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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.

Jul 9, 2024

City of Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus sits down with Next Step Auburn interns Angee Pogosian, William Olson, and Emma Blanton, who started in June for the 10-week internship with the city. The quartet talks about their favorite moments (so far), lessons learned, and goals for the future! Part 2 will be released


Jun 20, 2024

Miss Auburn Maddy Lindsay and Miss Auburn's Teen Maddie McCarthy join Mayor Nancy Backus in this very special episode of That's So Auburn! Learn about the Miss America organization, the amazing scholarship and community service opportunities, and how the Maddies plan to use their platform to change the world for...


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,...