Robert Whale

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Cold case: Auburn Police arrest Arizona man whose wife disappeared 30 years ago

Thirty years after Donna Mae Jokumsen’s disappearance in Chandler, Ariz., Auburn Police…

  • Sep 15th, 2017 8:30am

Coach at heart, a leader of kids

Gardner ready to show the way as Auburn High’s new principal

  • Sep 14th, 2017 4:28pm

City taking a look at modular housing

Helping homeless people get off the street. That’s the idea behind a…

  • Sep 14th, 2017 2:30pm

Popular Hops and Crops Music and Beer Festival returns to the farm Saturday

Visit the chickens and cows, stroll the farmhouse and barn, take in…

  • Sep 13th, 2017 3:08pm

‘Ray of Hope’: City, partners open homeless shelter

Providing more shelter for homeless people in Auburn was the top action…

  • Sep 7th, 2017 10:33am

Police shoot man after he barricades himself in home

A 26-year-old man who’d holed up in an Auburn home for several…

  • Sep 6th, 2017 3:34pm

Back to school: Best friends come full circle to teach in their hometown

Ever since they met 18 years ago, as little girls tumbling, cartwheeling…

  • Sep 6th, 2017 10:13am

Auburn tackles its health, food insecurities

Report: Many have challenges in affording, accessing healthy food

  • Sep 5th, 2017 10:58am

Teen pleads guilty to arson, murder

One of the two defendants charged with the murder of 19-year-old Jerry…

  • Aug 24th, 2017 4:30pm

Proposed $20 car tab fee all but kicked to the curb

It’s not dead yet. But-at-a-soon-to-be-and-as-yet-unscheduled meeting of the same Transportation Benefit District…

  • Aug 24th, 2017 12:29pm

City, WSDOT to improve intersection

In 2018 the Washington State Department of Transportation expects to get rolling…

  • Aug 23rd, 2017 1:42pm

Sound Transit explores options for more parking in Auburn

The purpose of Sound Transit’s second parking garage in Auburn is to…

  • Aug 17th, 2017 5:30pm

Work on M Street Southeast to be done on time | Summer projects update

Good news for the drivers fed up with the detours they’ve had…

  • Aug 16th, 2017 10:23am

Ratcliffe sentencing for murder moved to Sept. 15

A 28-year-old Oak Harbor man who pleaded guilty two weeks to a…

  • Aug 10th, 2017 10:06am

Auburn leaders scout alternatives to $20 car tab

It would raise $800,000 annually to help upgrade the pavement condition of streets.

  • Aug 10th, 2017 9:35am

Ancient, modern intertwine in Salish art exhibit

Kenneth Greg Watson and Patricia Cosgrove together in 1989 on the Centennial exhibit of Native arts.

  • Aug 16th, 2017 3:23pm

Free clinic treats so many with so few volunteers

More help is needed to care for those in need

  • Aug 5th, 2017 9:37am

City looks to FAA for funds for runway pavement

City officials hope to provide more pavement at both ends of the…

  • Aug 3rd, 2017 1:38pm

It’s down to Backus, Wales in mayoral race | primary election results

Incumbent holds more than a 10 percent lead from early returns

  • Aug 2nd, 2017 4:50pm

Three mayoral candidates sound off as primary election looms | Campaign ’17

Rivera, Backus, Wales vie for votes

  • Jul 31st, 2017 9:28am

State wants City to maintain signals at busy Auburn Way South, Highway 18

The State of Washington recently approached the City of Auburn, asked if…

  • Jul 27th, 2017 1:30pm

City ponders $400,000 to Tacoma mental health hospital

While Washington state has 10 psychiatric beds for every 100,000 people, South…

  • Jul 26th, 2017 2:59pm

Victims identified in fatal four-plex fire in north Auburn

The King County Medical Examiner has identified the 26-year-old man and 4-year-old…

  • Jul 24th, 2017 5:21pm

Rescuing a farm from the weeds

Large family, volunteers from Kent church step in to restore a ‘rented’ Auburn farm

  • Jul 24th, 2017 3:59pm

Wales explains her absence on car tab fee vote

Had Auburn’s Transportation Benefit District not met that June evening, or had…

  • Jul 20th, 2017 1:30pm

Rejection to safe injection facility: Auburn City Council says no

About King County eyeing Auburn as the site for a safe injection…

  • Jul 19th, 2017 3:29pm

Auburn Tourism Board launches new website

Typically, tourism boards do their thing without a lot of fanfare. But…

  • Jul 13th, 2017 11:30am

Brewery is a Geaux on East Main Street

A designer is helping to select the color palettes for the as-yet-unpainted…

  • Jul 13th, 2017 9:15am

Woman pleads not guilty to vehicular homicide

King County Prosecutors say Sarah Adams was high June 19 when she…

  • Jul 12th, 2017 2:16pm

Five years later, District Court in Auburn working as intended

The City of Auburn replaced its long-standing municipal court with a King…

  • Jul 11th, 2017 10:59am

Survey: Auburn residents support marijuana business

Between March and May, the City conducted an online survey to gauge…

  • Jul 6th, 2017 11:35am

Auburn City Council lifts ban, adopts regulations on pot shops

Calling “complicated” the City of Auburn’s relationship to the legal sale and…

  • Jul 10th, 2017 10:43am

Patrols out to defuse any illegal fireworks

If it goes up or blows up in the city of Auburn,…

  • Jun 30th, 2017 10:30am

Improvements await B Street Northwest

This summer the City of Auburn will rebuild B Street Northwest between…

  • Jun 29th, 2017 10:30am

Confronting a drug epidemic

Community addresses growing heroin, opioid problem at town hall gathering

  • Jun 28th, 2017 3:34pm

Auburn’s proposed car tab fee parked, for now

Given that its 120-day tabling of the motion for the $20 car…

  • Jun 23rd, 2017 10:15am

Pioneer steps it up, supports healthy crusade

Pioneer Elementary School has garnered many well-deserved plaudits and attaboys and attagirls…

  • Jun 21st, 2017 3:11pm

Auburn man gets 9 years for arson spree

Scaring and angering the community, Michael Austin McGrath set 10 known structure…

  • Jun 21st, 2017 3:14pm

Class acts: Auburn seniors shine in all they do | GREAT GRADS ’17

A listing of the activities Leila Lewis has been involved in during…

  • Jun 16th, 2017 10:56am

Finding their place, finding their way at West Auburn | GREAT GRADS ’17

When Alma Lopez entered Mountainview High School as a freshman in 2013,…

  • Jun 15th, 2017 5:30pm