Archive of: Auburn

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Natural gas rates going up

More than 1.2 million natural gas customers in Washington will pay more for service beginning tomorrow, Nov. 1, due to increases in wholesale natural gas costs and colder than average temperatures last winter.

October 2014

Auburn Boeing workers begin 737 MAX

Boeing workers in Auburn have begun manufacturing component parts for the company's next single-aisle jetliner, the 737 MAX. It is expected to roll off Renton assembly lines next year and into the sky in 2016.

October 2014

State settles lawsuit against Extendicare

Eleven health care facilities in Washington operated by the national chain, Extendicare, are linked to a multi-state $28 million civil settlement announced today. This state will see about $1 million.

October 2014

Fed $$ for school, street police officers

20 additional police officers in South Sound to be funded by federal COPS grant.

September 2014

EPA compliance actions in South Sound

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today more than 50 compliance and enforcement actions taken in the second quarter of 2014. And seven separate South Sound locations were cited.

August 2014

Construction error to cost Scarsella Bros. $36k

A Puget Sound construction company will pay a penalty of $12,000 for illegally decommissioning groundwater monitoring wells in Kent and Auburn, putting groundwater at risk of contamination from polluted surface water runoff.

August 2014

Missing stormwater reports bring fines

Three South Sound businesses made the Department of Ecology’s list of 14 violators of the state requirement to submit stormwater monitoring reports for three or more consecutive quarters.

August 2014

Auburn builder will award a 2nd free roof

Local contractor Rainier View Construction and Roofing is searching for the family in Pierce, Kitsap or Kittitas counties most deserving of a new covering over their homestead.

June 2014

ST buses & trains running more full

Sound Transit ridership showed a strong start in 2014 with 7.5 million boardings in the first quarter, a jump of more than 8 percent compared to 2013. It was the busiest first three months of the year in Sound Transit history.

May 2014

Muckleshoot Tribe opposes ‘new’ salmon

Auburn's Muckleshoot Indian Tribe has joined Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians in urging U.S. Food and Drug Administration to deny any application for introduction of genetically engineered salmon into the United States.

May 2014
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