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Auburn School Board recognizes outstanding staff member, student

The Auburn School District Board of Directors recently recognized Cindy Sherrod, assistant director of special education, as the outstanding staff member of the month., Sherrod… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2018

 

‘Smiles at Christmas’

Auburn church gives away toys to families in need

  • Dec 10, 2018

 

Japan honors Rep. Reichert for his work

Japan honored U.S. Rep. David Reichert, R-Auburn, with the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star in recognition of his significant contributions to… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2018

 

Auburn teen shot in southwest Renton; suspects unidentified

A 16 year-old Auburn boy suffered a life-threatening gunshot wound at a Renton apartment complex Sunday. Renton Police officers – dispatched to a reported shooting… Continue reading

Police investigating death of Auburn man whose body they found in the trunk of his car

Victim identified; detectives work the scene; public’s help sought

Green River College President Suzanne Johnson, who does not dispute a review that found GRC had violated statutory and regulatory requirements, said the school has won an appeal to have the Department of Education greatly reduce its $574,500 fine. FILE PHOTO

Green River College wins appeal; fine reduced for violations

DOE: school failed to report crime statistics and inform public; GRC to pay $250,000

Green River College President Suzanne Johnson, who does not dispute a review that found GRC had violated statutory and regulatory requirements, said the school has won an appeal to have the Department of Education greatly reduce its $574,500 fine. FILE PHOTO

Auburn Police blotter | Dec. 7

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Nov. 24 and 29: Nov. 27 Obstructing justice: 12:46 a.m., 2400 block… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2018

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Dec. 7

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 244 calls for service between Nov. 26 and Dec. 2, among them the following: Nov. 26 Kitchen fire:… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2018

Tenants say things are bad at mobile home park, demand changes

Twenty-three fed-up tenants of Laurelwood Mobile Home Park in south Auburn joined advocates from the Washington Community Action Network (CAN) last Friday morning to hand-deliver… Continue reading

Two Auburn men among 29 arrested in drug busts

Agents execute warrants in five Western Washington counties

COURTESY PHOTO, Brandon Patoc

Auburn church to give away toys to families in need

Parish and supporters make ‘Smiles at Christmas’ possible

  • Dec 6, 2018
COURTESY PHOTO, Brandon Patoc

Holiday In the Hangar

Delta Air Lines and Seattle YMCA team to bring Christmas to 95 Washington Elementary second-graders

Runners and their furry friends start the Dog Trot at Game Farm Park last year. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Join Auburn Petpalooza’s Dog Trot Fun Run

3K/5K courses; register early

  • Dec 6, 2018
Runners and their furry friends start the Dog Trot at Game Farm Park last year. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Tahoma National Cemetery hosts Wreaths Across America ceremony to honor veterans

Tahoma National Cemetery hosts Wreaths Across America (WAA), a holiday wreath-laying ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 15 to honor and remember the nation’s veterans. The ceremony… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2018

City to make a hatful of asks of its federal and state legislators

More bucks for housing assistance, more for mental health and substance abuse treatment, more for transportation and infrastructure. And while lawmakers are at all that,… Continue reading

When students visit Mary Olson Farm, they are transported to days of subsistence farming.

Help sponsor a child’s visit to Mary Olson Farm

Historic and educational Mary Olson Farm provides free field trips to more than 2,300 students each year. Every $5 donation covers the cost for a… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2018
When students visit Mary Olson Farm, they are transported to days of subsistence farming.

South King County Veterans Workshop and Job Fair set for Dec. 11

King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer hosts a Veterans Workshop and Job Fair on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 3 to 7 p.m., at the KO-AM… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2018

VRFA collecting toys for its annual drive at the ADA Ice Rink on Dec. 8

The Valley Regional Fire Authority collects donations for its annual Toys for Kids drive on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 3 to 7 p.m., at the… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2018

Your Voice, Auburn Library host town hall meeting with 47th Legislative District lawmakers on Dec. 13

Your Voice, a new community and civic engagement platform, and the Auburn Library host an interactive and participatory town hall meeting with 47th Legislative District… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2018

Memorial service held for mother, baby killed in I-5 crash near Kent

Baby dies four days after Nov. 24 wreck