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

Just wanted to say “job well done” on the article

Just wanted to say “job well done” on the article regarding Don Stevenson’s 13,000-mile walk for Huntington’s disease (Auburn Reporter, April 26).

  • May 3, 2008


Auburn’s Don Stevenson is walking 13,000 miles to raise awareness and funds for Huntington’s disease. He left Seattle last week to complete the final 3,000-mile leg to New York City.

  • May 3, 2008

I really do not know how the Bush administration think

I really do not know how the Bush administration thinks that pumping $600 to $1,200 into every household is going to help the economy.

  • May 2, 2008

‘Crazy Quilts’ to be on display at museum

The White River Valley Museum celebrates the Victorian tradition of crazy quilting with a series of events, including the exhibit “Crazy Quilts: Puzzle Patches and Fanciful Embroidery” that opens May 7 and runs until Aug. 13.

  • Apr 30, 2008

Troop 340’s Gates, Mallory to earn Eagle Scout honors

Charles Gates and Tyler Mallory will receive Eagle Scout honors, the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program. Their Eagle court of honor is planned for June 12.

  • Apr 30, 2008

Farmers’ market put off until spring of ’09

People waiting to sample local, freshly grown produce at Auburn’s International Farmers’ Market will have to wait one more spring.

  • Apr 23, 2008

AMH’s Burrows, AR’s Broch chosen Washington Scholars

Auburn Mountainview High School senior Matt Burrows and Auburn Riverside High senior Michael Broch have been named 2008 Washington Scholars.

  • Apr 23, 2008

Customers drop by to say goodbye to Cavanaughs Auburn’s historic store closes

Friends and customers dropped by Cavanaugh Ace Hardware Saturday afternoon for a last look at a business most people had assumed would always be a part of downtown Auburn.

  • Apr 23, 2008