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Corgis cuteness abounds at Emerald Downs

A crowd of more than 10,000 spent Sunday afternoon at Emerald Downs taking in Thoroughbred racing and fun competition for 72 Puget Sound area Corgis.… Continue reading

  • Aug 5, 2019

FedEx box truck caught fire on SR 167 Friday morning, snarling traffic for miles

A 25-foot FedEx box truck sustained serious damage in a fire on southbound SR-67 in Auburn early Friday morning, Aug. 2. The truck caught fire… Continue reading

  • Aug 5, 2019

Local school supply lists available on TeacherLists

Parents from local schools have a new tool in their back-to-school bag of tricks this year as all of their school’s supply lists are now… Continue reading

  • Aug 5, 2019

Snakes, reptiles and other things at Algona Family Fun Days celebration

Scott Petersen, The Reptile Man, shows his snake, Oscar the Python, to kids during Algona Family Fun Days at Machett Park on Friday. The show… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2019

Kent Police arrest 12 during street racing crackdown

Auburn, Renton, Tukwila police departments and WSP assist

FBI alleges Auburn man was the ringleader behind multi-million dollar theft ring

Authorities: shoplifters, drug addicts, drug users and Amazon delivery drivers part of operation

Auburn Police blotter | Aug. 2

Auburn police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between July 25 and 28: July 25 Vandalism: 8:45 a.m., 100 block of… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019

Comcast technician saves woman with Heimlich maneuver

It’s quick action, a thrust to breathe new life. Eva Buhl was having lunch at the Hibachi Buffet in Auburn last month when she began… Continue reading

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Aug. 2

Between July 22 and 28, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 247 calls for service, among which were the following: July 22 Residential fire:… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019

Grocery store workers picket across King County

Union members are asking Kroger for living wages and more scheduling predictability.

Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service

State awards millions for salmon recovery

Puget Sound counties received more than $45 million.

Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Golden O-Bon

Community celebrates 50th annual White River Bon Odori Festival

  • Aug 1, 2019

Pacin’ Parson to walk for blindness research

Don Stevenson, Auburn’s Pacin’ Parson, vows to complete a 100-mile walk so that others may see. The 83-year-old ultra-marathon walker’s latest adventure will raise awareness… Continue reading

City gets $1.2 million in federal funds for design work on SR 164 improvements

That place along State Route 164 where the five-lane section narrows to one lane in each direction vexes a lot of drivers. Well, here’s a… Continue reading

Primary primer: 3 candidates vie for City Council seat in Tuesday’s election

Like all King County voters, Auburn residents will decide in Tuesday’s primary election which candidates for numerous public offices make it onto November’s general election… Continue reading

VFW Post 1741 turns 90; members gather to mark special occasion

Organization achieves national honors

Algona Family Fun Days are here

Music, entertainment, kids activities part of 2-day celebration in the park

  • Jul 31, 2019

Register for Auburn’s Almost 5K Poker Fun Run & Walk on Aug. 9

$5 off race registration through Aug. 5

  • Jul 31, 2019

What to do with the Lea Hill Corridor?

Study continues on road project; residents raise concerns about its safety

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.

King County Sheriff’s Office develops I-940 training to reduce deadly force

Recruits hired after Dec. 7 will need additional training coming out of the academy.

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.