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Pacific man convicted of 14 counts of tax fraud

Jurors took less than two hours to deliver guilty verdicts.

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Fentanyl-related deaths in King County over past few years (courtesy of Public Health – Seattle & King County)

King County councilmember sounds alarm on fentanyl problem in the region

Reagan Dunn is proposing increased resources in next budget to help lower rate of fentanyl deaths.

Fentanyl-related deaths in King County over past few years (courtesy of Public Health – Seattle & King County)
Portrait of Bobby Vogel for the Auburn High School basketball team. Photo courtesy of Auburn High School

Auburn loses a community hero

Bobby Vogel was known for his positive attitude.

Portrait of Bobby Vogel for the Auburn High School basketball team. Photo courtesy of Auburn High School
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King County’s unemployment rate lower than most of Washington

South King County has been slower to recover compared to North King County.

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Auburn Police Chief Daniel O’Neil. Photo courtesy of the City of Auburn

Auburn Police chief to retire Oct. 7

O’Neil was appointed interim chief of police in 2019.

Auburn Police Chief Daniel O’Neil. Photo courtesy of the City of Auburn
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Seattle Children’s Hospital identifies racial disparities in infections, security response

The healthcare provider did not respond to multiple requests for data used to identify disparities.

Seattle Children’s Hospital (Courtesy photo)
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Supporters of police reform laws disagree with Auburn’s response

The new laws have been in effect for over a month now.

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Peter Rogoff to step down as Sound Transit CEO in 2022

Became CEO in 2016; search for replacement to begin

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Carpenters union members peacefully strike on Sept. 16 in downtown Bellevue (photo by Cameron Sheppard)

Carpenters union strike on pause after “illegal picketing activity”

Union spokesperson claims wildcat protestors harrassed and threatened violence.

Carpenters union members peacefully strike on Sept. 16 in downtown Bellevue (photo by Cameron Sheppard)
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Auburn woman charged with assault, kidnapping

Woman arrested by Auburn officers after a witness of the attempted kidnapping identified her in a photo montage.

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Ban on single-use plastic bags in WA begins Oct. 1

Shoppers will have the choice to pay for a reusable plastic or recycled paper bag.

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Housing and finance insiders call for subsidized housing families can own, instead of rent

Advocates say increasing homeownership will strengthen the community, build intergenerational wealth

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$3,700 in jewelry stolen | Auburn Police blotter

The following is a sample of the Auburn Police blotter Sept. 9-19.

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Auburn Station. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood.

Sound Transit offers train rides to and from Seahawks games

Fans can catch a ride from Auburn Station

Auburn Station. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood.
Auburn Symphony Orchestra pianist Anton Nel. Photo courtesy of Anton Nel.

Live entertainment returns to Auburn this fall

Theater, comedy and music performances available.

Auburn Symphony Orchestra pianist Anton Nel. Photo courtesy of Anton Nel.
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Meet King County Council District 7 candidate Dominique Torgerson

Torgerson is running against incumbent Pete von Reichbauer in the Nov. 3 general election.

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Meet King County Council District 7 candidate Pete von Reichbauer

Incumbent is running against challenger Dominique Torgerson in the Nov. 3 general election.

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This image was shared by the King County Sheriff’s Office in announcing they had identified the driver in the fatal hit-and-run of a Maple Valley man. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office
King County Sheriff’s Office released this photo of the Toyota Camry that reportedly hit and killed a Maple Valley man in July. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office

SeaTac girl, 15, charged with second-degree murder in jogger’s death

Reportedly used her vehicle to ‘scare him’ while driving in Maple Valley

This image was shared by the King County Sheriff’s Office in announcing they had identified the driver in the fatal hit-and-run of a Maple Valley man. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office
King County Sheriff’s Office released this photo of the Toyota Camry that reportedly hit and killed a Maple Valley man in July. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office
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Arrest made in relation to shooting death of Auburn-area woman

A 30-year-old man was taken into custody by King County Sheriff deputies.

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