Mark Klaas

Crews perform difficult power play after the storm | Klaas

Last week's nasty snow blast and subsequent ice storm that fooled even the forecasters called for a military-style response from frontline workers and support personnel.

GRCC, Auburn Post extend a hand to veterans

It is budding relationship between campus and community, a bond that spans generations, connects those who served honorably and supports the many needs of Auburn-area veterans.

New mayor, council go to work in Pacific

As the unlikely winner of a close, heated election in November, Cy Sun knows an even tougher battle looms in the weeks and months ahead.

Seahawks’ Trufant urges a good start with breakfast; Fuel Up To Play 60 grant awarded to Auburn School District

Seattle Seahawks defensive back Marcus Trufant patiently fielded the question from a young inquirer, raised his eyebrows and paced the floor.

Auburn’s Person of the Year: Jahn makes a difference

Outgoing and fun, Amy Jahn is busy on the run. It's just her nature. A typical day means connecting people, sharing ideas and offering opportunities for people, young and old, from all walks.

Brugger named Auburn’s first poet laureate

Recognized for his many accomplishments in the Auburn community, Dick Brugger also is known for his other exclusive works.

Controversy shrouds Pacific’s newly elected mayor

As an improbable winner of a close and heated election in November, Cy Sun knows he faces an even tougher battle as Pacific's new mayor in the many weeks ahead.

Auburn family’s historic house comes down

Rod Cartwright stood silent as a demolition crew went to work last Friday morning, carefully tearing down a home that's stood tall for four generations in his family.

Great catch, great run: Auburn’s Paulson caps standout career at Oregon

A reserved young man of few words, David Paulson speaks volumes with his soft hands and solid play.

Peace Corps is a call of duty for Auburn couple

For one ambitious Auburn couple, traveling throughout the world has brought wonders and a willingness to lend a helping hand.

Twisted Evil: Auburn man crafts the curious and unusual

In his many imaginative and unconventional creations, mechanic Mike Fobes dares to be different.

Balloon carries Auburn girl’s Santa letter to southerly elves

An imaginative Auburn girl reached for the skies to send a long-distance letter to Santa. Five-year-old Helen Berence Reyes Cardenas tied a message to helium-filled two balloons and sent it free at her cousin's nighttime birthday party on Dec. 2.

Auburn takes steps in Road Map Project

They call it the Road Map Project, a plan to double the number of students graduating from college or earning a career credential by 2020 through a collective, regional approach.

Auburn woman leaves her mark against graffiti

Equipped with paint supplies strapped to the back of her bicycle, "Graffiti Peggy" is on a mission to rid Auburn of unwanted and illicit markings.

Going the distance: VRFA firefighter completes Ironman challenge

Hawaii may be paradise, but it can certainly be purgatory. Jeremiah Mushen knows as much.

War rages on tobacco | Klaas

A teacher somewhere in America made a startling discovery in her sixth-grade classroom the other day. A student, a 13-year-old girl, was eating a new variety of Tic Tacs, but it wasn't the small sweet things she was led to believe.

Accomplished Auburn artist brings nature, places to life

Art brings out the very best in Jon Roberton. With the striking use of bold, bright color and detail, the Auburn artist vividly inspires emotion with his beautiful images.

Algona’s marathon man: Dialysis patient completes Seattle race

It was by no means an easy road, but one Peter Phan was determined to travel on Sunday. The 26-year-old Algona man – a kidney dialysis patient for nearly 10 years – completed his first 26.2-mile run, the 41st Seattle Marathon, under rainy, overcast skies.

Auburn Regional joins growing tobacco-free crusade

When a new anti-smoking law went into effect in Washington state six years ago, it drew an imaginary line.

Auburn’s Buena Vista Elementary Adventist School develops close ties with South Korean students

An Auburn school has reached far to forge a close friendship with students from South Korea.