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The Federal Way Symphony, featuring Federal Way Chorale and Symphony singers, presents Handel’s “Messiah,” 2-4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center, 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. (Courtesy photo)

Federal Way Symphony presents Handel’s Messiah | Calendar

Upcoming entertainment includes “Evening with Elvis” and a Comedy Night at Billy McHale’s.

  • Nov 17, 2017

 

Federal Way’s Ernest D. Lavorini was drafted in 1942 and served with the 21st U.S. Naval Construction Battalion - better known as the Seabees - in the Pacific Theater. Courtesy photo

Donation keeps Federal Way veteran’s story alive

After serving his country in World War II, Ernest D. Lavorini came home to Federal Way.

 

Federal Way Chorale presenting holiday concert Saturday

The Federal Way Chorale will present “O Emmanuel” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center, 31510 Pete… Continue reading

 

SKFR firefighters present young Mirror Lake students with coats for winter

Representatives from South King Fire & Rescue, Firefighters Union Local 2024 and community partners pooled resources to bring warm coats to local children as a… Continue reading

Federal Way woman seeks to fill every hungry belly in school district

Monique Edwards is on a mission to end child hunger in schools. That’s why the Federal Way resident started P’s Lunchbox, a service that aims… Continue reading

Federal Way community turns out for Honoring Our Own Veterans Day event at Todd Beamer

Veterans Day observance at Todd Beamer High School included presentations and POW/MIA ceremony

  • Nov 14, 2017

Storm Large to perform at Federal Way PAEC

Pacific Northwest favorite Storm Large will take the stage at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Events Center, 31510… Continue reading

John Bocek is sworn in as Federal Way District Court commissioner in January 1963. Contributed photo.

Federal Way Flashback: John Bocek served as court commissioner, school board president

One of the great strengths of the Historical Society of Federal Way is its newspaper collection. The society’s archives in the basement of its Steel… Continue reading

John Bocek is sworn in as Federal Way District Court commissioner in January 1963. Contributed photo.

Military Road: South King County’s link to the Civil War

Retaining its original name and general route throughout South King County, Military Road is a section of the Fort Steilacoom–Fort Bellingham Road, part of a… Continue reading

Group seeking memorabilia for William J. Woods Veteran’s House

The Federal Way Advancing Leadership Class of 2018 has taken on a project to help decorate the William J. Wood Veteran’s House in Federal Way.… Continue reading

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

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

My name is Spike, and I need a home | Pet of the Week

Spike is a 5-year-old male pit bull dog, white and red (ID #A541177). Spike is a spirited dog with a fun-loving personality. He is still… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

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

Number of special events coming to Federal Way | Community Calendar

“Evening with Elvis”: Phi Beta Psi Sorority, Gamma Delta Chapter of Federal Way, presents “An Evening with Elvis,” 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 18, Belmor Park… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2017

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

Women’s Club of Federal Way meeting Nov. 15

The Women’s Club of Federal Way will meet for lunch at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 15 at Twin Lakes Golf & Country Club, 3583 SW… Continue reading

Multicultural Book Group to meet Dec. 13

The Multicultural Book Group will meet from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 13 in the large room of the Federal Way library on 320th… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2017

Virginia Mason hosting free health talk in Federal Way

Virginia Mason will sponsor a free health talk about bladder and bowel-control issues, titled “Dealing with a Pelvic Health Problem? You Are Not Alone,” Wednesday,… 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