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Four men charged with assault in fight at Renton Sikh temple

Three Kent men, one Renton man face charges in Oct. 18 attack

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Auburn hosts a Veterans Day parade every year. File photo

Veterans Day events and activities Nov. 7-11 in Auburn

The Veterans Day National Committee and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs have designated Auburn as a regional site for the celebration of Veterans Day… Continue reading

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State Route 410 east of Enumclaw reopened to regular traffic on Nov. 2 after repairs following the Fire Fire in September.

SR 410 east of Enumclaw reopens following repairs

Two-way traffic again after damage from September wildfire

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State Route 410 east of Enumclaw reopened to regular traffic on Nov. 2 after repairs following the Fire Fire in September.
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Small brush fire at Mt. Baker Middle School | Fire blotter

Between Oct. 26 and Nov. 2, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 267 calls for service, among them the following. Oct. 26 Accident: 1:16… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2020
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DUIs, burglaries, vandalism, etc. | Auburn police blotter

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Oct. 25 and Nov. 5. Oct. 25 Argument: 4:24 p.m., 12700 block… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2020
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Waste Management driver Steve Wegener. Courtesy photo

Auburn signs contract with Waste Management

Residential and commercial customers should expect a rate increase.

Waste Management driver Steve Wegener. Courtesy photo
Representative Drew Stokesbary (R-Auburn) and Eric Robertson are handily winning their legislative district races.

Stokesbary, Robertson ready to lead Legislative District 31

Meet who is likely to be your new (and returning) legislative representatives.

Representative Drew Stokesbary (R-Auburn) and Eric Robertson are handily winning their legislative district races.
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Neighbors fight over cat

“Somehow I doubt charges will be filed,” said Auburn police officer.

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Jay Inslee (D), left, and Loren Culp (R). File photo

Gov. Inslee surges to big lead as he nears rare third term

Statewide office roundup: Schools chief Reykdal in close contest; Secretary of State Wyman fends off challenge.

Jay Inslee (D), left, and Loren Culp (R). File photo
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Sex education bill Referendum 90 is passing

It will decide whether Senate Bill 5395 will be enacted into law.

  • Nov 3, 2020
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Exterior building and signage view from 9th Avenue of Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA.

Voters approve $1.74 billion bond for Harborview Medical Center

King County voters are saying yes to upgrades at Harborview Medical Center. Prop. 1 would authorize King County to issue up to $1.74 billion in… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2020
Exterior building and signage view from 9th Avenue of Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA.
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All King County charter amendments are passing

Voters are approving an appointed sheriff along with other measures.

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Waste Management driver Beverly Fecteau. COURTESY PHOTO, Waste Management

Auburn, Waste Management close in on 10-year contract

If plan is approved Nov. 2, there will no longer be two waste haulers serving city.

Waste Management driver Beverly Fecteau. COURTESY PHOTO, Waste Management
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Two men charged with hate crime after brutal beating in Federal Way

Two suspects from Auburn have been charged with first-degree robbery and a hate crime in the severe beating of a Black man in Federal Way.… Continue reading

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Red light cameras may return to Auburn

Between 2006 and 2014, Auburn contracted with RedFlex Traffic Systems of Arizona to place traffic cameras at three intersections and in six school zones. Many… Continue reading

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Senior branch trimmer falls out of tree | Fire blotter

From the Valley Regional Fire Authority

  • Oct 29, 2020
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Everett woman charged with robbery in Auburn Dollar Tree store incident

Late in the morning of Oct. 18, employees at the Dollar Tree store on Auburn Way North called Auburn Police and reported that they’d just… Continue reading

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Auburn woman accused of stabbing in Shoreline

An Auburn woman is in King County Jail on suspicion of having stabbed another woman to death in a Shoreline parking lot on Oct. 19.… Continue reading

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Aaron Kunkler/staff photoAlvin Sweet is a resident of Martin Court in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood. Martin Court is a former motel which was transformed into a supportive housing complex two decades ago. New funding from King County’s Health through Housing ordinance could expand this type of program across the county.

King County wants to buy motels for emergency, affordable housing

The concept has proven results in addressing homelessness.

Aaron Kunkler/staff photoAlvin Sweet is a resident of Martin Court in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood. Martin Court is a former motel which was transformed into a supportive housing complex two decades ago. New funding from King County’s Health through Housing ordinance could expand this type of program across the county.
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King County domestic violence homicides reach 16 so far this year

Previous two years had seven each as COVID-19 impacts incidents

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