Virgil Traynor

City OK’s $60,000 for new electronic sign

Despite some protests, in a 3-0 vote, the city of Auburn allocated $60,000 for a new electronic sign as long as City Manager Bob Richardson thinks the project is a good idea. The l ...

LED motion sign could call for $60,000 in funding

The city of Auburn could decide Monday night to put $60,000 toward a new electronic sign. The Auburn Urban Development Authority is hearing a community presentation about a potent ...

Holmes fundraising barbecue

Councilman Mike Holmes is planning a fundraiser to kick off his election campaign. The Committee to Elect Mike Holmes to Auburn City Council is hosting “An Evening BBQ with Mike ...

Another View: Share the bounty

Harvest time is here and the demand at our food closets is tremendous! The foothills are an excellent place to capitalize on the fertile soil, good weather and abundant land with a ...

Auburn’s fight on cancer

A unique and permanent fund started by several Auburnites raises $70,000 a year for research scientists working on cures for cancer. Some local friends met for coffee in 2001 and ...

Barbecue scheduled for re-election campaign

A barbecue in support of Mayor Bridget Powers is scheduled for Wednesday. The barbecue is the kickoff event for the Re-elect Bridget Powers for Auburn City Council Campaign. The ev ...

Editor's View: Justine’s Fund shows strength of her family and our community

Justine Vanderschoot, a smart, pretty, vibrant 17-year-old, was brutally murdered by her boyfriend and his roommate in September 2003. The cowardly, hideous killing, committed by ...

Men cultivate garden of eatin’

They call themselves the League of Ordinary Gentlemen. But they’re making an extraordinary contribution to the community. In the past year, Virgil Traynor, Bart Ruud and a group ...

Salvation Army ‘veteran’ glad to give

Editor's note: This is the 10th in a series of 12 stories on volunteers in our community. The stories will be published as a countdown to the holiday, in honor of the 12 days of Ch ...

Education Foundation barbecue raises funds, fun

Auburn schools and Old Town Pizza owner Ed Browning were the big winners at a Western-style barbecue Thursday, hosted by the Auburn Education Foundation at E.V. Cain Middle Scho ...