Haley Donwerth

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.

Man robbed, attacked at gunpoint

Victim said the suspects stole $900 from him.

Unusual arrest after driver notices car in front of him is his

Car theft victim follows, confronts armed suspect.

Female tells police she was kidnapped during bad first date

Weekly round-up of calls to Federal Way Police Department.

Citizen of the Month’s quick action saves elderly man’s life

FWPD’s Gretchen Sund honored for her concern that saved 94-year-old volunteer’s life.

Federal Way police address criminal activity, prevention at neighborhood event

Murder rates decrease 86 percent; robberies up by 38 percent.

Nonprofit, company at odds over preserving Weyerhaeuser property

IRG addresses concerns over first building; Save Weyerhaeuser advocates for alternative plan.

Federal Way Council to host fresh new faces

Emerging Leaders pairs students with council members who mentor youth in all things city.

Two armed, masked men hold up Federal Way hotel

Car drives through business doors.

Federal Way to use $100K grant on hotel vouchers, emergency shelter

$60K will go towards hotel/motel vouchers, $40K on pre-development costs for shelter in city.

Woman struck in crosswalk sustains serious injuries

A woman involved in a one-car collision suffers serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Politics delay contract with homeless shelter

Mary’s Place declines controversial grant money from Federal Way

Gov. Inslee backs early learning program at Highline College

Children’s Home Society of Washington Highline Early Learning Center connects families with education

Expanding homeless shelters in Federal Way among report recommendations

Mayor’s Homelessness Task Force releases report.

Federal Way’s top news highlights of 2018

Homelessness issues top Mirror headlines in 2018.

New city program cuts down on food waste

Unused food will feed people in community.