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King County Council has nine members who each represent a district. Courtesy of kingcounty.gov

King County Council passes $12.59 billion biennial budget

King County Council on Nov. 17 passed a $12.59 billion biennial budget for 2021-2022, providing funding for anti-racist programs, transformation of the criminal legal system,… Continue reading

 

Positive COVID tests at Auburn hospital

Auburn Multicare Medical Center last week reported at least five employees and eight patients had tested positive for the coronavirus in the wake of an… Continue reading

 

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Emerald Downs had an average daily handle of $1.79 million during a shortened 2020 season that concluded Oct. 29. The average daily handle last season was $1.1 million. Fans were not allowed at the races, including during this photo from opening day.

Emerald Downs concludes season with daily wagering up 61% over last year

Off-track fans bet average of $1.79 million per day during 38-day session

 

Auburn hosts a Veterans Day parade every year. File photo

Veterans Day events and activities Nov. 7-11 in Auburn

The Veterans Day National Committee and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs have designated Auburn as a regional site for the celebration of Veterans Day… Continue reading

Auburn hosts a Veterans Day parade every year. File photo
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State Route 410 east of Enumclaw reopened to regular traffic on Nov. 2 after repairs following the Fire Fire in September.

SR 410 east of Enumclaw reopens following repairs

Two-way traffic again after damage from September wildfire

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State Route 410 east of Enumclaw reopened to regular traffic on Nov. 2 after repairs following the Fire Fire in September.
Dominica Myers

King County Library System hires director of diversity, equity and inclusion

Dominica Myers oversaw racial equity and social impact initiatives with Seattle Opera

Dominica Myers
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Latest COVID numbers for Auburn and King County

As of Oct. 6, this is where the city of Auburn stood with respect to King County in COVID-19 statistics, according to the King County… Continue reading

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COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Updated COVID-19 stats for Auburn and King County

As of Sept. 29, this is where the city of Auburn stood with respect to King County in COVID-19 statistics, according to the King County… Continue reading

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A multifamily housing development. COURTESY PHOTO, King County

New toolkit will help King County cities develop customized climate strategies

A way to mobilizing the region’s efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions

A multifamily housing development. COURTESY PHOTO, King County
Shooting kills one woman, sends second to Harborview Medical Center

Shooting kills one woman, sends second to Harborview Medical Center

One woman was killed and another wounded in a shooting Sept. 23 in the 2200 block of Auburn Way North. The incident began at 2:47… Continue reading

Shooting kills one woman, sends second to Harborview Medical Center
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Boy, 4, killed in Auburn apartment parking lot

Driver was backing out of parking space.

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Port of Seattle launches task force on Port Policing and Civil Rights

Port of Seattle launches task force on Port Policing and Civil Rights

Nine areas of focus will guide effort over several months, recommendations expected in 2021

Port of Seattle launches task force on Port Policing and Civil Rights
Puget Sound Fire reported Sept. 8 that it had responded to 212 calls in 24 hours, with 133 of those calls between 8 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday, including multiple fires. Courtesy photo

King County Fire Chiefs urge public to take steps to prevent brush fires from starting, spreading

The public should follow these tips to prevent brush fires.

Puget Sound Fire reported Sept. 8 that it had responded to 212 calls in 24 hours, with 133 of those calls between 8 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday, including multiple fires. Courtesy photo
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Latest COVID-19 stats for Auburn and King County

As of Tuesday, Sept. 1, here is where the city of Auburn stood with respect to King County overall in COVID-19 stats, according to the… Continue reading

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Doctor IDs safety measures for youth team sports practices

Doctor IDs safety measures for youth team sports practices

Before practice begins, parents must understand COVID-19 protective protocols

Doctor IDs safety measures for youth team sports practices
Study reveals depth of child care crisis of affordability, access in state

Study reveals depth of child care crisis of affordability, access in state

New report shows half a million children without access to licensed childcare

Study reveals depth of child care crisis of affordability, access in state
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MultiCare opens new Indigo Urgent Care clinic

A MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care clinic opened Aug. 17 at 7096 Lakeland Hills Way SE, Suite 103 in Auburn. Called Lakeland Commons, Indigo Urgent Care,… Continue reading

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King County dedicates $41 million to COVID-19 related rental assistance, eviction prevention
King County dedicates $41 million to COVID-19 related rental assistance, eviction prevention

Police investigate Auburn man’s death as homicide

A person arriving at work in Pacific early morning on Aug. 14 found the body of a young Auburn man outside. The Pacific Police Department… Continue reading

Police investigate shooting at Jack in the Box restaurant

A 19-year-old man who was shot utside a fast food restaurant in Auburn on Aug. 12 has since been released from Harborview Medical Center with… Continue reading