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Supporting Special Olympics: Federal Way Police Officer Donovan Heavener leads department’s fundraising efforts

Department raised $16,000 last year to support athletes, games

Events in and around Federal Way

Driver improvement program: The AAA Driver Improvement Program is offering its refresher course on defensive driving skills from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 30, at… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2018

Photos can represent good, bad memories

The picture reminds you of a thousand things. You recall the day it was taken: the smell of the air, the background sounds, food and… 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

Federal Way High School grad heads to Special Olympics with local soccer team

John Emmett started playing soccer when he was 13 at the urging of his friends, and he hasn’t looked back since. Emmett, who graduated from… Continue reading

Up all night at 8ight Izakaya for Japanese comfort food in Federal Way

Picture neon lights and the pressing closeness of night. Picture different words in different mouths. Out late on the streets of Japan, in a big… Continue reading

Federal Way resident loses 111 pounds

Marion Harmon was named Washington’s Queen of TOPS

Congrats Class of 2018!

Graduate lists from Federal Way

  • Jun 22, 2018

Activities for the whole family abound in Federal Way

Check out the community calendar.

  • Jun 22, 2018

This book, like change, is a good thing

Change, they say, is good. It’s the opportunity for growth. It’s a chance to take a breath, reassess, reconfigure. It makes the landscape look fresh;… Continue reading

Start planning your summer now

Lots of events scheduled in and around Federal Way

  • Jun 15, 2018

You’ll enjoy ‘Us Against You’ more if you read the prequel

You’re going down. Down, defeated, beaten, and sent home. You’re losing, not winning, and you need to know how it happened so it won’t happen… Continue reading

What’s happening?

Lots of activities going on in Federal Way.

  • Jun 8, 2018

‘Born to Fish’ will hook you in

It was not your typical romance. She fell for the first line you fed her and she played hard-to-get, but she was a beauty and… Continue reading

Milton sandwich shop turns the wild tide

I’m sitting alone at a two-top in a place called Oliver’s Sandwiches in Milton. There’s a phone ringing off the hook with pickup orders and… Continue reading

Historical Society of Federal Way’s cabin season opens June 9

Tour the Denny and Barker cabins at West Hylebos Wetlands Park

The road to helping people with disabilities

Two Highline College employees share how they got started in their careers

  • Jun 1, 2018

Check out what’s happening in Federal Way

Events planned for this weekend and beyond

  • Jun 1, 2018

‘West Like Lightning’ will get your stamp of approval

Click. No stamps. And: email sent. You didn’t have to hunt an envelope down, and no trip to the mailbox; within a minute or so,… Continue reading

Doug Baxter works to support youth in the community

His efforts have included reducing violence and keeping kids out of juvenile justice system.