Cory Blackmon | Community Writer
Local Auburn business owners and workers on how the pandemic is affecting their lives — and their financial future on the Plains.
For Dena Little, founder of Storybook Farm, a nonprofit that helps children who are abused, living in poverty or experiencing mental health issues, the stakes are simple: If the quarry is built, Storybook Farm will no longer exist.
Broken power lines on Magnolia Avenue are causing power outages in downtown Auburn on gameday, police say.
“I’ve stayed because this is a very well-managed, well-organized City and it has been joyful to work here,” the new assistant city manager said. “I’ve enjoyed my time here because I’ve been challenged every day, and I’ve learned and grown, and my position has grown with me.”
"In the end, Will Buechner gave more to this community than anyone who sits here today. In that regard he stands above all of us here today, he is the true hero.”
In an attempt to sell and zone about 25 acres of land for development, Sheri Todd and her siblings unknowingly set into motion a chain of events leading to a new city ordinance and months of legal confusion.
The City of Auburn recently entertained the idea of making a city holiday in honor of Rosa Parks before deciding the cost was too high. But how exactly is a holiday created, and why is the cost so high?
Mayor Ron Anders extended City Manager Jim Buston’s contract for an additional year without official approval from the City Council, creating tension between councilmembers during the Council’s meeting Feb. 5.
Jim Buston, the Auburn city manager, said that while the Council had previously agreed to live stream the meetings, Tuesday night’s meeting was the first time they were able to do so.
Construction of The Standard apartment complex is going smoothly, and is on schedule to house auburn students fall 2019.