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

Auburn A&E Calendar | July 16

A look at arts and entertainment events in Auburn.

  • Jul 16, 2008

‘Firebird’ ballet camp offered at Terminal Park Elementary

Energetic kids of all shapes, sizes and abilities took the floor at Terminal Park Elementary School to dance to “Firebird,” a morning story ballet camp offered through the Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation Department. Under the guidance of Stephanie Cox, instructor from Auburn’s Children’s Dance Theater, the camp features ballet classes, craft projects and more, with weekly ballet themes.

  • Jul 16, 2008

Auburn City Hall Gallery to feature Seattle artists Wednesday night

Auburn City Hall Gallery presents the works of Seattle artists Joey Katzer and Betty Hageman, from now until Aug. 1. Meet the artists Wednesday at a reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m., in City Hall, 25 W. Main St.

  • Jul 16, 2008

Auburn Parks gearing up for Summer Sounds & Comcast Cinema Series

The Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation Department – along with its corporate sponsors Comcast, Pierce County, MultiCare and Polygon Northwest – offers the Summer Sounds… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2008

Coming to a theater near you: Not so superheroes

Superheroes have taken over the cinema. In recent months we’ve been bombarded with an endless assault of larger than life comic book action heros. These world rescuers run the gamut from a metallurgically altered weapons specialist (Iron Man) to a rage induced girth and pigmentation vacillator (The Incredible Hulk).

  • Jul 14, 2008

Pacific Days to feature parades, laser tag, more | Auburn A&E Calendar

A listing of arts and entertainment events happening in Auburn.

  • Jul 11, 2008

Cruisers bask in sunshine, roll into Les Grove Park

Under brilliant sunshine, the Solid Rock Cruisers held their sixth annual Cruise to the Park on Saturday at Les Gove Park.

  • Jul 9, 2008

Auburn Concert Calendar | July 5

Auburn’s popular Shades of Summer Concert series returns on Wednesday evenings at the Len Chapman Amphitheater at Game Farm Park, located at 3030 R St. SE. Shows begin each night at 7 at the park’s amphitheater, 3030 R St. SE.

  • Jul 9, 2008

Auburn Events Calendar | July 5

Events happening in Auburn.

  • Jul 9, 2008

Mayhem Festival set for July 9 proves metal’s not dead

The epitaph for heavy metal music has been written many times in its 30-year lifespan. Whether it was punk in 1976 or Kurt Cobain in 1991 dealing the death blows, metal has always bounced back, each time regaining its popularity as a dominant genre in the music industry. This summer, heavy metal is again roaring back, this time in the form of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, a 13-band, three-stage metal-stravaganza – featuring Disturbed, Slipknot, Dragonforce and Mastodon (if you’ve never heard of them, ask a teenager) – that will storm into the White River Amphitheater on Wednesday.

  • Jul 9, 2008

61-year-old Auburn woman rapidly ascends mountain climbing ranks

Tenacious Mary Vesper is a late-blooming adventurer who refuses to limit herself – but not at the expense of taking unnecessary risks. For instance, she makes it a habit of climbing mighty mountains, even reaching the summit of some of the tallest, most rugged peaks in the Pacific Northwest. “Mountain Mary” – as many of her friends call her – is a 61-year-old Auburn woman unafraid of new challenges.

Declaration of Independence was a leap of faith | Column

On July 2, 1776, the Second Continental Congress adopted the Lee Resolution declaring the Thirteen Colonies to be independent of the British Empire. Two days later, an explanation and justification of the Lee Resolution was indelibly sealed and signed into parchment as the United States Declaration of Independence.

  • Jul 7, 2008

Beginner’s Luck’s to perform at Nashville

Beginner's Luck is on their way to Music City, USA.Auburn Mountainview High School's award-winning barbershop quartet is participating at this weekend's Barbershop Harmony Society International… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2008

Auburn’s Good Ol’ Days festival calls for local artists’ work

Artists are invited to submit their works for a juried exhibit during the Aug. 8-10 Auburn Good Ol’ Days festival. Participants must be 18 years or older and a U.S. citizen. Artwork must be original, entirely the work of the entrant, without supervision, and be less than two years old. No workshop or class creations, crafts, kits, 3-D or copyrighted paintings and published work will be accepted.

  • Jul 1, 2008


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  • Jun 30, 2008

Unforgettable birthday gift takes wing for woman

At 92 years young, Mary McKean remains part daring, part inquisitive.The Auburn woman also happens to carry some semblance of a “bucket list.”The fact she… Continue reading

Cap ‘N Arrr, others to perform at Auburn outdoor kids shows

The City of Auburn presents free Kids SummerStage outdoor shows, beginning July 16 at Les Gove Park, 910 Ninth St. SE, Auburn. The weekly Wednesday entertainment lineup will continue through Aug. 13. Each show begins at noon.

  • Jun 30, 2008

Walk across America

Update on Auburn’s ‘Pacin Parson’

  • Jun 27, 2008