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Man charged in Auburn Walmart stabbing

A Walmart employee allegedly stabbed his coworker after losing a fight.

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Man accused of threatening to kill Walgreens employee

According to Auburn Police, staff of the Walgreens at 1701 Auburn Way South had asked Arnez T. Cater to leave their store in February because… Continue reading

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Auburn police arrests, use of force, bookings decrease in 2021

Use of force incidents were cut in half from 2020 to 2021.

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Breaking down Washington police reform from this year and last

Legislators passed a number of bills responding to concerns around policing. Let’s dig into them.

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County leaders move to explore publicly-manufactured concrete amid workers strike

The concrete workers strike has stopped projects across the region for months.

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King County has launced a new mobile shower unit for the homeless with stops in Kent, Renton and Seattle.

King County launches mobile shower unit for the homeless

Weekly stops in Kent, Renton and Seattle

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King County has launced a new mobile shower unit for the homeless with stops in Kent, Renton and Seattle.
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Cannabis stakeholders want cash out of the equation amid rash of robberies

State regulators say action from Congress is required for cannabis industry to use credit cards.

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Walmart employee stabbed at work

Two employees got into a fight.

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One of Auburn’s permanent sculptures in front of Les Gove Park.

Auburn is searching for artists to contribute downtown sculptures

Your sculpture could be on display in downtown Auburn for a year.

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One of Auburn’s permanent sculptures in front of Les Gove Park.
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Fire blotter: Vehicle vs. pedestrian accident

Between March 14 and March 20, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 293 requests for service, among which were the following: March 14 Accident:… Continue reading

  • Mar 25, 2022
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Program helps Auburn students involved in domestic violence

School district, police department and Kiwanis Club partner in the name of safety for kids.

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Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson (left) speaks with Paul Kramer at the signing of bills aimed at reducing gun violence Wednesday in Olympia. Kramer’s son Will was injured in a 2016 mass shooting in Mukilteo that left three people dead. (Washington State Attorney General)

Law signed banning sales of large capacity ammo magazines

Emotions swelled as Gov. Inslee signed a measure that limits capacity to 10 rounds. The new law takes effect July 1.

  • Mar 25, 2022
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson (left) speaks with Paul Kramer at the signing of bills aimed at reducing gun violence Wednesday in Olympia. Kramer’s son Will was injured in a 2016 mass shooting in Mukilteo that left three people dead. (Washington State Attorney General)

Homicide at Veterans Memorial Park is still under investigation

More than a month after what police say they believe to have been a murder at Veterans Memorial Park, the 19-year-old man found there with… Continue reading

Chris Vance, left, plans to challenge Sen. Phil Fortunato, R-31, during the next election. Courtesy photos

Vance challenges Fortunato for Senate in the 31st Legislative District

Vance will run as an independent with conservative bona fides in a district that leans politically right.

Chris Vance, left, plans to challenge Sen. Phil Fortunato, R-31, during the next election. Courtesy photos
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Auburn man killed in car crash on I-5

The man was driving at a high speed when the crash occured.

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County wants input for plan to develop Cedar Hills Regional Landfill

Sustainable waste management supporters have called previous environmental impact statements a “boondoggle.”

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Juvenile division prosecutor defends Restorative Community Pathways

Controversial King County program diverts young offenders from incarceration for certain crimes.

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New law targets active shooter lockdown drills in Washington schools

By Brooklynn Hillemann, WNPA News Service

  • Mar 22, 2022
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