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Drollinger connecting people for the Relay for Life
Drollinger connecting people for the Relay for Life

City Hall expands hours

The City of Auburn recently announced newly extended hours at City Hall to better serve its customers. City Hall, located at 25 West Main St., is now open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

  • Jun 2, 2008

CLEANUP AT CEMETERY:

Mountain View Cemetery has scheduled a weekend marker cleanup opportunity from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today to assist families in the care and cleanup of their markers at the cemetery in preparation for the annual Memorial Day ceremony. The remembrance will be held May 26 at 10 a.m. While the marker is considered private property and the normal care and maintenance of it is the responsibility of the respective family, cemetery staff will be on hand to assist. For more information, call 253-931-3028 or visit www.mtviewcemeteryauburn.com.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Kaelin Cooley

Auburn fifth-grader inducted into Safety Patrol Hall of Fame

Kaelin Cooley, a fifth-grade student at Washington Elementary School, was selected by AAA Washington as one of 10 outstanding school safety patrol members from schools throughout the state.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Kaelin Cooley

City officials to unveil community center plans

It is time for the City of Auburn to pull back the curtains on plans for a community center in the Les Gove campus so residents can see and comment on it.

Police blotter

Auburn police responded to the following calls for service between April 30 and April 27:

  • Jun 2, 2008

Fire, rescue blotter

Personnel from the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 168 calls for service between April 20 and April 16,

  • Jun 2, 2008

Flag pole transfer ceremony is today

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1741 and American Legion Post 78 – in conjunction with the City of Auburn – is conducting a flag pole transfer ceremony at 10 a.m. today at the new Veterans Building in Auburn Memorial Park, 411 E St. NE.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Relief Society’s Dixie Strobelt of Auburn

Relief Society Organization provides aid to local charities

The Relief Society Organization of the Auburn Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day-Saints – under the direction of president Karen Little – recently gathered and provided supplies to two local charities.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Relief Society’s Dixie Strobelt of Auburn

Grad, Johnson named to new positions in district

Dennis Grad, currently the principal at Cascade Middle School, was appointed the Auburn School District’s director of transportation.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Business briefs

• Coffee Paradise: Now open

  • Jun 2, 2008
Construction is in progress on the fellowship hall and gathering place at Messiah Lutheran Church
Construction is in progress on the fellowship hall and gathering place at Messiah Lutheran Church

City ready to roll with street cleanup

Many streets within the City of Auburn could use litter pick up and a little tender loving care. This summer the city plans to start two programs to match streets with the people who love them.

Samantha Tercero
Samantha Tercero

Poof! Magic workshop available to children

Come learn how magicians do their tricks at Auburn’s Amazement Workshop on Wednesday, May 21, from

  • Jun 2, 2008
Auburn City Councilman Bill Peloza

A new home

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  • Jun 2, 2008
Auburn City Councilman Bill Peloza
Albert Allen and his daughter Brooke

Catching fish, fun at Mill Pond

“Fishies, fishies, eat the worm,” 3-year-old Kaden Parker squealed as he dropped his Scoobie Doo fishing pole into the dusky waters of Mill Pond.

Albert Allen and his daughter Brooke

Fire, rescue blotter

Between April 21 and April 27, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 193 calls for service, among them the following:

  • Jun 2, 2008

Police blotter

Auburn police responded to the following calls for service between May 4 and April 30:

  • Jun 2, 2008

Valley Freeway lanes turn HOT

Weekday commuters received their first taste of the Valley Freeway’s 167 HOT lanes on Monday.

  • Jun 2, 2008