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Auburn police in riot gear during a June 2, 2020, protest in the city’s downtown. Photo by Robert Whale/Auburn Reporter

Auburn forms a Police Advisory Committee

Police looking for residents keen to serve on committee

 

Ferguson sues agencies over archive relocation decision

“Decision to close the National Archives in Seattle has far-reaching impacts across the Northwest.”

 

Auburn Police Officer Jeff Nelson. Courtesy photo

City of Auburn settles lawsuit over Isaiah Obet’s death for $1.25 million

Family calls for inquest into 2017 shooting by Auburn Police Officer Jeff Nelson.

Auburn Police Officer Jeff Nelson. Courtesy photo
Elaine Simons, former foster mother of Jesse Sarey, addresses a crowd outside the Maleng Regional Justice Center Monday morning, Aug. 24, 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. ROBERT WHALE/Auburn Reporter

Families, friends of Sarey, other shooting victims, respond to Auburn police officer’s charges

Group gathers outside Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent

Elaine Simons, former foster mother of Jesse Sarey, addresses a crowd outside the Maleng Regional Justice Center Monday morning, Aug. 24, 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. ROBERT WHALE/Auburn Reporter
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                                Rendering of the future South County Recycling and Transfer Station.

New Algona transfer station to open in 2023

King County will replace facility built 53 years ago

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                                Rendering of the future South County Recycling and Transfer Station.

Protesters of fatal police shootings rally at Auburn Justice Center

Demands include for city of Auburn to cut its police budget by half

Proposal targets illegal camping in Auburn

Goal would also be to help the homeless find shelter and health services.

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Auburn considers law to help protect tenants from eviction

Ordinance would give the city more enforcement power when governor’s eviction moratorium ends.

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King County homeless count: 11,751 people, up 5 percent from 2019

One night a year, volunteers spread out across Seattle and King County to count the homeless. And on the cold, rainy night of Jan. 24,… Continue reading

Memorial for homicide victim Hiram Figueroa at Brannan Park, 1019 28th St. NE, Auburn. Robert Whale/Auburn Reporter

Prosecutor charges suspected killer of Auburn man with second-degree murder

Hiram Figueroa was shot June 18 at Brannan Park during dispute.

Memorial for homicide victim Hiram Figueroa at Brannan Park, 1019 28th St. NE, Auburn. Robert Whale/Auburn Reporter
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                                Protesters confront Auburn police Tuesday evening in downtown Auburn.

Hundreds gather at Auburn City Hall to protest death of George Floyd

‘This is about a system that oppresses black and brown people,’ protester says

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                                Protesters confront Auburn police Tuesday evening in downtown Auburn.
Auburn Municipal Airport, which began in 1969, is one of the busiest of its kind in the state and region. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Sen. Cantwell announces FAA will provide $2.8 million for runway extension at Auburn Municipal Airport

The Auburn Municipal Airport is about to receive $2,858,343 from the Federal Aviation Administration for its long-in-the-planning runway extension project. U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA),… Continue reading

Auburn Municipal Airport, which began in 1969, is one of the busiest of its kind in the state and region. REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Chris Vance has his doubts about the Republican party and where it is going. COURTESY PHOTO

From chairman of WA Republicans to party pariah, Chris Vance explains why

‘Biggest shock of my adult life has been the Republican Party’s complete capitulation to Donald Trump.’

Chris Vance has his doubts about the Republican party and where it is going. COURTESY PHOTO

Teen found in Green River near Auburn is homicide victim | Update

16-year-old boy attended Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines

Muckleshoot Tribe breaks ground on 18-story, 400-room, luxury hotel tower | UPDATE

When finished, it will be the largest of its kind in the state

Muckleshoot Tribe breaks ground in Auburn on 18-story, 400-room, luxury hotel

When finished, it will be the largest of its kind in the state

FBI alleges Auburn man was the ringleader behind multi-million dollar theft ring

Authorities: shoplifters, drug addicts, drug users and Amazon delivery drivers part of operation

Pacific Raceways on track to improve, grow

Facility’s $25 million expansion plan includes Pacific Motorsports Park, garages and the Pacific Innovation Center