September starts the real New Year

Although our calendar officially turns the year over on the first of January, the new year actually starts in September.In fact, New Year’s Eve used… Continue reading

Auburn A&E Calendar | Sept. 3

Auburn Tourism: For special events in the Auburn area, visit the Web site: The Puyallup Fair: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, and 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, Sept. 5-21. Features six free entertainment stages, exhibit buildings, midway rides, food, the PRCA Rodeo, animal shows and more. Admission: $8-$10; free for ages 5 and younger.

  • Sep 2, 2008

Auburn’s Avenue Kids to come alive with children’s fall matinees

Avenue Kids – Auburn’s Saturday matinee series – will feature an award-winning musical, a brand-new theater camp and a chance to learn about holidays around the world.

  • Aug 30, 2008

‘Crossing the Flats’


  • Aug 30, 2008


Special Events

  • Aug 29, 2008

‘Ancient Lake’

The oil pastel works of Des Moines artist Daniel Wend express great passions for nature and life. Wend’s work now is on display at Auburn… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2008

Fairly Spiritual: Pitching good garage sale etiquette

I have been known to frequent the occasional garage sale.As I travel between the planned destinations of my life, there have been times when a… Continue reading

Queensryche headlines Pain in the Grass concert Saturday

This Saturday's Pain in the Grass rock concert will feature all the usual sounds rock concert concertgoers are used to hearing. Distorted guitars, rumbling bass and thundering drums will mingle with a wide range of vocal stylings courtesy of the seven band lineup – including supporting acts Seether, Shinedown, Sevendust, Drowning Pool, Earshot and Jet Black Stare.

  • Aug 25, 2008

Fairly Spiritual: Announcing the future president of the United States

I’ve decided to announce my son’s candidacy for the 2040 presidential election. Nathan will be 37 by then (two years above the 35 year-old age… Continue reading

Auburn A&E Calendar | Aug. 23

Children’s Dance Theater open house: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 23. Come register for classes, learn more about the program and meet some of the teachers. Children’s Dance Theater, 14 B St. N.E., Suites 1 and 2, Auburn.

  • Aug 23, 2008

Auburn A&E Calendar | Aug. 20

Auburn Tourism: For special events in the Auburn area, visit the Web site:

  • Aug 19, 2008

Fairly Spiritual: Flame of help could burn bright with $300 million

Rumor has it China spent $300 million on the opening ceremony of the Olympics. It looked more like $299 million if you ask me, but… Continue reading

Auburn Reporter Special Events | Aug. 16

Auburn Tourism: For special events in the Auburn area, visit the Web site:

  • Aug 15, 2008

Auburn A&E Calendar | Aug. 9

Auburn Good Ol’ Days Festival: Aug. 9-10. Features sporting events, carnival, children’s activities, art shows, car show, poetry, parade and more. Downtown Auburn. 253-939-3389 or

  • Aug 14, 2008

Auburn Mountainview’s ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’ benefits drama students

The idea lit up like a stage light in Paul Fouhy’s head. What if past high school drama students could pull off a summer musical to benefit young casts of tomorrow? Surely, such an production with seasoned alumni actors and actresses could work?

Auburn A&E Calendar | Aug. 13

Auburn Tourism: For special events in the Auburn area, visit the Web site: Kids SummerStage: Noon Aug. 13. Juggler Mario Lorenz to perform. Cost: Free. Les Gove Park, 910 Ninth St. S.E., Auburn. 253-931-3043 or

  • Aug 14, 2008

Auburn’s ‘Pacin’ Parson’ heads through Ohio on cross-country walk

Auburn’s Don Stevenson is walking 13,000 miles to raise awareness and funds for Huntington’s disease (HD), a progressively degenerative brain disorder.

  • Aug 14, 2008