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Two women announce bid for City Council

Auburn City Councilmember John Holman has not yet formally announced whether he intends to seek reelection. But interest in filling the seat he’s held since… Continue reading

Talking Crow with Fries

Community celebrates soon-to-be winged-and-fried addition to Les Gove Park

Prosecutor charges Auburn man, 24, with the death of his stepfather

The King County Prosecutor has charged an Auburn man with second-degree murder for the death of his 68-year-old stepfather. Matthew Michaud, 24, is in King… Continue reading

Back home, and in his element

1995 Auburn High School graduate David Cox returns to his alma mater to lead drama department

Orlandic-Hodak announces bid for Auburn City Council

For decades, said Vera Orlandic-Hodak, she has been, “a leader, a doer, a grateful community member and a devoted mother.” On Thursday, the Lakeland Hills… Continue reading

Storied Main Street Market about to close

Owner Rob Gerson to step away and try something new, entertains a buyer

Remembering the Fall of Saigon and its aftermath

Vietnamese community commemorates 44th anniversary of Black April

New player pursues property on Auburn’s north end

Old Valley 6 Drive-In Theaters site attracts buyer with a development proposal – and a big ask of the city

Pediatrician’s busy new practice

More than 100 days into her first term in office, U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier’s plate is loaded with health care, climate change, education

Vinifera’s recipe for success: top-drawer wine, food … and fun

Auburn restaurant earning rave reviews

Registration open for second annual youth chess tournament

Next month, young eyes and minds will come to Auburn Mountainview High School to test their chess chops against peers. To set kings queens and… Continue reading

Auburn’s financial situation is not dire, but it needs additional revenue to accommodate growth

City officials look at ways to raise money for the general fund

City awards $915,000 contract to provide emergency power to pump station

The Green River Pump Station Emergency Power Project will tap the engine generator at city well 5B to provide backup power. It will also build… Continue reading

Kids take flight at circus school

Auburn center teaches skills, confidence as students reach for whatever heights they wish to achieve

City says it can’t lift its budget blues with cuts alone

Officials: Auburn needs new taxes and fee increases

Sidewalk project to get rolling on Auburn Way North

Come May, a city sidewalk improvement project gets underway to add missing sections of sidewalk, Americans with Disability Act improvements and LED lighting on Auburn… Continue reading

Police responded to a lot of calls in 2018 but generated no serious outside allegations

Any internal investigation the Auburn Police Department launches stems from a serious allegation, for instance, a policy violation, a use-of-force complaint, a serious bias complaint.… Continue reading

City to start work this year on West Hill Park named for Pete Lewis

The park on Auburn’s West Hill that is to carry former Mayor Pete Lewis’ name is budgeted for city clearing and grubbing, trail construction and… Continue reading

Snow-make-up days put summer on ice for Auburn students

When February’s snowfalls closed Auburn schools for days, the kids must have known there’d be a price to pay for the fun they were having.… Continue reading

After 21 years on the Auburn School Board, Vefik will not run for reelection

When the Auburn School Board convenes for its first meeting in 2020, one long-serving member will not be there to say “here” to the roll… Continue reading