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Darcy, Reichert battle it out in debate

Repulican U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert and Democratic challenger Darcy Burner engaged in their first official debate of the 2008 election season at Bellevue's Meydenbauer Center… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2008

County officials ponder getting out of animal shelter business

King County could turn over the animal-sheltering business to a private agency, under a proposal that county staff presented Monday to the King County Metropolitan… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2008

Auburn man dies in crash; driver still at large

A 22-year-old Auburn man died about 4 a.m. Tuesday when the 1990 Nissan Stanza he was riding in left the road and struck a tree… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2008

County Council approves study of instant runoff voting

The Metropolitan King County Council approved legislation adopting a recommendation from the King County Charter Review Commission to study instant runoff voting (also known as… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2008

Hazardous materials crews respond to call in Pacific; no threat to public

Hazardous materials crews from all over the region were called to a lot at 310 West Valley Highway South in Pacific on Wednesday morning, after… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2008

AG’s Office sues state Republican party for alleged campaign violations

The Attorney General’s Office on Friday filed a lawsuit against the Washington State Republican Party for alleged violations of the state’s campaign finance disclosure law.The… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2008

Burner urges banking reform, wise investments in the economy

“They’re treating an infection with aspirin instead of an antibiotic. It’ll take the fever down but not cure the underlying infection,” Eighth Congressional District candidate… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2008

Game Farm Wilderness Park to hold S’more Than You Imagined

Music, hot drinks and s’mores, spooky stories and big-band music will be part of Saturday’s fourth annual S’more Than You Imagined event.

  • Oct 8, 2008

Boosters, Scarff Ford to conduct ‘Drive One 4 UR School’ event

The Auburn Mountainview Parent Booster Club, in partnership with Scarff Ford of Auburn, will present “Drive One 4 UR School” – a test-driving opportunity for those who want to check out the various models and aid student programs at the school.

  • Oct 8, 2008

Auburn woman goes to jail for Jerry’s Kids

Jamie Lynn McDonald is going to jail Thursday. She knows the hour of her incarceration, knows the seriousness of the charge leveled against her. But the 29-year-old Black Diamond woman is OK about her coming spell in the slammer. Well, better than OK, she relishes it.

  • Oct 7, 2008

Time to look after ourselves

When one brings up the notion of sustainability, immediately you can almost sense the reaction from people wary of environmental extremism. How do HUMANS fit in to this idea?

  • Oct 6, 2008

Reaching Out Fair coming to APAC

The 10th annual Reaching Out Fair – its focus on how to keep children and youth safe – will unfold from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Auburn Performing Arts Center.

  • Oct 6, 2008

AR to hold benefit for Willy

The Auburn Riverside High School choirs will sponsor an “I Am The Village” scholarship benefit concert for Ugandan Mukisa Willy at 2 p.m. on Oct. 19 at the Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 E. Main St.

  • Oct 6, 2008

Tender Years expands

Tender Years Academy Center is growing along with its enrollment.

  • Oct 6, 2008

Auburn Reporter earns WNPA awards for excellence, stories

The Auburn Reporter earned a Washington Newspaper Publisher’s Association’s General Excellence award and two staff members took home top honors at the 2008 Washington Better Newspaper Contest awards dinner at the Red Lion Hotel-Yakima Center in Yakima Oct. 2-4.

  • Oct 6, 2008

Police blotter

Auburn police responded to the following calls for service between Oct. 1 and Oct. 5:

  • Oct 6, 2008

FLU SHOTS:

The Auburn Senior Activity Center, located at 808 Ninth St. SE,

  • Oct 6, 2008

Fire & rescue blotter

The Valley Regional Fire Authority

  • Oct 6, 2008

Commission making call to artists

The City of Auburn Arts Commission is seeking artists working in two-dimensional media to exhibit their work at three City of Auburn gallery spaces in 2009. The deadline to be considered is Oct. 13 and artists of all mediums are encouraged to apply.

  • Oct 6, 2008