Greg Allmain

The Washington State Supreme Court has declared the state in contempt of court for failing to take adequate steps to fully fund education by 2018.

 

Federal Way education leaders applaud state Supreme Court’s contempt ruling

The Washington State Supreme Court has declared the state in contempt of court for failing to take adequate steps to fully fund education by 2018.

 

Police investigating dead puppy found suffocated in crate in Federal Way field

Federal Way police are investigating the suspicious death of a pit bull puppy that a Weyerhaeuser security guard found in a field near the campus on Sept. 5.

 

Federal Way police chief recognizes community for helping theft victim

Federal Way Police Department Chief Andy Hwang awarded a number of Police Chief Citations to police officers, civilian staff members and community members for their help with assisting Lee Emory-Rosengreen after a U-Haul truck with all of her possessions was stolen earlier this summer.

Federal Way driver takes home national championship

Local race car driver Michelle Miller recently won her second Sports Car Club of America National Championship at the club’s National Solo Championships in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Federal Way Council tables plan to add more amenities at downtown park

The Federal Way City Council and Mayor Jim Ferrell agreed to table a previous plan to install playground equipment at Town Square Park, following a lively discussion regarding the park’s future during a meeting Tuesday.

UK’s Rotherham rape scandal: The horror of political correctness | My Turn

A scandal rocked England last week, when a report revealed that town authorities knowingly covered up the systemic abduction and rape of young British girls (and a few boys) in the town of Rotherham.

Federal Way Council approves PACC site as economic redevelopment zone

The Federal Way City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved making the soon-to-be-built Performing Arts and Conference Center property an economic redevelopment zone.

Federal Way school board adopts budget for 2014-15

The Federal Way Public Schools board unanimously adopted the 2014-15 general fund budget, along with four other budgets that range from ASB funds to transportation funds, during its meeting on Tuesday.

State testing results released; schools hold steady

State testing results were released by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction this week and state Superintendent Randy Dorn said Washington is “holding steady from last year.”

Federal Way athlete heads to prestigious academy

Most high school freshmen have plenty to worry about as they ready for their first day of school.

Young couple opens Madi Kat Cupcakes at Federal Way mall

Having just opened in May, the young owners of Madi Kat Cupcakes are already experiencing success here in Federal Way.

Federal Way middle schoolers Kayla Johnson and Brett Ellingson brought home hardware from the Hershey’s Track and Field Games in Hershey, Pennsylvania on Aug. 2.

Federal Way school district, education association reach new contract agreement

Federal Way Public Schools and the Federal Way Education Association recently reached a new contract agreement that will be effective through August 31, 2017.

Federal Way athletes take first, second at Hershey’s Nationals

Federal Way middle schoolers Kayla Johnson and Brett Ellingson brought home hardware from the Hershey’s Track and Field Games in Hershey, Pennsylvania on Aug. 2.

Federal Way Council approves 60-foot memorial flagpole on South 320th Street

The Federal Way City Council unanimously approved the installation of a 60-foot memorial flagpole on South 320th Street between Pacific Highway and 20th Avenue South.

Federal Way police, community rally to help U-Haul theft victim | Photos

After the U-Haul with nearly all her possessions was stolen from a motel — including the remains of her late husband — Lee Emory-Rosengreen was able to have a little light shined on her life this week, thanks to the help of various organizations and businesses in Federal Way.

Federal Way Council issues moratorium on some city center development

The Federal Way City Council recently enacted a six-month moratorium aimed at halting any proposed expansions or creation of a “retail establishment providing entertainment, recreational, cultural services or activities” within the city center.

Federal Way golfers make it to state tournament

Four Federal Way-based golfers are set to play in the Washington Junior Golf Association State championship tournament next week.

District receives approximately $30 million in state funding for FWHS revamp

The Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction announced last week that it was releasing $213 million to districts across the state for capital construction projects.