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Former Auburn City Councilmember Bill Peloza dies

Former Auburn City Councilmember Bill Peloza dies

After longtime battle with cancer

Former Auburn City Councilmember Bill Peloza dies
Screenshot from Gov. Jay Inslee’s online address April 29, 2020.

Gov. Inslee to extend stay-home order

He said he will lay out a clearer timeline for a phased reopening of the state Friday.

Screenshot from Gov. Jay Inslee’s online address April 29, 2020.
City of Auburn to take $6 million to $9 million revenue hit in 2020

City of Auburn to take $6 million to $9 million revenue hit in 2020

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on tax collections

City of Auburn to take $6 million to $9 million revenue hit in 2020
VRFA fire and rescue blotter

VRFA fire and rescue blotter

A sampling of 188 calls April 20-26

VRFA fire and rescue blotter
State provides $9 million in rent, energy assistance to low-income households

State provides $9 million in rent, energy assistance to low-income households

Residents in the federal Low-Income Heating and Energy Assistance Program may apply

State provides $9 million in rent, energy assistance to low-income households
Find restaurants open for takeout/delivery in Puget Sound area

Find restaurants open for takeout/delivery in Puget Sound area

Interactive map provides details

Find restaurants open for takeout/delivery in Puget Sound area
MultiCare Health System announces new treatment for COVID-19 patients

MultiCare Health System announces new treatment for COVID-19 patients

Seeks plasma donations from people recovered from coronavirus

MultiCare Health System announces new treatment for COVID-19 patients
Local governments to get funding from federal stimulus package

Local governments to get funding from federal stimulus package

$300 million to cities, counties across state

Local governments to get funding from federal stimulus package
State recreation sites to reopen May 5

State recreation sites to reopen May 5

Fishing, hiking, boating but still no camping

State recreation sites to reopen May 5
Auburn Symphony Orchestra announces 2020-21 season

Auburn Symphony Orchestra announces 2020-21 season

Begins with Summer Series scheduled to start June 21

Auburn Symphony Orchestra announces 2020-21 season
Gov. Jay Inslee. FILE PHOTO

Colorado, Nevada to join Washington, Oregon and California in Western States Pact

Governors share vision for modifying stay at home orders, fighting COVID-19

Gov. Jay Inslee. FILE PHOTO
Report shows severity of COVID-19 impacts on hotels nationwide

Report shows severity of COVID-19 impacts on hotels nationwide

70% of employees laid off or furloughed, eight in 10 hotel rooms empty

Report shows severity of COVID-19 impacts on hotels nationwide
Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses

Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses

The initiative provides hearty lunches to first responders staffing the COVID-19 testing sites as they work to test their colleagues.

Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses
T-Birds select 13 players in Bantam Draft

T-Birds select 13 players in Bantam Draft

Seattle trades goalie Roddy Ross to Regina for three draft picks

T-Birds select 13 players in Bantam Draft
VRFA fire and rescue blotter | April 22

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | April 22

A sampling of 212 calls April 13-19

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | April 22
Governor: Many COVID-19 restrictions to linger after May 4

Governor: Many COVID-19 restrictions to linger after May 4

In a televised address, Jay Inslee announced a framework for a very gradual end to social lockdown.

Governor: Many COVID-19 restrictions to linger after May 4
William (Bill) Edward | Obituary

William (Bill) Edward | Obituary

William (Bill) Edward Raschkow, 84, a longtime Auburn, Wash., resident, passed away peacefully in his sleep of natural causes at Angel Haven Estates in Auburn… Continue reading

William (Bill) Edward | Obituary
Two former King County jail inmates test positive for COVID-19

Two former King County jail inmates test positive for COVID-19

First confirmed cases at two correctional facilities

Two former King County jail inmates test positive for COVID-19
PSE Foundation, PSE commit to over $1 million to support community efforts

PSE Foundation, PSE commit to over $1 million to support community efforts

Donations to help community groups, food banks during COVID-19 pandemic

PSE Foundation, PSE commit to over $1 million to support community efforts
Auburn Riverside’s Camden Heilborn to play volleyball at Western Washington

Auburn Riverside’s Camden Heilborn to play volleyball at Western Washington

Will join sister Calley Heilborn at Bellingham school

Auburn Riverside’s Camden Heilborn to play volleyball at Western Washington