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Muckleshoot Library debuts new building June 25 | Auburn Special Events Calendar

Special events happening in and around Auburn.

  • Jun 19, 2008

Auburn student accepted to Navy seminar

Kenny Wells, a junior at Auburn Mountainview High School, was accepted to the U.S. Naval Academy summer seminar. The academy is playing host to nearly 1,800 high school seniors from across the country. The sessions introduced prospective Naval Academy applicants to the unique challenges of life as a midshipman.

  • Jun 19, 2008

Pioneer Elementary students launch off rockets

Kindergarten students in Ruby Chock and Ray Stinson’s classes at Pioneer Elementary School recently made and launched stomp rockets. It was all part of the classes’ yearlong interest in astronomy that incorporated science, math and physics into the classroom.

  • Jun 19, 2008

Auburn launches adopt-a-road program

Many streets within the City of Auburn could use litter pick up and a little tender loving care. On Monday the Auburn City Council approved two programs that will match streets with the people who love them.

Auburn cops collide at downtown intersection

Two Auburn police cars, one with lights flashing and siren keening, collided at the intersection of East Main and A Street Southeast Monday evening while responding to an emergency call at nearby Auburn Regional Medical Center.

2 head-on collisions make for dangerous week on Auburn roads

Auburn had its second serious head-on accident in a week last Thursday when two vehicles collided at the 550 block of Auburn Way South.

  • Jun 19, 2008

Port-a-potty burns/melts down | Auburn Fire & Rescue Blotter

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 181 calls for service between June 3 and June 8. Here's a list of a few of them.

  • Jun 19, 2008

Auburn to offer public emergency response training June 24-26

The City of Auburn Emergency Management Office, in conjunction with the White River Valley Citizen Corps Council and the Valley Regional Fire Authority, will offer a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training course to area residents next week. Classes meet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 24-26, with training free to anyone who lives, works or volunteers in the city limits of Auburn, Algona or Pacific. Out-of-area participants pay a $25 fee.

  • Jun 19, 2008

84-year-old Auburn woman crowned Pioneer Queen of Good Ol’ Days

To the hoots, claps and wild cheers of friends and supporters, 84-year-old Gladys Paulus was crowned Pioneer Queen of Auburn Good Ol’ Days during the 19th annual contest at the Auburn Senior Activity Center.

Auburn defuses fireworks ban — for now

The City of Auburn will not enact a fireworks ban on June 16 after all. As the result of a meeting Thursday with tribal representatives, city officials agreed they would wait one more year in order to judge steps the tribe pledged to take at that meeting to address citizen concerns, particularly those stemming from noise generated by the reservation’s fireworks discharge area north of the Muckleshoot Casino.

County departments face ‘deep, searing’ cutbacks

There won’t be enough money in the King County budget for 2009 and likely well beyond, so officials expect “deep, searing” cutbacks will be required, particularly of the county’s criminal justice systems.

  • Jun 18, 2008

Class acts

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  • Jun 16, 2008

5 Auburn schools receive humanities grant

Five Auburn schools were awarded the Picturing America Grant, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities, conducted in cooperation with the American Library Association.

  • Jun 16, 2008

Police blotter

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  • Jun 16, 2008

Party Patrol continues crackdown

Party Patrol – a crackdown on underage drinking – is paying off for local police agencies.The multi-jurisdictional effort coordinated by the King County Sheriff’s Office… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2008

Capturing Black Diamond’s storied past

The town of Black Diamond has seen its fair share of change over time.

  • Jun 14, 2008

Capturing Black Diamond’s storied past Friends gather at high school reunion to celebrate town’s yesteryear

The town of Black Diamond has seen its fair share of change over time.

  • Jun 14, 2008