Robert Whale

Levy generates $118,000 worth of improvements to Auburn Senior Activity Center

When King County voters renewed the six-year Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy last November, they said “yes” to a levy-lid lift that county officials… Continue reading

 

Demolition of Heritage Building starts next week

For months now, people eager to see the burned-out Heritage Building in downtown Auburn come down have been frustrated with the lack of progress. Good… Continue reading

 

Skilled, imaginative artist at work

Action Tattoo still going strong after 19 years

 

Local primary: Fortunato, Fain among the incumbents moving on

With half of the seats in the state Senate and every seat in the state House up for grabs, Democrats and Republicans appear to be… Continue reading

Naturally creative, crafty

Woods and critters inspire work of Mary Olson Farm’s first artist in residence

Senior citizen stymies scummy scammers

Wild phone scam targets Lake Holm woman

Give-and-take approach on homelessness

The community takes recommendations of mayor’s task force and runs with ’em.

Preserving the past, leaving a loving legacy

Patricia Cosgrove to retire after fulfilling her work to improve a museum, enhance an historic farm

City officials consider half-street code requirement changes

As it is stands, Auburn’s half-street code requires property owners to complete public improvements across the frontage of their property when they develop it. Fortunately,… Continue reading

‘Baptist to Buddhist seems a bit of a stretch, doesn’t it?’

Jim Warrick took a unique road that led him to the White River Buddhist Temple, where he is the new reverend

William Pierson takes oath, becomes Auburn’s new police chief

A summary of William Pierson’s 28-year career with the Auburn Police Department tells the story of an officer who, through diligence, hard work, and his… Continue reading

Drive-through pot dispensary opens

Joint Rivers in Auburn is the first marijuana outlet in the state to offer the service

Auburn’s ‘blue-collar’ leader dies at 91

Gene Cerino: pillar of a community man in many ways

Firearm confiscation can get a little fuzzy

When Auburn Police confiscate your gun, getting it back may not be as sure as shootin’back may not be as sure as shootin’

Lack of power to Heritage site stalls demolition

For five or six weeks now, people waiting to see the burned-out Heritage Building in downtown Auburn come down have been cooling their heels. Waiting… Continue reading

Prosecutor charges West Hill man with second-degree murder of his live-in girlfriend

Kenneth Thomas told Auburn Police he shot and killed Evangeline Dasalla, whom’d he’d been dating for nine years, at their West Hill home during the… Continue reading

Prosecutors say an Auburn man, 43, tried to kidnap a 13-year-old girl off an Auburn street

Prosecutors say the man followed a 13-year-old girl in his truck in the late morning hours of June 8, then got out and tried to… Continue reading

Food bank community calls on Congress to do the right thing

Too many people carry harmful caricatures of those among their fellow citizens who rely on food stamps – consider them lazy sponges, parasites, idle moochers,… Continue reading

Crews about to rebuild, improve local roads

Between Auburn Way North and I Street Northeast, 17th Street Northeast’s pavement is really showing what 40-plus seasons of passing traffic and weather can do… Continue reading

Boosted patrols poised to defuse any illegal fireworks

Discharge allowed between 9 a.m. and 11 p.m., July 4 only