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A proposed map of the legislative districts in Washington would create some major changes in the political landscape of the state, but especially in Western Washington.
For parents with limited incomes, the cost of providing the basic needs for young children have become daunting at best, and downright impossible at worst. A 23.2-ounce container of formula to feed a baby sells for about $21, and disposable diapers can cost a family $80 a month or more.
In just over 48 hours, rainfall records around the Puget Sound were shattered.
Gov. Christine Gregoire announced that she is directing the state's Military Department Emergency Management Division (EMD) to spearhead efforts in dealing with potential debris from the 2011 tsunami that devastated Japan.
On Jan. 17, the city council unanimously approved a letter to Olympia that addresses Sound Transit's apparent lack of transparency and forthcomingness regarding light rail.
“Any opportunity to acknowledge the service of the millions of men and women who have worn the uniform of their country is always an honor and a privilege,” Lowenberg said. “There’s a rich history to the observance in Federal Way, and I’m just proud to be a part of that.”
Federal Way Public Schools will roll out the College Readiness Pathway next year.
According to the Department of Health (DOH), under Selecky's leadership, adult smoking rates in Washington have dropped 30 percent overall, while youth smoking rates have dropped by half.
According to the county, residents will begin seeing the fee with June car tab renewals. The fee will be applied through May 2014.
The Road Map Project (RMP), a group of seven area school districts aimed at improving student achievement, was awarded a $40 million grant from the U.S Department of Education's "Race to the Top" competition.
The Federal Way School Board unanimously approved a resolution to send the Federal Way High School (FWHS) remodel levy to the voters in November.
The FBI released its annual Crime in the United States report for American cities last month, with national trends for both violent and property crime continuing downward.
According to the Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE), the state's recycling participation rate reached a record high of 50.7 percent in 2011, far outpacing the national average of 34 percent recorded in 2010.
Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) provided data on a number of recent global trips taken by various FWPS officials, most notably an extensive trip to China that ran from April 10 through May 1 earlier this year.
Santo also touched upon some of the trends the center has seen in recent years, as the local economy attempts to return to normal in the post-2008 collapse world.
Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) was once again among the top 10 districts in the state for new National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs), helping Washington state be the top state in the country for new NBCTs.
Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell announced during Tuesday’s meeting that Human Services manager Jay Bennett and interim Finance director Bob Noland are moving on from Federal Way.
At Wildwood Elementary, one fifth-grade teacher has created what will likely be an indelible bond with one of her students.
Following the accidental appointment of legal-trouble-laden chiropractor Dr. Greg Summers in June, the Federal Way City Council asked city staff to review the application process for the various citizen advisory boards and commissions.
Two armed robberies happened in quick succession early Monday morning in Federal Way, with what appears to be the same group of men robbing two locations within a 20-minute span.