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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.
The proposal by King County Executive Ron Sims for $965,000 in additional funds in 2008 for Animal Care and Control includes:
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.
Auburn police responded to the following calls for service between April 15 and April 13:
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.
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.
Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service between April 20 and April 18:
Because of her strong record on community safety, Gov. Chris Gregoire recently received the endorsement of seven statewide police and firefighter organizations.
Sarah K. Miller
Under cloudy skies and periodic showers, Emerald Downs opened the chutes to its 13th season of thoroughbred racing last weekend.
Between April 7 and April 13, VRFA personnel responded
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More than $112,000 was raised for Rainier Christian Schools and its five campuses throughout South King County from RCS’s April 12 auction.
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.
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.
At one corner in downtown Auburn sits an ordinary shop that serves up extraordinary things.
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.”