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King County Council member Reagan Dunn brings his 9-week-old puppy

County looks to improve shelter system

Nearly 700 people attended a town hall meeting Monday to discuss the embattled King County animal-shelter system, with dozens speaking their piece before the County Metropolitan Council.

  • Jun 2, 2008
King County Council member Reagan Dunn brings his 9-week-old puppy

Funding plan for King County animal shelters

The proposal by King County Executive Ron Sims for $965,000 in additional funds in 2008 for Animal Care and Control includes:

  • Jun 2, 2008

Satterberg: Officials are catching up with car thieves

Brock Haskins loved to steal cars and had a special taste for Ford pickup trucks. He would spray down the interiors with WD-40 to eliminate any finger prints, then steal the lights, the seats, or whatever he could lay his hands on.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Police blotter

Auburn police responded to the following calls for service between April 15 and April 13:

  • Jun 2, 2008

Man, pets escape house fire

A man in his 20’s escaped from a house fire Wednesday afternoon in the 300 block of Hi Crest Drive in Auburn. He was able to evacuate the dogs that were in the home safely and call 911.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Ultra-walker zeros in on 10,000th mile

Ultra-walker zeros in on 10,000th mile

Don Stevenson

  • Jun 2, 2008
Ultra-walker zeros in on 10,000th mile
A stretch of the Valley Freeway between Auburn and Renton soon will open as the state’s first high-occupancy toll lanes.

Not so HOT: Weather delays debut of pilot project lanes

Perhaps Mother Nature has a sense of humor. An atypically cold and wet spring means solo drivers will have to wait another week to use the new high-occupancy toll (HOT) lanes on State Route 167 between Auburn and Renton.

  • Jun 2, 2008
A stretch of the Valley Freeway between Auburn and Renton soon will open as the state’s first high-occupancy toll lanes.

Police blotter

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service between April 20 and April 18:

  • Jun 2, 2008

Police, firefighter groups endorse Gregoire

Because of her strong record on community safety, Gov. Chris Gregoire recently received the endorsement of seven statewide police and firefighter organizations.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Miller earns high credential

Miller earns high credential

Sarah K. Miller

  • Jun 2, 2008
Miller earns high credential
Nonpartisan initiative moving ahead
Nonpartisan initiative moving ahead
UP AND RUNNING

UP AND RUNNING

Under cloudy skies and periodic showers, Emerald Downs opened the chutes to its 13th season of thoroughbred racing last weekend.

  • Jun 2, 2008
UP AND RUNNING

Fire & rescue blotter

Between April 7 and April 13, VRFA personnel responded

  • Jun 2, 2008

Update: House fire accidentally set

Reporter news sources

  • Jun 2, 2008

RCS auction raises big numbers

More than $112,000 was raised for Rainier Christian Schools and its five campuses throughout South King County from RCS’s April 12 auction.

  • Jun 2, 2008

BNSF Railway honors During

The Burlington Santa Fa Railway Co. honored Auburn’s Terry During as one of its 2007 BNSF Employees of the Year in ceremonies April 7 at Fort Worth, Texas.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Center offers free checkups

Auburn Muffler, Brake & Radiator, in association with Carquest, is offering free vehicle checkups and maintenance education from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at its center, 1301 Auburn Way S.

  • Jun 2, 2008
On a dreary
On a dreary
Buntheang Heng puts some freshly fried bars in the cooling rack at his Donut & Muffin Shop in downtown Auburn.

Rolling in good dough, friendships

At one corner in downtown Auburn sits an ordinary shop that serves up extraordinary things.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Buntheang Heng puts some freshly fried bars in the cooling rack at his Donut & Muffin Shop in downtown Auburn.

Feds, police raid indoor pot growers; Auburn garden shop targeted

Agents with the Drug Enforcement Agency and local law enforcement on Wednesday indicted more than a dozen people for involvement in marijuana growing operations, as well as three businesses, during a raid they’re calling “Operation Green Reaper.”

  • Jun 2, 2008