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Election sets new course for Auburn transportation

The defeat of one traffic measure and the passage of another in Tuesday’s general election could change the transportation outlook for Auburn residents for years to come.

Police blotter

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service between Nov. 4 and Nov. 3

  • Nov 7, 2008

City OKs senior housing project for north Auburn

Tensions between the City of Auburn and the development firm, Parkstone Investment Inc., ratcheted up on July 11, 2007.

Incumbents prevail in legislative races

Incumbent state representatives in the 31st and 47th Legislative Districts beat their challengers convincingly in Tuesday’s general election.

Gregoire to come home, participate in Veterans Day events

Auburn native and recently re-elected Gov. Christine Gregoire will speak at the Veterans Day remembrance and lighting of the flame ceremony Saturday and ride in the parade. The annual ceremony honoring the lasting memory of those who served in war and those who gave their lives for peace starts at 10 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, 405 E St. N.E.

  • Nov 7, 2008

Reichert pulls ahead of Burner in tight Congressional race

U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert stood as one of the few Republican holdouts, bracing against a wave of change from election day.The Republican incumbent held a… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2008

Indianapolis survivor rejoins his shipmates

When Eugene Morgan opened his small South Seattle home to me last year, he revisited a horrible chapter in his life.At 87 and in failing… Continue reading

Gregoire wins second term; Rossi concedes

The room rumbled Tuesday night at Seattle's Westin Hotel as a crowd of Democratic supporters cheered for Gov. Christine Gregoire in unison, “Four more years.… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2008

Legislative races: Incumbents holding leads

Incumbent state representatives in the 31st and 47th Legislative Districts were beating their opponents convincingly in early returns of Tuesday's general election.In the 31st Legislative… Continue reading

Auburn calendar of events | Nov. 8

Special EventsAuburn Tourism: For special events in the Auburn area, visit the Web site: www.auburntourism.com.43rd annual Veterans Day Parade & Observance: 11 a.m. Nov. 8.… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2008

Garden Calendar | Nov. 8

Events“Holiday Memories” Garden Show: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8. Features horticulture exhibits, floral designs, art and craft displays, vendors and more. Presented by Washington State… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2008

Von Reichbauer expects non-partisan movement spread to neighboring counties

King County Councilman Pete von Reichbauer expects the movement he launched in King County to take partisanship out of local government "will spread to other… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2008

Early returns favor nonpartisan reform

Charter Amendment 8, the county-wide effort to make King County elected officials nonpartisan, is showing strong support in the early returns from Tuesday’s election.“I am… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2008

Another perspective: Voter turnout down in the state

The voter turnout in Tuesday's election appeared to have a greater turnout as evidenced by many polling locations.The polling location at Pioneer Elementary school in… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2008

Elections office ready for the count

What is happening at the King County Elections Office in Renton today began in 2004, in the wake of a highly controversial governor's election that… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2008

Decision day: Gregoire visits hometown; voter turnout strong

As voters across the state and nation streamed to polling places, Gov. Christine Gregoire made a brief stop in her hometown of Auburn on Tuesday… Continue reading

Satterberg: ID theft takes on many disguises, hits hard

Casablanca’s MO was to open the phone book and find names such as Myrtle or Homer that sounded like they belonged to senior citizens. She then talked her way into their homes as an investigator checking into irregularities at their banks, and in their accounts.