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Prosecutor charges former cheer coach with two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor

The King County Prosecutor on Friday charged a former Celebrity Cheer Unlimited coach with two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor for allegedly taking… Continue reading


Mulenga, Burnett to meet in election for Auburn City Council Position 5

With a dwindling pool of votes to count before the Aug. 6 Auburn City Council Position 5 primary is certified, it appears safe to say… Continue reading


Advocate drives better conditions for special populations at SCORE jail

Rather than resorting to litigation, the AVID program first identifies shortcomings and then calls for changes


Investigations continue into 2 recent fatal Auburn Police shootings

On May 20, Auburn Police officer shot and killed a knife-wielding man who’d fought two officers after a domestic dispute at the Belara Apartment complex… Continue reading

Postal inspectors say they’ve ID’d trio of postal thieves

The Seattle Division of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service says it now knows who the two men and one woman are it claims have been… Continue reading

Auburn’s new financial director is on the job

Jamie Thomas is the city of Auburn’s new financial director. Thomas’ first day on the job was Monday, July 29. She succeeds Shelley Coleman, who… Continue reading

Mulenga, Burnett have early jump in race for Auburn City Council seat

The numbers will certainly change with each count in the coming days, but if the early returns of Tuesday’s primary election for Auburn City Council… Continue reading

Auburn mourns the passing of former Mayor Chuck Booth

Fierce, fiscal conservative had a big heart for the community

FBI alleges Auburn man was the ringleader behind multi-million dollar theft ring

Authorities: shoplifters, drug addicts, drug users and Amazon delivery drivers part of operation

City gets $1.2 million in federal funds for design work on SR 164 improvements

That place along State Route 164 where the five-lane section narrows to one lane in each direction vexes a lot of drivers. Well, here’s a… Continue reading

Primary primer: 3 candidates vie for City Council seat in Tuesday’s election

Like all King County voters, Auburn residents will decide in Tuesday’s primary election which candidates for numerous public offices make it onto November’s general election… Continue reading

What to do with the Lea Hill Corridor?

Study continues on road project; residents raise concerns about its safety

Classic musical with a teen twist: ‘Pippin’ comes to Ave stage

Auburn Community Players’ youth cast to perform show

City to vote on theater site proposal

Panel recommends City Council approve changes to old development agreement for outdoor theater property


City to hire racial equity consultant

Council agrees to ‘workable’ resolution


City to hire racial equity consultant

Council agrees to ‘workable’ resolution

Friends, family, supporters gather to remember man lost in police shooting

Friends, family and sympathizers gathered in front of the Sunshine Grocery at 1402 Auburn Way N, on July 12 to honor a fallen son, a… Continue reading

Authorities still putting together pieces of fatal gunfight at Lakeland Hills

Given the backlog at the Washington State Crime Lab, months may pass before authorities can say exactly what happened during the gunfight that killed 20-year-old… Continue reading

Two paddle boards, one life preserver proved fatal for volunteer firefighter from Auburn

Firefighters with Mountainview Fire and Rescue 94 say 33-year-old Peter Phan had put his life preserver on his companion and tied her ankle to her… Continue reading

City Council splits over whether to hire racial equity consultant

Next week, the Auburn City Council formally votes yes or no on entering into an agreement with a consulting group that would provide city leaders… Continue reading