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Columnist Bob Roegner offers his annual awards to community and national leaders.
Honda and Koppang wish to be selected as new Federal Way deputy mayor.
When the Washington state Legislature meets in January it will be a short 60-day session as all of the House of Representatives and half of… Continue reading
As of the 298th day of his administration, President Donald Trump has made 1,628 misleading claims, according to the Associated Press. At the local level,… Continue reading
With the elections over, you might think that city politics are over as well. That would be wrong. The holidays are for political maneuvering and… Continue reading
Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of the year for those of us with homes, fireplaces, food and a bed to sleep in. Not everyone is… Continue reading
Federal Way voters sent a clear message that a new level of progress has arrived.
Sometimes I get questions and comments from residents on the columns I write. Under the assumption that others might have the same question, I will… Continue reading
Turnout will play a big role in determining election winners in Federal Way. Even though city and county elections are non-partisan, party affiliation is important… Continue reading
With some council members using the term “no choice,” the City Council approved Mayor Jim Ferrell’s recommendation to refinance the purchase of the Target property… Continue reading
Jim Ferrell’s record as mayor has been mixed. But as the incumbent he is the front runner. He rightfully takes credit for construction of the… Continue reading
The race for council Position 6 has the two candidates, Martin Moore and Roger Flygare, whom voters seem to have the most questions about. Many… Continue reading
The race for position No. 2 on the City Council between Bob Celski and Jesse Johnson provides voters with an interesting contrast and choice. Celski… Continue reading
At last week’s meeting, the mayor and Federal Way City Council considered the question of whether or not to provide a public endorsement for Federal… Continue reading
In the primary election for City Council Position 4, the big surprise was that first-time candidate Hoang Tran came out leading. Tran was up against… Continue reading
Other than Mayor Jim Ferrell, is anyone else brokenhearted about Dick’s Drive-in choosing Kent, near Highline, rather than Federal Way for a new location? Dick’s… Continue reading
From our names — Stone’s Landing, Redondo and Federal Way — to our population and our governmental structures, we have come a long way since… Continue reading
The 2017 session of the state Legislature was among the most challenging in years. Under pressure from the state Supreme Court, almost everything took second… Continue reading
Aug.12, 2017, Charlottesville, Virginia: A white supremacist rally in support of keeping Confederate statues turns ugly. A young woman, there to oppose the racists views… Continue reading
The Aug. 8 City Council discussion on a resolution opposing a safe injection site for heroin addicts in Federal Way was not the city’s finest… Continue reading