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Kent Hay, Homeless Outreach Program Administrator. Courtesy photo

Deep-dyed in criminal justice and social services, Kent Hay works with Auburn’s homeless

Auburn’s homeless coordinator comes with experience as a probation officer a case manager.

 

2020 Ford Ranger SuperCrew Lariat. Courtesy photo

2020 Ford Ranger SuperCrew Lariat | Car review

Ford’s venerable compact Ranger pickup went away for a while. But it has returned as a mid-size truck, ready for adventure and packed with driver-assist… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2020

 

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid. Courtesy photo

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid | Car review

There’s a reason Honda’s CR-V has been America’s top-selling crossover vehicle over the past 23 years. The 2020 CR-V AWD Touring Hybrid is the most… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2020

 

Screenshot from the Auburn Valley Humane Society’s Facebook page.

Auburn Valley Humane Society’s online tool helps people find homes for pets

The number one reason people surrender their pets to an animal shelter is because their living situation has changed, and they think there’s nothing else… Continue reading

Screenshot from the Auburn Valley Humane Society’s Facebook page.

Washington State Fair cancelled

COVID-19 outbreak claims another event

  • Jul 8, 2020
Auburn Symphony Orchestra’s talented lineup includes, from left, Rodger Burnett, Jennifer Nelson, Mona Butler, Shannon Spicciati, Wendy Wilhelmi. COURTESY PHOTO

Celebrate the 4th of July with Auburn Symphony Orchestra

Auburn Symphony Orchestra Director Wesley Schulz has curated a selection of orchestral songs about the American experience to put local folks in a celebratory mood.… Continue reading

Auburn Symphony Orchestra’s talented lineup includes, from left, Rodger Burnett, Jennifer Nelson, Mona Butler, Shannon Spicciati, Wendy Wilhelmi. COURTESY PHOTO
Photos courtesy of Pacific Ballroom Dance
                                The Youth Premier Formation team performing the ballroom medley “Strength and Honor.”

Pacific Ballroom Dance to hold virtual concert June 20

“Mosaic,” a live-streamed ballroom concert, will be presented free through the Vimeo platform.

Photos courtesy of Pacific Ballroom Dance
                                The Youth Premier Formation team performing the ballroom medley “Strength and Honor.”
TLG Motion Pictures CEO Erik Bernard and TLG founder Courtney LeMarco on a set. Photo courtesy TLG Motion Pictures.

Local production company seeking film, TV pitches from young minority creatives

The Big Pitch competition, put on by TLG Motion Pictures (“Hoarders”), started about six months ago.

TLG Motion Pictures CEO Erik Bernard and TLG founder Courtney LeMarco on a set. Photo courtesy TLG Motion Pictures.

Auburn woman finds her calling in military aviation

Abigail Gooch is now on standby duty with the Washington National Guard.

Relay for Life of South King County moves online

American Cancer Society donations to be taken during May 30 virtual gathering

  • May 29, 2020

Local writer designs book for parents, children to read out loud, play together

“Let’s Play Pretend…” came about when Maple Valley’s Scott Field was traveling away from his family

Auburn Farmers Market to open June 7

City receives approval from Public Health - Seattle King County with certain guidelines

  • May 7, 2020

Auburn Symphony Orchestra announces 2020-21 season

Begins with Summer Series scheduled to start June 21

  • Apr 27, 2020

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.

  • Apr 24, 2020

Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn lays off employees

No specific numbers given

City of Auburn cancels Petpalooza 2020

Was scheduled for May 16

  • Apr 14, 2020

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’

Federal Way resident Evelyn Allcorn shares story of her husband’s battle with COVID-19 after he tested positive on March 28.

Auburn dance studio finds creative solutions to keep going during COVID-19

Pacific Ballroom Dance moves to online classes; group returned home early from national competition

  • Apr 2, 2020

Poetry at Rainbow Café cancels meeting, setting up streaming program for April 6

Poetry at the Rainbow Café has canceled its April 6 meeting for COVID-19 precautions. The group is setting up an online streaming reading via Zoom… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2020

KCLS ends ebook boycott with Macmillan Publishers

System will resume purchasing new eBooks from Macmillan and its publishing imprints

  • Mar 19, 2020