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  1. O B Harbor chosen Horse of the Meeting | Emerald DownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2016 | Auburn Reporter

    One Horse Will Do Corporation's O B Harbor was voted Horse of the Meeting, Top Sprinter and Top Handicap Horse as Emerald Downs announced its 2016 season honors Sunday on closing day of the track's 21st season. A 4-year-old Oregon-bred gelding by Harbor the Gold-Flying Memo, O B Harbor won four of five starts including three stakes and posted meet-fastest times at 51 2 and 61 2 furlongs and 1 1/16 miles.


  2. Local firefighters take part in technical rescue trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Auburn Reporter

    High risk, low frequency rescues are those that do not take place often, but are exceptionally dangerous to the public and rescuers alike when they do. One of the best ways to combat the risk is through training.


  3. Martial arts teacher's relationship with victim began when she was...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Auburn Reporter

    Bail was set at $300,000 and court documents labeled him as a "severe danger to the community and to other children." Additional conditions requested by prosecutors include sexual protection orders for all victims and a no contact order with all minors.


  4. Fain recognized for work supporting people with developmental disabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Auburn Reporter

    Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, was recognized for his work in the Legislature supporting people with developmental disabilities at a recent gathering of parents and advocates in Renton. The Arc of King County's Parent and Family Coalition, which mobilizes family members to advocate the Legislature on behalf of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, hosted the event.


  5. First weekend of #SouthKingSlowdown completeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Auburn Reporter

    The first week of #SouthKingSlowdown on southbound Interstate 5 in SeaTac and Des Moines is in the books. For the most part drivers heeded the warnings and used alternative routes or transit.


  6. Leader of large drug trafficking network sentenced to 10 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | Auburn Reporter

    The leader of a large drug trafficking group with ties to California and Mexico, was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 10 years in prison for conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, announced U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes. Ediberto Asevez Santillano, 37, of Renton, was arrested in August 2015 with two kilos of methamphetamine in his bedroom and more than $17,000 in cash in his residence.


  7. Making Connections: WSDOT awards contract for improvements at I-405/SR 167 interchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Auburn Reporter

    Drivers who regularly experience congestion at the Interstate 405 and State Route 167 interchange are one step closer to getting some much-needed relief. Late last week, the Washington State Department of Transportation announced the award of a design-build contract to start construction on the I-405/SR 167 Interchange Direct Connector project .


  8. Task force meets to talk opioid addiction, treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Auburn Reporter

    The King County Heroin and Opioid Addiction Task Force, formed in response to the skyrocketing number of heroin-related deaths in the county, this week brought the conversation about addiction and recovery to the people. Task members invited residents from South King County to a community meeting to discuss heroin and prescription opiate overdose and addiction on Tuesday.


  9. New southbound SR 167 lane in Auburn opening earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Auburn Reporter

    Carpoolers and transit riders are getting early access to part of the new High Occupancy Toll Lanes in Auburn, with a 3.5 mile southbound section opening Sunday. The Washington State Department of Transportation originally planned to wait to open the lane until the full eight-mile extension is complete in early 2017.


  10. Nightly closures of SR 167 HOT lanes this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Auburn Reporter

    Crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will reduce State Route 167 to one lane southbound Friday night and one lane northbound Saturday and Sunday nights to replace toll equipment. a At 11 p.m. Friday, crews will close the southbound SR 167 high occupancy toll lane between Renton and Auburn.


  11. Smoother highways coming: repaving projects set to begin on SR 18 in...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Auburn Reporter

    A few months of grinding and paving work will clear the way for years of smooth driving for motorists who use State Route 18 in Auburn and State Route 167 in Kent and Renton. On Monday, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will begin repaving a half-mile section of eastbound SR 18 near SR 167, as well as several on- and off-ramps serving the highways.


  12. Valley Cities Counseling opens Phoenix Rising projectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Auburn Reporter

    For four years she lived behind an Auburn store, doing her best to keep out of sight and avoid being rousted awake in the dark and told to move on. With Valley Cities Counseling opening last week of its 24-unit, Phoenix Rising housing project next door at 915 26th St. NE, one can only imagine how thrilled this young woman is to be one of the 18- 25-year-olds in those units.


  13. Heroin, prescription opiate task force taking actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Auburn Reporter

    The heroin and prescription opiate task force that King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray brought together last month is already taking action to reduce the number of fatal overdoses. About 90 doses of naloxone - a nasal spray used to reverse the effects of heroin and opiate overdose - will be distributed to local treatment and housing providers where people receive assistance for mental illness and addiction, the task force said in a media release Fridday.


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