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Rundel catches up on first year in the trenches

A lot has changed in Auburn and at City Hall since Tim Rundel took the helm a little over a year ago. From reorganizing entire city departments to closing a substantial budgetary ...

City and business owner look for resolution over pipe

An old drainage pipe has set back construction and delayed the reopening of a popular Downtown Auburn gas station. It may also be a wedge between the City of Auburn and the busines ...

Reader Input: Ravine cleaned up beautifully

I want to thank Bernie Schroeder, director of public works, for cleaning up Auburn Ravine. As a resident on the Auburn Ravine, the improvement to the water quality is very notice ...

Auburn sidewalk project criticized

Pedestrians and cyclists could soon have an improved route from Old Town Auburn to Conheim Station, but not everyone is on board with the pricey project. At Monday night’s A ...

Schroeder confirmed as director

The Auburn City Council made short work of Monday night’s mostly administrative agenda and discussed the possible next steps for the city’s performance-based budgeting ...

Auburn seeks public input on sidewalk project

Public input is being sought in regards to a bicycle and pedestrian improvement project on one of Auburn’s major thoroughfares. The proposed plan, known as the Nevada Street ...

Meddlers Report – Sept. 23

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

Auburn City Council: Nevada Street project needs public input

Revamping a major city thoroughfare took up much of Monday night’s Auburn City Council meeting as members discussed the best course of action for the proposed $1.5 million pr ...

Auburn's Palm Avenue work nearly done

(Auburn Journal photo) Students and parents hoping to ride or walk on the improved Palm Avenue roadway or new sidewalk leading to E.V. Cain School will be able to in about two week ...

City Council makes quick work of list of consent items

In a relatively quick meeting Monday night, the Auburn City Council made short work of a wide variety of agenda items. From repealing a tax for fortune-tellers and approving an ea ...

Another View: Sometimes, the only thing to say is ‘C’mon, man’

This week’s column is my personal riff on ESPN’s regular segment during football season in which a panel of commentators and former jocks rip on incompetent plays execu ...

City restructure aimed at streamlining, savings

The city of Auburn has taken its first steps in streamlining city government operations with the merging of two major departments – Public Works and Community Development. T ...

Auburn merging public works, planning; Wong leaving

Auburn City Manager Tim Rundel announced Tuesday that the city is taking the first steps in a citywide reorganization plan by merging the Public Works department with the Community ...

Auburn City Council mulling sewer rates, 2014-15 budget

Monday’s City Council meeting promises to be a busy night for council members and the community, with two major topics on the agenda. A proposed sewer rate increase and the ...

Renovations moving along at new Chamber of Commerce office space

An event on June 26 will give the community a peek at renovations of the new Chamber of Commerce office in Downtown Auburn “There will be hard hat tours and (an opportunity ...