Mark Klaas

Linda Jacobus’ oil painting

Museum presents Small Works, Big Presents: The Gift of Art

Patricia Cosgrove saw big things from small art. Cosgrove got the idea touring a gallery in Santa Fe, N.M., several years ago. The exhibit caught her eye – a creative display that featured small, personal works, not large, cooperate art.

Linda Jacobus’ oil painting
Pam Roach

Roach wins record seventh term | 2014 state election

Pam Roach understands she isn't the most congenial Senator in Olympia, but the contentious, controversial legislator certainly knows how to win a fight.

Pam Roach
As Cullen Steele continues his recovery

Show of Steele: Boy fights back from surgery

Colleen Steele remains hopeful that her resilient son, Cullen, gains the strength to come home.

As Cullen Steele continues his recovery
Timm Lovitt

Helping others find their way | Veterans Day Observance weekend

From soldier to civilian, the transition can be a difficult one for today's veteran.

Timm Lovitt
Bill Anderson

Veteran tests the skies in service to country

Flight has taken Bill Anderson to great heights and on many adventures throughout the world.

Bill Anderson
Stephen Jamal Palmer apologizes to the Bartkowski family for his actions that led to the death of Joe Bartkowski. Palmer was sentenced to 27 months in prison for vehicular homicide and reckless endangerment.

Renton man gets 27 months in trucker’s death

He was a quiet, unassuming man who loved his wife and family, enjoyed his friends and supported his community.

Stephen Jamal Palmer apologizes to the Bartkowski family for his actions that led to the death of Joe Bartkowski. Palmer was sentenced to 27 months in prison for vehicular homicide and reckless endangerment.
Creating her own wake: Adrienne Rockwell pulls a resistance weight as she leads her deepwater aerobic class at the Auburn Valley YMCA. Rockwell is a rock at the Y

Adrienne going strong as instructor, volunteer

A strong work ethic, consistency and good health keep 82-year-old Adrienne Rockwell in the game.

Creating her own wake: Adrienne Rockwell pulls a resistance weight as she leads her deepwater aerobic class at the Auburn Valley YMCA. Rockwell is a rock at the Y
Jennifer Knauer explains the King County Flood Control District’s plans to identify and improve the levee system along the Lower Green River at a public meeting Tuesday in Auburn.

Valley flood protection takes SWIF-t approach | Klaas

Jennifer Knauer's message at the public meeting at Auburn City Hall was simple, direct and effective – the Green River's levee and revetment system is old, and the time to do what must be done to fix it is now.

Jennifer Knauer explains the King County Flood Control District’s plans to identify and improve the levee system along the Lower Green River at a public meeting Tuesday in Auburn.
Rich Hildreth

Pacific concedes allegations against former mayor were ‘without merit’

City audits of Hildreth's eight years of office found no evidence of fraud, misuse of funds or improprieties, Guier said

Rich Hildreth
Brandon Shane Zomalt

Police: Blood found at crime scene belongs to 30-year-old man

Authorities are continuing efforts to solve Auburn's bloody mystery. Blood found at a crime scene along Peasley Canyon Drive more than two weeks ago belongs to a 30-year-old man, Auburn Police reported Friday.

Brandon Shane Zomalt
Aishah Mohamed

Local students learn nursing skills at MultiCare hospitals

Aishah Mohamed appeared pale, somewhat shaken at the sight of a baby being born at MultiCare Auburn Medical Center last week.

Aishah Mohamed
Carew Papritz

The many adventures of Carew, a philosopher and novelist

The boy from Auburn has always craved adventure. Carew Papritz, son of a rancher, was born in Yosemite National Park and lived his first year in a cabin tent.

Carew Papritz
Auburn Mountainview graduate Angela Goraphy wins the Miss India Washington pageant.

Auburn resident Angela Goraphy wins Miss India Washington crown

Angela Goraphy is all about trying new things and helping others. Persuaded by family and friends, the Auburn woman decided on a whim to compete for the Miss India Washington title.

Auburn Mountainview graduate Angela Goraphy wins the Miss India Washington pageant.
Don Stevenson

Pacin’ Parson to complete his long march on MS

Don Stevenson has covered many miles for many charities in his 16 years on the trail. But perhaps none has been more emotional than the one he officially completes Tuesday.

Don Stevenson
Crystal Song and Jonathan Baunach made the most of their opportunities at Auburn Riverside.

Shining through at Auburn Riverside | Class of ’14

Four years at Auburn Riverside High School taught Crystal Song and Jonathan Baunach many things, the most important of which is to believe in yourself.

Crystal Song and Jonathan Baunach made the most of their opportunities at Auburn Riverside.
Emma Koehler and Matt Lipinski flourished in and out of the classroom.

Reaching far and wide at Auburn Mountainview | Class of ’14

They have done remarkable things inside and outside the classroom. They are leaders by example, ambitious teenagers driven to succeed, undaunted by the most difficult challenges.

Emma Koehler and Matt Lipinski flourished in and out of the classroom.
The End Zone Academy

Club doing its part to help community, and beyond

Today the community, tomorrow the world. A service-oriented club at Mt. Baker Middle School is making a difference by helping those in need.

The End Zone Academy
Auburn’s Therese Verzosa

Auburn couple trying to make a difference in typhoon-tattered Philippines

Therese Verzosa won't soon forget the devastation, the sorrow. The Auburn woman was part of a relief mission to the typhoon-torn Philippines earlier this year.

Auburn’s Therese Verzosa
Brian Wharton

Wharton warms the heart as orchestra’s principal cellist | ASO in concert

Brian Wharton is comfortable performing complex compositions on the big stage.

Brian Wharton
Good teamwork: From left

Finding new hope, and a new home

Sergey Alter struggled to find a livable, meaningful job in his native land.

Good teamwork: From left