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Bodies recovered from the Green River

The bodies of two men missing in the raging Green River after they were swept away by high water two weeks ago were recovered Saturday.

  • Jun 6, 2008

Police blotter

Auburn police responded to the

  • Jun 6, 2008

Nearly a done deal: Family services program finds new home in Auburn

ACAP Child and Family Services might have secured a new home. The Board of the First United Methodist Church in Auburn tentatively approved the relocation of the ACAP center to a lot adjacent to its church, located at 100 N St. SE. The move is pending the confirmation of a lease, which currently is being negotiated, according to Greg Wood, ACAP board president.

  • Jun 6, 2008

Auburn councilman joins King County transit committee

Roger Thordarson, former Auburn City Councilmember, recently was appointed to the King County Transit Advisory Committee. Thordarson’s appointment, confirmed by the Metropolitan King County Council, is for a partial term expiring Sept. 30.

  • Jun 6, 2008

Auburn bike safety fair ready to roll | Q&A

Mike Hassen is chairman of the Auburn Optimist Club’s Bicycle Safety Fair, which is running Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Auburn Eagles parking lot, 702 M. St. SE. The Auburn Optimistic Club is a non-profit service organization.

  • Jun 6, 2008

New Auburn superintendent keeps achievement in sights

Kip Herren keeps the clipping in a frame in his office. In it a former hell-on-wheels student leaps into a joyous coach Herren’s open arms in sheer exuberance after winning a state wrestling title. Twenty-nine years in Auburn’s schools have put an impressive array of facts and figures at Herren’s fingertips. What there is to know about curricula, testing, education reform and WASL, Kip knows. But that photo is there to remind him what the whole show is about. That kid today is a successful businessman whose wife just gave birth to triplets. “I keep it because that leap reminds me that if you give kids that opportunity first and then you give them the structure and the care, they can achieve,” said Herren, the newly-appointed superintendent of the Auburn School District.

Sound Publishing buys Enumclaw paper

Sound Publishing Inc., has announced the purchase of the Enumclaw Courier-Herald and its sister publication in Bonney Lake.

  • Jun 6, 2008

Auburn man: save on gas by shopping locally

In last Wednesday’s edition of the Auburn Reporter, a lot of frustration was showing with the price of gas and cutting back.

  • Jun 4, 2008

It’s a zoo

Array

  • Jun 4, 2008

Officers’ torch run passes through Auburn

Auburn police and other officers joined forces in the Law Enforcement Torch Run Campaign for Special Olympics as the relay passed through city streets on Friday.

  • Jun 4, 2008

Family gives ultimate assist to save a life

When Gail Baker’s husband suddenly collapsed at their Auburn-area home, she instinctively knew what to do.

  • Jun 2, 2008

A lost commandment? Thou shalt not get off track

I was sure sorry to see of the passing of the famous actor Charlton Heston a couple of weeks ago. I especially liked him as Moses in the movie “The Ten Commandments.” Moses lived to be 120; Charlton Heston, a mere 84.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Impounding trouble in your own back yard

Imagine a pair of ferocious untrained pit bulls on the loose, suddenly free from the backyard confines of their careless owner and threatening a quiet Auburn neighborhood.

  • Jun 2, 2008

A look at Obama, Bush and false comfort of appeasement

OK, you decide. Last week President Bush, in a long speech commemorating the 60th anniversary of Israel’s founding, made the following statements to the Israeli Knesset (our equivalent of Congress).

  • Jun 2, 2008

AUBURN CALENDAR

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  • Jun 2, 2008

The 5th Avenue Award nominees are …

Auburn’s musical productions, casts are up for honors

  • Jun 2, 2008

Looking for signs of spring

Spring seems to have sprung a spring. This year a strange astronomical algorithm positioned Easter so early that it felt more like Groundhog Day than the resurrection of our savior.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Seamount stars top SPSL, 113-95

A pair of big scoring runs – one to start the game, and another to finish the second quarter – helped the Seamount League get the job done against their South Puget Sound League 3A counterparts on Friday night.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Scoreboard

BOYS SOCCER

  • Jun 2, 2008