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Flavor of Federal Way to showcase city’s diversity

Performers, vendors, nonprofits, volunteers sought for Aug. 18 event

Ancestors inspire pursuit of the American Dream

By Chantal Carrancho For the Mirror What I love about working in higher education in South King County is that every day I meet students… Continue reading

The ABC’s of safe sleep for babies

Each year, approximately 3,500 healthy babies in the United States die in unsafe sleep environments.

Why your kid is a picky eater – and 6 tips to help

Courtesy of MultiCare Health System Your child refuses to eat anything except chicken nuggets. Or your child readily eats snacks, but once dinnertime arrives, won’t… Continue reading

Mother’s Day weekend events in Federal Way

Mother’s Day in PowellsWood PowellsWood Garden is hosting its annual Mother’s Day festivities from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 13, with guided tours,… Continue reading

What’s happening in Federal Way?

The Mirror has a new online calendar. Check it out at events.federalwaymirror.com/cal. To add an event, go to federalwaymirror.com/pages/how-to-add-your-event-to-our-calendar/. Cinderella: Tacoma City Ballet delivers comedy,… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2018

Volunteers wanted for Federal Way gardens, senior center and more

Ten years ago this summer, the Federal Way Community Gardens began when a garden was built at the Federal Way Senior Center. Over the following… Continue reading

You can’t hide from reality, we aren’t immortal

We all gotta go sometime. For most of us, that time is later: eight, nine decades of wringing out every last drop of life, if… Continue reading

Federal Way man goes gaga over diaper drive

Ted Colby ran down 320th Street in diaper costume as a part of drive

Time-saving cooking tips for seniors on the go

Some people joke that if they had a personal chef, eating healthy would be a piece of cake.

  • Apr 29, 2018

Tips for surviving allergy season in the Pacific Northwest

With flowers blooming and temperatures starting to warm up, you may be reaching for your allergy meds — or maybe not. It’s a little too… Continue reading

Events planned in and around Federal Way

The Mirror has a new online calendar. Check it out at events.federalwaymirror.com/cal. To add an event, go to federalwaymirror.com/pages/how-to-add-your-event-to-our-calendar/. Garage sale fundraiser: Phi Beta Psi… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2018

FW Harmony Kings host teen singers in competition

Singers from the five states and two provinces that comprise the Evergreen District of the Barbershop Harmony Society met April 21 at Journey Church in… Continue reading

The narrator, fantasy will draw you into ‘Tomorrow’

You have a little shadow. All day long, wherever you go, your dog is right beside you. He goes from bedroom to kitchen, to the… Continue reading

Check out what’s happening in Federal Way

Organic gardening: The Federal Way Community Gardens are now part of Federal Way Community Caregiving Network, and there are opportunities to volunteer in their Senior… Continue reading

  • Apr 23, 2018

Soroptimsts of Federal Way presents awards at annual luncheon

Best-selling author J.A. Jance was the guest speaker at the event.

“W is for Welcome: A celebration of America’s diversity”

The kid down the block looks nothing like you. His parents don’t look like your parents, either. You go to different churches, eat different things,… Continue reading

Korean bakery offers warm goods for the Cold War

Welcome to the new Cold War. The finger-hovering-over-a-button, lower-your-kids-into-the-sewer, hashtag-total-annihilation, days in which no one is safe and everyone is terrified. I used to sit… Continue reading

Check out what’s happening in Federal Way

Sound Transit open house: Sound Transit seeks public input on the Tacoma Dome light rail extension project at an open house from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday,… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2018

Second annual Federal Way Public Schools STEM Exploration Night merges education and fun

Visitors got to tour 84 booths and try hands-on activities Wednesday night.

  • Apr 12, 2018