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.
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.
Mayor Pete Lewis had kept the smile in wait for three years, but he wore it Tuesday after Auburn Regional Medical Center informed him of its plans to start work on its parking garage north of City Hall this summer.
An Amtrak passenger train struck and killed a 50-year-old Auburn man shortly after noon Wednesday as he was walking along the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad tracks between the 1200 and 1400 blocks of C Street Northwest.
Many streets within the City of Auburn could use litter pick up and a little tender loving care. This summer the city plans to start two programs to match streets with the people who love them.
The impression developers and city officials give is of downtown development projects ready to roll, but they sprinkle it with mounting frustration at projects so intertwined that one can’t start until the other does.