Bob Roegner

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.

 

Will other businesses also want special treatment in Federal Way?

Politics over DaVita, IRG and former Weyerhaeuser.

 

Are sheriffs above the law?

Washington voters have spoken on I-1639. Sheriffs need to set the stage to follow their oath of office - and enforce the law.

 

Are sheriffs above the law?

The voters have spoken on I-1639, and sheriffs need to set the stage to follow their oath of office, and enforce the law.

Sound Transit, politics and Superfund sites

Elected leaders and residents want a landfill as the preferred site, and that raises questions.

More to State of the City than public heard

I had hoped to hear a visionary plan that seeks to eradicate homelessness and how he would go about it.

Fire commissioners keep old boys club

Commissioners lack the needed check and balance on the administration the public relies upon.

Snow, Seattle and Federal Way mayor’s bad week

Ferrell has not been a leader on obtaining a homeless shelter or we would have one.

When tomorrow becomes today: King County cities must tackle affordable housing

Microsoft has started the regional dialogue, but will cities rise to the challenge?

When tomorrow becomes today

Watch to see what your city will do with the challenge of affordable housing.

To serve the homeless

We hope the faces of those Mayor Ferrell met will make a difference when he reviews 2018 budget close-outs in April.

Major issues for Federal Way Council candidates

City’s top issues include homelessness, diversity, economic development and housing.

Who is the best community leader?

It’s time for our own “Best of” sponsored by the Mirror.

Legislative politics: President, governor, AG and speaker

As always money and power will be on the line and it will be an exciting session.

Homelessness continues to challenge Federal Way

Will mayor join me to help at an overnight shelter and experience what homelessness is like?

Elected positions open in 2019

Are you happy with how things are or do you want to see change?

Wilson will keep FW School Board seat while in Legislature

Historically, most school board members elected to the Legislature have resigned from their school positions.

Annual awards for 2018

The “I found my voice award goes to council member Martin Moore.

Mayor threatens Mirror and free press

The mayor’s job is to manage City Hall. Ours is to report the news, and provide independent comment.

Things politicians say and do

Hyperbole tends to reflect a need for relevance not reality.