Reporter Staff

Extra $600 in federal benefit for unemployed workers set to end July 25

Payment is on top of base weekly state benefit amount

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Mountain View Fire and Rescue seeks levy on Aug. 4 primary ballot

Service area includes unincorporated King County near the cities of Auburn, Enumclaw and Kent.

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Anticipating shortage, blood center desperate for donations

Bloodworks Northwest is bracing for a severe summer blood shortage that could limit the access of local trauma centers to blood. And so it’s ramping… Continue reading

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Auburn Symphony Orchestra’s talented lineup includes, from left, Rodger Burnett, Jennifer Nelson, Mona Butler, Shannon Spicciati, Wendy Wilhelmi. COURTESY PHOTO

Celebrate the 4th of July with Auburn Symphony Orchestra

Auburn Symphony Orchestra Director Wesley Schulz has curated a selection of orchestral songs about the American experience to put local folks in a celebratory mood.… Continue reading

Auburn Symphony Orchestra’s talented lineup includes, from left, Rodger Burnett, Jennifer Nelson, Mona Butler, Shannon Spicciati, Wendy Wilhelmi. COURTESY PHOTO
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Auburn Parks and Recreation has lots for you to do

Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation’s Virtual Recreation has a lot of opportunities, ideas and programs to help residents stay active and engaged before, during and… Continue reading

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Former VRFA Administrator Eric Robertson to run for 31st District seat

Former Valley Regional Fire Administrator Eric Robertson has announced his candidacy for the open state representative position in the 31st Legislative District. The incumbent, Seattle… Continue reading

Congresswoman Kim Schrier, D-WA (8th District) seeks nominees for a new heroes program to honor people who have made a difference during the COVID-19 outbreak. FILE PHOTO

Schrier launches WA-08 Heroes program

Seeks nominees from 8th Congressional District

Congresswoman Kim Schrier, D-WA (8th District) seeks nominees for a new heroes program to honor people who have made a difference during the COVID-19 outbreak. FILE PHOTO
The shelter will be opened in Harborview Hall in the Harborview Medical Center complex. The hall has sat unused for nearly a decade and required extensive renovations to bring it up to code for use as a 100-bed shelter. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Harborview, King County open coronavirus recovery site

The 45-bed facility will treat those awaiting test results, or who have mild symptoms.

The shelter will be opened in Harborview Hall in the Harborview Medical Center complex. The hall has sat unused for nearly a decade and required extensive renovations to bring it up to code for use as a 100-bed shelter. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Unemployment claims doubled last week as coronavirus shutters businesses

Numbers like this haven’t been seen since height of the Great Recession.

CWU student from Auburn who fell from fourth floor of Ellensburg apartment dies

A Central Washington University student from Auburn died after falling from a fourth-floor window at an off-campus apartment complex Tuesday night, Ellensburg Police reported. Police… Continue reading

Road-rager shatters woman’s windshield

The woman was northbound on Auburn Way North coming up to 277th Street at about 12:20 p.m. March 5 when she approached a passenger car… Continue reading

70 Washington coronavirus cases; Inslee announces testing-cost relief

Inslee addressed the outbreak at a Thursday press conference.

Auburn Police arrest Haggen grocery store burglar

Man hid in rafters, then after hours helped himself to items

Trojans zero in on NPSL Olympic crown

Balanced on offense and solid on defense, the Auburn boys basketball team continues to blossom as it enters the stretch drive to the postseason. The… Continue reading

Trojans pull away from Ravens

Amar Rivers scored 22 points and Kaden Hansen had 14 as Auburn used a late spree to defeat Auburn Riverside 62-52 in a North Puget… Continue reading

Snow, icy conditions force schools to close; affect roads and services

Winter gave Auburn the cold shoulder early Tuesday, an overnight freeze that hit streets, closed schools and made travel adventurous for some commuters. Snow and… Continue reading

Auburn teacher under investigation for allegedly seeking an inappropriate sexual relationship with an underage student

The Auburn School District has placed an Auburn Riverside High School teacher and coach on administrative leave after video surfaced of him allegedly seeking an… Continue reading

City names two parks in Auburn’s Kersey 3 development

For the last three years, the two parks in Auburn’s Kersey 3 development operated without formally-approved names. The Auburn City Council changed that on Monday… Continue reading

Mulenga, Baggett and Jeyaraj officially win council positions; Holman edges Grames for school board seat

Robyn Mulenga held on to defeat her challenger, Ryan Burnett, for Position 5 on the Auburn City Council. Mulenga, an Auburn School Board director, received… Continue reading

Mulenga, Baggett and Jeyaraj headed for victory in city council races

Holman and Grames separated by a whisker in bid for school board position