Youth mural dedication set for this afternoon

Urban ArtWorks, a local non-profit organization that works with at risk youth to produce public art, will be dedicating a youth-created mural in the heart of Auburn at 4 p.m. today. The mural is located on the rear wall of the Auburn 1 Collision building, 233 W. Main St.

  • Aug 18, 2008

Safety Camp combines fun with serious message

A trip the emergency room isn’t something parents normally wish for their children during summer camp. Unless, of course, the camp is Valley Medical Center’s annual Safety Camp.

  • Aug 18, 2008

Hospital breaks ground on parking garage

Dirt for the groundbreaking had to be hauled in and dumped on concrete where the Auburn Police Station once was on North Division and First streets. But nobody doubted the importance of that mound of soil – it meant that Auburn Regional Medical Center’s parking garage is finally underway.

National Guard departing ceremony Tuesday at Game Farm Park

From 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 19 there will be a departure ceremony for the Washington National Guard's 81st Brigade at Game Farm… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2008

Auburn marine’s best friend is home safe

When U.S. Marine Stuart Smith returns to Auburn from a 2-year-long deployment to Iraq in September, his best friend will there with her own special greeting.

Auburn-area educator backs Gregoire for governor

As a parent, teacher and member of this community, I believe Gov. Chris Gregoire is the best person to continue leading our state.  I am voting for her, and I urge all voters to cast their ballot for her. 

  • Aug 15, 2008


BASEBALLKENT CVAC GATORS TRYOUTSTryouts for this 2009 Sandy Koufax 13U team are scheduled for Aug. 16 and 23 on the upper field at Lindbergh High… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2008

Haugen charged with obstruction in incident concerning railroad sign

By ROBERT WHALEStaff writerThe City of Tacoma’s prosecutor’s office has charged Auburn City Councilmember Virginia Haugen with obstructing a law enforcement officer.Papers filed in Auburn… Continue reading

Auburn Reporter Special Events | Aug. 16

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  • Aug 15, 2008

Auburn Reporter Business Briefs | Aug. 16

• Robin Hood Pizza now is open at 3108 A St. SE, Suite D, under the operation of Biclass Singh and Surinder Kaur.

  • Aug 15, 2008

Auburn family will leave it all behind to serve Ugandan orphans

There are two million orphans in the landlocked East African nation of Uganda, roughly 10 percent of the population. Many of them lost their parents to AIDS and water-borne diseases.

Museum curator loves learning the facts about artifacts

Alison Tisue, 27, was recently hired to be the curator of collections at the White River Valley Museum.

  • Aug 15, 2008

Police blotter

Auburn police responded to the following calls for service between Aug. 13 and Aug. 8:

  • Aug 15, 2008

Fire & rescue blotter

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 177 calls for service between Aug. 4 and Aug. 10, among them the following:

  • Aug 15, 2008

Family uninjured when plane flips after emergency landing

The passengers of a single-engine airplane survived when it made an emergency landing and flipped over near Green Valley Road and State Route 18 on Monday evening.

  • Aug 15, 2008

Auburn man accepts gift of new kidney and runs with it

Life is a struggle, made more acute for a fragile man with two failing kidneys.

Auburn Mountainview’s ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’ benefits drama students

The idea lit up like a stage light in Paul Fouhy’s head. What if past high school drama students could pull off a summer musical to benefit young casts of tomorrow? Surely, such an production with seasoned alumni actors and actresses could work?

DogVenture Day at Auburn Valley YMCA | Photo

Aureliana Weinstein, 6, leads Dakota through a section of the dog agility training course during DogVenture Day at the Auburn Valley YMCA on Saturday. Classes included dog first aid, obedience, agility, grooming and behavior basics/questions and answers in the free community event for canines and their owners.

  • Aug 14, 2008

Auburn diversity liason Lehnhoff helps bridge gap between cultures, citizens

Leslie Lehnhoff is the cultural diversity liaison for the City of Auburn, its bridge builder to the ethnic communities.

  • Aug 14, 2008