Robert Whale

City to enact new utility rates by Jan. 1, 2019

City to enact new utility rates by Jan. 1, 2019

One takeaway of the FCS Group’s 2019-2022 utility report is that most of the overall rate increases and adjustments the City of Auburn expects to… Continue reading

City to enact new utility rates by Jan. 1, 2019
City Council to revisit graffiti issue

City Council to revisit graffiti issue

Putting up surveillance cameras is one suggestion

City Council to revisit graffiti issue
Auburn Municipal Airport, which began operations in 1969, is one of the busiest of its kind in the state. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Airport Appreciation Day to take wing Sept. 29

Displays, food, activities part of special event open to the public

Auburn Municipal Airport, which began operations in 1969, is one of the busiest of its kind in the state. REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Jailbreak

Jailbreak

Cities criticize Federal Way’s decision to leave 11-year-old SCORE partnership | UPDATED

Jailbreak
Senior center thrilled to get money from Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy

Senior center thrilled to get money from Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy

When King County voters renewed the six-year Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy last November, they said “yes” to a levy-lid lift that county officials… Continue reading

Senior center thrilled to get money from Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy
Auburn Police say they’ve identified teens who robbed gas station

Auburn Police say they’ve identified teens who robbed gas station

Suspects stole items, cash while clerk lay unconscious on the floor with life-threatening medical emergency

Auburn Police say they’ve identified teens who robbed gas station
All about needs, concerns

All about needs, concerns

Local leaders talk about failure to prepare young people for the workforce – and how to set things right.

All about needs, concerns
City construction projects start rolling again after settlement of operators’ strike

City construction projects start rolling again after settlement of operators’ strike

It was not your imagination or impatience with the typical plodding pace of street or sidewalk construction playing tricks on you. No, the city of… Continue reading

City construction projects start rolling again after settlement of operators’ strike
Shawn Campbell replaced Dani Daskam as City Clerk at the beginning of September. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter
Shawn Campbell replaced Dani Daskam as City Clerk at the beginning of September. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter
New page for old bookstore

New page for old bookstore

Former Marine settles in Comstock’s space to help heal fellow veterans of PTSD

New page for old bookstore
How about that Heritage site?

How about that Heritage site?

Rumors run rampant in the downtown, but folks in the know say the building’s property has not yet sold.

How about that Heritage site?
New clinic to target opioid epidemic

New clinic to target opioid epidemic

Muckleshoot Tribe’s We Care Clinic to provide treatment, counseling services in building off Auburn Way North

New clinic to target opioid epidemic
Historic building begins tumbling down

Historic building begins tumbling down

Nine months after a devastating fire, downtown Heritage structure is demolished

Historic building begins tumbling down
City on board with alley plan

City on board with alley plan

UW student proposes livening up alleyway on north side of Auburn Avenue Theater – and city leaders dig it.

City on board with alley plan
City leaders to consider pros and cons of banning plastic bags

City leaders to consider pros and cons of banning plastic bags

The Kroger Co., which owns a long list of supermarkets, among them Fred Meyer and QFC, announced on Aug. 23 that it will transition to… Continue reading

City leaders to consider pros and cons of banning plastic bags
Customers who hope to enter Comstock’s Bookstore find this note. Comstock’s, a mainstay on Main Street, is no longer. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

After 38 years, Comstock’s turns the final page

Auburn’s iconic small bookstore on Main Street shuts its doors

Customers who hope to enter Comstock’s Bookstore find this note. Comstock’s, a mainstay on Main Street, is no longer. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter
Auburn School District, teachers agree on two-year contract

Auburn School District, teachers agree on two-year contract

More state money: Educators to receive salary increases of 11 percent in the first year, 1.9 percent in the second year.

Auburn School District, teachers agree on two-year contract
Bringing all types of art to life

Bringing all types of art to life

Creative, versatile Brugger to teach Green River College’s first ever how-to animation class this fall

Bringing all types of art to life
Council approves legal reforms, making it easier for city attorneys to do their jobs

Council approves legal reforms, making it easier for city attorneys to do their jobs

State law gives Superior Court the sole authority in King County to prosecute felonies like murder and armed robbery and leaves the prosecution of lesser… Continue reading

Council approves legal reforms, making it easier for city attorneys to do their jobs
Seniors peruse pot for pain

Seniors peruse pot for pain

Discussion at the Evergreen Market on Monday covers how cannabis derivatives can relieve aches and pains

Seniors peruse pot for pain