Heidi Sanders

Federal Way woman promotes Polynesian culture through community events, festivals

Polynesian Holiday Bazaar set for Satruday, Dec. 16, at Green River College

Longtime Federal Way attorney recounts career serving clients

In his 47 years practicing law, attorney Bill Murphy has always been an advocate for his clients. “Part of my service to my clients was… Continue reading

Federal grant will help fund additional Federal Way police officers

The city of Federal Way will hire five new police officers funded in part by a Department of Justice grant. The Community Oriented Policing Services… Continue reading

Kent Man charged in shooting death of ex-girlfriend in Federal Way

A 22-year-old Kent man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of his ex-girlfriend in Federal Way last Friday night. The King County… Continue reading

Following their dreams: Decatur grad, wife quit jobs, sell possessions to travel the world

Earlier this year, Alex and Liana Borishkevich decided to take a risk to follow their dreams. The couple decided to sell their house, cars and… Continue reading

Helping the homeless: City, churches work to find solutions

After 17 years living on the streets of Federal Way, Sherry Larsh has taken on the role of mother to the younger homeless population. The… Continue reading

Protests at Islamic Center lead to alleged assault

The Washington state chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-WA) has condemned anti-Muslim harassment at the Islamic Center of Federal Way and has partnered… Continue reading

North Lake sits to the east of Weyerhaeuser Way South and is the watershed for the east Hylebos Creek. Contributed photo

Updated: County Council allots $1 million for East Hylebos Watershed Conservation

The Metropolitan King County Council on Monday unanimously adopted a supplemental budget that includes a $1 million appropriation for the East Hylebos Watershed Conservation, which… Continue reading

North Lake sits to the east of Weyerhaeuser Way South and is the watershed for the east Hylebos Creek. Contributed photo

LaVida Massage owner hopes to bring relaxation, healing to customers

The Federal Way location is the second in Washington.

Federal Way hosted the 2012 United States Olympic Diving Trials at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center. (Mirror file photo)

USA Diving looks at Federal Way to host Olympic trials

City officials hope that the road to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will go through Federal Way.

Federal Way hosted the 2012 United States Olympic Diving Trials at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center. (Mirror file photo)

World War II vet takes ‘one last mission’ through Puget Sound Honor Flight | Veterans Day

At the age of 90, Morris “Morrie” Peterson still looks fondly on the time he served in the military. “It’s a lifelong story that you… Continue reading

Hodge finds a career with Federal Way Police Department after serving in military | Veterans Day

Cpl. Thaddeus Hodge has had three jobs in his life. He worked at McDonalds, served in the military and is a 20-year-veteran of the Federal… Continue reading

Valley Investigative Team probes police-involved shooting

The Valley Investigative Team is examining the Oct. 30 police-involved shooting in Federal Way that left an armed suspect dead. Robert James Lightfeather, 33, died… Continue reading

Health care enrollment center opens in Federal Way

The state’s second health care enrollment center opened on Wednesday in Federal Way to serve residents in South King County. The center, at 1640 South… Continue reading

Federal Way high schoolers trick or treat for canned food as part of We Scare Hunger

High school students from Federal Way went trick-or-treating on Tuesday night, but they weren’t looking for candy. They were collecting canned food as a part… Continue reading

Trick-or-treaters take over The Commons | PHOTO GALLERY

Hundreds of children dressed in their Halloween costumes wandered around The Commons on Tuesday night collecting candy from stores in the mall.… Continue reading

City plans to use adaptive signal control system to improve traffic flow in Federal Way

The city of Federal Way is looking at ways to improve traffic flow at busy intersections throughout the city. In the next year, city officials… Continue reading

Marine Corps veteran from Federal Way finds purpose helping hurricane victims in Houston | Citizen of the Month

Helping those in need following Hurricane Harvey helped Rebecca Chitwood find purpose. The 51-year-old, who moved to Federal Way in June, recently returned from her… Continue reading

Local megachurch slapped with sexual harassment lawsuit

A former employee and longtime member of Christian Faith Center has filed a lawsuit against the megachurch, claiming Caleb D. Treat, who was a pastor… Continue reading

Technicians tackle tough electronic repairs at Gadget Genie in Federal Way

Joe Ham has always enjoyed fixing things. “When I was a kid, I used to get in a lot of trouble for just taking apart… Continue reading