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.

Machinists ratify new 4-year contract with Boeing

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) announced Saturday that its members voted to ratify a new four-year contract with The Boeing Co.… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2008


Auburn Garden Club will honor veterans during Saturday’s parade with a theme of ‘Saving the Earth one garden at a time.” The club’s purpose is… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2008

Well-deserving veterans getting our support

My father, uncles and grandfathers were veterans. Through them, I learned about the Normandy invasion, the sinking of the Quincy and Patton’s army.

  • Nov 3, 2008

Girl Scout receives top honor

Carley Scholter, a sophomore at Auburn High School, earned the Girl Scout Silver Award, the highest honor for a cadet.

  • Nov 3, 2008

Museum, city panel make call to artists

The White River Valley Museum and the City of Auburn Arts Commission are partnering to present a small works juried art show and sale and are seeking artist participation.

  • Nov 3, 2008


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  • Nov 3, 2008

Pacific planting party enhances wetlands area

A large turnout of volunteers joined forces with officials recently to help restore a local wetlands area.

  • Nov 3, 2008

Police blotter

Auburn police responded to the following calls for service between Nov. 2 and Oct. 30:

  • Nov 3, 2008

Ceremony to honor those lost in war

In honor of those who served in war and lost their lives for peace, the annual Veterans Day remembrance and lighting

  • Nov 3, 2008

Rainier schools receive a big boost

An estimated $120,000 in gifts and pledges were raised for Rainier Christian Schools before and during its recent fall banquet at Grace Community Church.

  • Nov 3, 2008

Pioneer earns high marks

Pioneer Elementary School was selected as one of only 98 schools statewide to receive the State Superintendent’s Learning Improvement Award.

  • Nov 3, 2008

Auburn calendar of events | Nov. 5

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

  • Nov 3, 2008

Regional A&E Calendar | Nov. 5

EventsSococulture: For information about cultural events throughout South King County, visit annual Juried Holiday Craft Market: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 7; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2008

King County could see first seasonal flooding this week

Heavy rainfall is forecast for later this week, which means King County residents should be prepared to deal with flooding and weather-related emergencies.“Our crews are… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2008

Historical museum nets nearly $62,000 in funding

The White River Valley Museum and Mary Olson Farm recently received grants totaling $61,800 that will be applied toward the museum’s award-winning programs and exhibits,… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2008