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YMCA will dedicate building to Auburn community legend Dick Brugger

It began in 1973, when a group of parents, government leaders and educators organized to address the growing problem of drug use among Auburn’s youth.… Continue reading

 

Emma Haddon has her dog Leo run through the tire. File photo

Petpalooza returns May 21 to Auburn’s Game Farm Park

After a 2-year pandemic time-out, Petpalooza, Auburn’s critter spectacular, returns from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at Auburn’s Game Farm Park at… Continue reading

 

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Some of the art on display at the City Hall Gallery.

New art on display in Auburn

Several galleries have new pieces on display

 

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Kids reel ‘em in at annual fishing derby in Auburn

When Isabel Palady, a girl of few words, caught the first fish of her life last Saturday morning at Mill Creek Pond in south Auburn,… Continue reading

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Family, friends celebrate Dorothy Purser’s 102nd birthday

The guest of honor took in the much ado about herself contentedly, gray hair tucked under a tall birthday hat fashioned of felt and blazing… Continue reading

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Petpalooza in Auburn planned for May 21

Now that the COVID-19 vaccine and mask and physical distancing mandates are no longer in place, staff of the Auburn parks and recreation department have… Continue reading

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World’s longest surviving kidney patient dies

Mercer Island resident Nancy Spaeth went on dialysis at age 18 and received four kidney transplants.

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Auburn native Gwen Streeter is retiring after 10 years as a records specialist for Valley Regional 
Fire Authority Station 31, where her bubbly personality, ever-ready sense of humor, compassion and devotion to her duties earned her the high praise of her colleagues. Courtesy photo

Valley Regional Fire Authority’s Gwen Streeter retires

No statistics are available to tell us how common a bubbly personality, high intelligence, compassion and an inexhaustible sense of humor are to records specialists,… Continue reading

Auburn native Gwen Streeter is retiring after 10 years as a records specialist for Valley Regional 
Fire Authority Station 31, where her bubbly personality, ever-ready sense of humor, compassion and devotion to her duties earned her the high praise of her colleagues. Courtesy photo
2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer RS

Car review: 2021 Chevy Trailblazer RS

By Larry Lark, contributor Chevy’s 2021 Trailblazer is an entry-level, compact SUV geared toward younger buyers with an entry point starting around $20,000. Trailblazer slots… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2021
2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer RS
2021 Lexus RC 350 F Sport

Car review: 2021 Lexus RC 350 F Sport

By Larry Lark, contributor The 2021 Lexus RC 350 F Sport is a refined luxury sports couple crafted to stand apart. Thanks to its aggressive… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2021
2021 Lexus RC 350 F Sport
2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

Car review: 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

By Larry Lark, contributor The Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport full-size SUV has been refreshed for the 2021 model year and now offers a bolder design,… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2021
2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport
2021 Mazda CX-30 Crossover

Car review: 2021 Mazda CX-30 Crossover

By Larry Lark, contributor The Mazda CX-30 Crossover made its North American debut a year ago, and the 2021 edition builds on that momentum. Featuring… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2021
2021 Mazda CX-30 Crossover
2021 Toyota Corolla XSE

Car review: 2021 Toyota Corolla XSE

By Larry Lark, contributor Hatchbacks are all about versatility and fun. The 2021 Toyota Corolla XSE delivers on both counts. Versatility comes with an enhanced… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2021
2021 Toyota Corolla XSE
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Metals from the Mojave photo exhibit draws deep truths from what pioneers left behind

Rusted cans, discarded bolts, spiraling culverts and other rusted metals scattered across a desert may seem to some people pretty iffy stuff to make up… Continue reading

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Rajiv Nagaich is an elder law attorney, author, adjunct law school professor, and retirement planning visionary who has achieved national recognition for his cutting-edge work with retirees and his contributions to the practice of elder law. He is the founder of two firms based in Federal Way: Life Point Law, an elder law and estate planning firm, and AgingOptions, a firm that provides retirement-related education to consumers and professionals.

You aren’t the only one concerned about ending up in a nursing home | Senior Lifestyles

Dear Rajiv: My wife and I are both 59 years old and in good health. We are starting to think about where we will live… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2021
Rajiv Nagaich is an elder law attorney, author, adjunct law school professor, and retirement planning visionary who has achieved national recognition for his cutting-edge work with retirees and his contributions to the practice of elder law. He is the founder of two firms based in Federal Way: Life Point Law, an elder law and estate planning firm, and AgingOptions, a firm that provides retirement-related education to consumers and professionals.
Former operating room nurse Sarah Blum at the 12th Evacuation Hospital in Cu Chi Vietnam, 1967. Courtesy Sarah Blum

Former nurse recounts her experiences in Vietnam — and after

Auburn resident copes with wartime service PTSD through writing.

Former operating room nurse Sarah Blum at the 12th Evacuation Hospital in Cu Chi Vietnam, 1967. Courtesy Sarah Blum
Photo courtesy Don Gardner.

Musical fundraiser to benefit Auburn Food Bank’s Food to Go program

The White River Buddhist Temple in Auburn strongly supports the Auburn Food Bank’s Food to Go backpack program, which hands out 20 bags of food… Continue reading

Photo courtesy Don Gardner.
2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Overland

Car review: 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Overland

By Larry Lark, contributor With almost 30 years and four generations under its belt, the Jeep Grand Cherokee breaks new ground in 2021, adding a… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2021
2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Overland
2022 Telluride Nightfall Edition

Car review: 2022 Kia Telluride

By Larry Lark, contributor Big, bold and boxy, that’s the newly tweaked 2022 Kia Telluride mid-size SUV. The largest Kia ever, Telluride seats up to… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2021
2022 Telluride Nightfall Edition
2022 Infiniti QX60 Autograph

Car review: 2022 Infiniti QX60 Autograph

By Larry Lark, contributor If you want your SUV to make a statement, consider the new 2022 Infiniti QX60 Autograph. The QX60 cuts a sleek… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2021
2022 Infiniti QX60 Autograph