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Stephanie Norton-Bredl concedes she's no "super athlete," just a goal-oriented "average girl," determined to finish whatever she starts. Her latest mission? A grueling endurance test through shallow waters and over hilly terrain.
It took Brian Halbert six years but the Auburn man finally captured the Washington State Fair's Great Pumpkin Challenge.
Auburn-based Ply Gem Windows delivered 4,282 school supply items to Dick Scobee Elementary School last Friday.
A group of Kent-Auburn Tamba, Japan Youth Ambassadors got a good taste of South King County life.
Paul Fouhy and his cast from the past introduced Alan Ayckbourn's work to the summer community stage last summer.
Mariah McHenry appreciates good, friendly care on her frequent visits to the hospital. "I go to the clinic across the street," said McHenry, pausing to talk last Friday during a classroom lesson at the MultiCare Nurse Camp at Tacoma General Hospital. "They are always so kind, and so I always wanted to be a nurse."
Auburn's man of sole walks for many friends, many causes. But Don Stevenson's latest ultra-walk hits closer to home.
Well rounded, intelligent, ambitious, appreciative. Sumner Brock and Elizabeth Lee are many things, thanks to the full Auburn Riverside High School experience.
Challenged to lead and serve, Griffin Lamb and Abi Alfrey naturally shine. As two of the top graduating seniors in Auburn Mountainview's class of 2013, Lamb and Alfrey embrace the opportunity to help others.
Sexually assaulted as a child, Ernestine Finkley's adult life would be ripped by domestic violence, shredded by unshakable substance abuse, savaged by mental health problems.
MEMORIAL DAY | Surviving hostile waters: Local man looks back on long, fortuitous career in the Navy
As a young Navy machinist caught in the coils of World War II, Tony Mola looked his terrifying enemy in the eye more times than he cares to remember.
Jail is a wasteland, a dead end for men and women awash in pain, despair, anger. Auburn's George Brummell knows this all too well. Growing up in northeast Portland and a heroin addict by his 15th birthday, Brummel spent the next 35 years fettered to the drug culture.
Tyler May has a heart of gold and an unshakable determination to help his fellow athletes. An "invincible spirit," is how U.S. Sen. Patty Murray described him. On center stage at The Seattle Westin Grand Ballroom in Seattle on Monday, the autistic, 17-year-old Auburn High School senior stepped confidently to the microphone to share that spirit with a large audience, which included special guest Dr. Jill Biden, the Second Lady of the United States.
The youth pastor and veteran NFL fullback raised the fitness magazine for all to see. Such cover images of chisled, ripped bodybuilders, Eddie Williams warned his young audience at Auburn High School, send the wrong message to growing, impressionable teens. And those quick, even drastic methods for reaching physical greatness are chock full of lies.
Frustrated Pacific continues to vent. Concerned citizens gossip on sidewalks. Angry business owners explain the problems on Facebook. Folks frequently ring our office, calling for the mayor's head.
Crews recently began work on the next phase of the ongoing project — the exterior of the former SuperMall.
Teresa Millard's resourceful kindergartners at Chinook Elementary School are filling a school bus to fight hunger.
Wannabes and all-stars are welcome. Be prepared for repetitious drills and numerous takes, sound instruction and occasional criticism. Anticipate frustrating whiffs at the fastball and ghastly gaffes in the field. Most of all, be ready for plenty of drama on and off the diamond.
As he begins his 12th and final year in office, Auburn Mayor Pete Lewis says he has unfinished business to complete before he officially steps away from City Hall.