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Last week, Federal Way Mayor Skip Priest unveiled his plan for downtown. It included a performing arts and conference center (PACC) at the former Toys-R-Us site, along with a park, open space, private retail and residential development at the old AMC Theatres location.
The “Artful Dodger” award goes to Mark Miloscia for successfully switching to the Republican party after 14 years as a Democrat office holder,
The headliner this year is the race for Federal Way mayor, but the best of the undercard may be the battle between appointed incumbent Kelly Maloney and second-time candidate Mark Koppang for city council position 2.
There weren’t many contenders for this award, but the award for “Most Candid Comment” by a candidate for president goes to United States Sen. Lindsey Graham, from South Carolina.
The election season is heating up everywhere but Federal Way.
“He was looking at me,” said the sixth grader to the teacher recently. While childish, those words are pretty close to one of the complaints contained in South King Fire and Rescue (SKFR)
Against the backdrop of an election year and what to do about the performing arts and conference center (PACC), the Federal Way City Council and mayor held their annual retreat.
Control of the big three — the governor’s office, the State Senate, and the State House of Representatives — is up for grabs in November.
The citizen-based King County Charter Review Commission under the co-leadership of former county council member Lois North, a Republican, and former Gov. Mike Lowry, a Democrat, referred 10 amendments to the King County Council for review — and recommended that they be forwarded to the voters.
This year is the warm-up act for 2016, which will be a significant year in politics.
The top political stories of 2014 were: Council passage of the Performing Arts and Conference Center; state Rep. Roger Freeman’s passing;
Wow! What a dynamic and fast-changing political landscape we came through. Remember it because it’s historical.
According to voters, the local election theme for 2013 turned out to be “frustration, change and Democrats.”
The recent Federal Way City Council discussions on a performing arts center have caused many in the community to ponder what might have been.Residents see… Continue reading
I frequently get asked questions about the columns I write. Since other readers might have the same questions, here are a few along with my answers.
If you thought politics was fun last year, you are going to have a bit of a letdown this year. However, not to worry: 2012 will more than make up for it.
Several weeks ago Mayor Jim Ferrell announced that Patrick Doherty would no longer head the Community Development department at City Hall and that he would be working from home for an indeterminate period.