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MultiCare brings K-9 security to its Auburn and Covington medical centers

  • Dec 13, 2019

 

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Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School presents Cultural Fair | PHOTOS

  • Dec 13, 2019

 

Auburn Food Bank reacts to Trump Administration’s cuts to food stamps

Disabled veterans, senior citizens on fixed incomes, single parents who find the 10 hours they work every day never bring in enough revenue to support… Continue reading

 

Auburn Police blotter | Dec. 13

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Dec. 5 and 10: Dec. 5 Trespassing: 8:20 a.m., 4010 A St.… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2019

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Dec. 13

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 211 calls for service between Dec. 2 and 8, among them the following: Dec. 2 Car vs pole:… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2019

Work begins on redevelopment of Valley 6 site

Spokane company breaks ground on 70-acre property

Pacific Ballroom Dance studio expanding, sets grand opening Jan. 4

Pacific Ballroom Dance continues to grow. The Auburn dance education studio, at 1604 15th St. SW, No. 109, has reached its capacity with youth and… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2019

County approves $200,000 to fund South King County WaterWorks projects

The King County Council on Wednesday approved the 2019 WaterWorks grants for water quality improvement projects throughout the county. County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer secured… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2019
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Rep. Schrier votes to bring down cost of prescription drugs

Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D., D-WA, Eighth District, voted Thursday for HR 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act. Rep. Schrier gave the… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2019
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Road closure for work: D Street NE – Auburn Way North to South 277th Street | UPDATES

Beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, Dec, 16, until 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, construction work by Big Mountain Enterprises for the Copper Gate Apartments Developer… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2019

Despite concerns, homelessness authority moves toward final Seattle vote

Seattle’s homelessness committee aligned the city’s plan with King County’s.

King County’s current climate action plan was adopted in 2015 and has provided a blueprint for reducing emissions and preparing for climate change. File photo

King County approves environmental justice provision

An update to the King County climate action plan should include an environmental justice framing as it’s developed over the coming months. The King County… Continue reading

King County’s current climate action plan was adopted in 2015 and has provided a blueprint for reducing emissions and preparing for climate change. File photo

Murderer in tavern shootings dies at 34 in Walla Walla State Penitentiary

The author of one of the most infamous crimes in Auburn’s recent history has died. Cleanthony “Baby Ray” Jimerson, 34, who shot and killed two… Continue reading

VRFA to put property tax measure on February special election ballot

Chief: ‘Proposition No. 1 is critical for the future of our services’

  • Dec 11, 2019

Homelessness authority approved by King County, awaits Seattle vote

The agreement would consolidate emergency services for people experiencing homelessness.

HUD awards Muckleshoot Tribe $5 million to preserve, expand its affordable housing inventory

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Wednesday competitively awarded $38,958,348 in Indian Housing Block Grant funds to 12 tribes, native villages, and… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2019

Property acquisition hangs up construction of hotel

‘Tru By Hilton’ project is ‘near permit ready’

The King County Courthouse is located at 516 Third Ave. in downtown Seattle. Photo courtesy of King County

Council approves $600,000 to increase security at King County Courthouse

The funding will be split evenly between increasing deputies, security and social services.

The King County Courthouse is located at 516 Third Ave. in downtown Seattle. Photo courtesy of King County

Kent to host Western Hockey League U.S. Challenge Cup

Tournament in February to feature top youth teams from Western U.S. and Canada

  • Dec 11, 2019

Victims, law enforcement speak about King County Courthouse conditions

An entrance to the courthouse was closed after an assault.