Robert Whale

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter
                                Covington Councilmember Margaret Harto was among the many city leaders who spoke at the recent town hall at the Auburn Library.

Town hall talk: Resident urge lawmakers, leaders to tackle wide range of issues

Voters in Legislative District 47 have a lot they want their representatives in Olympia to tackle. And if the 50-plus who came to an evening… Continue reading

 

Joe Fain and Mona Das. FILE PHOTOS

Fain concedes election to Das in race for state Senate seat | UPDATE

Auburn Republican falls 548 votes behind the Democratic challenger from Covington in latest count

Joe Fain and Mona Das. FILE PHOTOS
State Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, speaks on the Senate floor. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Senate committee approves hiring investigator to look into rape allegation against Fain

Seattle woman claims state Senator from Auburn sexually assaulted her in 2007

State Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, speaks on the Senate floor. REPORTER FILE PHOTO
47th Legislative District state Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, and his challenger, Mona Das, D-Covington, listen to other candidates for state office speaking Tuesday afternoon during a forum at the Auburn Community Event Center. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Candidates for state office stake out their positions before Auburn crowd

47th and 31st Legislative districts represented at chamber-backed event

47th Legislative District state Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, and his challenger, Mona Das, D-Covington, listen to other candidates for state office speaking Tuesday afternoon during a forum at the Auburn Community Event Center. ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter

Bringing all types of art to life

Creative, versatile Brugger to teach Green River College’s first ever how-to animation class this fall