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Join Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus as she discusses all things Auburn! She will help you get to know the best place in South King County and she hopes you’ll listen in with open hearts and open minds and when you hear “That’s so Auburn!” it fills you with pride for our city.

Apr 5, 2024

This episode is all about, well, Mayor Nancy Backus! For the past two years you've heard her interview a whole bevy of guests, from school district officials, emergency managers, homelessness service providers, Miss Auburn and more. And now, the tables are turned -- literally! She's in the hot seat, ready to answer...


Feb 14, 2024

Mayor Nancy Backus sits down with Anti-Homelessness Director Kent Hay, Outreach Worker Drew Conley, and community member Kyle Benson, who spent years homeless in Auburn. Kyle talks about his journey from heavy drug use to jail to now being clean and sober and in permanent housing. This is episode is also a follow-up...


Jan 4, 2024

Mayor Nancy Backus chats with Green River College's President Suzanne Johnson and Vice President for Advancement George Frasier about that gorgeous campus up on Lea Hill and the struggles it and many colleges across the country have faced since the pandemic began in 2020.

The three chat about enrollment shortfalls,...


Dec 6, 2023

In this month's episode of That's so Auburn! Mayor Nancy Backus and Communications Manager Jonathan Glover catch up with Debbie Christian, the Executive Director of the Auburn Food Bank. If you haven't heard the wonderful news, last month, an anonymous donor wrote the check of a lifetime, all by paying for the...


Nov 29, 2023

City of Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus sits down with Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation Coordinator Amanda Valdez and 7-year-old Lucas Fernandez, who was selected to light the tree outside of City Hall earlier this year! It's a wonderful tradition that begins as a parade down Main Street from Auburn High School and ends at...