Auburn calendar of events | Oct. 18

Special EventsAuburn Tourism: For special events in the Auburn area, visit the Web site: Safety Day: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 18. Features free digital… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2008

New service format begins at St. Matthew/San Mateo

An innovative approach to Sunday services begins this month at St. Matthew/San Mateo. The South King County Episcopal Church – a diverse parish of Anglo,… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2008

Herren to headline GriefWorks’ benefit breakfast

Dr. Kip Herren, Auburn School District superintendent, will be the special guest speaker at the GriefWorks’ annual fundraising breakfast on Friday.

  • Oct 15, 2008

Toastmaster trains ’em to speak

Auburn native Dennis Brooke, a member of Toastmasters, talks about the organization that has helped him and many, many others gain confidence in public speaking.

  • Oct 15, 2008

Just for kicks: Auburn joins effort to break world record

Auburn is joining martial artists across the United States in an attempt to break the world record for the most kicks executed in one hour… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2008

Police blotter

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service between Oct. 12 and Oct. 8:

  • Oct 14, 2008

Red light enforcement program making difference on local streets

Auburn Police Chief Jim Kelly drew gasps, oohs and ahhs in City Council chambers early last week when he showed video clips of red light runners ploughing unlawfully through city intersections and almost smashing into vehicles lawfully there.

Rates for water, storm drainage service to increase

When Auburn residents open their mail next month, they will learn they’re about to pay more for water and storm drainage.

Auburn calendar of events | Oct. 15

Special EventsAuburn Tourism: For special events in the Auburn area, visit the Web site: annual Oktoberfest at Auburn Meadows: Noon Oct. 19. Join assisted… Continue reading

  • Oct 13, 2008

Something new for vintage ‘Ave’

If you are passing by the Auburn Avenue Theater at 10 Auburn Avenue, look up and you’ll see something interesting – a new marquee.

Partners join forces to build recycling plant of tomorrow

The “green” plant on the modest hill just east of Auburn comes to life with a large network of machine-powered conveyor belts rolling into motion.

Haugen walks out of council meeting

Responding to an inquiry Monday evening from an Auburn resident about the plodding pace of development in downtown Auburn compared to Kent Station, Mayor Pete Lewis was reciting some history when a bit of impromptu drama stole the show.

Olympic’s Hogenson wins teacher award

Laura Hogenson, a seventh-grade math and science teacher at Olympic Middle School, won the outstanding educator award through Wal-Mart’s 13th annual Teacher of the Year program.

  • Oct 11, 2008

Soroptimists of Auburn encourage all to shine ‘Purple Light Nights’

Soroptimist International of Auburn is encouraging residents and businesses to draw awareness to the problem of domestic violence by participating in the Purple Light Nights™ campaign this month.

  • Oct 11, 2008


The White River Valley Museum and the City of Auburn Arts Commission is presenting a small works juried art show and sale and are seeking artist participation. The two categories of artwork submission are small and mini, each size with a pricing maximum. Artists of diverse mediums are encouraged to enter, but is limited to two-dimensional artwork. Artists registration is Nov. 8 from

  • Oct 10, 2008

Fire & rescue blotter

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 173 calls for service between Sept. 29 and Oct. 5, among them the following:

  • Oct 10, 2008

Police blotter

Auburn Police responded to the

  • Oct 10, 2008