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.

Pond to open for senior anglers

Senior adults, age 55 and older, are invited to fish during Senior Fishing Day next Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Game Farm Park awaits invasion of pets, owners

There will be a few barks in the park today.

  • Jun 2, 2008

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.

Police blotter

Auburn police responded to

  • 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.