Heidi Jacobs

Pacific Seafood to close Federal Way location

Nearly 70 employees at the company’s Salmolux division are affected.

IRG underbrush clearing prompts concerns from residents, city officials

Homeless encampments, illegal activity necessitated removal of shrubs on former Weyerhaeuser property, IRG says.

Quiet and Healthy Skies Task Force report expected by end of March

City to host Highline Forum on March 28.

Federal Way city officials to work with business owners to address homelessness issues

Mayor Jim Ferrell and other city representatives visited with different stakeholders.

City faces $850,000 budget shortfall for 2018

Officials are considering increases to utility, admissions taxes.

Police continuing to investigate reports of shooting at Highline campus

Detective assigned to follow up with witnesses.

Networking group provides support for local business women

Kimberly DeMile, owner of Federal Way Jazzercise, recently started a local chapter of BAM.

Annual drive collects diapers, wipes for local organizations

The March of Diapers runs March 1-31.

State legislators work to address homelessness, school funding

Reeves, Pellicciotti, Miloscia share priorities this session.

Federal Way City Council sets vision, goals

Sustainable revenue, ecomonic development and reducing homlessness are top priorities.

Homeless services create concerns for residents, business owners

Federal Way residents and business owners are concerned about the negative impacts efforts to address homelessness are having on the community. Business owners along 13th… Continue reading

Piper’s Playground offers indoor play space for dogs

Federal Way’s first indoor dog park opened Jan. 18.

Mayor: Creating task force next step in tackling homeless crisis

After reaching its first goal of providing temporary shelter for homeless families in Federal Way, the city’s Homeless Mothers and Children Initiative hopes to expand… Continue reading

Young Life associate director’s work impacts Federal Way youth

Mike Heritage has mentored dozens of young people in theFederal Way community.

Federal Way downtown development, homelessness among topics in State of the City address

Mayor Jim Ferrell delivered annual speech at Performing Arts and Event Center on Monday.

South Sound Healing and Wellness gives community opportunity to explore alternative therapies

Melody Litton wants to give Federal Way residents the opportunity to experience alternate types of healing and therapy. “A lot of people are seeking healing,”… Continue reading

Mayor Ferrell to deliver State of the City address Jan. 22

For the first time, the event is free and open to the public.

Federal Way highlights city’s diversity during Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration

Event included speakers and performances from Federal Way High School clubs.