Mirror Staff

Voters approve South King Fire tax increase

Early primary election results show voters in the Federal Way and Des Moines area approving South King Fire and Rescue’s property tax levy rate. The… Continue reading

Children playing with toy gun creates confusion

Gun spotted?: At 9:32 a.m. on July 16 near the 31000 block of 50th Terrace Southwest police responded to a call of a woman sitting… Continue reading

New county website to help taxpayers know cost of property tax measures

Also shows where property tax dollars go

Highline College welcomes new president John Mosby

Highline College officially welcomed new president John Mosby with a reception July 12 at the campus, 2400 S. 240th St., Des Moines. Mosby previously served… Continue reading

FUSION: Providing transitional housing for families for 25 years and counting

On Aug. 1, FUSION will host its annual summer arts gala and fundraiser at Dumas Bay Centre, 3200 SW Dash Point Road. The annual event — featuring local artists, silent auctions, fabulous food, entertainment and more — often raises more than $100,000 to go toward the organization’s operating funds.

Pacific Waves Synchronized Swim Club makes waves in Ohio, offers classes in Federal Way

The Pacific Waves Synchronized Swim Club recently competed at the USA Junior Olympic Championships held the last week of June in Oxford, Ohio. The team… Continue reading

Polly Shepherd named new publisher of Federal Way Mirror

Polly Shepherd has been named the new publisher of the Federal Way Mirror. As regional publisher for Sound Publishing’s South King County titles, Shepherd already… Continue reading

Branches Garden Center included on prestigious tour

On June 25, more than 120 garden center owners and industry leaders from across the United States toured Branches Garden Center, 3909 S 320th St.,… Continue reading

Update: 2 men die in fatal crash in Federal Way

Two people died in a car crash about 2:30 a.m. July 4 in Federal Way. The crash occurred on Southwest 320th Street at 10th Avenue… Continue reading

Shelley Pauls receives Key to the City

Longtime community leader and volunteer Shelley Pauls received the Key to the City from Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell at Tuesday night’s city council meeting.… Continue reading

2018 Red, White and Blues Festival: Fireworks, food and fun in Federal Way

Federal Way’s 2018 Red, White and Blues Festival starts at 4 p.m. July 4 at Celebration Park, 1095 S. 324th St., and concludes with a… Continue reading

Federal Way athletes to take part in Special Olympics USA Games

Swimming, softball events to be held in Federal Way

Woman assaults stranger at bus stop for not sharing potato chips

Violent assault: On June 24 at 12:03 a.m. in the 3100 block of 1st Avenue South, police attempted to break up a fight between two… Continue reading

2018 Special Olympics events in Federal Way

The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games will be held July 1-6 at locations throughout the Puget Sound region. More than 4,000 athletes will compete in… Continue reading

Woman running through traffic on Pac Highway claims to be president

Attempted Stabbing: At 2:36 p.m. June 19, near First Place Southwest officers responded to an attempted stabbing. The suspect had already fled the scene when… Continue reading

Reward offered in arson case

Three vehicles set on fire last Friday

String of suspicious fires burns vehicles overnight in Federal Way

Federal Way police and South King Fire & Rescue were dispatched to multiple suspicious fires overnight Thursday. Two vehicles and a trailer were damaged in… Continue reading

Man in wheelchair struck by hit-and-run driver while crossing the road

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log: Stolen motorcycle: At 8:48 a.m. June 11, a man reported his motorcycle stolen from his… Continue reading

Federal Way police investigate vehicle explosion

34-year-old man arrested following Tuesday evening’s blast

Help beautify Federal Way

Volunteers are needed to help paint fences along South 320th Street