Robert Whale

Auburn’s local streets in good shape

Collectors and arterials, eh, not so hot

Voters passing Auburn School District replacement levies

Superintendent: ‘I’m not going to declare victory, but we’re feeling good’

Developer of 8-story apartment building to break ground

Auburn Partners Development Associates expects to break ground on its Legacy Plaza Auburn Senior Living Apartments project immediately south of City Hall on Feb. 10.… Continue reading

City closes on lease of site for one-stop resource center

Officials intend to find funding partners and potential tenants who can offset rental costs

City completes initial facility needs assessment

Maintenance & operations, police and parks maintenance in need of additional space

Werden captures Miss Auburn crown; Lindsay takes teen tiara

Partisans shouted, whooped and hollered, waved signs and shook fat, lighted letters to urge their favorites onto greatness. A poltical convention? Nope. The waning moments… Continue reading

Big changes brewing at Schilling Hard Ciders

Plant blossoms as it undergoes extensive, year-long remodeling project

Volunteers making the Green River more salmon-friendly at Fenster Park

Green River Coalition student intern: ‘It’s about leaving a legacy, something to show the kids 20 years from now. Any day in the soil is a good day for me’

City attorney retires, assistant takes his place

City Attorney Steve Gross has retired from municipal service. His last day in the office was Friday, Jan. 3, according to Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus.… Continue reading

Vinifera’s owners to open pub on A Street Southeast this spring

For nearly three years, Vinifera Wine Bar and Bistro has operated in the hallowed spot on Auburn Way North that Flapper Alley occupied for many… Continue reading

U.S. 8th Congressional District Rep. Kim Schrier, D-Issaquah, addresses a town hall at Auburn Avenue Theater last Sunday afternoon. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Schrier updates Auburn town hall about work in D.C.

Of late, the United States Congress has grappled with some major attention-riveting matters. The impeachment of a president, the killing of Iranian Major General Qasem… Continue reading

U.S. 8th Congressional District Rep. Kim Schrier, D-Issaquah, addresses a town hall at Auburn Avenue Theater last Sunday afternoon. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Judge dismisses Wales’ lawsuit against the city of Auburn

Case had been scheduled for trial on July 7

City could wrap lease negotiations for one-stop shop by year’s end

The city of Auburn announced months ago its hope for housing a consolidated resource center at the site of the long-closed Sports Page Tavern on… Continue reading

DaCorsi is new deputy mayor

Suceeds Bill Peloza, who departs at the end of the year

Auburn Food Bank reacts to Trump Administration’s cuts to food stamps

Disabled veterans, senior citizens on fixed incomes, single parents who find the 10 hours they work every day never bring in enough revenue to support… Continue reading

Work begins on redevelopment of Valley 6 site

Spokane company breaks ground on 70-acre property

Murderer in tavern shootings dies at 34 in Walla Walla State Penitentiary

The author of one of the most infamous crimes in Auburn’s recent history has died. Cleanthony “Baby Ray” Jimerson, 34, who shot and killed two… Continue reading

Property acquisition hangs up construction of hotel

‘Tru By Hilton’ project is ‘near permit ready’

More bang to defuse violators?

Auburn City Council considers adding civil infractions to discharge of illegal fireworks

Crash, high-speed chase ends with two arrests; woman strikes King County Sheriff’s patrol car, officer

A driver in a stolen car avid to avoid the curious eyes of a King County Sheriff’s deputy struck the officer’s patrol car and the… Continue reading