Bob Roegner

Council pushes back on mayor’s budget

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

 

Sending Federal Way homeless to Burien?

Council needs to establish a policy that caps the mayor’s authority.

 

Mayor outmaneuvers council on budget

Until the council gets additional training, Ferrell will continue to dominate the meetings.

 

Questions from Federal Way residents

How will the other mayors treat Mayor Ferrell after Federal Way leaves SCORE?

Blue slosh is real in Wilson, Schrier upsets

Moderate Republicans finally paid the price, as several went down to defeat.

Federal Way residents need police oversight board

Changing community needs new safeguards to ensure police support comes from all different cultures.

City Hall creates racial divide

Mayor and staff “retry” a case the city had already lost.

Reeves, Pellicciotti and election picks

Likely election winners this year.

Bob Roegner

Federal Way key to Senate control

Voter turnout will be the key as insiders say the race polls within the margin for error.

Bob Roegner

Will council challenge Federal Way mayor on homeless issue?

Closing 27 homeless encampments in less than a year sends a bad message.

Smith vs. Smith: Battle between Democrats

Voters will benefit far more by retaining Democratic incumbent.

Prosecutor Satterberg faces rare challenge

Morris working hard to make this a competitive race.

Federal Way needs new direction on dealing with gun, safety issues

One city has shown the courage to stand up and start the discussion.

Federal Way’s marketing message is right in front of us

Rather than aim at the business, why not tailor our approach to their employees?

Political forecast for Federal Way’s elected leaders

It is late summer, and insiders and activists spend much time on political speculation waiting for November.

What could possibly go wrong at Federal Way City Hall?

After his big victory in last year’s mayoral election and with a four-year term in front of him, Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell may have… Continue reading

Blue wave is likely, but don’t write off Republicans

Trouble may lay ahead for Democratic incumbent Congressman Adam Smith in the 9th District.

Thinking ahead to Federal Way City Council races

Four seats will be up for election next year and there is much speculation about who will run.

Ethics complaint: FW city attorney should have raised questions

Had Federal Way City Attorney Ryan Call asked more questions regarding ethics board member Tony Pagliocco’s relationship with Federal Way City Councilman Martin Moore, he would have learned a couple of things.

Ethics complaint uncovers lack of transparency at Federal Way City Hall

An unusual incident of rudeness by a council member becomes a bigger question about transparency.