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Workers protest construction company over low wages in Federal Way

Company says the workers’ reasoning behind the protests is incorrect.

Pauline Nganga, a Kenya-born Federal Way resident and former registered nurse opened her healthcare staffing business in June of 2017, and recently opened a location in Oregon. Photo courtesy of Pauline Nganga

Federal Way nurse pursues passion for healthcare with staffing business

Diligent Healthcare Staffing places certified nurses with facilities around region.

Pauline Nganga, a Kenya-born Federal Way resident and former registered nurse opened her healthcare staffing business in June of 2017, and recently opened a location in Oregon. Photo courtesy of Pauline Nganga

Federal Way mayor’s proposed budget focuses on sustaining revenue

City will not borrow any money, and will repay the reserve fund under proposal

First of the first responders

911 dispatchers and call receivers play critical roles in traumatic situations

Federal Way will exit regional jail agreement to save money

Rising operational costs are cited for the proposal; the city still owes millions for the facility’s construction.

Ex-wife seeks vengeance

Death threats: At 3:25 Sept. 3 near the 2200 block of S. Star Lake, the victim called 911 to report harassment by phone. The victim… Continue reading

Federal Way mishandled employee retirement benefits, audit finds

According to the latest city audit, several employees retirement benefits could be affected due to never being reported

Creepy guy reported in gym sauna

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log: Confused resident: At 6:01 p.m. Aug. 27 near the 2500 block of S. 284th Street,… Continue reading

Top 7 stores for Federal Way back-to-school shoppers

Sending your kids back to school isn’t cheap, but here are a few of the most popular places Federal Wayans like to shop to be back-to-school ready!

Federal Way receives $100,000 grant for PAEC signage

More signage is seen as a benefit to the Performing Arts and Event Center

Drunken woman bites officers’ shoes, headbutts friend

Ex-boyfriend: At 12:49 a.m. Aug. 20 near the 1000 block of South 308th Street, police conducted a welfare check on a female. The female was… Continue reading

Center Plaza owner rebuilds shopping center after massive fire

May 2017 blaze destroyed nine businesses in Federal Way’s downtown core

Green thumbs find common ground at Kloshe Illahee

Community garden brings mobile home park residents together

Healing chronic pain: Regenerative medicine clinic opens in Federal Way

Dr. David Velling has specialized in pain management for two decades

The Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center is located at 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way. The facility is pictured at its official grand opening in August 2017. Mirror file photo

Where do PAEC attendees come from?

Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center has attracted patrons from all over the region, including Pierce County

The Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center is located at 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way. The facility is pictured at its official grand opening in August 2017. Mirror file photo

Task force finally releases Federal Way air traffic report

Quiet and Healthy Skies task force presents findings for increased air traffic from SeaTac, Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Woman gets scammed in Facebook dog deal

Domestic assault: At 4:40 p.m. Aug. 7 near the 2000 block of South 331st Street, a woman reported that her cousin had held a knife… Continue reading

Federal Way siblings compete in the National Junior Olympic Track Field Championships

Events took place July 23-29 at the North Carolina A&T State University

Dash Point State Park’s founding father finally gets credit

Family of Carl Anderson dedicates bench at park’s picnic area

Vigil honors FW teen who died during football practice

Allen Harris was well loved by his community and will be missed greatly, said many of his family and friends. A vigil for Allen was… Continue reading