Andy Hobbs

Lakehaven board candidates have thirst for public service | ELECTION

In the lone race for Lakehaven Utilty District board of commissioners position 2, longtime incumbent Don Miller faces challenger Marie-Anne Harkness.

Beamer students sign banner for teen who got stomped in the head

To cheer up Connor Bone, several dozen classmates at Todd Beamer High School signed a "get well soon" banner. Darci Huffman, 16, led the effort Monday and said fellow Beamer students are rooting for her friend's recovery.

Russian refugee moves consulting firm to Federal Way

Tatyana Koshevaya moved to the U.S. nearly 22 years ago, earned a college degree and became an advocate for immigrants. Today, she runs TK Consulting Services, whose headquarters have recently relocated from University Place to Federal Way.

Lawsuit accuses Federal Way police of excessive force, falsifying evidence in 2008 murder case

A civil rights lawsuit accuses Federal Way police detectives of excessive force, unlawful arrest and manufacturing evidence against a man who was detained as a person of interest in a 2008 murder.

Pet goat saga ends as city council denies code revision

The Federal Way City Council denied a girl's effort to change city code so that she could keep a pygmy goat as her household pet.

Businessman raises red flags over PACC’s financial analysis

At an estimated $32 million, the polarizing PACC would be the most expensive project in city history. Supporters say the PACC will be a catalyst for economic development in the downtown core near the transit center. Opponents call the project a potential boondoggle.

ELECTION: Mayoral and council candidates tackle top issues

The Federal Way Mirror hosted a public forum for mayoral and city council candidates on Oct. 9 at Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club.

School board will discuss Europe trip at rescheduled meeting

The Federal Way School Board has rescheduled its public meetings in October because of the board's controversial trip to Europe.

FW Chamber hosts mayoral and council candidates | ELECTION

The Federal Way Chamber of Commerce hosted a forum for city council and mayoral candidates Oct. 2 at its monthly luncheon at Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club.

Stacks Burgers, Fries and Shakes replaces Mooyah in Federal Way

Stacks Burgers, Fries, and Shakes will hold its grand opening Oct. 4 in Federal Way.

Mayor Priest under investigation for taking campaign signs | VIDEO

Federal Way Mayor Skip Priest is under investigation for possible theft after he was caught removing city-confiscated campaign signs.

New retailers and restaurants coming to Celebration Center

Business is buzzing at Celebration Center, located at the southwest corner of S. 320th Street and Pacific Highway in Federal Way.

School board president Tony Moore arrested in alleged tire theft scheme

Federal Way School Board President Tony Moore was indicted in Oregon on seven counts of felony theft and faces a maximum of 10 years in prison if convicted.

Mayoral election rematch: Candidates clash over PACC, public safety and city’s direction

The 2013 mayoral election is a rematch between two longtime Federal Way leaders as incumbent Mayor Skip Priest will once again face Deputy Mayor Jim Ferrell for the job.

PHOTOS: Check out the new Federal Way 320th Library

The new and improved Federal Way 320th Library will re-open Saturday with more parking, more materials, more lighting, more seating, more study rooms and more 21st-century amenities.

Reflections on JFK: Federal Way author captures rare stories

To mark the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination, Federal Way resident Dean R. Owen has written a book that goes beyond the conspiracy theories and sexual lore.

Weyerhaeuser wants to donate Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection

One of Federal Way's top cultural and tourist attractions is seeking proposals for new management.

Pulmonary fibrosis: Lung disease kills as many as breast cancer | Federal Way woman starts support group

Pulmonary fibrosis occurs when lung tissue is damaged and scarred. This incurable disease hinders the ability to breathe as the scar tissue thickens.

Driver charged in death of bicyclist in Federal Way

Vehicular homicide charges were filed against a driver who struck and killed a bicyclist last month in Federal Way.

9/11 memorial set for 2014 dedication in Federal Way

A steel beam from the World Trade Center, along with a rock from the crash site in Shanksville, Pa., will form the centerpiece of a 9/11 memorial in Federal Way.