Auburn http://kplu.org en Vandals shatter hundreds of windows at eight Auburn schools http://kplu.org/post/vandals-shatter-hundreds-windows-eight-auburn-schools <p>Vandals targeted eight schools over two nights this week in Auburn. The spree left some 265 windows shattered at elementary, middle and high schools, as well as the district’s pool and several vehicles.</p><p>School staff discovered the first wave of damage Monday morning. Vandals apparently armed with pellet guns had shot out windows at schools and district facilities across town. That night, the vandals appear to have struck again, doing even more damage. Auburn High School principal Richard Zimmerman says more than 50 windows were destroyed at his school.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 22:59:01 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 6740 at http://kplu.org Vandals shatter hundreds of windows at eight Auburn schools Cash prizes will go to schools that get more kids eating breakfast http://kplu.org/post/cash-prizes-will-go-schools-get-more-kids-eating-breakfast <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-983098.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-983098.mp3</a></p><p>More than 300,000 kids who qualify for free or reduced breakfast in Washington are not eating it.</p><p><a href="http://www.k12.wa.us/ChildNutrition/StatisticsReports.aspx">Participation in the state&rsquo;s early morning meal program is so low</a>, educators and children&rsquo;s advocates have launched <a href="http://www.fuelupfirstwithbreakfast.org/Site/Home.html">a new effort to get schools focused on the issue</a>.</p><p> Mon, 22 Aug 2011 23:16:59 +0000 Charla Bear 2389 at http://kplu.org Cash prizes will go to schools that get more kids eating breakfast Remains found in Auburn are likely Green River victim http://kplu.org/post/remains-found-auburn-are-likely-green-river-victim <p>Remains found in an Auburn ravine earlier this week are those of a likely Green River serial killer victim.</p><p>The King County Sheriff's Office says dental records positively identified the victim as Rebecca "Becky" Marrero. The 20-year-old was last seen on Dec. 3, 1982, leaving a motel room on Pacific Highway South.</p><p> Thu, 23 Dec 2010 22:00:58 +0000 The Associated Press 431 at http://kplu.org Update: As Haiti Cholera Outbreak Spreads, Local Relief Expanded http://kplu.org/post/update-haiti-cholera-outbreak-spreads-local-relief-expanded <p>Northwest-based relief agencies&nbsp;<a href="http://www.worldvision.org/#/home/world-vision-news/haiti-cholera-outbreak-2-1264">World Vision</a>, <a href="http://www.worldconcern.org/">World Concern</a>&nbsp;and <a href="http://www.mercycorps.org/">MercyCorps</a> are rapidly expanding relief efforts in Haiti as a <a href="http://www.cbc.ca/world/story/2010/10/25/haiti-cholera-water.html">cholera outbreak there spreads</a>. Dozens have been killed, and thousands are infected. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 15:35:26 +0000 Gary Davis 45 at http://kplu.org Update: As Haiti Cholera Outbreak Spreads, Local Relief Expanded