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Certified Initiative 26 heading to the ballot

King County Elections certified Initiative 26, securing it a spot on an upcoming ballot. Initiative 26 would make the offices of King County executive, council and assessor nonpartisan.

Parks, county to discuss Green River land swap

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks will hold a public hearing to discuss Green River land exchanges.

Above left: Larry Ketner
Above left: Larry Ketner

Auburn students win big at SkillsUSA event

Auburn School District students took top honors at the Washington State SkillsUSA Competition on April 18-19 in Vancouver, Wash.

The Valley Kiwanis Students of the Month for May are
The Valley Kiwanis Students of the Month for May are
Honoring the military during the Memorial Day Service last year at Mountain View Cemetery in Auburn were Sonny Bargala

Auburn to hold Memorial Day ceremonies at cemetery, park

The public is invited to attend a special Memorial Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday in the flag plaza at Mountain View Cemetery in Auburn, 2020 Mountain View Drive.

Honoring the military during the Memorial Day Service last year at Mountain View Cemetery in Auburn were Sonny Bargala

Lewis to serve on oversight committee

Auburn Mayor Pete Lewis was one of 15 members unanimously confirmed to serve on an oversight committee for the Mental Illness and Drug Dependency Action Plan.

Optimists to hold Bicycle Safety Fair

The Auburn Optimist Club’s 18th Bicycle Safety Fair will be held June 7, at the Auburn Eagles parking lot, 702 M Street NE.

Police blotter

Auburn police responded to the following calls for service between May 21 and May 9:

Cyclists took to the streets Wednesday for the The Ride Of Silence
Cyclists took to the streets Wednesday for the The Ride Of Silence
Auburn’s Robin Cleveland performs a trick in last year’s skating competition.

City to hold Skate Bowl II, Battle of the Bands VII

The Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation Department is planning two events on

Auburn’s Robin Cleveland performs a trick in last year’s skating competition.

Game Farm to host fun run, Petpalooza

Animals will invade Game Farm Park on Saturday – for show and tell, and a little exercise.

Lea Hill students create top 10 ads for contest

Lea Hill Elementary School students Hector Castaneda and Madelynn Stulce were top 10 winners of the Washington State Department of Transportation and I-90 Wildlife Bridges Coalition’s Bridging Futures IV contest.

Colleen Zimmerman visits the grave site of her sister
Colleen Zimmerman visits the grave site of her sister
A group of boys from the Auburn Parks
A group of boys from the Auburn Parks

Pond to open for senior anglers

Senior adults, age 55 and older, are invited to fish during Senior Fishing Day next Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Game Farm Park awaits invasion of pets, owners

There will be a few barks in the park today.

Athena Anderson
Athena Anderson

Police blotter

Auburn police responded to

Rafter still missing; raging Green River remains closed

The search continued for a 34-year-old Federal Way man missing since May 17, following an accident near Flaming Geyser State Park east of Auburn.