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Auburn Mayor Pete Lewis
Auburn Mayor Pete Lewis

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Auburn police responded

Auburn City Councilmember  Bill Peloza
Auburn City Councilmember  Bill Peloza

City and developer preparing to negotiate on downtown project

Too little foot traffic, too many storefronts with for rent signs in the windows.

CERT CLASSES:

The City of Auburn Emergency Management Office, in conjunction the White River Valley Citizen Corps Council and the Valley Regional Fire Authority, will offer Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training in Spanish to area residents. The classes will be held on three Saturdays, May 10, 17, and 31. The classes will be held in the Council Chambers of Auburn’s City Hall at 25 W Main St. Training will be provided at no charge. Pre-registration is required for all courses and space is limited. For more info, call 253-876-1925 or e-mail emergencyprep@auburnwa.gov.

A closer look at the proposed Auburn Junction

Auburn Junction would be a green, mixed-use, urban village spread out over 27 parcels with underground parking and walkways, an “upscale commercial and residential dominated project,” featuring ground-floor retail and restaurant facilities incorporating open space.

The unique dragonflies swooped onto the West Main Street scene

Dragonflies return to their West Main Street perch

Three of the five iron dragonflies the Auburn Arts Commission selected as art for the West Main Street improvement project were up on their steel bamboo stalks for a month.

The unique dragonflies swooped onto the West Main Street scene

LIONS SIGHT AND HEARING TRAILER AT WEST AUBURN:

The Lions Club’s Sight and Hearing trailer will be at West Auburn

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Auburn police responded

Fire & rescue blotter

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 173 calls for service between March 31 and April 6:

AR forensic team does it again

The Auburn Riverside High School forensic team continued its tradition of excellence at the state individual events speech tournament.

Valley Kiwanis students of the month for April are: front row
Valley Kiwanis students of the month for April are: front row

DOWNS LOWDOWN

Schedule – 91-day meeting begins Friday and concludes Sunday, Sept. 28.

Jim Rottle
Jim Rottle
Plant posse

Plant posse

Erica Cruz, above left, a senior at Auburn High School, attempts to put a worm down the back of Lilianna Cardenas, a junior, during their volunteer work with Bruce Morris’ horticulture and natural resources class last week. The students

Plant posse
Pat Cavanaugh will close his storied store for good today. The store has been a part of the community for 121 years.

Cavanaughs win $2.4M interim judgement against partner

Third Century LLC and owners Pat and Jan Cavanaugh have won an interim $2.4 million judgement in arbitration against Ben Errez and Plan B Development, their partner in the defunct, downtown hotel-water park-condominium project known as Project Ace.

Pat Cavanaugh will close his storied store for good today. The store has been a part of the community for 121 years.
King County Council member Reagan Dunn brings his 9-week-old puppy

County looks to improve shelter system

Nearly 700 people attended a town hall meeting Monday to discuss the embattled King County animal-shelter system, with dozens speaking their piece before the County Metropolitan Council.

King County Council member Reagan Dunn brings his 9-week-old puppy

Funding plan for King County animal shelters

The proposal by King County Executive Ron Sims for $965,000 in additional funds in 2008 for Animal Care and Control includes:

Satterberg: Officials are catching up with car thieves

Brock Haskins loved to steal cars and had a special taste for Ford pickup trucks. He would spray down the interiors with WD-40 to eliminate any finger prints, then steal the lights, the seats, or whatever he could lay his hands on.

Police blotter

Auburn police responded to the following calls for service between April 15 and April 13: