Police investigating armed robberies at 2 Federal Way businesses

Man arrested for threatening to assaulting victim with a knife.

Mirror office moving in January

Five of Sound Publishing’s newspapers in South King County moving to new office in Federal Way.

Don’t miss: A Bonsai Solstice, Christmas choral program and more

Upcoming events in Federal Way.

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Special Santa’s helper amid volunteers to help 300 Federal Way families in need

Annual event to serve 1,025 kids this Saturday, nonprofit seeks more volunteers.

A woman works on a drawing next to an unused viewing scope as a smoky haze obscures the Space Needle and downtown Seattle last August as smoke from wildfires moved across the region. (Photo courtesy of The Herald/Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

Why do Washington voters struggle with climate change policies?

Despite environmental awareness and the public’s apparent desire for reform, statewide initiatives keep failing

San Diego State’s Jalen McDaniels sued for allegedly filming, sharing sex videos

King County prosecutors drop charges against former FWHS student, NBA prospect.

Federal Way to regulate shopping carts, curb blight with new ordinance

Retailers will be charged $25 fee per abandoned cart, $25 fee for disposal.

Hitting its target in Auburn

Federal Way natives open Orion Indoor Archery Range.

Lions Club donates 380 dictionaries to Federal Way students

‘We realize that some students have never had a book to call their own.’

Converting non-believers at May May Hong Kong BBQ

Slabs of pork, full ducks turning lazily on their hooks, glistening in the glow of a heat lamp.

Student casualties of failed education system

The school-house wheel does not need to be reinvented.

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Opinion

Mayor’s Memo: A budget to be proud of

The city found a way to deliver a balanced budget without raising taxes or cutting services.

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Council pushes back on mayor’s budget

The council showed they wouldn’t be intimidated as they stood up to mayor.

 

Marketplace

One-of-a-kind jewelry is easier – and more affordable – than you might think!

Couple gets creative with local artisans to mark silver anniversary in gold

 

Local Students Engineering Smart Solutions for Boeing

Collaborative robotics, haptic alert systems for hearing-impaired employees and riveting safety — Continue reading...

 

Everybody wins in Boeing’s energy-reduction battle

There is nothing like a little friendly competition to show how when Continue reading...

 

Boeing inspires the next generation of engineers and technologists

Thousands of young students benefit from company volunteers’ teaching in STEM subjects

 

Life

Prepare to dive into the inner workings of a library

The possibilities seem endless. Row upon row of books awaits you, each representing a fact to learn, a crime to Continue reading...

 

Tacoma City Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’ coming to Federal Way

Enjoy sugar plum teas before every matinee performance.

 

Northwest

Safeco Field funding referendum withdrawn

The mysterious backers of the initiative won’t say why, but some think it’s because they couldn’t get funding to gather the necessary signatures.

 

Shortest ever ‘Obamacare’ enrollment period starts Nov. 1

The Trump administration slashes the time frame to sign up for insurance.