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Kiewit chosen to design, build light rail extension in Kent, Federal Way

Sound Transit committee recommends company for $1.4 billion contract

AG Ferguson announces historic Tribal Consent and Consultation policy

Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Friday announced a new policy that requires the his office to obtain free, prior and informed consent before initiating a… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2019

Dieringer School Board identifies two finalists for superintendent

The Dieringer School District Board of Directors has identified two candidates to present to the community for the position of superintendent. The finalists are Michael… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2019

Auburn Police blotter | May 10

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between April 29 and May 6: April 29 Theft: 4:20 p.m., 1800 block… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2019

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | May 10

Between April 29 and May 5, the VRFA responded to 221 calls for service, among them the following: April 29 Aid call: 3:53 p.m., (Lakeland… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2019

Avian observations and a father-daughter creation

Len Elliott and his older daughter, LisaRuth, have published a book, “28 Days in May – avian observations.” Len wrote 28 poems in the haiku… Continue reading

  • May 10, 2019

Sound Transit committee removes Lowe’s/Dick’s site from consideration for light rail maintenance facility

Kent’s Midway Landfill, two Federal Way sites to be further studied

A teacher’s lasting influence

Lakeland Hills Elementary’s first class of full-day kindergarteners, now high school seniors, reunite with treasured Mrs. McKeough

Citywide patching and overlaying project gets moving next month

The citywide patch-and-overlay project that gets rolling in June calls for a lot of patching and overlaying, with plenty of potential to slow the hopeful… Continue reading

Two women announce bid for City Council

Auburn City Councilmember John Holman has not yet formally announced whether he intends to seek reelection. But interest in filling the seat he’s held since… Continue reading

Enjoy tea and other refreshments at the Neely Mansion Victorian Tea on Saturday, May 11. COURTESY PHOTO

Neely Mansion hosts Victorian Tea fundraiser on May 11

The Neely Mansion Association hosts a Victorian Tea at the historic place on Saturday, May 11. Visitors can chose among seatings at 12:30 p.m., 2… Continue reading

  • May 9, 2019
Enjoy tea and other refreshments at the Neely Mansion Victorian Tea on Saturday, May 11. COURTESY PHOTO

Von Reichbauer supports removal of Lowe’s/Dick’s site from light rail facility list

Sound Transit committee to consider recommendation about sites May 9

Talking Crow with Fries

Community celebrates soon-to-be winged-and-fried addition to Les Gove Park

Prosecutor charges Auburn man, 24, with the death of his stepfather

The King County Prosecutor has charged an Auburn man with second-degree murder for the death of his 68-year-old stepfather. Matthew Michaud, 24, is in King… Continue reading

Painting with a Purpose hosts fundraiser for SYL Foundation on June 7

Painting with a Purpose hosts a fundraiser June 7 for the See Ya Later Fundation, a nonprfit organization that helps area families in medical crisis.… Continue reading

  • May 9, 2019

VRFA encourages homeowners to prepare for fires

Residents can take steps to safeguard their homes, property

  • May 8, 2019

Pavement patching, overlaying to affect 8th Street NE | Updates

Beginning Wednesday, May 8, through Wednesday, May 15, construction work by Lakeside Industries, Inc., for a citywide pavement patching and overlay project will require lane… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2019

Colorful day

Benefit run raises money for the Buena Vista Seventh-day Adventist School in Auburn

Student from Auburn named 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholar

Christina Masnyy of Auburn, a senior at Fife High School, was one of four Washington state students recognized as U.S. Presidential Scholars. U.S. Secretary of… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2019

Comcast Cares Day

Volunteers pull up their sleeves and complete projects in Auburn

  • May 7, 2019