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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.
Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell, King County Executive Dow Constantine and King County Councilman Pete von Reichbauer
The only people who enjoyed the process to fill the legislative vacancy created by Roger Freeman’s passing might be chess players,
With the Legislature back in session and Congress in its typical disagreeable mood, I thought it might be helpful to review political terms you may be hearing.
The race for position two in the state House matches incumbent Republican Katrina Asay against Democratic Federal Way City Councilman Roger Freeman.
Absentee ballots go out today and it marks the start of the crucial last three weeks of the election cycle.
Jim Ferrell has brought much needed energy, activism and a sense of urgency to the mayor’s job.
The future of downtown Federal Way has suddenly moved from behind the scenes political chatter to the front page.
Jim Ferrell’s election as mayor created an opportunity for some aspiring politician as it created a council vacancy.
As we say goodbye or in some cases good riddance to 2008, we wonder what 2009 will bring.In the nation’s capital, the Democrats have the… Continue reading
Up until now, the election focus has been on reducing the field of candidates through the primary process. Races for King County Executive, the Federal… Continue reading
This is the second of a two-part column suggesting that by not holding public meetings or confirmation hearings where the public could offer comment, the… Continue reading
Five years doesn’t seem like a long time? Through the forbearance of three different publishers, one hearty editor, several patient Mirror staffers and, of course, you as readers, I have been writing this column for that long.