Burner, Reichert address key issues as final vote approaches

We asked the candidates for U.S. Representative, Eighth Congressional District, about some of the issues that are most on constituents' minds, and about the claims… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2008

EmDowns to host inaugural South King County ‘Friends of NRA’

The South King County Friends of NRA Committee will be conducting its first annual banquet and fundraiser Saturday, Nov. 8 at Emerald Downs, 2300 Emerald… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2008

Garden Calendar | Nov. 1

EventsGreen Elephant Plant Swap: 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 1. Rain or shine. Come exchange and share plants, seeds, ideas and enthusiasm with others. No sales; just… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2008

Boo, you’re busted


  • Oct 29, 2008

Boeing, Machinists reach settlement

Boeing Machinists might be back on the job soon.Both sides reached a tentative four-year agreement late Monday with wage increases totaling 15 percent. If approved… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2008

Whale of a job

Regarding: “Griefworks helps soothe pain of others” – Reporter, Oct. 22). Robert Whale is a gem. I’m both impressed and touched by his sensitivity and ability to “capture the heart” of his subject.

  • Oct 28, 2008

Sullivan, Miller square off in District 47 race

Rep. Patrick Sullivan, Covington-D, said that if elected to his third term in Position 2 in the 47th Legislative District he will make school finance reform and improving the state’s economic climate among his top priorities.

Q/A: Sullivan, Miller square off in battle for District 47 seat

The general election race for state representative (Position 2) in the 47th District is between incumbent Pat Sullivan, who has held the office since 2004,… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2008

Holy Family to hold large bazaar Saturday

Holy Family Catholic parish in Auburn is holding its 44th annual bazaar on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.The bazaar includes a silent auction,… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2008

Race for governor: Gregoire, Rossi square off in Q/A

Gov. Christine Gregoire faces another tough, close fight from Republican challenger Dino Rossi in her bid for re-election.Seeking a second term in the seat she… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2008


Dino Rossi• Party preference: Republican.• Age: 48.• Residence: Sammamish.• Marital status: Married to Terry.• Children: Juliauna, 17; Jake, 14; Joseph, 11; and Jillian, 7.• Education:… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2008

Auburn names park after Dorothy Bothell

Dorothy Marion Bothell devoted her life to her family, the family business and civic duty.

Soup Ladies go mobile with new kitchen

Ginger “Mama” Passarelli Senecal got teary-eyed as the Soup Ladies’ new mobile kitchen pulled into the parking lot of her Black Diamond restaurant Tuesday.

  • Oct 27, 2008

Auburn calendar of events | Oct. 29

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

  • Oct 27, 2008

Halloween safety tips

Trick-or-treating is a time honored tradition each Oct. 31. But before you open your doors to the witches and superheroes that live on your block,… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2008

ANALYSIS: Taking a closer examination of I-1000

On Nov. 4, Washington voters will vote on Initiative 1000, Washington’s Death with Dignity initiative. Having followed the development of this initiative, as well as… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2008

Woman dies in car vs. pedestrian incident

A 73-year-old Auburn woman was struck and killed by a car as she walked in the 3100 block of Auburn Way South at about 12:50… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2008

Commentary: Ballots should be due on Election Day

Imagine the following scenario: It’s the day after the election and you open the morning paper to learn that the next governor won’t be known… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2008