Life

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

Past the gushing, gruesome details ‘The Trauma Cleaner’ is worth a read

Wash your hands thoroughly. That’s good advice, no matter where you are. At the risk of sounding germophobic, you never know what lurked on that… Continue reading

We can’t be our best as people when we stand alone

Being a pastor often puts me in a position to walk with people who struggle or experience pain.

  • Apr 8, 2018

Symphony season finale, job fair coming up

AARP Tax Help: The Federal Way Library, 34200 First Way S., offers free individualized tax preparation assistance provided by trained AARP volunteers from 10 a.m.-5… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2018

Federal Way Symphony concludes season with Brahms, Tchaikovsky and Mozart

Shows are set for 7:30 p.m. April 7 and 2 p.m. April 8 at Federal Way PAEC.

‘They Lost Their Heads’ should help answer your questions

Your neck bone’s connected to your back bone. And that’s a good thing. You want to be the most together person around, in more ways… Continue reading

Children hunt for 6,000 eggs at Light of Christ Community Garden

Last Saturday, 235 children hunted for eggs at the Light of Christ Community Garden. In addition to scouring the grounds for 6,000 eggs, the event… Continue reading

Ramen burger: Worth the hype and the wait

One-Hit Wonder: a performer, group, etc., that is popular or successful only once for a brief time. – Merriam Webster’s collegiate dictionary, www.merriam-webster.com The ramen… Continue reading

Todd Beamer graduate gives back to community by providing gifts to senior citizens

Federal Way’s Advancing Leadership program spurred Jessica Montesi into action.

Egg hunts, Easter events on the docket for this weekend

AARP Tax Help: The Federal Way Library, 34200 First Way S., offers free individualized tax preparation assistance provided by trained AARP volunteers from 10 a.m.-5… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2018

Sometimes to have faith, all you need is to believe

Today, you are feeling secure. The world’s woes don’t worry you this day. You know that you’ll want for nothing and that everything will turn… Continue reading