Steve Galyardt

Christmases past inspire Auburn Festival of Lights Santa

It’s the biggest parade of the year in Auburn and the star of the show is Santa Claus. Here he comes at the end of the Festival of Lights Parade in Downtown Auburn riding in ...

Auburn Parade of Lights: ‘Not a bad seat’ in parade

For something so big on the Auburn community calendar around Christmas, Saturday’s Festival of Lights Parade has kept its small-town feel. Since first arriving on the Decemb ...

Editor's Notebook: Waking early is worthwhile on Tuesdays

I’ve always been fascinated by those New England-style town hall meetings, where public participation is more important than parliamentary procedure and where local governmen ...

Another View: Those who give time, energy to projects make Auburn better

Every small town wants to view themselves from the perspective of Sheriff Andy Taylor and the town of Mayberry. But here in Auburn, I believe we are close. Although Police Chief ...

Festival of Lights kicks off holiday season in Auburn

The Yule season swept though Auburn on Saturday like a gale, impelled by the annual Festival of Lights parade and manifest in the usual forms – huddled masses of hats and par ...

Forecast for flakes can’t daunt Auburn Festival of Lights organizers

  An Alaskan blast of icy air is forecast to bring 4 to 10 inches of snow to Auburn overnight Friday but Festival of Lights Parade organizers are still moving ahead with plan ...

Sept. 11 tribute to wrap up Auburn Cruise Nite season

As the sun sets on Auburn Cruise Nite’s 2013 series this week, event organizers hope visitors will spare a moment to reflect. Today the Auburn Cruise Nite season concludes w ...

State of Community event honors some of Auburn’s finest

  The positive energy could be tripping some circuit breakers at The Ridge event center May 10 as Auburn honors some of its best at the annual State of the Community Dinner. ...

Auburn Journal Newsmakers: Steven Galyardt

They meet at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at the Rose Room of Auburn’s City Hall, talking politics and other matters of the day. This week Auburn Journal Newsmakers sits down with Me ...

Last-minute push for Measure A surges on

Measure A campaigners in Auburn showed no signs of letting up going into today?s election. Each side powered through a last-minute push to get Auburn voters to the polls and ask ...