Henry Stewart-Wood

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State offers free at-home COVID-19 tests

You can order the tests through the state’s new online portal.

 

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Auburn, Federal Way mayors speak out against multifamily housing bill

Leaders say they don’t need state intervention.

 

State Sen. Phil Fortunato. File photo.

State Sen. Phil Fortunato defies COVID-19 rules, gets kicked out

Auburn lawmaker escorted out of the legislative building on Jan. 10

 

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Washington Democrats introduce bills clarifying police reforms

One deals with mental health response and the other deals with less-lethal weapons.

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Health care leaders declare statewide crisis, request action

The letter written to Gov. Inslee requests deployment of National Guard.

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Police vehicle

Three killed in murder-suicide in Auburn | Update

A man shot his wife and one child. Another child was able to escape the shooting.

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The exterior of the Clarion Hotel located on B Street behind the municipal airport in Auburn. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Auburn Reporter

King County opens isolation center at Auburn Clarion Hotel

To limit the spread of COVID-19 for those who cannot safely isolate themselves

The exterior of the Clarion Hotel located on B Street behind the municipal airport in Auburn. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Auburn Reporter
Chris Gregersen injects a young chinook salmon with a small transponder used for tracking the migration of the fish. Photo courtesy of King County

King County scientists work to save chinook salmon

They conducted a study to determine how the salmon use the Green River as a habitat.

Chris Gregersen injects a young chinook salmon with a small transponder used for tracking the migration of the fish. Photo courtesy of King County
Teaser

COVID-19 cases surge over Christmas weekend in King County

Projections suggest things will get worse before they get better.

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Melissa Laramie holds up her right hand as she is sworn into the Auburn School Board by King County Superior Court Judge Matthew Williams on Dec. 13, 2021.

Melissa Laramie officially joins Auburn School Board

She is the executive director of communications for the Kent School District.

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Melissa Laramie holds up her right hand as she is sworn into the Auburn School Board by King County Superior Court Judge Matthew Williams on Dec. 13, 2021.
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Auburn man charged with murder in flare gun death

A modified flare gun was used to shoot and kill another man on Dec. 15.

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Eastside King County restaurant owners discuss challenges recently with U.S. Rep Suzan DelBene at Pomegranate Bistro in Redmond. (Photo credit: Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)

King County unemployment is down after COVID-fueled recession

Economy shows signs of recovery.

Eastside King County restaurant owners discuss challenges recently with U.S. Rep Suzan DelBene at Pomegranate Bistro in Redmond. (Photo credit: Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)
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Black drivers disproportionately pulled over by WSP in King, Pierce counties

A study by WSU researchers examined over 3 million traffic stops performed by WSP officers.

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This October 2021 photo provided by Pfizer shows kid-size doses of its COVID-19 vaccine.

King County woman among first in state to test positive for Omicron

Omicron appears to be more transmissible than the Delta variant.

This October 2021 photo provided by Pfizer shows kid-size doses of its COVID-19 vaccine.
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Washington health officials discuss response to new COVID variant

Things will be handled with Omicron variant similar to the Delta variant.

Courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Portrait of Bobby Vogel for the Auburn High School basketball team. Photo courtesy of Auburn High School

Auburn High School celebrates Bobby Vogel during basketball game

Vogel served as the boys basketball team manager for nearly two decades.

Portrait of Bobby Vogel for the Auburn High School basketball team. Photo courtesy of Auburn High School
Elaine Simons, former foster mother of Jesse Sarey, addresses a crowd outside the Maleng Regional Justice Center on Aug. 24, 2020, moments after Auburn Police Officer Jeff Nelson was formally charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault in the May 31, 2019, shooting death of 26-year-old Sarey in front of a north Auburn convenience store. File photo

Jesse Sarey’s family wants people to know who the real Jesse was

He was killed by Auburn police officer Jeffrey Nelson in 2019.

Elaine Simons, former foster mother of Jesse Sarey, addresses a crowd outside the Maleng Regional Justice Center on Aug. 24, 2020, moments after Auburn Police Officer Jeff Nelson was formally charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault in the May 31, 2019, shooting death of 26-year-old Sarey in front of a north Auburn convenience store. File photo
Patti Cole-Trindall

King County Executive appoints Patti Cole-Tindall as interim sheriff

Cole-Tindall has a background in the sheriff’s office and county government.

Patti Cole-Trindall
Example of what it can look like when you replace a grass lawn with native plants. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing

Tired of mowing the lawn? Consider using native plants

Replacing your lawn with Northwest vegetation can be beneficial to homeowners and wildlife alike.

Example of what it can look like when you replace a grass lawn with native plants. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing
The ballistic-missile submarine USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN 730) arrives home at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deterrent patrol in this 2015 file photo. Courtesy of the U.S. Navy

Auburn woman pleads guilty to defrauding U.S. government

Oversaw steel tests for U.S. Navy submarines; faces prison sentence of up to 10 years

The ballistic-missile submarine USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN 730) arrives home at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deterrent patrol in this 2015 file photo. Courtesy of the U.S. Navy