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Rolling in good dough, friendships

At one corner in downtown Auburn sits an ordinary shop that serves up extraordinary things.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Feds, police raid indoor pot growers; Auburn garden shop targeted

Agents with the Drug Enforcement Agency and local law enforcement on Wednesday indicted more than a dozen people for involvement in marijuana growing operations, as well as three businesses, during a raid they’re calling “Operation Green Reaper.”

  • Jun 2, 2008

City to hold Pitch, Hit & Run competition

Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation is gearing up to host the annual Pitch, Hit & Run baseball skills competition on May 3 at Game Farm Park beginning at 10 a.m.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Scantily-clad baristas? Not in her neighborhood

Six years ago Lori Bowden introduced Cowgirls, the espresso stand painted like a jersey cow, staffed with baristas who serve coffee with a smile – and sometimes in a bikini.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Police blotter

Auburn police responded to the following calls for service between April 23 and April 21:

  • Jun 2, 2008

Auburn officers set lofty $60,000 goal for this year

Officers from the Auburn Police Department participated in the annual Tip-A-Cop fundraiser on April 12 at the Auburn Red Robin restaurant on behalf of the Law Enforcement Torch Run and Special Olympics of Washington.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Work to affect traffic on E. Valley Highway

East Valley Highway will be reduced to one lane of traffic from Monday to June 16, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., weekdays only, due to construction.

  • Jun 2, 2008

City, Avenue Theater on the lookout for local talent

It is a rare community that doesn’t have a hidden pool of people with talents worthy of the stage.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Calkins to be honored for service

Francelle “Fran” Calkins – longtime member of the Dr. Frank D. Merritt Children’s Hospital Guild of Auburn – will receive the Anna Clise Award for individual achievement.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Auburn garden blossoms into lavender business

When Sheri Dingmon first planted the seeds to her retail nursery business four years ago, she never imagined it would grow like it has.

Valley Freeway to make way for HOT lanes

Several miles of the Valley Freeway will turn HOT on Saturday.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Von Reichbauer urges cooperation to solve woes

Pete von Reichbauer

  • Jun 2, 2008

Tavern block development remains on hold

The impression developers and city officials give is of downtown development projects ready to roll, but they sprinkle it with mounting frustration at projects so intertwined that one can’t start until the other does.

City to conduct water testing

The City of Auburn Water Department will be flushing fire hydrants to test the water distribution system for approximately three weeks.

  • Jun 2, 2008

City clears way for supportive housing

Faith Richie, executive director of Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation, hopes to have the first local homeless in supportive housing by 2010.

Grease fire damages kitchen

A grease fire damaged the kitchen and living room at 3132 1/2 Academy Drive Southeast in Auburn on

  • Jun 2, 2008

Pitch, Hit & Run set for Game Farm Park

Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation is holding the annual Pitch, Hit & Run baseball skills competition at 10 a.m. Saturday at Game Farm Park.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Holman earns award for excellence

Arlista Holman

  • Jun 2, 2008