Mark Klaas

Ride of a lifetime for Cole

As precious seconds ticked off the clock, the crowd took up a loud chant.

Finding help and means to a promising new life | AYR benefit breakfast

A troubled teen, Chris Little was living without hope.

Webb turns 90, looks back at his ‘good life’

Jim Webb says he has no secret to longevity, only the overwhelming support of a large family and many friends.

Guest conductor, composer join ASO for tribute concerts

Both have Northwest connections and worldwide reach. Both are humble, passionate professionals who enjoy sharing remarkable music.

Werden, Seifert capture Auburn crowns at scholarship program | SLIDESHOW

Basking in the glow of a crowning achievement, Cami Werden and Jaclyn Seifert embraced under the bright lights of center stage.

At 80, Stevenson plans to cover 1,000 miles for PHA

Amid cupcakes, coffee and conversation, Don Stevenson turned 80 on Monday and used the occasion to launch his latest charity jaunt – a 1,000-mile benefit and awareness walk for the Pulmonary Hypertension Association.

Lending a skillful hand: Auburn surgical nurse volunteers her time aboard floating hospital

Emily Dunham finds comfort and completion in a workplace without parallel — the operating room.

Priest, teacher and artist shape winning entry

Art soothes the soul, symbolizes power and struggle, and calls for social change.

Guier honored to begin full term as Pacific mayor

As far as Leanne Guier is concerned, the job is never finished. The Pacific mayor has so much to do in her first official, full four-year term in office.

USO toy and food drive to help military families; donate today

Katie Garberding, Pacific City Councilmember and USO Northwest volunteer, has helped organize a local toy and food drive to support military families this holiday season.

Valley Christian School comes up with big prize

A small school continues to do big things. Auburn's Valley Christian School is an Earning for Learning champion, the seventh time it has captured the fundraising competition.

Young Americans: 29 local people from 17 countries naturalized in ceremony

Syveste and Glody Divava couldn't hide their smiles on Monday.

Stover finds her niche running a successful downtown Pilates studio

Advances in health and fitness keep Ruth Neil Stover literally on her toes.

Native American leaders, guests gather at conference | SLIDESHOW

Raised on a reservation, Brian Cladoosby was exposed to drugs and alcohol at a young age.

New leader, new direction for AYR: Meet Sylvia Fuerstenberg

From the classroom to the outdoors, from inner-cities to suburban communities, Sylvia Fuerstenberg has found purpose and growth working with youth and family.

Show of pride, honor and heritage: Sons of Italy makes impact in community

One day each November, Auburn's Main Street shapeshifts into a sea of military might, a mile-long parade honoring veterans of all stripes, a spirited 2½-hour march bursting with music, flags, salutes, tears and applause.

Program puts special people to work; Trillium excels helping others

She's a bundle of energy on a mission to deliver drinks, clear tables and clean windows.

Amended ordinance means shorter stay for RV dwellers

Recreation vehicle dwellers: visit, but don't stay long. That's the message City officials are delivering as they continue to reshape regulations affecting how many days people who live in RVs may stay in a neighborhood.

Valley Cities’ Phoenix Rising project nears completion

Valley Cities, an Auburn community behavioral health center, is spreading its wings with the Phoenix Rising project.

Lions take city crown, improve playoff prospects | SPSL 3A football

Winning in your own back yard against rugged rivals is important to Jared Gervais and his football team.