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The national homeless crisis has been on Federal Way’s doorstep for at least four years. But there does not appear to be consensus in the… Continue reading
Q. Why did you say that more police are not always the right answer? A. Because crime is down 10 percent from last year and… Continue reading
Federal Way leaders have two new controversies that add to a growing list of problems
The battle over the utility tax may get a little nasty as Mayor Jim Ferrell and some council members are not happy to have opposition… Continue reading
Over the past five years, homelessness has become a significant problem regionally and here in Federal Way. Different cities have chosen different paths to follow… Continue reading
The last month has seen the nation focus on the continuing problem of mass murders at our schools. Parkland, Florida, is the latest example. Here… Continue reading
The tension was high in the City Council chambers at the March 20 meeting as the council considered Mayor Jim Ferrell’s recommendation to pass a… Continue reading
The Feb. 14 murders in Parkland, Florida, and the national movement that has followed on gun control are a product of the 150 other mass… Continue reading
Roegner questions city’s claims about budget shortfall.
Members of Congress have received millions of dollars of campaign donations from the NRA.
Roegner argues cuts or spending delays might be a better answer than a utility rate hike.
When I was growing up, I knew I could count on certain things always remaining the same. The Dodgers would always be in Brooklyn, and… Continue reading
By most accounts, Mayor Jim Ferrell’s State of the City address at the Performing Arts and Event Center went well. However, it was his order… Continue reading
“Money, money, money … Money makes the world go around, the world go around…” or so sing Sally Bowles and the emcee in the 1972… Continue reading
Roegner: This year appears to be a good one for educational interests and women candidates.
City leaders should follow King’s example and speak out about the president’s comments.
With Mayor Jim Ferrell serving another term, will he change his goals?
Wow, what a council meeting! If one thing is clear after the first council meeting of the new year, it is that bitter feelings from… Continue reading
Federal Way will be a hotbed of political intrigue in 2018, and there will be plenty to keep your interest. First is to see who… Continue reading
Columnist Bob Roegner offers his annual awards to community and national leaders.