DogVenture Day: 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 2. Come for games, contests and prizes for dogs and their owners. Dogs must be family-friendly and on leash. Cost: Free; registration requested. Auburn Valley YMCA, 1620 Perimeter Road S.W., Auburn. 253-833-2770 or

  • Aug 1, 2008

Auburnite’s Balloon Guy Entertainment takes shape in rare air

He is known as “The Balloon Guy” in the Utah Valley. To family, friends and customers, he often is described as “Jeremy The Clown.”

Balloon artist’s creations taking shape in rare air

He is known as “The Balloon Guy” in the Utah Valley. To family, friends and customers, he often is described as “Jeremy The Clown.”

  • Jul 26, 2008

Doers needed in a spectator age | Column

God is optimistic about your future ... the rest of us are less certain.

  • Jul 25, 2008

Auburn A&E Calendar | July 26

Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games and Clan Gathering: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. July 26-27. Friday events are free. Weekend features pipe bands, Highland dancing, Celtic Kennel competition, athletic contests, traditional Scottish food and more. Cost: $10-$15 per day; $14-$22 for two-day pass; free for children 4 and younger. Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw. 206-522-2541 or

  • Jul 25, 2008

Lessons take center stage in Theater Camp

A pensive Madi Schmeling considered her summer camp options and decided to step onto the stage and shine under the bright lights for the first… Continue reading

White River Presbyterian offers family program

Rather than a more traditional “vacation Bible school” just for kids this summer, White River Presbyterian Church in Auburn is providing a family-strengthening activity designed for the entire family.

  • Jul 25, 2008

MultiCare’s beautifier refuses to slow down

Doctors have told Sheldon Arkin that he should retire and draw disability, but his passion for his work beautifying the MultiCare clinic in Covington keeps him going.

  • Jul 23, 2008

Cast to express ‘out cry’ in Auburn

A passionate show produced for and by teenagers, “out cry: students celebrating art,” will premiere Saturday at the Auburn Avenue Theater.

  • Jul 23, 2008

Local actor to perform in ‘Pippin’

Brendy Stevens, a graduate

  • Jul 23, 2008

Auburn A&E Calendar | July 23

Arts and entertainment events in Auburn.

  • Jul 22, 2008

Prison life after a meth bust: Lori deals with the pain

This is a continuation of letter excerpts written by “Lori”, serving her third year in prison for making meth in a home that was destroyed. She shares her mental and emotional processes.

  • Jul 21, 2008

Les Gove Park lights up with bocce bonanza

It was a bocce showcase on a sunny Saturday at Les Gove Park. A total of 15 teams, some from as far away as Bellingham and Portland, converged on the courts for the fourth annual Washington State Bocce Tournament, sponsored by host Auburn Bocce Club and the Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation Department.

  • Jul 21, 2008

Star comes out

Child actor Nathan Gamble, 10, appeared Friday night at Regal Auburn Stadium 17 theaters for the premiere of "The Dark Knight," the latest Batman saga.… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2008

Bringing back the youthful adventures of backyard camping | Column

When I was a child I used to vacation at a very exclusive retreat center. It was known as my parents’ backyard.

  • Jul 18, 2008

Auburn Avenue Theater to host high school, college musicians | A&E Briefs

Downtown Auburn Sidewalk Sale: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. July 19; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 20. Street will be closed off during sale. Main Street, between Auburn Way South and Auburn Avenue.

  • Jul 18, 2008

Bodybuilding showcase comes to APAC today

The NPC Washington State Open Bodybuilding Fitness and Figure Championships will be staged today at the Auburn Performing Arts Center.

  • Jul 18, 2008

Ultra-walker Stevenson ahead of schedule on his trek across America

Auburn's "Pacin' Parson," 72-year-old Don Stevenson, is feeling great as he treads across America to fulfill a 13,000-mile walk for Huntington's disease, a progressively degenerative… Continue reading