Kathy Partak

Young chef dreams of TV future

Think of the 10-year-olds you know. Do they cook, raise money for good causes and have aspirations of filling a major network time-slot with their very own cooking show? More than ...

Kid cook stirs up support for new kitchen at Alta Vista

Many grade school cafeterias are ill-equipped – and not renowned – for quality cuisine, but to 10-year-old Mason Partak, that’s no excuse. As a fourth-grader at ...

Thank you, kindly, unknown Auburnite

I received $50 cash inside an envelope addressed to “veteran” on Wednesday morning (July 27) in the parking lot of the Depoe Bay Coffee Shop in Auburn. Inside was a note: “ ...

Another View: Lead the way to a better community

A group of community-minded individuals have noticed that it’s time to celebrate the positive in Auburn. Lately, the yet-to-recover economy has claimed some victims, including l ...

Movie night supplies big fun

Thank you to all who made the latest “Movie Under the Stars” happen. What fun for our community to come together, yet again, for fun, laughs, good eats (thank you Pizza Express ...

Snow play sparks kids’ gloves invention

An Auburn mom who grew frustrated with trying to keep mittens on her young son decided she could create something better. “We love the snow,” Kathy Partak said Tuesday. “We ...

Woman bites dog, ends up on TV

An Auburn woman’s unusual habit of biting her dog has fetched her a spot on the Rachel Ray television show, which will air Thursday. Kathy Partak (who was featured in a July 9, ...

Ball costumes reflect a night at the movies

Miss Auburn for 2008, Alyssa Anderson, and her date Jason Krause showed up early for Saturday night’s annual Black & White Ball because they didn’t want to miss out on the food ...

Janitorial jobs should be filled by Auburn residents

Why did several of our Auburn residents working in janitorial and maintenance for the city, and one local business owner who also provided janitorial for the public restrooms (empl ...