Mark Klaas

Auburn man finds help in road to good health

Frustrated, overweight and in chronic pain, Brent Bagley struggled to overcome his personal plight.

Auburn’s young, talented cast takes on ‘The Tempest’

Shakespeare offers Anthony Conley-O'Donnell more than just a complex play on the bright stage.

Pacific’s tight race going down to the bitter end

The disappointment can be heard in Richard Hildreth's voice. Pacific's mayoral election remains in limbo as votes continue to be counted at a painfully slow pace

Dialysis patient from Algona ready to complete full marathon

A determined Peter Phan vows to go where few people with his condition have gone. Phan, a kidney dialysis patient for nearly 10 years, plans to cover every foot of his first 26.2-mile run adventure – the Seattle Marathon on Nov. 27.

Lost, but not forgotten: Auburn man survived Korean War’s early battles

It was a lost battle in The Forgotten War. Yet Auburn's Larry Doll remembers the horrific, frontline firefight all too well. Even now, more than 60 years later, he struggles to describe the carnage.

Auburn community trying to fulfill Dwight’s dream

The rock in the park means something special to RaeLyn Clark. It rests as a monument along the edge of the large, sunken skateboard bowl at Brannan Park, a second home to RaeLyn's late son.

Pacific knitters, crocheters bring comfort to those in need

Pacific's knitters and crocheters are at it again. The Touch of Home Tuesday Club donated 240 caps last week to Click for Babies, a program aimed to raise awareness about infant crying and the risks of shaken baby syndrome.

Gloves come off in Pacific mayoral race | Klaas

The Pacific mayoral race has turned nasty. Not all sides are playing nice.

Auburn extends a handshake, far and wide | Klaas

Auburn is aggressively carving out a place for itself in the changing global economy. Having already established productive economic, educational and cultural ties with Tamba, Japan, civic and business leaders have opened talks with dignitaries from Guanghan, China, and Pyeongchang, South Korea, host of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Auburn antique, frame shop celebrates 10 years | Briefs

She opened for business on one of the darkest days in the country's history. She weathered a deep recession and the effects of a competitive online market.

Auburn gains MOMentum with fitness on the go

Auburn's Les Gove Park has MOMentum. Paige Green Dunn – actress and wife of King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn – and Kelly Singer – a personal trainer and founder of Sassy Fit – have come up with an idea to make workout equipment available to busy, on-the-go mothers as they watch their kids play in the park.

Auburn construction update: West Valley Highway reopens

A reconstructed section of the West Valley Highway is now open between State Route 18 and West Main Street. Project officials lauded the hard work and dedication of the City's Contractor, RW Scott, and City construction staff in allowing the much-used highway to reopen two days earlier than originally anticipated.

Out of his gourd: Auburn shop owner grows record-setting marrow

Robin Halbert keeps planting and growing big things. His latest produce is an award-winning marrow, weighing a whopping 48 pounds, a state record, according to the Pacific Northwest Giant Pumpkin Growers.

Auburn woman takes the plunge with her passion

Seeking adventure and a change of pace, a more robust life and less grind, Cindy Ross found what she was looking for in the world of commercial diving.

Auburn City Council races bring clear choices | Klaas

Two came with prepared scripts, two spoke more off the cuff. Based on reactions and sound bites from last week's debate, the Auburn City Council races offer distinct personalities, credentials and choices for voters. All of which should make for an interesting kick to the finish line for the Nov. 8 general election, less than three weeks away.

Domestic violence strikes men; woman works in memory of slain brother

Women are not the only victims of domestic violence. Lisa Moore knows this from personal, painful experience

Cat reunited with Auburn family after 3 years on the loose

Thanks to a special microchip, long-lost Oscar came home to his family. The shelter-adopted domestic short-hair cat, with black-and-white tuxedo-like fur features, disappeared three years ago from his Auburn home.

Pacific mayor cleared of charges in City credit card investigation

Pacific Mayor Richard Hildreth has been cleared of charges that he illegally used a City credit card for personal use.

Auburn’s Dr. Fox stays on the run against obesity

The fight against fat has spanned nearly five decades for one pioneering Auburn doctor.

Auburn Valley Y receives Day of Caring

The Auburn Valley Y recently received a manicure.