News

Jacob Dowling

On the farm

Boys and girls of all abilities competed in the annual Pitch, Hit & Run baseball skills competition Saturday morning at Game Farm Park. Kids, age 7-14, were judged on accuracy, distance and speed in pitching, hitting and running.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Jacob Dowling
Gabby Wills

Fun and games to support a special cause

Call it kids helping kids.

Gabby Wills

The K schedule

All elementary schools

  • Jun 2, 2008
Valley Medical Center Rich Roodman

Valley Medical Center to make way for 8 new operating rooms

Valley Medical Center will open eight new operating rooms this summer, the second phase of the hospital’s new surgery center.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Valley Medical Center Rich Roodman

Auburn woman to receive access ramp

Penelope Popvich, a disabled Auburn resident, was selected to receive a free wheelchair access ramp as part of the 15th annual Rampathon, organized by the Master Builders Care Foundation.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Auburn woman earns culinary honors

Auburn’s Eveliene McCall recently earned the certified culinarian (CC) designation from the American Culinary Federation (ACF).

  • Jun 2, 2008
Auburn Mayor Pete Lewis accepts a $25
Auburn Mayor Pete Lewis accepts a $25
Officials investigate the scene after an Amtrak passenger train struck and killed a 50-year-old Auburn man Wednesday.

Auburn man struck, killed by train

An Amtrak passenger train struck and killed a 50-year-old Auburn man shortly after noon Wednesday as he was walking along the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad tracks between the 1200 and 1400 blocks of C Street Northwest.

Officials investigate the scene after an Amtrak passenger train struck and killed a 50-year-old Auburn man Wednesday.

School board pares superintendent search to three finalists

The Auburn School District Board of Directors selected three finalists from a pool of six semifinalists for the superintendent vacancy in the Auburn School District.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Algona’s Larisa Redka and her son

Algona residents taking back their streets

Algona residents are tired of being tagged and now are focused on taking back their neighborhoods.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Algona’s Larisa Redka and her son

Fire, rescue blotter

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to a total of 191 calls between May 4 and April 28, among them the following:

  • Jun 2, 2008

Police blotter

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service between May 6 and May 3:

  • Jun 2, 2008

Walk across America

Auburn’s Don Stevenson is walking 13,000 miles to raise awareness and funds for Huntington’s disease (HD), a progressively degenerative brain disorder.

  • Jun 2, 2008

HOT report

The Valley Freeway recently made way for high occupancy toll (HOT) lanes, a pilot project provided through the Washington State Department of Transportation.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Births

Auburn Regional Medical Center

  • Jun 2, 2008
Bill Seek
Bill Seek
Despite a recurrence of cancer

Fighting back against cancer

On Saturday, Kay Dee Roehl celebrated what she called “my 45th trip around the sun.”

Despite a recurrence of cancer

Authorities identify man killed by train

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the man killed in a train pedestrian accident in Auburn May 7 near the 1200 block of C Street Northwest as Juan Martinez, 50, of Renton.

  • Jun 2, 2008
Ron Shackelford
Ron Shackelford
Completing her degree aboard a carrier
Completing her degree aboard a carrier