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Carlinna L. Mayberry, 17. Courtesy photo

Auburn police search for missing teen

Carlinna L. Mayberry, 17, was last seen leaving the area of 2 Auburn Way North on at 6:55 a.m. April 5, according to the Auburn… Continue reading

 

US 8th Congressional District Representative Kim Schrier (D) chats with Tamesha Marquis, school nurse at Bowman Creek Elementary, during her Tuesday morning visit to learn about the school’s rapid-testing site. Photo Robert Whale, Auburn Reporter

Rep. Schrier visits Auburn school’s rapid testing pilot site

Washington Congresswoman Kim Schrier (District 8) and Auburn Schools Superintendent Dr. Alan Spicciati visited the rapid testing pilot program site March 30 at Bowman Creek… Continue reading

 

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Auburn vaccination site relocated to provide expanded access in South King County

King County moved its Auburn community vaccination site March 29 from the General Services Administration Complex to the Outlet Collection shopping center in Auburn, according… Continue reading

 

Auburn City Councilmember Larry Brown running for 2nd term

Auburn City Councilman Larry Brown is running for re-election, according to the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission. Brown, who began his first term on Jan… Continue reading

Jennifer Whitaker atop 2020 Horse of the Meeting Dutton at the opening of training March 5 at Emerald Downs in Auburn. COURTESY PHOTO, Emerald Downs

Training begins at Emerald Downs for 2021 season

210 horses at Auburn track

Jennifer Whitaker atop 2020 Horse of the Meeting Dutton at the opening of training March 5 at Emerald Downs in Auburn. COURTESY PHOTO, Emerald Downs
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Auburn residents reappointed to Lake Geneva Management District Advisory Board

On March 9, the King County Council confirmed the reappointments of Auburn residents Larry Gross and Dave Saunders to the Lake Geneva Management District Advisory… Continue reading

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City launches first in series of Town Halls March 11

Public safety, police behavior, business recruitment, fixing bumpy roads, emergency preparation. The city of Auburn is keen to hear what its residents would like it… Continue reading

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Youngsters enjoy reading in Humanities for Washington’s Cabin Fever program. Courtesy photo

Humanities Washington compiles its readings for kids housebound by pandemic

When COVID-19 first struck, closing schools and workplaces and keeping so many people at home, Humanities Washington created Cabin Fever Kids, a digital project inspired… Continue reading

Youngsters enjoy reading in Humanities for Washington’s Cabin Fever program. Courtesy photo
Veteran VRFA firefighter David Swanson retired on Feb. 14, bringing a close to a 30-year career in the fire service. Courtesy photo.

VRFA Firefighter David Swanson retires

David Swanson was a 15-year old kid, he said, “headed down the wrong road” in life when a friend invited him to a meeting of… Continue reading

Veteran VRFA firefighter David Swanson retired on Feb. 14, bringing a close to a 30-year career in the fire service. Courtesy photo.
Auburn City Hall. Courtesy photo

Ransomware attack targets city’s utility billing payment processor

The city of Auburn was the victim of a ransomware attack on its utility billing payment processor between the evening of Feb. 3 and the… Continue reading

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Auburn’s website goes down

People who had been expecting to catch the Auburn City Council study session online Feb. 8 were disappointed. That’s because the city’s website was down,… Continue reading

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Auburn Symphony Orchestra presents its winter schedule

Music can calm troubled waters and offer new experiences when we are in a rut. This winter, the Auburn Symphony Orchestra wants to help people… Continue reading

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Helen S. Smith Gallery presents ‘Art of the Quarantine’

The Helen S. Smith Gallery website at Green River College has partnered with a Vancouver, Washington, gallery to show works of art the latter had… Continue reading

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Team investigates fatal Auburn police shooting

An Auburn police officer shot and killed Nicholas Ellingson on Dec. 17 when, according to police, Ellingson, who had a warrant out for his arrest,… Continue reading

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Time runs out on Jan. 10 to see online art exhibit at Helen S. Smith Gallery

One more call to catch Curated Moments, an exhibition of the work of the artists in Green River College’s visual arts portfolio class before the… Continue reading

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An Auburn man and his two sons escaped this early-morning fire on Jan. 1, thanks to working smoke alarms. Photo courtesy of Valley Regional Fire Authority.

Smoke alarms alert local families of early morning fires

The residents of two homes, one in Auburn, the second in Algona, escaped with their lives from fires within hours of the dawn of the… Continue reading

An Auburn man and his two sons escaped this early-morning fire on Jan. 1, thanks to working smoke alarms. Photo courtesy of Valley Regional Fire Authority.
Former Auburn Fire Chief Steve Shropshire passed away Dec. 20 at his home in Auburn. Merry Shropshire, courtesy photo.

Former Auburn Fire Chief Steve Shropshire dies

Retired Auburn Fire Chief and retired King County Fire District 44 Commissioner Steve Shropshire was a giant in the development of fire service programs and… Continue reading

Former Auburn Fire Chief Steve Shropshire passed away Dec. 20 at his home in Auburn. Merry Shropshire, courtesy photo.
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Thanksgiving cherry pie request makes Auburn family $1 million richer

Scratch the pumpkin pie, Liz’s brother told her. Cherry pie was what he wanted for Thanksgiving. Without that special request from far-off Alaska, said Liz,… Continue reading

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Wesley Schulz, music director and conductor, Auburn Symphony Orchestra.
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Auburn Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Home for the Holidays’ through Jan. 3

There’s still time to make it “Home for the Holidays.” A free evening of holiday musical favorites and storytelling can be brought right into your… Continue reading

Wesley Schulz, music director and conductor, Auburn Symphony Orchestra.
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Auburn Councilmember Robyn Mulenga. Courtesy photo, City of Auburn

County council appoints Robyn Mulenga and two others to county boards

On Dec. 9, the King County Council unanimously approved the appointment of three South King County residents to county boards, with Auburn City Councilmember Robyn… Continue reading

Auburn Councilmember Robyn Mulenga. Courtesy photo, City of Auburn