Haley Donwerth

Charlie Brown takes center stage in Federal Way

Centerstage’s Charlie Brown opens this weekend, and will showcase the beloved comic strips in the form of play-snippets.

 

Federal Way converts $3M federal PAEC loan to permanent

The council voted 6-1 to turn the loan permanent which will fix the interest rate through the life of the loan.

 

Longtime coffee shop closes after safety concerns with homeless

Owner says Starbucks will replace Marista’s Coffee.

 

Female firefighter reflects on rewarding career

South King Fire and Rescue’s Ryleigh Carr says her gender is “an asset, not a liability.”

Residents criticize Sound Transit’s transparency at Federal Way events

As Sound Transit considers six sites for its maintenance facility, people question agency’s process.

Family of girl with Down syndrome spreads positive messages around city

Family wants to show the community that 4-year-old Arianna is a joy to have in their lives.

Best waiter, bartender pour customer service at Salty’s at Redondo

Tawna Gogolin voted best bartender; Erin Keeley named best waiter.

Marine Corps sergeant pursues passion for culinary arts

Messex highlights empowered women in the Federal Way community in honor of International Women’s Day.

Environmental lab scientist enjoys solving problems

Federal Way woman talks about her STEM career and message to girls in honor of International Women’s Day.

Mayor Jim Ferrell gave the annual State of the City address for the second year on Feb. 28 at the Performing Arts and Events Center. Photo courtesy of Tyler Hemstreet

Crime, homelessness focus of Federal Way mayor’s State of the City

Mayor Jim Ferrell gives annual address for the second time at the PAEC.

Mayor Jim Ferrell gave the annual State of the City address for the second year on Feb. 28 at the Performing Arts and Events Center. Photo courtesy of Tyler Hemstreet

Peggy LaPorte recognized for FUSION work

King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer recognized Peggy LaPorte for her work in Federal Way getting families with children off the streets and into permanent housing

Seattle mayor slams Federal Way for sending homeless out of city

Federal Way fires back at criticism, but says city needs better snow response.

Parents of football player file wrongful death suit against Federal Way district

Seven months after the death of 16-year-old Allen Harris, his family is suing the district for alleged negligence.

Homeless man seeks to start over

Federal Way man working to curb meth addiction, become nurse to help others.

Centerstage presents the ‘Musical Comedy Murders of 1940’

Who said murder couldn’t be fun?

Students participate in African American Legislative Day

The event hopes to encourage youth to put their voices down on paper.

Olympic View fifth-grader is positive presence in the classroom

This month’s Scholar of the Month is fifth-grader Forsina Rabauliman.

CareNet lends helping hand to expectant mothers

Finding yourself pregnant can be overwhelming, planned or not. CareNet offers free services to support you through it.

Twin sisters celebrate coffee shop’s 20th anniversary in Federal Way

Steph and Mykel Papke hope to open third coffee shop in Twin Lakes.

Federal Way STEM team goes to state finals

The Spartans are participating in their third year of the FIRST Lego League tournament, with this being their first year going to state finals.