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Officials try to get tougher on graffiti

Be it artistic, gang related or just plain nasty, graffiti is fast becoming a costly pain, an eyesore and a gross blight throughout the City of Auburn.

Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School first-graders

Harvest time

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  • Jun 13, 2008
Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School first-graders

Woman dies in head-on crash on West Valley Highway North

A two-car, head-on accident at the intersection of West Valley Highway and 37th Street Northwest Monday afternoon killed an 83-year-old Auburn woman and sent her… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2008

Auburn police mourn loss of service dog Ronin

The Auburn Police Department sadly announces the passing of Police Service Dog Ronin. Ronin succumbed quickly to a chest infection on June 6. Ronin was… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2008
VRFA Firefighters attempt to remove a passenger from a smashed mini van involved in a head-on crash Monday on West Valley Highway North.

Woman killed after head-on accident on West Valley Highway North

The Valley Regional Fire Authority – with assistance of Kent Fire Department – responded to a motor vehicle accident at 3702 W. Valley Highway N.,… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2008
VRFA Firefighters attempt to remove a passenger from a smashed mini van involved in a head-on crash Monday on West Valley Highway North.
Elizabeth Wroe and Matt Sencenbaugh were humble leaders of the pack at Auburn High.

Head of the ’08 class

Editor’s note: The Auburn Reporter salutes some of the best graduating seniors from each of the school district’s four high schools. The top boy and girl graduates were selected by their respective schools.

  • Jun 11, 2008
Elizabeth Wroe and Matt Sencenbaugh were humble leaders of the pack at Auburn High.
Linda Cowan greets Myrna Warwick at her retirement party as outgoing Auburn School District superintendent. Warwick

School’s finally out for Auburn superintendent

What happened in the Auburn School District board room Thursday officially was “a retirement party,” a term usually associated with long, slow decline. And with so many colleagues and friends milling about swapping stories, it certainly looked like such an event. But when Linda Cowan is the retiree, the term “retirement” needs amplification – for the district’s high-energy superintendent would be the last person to take that storied rocking chair and gather dust.

Linda Cowan greets Myrna Warwick at her retirement party as outgoing Auburn School District superintendent. Warwick

Pep rally set for Roach

The City of Bonney Lake will host a pep rally for Olympic weightlifter Melanie Roach at noon Monday at Allen Yorke Park, 7625 West Tapps… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2008
Alisa Gravel
Alisa Gravel

Holland America Line promotes Desimone

Holland America Line has promoted Auburn’s Monica Desimone to director, tour accounting and administration.

  • Jun 9, 2008
Larry Gee

Great catch

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  • Jun 9, 2008
Larry Gee
Students from Ilalko Elementary School do a fitness run at the track at Auburn Riverside High School last week.  The annual one-mile fun run was for all the students

Chase is on

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  • Jun 9, 2008
Students from Ilalko Elementary School do a fitness run at the track at Auburn Riverside High School last week.  The annual one-mile fun run was for all the students

Vandals hit Main Street — that’s all | Auburn Police Blotter

Auburn Police Department calls from June 1 to June 3.

  • Jun 7, 2008
Jessica Gallacher
Jessica Gallacher

Public gets a look at Mary Olson farm

Refreshments in hand, 65 people recently toured the Mary Olson farm as part of the White River Valley Museum's second Appletini event,It was an opportunity… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2008

Alaska Airlines honors 2 ‘Legends’

Auburn’s Dave Lawrence and Jan Stork recently were named Alaska Airlines’ Customer Service “Legends.”Lawrence, a veteran pilot of 28 years, and Stork, a reservations agent,… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2008

Fireworks mishap in Muckleshoot | Auburn Fire and Rescue Blotter

Valley Regional Fire Authority calls from May 26 through June 1.

  • Jun 6, 2008
Optimist Club scholarship winners include

Auburn Optimist Club awards five scholarships to area students

The Auburn Optimist Club’s scholarship foundation awarded $500 scholarships each to five high school students. They recipients are Joe Wiley, of West Auburn High; Whitney Cullum, Mountainview; Kealsye Fahey, of Auburn Riverside; Veronica Pratt, of Auburn High; and hearing/sight impaired Lucas Garrison, of Auburn Riverside.

  • Jun 6, 2008
Optimist Club scholarship winners include

Auburn’s Mountainview High going green with pilot recycling program

A new pilot recycling program has been put in motion at Auburn Mountainview High, under the direction of horticulture instructor Regina Grubb. Clint Westmoreland from Cedar Grove Composting and Kathleen Edman from the City of Auburn are joining the effort. Student volunteers will create four recycling stations in the commons to recycle the paper trays from the lunchroom and to recycle a portion of organic waste.

  • Jun 6, 2008

Auburn KidsDay set for June 20

Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation is gearing up for its annual KidsDay event, to be held at Game Farm Park on June 20. The event, held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., will feature nine inflatable rides, children’s activities, live stage entertainment, mini golf, kids’ arts and craft booths, food concessions, more than 55 information/activity vendors and more.

  • Jun 6, 2008