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Police Explorer receives Police Chief’s Commendation Medal

Anna Murphy earned rank of commander in program.

Illahee eighth-grader breaks state powerlifting record

Jillian Whiting set top mark in deadlift in first competition less than a year after beginning training.

Local group heads to Guatemala to install stoves

Marine View Presbyterian Church has been sending teams to Central American country since 1989.

Out of the ashes: Al’s Music reopens after fire

Store relocated from Center Plaza to 30817 Pacific Highway S., Suite B.

City moves toward water and sewer utility tax

The 7.75-percent fee levied on Lakenhaven customers would generate close to $1 million a year.

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.