Life

Todd Beamer grad earns military honors

First Lt. Lauren Gabbert, RN BSN, a 2011 graduate of Todd Beamer High School, recently graduated from the U.S. Army perioperative nursing course at Madigan… Continue reading

Historical Society of Federal Way hosting ‘Boots on the Ground’ photography exhibit at West Hylebos Wetlands Park

Buildings, boats, planes, trains and automobiles highlight photographer Robert Dobson’s exhibit as the Historical Society of Federal Way hosts its monthly program showcasing local culture… Continue reading

Gamma Delta FW members raise money for cancer research

As Federal Way resident Debra Sweat describes it, her brush with breast cancer more than five years ago is not “sensational.” While it wasn’t a… Continue reading

Twin Lakes golf tournament celebrates the lives of three friends, benefits cancer treatment center

An upcoming golf tournament not only will raise money for cancer care, it also honors the lives and memories of three local golfers and friends… Continue reading

The opposite of free speech | Diversity

“Rhetoric” is a word which often sounds negative, but the 2000-year-old discipline which I teach at Highline College has some valuable insights to offer our… Continue reading

How do we stay hopeful? | Diversity

Times feel dark. Sometimes my columns name the darkness. This time I wanted to talk about hope. But I hear it; I feel it; it… Continue reading

Museum using underwear to examine women’s history

Do you have one of grandma’s girdles laying around somewhere, or your great-aunt Betty’s bustle? The White River Valley Museum is putting out the call for all sorts fashion items and accessories to be displayed in their upcoming exhibit, “Suffer for Beauty: Women’s History Revealed by Undergarments.”

  • Oct 6, 2017

Group grants FW single mom opportunity to complete her degree

By Jerod Young, For the Mirror On paper, Morgan Withrow was living the dream — her own American Dream. The Federal Way resident had it… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2017

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

My name is Gertrude, and I am available for adoption at the RASKC Pet Adoption Center in Kent. I was brought in by a good… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2017

Free health screenings being offered at Federal Way church

The Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America and the Islamic Center of Federal Way are sponsoring a National Health Care Day event… Continue reading

Twin Lakes golf tourney to raise money for cancer alliance

The Out Drive Cancer Golf Tournament will be held Oct. 13 at Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club in Federal Way. The event honors the… Continue reading

Monday community dinners at Christian Faith Center

Federal Way Community Caregiving Network Monday night community dinner volunteers Mike Neumann, from left, Kay Glass and Ramesh Nand talk about what else needs to… Continue reading

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

Serenity is a 12-year-old female Chihuahua/Italian greyhound dog mix (ID #A537315). This affectionate lovebug would love to cuddle up with her humans in her new… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2017

Women’s Club of Federal Way hosting meeting

The Women’s Club of Federal Way is hosting a lunch meeting at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 20 at Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club, 3583… Continue reading

Federal Way’s Dini Duclos publishes her second science fiction novel

A City Council member, a scuba diver and a novelist. All of these things describe Federal Way resident Dini Duclos. Duclos has published her second… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2017

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

Nina is a 5-year-old female cat, calico, domestic short hair (ID #A534161). This spirited cat has a fun-loving personality. She may be a bit sensitive… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2017

Federal Way group creates first comic book

Federal Way residents Johnny Adams and his wife, Heather Nixon, were throwing comic book character ideas back and forth at one another one day, and… Continue reading

Federal Way’s Calvary Lutheran seeking volunteers to help at community suppers

Calvary Lutheran Church in Federal Way is seeking volunteers to help with its community suppers, a program sponsored by the Federal Way Community Caregiving Network.… Continue reading

Island music master Germán López performs Sept. 17 in Federal Way

The Performing Arts and Event Center welcomes Germán López at 3 p.m. Sept. 17 at the PAEC, 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. in Federal… Continue reading

Duval headlining in new role for Centerstage Theatre

It was a blessing in disguise. Trista Duval, interim artistic director for Centerstage Theatre, always imagined herself being a performer after seeing “The Little Mermaid”… Continue reading