Von Reichbauer sponsors Auburn chamber luncheon
King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer sponsors Auburn Chamber Luncheon with Sen. Joe Fain and Rep. Pat Sullivan This week, Metropolitan King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer sponsored the monthly Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon and brought with him two guest speakers, Sen. Joe Fain and Rep. Pat Sullivan.
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Sen. Roach to serve on new committee combating sex trafficking
State Sen. Pam Roach , a leading advocate in the Legislature for children, has been selected to take on two new assignments, including one protecting Washington's children from sexual exploitation.
Politicians in Kent kick off $18 million Green River levee project
Rain appropriately fell during a Thursday gathering of Kent, King County and state politicians to kick off an $18 million Green River levee repair project.
City website lets residents know when street sweepers will be by
But within that six-month swath of time, residents have had a difficult time figuring out on what days exactly the big machines will come a-lumbering by.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
VRFA fire and rescue blotter | April 18
Between April 7 and 13, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 201 calls for service, among them the following: Construction accident: 6:02 p.m., .
Auburn police blotter | April 18
Fraud: 1516 Auburn Way N. My Town Motors reported that three payroll checks had been forged and cashed between March 1 and April 9. Theft: Overnight, 707 37th St. SE.
Fain recognized with Bill Kyle Memorial Award
State Sen. Joe Fain received the Bill Kyle Memorial Award for his elected service at the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce's fifth annual Recognition of Service dinner Wednesday at the Muckleshoot Casino.
Couple plead innocent to mistreating 6-year-old boy
King County Prosecutors say an Auburn man and his fiancee beat and starved the man's 6-year-old son for months, feeding him only shakes of blended bread, carrots, water, hot dogs and vegetable oil for breakfast and dinner.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
CERT graduates 13 new members
The City of Auburn Emergency Management Division recently announced the addition of 13 members to the area's Community Emergency Response Team , bringing the total number of graduates in the local program to 574.
Auburn's Peckenpaugh Drugs will close it's doors this month
For more than 90 years, Auburn residents have filled their prescriptions at the Auburn institution, which in its time has occupied various locations on Main Street.
Hizeys Sports Cards hangs shingle in Auburn
Jessie Hizey's journey from youthful sports card enthusiast to owner of his own sports card shop was long and circuitous.
Auburn welcomes Terry Home | Ribbon cuttings
Mayor Nancy Backus joined Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce staff, community leaders and Terry Home representatives for a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Fain's work improves access to developmental disability services
Following the legislative session, Gov. Jay Inslee recently signed into law the Vulnerable Individuals Priority Act, co-sponsored by Joe Fain that will provide developmental disability services to 5,000 people currently on a waiting list.
Centennial goes to Washington, nabs new basketball coach
In a release from the school, Johnson's, "achievements and passion," for both coaching and teaching were cited as making him a top candidate.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Awards and Achievements for April 12
Pasco High School senior Alicia Bolander was named Miss Pasco at the first-ever Miss Pasco pageant, held Feb. 20 at Pasco High.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Jury convicts Phillip for murder of city of Kent employee Frankel
A jury on Friday convicted William L. Phillip Jr. of first-degree murder for the 2010 stabbing death of Seth Frankel, an Auburn resident and city of Kent employee.
VRFA fire and rescue blotter | April 11
The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 198 requests for service between March 31 and April 6, among which were the following: Aid call: 2:47 p.m., .
One year later: Deadly shootings remain an unsolved, sordid case
In the bright sunshine of a recent morning, the parking lot outside the Sports Page Tavern in North Auburn fills up with its usual contingent of cars and smatterings of human beings.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Improvements to mercury-light disposal program signed into law
Sen. Joe Fain and Auburn City Councilmember Bill Peloza worked to secure passage of the changes.
Auburn police blotter | April 11
Vandalism: 8:38 a.m., 600 block of 6th Street Northeast. Somebody smashed out a rear window on a vacant residence.