City coming to grips with graffiti

Like an evil weed, graffiti keeps returning to H Street Northeast. It creeps up light poles, spreads on fences and buildings, appears wherever spraycan-and-marker-wielding vandals can work their mischief and vanish into shadows.

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  • Jun 2, 2008

Rafter still missing; raging Green River remains closed

The search continued for a 34-year-old Federal Way man missing since May 17, following an accident near Flaming Geyser State Park east of Auburn.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Accident closes Green River Road, trapping, seriously injuring driver

A pickup truck and a small sedan collided in the 30700 block of Green River Road Southeast in Auburn on Wednesday morning, seriously injuring one driver and trapping him in his vehicle.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Auburn families needed to support Japanese students

Host families from Auburn are needed to accommodate visiting students from Okinawa, Japan, this summer.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Mountainview students score high in Challenge

Six Auburn Mountainview High School students in Patty Eckelman’s accounting class scored in the top 25th percentile of the U.S. Department of Treasury’s inaugural National Financial Literacy Challenge, a new initiative recommended by the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Literacy.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Walk across America

Update on Auburn’s

  • Jun 2, 2008

City accepting auditions for ‘Auburn On Stage!’

The Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation Department is currently accepting applications to audition for the 2008 Auburn On Stage! singing competition, formerly known as Auburn Idol.

  • May 28, 2008

Teaching down to a science for Mountainview’s Rumbaugh

The Reporter recently caught up with Auburn Mountainview High School instructor Deborah Rumbaugh, who was awarded the Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence (AASTE) earlier this year. She was one of four educators in the state recognized for her creative and effective contributions in the classroom.

  • May 28, 2008

Kiwanis’ Brink honored

Valley Kiwanis Club’s Ruth Brink recently was honored for her support of the Kiwanis Children’s Fund during the 2007-08 administrative year.

  • May 24, 2008

Class of ’08 making the grade District expects to graduate more seniors in first year of education reform

Some feared that the new academic standards of education reform, which include the Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL), would end with fewer seniors graduating.

Roach earns ticket to Olympics Weightlifting grabs spot with top marks at trials

Melanie Roach’s long and painful journey is over. She finally is going to the Olympics.

  • May 20, 2008

Auburn man among 16 arrested in ‘Operation Pink Tiger’

Law enforcement officers made 16 arrests, seized 18 kilos of cocaine and more than $240,000 in cash after completing a 10-month investigation of a drug distribution ring.

  • May 14, 2008

Ball selected city’s top employee for ’07

Human resource coordinator Linda Ball was selected as the City of Auburn’s 2007 Employee of the Year, Mayor Pete Lewis announced recently.

  • May 10, 2008

Neumann’s story honored in contest

Adrianna Neumann, a third-grader from Auburn, took second-place honors in the 14th annual Reading Rainbow Young Writers and Illustrators contest, KCTS Channel 9 recently announced.

  • May 7, 2008

Can’t bear baristas

Thank you, Mrs. (Sara) Byers and other concerned parents for speaking out against scantily-clad coffee stands (Auburn Reporter, April 26). Please continue to make your voices heard to the mayor and City Council.

  • May 3, 2008

District selects 6 semifinalists for school’s top job

The Auburn School District Board of Directors last Monday selected six semifinalists to interview for the superintendent vacancy.

In response to your article titled, “Scantily clad b

In response to your article titled, “Scantily clad baristas? Not in her neighborhood,” I completely agree. Not in my neighborhood, either.

  • May 3, 2008