Auburn students win big at SkillsUSA event

Auburn School District students took top honors at the Washington State SkillsUSA Competition on April 18-19 in Vancouver, Wash.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Class acts

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  • Jun 2, 2008


Her dream fulfilled, Melanie Roach intends to relish every step of the way as she prepares for China and the Olympics.

Auburn to hold Memorial Day ceremonies at cemetery, park

The public is invited to attend a special Memorial Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday in the flag plaza at Mountain View Cemetery in Auburn, 2020 Mountain View Drive.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Superintendent race down to two

The Auburn School District Board of Directors on Monday received the withdrawal of Dr. Elaine Beraza’s candidacy from consideration for the position of Superintendent of Schools.

Lewis to serve on oversight committee

Auburn Mayor Pete Lewis was one of 15 members unanimously confirmed to serve on an oversight committee for the Mental Illness and Drug Dependency Action Plan.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Battle over skimpily-clad baristas continues

Pastor Pat O’Leary on Monday urged the Auburn City Council not to adopt a “we’ve-done-all-we-could attitude” about the Cowgirls Espresso stand on A Street Southeast and the scantily-clad baristas serving up the joe.

Making a difference, taking the lead

At 2:30 p.m. on a recent weekday and Rachel Eskesen and Michelle Oliver stood before a group of youngsters in the cafeteria at Olympic Middle School.

Optimists to hold Bicycle Safety Fair

The Auburn Optimist Club’s 18th Bicycle Safety Fair will be held June 7, at the Auburn Eagles parking lot, 702 M Street NE.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Police blotter

Auburn police responded to the following calls for service between May 21 and May 9:

  • Jun 2, 2008

City to hold Skate Bowl II, Battle of the Bands VII

The Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation Department is planning two events on

  • Jun 2, 2008

Rising cost of fuel burning everybody

Duanna Richards and members of her family had been planning to take their own cars over the Memorial Day weekend to visit her ailing mother in Oregon, but decided at the last minute to carpool.

Game Farm to host fun run, Petpalooza

Animals will invade Game Farm Park on Saturday – for show and tell, and a little exercise.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Motorists find long wait, relief at gas giveaway

Like many Americans, Ronnie Short is feeling the pain at the gas pump.

City, Lea Hill residents to gather, discuss transportation, streets

Auburn officials will meet with residents of Lea Hill to talk about transportation and streets at 6 p.m. today in the gymnasium at Hazelwood Elementary School.

Lea Hill students create top 10 ads for contest

Lea Hill Elementary School students Hector Castaneda and Madelynn Stulce were top 10 winners of the Washington State Department of Transportation and I-90 Wildlife Bridges Coalition’s Bridging Futures IV contest.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Herren is the choice

Auburn School District’s board of directors on Tuesday chose Deputy Superintendent Dr. Dennis “Kip” Herren as the district’s new superintendent, succeeding the retiring Linda Cowan.