Jessica Keller

Military service, advocating for vets important to Altmayer | Veterans Day

Whether it’s his country or his community, Federal Way resident and veteran Dan Altmayer has been ready to serve throughout his life. Altmayer, who grew… Continue reading

First responders meet baby they helped deliver at reception in Federal Way

South King Fire & Rescue firefighters and other local first responders first met Kylie Kuo April 6 at her grandmother’s house in Federal Way when… Continue reading

Park serving people, building bridges, through KWA and Federal Way Rotary

Much of what Federal Way resident Grace Park does centers around helping people. New York Life, where Park is a managing partner for the Tacoma… Continue reading

FW school district refining plans, ‘going deeper’ this year to make improvements

In a “state of education” presentation Wednesday at the Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Superintendent Tammy Campbell said Federal Way Public Schools has… Continue reading

Walling making waves freshman season

Decatur High School freshman swimmer Kimberly Walling had two goals at the start of this season. The first was to compete at least once in… Continue reading

Federal Way School Board appoints Mildred Ollee to fill vacancy

The Federal Way School Board is complete after members appointed Dr. Mildred Ollee to fill the vacant District #3 position Tuesday. Ollee fills the vacancy… Continue reading

Highlights from Federal Way City Council candidate forum (w/video)

During a forum Wednesday that was hosted by the Federal Way Mirror, the six candidates running for three positions on the Federal Way City Council… Continue reading

Federal Way’s Carvalho starting fresh after overcoming heroin addiction

In late April 2015, Chloe Carvalho found herself at a crossroads. At just 20 years old, she was addicted to heroin and sitting in a… Continue reading

Eagles golf team wraps league play in third place, heading to districts next week

The Federal Way High School boys golf team wrapped up North Puget Sound League play in third place after splitting two matches this week, losing… Continue reading

Raiders tennis league champs again, head to district tourney in good shape

Thomas Jefferson boys tennis coach Andrew Buchan knew the Raiders’ season finale was going to be an exciting one. Prior to their Oct. 6 match… Continue reading

Gamma Delta FW members raise money for cancer research

As Federal Way resident Debra Sweat describes it, her brush with breast cancer more than five years ago is not “sensational.” While it wasn’t a… Continue reading

Twin Lakes golf tournament celebrates the lives of three friends, benefits cancer treatment center

An upcoming golf tournament not only will raise money for cancer care, it also honors the lives and memories of three local golfers and friends… Continue reading

Choi steps down as Decatur High School boys basketball coach

Federal Way Public Schools is looking for a new boys basketball coach at Decatur High School after David Choi recently announced his resignation. Choi was… Continue reading

With flu season approaching, vaccine can create ‘protective shield’ for families

With flu season just around the corner, health professionals are advising people to take preventative measures and receive a flu shot. Dr. Olympia Tachopoulou, director… Continue reading

Update: Student in custody after stabbing at Federal Way High School

A 17-year-old male is at King County Juvenile Detention for attempted murder/assault 1 charges, and a 16-year-old male is in stable condition at Harborview Medical… Continue reading

Citizen of the Month: FW real estate agent volunteers in Hurricane Harvey aftermath

Although he was somewhat prepared for what to expect after seeing the destruction Hurricane Harvey had created in Texas, seeing it first-hand was a sobering… Continue reading

Monday community dinners at Christian Faith Center

Federal Way Community Caregiving Network Monday night community dinner volunteers Mike Neumann, from left, Kay Glass and Ramesh Nand talk about what else needs to… Continue reading

Federal Way City Council supports district school facilities bond

As Totem Middle School student Marcello Desimone explained to the Federal Way City Council Tuesday, the boilers routinely catch fire at the school, disrupting class… Continue reading

Federal Way City Council imposes one-year moratorium on new self-storage facilities in city

A dramatic increase in the number of applications and pre-applications for self-storage facilities in the city has prompted the Federal Way City Council to put… Continue reading

‘Where there’s a need, there’s a Lion’

From providing health screenings at the farmers market to vision checks for children and much more, the Federal Way Lions Club stays busy helping the… Continue reading