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Opinion | Secured Valley soon to shed its sandbag look [7]

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Copper wire thefts frustrate City staff, residents By ROBERT WHALE rwhale@auburn-reporter.com

Months ago Auburn police noted that the arrests and prosecutions of three men had put a serious dent in local occurrences of one frustrating crime. After that brief but welcome

lull, however, public works department staff said last week, that energy has built behind a new wave of wire thefts. Thieves are again enthusiastically ripping copper wire from underground conduits serving public street lighting systems, at great cost, let alone frustra-

tion, staff say, to Auburn and its residents. “We’ve spent – just looking at our numbers – close to $100,000 on costs and damages or just replacing the wire,” City Engineer Dennis Selle said last week. “And that’s just year-to-date so far, five months into the year… That mon-

ey comes out of the city’s Street Division first, so the money that we are using to address wire thefts is money we would otherwise be using to repair potholes and other things like that.” Whereas in the past copper wire thieves picked “ghost towns” like industrial areas,

which are deserted at night and on weekends, they’ve started to ply their avocation inside existing neighborhoods, on arterial streets, and on residential plats with infrastructure but no homes. [ more thefts page 4 ]

Supermall to get a new look, name By ROBERT WHALE rwhale@auburn-reporter.com

Sky climber Auburn Mountainview’s Shaddye Melu climbs 6 feet, 4 inches at the state 3A track and field championships at Tacoma’s Mount Tahoma Stadium last Saturday. Melu finished fifth in the event. Melu, a senior, also was sixth in the 400 meters with a school-record 50.01 seconds. For more state coverage, see page 12. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Museum explores ‘Rails to Sails’ By SHAWN SKAGER sskager@auburn-reporter.com

Gary Tarbox knows a thing or two about railroads in the Pacific Northwest. As vice president of the Northern

Pacific Railway Historical Association, Tarbox manages a massive archive of documents and photos, detailing the history of the Northern Pacific Railway in the Northwest. [ more EXHIBIT page 5 ]

Pacific ousts police chief By SHAWN SKAGER sskager@auburn-reporter.com

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The Supermall is about to get a makeover – and a new name referencing not Auburn but a certain big city with a Space Needle 30 miles to the north. Columbus-Ohiobased Glimcher Realty Trust, which has owned the mall since 1997, announced last week plans to change its Auburn holding from a hybrid mall to “a pure outlet center,” which it will call The Outlet Collection|Seattle. These changes represent part of Glimcher’s strategy to “continuously

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improve its quality and identify growth opportunities” within its portfolio of holdings, according to a company press release. [ more MALL page 5 ]

scheduled meeting on May 14, according to City officials. The City has released no official statement about the termination. Sun named Sgt. Jim Pickett as the acting police chief. When the Auburn Reporter asked Sun to comment on Calkins’ firing or expand [ more CALKINS page 3 ]

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Pacin’ Parson to walk far that others might see BY MARK KLAAS mklaas@auburn-reporter.com

Don Stevenson, the 76-year-old ultra-marathon walker, plans to cover 1,400 miles for friends and a worthy cause. And Auburn’s man of sole will do it blindfolded. The “Lion Heart Walking for the Blind” is scheduled to take Stevenson across half the continent, originat-

ing June 11 from Rugby, N.D. – the geographic center of North America – and ending at Auburn in September. Stevenson officially kicks off the walk at 8 a.m. Thursday, June 7, from Auburn City Hall, 25 W. Main St. He will travel to Rugby on June 11 to begin his walk. He plans to end his walk at Auburn City Hall at 3 p.m. on Sept. 7. He will walk part

of the way blindfolded. The 12-week walk is Stevenson’s way to increase awareness and raise funds for the Lions Club and for the blind and sight impaired. The Bonney Lake Lions Club is sponsoring Stevenson, who hopes to raise $200,000 for the cause. He is dedicating the walk to friends James and Patti Premo and their 12-yearold son, Nicholas, who was

born blind. James Premo is the Lakeland Hills’ Top Foods store manager. Nicholas, a special program student who attends North Tapps Middle School, is preparing for the Vancouver School of Blind for high school students. “I obviously was floored, shocked and excited all the same time,” James Premo said of being approached by Stevenson for the benefit

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walk. “It’s such a great thing he has offered to do. I want him, us and the Lions Club to benefit as much as possible and to get the word out as much as possible.” Stevenson wanted to do something special for the family, which has supported his charitable ways for years. He is lining up volunteers to walk along with him along U.S. Route 2. He is coordinating volunteers through various Lions Clubs along the way. “If anyone would like to walk with me, they are welcome,” said Stevenson, who has been trained to use a walking cane for the trip. “I am again aspiring to walk hundreds of miles for others — the blind and sight impaired that others may see,” said Stevenson, who intends to average 20 miles a day. “I love walking and find it invigorating, inspiring and rewarding in many ways.” This is not the first time Stevenson has walked this way. The former Marine, pastor, teacher and truck driver has walked more than 40,000 miles for various charities since 1998. Long-distance walking became his passion since his retirement in 1994. The “Pacin’ Parson” walked blindfolded to support Maria Federici, a Renton woman blinded by an unsecured load that struck her car in 2004. The walk took Stevenson along the John Wayne Trail for 106 miles from North Bend to Vantage, ending at the Columbia River. Since the walk, “Maria’s Law”, signed by the governor in 2005, makes failing to properly secure a load a crime.

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Sen. Joe Fain of Auburn, left, and Algona Mayor Dave Hill, right, recently attended Fire Ops 101, a training simulation designed to mirror a day in the life of a firefighter. The two-day event last week included search and rescue drills and the chance to combat live flames in a burning building.

[ CALKINS from page 1 ] on the decision, he replied in an email, “No! I don’t want to talk about it.” Calkins had been on paid administrative leave for misconduct during to an argument following the Jan. 17 City Council meeting about the City’s back-order purchase of new police vehicles. Pacific’s police chief is appointed and, according to the City’s municipal code, the mayor has the “power of appointment and removal of all appointive city officers and employees ….” The code also states that “every

The Washington State Council of Fire Fighters and Washington Fire Chiefs sponsored the event, at the Volpentest Hammer Training and Education Center in Richland. “The course provided a realistic look at the physical and mental demands of the job,” Fain said. COURTESY PHOTO

appointment or removal must be made in writing, signed by the mayor and filed with the city clerk,” although as of May 30 nothing had been filed with the Pacific city clerk. The termination marks the end of a controversial tenure for Calkins as chief. In 2009, Calkins was the subject of an outside investigation by the Klickitat County Sheriff ’s Office, which looked into allegations of misconduct, including: intimidation with a weapon; criminal trespass and improper conduct; driving under the influence; and improper conduct and witness tampering.

In August of 2008, Calkins was pulled over and charged with a DUI in Bonney Lake. He refused to perform field sobriety tests or provide a blood sample for testing, according to police reports. The report by the arresting officer also stated that Calkins tried to intimidate him. A jury later acquitted Calkins, but the investigation by the Klickitat County Sheriff ’s Office later found that Calkins actions during the stop “violated commonly accepted standards of conduct for law enforcement officers and chiefs of police.” Despite the findings of the out-

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side investigation, Calkins was not disciplined at the time. According to KOMONews.com, which received a letter from Sun regarding the termination of Calkins, the mayor stated he felt Calkins “slipped from under it,” regarding the allegations of misconduct. “How he did it I don’t know,” Sun told KOMO. “I only knew that justice wasn’t done.” Sun also stated that he fired Calkins because he felt the chief ’s actions brought “negative, unsatisfactory, damaging publicity for the City of Pacific.”

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Auburn police on Tuesday morning arrested 27-year-old Kent resident Blake B. Bellecourt, the fugitive responsible for the May 18 lockdown of Thomas Jefferson High School in Auburn. Police – acting on tip turned into Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound by a Q13 Fox “Washington’s Most Wanted” viewer – surrounded an apartment building at 207 D. St. SE in Auburn, where Bellecourt, who is also known as “Little Nutzo,” was holed up. After initially being told by Bellecourt’s girlfriend that he was not in the apartment and that she didn’t even know him, police searched the residence with a K-9 unit, finding Bellecourt hiding,


[4] June 1, 2012 [ THEFTS from page 1 ] The Lea Hill and Lakeland Hills have been among the hardest hit areas this year, Selle said. Auburn is not the only victim in this growing epidemic – one major theft recently targeting a Sound Transit Link Light Rail tunnel cost Sound Transit some $750,000 in copper wire. Traffic Engineer Pablo Para cited as causes a spike in the price of copper, scrap yards willing to pay top dollar for it, a depressed

www.auburn-reporter.com economy, and people out of work or looking for extra money. While state law imposes a limit on how much of that type of copper wire a person can turn in at one time to a scrap yard without having to disclose personal information, thieves appear to be getting around the stricture by cutting the wire into chunks so they stay just below that threshold. Having gotten their money, they then go back to their vehicles and get another chunk.

That they get away with wire thieving under the very noses of the City and its residents is its own story. “Until we catch them, we won’t know for sure how they do it, but they may be dressed in uniforms and or bringing vehicles that look like they’re authorized vehicles. In the past, they have shown up in white vehicles with red lights, vests, and hard hats and possibly disguised as City, Comcast or QWest vehicles. But they basically go into the underground system that

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has all these juncture boxes and to light poles and just start pulling the wire out,” Selle said. “…They’re pulling live, hot wire, so my suspicion is it’s probably not drug tweakers,” Selle said. “It’s people who are knowledgeable about how to work around electricity. It may be out-of-work electricians. It may be people who are knowledgeable with the infrastructure. There have even been reports from some cities where they’ve come in during the day and set up traffic controls, like it was a work site.” The City is asking people to be vigilant and report suspicious behaviors, as follows: • During work hours, Monday to Friday, people who see anyone working on wire in the street and have CRIME

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Theft: Overnight, 5000 block of Quincy Avenue Southeast. Vandals afflicting Lakeland Hills struck several light poles belonging to the City of Auburn, stealing copper wire from the access panels next to each street light. No estimate of costs was available. More wire theft: Overnight, Nathan Loop Southeast and Marshall Avenue Southeast. Thieves cut wire from street light vaults in Lakeland Hills. No estimate of costs was available. Theft: 8:30 a.m., 1505 West Valley Highway S. Siphoners sucked up gas from 10 vehicles. Burglars: 1825 K St. SE. Burglars hit a classroom at Olympic Middle School some time over the weekend. Police didn’t disclose if the

Fire & Rescue Blotter The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 163 calls for service between May 21 and 27, among them the following:

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Aid call: 9:53 a.m., (Auburn). Firefighters and King County Medics evaluated a woman who’d been complaining of chest pain, then a private ambulance drove her to Auburn Regional Medical Center (ARMC).

May 22 Smoke investigation: 6:05 p.m., (Lea Hill). Responding to smoke

concerns should contact the City, Street division at (253) 931-3048. City officials ask to be contacted and will verify whether authorized personnel are performing the work. Descriptions of vehicles, company names, people and license plates are always helpful. • During non-work hours and on weekends, including holidays, residents who see anyone working with wire in the street should call 911. • Because such work typically calls for wire to be installed, not pulled out, the sight of somebody loading a big spool of wire is worth a call. • Residents should not confront anyone they suspect of performing wire theft; instead, they should contact the proper authorities. “If you’re in a neighborhood and see the lights go

out at night – particularly a string of lights go out and you’ve still got power in your home – that’s a pretty good indicator that that’s an unusual situation that would warrant calling 911 and having it investigated,” Para said. “This time of year it stays light so late that people could be out there stealing wire quite late, and people wouldn’t notice because the street lights haven’t even come on yet. And it’s probably easier and safer because the wires aren’t energized just yet. …” “These recent thefts have occurred on weekends, and the City very rarely does any work on weekends, and we generally don’t have contractors do work on weekends or at night,” Para said.

burglars took anything. Burglary: Overnight, 1308 W. Main St. An employee of Eagle Hydraulics reported a burglary sometime overnight after finding a back door ajar the next morning and two large tool boxes missing. One tool box contained hand tools incised with the victim/owner’s name. Burglary: Overnight, 3218 Auburn Way N. Burglars cut off several power cords and stole them from camper trailers parked inside the storage yard at Valley Auburn RV.

snuck off with 11 boxes, contents and value unknown. Trespassing: 8:18 p.m., 102 15th St. NE. Cedars Inn got its missing key back but gave the fellow who’d stolen said key a heartfelt, sincere and extended boot from its premises. Vandalism: 11:06 p.m., 1407 Auburn Way S. An Auburn business sustained $7,400 in damages to some sort of act of vandalism. What part of no…?: 12:39 a.m., 762 Supermall Drive SW. Police arrested a male-type person, approximate age not disclosed, for trespassing at the Supermall, although he’d been told on three previous occasions that his offending carcass wasn’t at all welcome there.

May 23 Prowler: 12:44 p.m., 901 Supermall Drive SW. A man walking through a parking was spotted trying to open several vehicles, so police showed up, arrested him and tossed him into the pokey. Theft: 12:45 a.m., 3611 I St. NE. Thieves took advantage of early morning darkness to swipe somebody’s solar lights.

May 24 Theft: Overnight, 4400 block of B Street Northwest. Thieves broke into a secured semi trailer and from a first-story balcony at an apartment complex, firefighters learned that a family was enjoying a BBQ on the deck and there was no problem.

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May 26 Burglary: 7 a.m., 909 12th St. SE. Having broken the window of a cigarette shop, a burglar stuck his greedy paw inside to scoop up several boxes of cigarette tubes. The burglar’s subsequent decision to enter the business through the broken window set off an alarm, spooking him to such an extent that he promptly took to his heels, butts in hand.

May 25 Aid call: 6:35 p.m., (South Auburn). Firefighters and King County Medics responded to a man with chest pains before a private ambulance whisked him off to ARMC for further evaluation.

Aid call: 1:50 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters helped a woman who’d been complaining of chest pain, assessed her, dispatched King County Medics for further evaluation, then a private ambulance drove the woman to ARMC.

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Aid call: 4:22 a.m., (Algona). Firefighters treated a woman complaining of dizziness before a private ambulance transported her to ARMC.

Aid call: 6:06 p.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters responded to a man in seizure. The man, already recovering when firefighters arrived, declined transportation to a hospital.

Aid call: 9:25 a.m., (Pacific). Firefighters responded to an elderly woman who’d fallen and hurt her arm, evaluated her injury, splinted her arm and a private ambulance drove her to Valley Medical Center.


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Seattle’s King Street Coal Bunkers exported coal to Pacific Rim customers from the 1870s to 1960s. COURTESY, Museum of History and Industry Photo 2002.3.1643, c 1890

[ museum from page 1 ] That’s why Auburn’s White River Valley Museum turned to Tarbox as the guest curator of its latest exhibit, “Rails to Sails: Tracking the Sound’s Industry Boom From Shore to Ship.” As encyclopedic as Tarbox’s knowledge of railroad history in the region is, however, even he learned a couple things putting together the exhibit, which uses photographs to track the effect of railroads on the area’s economy. “I think the biggest surprise was the effect coal had on the area,” Tarbox said. “I knew there was coal being mined in Pierce and King counties, but I had no knowledge of how extensively. At one time, 40 percent of the coal used in the Western United States was mined in Washington.”

In addition to the effects of coal exportation on the local economy, the exhibit also focuses on the impact exportation of timber and wheat had, commodities that, like coal, had to be shipped by rail to ports in Bellingham, Seattle and Tacoma. After the coal boom ended in the late 1950s, when cheaper, strip-mined coal from Wyoming became dominant in the West and the use of petroleum became more widespread, Tarbox explained, timber became the largest of the region’s exports. “The coal went down about the time the log exports started, and that really started due to the Columbus Day Storm in 1962,” he said. “With winds of 100-120 miles per hour, it blew down a lot of timber, and the only way to turn it into a cash crop was to sell

it to Asian markets.” The exhibit uses 40 photos taken from 1860 to 1980 to depict the effect on the economy and illustrate the shift from manual labor – when stevedores and longshoreman muscled cargo such as coal, wheat and timber onto waiting cargo ships with winches and pulleys – to today’s mechanized cranes and container ships. “The overall principle was to see what the railroad actually did for the economy,” Tarbox said. “It created the environment of growth.” Curated by the Northern Pacific Railway Association and sponsored by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation and the National Railway Historical Society, the White River Valley Museum’s “Rails to Sails” exhibit runs from now until July 29.

“We have been in the outlet business for more than 15 years, and are excited about the opportunities presented by this growing segment,” Michael P. Glimcher, chairman of the Board and CEO of Glimcher Realty Trust. “The Outlet Collection better reflects the upscale tenants at these properties and opens up new options for value-priced retailers looking to grow in the next 12 to 24 months.” Jersey Gardens, the largest outlet center in New Jersey, will undergo similar changes, becoming The Outlet Collection|Jersey. Both properties are part of a $60 million redevelopment project the company first announced last January. Glimcher will introduce new logos and signage in addition to a redevelopment of the interior and exterior to “modernize the aesthetic” and update the functional features of both malls. “Every restroom on the property will be completely overhauled,” Greg Fleser, general manager of the Auburn Supermall told City officials Tuesday. “We will have a four-star caliber family restaurant included with it. All the wood flooring in the mall currently, while it may look beautiful today, has only one or two good years of life and keeping it that way, so it will be replaced.” Gone will be the mockups of trains and planes at each entrance. In addi-

tion to new flooring, the renovation is to include interior rails, light fixtures, new concourse furniture and interior signs. Glimcher will add new WiFi hotspots. Exterior work should be completed to incorporate the “new name branding” at all exits and entrances.

‘We’re Auburn’ Councilwoman Nancy Backus asked about that name change. “It says The Outlet Collection Seattle,” Backus noted. “We’re Auburn.” “We are,” Fleser said. “This was no whimsical decision. We spent several hundred thousand (of dollars) in marketing research and studies and demographer reports, and it was very, very important for this to succeed. What we’re hoping for is a high, single-digit rate of return within three years on this investment, and to do that, we need to attract from the entire region and internationally with tourism as well. Tourism is a very big part of what we do. “… While Auburn is very important to us and we’re still in the community, the name itself has to speak to an entire regional attraction,” Fleser continued. “The premium outlets across the country are ever so rarely actually in the area after which they name themselves for that very reason. We would be silly not to follow suit with something like that.”

Glimcher’s overhaul will introduce some new tenants, but the company is declining to name them at this time, Fleser said. The Auburn project should start its first phase of construction this fall and wrap up by October of 2013. Glimcher bought the Supermall property in 1997, two years after it opened, through a joint venture, taking complete ownership a year later. With more than 30 retailers, it is one of the largest malls in the Pacific Northwest. Among the tenants are such well known entities as Nordstrom Rack, Tommy Hilfiger Factory Store, Banana Republic Factory, Eddie Bauer Outlet, Old Navy Outlet, Gap Outlet and the Ann Taylor Factory Store. “This is not about addressing a problem, it’s about building on existing success and compounding that dramatically,” Fleser said. “We recognize that there’s a nitch and a need in this market for pure outlet, and that’s what we are committed to providing. Not as the Supermall, though, as the Outlet Collection. We want to announce ourselves as something new, something different, something unique. And when this is completed, we’ll be the largest, enclosed outlet center in the Pacific Northwest.” The mall will remain open during construction.

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GRCC looks to fill gap with Continuing Education scholarship funds By ROBERT WHALE rwhale@auburn-reporter.com

Darla Abraham has seen a lot of people come in to her Continuing Education office on Auburn’s Green River Community College campus over the years, their whole demeanor brimming over with hope that, given just a bit more training, or a certification, they could get that forklift job, that flagger job, that health care position. All that separates them from taking the class and realizing that future may be $45, or in the case of forklift training, $175. Unfortunately, Abraham gets to breaks the news that there’s no funding, not a penny in scholarships for non-degree, work-related classes like that. Saying that, says Abraham, program coordinator for Continuing Education, is like “taking a sledgehammer to people’s lives. It crushes me, absolutely crushes me.” Fresh from one of those “sledgehammer experiences,” Abraham brought her frustrations to a meeting of the GRCC Foundation’s Employee Giving Program.

Darla Abraham, Green River Community College’s program coordinator for Continuing Education, hopes fundraisers will help more students afford needed training at the college. Robert Whale, Auburn Reporter To shorten the story, that’s when people began to talk about a new scholarship. Not only new but also different, owing to where it would set its sights – at those same continuing education, work-related, non-degree programs. Green River Community College Foundation has agreed to contribute to the

scholarship, but Continuing Education is about to pitch into a series of fundraisers. The first is a July 4 poker tournament hosted by the Auburn Eagles Aerie 2298, 702 M St. SE. It was the Eagle’s idea to make the event the “first annual poker tournament.” Not only are the Eagles providing the venue but also the license.

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To “push the scholarship forward”, Abraham said, the event needs to draw in 200to-300 poker afficionadoes. The buy-in will be $40, and all that money goes back out in prize money. The cash payout will be to 10 places. For the $40 buyin, players receive $5,000 in plate chips. They can buy extra chips, too, $10 for another $1,000. All the extra chip money goes into the tournament.

A raffle is also in the works. Local businesses have agreed to donate gift certificates, services, baskets and more. People need not be present at the drawing to win. Tickets will be sold at GRCC’s Auburn, Kent and Enumclaw campuses. “Our modest goal is to raise about $5,000, and the Foundation is going to be behind that,” said Bob Embrey, GRCC Director of Corporate and Continuing Education. “We hope to have $10,000 to $20,000 in the scholarship by the end of the year. It’s going to help some of the people that can’t afford to take some of the short-term classes but want to get out in the work force and need the training that we offer. “We’re talking about any kind of vocational training GRCC does in Continuing Education,” excluding community education classes like pottery and art, Embrey said. Like any other community college in Washington State, Continuing Education is part of GRCC’s mission. “We’re out in the community in a big way doing nontraditional education sorts of things,” Embrey said. “I’ve been in the community

college system now for more than 18 years, and I’ve had that sinking feeling in my stomach so many times to have to tell someone I wish there was something we could do. This is a way to kind of meet that need.” “We’re not talking about huge amounts of scholarships,” Abraham said. “Most of the work-related, community education is not too expensive. But a few hundred dollars can make or break people. We’re just trying to accumulate a modest amount of money so if the need arises, we can do something for folks.” While some students with vocational training do get covered by Work Force, Work Source or Work First, this is strictly for those who fall through the cracks. “It’s going to pick up what traditional financial aid does not. Historically, there’s never been any kind of scholarship money like that. I’ve had to say ‘no’ to people about taking a class because it came down to no assistance, ‘Do I feed the kids, or do I get the training I need to get the job I need to feed the kids?’ Well, the kids are hungry right now. My heart just breaks for them,” Abraham said.


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I have never been a fan of basketball, but the Port of Seattle’s claims that a new arena will cost our region family wage jobs fail to identify the real problem. There is no doubt that port traffic and sports fans are an issue, but are the issues caused by the sports fans or the port? Although I do not work at the Port of Seattle itself, I have worked on port facilities and in the general area. There are problems with traffic gridlock and with the ability to efficiently move freight into and out of the area. I do not doubt that adding a new arena and additional sports fans will adversely impact that already gridlocked traffic. However, the answer to me is not to block the new arena, but to address some

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Trevor is meticulous on the job. Despite a developmental disability, the young man puts in a good’s day work for A+ Recycling in Auburn. Kind hands gave him a chance, and he’s thankful for it. “Trevor does a good job,” said manager Steve Breen. “He takes computers apart, keeps things clean and in order.” Breen decided to give Trevor a shot. He is one of several students – many from the Auburn and Kent school districts – who have found work through the support of Trillium Employment Services. For nearly 30 years, the nonprofit organization has helped provide employment opportunities for local individuals with developmental disabilities. Getting a job in today’s market is difficult enough for teens and young adults. Just imagine how challenging it must be for the disabled. Some local businesses understand and are willing to take a chance on someone – someone with autism, Down syndrome or other disorders. “We all have our disadvantages, some are greater than others,” Breen said. “Somebody gave you a chance. Somebody gave me a chance.” Several Auburn-area businesses have hired Trillium-supervised workers. Trillium – in its partnership with schools and businesses – has found part- and fulltime jobs for students who have navigated the district’s Transition Opportunity Program (TOP). Students gain life skills and become work-ready with the help of the school district. Like all young adults, these students want to work and earn a paycheck. Trillium hopes to find the right fit for some 20 candidates this spring. Businesses hit with layoffs often find costsaving hirings through Trillium.

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that the Howard Hanson Dam, which had protected the Valley from flooding for over four decades, was damaged. People were concerned – homes, jobs, and businesses were in jeopardy of flooding. The region’s economy was at risk – approximately 100,000 jobs exist in the flood area; more than 90,000 commutes could have been disrupted; and, according to the Washington

to be shuttled over surface streets between the port and the rail hubs. A redesign was discussed that would extend rail into the terminal and/or expand the port itself to include the existing hub. This would require moving surface traffic away from the water from the West Seattle Bridge to Terminal 46. Given changes also occurring with the viaduct/tunnel project, it makes much more sense to me to create partnerships to fix the real problems rather than remain silo-ed. I propose that instead of opposing the new arena, the Port of Seattle sit down with the developers, as well as DOT and SDOT, to find real solutions that address the real problems. Regardless if the arena is built there or not, port traffic does not now move with efficiency. – Richard Hildreth

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threat of increased flooding to our communities. The Kent Valley is the second largest industrial park on the West Cost and the fifth largest industrial park in the nation. After years of concern about flooding in this vital economic area, the removal of the sandbags sends the message that the valley is open for business, and full public access to a cherished trail in the region is restored. We are excited that trail users will soon be able to enjoy walking and biking without the eyesore of sandbags, while remaining fully-protected from potential floods. Both of us look forward to seeing you on the trail soon. King County Councilmembers Julia Patterson (julia.patterson@kingcounty.gov) is chair and Reagan Dunn (reagan. dunn@kingcounty.gov) is vicechair of the King County Flood Control District.

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That the students aren’t likely to move away for college or other career pathways appeals to some businesses struggling with turnover at entry-level positions. Still, some businesses aren’t willing to go that far. “We find that niche … and that keeps us pretty competitive,” said Karen Williams, Trillium program development director. “But the reality is these students are competing with other young adults for jobs. They may not have as much work history, and businesses may be apprehensive … or nervous … and that’s the support that we provide.”

At no cost to the business, Trillium supplies onsite job coaching and helps train workers to become independent and self-sufficient. “We try to engage many businesses that haven’t considered that they could benefit from one of these young adults as an employee,” Williams said. “We encourage businesses to employ them. “These young adults are eager to start a career in the community where they live, shop and play.” Breen, for one, is willing to do his part and give someone an opportunity. “Trillium is a good outfit,” he said, “and Trevor is a good worker.”


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Step to it The Hip Hop Dance Group from Auburn performs at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ international dance extravaganza at Kent’s ShoWare Center last Saturday. More than 1,000 area youth provided a culturally rich and inspiring festival of dances from throughout the world. The multi-stake Mormon dance festival, “Arise and Shine Forth,” invited youth to share goodness and positive influences with their communities.

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A hopeful lament on spiritual transformation, gluten and depression field, wind in my face, you twirling me, lifting me up higher than myself? Is the goal a place to laugh or an ability to understand my desire to cry? What’s with all the question marks; seems like question marks are the fruit of too much gluten. Or is it Doug Bursch

within me, but maybe it’s more. What is the goal of this day? Is there a destination I’m supposed to reach with careful planning and the intentional activation of my will? Or is today simply a place to be, less a journey than a room to abide in? Is it always a race to be won, or could it be an open

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I’m tired because of the gluten, or is it the depression? Did the doughnut bring about this heavy head, or is it the sorrow, the perpetual sorrow of seeing so many refuse you? Or is it my refusal, my refusal to be at peace with who I am and who you are? It seems easy to blame this heavy-hearted sorrow on the rebellions around me or the gluten

depression? I was born into an age that embraced the power of relational math. Through postulations and experimentations we discovered countless self help and community health equations. We married these relational observations with genetic discoveries, cat scans and neuron maps. We learned the rhythms of vacillating dopamine and

serotonin levels. Experts rose up amongst us with relational math and personality postulates guaranteeing meaning, purpose, mental health, and contentment. Everyone has become more proficient in the math, but the problems seem to intensify with each generation. The math looks so good on paper, it sounds so right when proclaimed. There is a logic to all of it. One plus one equals two. Truth plus love equals transformation. However, the practitioners sooner or later learn the dirty little secret behind the math. Over time, they see the divide between proclamation and implementation. They see the chasm between agreeing upon values and implementing values. Here is the truth. I’ve preached many messages to rooms full of head nodders. But the head-nodding did not change the hearer, nor the proclaimer. Instead, I spoke, they listened, and we all continued in our rebellion. The truth did not transform, whether it was remembered or quickly forgotten. Where does transformation ignite? Where does change abide? I find myself back in the world of question marks, long pauses and restless wondering. The Bible is my magic book, but I haven’t yet learned the right incantation to make the rebellion disappear. I

preach freedom but I can hear the rattling of chains. This may be the gluten talking or it could be the depression. Or maybe it’s a revelation of dependence. I cannot escape my entrenched dependence. I need more than knowledge, more than the right words, more than the right environment to bring about change. No, I need the abiding miracle of God’s presence to get inside you, to get inside me. I can only stand so close to you, but I can’t get in you. And you sure as hell can’t get into me. So there is this hopeless divide, this place we cannot enter. The place where transformation begins and ends, the place of God’s abiding. Spirit of God, Spirit who enters and abides. I want to point to you … silently point to you … shout and point to you. There is the power, there is the transformation, there is the reason I will always be so ineffective. No man can take your place, we can only point to and testify to your presence as we abide in this season of endless perpetual grace.

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Auburn’s Alisha “Alley” as casual and formal wear Quigley has been selected segments. Personality is to participate in the Seattle the number one aspect Pageant. that each contestant is Girls qualified for the judged on during different pageant following an apphases of competition. plication and interview Girls compete for prize process. money and speQuigley, 16, will cialty gifts. Young compete for the ladies ages 7-19 Miss Teen Seattle compete in four title June 17 at the different divisions. Rialto Theatre in Seattle winners Tacoma. Quigley, advance to the daughter of Ted national competiQuigley and Laurie tion in Orlando, Quigley Briese, is a sophoFla., where more more at Auburn than $30,000 in Riverside High School. prizes and awards will be Quigley has diverse up for grabs. interests and activities, Through sponsorship, from playing sports to each contestant receives participating in dance. She the necessary training, has attended the Auburn rehearsals and financial Music and Dance since she support. Any business, was 4. She has studied a organization or private wide assortment of dances individual interested in under director Robert sponsoring Quigley may Smith. contact her grandmother, At the pageant, contesDeanna Briese, directly at tants will be judged in an 253-939-2280 or dlbriese@ onstage interview, as well comcast.net.

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Auburn Mountainview High School presented its popular multicultural fair last Friday. The “Whole New World” Spring Celebration featured a school-wide assembly of eight dazzling performances in the school gym. Presented by the Auburn Mountainview Multicultural Club, the program showcased 10 performances involving 150 students, booths, tasty food choices, lunch activities and games.

Top, a group of students representing the Philippines performs a tinikling dance with bamboo poles. Above left, Sonya Pacho and her partner, Moustes Reyes-Madora, move to the steps of the cumbia. Above right, Dunia Kayungu, a junior from the Congo, come dressed for the occasion. Right, Laddi Harmon gives a rousing performance of the bhangra, a ceremonial Indian dance.

Auburn Community Players presents the explosive musical stylings of “Footloose” for six performances at the Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Ave. Show times are 7:30 p.m. June 1-2, 8-9, with 2 p.m. matinees for June 3, 9. The show features the musical stylings of “Footloose”, a favorite of stage and screen. Tickets are $12 regular, $10 students, seniors ($15 and $13 at the door). For tickets, call (253) 9313043 or go online through Brown Paper Tickets at www. auburnwa.gov/arts.

Pacific Ballroom Dance presents “Dance Into The Light”, a showcase of originally choreographed ballroom dances, featuring Washington’s youth ballroom formation teams. The PBD’s eighth annual concert has three performances, with evening shows at 7 on Friday and Saturday at the Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 E. Main St. A 2 p.m. matinee is scheduled for Sunday. The showcase includes the Latin beat of sambas, cha-chas, jives and the Lindy Hop, as well as the drama of a tango and a Paso-Doble. Tickets are $15 for the evening shows, $12 for the matinee. For more information or to order tickets, visit www. pacificballroom.org.

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Former Enumclaw coach takes over Raven girls hoop team Former Enumclaw girls basketball coach and teacher Tim Nelson will replace Terry Johnson as the head of the Auburn Riverside girls basketball program. Nelson had a successful tenure as coach at Enumclaw, where his teams qualified for state six out of seven years, placing second in 1998. Nelson takes over a Raven program that has won three state championships in the past six years. Contact and submissions: Shawn Skager sskager@auburn-reporter.com or 253.833.0218 ext. 5054

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Riverside girls second at 4A state meet By SHAWN SKAGER sskager@auburn-reporter.com

Juniors Brandi Williams and Rachel O’Neil provided the fuel to drive the Raven girls to a second-place team finish at the Washington State Girls 4A Track and Field Championships this past weekend at Mount Tahoma Stadium in Tacoma. The Raven girls – who edged out Curtis by a point for the district title on May 19 – were repaid at state by the Vikings, who grabbed the 4A title, scoring 62 points to Auburn Riverside’s 55. O’Neil notched a first-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles with a 15.02-second time, just edging out Chiawana senior Sadie Sparks, who finished with a 15.04. Williams, who won the long jump title last year, repeated with a 19 feet, 6.5 inch jump. “It was exciting because it

Zadneprovskiy keys Ravens’ 7th-place finish at state finals By SHAWN SKAGER sskager@auburn-reporter.com

Junior Brandi Williams, middle, jets toward the finish line in the state girls 4A 100-meter finals. Rachel Ciampi, Auburn Reporter was a PR (personal record),” Williams said. “I’m hoping to go 20 (feet) soon, hopefully by this summer, but definitely by next year.” Williams’ winning jump is 3.75 inches farther than her

previous best of 19-3.75, set at the South Puget Sound League 4A meet on May 9. Williams added a secondplace finish in the 100 with a

Auburn Riverside senior Andrey Zadneprovskiy had the crowd buzzing at the state 4A track and field championships. On Friday, Zadneprovskiy had captured the 110-meter hurdles title with a 14.69-second finish and taken fifth in the high jump with a leap of 6 feet, 4 inches at Tacoma’s Mount Tahoma Stadium. Coming into Saturday’s 300 hurdle finals, Zadneprovskiy had the sixth-fastest preliminary time, 39.53, more than a second off the quickest qualifying time of 38.40. [ more boys track page 14 ]

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Records fall for Lion girls By SHAWN SKAGER sskager@auburn-reporter.com

Although the Auburn Mountainview girls track and field team did not grab any state titles at the state 3A championship last weekend at Tacoma, the Lions delivered several

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Throwers pace Lion boys at state meet By SHAWN SKAGER sskager@auburn-reporter

The Auburn Mountainview boys track and field team got a big day from throwers William Mack and Nicholas Aumua at the state 3A meet last weekend at Mount Tahoma Stadium in Tacoma. “Overall we did very well at state,” said Lions coach Joel MacDougall. “Our two throwers were the biggest surprise.” Mack expected to do well. The 6-foot-1, 238-pound senior took the district title the week before with a personal-best mark of 158 feet, 8 inches. He went on to snag second at state with a throw of 155-8. “Willy finished up an outstanding career,” MacDougall said. A big surprise was Aumua’s third-place finish. The 6-2, 235-pound junior threw 1531, nine feet farther than his previous best. “I was most proud of the fact that while other competitors did not have their best day throwing, Nick and Willy stepped up when it mattered the most,” MacDougall said.

“That’s what this competition was all about. It’s a nice testament to their attitudes, their competitiveness and also how well our throws coach, Andrew Stranack, prepared them.” Hanford’s Cody Quinton was first in the discus with a mark of 160-2. Also placing for the Auburn Mountainview boys was senior Shaddye Melu, who was sixth in the 400 meters with a school-record 50.01 seconds. Foss’ Marcus Chambers won with a time of 47.36. Melu also finished fifth in the high jump at 6-4. “(Melu) was hampered by the fact he had to run the 400 meters right in the middle of the competition,” MacDougall said. “He was jumping so well, but once he finished the 400, his legs were spent. I really think he could have won.” University’s Eddie Gonzalez took the high jump at 6-6, which is Melu’s personal-best effort. The Lions finished tied for 13th with Timberline with 21 points. Bellevue won the boys title with 65 points.

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Auburn Mountainview seniors Austin Geiger and Kelly Campbell ended their prep careers by delivering a third-place finish at the Washington State Boys 3A Golf Championships this past week at Spokane’s Indian Canyon Golf Course.

Geiger notched a 10thplace finish with a tworound 149 on the par-72 course. Campbell, who will play golf for Washington State University next season, was 11th with a two-round 150. Lion freshman Griffin Lamb chipped in with a 23rd-place 156.

The Washington State 3A individual title winner was Juanita’s Frank Garber, who had a 135. As a team, Auburn Mountainview notched 79 team points to finish behind second-place Mt. Spokane (94) and state champion Southridge (96). In the 4A competition at Spokane’s Hangman

Valley Golf Course, junior Nolan Cull finished in a three-way tie for 15th with a two-round 157 on the par-72 course. Jackson’s Kyle Cornett won the 4A tourney was with a 145. Kamiak won he team competition with 92 points. Mount Spokane was second with 94 points.

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Auburn Mountainview senior Maggie Henderson wrapped up her prep tennis career this weekend at the Washington State Girls 3A Tennis Tournament in the Tri-Cities. Henderson, who competed in the doubles competition with her older

[ Ravens from page 12 ] a 12.24 time, a little more than a second slower than the 12.11 personal best she set in the state prelims. “It feels really good,” Williams said. “I got a really good start, powered out the blocks and just ran my hardest to the

sister, Molly Henderson, as a freshman and sophomore then as the Lions’ No. 1 singles player for the past two years, went 1-2 in the tourney. Henderson won her opening match against Shea Wojciehowski of Lakeside 7-6 (7-3), 6-2, before falling to the eventual state champion, Nora Tan from Mercer

Island, 6-1, 6-0 in the second round. In the consolation brackets Henderson fell 6-4, 6-2 to Meera Limaye of Shorecrest. Also competing in the 3A tourney was the Auburn Mountainview doubles team of seniors Alicia Jow and Nichola Usher, who went 0-2. In the 4A girls competi-

tion Auburn sophomore and No. 1 singles player Lauren Thornquist was 0-2. In the 4A boys competition, Auburn Riverside’s doubles team of seniors Jarad Schraeder and Dylan Vickers went 1-2, winning their second-round consolation bracket match against Kamiak’s Andrew Lee and Dominic Lee 6-4, 4-6, 6-4.

finish.” Curtis’ Kennadi Bouyer was first in the 100 with a 12.10. Williams also finished third with a 25.13 in the 200, which Bouyer won with a 24.95. Also placing for Auburn Riverside was sophomore Brittni Williams, who was sixth in

the long jump with an 18-00, and senior Ali Rodseth, seventh in the long jump with a 17-09. Rodseth, who will compete at the University of Arizona next year, also finished fourth in the triple jump with a 36-08. In the distance events, senior Rachel Atwood capped her prep career

with a third-place finish in the 3,200 with a 10:54.57. The Montana State-bound Atwood also grabbed seventh in the mile with a 5:07.62. In the 400 relay the Raven girls team of Atwood, O’Neil, Brandi Williams and Brittni Williams, finished sixth with a 49.89.

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puts you on a high.” Also placing for the Auburn Riverside boys was senior Kory Krotzer, who finished fourth in the 1,600 with a 4:11.72 and 14th in the 3,200 with a 9:35.07. The Auburn Riverside boys finished seventh in the 4A field with 27 points. Gig Harbor finished first with 62 points. ALSO: Auburn senior Allen Malone capped his prep career with a sixth-place finish in the 100. His time was 11.21. Auburn tied for 40th with three points.

[ lions from page 12] finish, posting a 49.27-second finish in the finals. In the preliminaries, the foursome posted their best time of the season, 48.67, breaking the school record. “Our girls ran as well as I could expect,” coach Joel MacDougall said. “They came up just short to a really fast Kamiakin team, but still broke our school record. Again, they just stepped up when it mattered. “As a coach, I was really excited to see them all come together like that.” Kamiakin won the event with a time of 48.42. Lombardo also broke two school records in the sprints. She finished third in the 100 and 200, with times of 12.29

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Margaret was born in the fall of 1918 and passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 27, 2012 at the family home. Margaret was a fantastic wife and wonderful mother, she was a great cook and had superb organizational skill. Cleanliness was Job #1. She loved working in the yard, always happy to see new growth and new blooms. Margaret enjoyed knitting, sewing, and watching the hummingbirds in the backyard feeder. She liked keeping the tradition of going to church every Sunday and obeying the 10 Commandments, not just 5 or 6 of them. She was a member of the St. Anne’s Guild. She played bridge for many years with many close friends and cherished all the memories. Her husband John predeceased her in 1970. Being with family made her day. She was always proud of her sons. Survivors are Dennis and Kevin Sheehan, sister Germaine, brother Ronald and numerous family members. A Rosary will be said at Holy Family Catholic Church, 17th St SE, Auburn at 7:00 pm Monday, June 4th; and a Celebratory Funeral Mass will be on Tuesday, June 5th at Holy Family Catholic Church. Donations can be made to Catholic Community Services or St.Vincent De Paul. 630958

Jessica Scholl

Jessica Scholl was born on December 28, 1994 and was tragically taken from us on Friday, May 25, 2012. Jessica is survived by parents, Douglas and Stephanie Sumida Scholl; grandparents, William and Phoebe Robins; grandparents, Stanford and Sumiko Sumida; greatgrandparents, Hisato and Haruko Miki; Aunts, Billie Jo Scholl Sennert (Dennis), Shannon Scholl Sorenson (John Brazeau), and Shannon Sumida Harvey (Paul); and cousins, Shannon Marie Scholl, Zachary and Nicholas Sorenson, and Elizabeth and Brett Harvey. Jessica also had numerous relatives who knew and loved her in Washington, Idaho, Nevada, California, and Hawaii. Jessica will be remembered for her beautiful smile, her caring nature, and her love for family and friends. Jessica’s Memorial Service will be held in the auditorium at Lindbergh High School (16426 128th Ave Southeast, Renton, WA 98058) on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 1:00 pm. Jessica has not been returned to the family, so in lieu of flowers, the “Jessica Scholl Memorial Fund” has been set up at BECU. A portion will be donated to support domestic or teen violence victim programs in Renton. Sympathy cards may be sent to Douglas and Stephanie Scholl at P.O. Box 1942; Auburn, WA 98071-1942. 631128

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and 25.52, respectively. Juanita’s Alanna Coker took the 100 in 12.19, and the 200 title went to Kamiakin’s Ellie Heiden with a 25.03. “Erika was Erika,” MacDougall said. “She finished her career with us as the school record holder in the 100, 200 and 400, and the 400, 800 and 1,600 relays. We will miss her tremendously. She has set an example of what working hard can do for you.” Echols finished fifth in the 100 hurdles with a 15.84 time. Cecelia Jackson of Holy Names Academy won the event in 14.64. The Lions finished tied for ninth with Camas with 24 points. Kamiakin captured the state title with 85 points.

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“I just came out strong and hard. I just focused on myself and no one else in the race.” That single-mindedness served him well. Zadneprovskiy posted a personal-best 38.40 to take home second place. Zadneprovskiy called his 300 hurdle finish the highlight of his prep career. “This is amazing, this is a true blessing,” he said. “This is why we run, this why all these athletes are here. I’m just happy I’m here and that everybody else is happy. It

Auburn School District No. 408 915 Fourth Street Northeast Auburn WA 98002 LEGAL NOTICE BUDGET HEARING The Board of Directors of Auburn School District No. 408, Auburn, Washington, has completed the Auburn School District General Fund, Capital Projects Fund, Transportation Vehicle Fund, Associated Student Body Fund and Debt Service Fund budgets for the 201213 Fiscal Year. The Board of Directors will meet on Monday, June 11, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. at the James P. Fugate Administration Center for the purpose of hearing, fixing, and adopting the General Fund, Capital Projects Fund, Transportation Vehicle Fund, Associated Student Body Fund and Debt Service Fund budgets for the 2012-13 Fiscal Year. Any taxpayer may appear at this meeting and be heard for or against the budgets. BOARD OF DIRECTORS AUBURN SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 408 Michael Newman Deputy Superintendent Published in Auburn Reporter on June 1, 2012 and June 8, 2012. #627566. KING COUNTY DEPT. OF DEVELOPMENT & ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES (DDES) 900 Oakesdale Ave SW, Renton, WA 98057-5212 NOTICE OF BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION REQUEST: Building Permit File: B12C0034 Applicant: AT&T c/o Sunny Ausink Location: 3014 S 320th St Federal Way Proposal: Replace 3 antennas, add 6 remote radio heads,1 Raycap Squid, & 1 GPS antenna w/new equip. mounted w/exist. equip. area SEPA Contact: Mark Mitchell 206-296-7119 COMMENT PROCEDURES: DDES will issue an environmental determination on this application following a 21-day comment period that ends on July 2, 2012. Written comments and additional information can be obtained by contacting the SEPA Project Manager at the phone number listed above Published in Auburn Reporter on June 1, 2012. #629995.

NOTICE OF ISSUANCE DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE Auburn Park-and-Ride Property Sale On June 1, 2012, King County’s Metro Transit Division, Department of Transportation, issued a SEPA Determination of Nonsignificance for the Auburn Park-and-Ride Property Sale. The project includes the sale of a 5.4 acre portion of the Auburn Park-and-Ride Lot at 101 15th St. NE in Auburn, Washington. Metro has determined that the 5.4 acre area is surplus to its needs. The City of Auburn intends to purchase the property for airport-related uses, and there will be subsequent adjustments to the park-and-ride lot to accommodate the change (minor adjustments to landscaping, curbs, lighting, striping, and fencing). King County Metro Transit will have access easements on the property to be sold and will continue to own and operate the remaining 2.9 acres for park-andride use with a capacity of about 240 stalls which is sufficient for the maximum use observed at the lot over the past several years. DATE OF ISSUANCE: June 1, 2012 END OF COMMENT PERIOD: June 15, 2012 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary Kriedt, Senior Environmental Planner, (206) 684-1166, gary.kriedt@kingcounty.gov. ADDRESS COMMENTS TO: Gary Kriedt, Senior Environmental Planner King County Transit Division Real Estate/Land Use/ Environmental Planning 201 South Jackson Street, MS KSC-TR-0431 Seattle, Washington 98104-3856 Published in Auburn Reporter on June 1, 2012. #631288.

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CALENDAR Events Auburn Tourism: For special events in the Auburn area, visit the website: www.auburntourism.com. Be A Leader Teen Summit: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., June 2, Auburn Valley Y, 1620 Perimeter Road. A day for teens to discover their path. Workshops, speakers, music, raffles, prizes and fun activities are spread throughout the day. Lunch, snacks provided. Cost: $25 for members, $30 non-members. For more information, visit www.seattleymca.org. Auburn Valley Y Father/Daughter Dance: 5:30 p.m., June 3, The Rainier Room, above OddFellas, 102 W Main St. Spend an enchanted evening with their little princesses at the Y’s Fairy Tale NightFather/Daughter Dance. Enjoy music, dancing, light snacks, beverages and more. Couples will receive a complimentary photo. Registration is required and space is limited. Cost: $28 - 48 (per couple). For more information or to register, visit www.auburnvalleyymca.org. All High School Drags: 9 a.m., June 9, Pacific Raceways, 31001 144th Ave SE, Kent. One of the largest single-day high school drag races on the West Coast. Presented by Primus International, Pep Boys Service & Tire Centers, Green River Community College and Bracketstars. On the line will be scholarships from GRCC’s Trades Division, bragging rights, and the chance to race an NHRA professional racer at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals in August. Racers under 18 must have a signed parent permission form available at www.pacificraceways. com. General Admission: $15 for persons 15 and older; $10 admission with ASB Card; juniors $5; kids 6 and under are free;$5 charge for VIP spectator parking in the pits or free parking in Lot A. KidsDay: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 22, Les Gove Park, 1005 12th St., Auburn. Live entertainment, inflatable rides, arts and crafts, face painting, more than 70 activity and information booths, miniature golf, free bike helmet fittings and bike helmet sales, go-cart rides, pony rides, food concessions. Free to the public. Presented by the City of Auburn. Sponsors include Radio Disney AM 1250, Fred Meyer Stores, and Seattle Children’s. Auburn Valley Y Super Hero Training: 2 p.m., June 23, Auburn Valley Y, 1620 Perimeter Road SW. Calling all superheroes. The world needs your help. Use your super-strength and skills to catch the villain and defeat the obstacle course. Come dressed as your favorite super hero (sidekicks welcome). Cost: $1224. Register at www.auburnvalleyymca.org. Veggie Car Races: 1-4 p.m., June 30, Mary Olson Farm, 28728 Green River Road, Auburn. Gentleman start your turnips. Kids can build race cars out of vegetables and watch as they zoom down an inclined track. Free event. For more information, visit wrvmuseum.org. Auburn Sidewalk Sale: July 20-22, downtown Auburn. Organizers looking for musicians. Casual venue and strolling musicians welcomed. For information call 253-833-2750 and ask for John. Also offering free booths to any Auburn business. If interested, call 253-709-0000. For more information about the Sidewalk Sale, please attend a mixer, open to Auburn businesses, at 6-7:30 p.m., June 7, the Rainbow Cafe’s banquet room, 112 E. Main St.

Cascade Water Alliance recently announced that the Lake Tapps refill is complete and the lake has reached an approximate elevation of 542.5 to 542.7 feet. It is expected to remain there for the rest of the recreation season. For more information, visit www. cascadewater.org.

Births Auburn Regional Medical Center COLEMAN/KARTES Kaylin and Paul, girl, May 14 NAVARRETE-CHAUTECO Reyna, girl, May 10 PULSIFER/LOZIER Nova and Darrell, girl, May 5 SHAPANUS Alyxandra and Anthony, girl, May 3

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Algona Days: 5-9 p.m., July 20; 10 a.m.-6 p.m., July 21, Matchett Park, 402 Warde St., Algona. Vendors needed. Outdoor movie, entertainment, games, a train ride and other activities are planned. Cost for a booth is $35 or $50 if electricity is needed. Call 253-833-2897 for an application. Algona Days 3on3 Basketball Tournament: July 21-22, Matchett Park, 402 Warde St., Algona. Presented by the City of Algona, in partnership with the Auburn Valley Y. Age divisions are: elementary boys (ages 8-9, 10-11); elementary girls (8-9, 1011); teen boys (12-14, 15-18) and teen girls (12-14, 15-18). Cost is $65 per team. All teams will play a minimum of three games. Algona residents and Auburn Valley Y members will receive a $15 discount. For more information, contact Shawniene Kaufman, Auburn Valley Y, at 253-876-7561 or skaufman@ seattleymca.org; or Kevin Caviezel, City of Algona, at 253-833-2897 or kevinc@algonawa.gov

Benefits Domestic Violence Task Force Community Yard Sale: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., June 2, Grace Community Church parking lot, 1320 Auburn Way S. Proceeds benefit Survivors of Domestic Violence & Humane Society. Please bring gently used items to the church after 3 p.m. June 1. Donations are tax deductible. Fore more information, call 253-931-3072 , email sdavid@ auburnwa.gov or visit www.ccradv.org. Rainier Middle School PTA Community Yard/ Craft Sale and Used Book Sale: 8 a.m-4 p.m., June 2, Rainier Middle School, 30620 116th Ave. SE. Auburn. Presented by the school’s PTA, in conjunction with the City of Auburn Garage Sale weekend. For more information, call Matthew Kwartin at 253332-5861.

Health Cascade Regional Blood Center drives: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., June 2, Albertsons, 4010 A St. SE; 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., June 8, Gordon Trucking/Valley Freightliner, 151 Stewart Road SW, Pacific; 10 a.m.12:30 p.m., June 14, Costco Wholesale, 1802 M St. NW; 1-5 p.m., June 21-22, Washington Conference of Seventh-day Adventist, 5000 Auburn Way S. For more information, call 1-877-242-5663 or visit www. crbs.net/home. Puget Sound Blood Center drives: 12:30-3:30 p.m., June 12, GSA, 400 15th St. SW; 8:30-11 a.m., June 12, Aero Controls Inc., 1610 20th St. NW; 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-5 p.m., June 13, Social Security, 1901 C St. SW, Auburn; 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-5 p.m., June 15, Auburn Regional Medical Center, Plaza 1, 202 N. Division St.; 9-11 a.m., noon-3 p.m., June 21, Auburn City Hall, 25 W. Main Set; 9-11 a.m., noon3 p.m., June 22, Ohl, 2202 Perimeter Road, No. 101. For more information, call 253-945-8667 or please visit www.psbc.org.

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Auburn Police Department Citizen’s Academy: All classes meet at the Auburn Police Department, 340 E. Main St. The academy is open to any Auburn citizen, 18 years or older. Applications are available on the City of Auburn website. For more information,

Deaths Obituary list, Public Health – Seattle and King County vital statistics AUBURN AREA Bardsley, Joan D., 74, May 16 Beneveds, Judith, 65, May 17 Boggio, Bruce J., 64, April 29 Burson, Maxine M., 92, May 14 Carmel, Rita, 66, May 18 Christiansen, Marjorie E., 98, May 18 Cochran, David R., 67, April 27 Connelly, William T., 95, May 8 Coty, Richard D., 41, April 26 Einhaus, Bonnie M., 69, May 16 Ellingson, Elizabeth A., 83, May 10 Farney, Francis R., 88, May 1 Fore, Maxine L., 84, May 11 Garcia, Dominga A., 38, April 27 Girello, Paul D., 58, May 10 Gregory, Helen M., 76, April 26 Griesbach Jr., Frederick, 52, April 27

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Clubs Striped Water Poets: Meet every Tuesday, 7- 9 p.m., at Auburn City Hall, 25 W. Main St. A roundtable critique and welcoming of new poets.

Network Auburn Area Chamber “Connecting for Success” Networking Breakfast: 8-9 a.m., the first Wednesday of every month. Sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce. Cost: $5, includes continental breakfast. Auburn Area Chamber Board Room, 108 S. Division, Suite B. 253-833-0700. Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce Partnership Luncheon: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., the third Tuesday of every month, Emerald Downs, Emerald Room (fourth floor), 2300 Emerald Downs Drive. Register online through the chamber.

Seniors Auburn Senior Activity Center, 808 Ninth St. SE. 253-931-3016 or www.auburnwa.gov. Senior activities include: • Senior Coffee Hours with the Mayor and Councilmembers: 10-11 a.m. the second Thursday of the month. • Lunch: Monday-Friday, Salad bar begins at 11:30, Main meal is served at noon. Cost: $3 donation for ages 60 and over, $5.75 for those younger than 60. • Movie Screenings: Wednesdays, 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. 50 cent suggested donation for refreshments. • Monday Supper Club: 4:45-6 p.m. One Monday a month. Call 253-931-3016 for date and menu. Cost: $6 for all ages. • Meals on Wheels: Senior services’ program offers home-delivered meals to home-bound seniors. For more information, call the center at 253-931-3016.

Entertainment Pacific Ballroom Dance, “Dance Into The Light”: 7 p.m., June 1-2; 2 p.m. June 2, Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 E. Main St. A showcase of originally choreographed ballroom dances, featuring Washington’s youth ballroom formation teams. The showcase includes the Latin beat of sambas, chachas, jives and the Lindy Hop, as well as the drama of a tango and a Paso-Doble. Dancers will waltz across the floor, others will show off the foxtrot and quickstep and share the romantic dance of love, the rumba. Tickets: $15 for the evening shows, $12 for the matinee. For tickets, visit www.pacificballroom.org. “Footloose”: 7:30 p.m., June 1, 2, 8, 9; 2 p.m., June 3, 9, Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Ave. Presented by the Auburn Community Players. Tickets: $12 regular, $10 students, seniors ($15 and $13 at the door). Call 253-931-3043, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or online through Brown Paper Tickets at www.auburnwa.gov/arts. Harmony Kings’ 51st annul show, “I Believe in Music”: 7 p.m., June 9; 2 p.m. June 10, Auburn

Harris, Philip R., 89, May 14 Harrison, Chris M., 56, May 12 Hembree, Alice M., 61, April 25 Hendrix, Steven D., 64, May 8 Hettel, Wallace E., 54, May 12 Hoyes, Joyce C., 88, Apri 26 Johns, Walter M., 76, April 29 Kadyrov, Leyla, infant, May 4 Kunkle, Gary D., 64, April 3 Lippert, Walter A., 81, April 25 Lohman, Lindsey W., 88, May 7 Lohse, Dorothy I., 84, April 28 Moss, Brenda F., 71, May 2 Norris, Carol A., 70, April 30 Olson, Sharee B., 71, May 4 Richmond, Douglas K., 62, May 17 Russell, Janice H., 78, May 5 VanBuskirk, Brady L., 24, May 11 Vervake, Robert A., 57, April 24 Saili, Fuesia A., 44, April 25 Spear, James R., 60, April 28 Trentman, Paul J., 73, May 8 Wilder, Larry E., 73, April 28

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The Auburn International Farmers Market officially opens its fourth season June 10. The market, at the Auburn Sound Transit Plaza, 23 A St. SW, will be open 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Sundays, though Sept. 23. It will feature more than 40 vendors offering a variety of fresh, locally-grown, farm-based foods, hand-crafted items and free performances. For more information, visit www.auburnfarmersmarket.org. REPORTER FILE PHOTO.

Performing Arts Center, 700 E. Main St. Special guests Northwest Vocal Project, Jet Cities Chorus (SAI) the Town Squires Quartet and the Auburn Mountainview High School A Cappella Choir. Tickets: $18 adults, $5 for ages 18 and under. For more information, visit www.harmonykings.org. June Comedy at the Ave: 7:30 p.m., June 16, Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn, Ave. Once a month the Auburn Ave Theater presents three comedians in one night. Tickets: $17, $15. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, MondayThursday, 8 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m.-noon, or online at www.brownpapertickets.com. Poetry at The Station Bistro: 7-10 p.m., first Mondays of each month, Bistro, 110 Second St. SW, Suite 125, Auburn. Poets featured at the open mic venue. Presented by The Station Bistro, the Northwest Renaissance, Auburn Striped Water Poets. Event is free. Open to poets of every age and skill level. For more information, contact mcbreenpost@aol.com. Zola’s Cafe: Live music every Friday, 7-9 p.m., 402 E. Main St., Suite 120. For information, contact Sonia Kessler at the cafe at 253-333-9652.

Reunions Auburn High School Class of ‘82: July 27-29. For times, locations, events, visit www.ahs1982reunion. com. Program: July 27: Graduates gather at BB Magraws, 440 16th St. NE, Auburn, for food, drink and fun. Arrive early and stay late. Saturday: Main event gala, The Field House, Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. SE, from 6 p.m.-midnight. Sunday: Graduates and families come together at Auburn’s Sunset Park, 1306 69th St SE, beginning at 11 a.m., for an old-fashioned picnic. Auburn High School Class of ‘72: 6-11 p.m., Aug. 18, Green River Community College, 12401 SE 320th St., Auburn. Relaxed, casual evening as classsmates reconnect with old friends, share laughs and rekindle memories. Cost: $60 per person, For more information, contact Jon Peninger at 253-631-0818 or auburn72@comcast.net, or visit www.auburn72reunion.info.

Dance Children’s Dance Theater: Visit www.auburnchildrensdancetheater.com or call 253-887-8937 for program information. New location at 122 W. Main St. Auburn Dance Academy: Visit www.auburndanceccademy.com or call 253-833-1891 for program information. The academy is located at 1811 Howard Road, Suite 100.

Museums White River Valley Museum: Events: Explore the historic world of moving massive materials to market in the new exhibit. Rails to Sails, Tracking the Sound’s Industry Boom from Shore to Ship, on display from April 25-July 29. From the earliest days, the extractive industries of logging, mining and agriculture needed to expand their markets beyond the Puget Sound region to sustain or grow their operations. When railroads became available products could be shipped to one of the deep-water ports on Puget Sound and then sail to markets worldwide. Museum located at 918 H St. SE, Auburn. Regular admission: $2 adults, $1 seniors and children. Admission is free on Wednesdays and the fourth Sunday of the month. Call 253-288-7433 or visit www.wrvmuseum.org for tickets and event information.

Galleries Auburn City Hall: June exhibit: David McCrae and Janice Wagner. McCrae’s artwork captures a transitory moment with his digital photography. Wagner renders natural forms and collectable art objects in exacting realism. Gallery is located a t 25 W. Main St. Admission is free. Hours: 8 a.m.5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. 253-931-3043 or www. auburnwa.gov.

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The Bainbridge Island Review, a weekly community newspaper located in western Washington state, is accepting applications for a parttime general assignment Reporter. The ideal can206-255-9688 didate will have solid reporting and writing skills, Need extra cash? Place have up-to-date knowlyour classiďŹ ed ad today! edge of the AP StyleCall 1-800-388-2527 or book, be able to shoot Go online 24 hours a photos and video, be day www.nw-ads.com. able to use InDesign, and contribute to staff blogs and Web updates. Employment We offer vacation and General sick leave, and paid holidays. If you have a passion for community news CARRIER reporting and a desire to work in an ambitious, dyROUTES n a m i c n ew s r o o m , we AVAILABLE want to hear from you. E.O.E. Email your resume, cover letter and IN YOUR up to 5 non-returnable AREA writing, photo and video samples to hr@soundpublishing.com Call Today Or mail to BIRREP/HR Dept., 1-253-872-6610 Sound Publishing, ADVERTISING SALES 19351 8th Ave. NE, CONSULTANT Suite 106, Poulsbo, Sound Publishing, Inc. WA 98370. has an immediate opening for an Adver tising Employment Sales Consultant at the Transportation/Drivers Maple Valley/Covington Repor ter office. The D R I V E R S - - F l ex i bl e ideal candidate will dem- hometime. Full or Partonstrate strong interper- t i m e. M o d e r n Tr u ck s. sonal skills, both written Local Orientation. Quarand oral, and have ex- terly Safety Bonus. Sincellent communications g l e S o u r c e D i s p a t c h . skills. Ideal candidates Requires 3 months remust be motivated and cent experience. 800take the initiative to sell 414-9569 www.drivekmultiple media products, night.com including on-line adver- NEW TO TRUCKING?. tising, special products, Your new career starts work with existing cus- now! * $0 Tuition Cost * tomers and find ways to No Credit Check * Great grow sales and income Pay & Benefits Shor t with new prospective cli- e m p l oy m e n t c o m m i t ents. Print media expe- ment required Call 866rience is a definite asset. 3 0 6 - 4 1 1 5 Must be computer-profi- www.joinCRST.com cient at Word, Excel, and utilizing the Internet. Business Position requires use of Opportunities personal cell phone and vehicle, possession of Earn up to $150 per day valid WA State Driver’s Un de rcove r Sh op pe rs License and proof of ac- Needed to Judge Retail tive vehicle insurance. & Dining Establishments Compensation includes Experience Not Required salary plus commission. C a l l N o w 1 - 8 8 8 - 8 9 1 Sound Publishing is an 4244 Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a com- Make Up To $2,000.00+ petitive benefits package Per Week! New Credit including health insu- Card Ready Drink-Snack rance, 401K, paid vaca- Vending Machines. Minit i o n , h o l i d ay s a n d a mum $4K to $40K+ Ingreat work environment. vestment Required. LoWe recognize that the cations Available. BBB key to our success lies A c c r e d i t e d B u s i n e s s . in the abilities, diversity (800) 962-9189 and vision of our employees. Women and Schools & Training minorities are encouraged to apply. If you are AIRLINES ARE HIRINGcustomer-dr iven, suc- Train for hands on Aviacess-oriented, self-moti- tion Maintenance Career. vated, well organized FAA approved program. and have the ability to Financial aid if qualifiedthink outside the box, Housing available. CALL then we want to hear Aviation Institute of Mainfrom you! Please email tenance (877)818-0783 us your cover letter and ATTEND COLLEGE ONresume to: hreast@soundpublishing.com LINE from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Criminal or mail to: Sound Publishing, Inc., Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer 19426 68th Avenue S. available. Financial Aid Kent, WA 98032, if qualified. SCHEV certiATTN: HR/CMV. fied. Call 800-488-0386 No calls or personal www.CenturaOnline.com visits please.

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REPORTER Reporter sought for staff opening with the Peninsula Daily News, a sixday newspaper on Washington’s beautiful North Olympic Peninsula that includes the cities of Por t Angeles, Sequim, P o r t To w n s e n d a n d Forks (yes, the “Twilight� Forks, but no vampires or werewolves). Bring your experience from a weekly or small daily -from the first day, you’ll be able to show off the writing and photography skills you’ve already acquired while sharpening your talent with the help o f ve t e ra n n ew s r o o m leaders. This is a general assignment reporting position in our Port Angeles office in which being a self-starter must be demonstrated through professional experience. Port Angeles-based Peninsula Daily News, circulation 16,000 daily and 15,000 Sunday (plus a website getting up to one million hits a month), publishes separate editions for Clallam and Jefferson counties. Check out the PDN at w w w. p e n i n s u l a d a i l y news.com and the beauty and recreational oppor tunities at http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/section/pdntabs#vizguide. In-person visit and tryout are required, so Washington/Northwest applicants given preference. Send cover letter, resume and five best writi n g a n d p h o t o g r a p hy clips to Leah Leach, managing editor/news, P.O. Box 1330, 305 W. First St., Port Angeles, WA 9 8 3 6 2 , o r e m a i l leah.leach@peninsuladailynews.com. REPORTER The Central Kitsap Reporter in Silverdale, WA is seeking a general assignment reporter with writing experience and photography skills. Join a four-person newsroom in a position that is prim a r i l y b e a t c ove ra g e and secondarily generalassignment coverage of a city, an Urban Growth Area, county gover nment and naval base. Coverage stretches from the deeply rural to the “other Washington� in scope. News, narrative features and photography are at the center of the job. Applicants must b e a bl e t o wo r k i n a team-oriented deadline driven environment, display excellent wr iting skills, have a knowledge of community news and be able to compose articles on multiple topics. This is a full-time position and includes excellent benefits, paid vacation, sick and holidays. Please send resume with cover letter, 3 or more non-retur nable clips in PDF or Text format and references to hr@soundpublishing.com or mail to: CKRREP/HR Sound Publishing, Inc. 19351 8th Ave. NE, Suite 106 Poulsbo, WA 98370

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RETAIL SALES MANAGER Are you a dynamic, professional individual with innovative ideas and experience in building business and increasing profits? Then we are interested in you! Sound Publishing, Inc. is currently seeking an experienced retail sales manager to lead a talented staff focused on growing revenue, building business relationships, creating innovative ad strategies and strengthening an already strong brand. This position will manage our Courier Herald publications in E n u m c l a w, B o n n e y Lake, and Sumner. The individual must possess strong leadership skills, b e a n e f fe c t i ve t e a m builder and display a commitment to multiplatform audience development. This position requires an accomplished manager who desires to work with a strong advertising team in a high quality market. The retail sales manager will report to the Vice President of East Sound Newspaper Operations. Responsibilities: Build relationships with key adver tisers, helping them meet their goals and grow their business; direct retail sales and service functions for online, and core products; train, motivate, recruit and develop a creative and energetic sales force; mentor strong and experienced sales staffers in retail advertising; and work with the Vice President to develop and implement strategic goals. Qualifications: Minimu m o f t h r e e t o f i ve years of newspaper advertising experience, to include at least two years managerial experience is required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. A successful track record of growing market revenue share with a proven record of developing and positioning strategic plans, which have resulted in increased sales and profitability. Must be a proven leader who is able to build a strong team and alliances. Must possess excellent communication skills (written, verbal, interpersonal, and presentation) with the ability to influence clients, peers and other appropriate audiences. Strong managerial skills (selecting and developing talent, coaching, and teambuilding) and the confidence to challenge the status quo in a professional manner are essential. We are an Equal Employment Oppor tunity Employer and recognize that the key to our success lies in the abilities, diversity and vision of our employees. Women and minorities are enc o u r a g e d t o a p p l y. Please email resume and cover letter to hreast@soundpublishing.com

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[18] June 01, 2012 Garage/Moving Sales King County AUBURN

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L A K E W I N T E RWO O D Community 2 day garage sale! 100 plus homes in neighborhood, many homes participating! Friday & Saturday, June 1 st and 2 nd from 9am- 4pm. Take CovingFEDERAL WAY ton Sawyer Road to I T A L L G O E S ! M u l t i 181st, follow the signs. family! House hold, 2001 M u s t a n g , 1 6 ’ F o u r Think Inside the Box Winns power boat, 2000 American horse trailer (2 Advertise in your horse), tack, beautifully local community carved CA king sleigh newspaper and on bed, furniture & more! Sat, 10am- 6pm, 316 th / the web with just one phone call. Military Rd. Cash only.

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TWO FAMILY Garage S a l e i n Tw i n L a k e s , 3748 SW 319th Street. 7 piece dining room set with leaves, Elliptical, oak dresser, desk, bar stools, twin oak bed, Christmas decorations, clothing and much more. If you need it, we have it. This Friday and Saturday, June 1st- 2nd, 8am to 4pm both days. RENTON

ANNUAL Tapps Island Garage Sales. Saturday & Sunday, June 2nd 3rd 9am - 5pm. 250 plus h o m e s . L a k e Ta p p s 98391. $5 fee per car on Saturday

Orting

Multi Family Garage Sale

Friday- Sunday, June 1st, 2nd & 3rd 8AM-5PM! 1601 Riddell Ave NE (River’s Edge Development). Follow signs from Hwy 162. Housewares, clothes men’s clothes size XXL, plus size women’s clothes, tools, decor.... A little bit of everything!

River’s Edge

No need to rush. We’ll still be here.

SPRING SALE, Cedar River Cour t, Saturday, June 9th, 9am to 4pm, S u n d a y, J u n e 1 0 t h , Noon to 3pm. 130 Main Avenue South, Renton, 98057. Furniture, household items, small appliances, clothing, crafts, bakery goods, jewelry, books, special candles, scented oils and much m o r e . S o m e t h i n g fo r everyone! Cookies and coffee ser ved while shopping. No ear lies, cash only. Look for the Smiley Face signs.

Estate Sales

Neighborhood Garage Sale in Orting Saturday, 6/2/12 & Sunday, 6/3/12 9AM-4PM From Hwy 410 W take the WA-162 E Orting/ Sumner Exit turn Left and follow Hwy 162 for @ 8 miles

www.nw-ads.com Automobiles Classics & Collectibles

Automobiles Mercedes-Benz

LAKE TAPPS

ESTATE SALE! Fur nit u r e, n ew s t ove, n ew dryer, household, older TVs, camping, lawn chairs, picnic tables and l o t s m o r e ! S a t u r d ay, June 2 nd- Sunday, June BONNEY LAKE 3 rd, 9 a m - 4 p m , 3 2 2 2 SATURDAY, JUNE 2nd Deer Island Drive East. o n l y. 9 a m - 4 p m . M u l t i Cash only. Fa m i l y S a l e. C o l Auto Events/ lectibles, Furniture and Auctions Decor, Lots of Household Items. 2 Adult Bikes, 10’ Basstender B o a t w i t h M i n n Ko t a Electric Motor. 1 1 3 0 5 2 1 6 t h Ave n u e Court East, 98391.

Cash only!

Truck Lines Classifieds online 24 hours a day

11U KNIGHTS Baseball Te a m G a r a g e S a l e . Ju n e 2 n d , 8 a m - 4 p m . Rain or shine, in Enterprise Elementary Gym, 35101 5th Ave. SW, FW, 98023 Spor ts equipment, furniture, kitchen goods, too many items to mention!! Well worth checking out!

Garage/Moving Sales Pierce County

1287 Valentine Ave SE, Pacific, WA 98047 253-850-0396

ABANDONED Vehicle Auction Friday, 6/1/12 at 3pm Preview 12 noon Reach the readers the dailies miss. Call 800-388-2527 today to place your ad in the Classifieds. Automobiles Classics & Collectibles

1 9 7 9 R A L LY S P O RT Camaro. 350 V-8 needs ove r h a u l , 2 0 1 3 t a b s. N e e d s T L C bu t g o o d project car for folks that can work on cars. Good tires and new exhaust system. Has been sitting last 10 years. Don, 253941-5108 donald10@comcast.net

Motorcycles

$$ Cash $$

for ALL Makes We buy & sell Used 1973 DODGE Charger. One owner, engine rebuilt to approx. 340, automatic transmission, complete service records, original paint and top. New Edelbrock carburetor, radiator, alternator, electronic ignition, power steering p u m p , b a t t e r y, r e a r spr ings. Great dr ive. Many other items rebuilt or replaced. $15,500. Contact Al 360-6780960 Whidbey Island Automobiles Chrysler

2008 CHRYSLER Sebring Touring Hardtop Convertible. Black, 6 cylinder, Automatic Transmission, Air Conditioning, Power Equipment, AM/FM/XM/CD. 25,000 miles. Excellent Condition. Includes Maintenance Contract. Always Garaged. $16,000. Call: 253-237-5018 Automobiles Lexus

2010 LEXUS RX450 AW D H y b r i d . 8 , 6 0 0 Miles. $43,000. Original Owner! Automatic! Every Option Available! AC/ Climate Control, ABS, Dual Side Air Bags, Cruise Control, Sunroof, Overhead Luggage Rack, Xfiniti Stereo Sound System with 6 D i s c C D, N a v i g a t i o n System, Dual Back-Up C a m e r a s, A n t i T h e f t . Aluminum/ Alloy Wheels, Remote Keyless Entry, Dual Control Heated Seats, Power: Windows, Doors, Locks. Garage Kept and Smoke Free. 253-235-5478 Federal Way

Motorcycles.

BENT BIKE 2000 MERCEDES E320 Wa g o n AW D. 8 9 , 9 2 7 miles. All power options included. Great car in good condition! Only second owners. $9,000. Vashon Island 206-4631377 anelecia@betsyeby.com

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4337 Auburn Way N.

253-854-5605 RV Spaces/Storage

NEW OUTDOOR Storage Facility. Clean, Secure Site. RVs, Boats, Campers, Vehicles, etc. Win $4,000 in groceries. $ 3 0 - $ 7 5 m o n t h . 3 1 3 Enter to win. Take our Rainier Avenue, Enumsurvey at www.paper.net claw. 253-670-8789 and tell us about your household shopping Vehicles Wanted plans and media usage. Your input will help us improve the paper and CASH FOR CARS! Any get the advertising spe- M a ke, M o d e l o r Ye a r. cials you want. Thank We Pay MORE! Running or Not. Sell Your Car or you! Tr u c k T O D AY. F r e e Towing! Instant Offer: Auto Service/Parts/ 1-888-545-8647 Accessories DONATE YOUR VEHICLE Receive $1000 GROCERY COUPONS. UNITED BREAST CANC E R F O U N D AT I O N . Fr e e M a m m o gra m s, JUNK CARS & Breast Cancer Info w w w. u b c f. i n fo F R E E TRUCKS Towing, Tax Deductible, Non-Runners Accepted. 1- 800-728-0801 253-335-1232 Automobiles Others

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“The flag of the United States represents our gift of freedom and justice to the world.”

23rd Annual Flag Day Celebration Bring Your Family & Friends!

Sponsored by the Federal Way Soroptimists and King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer

Saturday, June 9

Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatics Center - 650 SW Campus Drive, Federal Way 9:30 am Reception • 10:00-11:00 am Program Keynote Speaker Colonel Robin Blanchard, serves with the Washington Army National Guard and is the first female officer to command at brigade level. For Details: 206-296-1007


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Community

City of Auburn 2012 Community Yard Sale Friday, June 1 Saturday, June 2 Sunday, June 3 (Hours may vary: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.) SF=Single Family MF=Multi-Family

Visit www.auburnwa.gov/solidwaste for a map or pick up a flyer at the City of Auburn Customer Service Utility counter, Senior Activity Center or Parks, Arts & Recreation Admin. Bldg.

FRIDAY ONLY 98001 29577 63rd Ct S

1513 29409 The Meadow Glenn 813 1610 717 519 1721 1005 603 409 1803 1428 30115 1302-Grace Comm. Church 20 640 14 1936 116 20 310 3632 201 26 3006 6232 29019 30112 29670 3501 13332 13129 11506 11225

31425 29623 29577 5633 5106 1015 2015 1114 1202 107

SF FRIDAY / SATURDAY 98001 8th ST NW 55th AVE S Military Rd S & S 380th ST

MF SF MF

98002 2nd ST SE 4th ST NE 4th ST SE 10th ST SE 20th ST NE 20th ST SE 22nd ST SE 27th ST SE 27th ST SE 49th ST NE 114th PL SE Auburn Way S (Donate on Fri.)

SF SF SF SF SF MF SF MF SF SF MF MF

E ST SE H ST NE I ST SE J ST NE J ST SE K ST SE N ST NE Pike ST SE R ST NE U PL NE 98092 28th ST SE 35th WAY SE 112th AVE SE 113th CT SE 130th WAY SE Auburn Way S, #30 SE 297th ST SE 301st St & 128th PL SE SE 312th ST SE 319th ST SE 327th ST FRIDAY / SATURDAY / SUNDAY 98001 52nd AVE S 55th PL S 63rd CT S S 307th ST S 321st ST 98002 1st ST SE 4th ST SE 5th ST NE 16th ST NE 16th ST SE

MF SF SF MF SF MF SF SF MF SF SF SF SF MF SF SF MF MF SF SF MF

MF SF MF SF MF SF SF SF MF SF

2501 2601 2701 1515 2725 706 1006 1106 1926 602 900 1211 1211 141 311 2304 2735 2815 5015 2008 1509 1514 130 122 431 116 3626 201 315 3102 1810 3103 3516 30 2826 3055 3010 6305 1306 1514 1529 31925 31809 32215 31538 30211 32214 31101 31513

31701 30111 29667 29727

17th ST SE 17th ST SE 17th ST SE 24th ST SE 25th ST SE 26th ST SE 28th ST SE 28th ST SE 28th ST SE 29th ST SE, #98 29th ST SE, #E13 30th ST NE 32nd PL NE A PL SE A ST NE A ST SE, #4 Alpine ST SE Alpine ST SE Auburn Way N C ST SE, #B F ST SE F ST SE G ST SE H ST NE H ST NE H ST SE I ST SE J ST SE J ST SE K ST NE L ST SE M ST NE O ST SE R PL NE U ST SE 98092 17th ST SE 28th ST SE 37th PL SE 49th ST SE 66th ST SE 66th ST SE 110th AVE SE 112th AVE SE 112th AVE SE & SE 299th PL 112th PL SE 114th AVE SE 114th PL SE 116th Ave SE 116th AVE SE, #10 121st PL SE 124th AVE SE & SE 296th WY 124th AVE SE & SE 298th PL 126th AVE SE 127th PL SE 128th CT SE 138th AVE SE

MF SF SF MF SF SF SF MF SF MF SF SF MF SF SF SF MF SF MF SF SF SF SF SF SF SF SF SF SF SF SF MF MF SF SF MF SF SF SF SF SF MF SF MF SF SF MF SF SF SF MF MF SF SF SF MF

4918 5603 2030 2841 4902 5718 3002 11247 12809 11236 11014 10856

6303

29504 29925 29415 102 102 5124 1318 407 404 816 1605 604 820 2624 1909 1234 1811 1811 1307 603 4909 1307 1914 3055 5901 1413 31918 7120 12016 11527 12013 11535

1123 1021 1505

Make every day Earth Day!

Diana CT SE Elizabeth Loop SE Elm ST SE Forest Ridge PL SE Mill Pond Loop SE Olive AVE SE Scenic DR SE SE 286th PL SE 301st ST SE 305th ST SE 316th PL SE 319th ST FRIDAY / SUNDAY 98092 37th PL SE SATURDAY ONLY 98001 55th AVE S 55th PL S 59th AVE SE E ST SW H ST NW S 303rd PL V ST NW 98002 2nd ST NE 5th ST SE 12th ST NE 20th ST NE 21st ST SE 24th ST SE 26th PL SE 37th WAY SE 42nd ST NE F ST SE, #5 F ST SE, #8 G ST SE H ST NE L CT NE O ST NE R ST NE 98092 18th ST SE 37th CT SE 50th ST SE 115th PL SE James PL SE SE 288th ST SE 302nd CT SE 316th ST SE 320th PL SATURDAY / SUNDAY 98001 R ST NW 98002 22nd ST NE 23rd ST SE

Reduce the use of natural resources by reusing. Shop at a Yard Sale. Call 253-931-3047 | www.auburnwa.gov/solidwaste

SF SF MF SF SF SF SF SF MF SF MF SF

MF

SF SF SF SF SF SF SF SF SF SF MF SF MF SF SF SF SF SF SF MF MF SF SF SF SF SF SF SF SF SF SF MF

1706 Shadow Park Condominiums 1432 1213 11300 2750 1706 107 619 3500 1106 130 1315 207 102 3308 3316 3507

33rd ST SE 37th ST SE & I ST SE

SF MF MF SF SF SF MF SF SF SF SF MF SF SF SF MF SF MF

3029 3038

50th ST NE 52nd ST NE 314th PL Alpine DR SE C ST SE, #B F ST SE F ST SE I ST NE, #103 K ST NE L ST SE M ST NE N ST NE O ST NE Olympic ST SE Olympic ST SE V ST SE 98092 14th ST SE 15th ST SE

SF SF

2912

28th ST SE

MF

400

50th ST SE

MF

1238

68th Loop SE

SF

1201

68th ST SE

SF

32224

110th AVE SE

SF

30233

112th PL SE

SF

1402

Ginkgo ST SE

MF

5129

Mill Pond Loop SE

MF

12485

SE 299th PL

SF

11340

SE 300th PL

SF

9970

SE 304th CT

MF

9976

SE 304th CT

MF

11225

SE 306th PL

SF

12621

SE 307th ST

SF

11208

SE 313th PL

SF

12916

SE 317th CT

SF

11232

SE 322nd ST

SF

SUNDAY ONLY 98001 6120

S 296th CT

SF

98002 207

21 PL SE, #A

SF

98092 31101

116th AVE SE, #58

SF

5838

Marshall PL SE

SF

SF SF MF

626495


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WE’RE WORKING WITH HOMEOWNERS IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE IN WASHINGTON

Providing solutions for homeowners in need of assistance remains a critical focus for Bank of America. We want to give as many customers as possible the chance to stay in their homes. That’s why we’re reaching out to homeowners in the nation’s hardest-hit communities, meeting with them face-to-face and working with them over the phone. Since 2009, Bank of America has held customer outreach events in Washington and across the country. Through these events and other outreach efforts, we’ve helped modify over one million mortgages nationwide since 2008.

Held

Seen

117,000

20,881

Customer Outreach Events nationwide since 2009.

Homeowners at outreach events nationwide since 2009.

Mortgages in Washington since 2008.

750

Modifi ed

To learn more about options available, or to find an event or Customer Assistance Center in your area, please visit bankofamerica.com/homeloanhelp

© 2012 Bank of America Corporation. Member FDIC. ARN724S3

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