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Condo prices in South King County surge during pandemic

The value of condominiums in King County increased during the pandemic, with the largest increase in value in South King County, according to a press… Continue reading

 

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

Supreme Court rules officers can be compelled to testify about killings

In a joint lawsuit against King County, the Washington State Supreme Court ruled in favor of the families of Charleena Lyles, Damarius Butts and Isaiah… Continue reading

 

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 purchases Auburn hotel to house homeless

The $11.8 million building will be used in the Health Through Housing program

 

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Auburn City Council discusses body-worn cameras for police

Taser company pitches package for cameras and virtual reality training.

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King County Council passes tenant protections

Tenants in unincorporated King County won new rights after the King County Council voted to pass ordinance 2021-0131 during its meeting June 29. Under the… Continue reading

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King County lifts mask mandate as 70% of residents are fully vaccinated

King County’s public health department announced June 29 that the mask mandate has been lifted as 70% of King County residents are fully vaccinated from… Continue reading

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Auburn, Kent hit hardest by high temperatures, says heat mapping project

King County released the results of a new heat mapping project showing Auburn and Kent are disproportionately affected by high temperatures. The project began on… Continue reading

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Gov. Jay Inslee (center) gives a speech on the importance of getting vaccinated and to spread awareness of the state's efforts to vaccinate all Washingtonians during his visit to the Auburn vaccine clinic on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Auburn Reporter

Gov. Inslee visits Auburn vaccine clinic

Continues to encourage people to get vaccinated

Gov. Jay Inslee (center) gives a speech on the importance of getting vaccinated and to spread awareness of the state's efforts to vaccinate all Washingtonians during his visit to the Auburn vaccine clinic on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Auburn Reporter
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Tips for staying safe during Washington’s heat wave

The Puget Sound region could see record breaking temperatures this week as a heat wave hits Washington. Monday’s temperatures reached the high 80s. The record… Continue reading

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