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King County moves to Stage 2 burn ban

Outdoor fires, even barbecues or in fire pits, are now prohibited.

Man shot and killed early Friday morning at Auburn apartment complex

Auburn Police investigating death of shooting victim

Muckleshoot Development Corporation breaks ground on Big Nation Station Convenience Store

The Muckleshoot Development Corporation has begun preliminary construction work to transition the Muckleshoot Market and Deli and its surrounding property into the Big Nation Station.… Continue reading

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Child falls from third floor window | Fire blotter

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 260 requests for service between Aug. 24 and Aug. 29, among them the following: Aug. 24 Accident: 8:48… Continue reading

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Bus service upgrades coming to Auburn

Bus service improvements are coming to Auburn. The upgrades, which launch Sept. 19, are part of King County Metro’s service change that implement the Renton-Kent-Auburn… Continue reading

County extends grant application deadline for small, rural, pandemic-affected businesses

This summer, the King County Council approved $4 million in supplemental funding for grants, technical support, and translation and interpretation assistance to help small businesses… Continue reading

Rico Thomas, left, has been a clerk in the Fuel Center/Mini Mart at Safeway in Federal Way for the past 5 years. Kyong Barry, right, has been with Albertsons for 18 years and is a front end supervisor in Auburn. Both are active members of UFCW 21. Courtesy photos

Grocery store workers deserve respect and hazard pay | Guest column

As grocery store workers in King County, we experience the hard, cold realities of the COVID-19 pandemic every single day. And despite the fact that… Continue reading

Rico Thomas, left, has been a clerk in the Fuel Center/Mini Mart at Safeway in Federal Way for the past 5 years. Kyong Barry, right, has been with Albertsons for 18 years and is a front end supervisor in Auburn. Both are active members of UFCW 21. Courtesy photos
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10 new vehicles vandalized | Auburn police blotter

Aug. 25 Assault: 12:15 p.m., 29200 block of 58h Place S. A son beat on his dad. Found property: 6:09 p.m., 6700 block of Stuart… Continue reading

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With Reber Ranch’s seven full-service dog wash bays, why wash the dog at home when you can leave the mess to them?

If you have pets, it’s time to re-discover this one-stop-shop!

Your go-to choice for all your animal needs is Reber Ranch

With Reber Ranch’s seven full-service dog wash bays, why wash the dog at home when you can leave the mess to them?

Editorial: Honor 100 years of suffrage with your ballot

Women’s right to vote was recognized 100 years ago; we need to use the ballots women fought for.

Thomas O’Neil | Obituary

Thomas O’Neil | Obituary

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Senior kicked in head by horse | Fire blotter

Calls to the Valley Regional Fire Authority

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Motorcyclist killed in collision with vehicle on Peasley Canyon Road

Motorcyclist’s name has not yet been released.

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Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations

Stores to distribute 750,000 purchased by King County starting Aug. 24

Ferguson to pursue lawsuit against changes at USPS

Cutting out overtime, dismantling mail sorting machines, removing mailboxes, and no longer treating election mail as first-class mail, even with paid postage. And halting the… Continue reading

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Editorial: Make certain you count in 2020 census

The Census Bureau has been told to cut its work short, making your response even more important.

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2 women fight in Safeway restroom | Auburn police blotter

Auburn police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Aug. 13 and Aug. 17: Aug. 13 Theft of vehicle parts: 4:55… Continue reading

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Firefighters respond to 5-car crash | Fire blotter

Between Aug. 10 and Aug. 16, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 294 calls for service, among them the following: Aug. 10 Brush fire:… Continue reading

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