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City to hold Pitch, Hit & Run competition

Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation is gearing up to host the annual Pitch, Hit & Run baseball skills competition on May 3 at Game Farm Park beginning at 10 a.m.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Auburn’s ultra-walker Don Stevenson
Auburn’s ultra-walker Don Stevenson
Sara Byers doesn’t want her children exposed to skimpily-clad baristas working near her Terminal Park neighborhood.

Scantily-clad baristas? Not in her neighborhood

Six years ago Lori Bowden introduced Cowgirls, the espresso stand painted like a jersey cow, staffed with baristas who serve coffee with a smile – and sometimes in a bikini.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Sara Byers doesn’t want her children exposed to skimpily-clad baristas working near her Terminal Park neighborhood.

Police blotter

Auburn police responded to the following calls for service between April 23 and April 21:

  • Jun 2, 2008

Auburn officers set lofty $60,000 goal for this year

Officers from the Auburn Police Department participated in the annual Tip-A-Cop fundraiser on April 12 at the Auburn Red Robin restaurant on behalf of the Law Enforcement Torch Run and Special Olympics of Washington.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Work to affect traffic on E. Valley Highway

East Valley Highway will be reduced to one lane of traffic from Monday to June 16, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., weekdays only, due to construction.

  • Jun 2, 2008

City, Avenue Theater on the lookout for local talent

It is a rare community that doesn’t have a hidden pool of people with talents worthy of the stage.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Francelle Calkins

Calkins to be honored for service

Francelle “Fran” Calkins – longtime member of the Dr. Frank D. Merritt Children’s Hospital Guild of Auburn – will receive the Anna Clise Award for individual achievement.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Francelle Calkins
What started out as a small operation four years ago has turned into a large

Auburn garden blossoms into lavender business

When Sheri Dingmon first planted the seeds to her retail nursery business four years ago, she never imagined it would grow like it has.

What started out as a small operation four years ago has turned into a large
Motorists on the Valley Freeway soon will have the option to climb into the HOT lanes.

Valley Freeway to make way for HOT lanes

Several miles of the Valley Freeway will turn HOT on Saturday.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Motorists on the Valley Freeway soon will have the option to climb into the HOT lanes.
Von Reichbauer urges cooperation to solve woes

Von Reichbauer urges cooperation to solve woes

Pete von Reichbauer

  • Jun 2, 2008
Von Reichbauer urges cooperation to solve woes

Tavern block development remains on hold

The impression developers and city officials give is of downtown development projects ready to roll, but they sprinkle it with mounting frustration at projects so intertwined that one can’t start until the other does.

City to conduct water testing

The City of Auburn Water Department will be flushing fire hydrants to test the water distribution system for approximately three weeks.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Faith Richie

City clears way for supportive housing

Faith Richie, executive director of Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation, hopes to have the first local homeless in supportive housing by 2010.

Faith Richie

Grease fire damages kitchen

A grease fire damaged the kitchen and living room at 3132 1/2 Academy Drive Southeast in Auburn on

  • Jun 2, 2008

Pitch, Hit & Run set for Game Farm Park

Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation is holding the annual Pitch, Hit & Run baseball skills competition at 10 a.m. Saturday at Game Farm Park.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Above: Justin Cleary
Above: Justin Cleary
Holman earns award for excellence

Holman earns award for excellence

Arlista Holman

  • Jun 2, 2008
Holman earns award for excellence
Students of the month

Students of the month

LOGAN JONES

  • Jun 2, 2008
Students of the month

Laying foundation for others Patriarch

Laying foundation for others Patriarch, pioneer Hughes showed the way for other chiropractors. Awell-preserved dollar bill earned from his first patient 60 years ago remains framed and hung on the office wall.