Multi-platinum heavyweights Kid Rock and Foreigner descended upon Auburn’s White River Amphitheatre this past Saturday as the last stop on the Cheap Date tour.
Although Jack “Fast Jack” Beckman made a splash on Friday by becoming the first Funny Car driver to break the four-second barrier on the 1,000-foot drag strip at Pacific Raceways, it was the ladies of Top Alcohol who made the most noise at last weekend’s NHRA Northwest Nationals.
Setting your band apart from the more than 110 acts at this year’s rendition of the Vans Warped Tour, which wraps up it’s summer run Saturday, Aug. 8 at the White River Amphitheater, can be a challenge.
For more than 30 of his 67 years, Gary Ermish has been laying down serious rubber at Pacific Raceways in Kent.
But he’s never had a year like this one.
This season Ermish and his 1968 Chevy Camaro, loaded with a big block 496, have been cruising down the strip in record times, landing the Auburn driver in first place in the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) District 6 National Ope Series Super Street Point Standings.
King County prosecutors on Tuesday charged a former Algona police officer with first-degree theft and abuse of office for allegedly stealing from a multi-city Police Explorer program for youth.
According to charging papers issued by the King County Superior Court, former Lt. Lee Gaskill will be arraigned Aug. 17 at the King County Regional Justice Center in Kent.
The City of Pacific will pay $10,000 to settle a lawsuit brought against the City by the notorious open government activist Arthur West.
The Pacific City Council discussed and decided to head off potential litigation by settling with West for $10,000, Mayor Leanne Guier said. The decision came in a special meeting executive session following Monday’s workshop.
When the 28th annual Wesco Autobody Supply Goodguys Pacific Northwest Nationals roll into the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup this weekend, the city of Auburn will be well represented with more than 20 cars pre-registered for the event.
A good chunk of these will appear courtesy local hot rod and custom car fabricator Wicked Fabrications, run by Auburn native Craig Wick.
Lamb of God is alive and well.
With a new album, “VII: Sturm und Drang”, set to drop on July 24, and a co-headlining summer tour with metal juggernauts Slipknot coming into Auburn’s White River Amphitheatre on July 23, things have never looked better for the band.
In 2008, the Washington state Legislature passed a bill allowing small craft distilleries – hard liquor versions of micro-breweries that can produce up to 60,000 gallons of hard alcohol a year – to launch businesses.
Pacific Days celebration returns this weekend, kicking off with a kids’ parade on Friday and ending with the Pooch Pageant on Sunday.
Festivities at Pacific City Park, 600 Third Ave. SE, get under way at 4 p.m. Friday. A kids’ parade, featuring decorated bicycles, begins at 6:15 p.m. It will wind its way from the Pacific-Algona Senior Center, at 100 Third Ave. SE, to the park.
The White River Amphitheatre in Auburn played host to the return of the mighty Van Halen, which opened its 2015 North American tour at the outdoor venue this past Sunday.
One of the biggest bands in the world at one time, Van Halen proved it hasn’t lost a step in it’s first full-fledged show since 2013, running through a two-hour, 25-song set list that inlcuded deep tracks such as “Drop Dead Legs” off the “1984” album and “Dirty Movies” from 1981’s “Fair Warning”.
Now that two of this season’s three major Crossfit competitions are in the bag, all that’s left for Kevin Simons is the big one: the 2015 Crossfit World Championships that start on July 22 in Southern California.