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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

First-Gen struggles don’t end after graduation | Diversity

As the first person in my family to go to college, I feel lucky to work in programs that support first-generation college students (first-gen) with… Continue reading

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

Cookie is a 9-year-old female cat, domestic long hair, dilute tortie (ID #A543386). Cookie is a calm and affectionate kitty. She is gentle and loving… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Federal Way high schoolers trick or treat for canned food as part of We Scare Hunger

High school students from Federal Way went trick-or-treating on Tuesday night, but they weren’t looking for candy. They were collecting canned food as a part… Continue reading

Trick-or-treaters take over The Commons | PHOTO GALLERY

Hundreds of children dressed in their Halloween costumes wandered around The Commons on Tuesday night collecting candy from stores in the mall.… Continue reading

Kronos Quartet coming to Federal Way PAEC this weekend

The Performing Arts and Event Center will present Kronos Quartet at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4. For more than 40 years, San Francisco’s Kronos Quartet… Continue reading

Centerstage Theatre presents Front & Center fundraiser

Centerstage Theatre hosts its Front & Center fundraising event at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10, at the Knutzen Family Theatre, 3200 SW Dash Point… Continue reading

Federal Way community invited to participate in ‘We Scare Hunger’ food drive event

For the fifth consecutive year, Federal Way Public Schools students will host the We Scare Hunger event to stamp out hunger. Students and other community… Continue reading