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Work to affect traffic on E. Valley Highway

East Valley Highway will be reduced to one lane of traffic from Monday to June 16, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., weekdays only, due to construction.

City, Avenue Theater on the lookout for local talent

It is a rare community that doesn’t have a hidden pool of people with talents worthy of the stage.

Francelle Calkins

Calkins to be honored for service

Francelle “Fran” Calkins – longtime member of the Dr. Frank D. Merritt Children’s Hospital Guild of Auburn – will receive the Anna Clise Award for individual achievement.

Francelle Calkins
Motorists on the Valley Freeway soon will have the option to climb into the HOT lanes.

Valley Freeway to make way for HOT lanes

Several miles of the Valley Freeway will turn HOT on Saturday.

Motorists on the Valley Freeway soon will have the option to climb into the HOT lanes.
Von Reichbauer urges cooperation to solve woes
Von Reichbauer urges cooperation to solve woes

City to conduct water testing

The City of Auburn Water Department will be flushing fire hydrants to test the water distribution system for approximately three weeks.

Grease fire damages kitchen

A grease fire damaged the kitchen and living room at 3132 1/2 Academy Drive Southeast in Auburn on

Pitch, Hit & Run set for Game Farm Park

Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation is holding the annual Pitch, Hit & Run baseball skills competition at 10 a.m. Saturday at Game Farm Park.

Above: Justin Cleary
Above: Justin Cleary
Holman earns award for excellence

Holman earns award for excellence

Arlista Holman

Holman earns award for excellence
Students of the month

Students of the month

LOGAN JONES

Students of the month
Drollinger connecting people for the Relay for Life
Drollinger connecting people for the Relay for Life

City Hall expands hours

The City of Auburn recently announced newly extended hours at City Hall to better serve its customers. City Hall, located at 25 West Main St., is now open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

CLEANUP AT CEMETERY:

Mountain View Cemetery has scheduled a weekend marker cleanup opportunity from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today to assist families in the care and cleanup of their markers at the cemetery in preparation for the annual Memorial Day ceremony. The remembrance will be held May 26 at 10 a.m. While the marker is considered private property and the normal care and maintenance of it is the responsibility of the respective family, cemetery staff will be on hand to assist. For more information, call 253-931-3028 or visit www.mtviewcemeteryauburn.com.

Kaelin Cooley

Auburn fifth-grader inducted into Safety Patrol Hall of Fame

Kaelin Cooley, a fifth-grade student at Washington Elementary School, was selected by AAA Washington as one of 10 outstanding school safety patrol members from schools throughout the state.

Kaelin Cooley

Police blotter

Auburn police responded to the following calls for service between April 30 and April 27:

Fire, rescue blotter

Personnel from the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 168 calls for service between April 20 and April 16,

Flag pole transfer ceremony is today

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1741 and American Legion Post 78 – in conjunction with the City of Auburn – is conducting a flag pole transfer ceremony at 10 a.m. today at the new Veterans Building in Auburn Memorial Park, 411 E St. NE.

Relief Society’s Dixie Strobelt of Auburn

Relief Society Organization provides aid to local charities

The Relief Society Organization of the Auburn Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day-Saints – under the direction of president Karen Little – recently gathered and provided supplies to two local charities.

Relief Society’s Dixie Strobelt of Auburn

Grad, Johnson named to new positions in district

Dennis Grad, currently the principal at Cascade Middle School, was appointed the Auburn School District’s director of transportation.