Robert Whale

City casts needs, priorities to legislators

To soften the economic pain caused by the streamlined sales tax. To continue to fight homelessness and the opioid epidemic And to ensure that the… Continue reading


Quarters Restaurant serves the whole Auburn community, no matter your situation

Couple offer menu filled with a variety of tastes


New King County sheriff drops in on the Lions

Johanknecht returns to Auburn to speak about her plans


Auburn director departs for new job

Auburn’s planning and community development director, Kevin Snyder, has left to accept the top planning job in a California city. Snyder, whose last day was… Continue reading

City, museum create artist-in-residence at Mary Olson Farm

Opportunity to work and be inspired by the beautiful setting

County’s regional arterial network is aging, needs work, and big bucks to make it happen

To call King County’s regional network of major and minor arterials “critical” is an understatement. It supports millions of trips each day by people traveling… Continue reading

Auburn woman pleads innocent to ax assault

The King County Prosecutor claims Daniell Meckle slammed an ax into her uncle’s head after threatening her aunt with it at Meckle’s trailer in Auburn’s… Continue reading

Agency projects in Auburn to benefit from 2018 capital budget

Organizations, groups, facilities get a boost from state-passed grants

Council ponders options for Auburn Avenue Theater when lease is up

Convinced it was in the right place to play a part in the revitalization of the downtown core and poised to become a hot spot… Continue reading

Woman pleads not guilty to killing her aunt’s boyfriend

A Tacoma woman has pleaded not guilty to first-degree manslaughter for allegedly shooting and killing her aunt’s boyfriend with a single shot to the back… Continue reading

Auburn woman charged with assault for allegedly taking an ax to her uncle’s head

The King County Prosecutor has charged a 33-year-old woman with first-degree and second-degree assault for allegedly driving an ax into her uncle’s head after threatening… Continue reading

Bright, new addition to the valley

Boeing celebrates completion of first new building in Auburn in 25 years

SBA to help Heritage fire victims with loans

Fresh from three months in the field helping businesses and residents pick up the pieces after Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Garth MacDonald is in Auburn… Continue reading

City Council urges support for fire benefit charge measure

As it must do every six years, the Valley Regional Fire Authority’s (VRFA) Board of Governance has called for an election to re-authorize its use… Continue reading

On city’s dime, WSDOT to make improvements to patch of road

For an estimated $432,000, Auburn motorists making the transition from Peasley Canyon Road to West Valley Highway and onto State Route 18 will get a… Continue reading

Prosecutor charges Tacoma woman with manslaughter for Auburn man’s death

The King County Prosecutor has charged a Tacoma woman with first-degree manslaughter for allegedly shooting and killing her aunt’s boyfriend with a single shot to… Continue reading

Dangerous dog ordinance begging for an update, City officials say

Council tackles issue at work session


City hires new animal control officer

Auburn has a new animal control officer. The City hired Ray Peckham on Monday as an animal control officer in the Auburn Police Department. Auburn… Continue reading


Community comes out to help fire victims

Outpouring of donations helps the displaced

In aftermath of devastating fire, community shows its heart

Cleanup, investigation continue as city recovers from Heritage Building blaze