Robert Whale

Ashley Holloway

Walkers pour emotions, support into Relay for Life

Shortly after 6 p.m. last Friday, survivors and caregivers set off on their lap, the first trip around the track of the American Cancer Society’s Auburn Relay for Life at Auburn Memorial Stadium.

Ashley Holloway

Superintendent race down to two

The Auburn School District Board of Directors on Monday received the withdrawal of Dr. Elaine Beraza’s candidacy from consideration for the position of Superintendent of Schools.

Battle over skimpily-clad baristas continues

Pastor Pat O’Leary on Monday urged the Auburn City Council not to adopt a “we’ve-done-all-we-could attitude” about the Cowgirls Espresso stand on A Street Southeast and the scantily-clad baristas serving up the joe.

Jim Westhusing

Making a difference, taking the lead

At 2:30 p.m. on a recent weekday and Rachel Eskesen and Michelle Oliver stood before a group of youngsters in the cafeteria at Olympic Middle School.

Jim Westhusing
Ronnie Roberts

Rising cost of fuel burning everybody

Duanna Richards and members of her family had been planning to take their own cars over the Memorial Day weekend to visit her ailing mother in Oregon, but decided at the last minute to carpool.

Ronnie Roberts

City, Lea Hill residents to gather, discuss transportation, streets

Auburn officials will meet with residents of Lea Hill to talk about transportation and streets at 6 p.m. today in the gymnasium at Hazelwood Elementary School.

Herren is the choice

Auburn School District’s board of directors on Tuesday chose Deputy Superintendent Dr. Dennis “Kip” Herren as the district’s new superintendent, succeeding the retiring Linda Cowan.

Graffiti was found on a building at Game Farm Park.  Faced with a growing problem

City coming to grips with graffiti

Like an evil weed, graffiti keeps returning to H Street Northeast. It creeps up light poles, spreads on fences and buildings, appears wherever spraycan-and-marker-wielding vandals can work their mischief and vanish into shadows.

Graffiti was found on a building at Game Farm Park.  Faced with a growing problem

Class of ’08 making the grade District expects to graduate more seniors in first year of education reform

Some feared that the new academic standards of education reform, which include the Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL), would end with fewer seniors graduating.

District selects 6 semifinalists for school’s top job

The Auburn School District Board of Directors last Monday selected six semifinalists to interview for the superintendent vacancy.