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Auburn School District sets June 13 as graduation day

Each high school will feature in-person commencements with social distancing

  • May 21, 2020

VRFA fire and rescue blotter

A sampling of calls May 11-17

  • May 20, 2020

Sound Transit to get $166.3 million federal grant for COVID-19 response

Funds for operating costs, maintenance, disinfecting vehicles and keeping drivers safe

  • May 19, 2020

City of Auburn cancels National Night Out

Annual neighborhood gathering, anti-crime event was set for Aug. 4

  • May 19, 2020

Auburn man dies in head-on collision near Moses Lake

Other driver also killed in I-90 wrong-way crash

COVID-19 cancelled the King County Fair

The fair has an estimated $5 million impact on the local economy and accounts for a majority of the Expo Center’s operating funds.

State issues guidance on dental care, medical appointments

Resumption of those practices depends on adequate protective equipment and patient screening.

A few people wear face masks when the city of Enumclaw recently had a “downtown cruise” where people drove around downtown to order food from local restaurants. RAY MILLER-STILL, Enumclaw Courier-Herald

King County directive to wear face coverings in effect May 18

Effort to help slow spread of COVID-19

  • May 18, 2020
A few people wear face masks when the city of Enumclaw recently had a “downtown cruise” where people drove around downtown to order food from local restaurants. RAY MILLER-STILL, Enumclaw Courier-Herald

Sound Transit to reintroduce light rail, Sounder fares starting June 1

Reduced rate of $1 on Link, $2 on Sounder as free rides to end

  • May 18, 2020

7 candidates in the running to represent 30th Legislative District

Current State Rep. Mike Pellicciotti not seeking re-election for Position 1; incumbent Jesse Johnson to face two opponents.

I-5 closures set in Kent for Federal Way Link construction

May 18-21 along southbound lanes near former Midway Landfill

Roof partially collapses at Auburn Safeway | Update

Store to remain closed for several days; cause yet to be determined

VRFA fire and rescue blotter

A sampling of calls May 4-10

  • May 14, 2020

Sullivan back in race for House District 47

Kent City Councilmember Kaur drops out of legislative run

State to deploy brigade of ‘contact tracers’ to track virus

Force of 1,371 including National Guard will assist local health districts statewide.

Supreme Court ponders state’s limits on presidential electors

Justices consider cases in which three Washington state residents went rogue and didn’t vote for Clinton.

Officers raid alleged cockfighting operation in Kent

Regional Animal Services of King County leads raid; takes away 92 roosters