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Auburn police responded to the following calls for service between July 16

  • Jul 18, 2008

NEW HIRE

The City of Auburn Police Department welcomes Andrew Bond as the department’s new parking enforcement officer. The position was vacant for approximately six months. Bond’s duties will entail enforcing parking laws throughout the city, including the timed parking lots in the downtown area and handling abandoned vehicle calls.

  • Jul 18, 2008

Artists grace Auburn sidewalks with ants and dragonflies

Under the watchful, compound eyes of West Main Street’s colorful dragonfly sculptures, the Spokane husband and wife artist team of Tom Askman and Lea Ann Lake sweated Friday’s blazing sun to splash life and color into ghostly images of insects sandblasted into the concrete.

Melanie Roach to receive Olympic send-off rally Friday

Supporters will stage a send-off rally for Olympian Melanie Roach in Sumner on Friday.

  • Jul 17, 2008

Man ‘wigs out,’ slashes daughter’s tires | Auburn Police Blotter

Auburn police responded to that and several other calls for service between July 13 and July 11.

  • Jul 17, 2008

Thoroughbred seminar to take place Wednesday at Emerald Downs

A panel of national experts in the field of Thoroughbred body structure – including the renowned Dr. Susan M. Stover – are scheduled to speak at a free thoroughbred soundness and injury prevention seminar on Wednesday at Emerald Downs in Auburn.

  • Jul 16, 2008

Fire damages Auburn apartment; VRFA quickly douses it

Fire damaged an Auburn apartment and water damage was sustained to another Tuesday afternoon.There were no injuries to civilians or firefighters.Ten Valley Regional Fire Authority… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2008

Rotary’s grant to fund WRVM’s field trip program

Auburn Rotary recently awarded White River Valley Museum with a $7,000 grant to fund a pilot school field trip program to Mary Olson Farm, starting mid-September and running through November.

  • Jul 16, 2008

Public health keeping us well with prevention, education | Julia Patterson

In 1854, a cholera epidemic struck London, England. Thousands of people were dying and no one could determine the cause. Doctors were stumped as deathly ill adults and children filed into the overcrowded hospitals.

  • Jul 15, 2008

Merchants fed up with business assessment

For decades Auburn's Downtown Association has promoted businesses and services, hung banners above Main Street, issued parking permits and organized events like the annual sidewalk… Continue reading

Golden Belcher earns award for volunteer work

The Auburn School District Board of Directors presented the Gold Star Volunteer Award to Ronald Belcher in recognition of his efforts.

  • Jul 14, 2008

Auburn’s Sunbreak Cafe suffers heartbreak: Land transfer looms

Arnie and Pauline Hall tucked into a late lunch Wednesday at the Sunbreak Cafe, a downtown restaurant they have frequented for 11 years. “It’s one of the nicest places in the city,” Arnie Hall said between bites of sandwich. “When we have company come from out of town, this is one of the places we take them.”

Auburn to offer ‘Night Out’ program on Aug. 5

Auburn will join the 25th annual National Night Out – a unique crime/drug prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch – on Aug. 5.

  • Jul 12, 2008

County Sheriffs’ proposed budget means creative cuts

King County Sheriff Sue Rahr has developed a proposed 2009 budget that she said offers creative ways to trim spending while minimizing cuts of deputies.

  • Jul 12, 2008

Fields & Co. restaurant at Auburn Transit Station looks to open

An ambitious Auburn couple has a dream, and their refreshing concept – dinner by the train – hopefully will succeed in the months ahead. Cyndi and Bruce Fields are determined to complete the final steps that would open the doors to a 2,900-square-foot, 65-seat full-service restaurant at the Auburn Transit Station. The project – Fields & Co., at 110 Second St. SW, Suite 125 – is about 90 percent done.

Update: Main road closure to begin Wednesday

Southeast 304th on both sides of 124th Avenue Southeast on Lea Hill in Auburn will be closed at 7 a.m. Wednesday, July 16, through the… Continue reading

  • Jul 11, 2008

Royal Ranger earns top honor

Elijah Olson, a junior at Rainier Christian High School in Auburn, earned the Royal Rangers’ Gold Medal of Achievement, the program’s highest award.

  • Jul 11, 2008

Police blotter

Auburn police responded to the following calls for service between July 8 and July 5:

  • Jul 11, 2008