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Local leaders grapple with problems posed by crumbling freight corridors
Commissioners from the ports of Tacoma and Seattle, business owners, labor leaders, and the mayors of Auburn and Kent met at Auburn City Hall last Thursday to talk about the problems posed by aging freight routes within Green River valley cities.
Program engages, accelerates young minds for Kent, Auburn students
All is fierce concentration on the face of 4-year-old Lily Wrubelski, seated at a computer terminal alongside her father Brandon, matching yips and yaps, squeaks and howls, mewling and woofing she hears to the animals she's seeing on the screen.
Kent teen charged with beating of homeless man
Deonte Lamont Rasul-Chiono, prosecutors allege, jumped with both feet and the full force of his 275 pounds on the head of Lonnie Johnson as the 53-year-old homeless man lay unconscious, helpless and bleeding heavily from his head on the street in the 2200 block of I Street early Wednesday morning. On Thursday, prosecutors charged the 18-year-old Kent man with second-degree assault.
Auburn’s Jim Fugate prepares for day river turns on him
Nine years ago, Jim and Billie Fugate moved from their home of 29 years on Lea Hill to a house on Pike Street just where it curves into 12th Street.
Auburn no stranger to alarm bells; preparing for flood threat
The City of Auburn began planning for potential flooding of the Green River last January shortly after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers first raised alarm bells about the compromised holding capacity of the Howard Hanson Dam.
Howard Hanson Dam issues could complicate next rainy season
The Green River could flood next rainy season, so people should have a plan to deal with it.And they should buy flood insurance.Those were the… Continue reading
Search continues for boy presumed drowned in Green River
The search continues for a 13-year-old boy missing since the car he was riding in plunged into the Green River near the Auburn Golf Course… Continue reading
Two-year-old boy recovered from Green River; teen remains missing
Recovery crews from the King County Sheriff's Office pulled a submerged car from a swift and swollen Green River that contained the body of a… Continue reading
Green River sweeps away car; driver escapes, 2 children still missing
A 16-year-old girl lost control of her car and drove it off the Green River Road into the swollen, swift moving waters of the Green River just north of the Auburn Municipal Golf Course on Friday morning. Two boys, ages 2 and 13, were in the car at the time and remained missing as of 1 p.m.