Mark Klaas

Students lead drive to replace school’s old reader board

Curtis Swanson and his classmates peered up at the sun-kissed sign outside their school.

Urban designers pose options for downtown

Sidewalks and curbs, public open space and art, vegetation and lighting, bike lanes and seating.

Lions turn back Trojans, retain Fugate Trophy | SPSL football

Gresch Jensen ran for three first-half touchdowns and later passed for a fourth as Auburn Mountainview defeated rival Auburn 42-30 in a South Puget Sound League 3A game Friday night at Auburn Memorial Stadium.

Community must pull together to stop domestic violence, Brown urges

In the shadows of her sister's death, Denise Brown has found light and purpose.

Purple and Brown: A special visit and a gift for Nicole

City leaders and the Auburn Domestic Violence Task Force welcomed Denise Brown to the valley and joined her in planting a purple rhododendron in front of City Hall in honor of Brown's late sister, Nicole Brown Simpson.

Trojans grind out win over Ravens; Lions fall | SPSL football

Auburn's "jet" offense took flight by staying on the ground Friday night.

Volunteers restoring bathhouse at mansion

A dig, a blessing and the rebirth of a storied bathhouse.

Auburn teen advances on ‘The Voice’ | VIDEO

Performing on a big stage in front of many people is as natural as breathing to Siahna Im.

Vigorous vote expected in campaign ‘16 | Klaas

Spirited. Engaging. Tight. It's what to expect in an election year as candidates pursue big, powerful seats in office.

State food aid program restored for many in need

Gail Yamasaki smiled as children sang in the park on a sun-kissed afternoon.

Hops & Crops comes to the farm | SLIDESHOW

The Hops & Crops Music and Beer Festival – featuring regional craft beer, live music and activities – embraced historic Mary Olson Farm last Saturday.

Trojans look to overcome rough start | SPSL football

Two tough games, two difficult losses. But Auburn coach Gordon Elliott sees progress in his young football team as it steps into South Puget Sound League 3A play on Friday.

Leverenz stays true to her approach in leading successful Ravens | Prep volleyball preview

Coaching volleyball is a careful balancing act. Chris Leverenz knows all about it.

Hops & Crops Music and Beer Festival returns to Mary Olson Farm

Cold craft beers and ciders, soulful music, newly planted gardens and plenty of room to roam about in a beautiful setting.

Deep, swift Lions ready to spread the wealth | Prep football kickoff ’15

Plenty of speed to burn, targets to choose from and a quick trigger to make it all go.

Mom seeks public’s help in search for her daughter, who went missing 9 years ago

Rhonda White vows to find her long-lost daughter. And she’s asking for the public’s help.

’49ers: Auburn’s special class

Sixty-six years later, the Auburn High School class of 1949 remains a tight-knit bunch.

Lakeland Hills woman has sole to fit and help others

Lysne Nolte is a warm-hearted, generous woman, a fancier of flip-flops, a woman of sole.

Students learn skills, apply their touch at MultiCare Nurse Camp

Son Do wants to help people in the way others have helped his mother. A career in medicine might be just the way to do that.

Troubling violence strikes close to home | Klaas

Our streets, sidewalks and trails have turned violent, bloody, even deadly in recent days and months.