Kuwait 25 years ago.

Tony Whetstine served honorably with the Marines in the first Gulf War. Today
Students

Right touch for serious injuries; VRFA works with student trainers on the latest techniques

Connecting emergency medical professionals to young student trainers was the appropriate next step.

Students
Auburn Police Officer April Clapp joins residents and residential managers to discuss and solve issues at a recent get-together at The River

Police, residential property managers get on the same page

Neighbors and busy residential property managers in north Auburn, Dawn Costello and Robin Dyer had never met.

Auburn Police Officer April Clapp joins residents and residential managers to discuss and solve issues at a recent get-together at The River
Virginia Cross

Chamber honors Cross for her contributions to the community

Virginia Cross says the secret to her success can be found in her relationships with others.

Virginia Cross
Teamwork: Jeff Leichleiter

30 years in business: snack company tasting success

Times are good at Tim's Cascade Snacks. The Algona-based company, an up-and still-rising player in the potato chip game, keeps winning over taste buds.

Teamwork: Jeff Leichleiter