South King Tool Library still under construction

Nonprofit officials are aiming to open the tool library in June.

Federal Way holds firm to camping ban in light of federal ruling

City says it does not criminalize homeless for sleeping outdoors on public property.

South King Fire and Rescue commissioner remains hospitalized

Commissioner James Fossos is in satisfactory condition at Harborview as of Tuesday.

From homelessness to homeowner: Domestic violence survivor earns fresh start in FUSION program

Local home construction company Lennar Homes fully furnishes home for single mother of four.

Federal Way police investigating rape allegations against former high school coach

The suspect is not affiliated with any high school in Federal Way, according to police.

House passes Wilson bill to expand access to early learning programs

SB 5437 would make more students eligible for the state’s early childhood education and assistance program.

Crime down in Federal Way

Snowstorm curbs crime in 2019 first quarter; department deploys direct patrols to tackle rising robberies.

Federal Way softball clings to league lead

After a slow start, Eagles pull ahead with 6-4 win against Decatur.

High school baseball round up

Federal Way Eagles secure 13th win of the season on Wednesday, remains in top spot of NPSL.

Federal Way mayor punts homeless to churches, nonprofits

Our homeless need 120-150 nights of shelter, not 12-15, and they shouldn’t have to look forward to another winter without government providing them shelter.

Federal Way mayor dodges questions on homeless issues

Governments are obligated to share information with residents — this is transparency.

Opinion

Federal Way mayor punts homeless to churches, nonprofits

Our homeless need 120-150 nights of shelter, not 12-15, and they shouldn’t have to look forward to another winter without government providing them shelter.

 

Federal Way mayor dodges questions on homeless issues

Governments are obligated to share information with residents — this is transparency.

 

Marketplace

Community growler: More than just your favorite family eatery

Federal Way’s Black Bear Diner gives back to the community that supports it

 

Washington customers win as Comcast taps the latest tech

Technology has drastically changed the way we communicate – how we connect Continue reading...

 

More than 100 Boeing employees joined 6,000 attendees from around the world at the 2018 Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle, where Boeing was the event’s first-ever Host City Sponsor.

BoeingPride on full display at Out Equal Summit

Company plays host to more than 6,000 workplace advocates in Seattle, WA

 

Boeing reaches out to help military members and their families

Growing up on a military base can have its share of challenges Continue reading...

 

Life

Michelle Obama brings largest crowd of book tour to Tacoma

Former First Lady spends afternoon with local book club prior to event at Tacoma Dome on March 24.

 

Matt Kidd. Submitted photo

True strength has no limits

Covington resident Matt Kidd shares his story about kidney disease to help others during National Kidney Month.

 

Northwest
Jim Pitts stands on walkway overlooking filtration chambers at the King County South Treatment Plant in Renton. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Human waste: Unlikely climate change hero?

King County treatment plant joins effort to counteract effects of carbon dioxide.