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Charlie Harris

Good man Charlie: Skills grows under leader

Charlie Harris is a good man orchestrating good deeds.

Charlie Harris

Hagan joins Valley Bank

Melissa Hagan

  • Jun 2, 2008
Longtime State Farm Insurance agent Nadine Toles can be found at her new office at 1525 A St. NE
Longtime State Farm Insurance agent Nadine Toles can be found at her new office at 1525 A St. NE
Athena and Ian Robbins recently opened Coffee Island – Tea & Imports

Bringing unique taste from afar

She’s Mrs. Coffee and he’s Mr. Tea.

Athena and Ian Robbins recently opened Coffee Island – Tea & Imports
An artist’s conception of Auburn Regional Medical Center’s parking garage as seen from the east. Plans are subject to change.

Hospital ready to roll on parking garage

Mayor Pete Lewis had kept the smile in wait for three years, but he wore it Tuesday after Auburn Regional Medical Center informed him of its plans to start work on its parking garage north of City Hall this summer.

An artist’s conception of Auburn Regional Medical Center’s parking garage as seen from the east. Plans are subject to change.

Traumatic brain injury treatment site on agenda

State Senator Pam Roach, R-Auburn, co-chair of the Joint Select Committee on Military and Veterans Affairs has announced the next veteran’s meeting will be held Wednesday, June 4 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Buckley Armory. The public is invited to participate.

  • Jun 2, 2008
BLRB Architects/Stephanie Bower This architectural illustration shows the proposed 22

Public gets first look at plans for spacious community center

Sixty-five people came to the Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation Building on May 7 to look at and listen to city plans for a community center on the south end of Les Gove Park.

BLRB Architects/Stephanie Bower This architectural illustration shows the proposed 22

Fire, rescue blotter

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 208 calls for service between May 5 and May 11, among them the following:

  • Jun 2, 2008

Police blotter

Auburn police responded to the following calls for service between May 13 and May 12:

  • Jun 2, 2008

One year later, Promiseland excels at new location

Promiseland Christian Learning Center, a longtime Auburn institution for early child development, has come far in just a short period of time at its new location.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Optimist Club plans 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
Ashley Holloway

Walkers pour emotions, support into Relay for Life

Shortly after 6 p.m. last Friday, survivors and caregivers set off on their lap, the first trip around the track of the American Cancer Society’s Auburn Relay for Life at Auburn Memorial Stadium.

Ashley Holloway
A talented singer and actress

Rudd grows into role as Miss Auburn

The Auburn Reporter recently caught up with Cara Rudd, a 21-year-old Federal Way woman who was crowned Miss Auburn earlier this year. Rudd – a polished and well-traveled entertainer who first took the stage in musical theater at age 7 – worked as a choreographer for the Tahoma School District.

  • Jun 2, 2008
A talented singer and actress

Police blotter

Auburn police responded to the following calls for service between May 18 and May 14:

  • Jun 2, 2008

2 missing on raging Green River

High, cold and swift waters contributed to the disappearance of two men Saturday on the Green River and caused the King County Office and the county Department of Emergency Management to close the Green and Cedar rivers to all recreation until further notice.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Rodrigo Lara works on the wheelchair ramp for Penelope Popovich. A work crew from Centex Homes and two of their subcontractors

Lending a hand, providing easier path for Auburn woman

Penelope Popovich is a kind, generous and iron-willed woman. But when she was so overwhelmed by the site of her wheelchair access ramp, she forgot to do something at the end of the day.

Rodrigo Lara works on the wheelchair ramp for Penelope Popovich. A work crew from Centex Homes and two of their subcontractors

Certified Initiative 26 heading to the ballot

King County Elections certified Initiative 26, securing it a spot on an upcoming ballot. Initiative 26 would make the offices of King County executive, council and assessor nonpartisan.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Parks, county to discuss Green River land swap

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks will hold a public hearing to discuss Green River land exchanges.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Above left: Larry Ketner
Above left: Larry Ketner

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