Robert Whale

Vinifera’s recipe for success: top-drawer wine, food … and fun

Auburn restaurant earning rave reviews

 

Registration open for second annual youth chess tournament

Next month, young eyes and minds will come to Auburn Mountainview High School to test their chess chops against peers. To set kings queens and… Continue reading

 

Auburn’s financial situation is not dire, but it needs additional revenue to accommodate growth

City officials look at ways to raise money for the general fund

 

City awards $915,000 contract to provide emergency power to pump station

The Green River Pump Station Emergency Power Project will tap the engine generator at city well 5B to provide backup power. It will also build… Continue reading

Kids take flight at circus school

Auburn center teaches skills, confidence as students reach for whatever heights they wish to achieve

City says it can’t lift its budget blues with cuts alone

Officials: Auburn needs new taxes and fee increases

Sidewalk project to get rolling on Auburn Way North

Come May, a city sidewalk improvement project gets underway to add missing sections of sidewalk, Americans with Disability Act improvements and LED lighting on Auburn… Continue reading

Police responded to a lot of calls in 2018 but generated no serious outside allegations

Any internal investigation the Auburn Police Department launches stems from a serious allegation, for instance, a policy violation, a use-of-force complaint, a serious bias complaint.… Continue reading

City to start work this year on West Hill Park named for Pete Lewis

The park on Auburn’s West Hill that is to carry former Mayor Pete Lewis’ name is budgeted for city clearing and grubbing, trail construction and… Continue reading

Snow-make-up days put summer on ice for Auburn students

When February’s snowfalls closed Auburn schools for days, the kids must have known there’d be a price to pay for the fun they were having.… Continue reading

After 21 years on the Auburn School Board, Vefik will not run for reelection

When the Auburn School Board convenes for its first meeting in 2020, one long-serving member will not be there to say “here” to the roll… Continue reading

Fanciers of the north-end DQ will have to find a new sweet spot

Auburnites accustomed to mollifying their raging sweet tooth at the Dairy Queen at 220 15th St. NE will have to find their treats somewhere else.… Continue reading

Serving up the savory and smooth tastes at Bella’s

Larry and Joyce Ward open new Italian restaurant in south Auburn

Mayor talks ‘connections’

Backus: people of Auburn coming together to improve the community they share

Kahler to make another run for City Council seat in November

Auburn man wants to find ways to ease homelessness, avoid budget troubles

Police chief honors four officers for life-saving heroics

Four Auburn Police officers at 12:46 p.m. Jan. 11 responded to an unconscious man down and turning blue on the parking lot of the Auburn… Continue reading

What’s latest SCORE? Auburn working on answer in jail cost-sharing

Federal Way leaves partnership at the end of the year

Pacific Mayor Leanne Guier, Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus and Algona City Councilman Troy Linnell share with the Auburn-Area Chamber of Commerce Tuesday what it’s like to walk in their shoes. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Leaders of Auburn, Pacific and Algona talk triumphs and challenges of their jobs

Yes, Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus, Pacific Mayor Leanne Guier and Algona City Councilman Troy Linnell represent different cities. But as they shared with the Auburn-Area… Continue reading

Pacific Mayor Leanne Guier, Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus and Algona City Councilman Troy Linnell share with the Auburn-Area Chamber of Commerce Tuesday what it’s like to walk in their shoes. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Metro is on the move

Transit to transform several local bus routes to RapidRide corridors by 2023

Auburn four-plex fire displaces 14 residents

No one hurt as early morning blaze damages two-story building.