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Centerstage presents ‘Sleeping Beauty’ in Federal Way

Centerstage announced the latest of its enormously popular English Christmas pantos, "Sleeping Beauty." Part of a tradition that goes back three centuries, Centerstage pantos are written by Paul Hendy, now widely-regarded in England as one of the best in the business.

  • Nov 27th, 2015

Federal Way United Methodist Church to host ‘Godspell’

Fast paced, colorful, fun entertainment abounds during the current production of "Godspell" produced by Federal Way United Methodist Church and Rosebud Community Theater.

  • Nov 24th, 2015

Federal Way author guides future disciples, spiritual warriors in new book

This week marks the nationwide release of Federal Way author W.D. Swanson's new religious book, "Life Words: A Bible Study for Discipleship and Spiritual Warfare," where Swanson equips her readers to embrace life as Christ's followers.

  • Nov 12th, 2015

Clarifying the breast cancer screening dilemma

You need a mammogram to protect your breast health, but figuring out when and how often to

  • Nov 2nd, 2015

Wild Waves gets spooky at Halloween Fright Fest in Federal Way

Wild Waves Theme Park will bring thrill seekers screams and scares at the 14th annual Fright Fest on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 31.

  • Oct 5th, 2015

Meet Federal Way medical murder mystery author on Sept. 4

Federal Way author Phillip Douglas will be a featured guest at Columbia Winery’s Foodie Friday event from 5-7 p.m. on Sept. 4.

  • Sep 1st, 2015

Federal Way houses increase in price, sales from last year

Redfin published its July Housing Market Tracker, showing a 16.2 percent jump in Federal Way home prices and 24.3 percent increase in home sales year over year.

  • Aug 28th, 2015

Federal Way seeks artists for Arts Alive contest

Many contests and showcase opportunities are abound for artists this autumn.

  • Aug 24th, 2015

Breastfeeding: A personal choice with benefits that requires support | Healthy Living

As a soon-to-be pediatrician, I went into motherhood knowing the benefits of breastfeeding and was dedicated to nursing my newborn son.

Federal Way artist fills a niche market with colored pencil drawings

Much like how the wand chooses the wizard in “Harry Potter,” veteran artist Ann Kullberg feels that color pencil chose her.

Wild Waves in Federal Way prepares for busy weekend during heat wave

Wild Waves Theme Park, an ideal summer attraction for families looking for a fun way to cool down this summer,

  • Jun 25th, 2015

Federal Way Symphony offers free music instruction

The Federal Way Symphony is pleased to announce a new music education program offering free music lessons to local students in need.

  • Jun 24th, 2015

Celebrate Fourth of July at free Federal Way festival

Fireworks, food and star-studded entertainment are on tap for Federal Way’s Fourth of July Red, White and Blues Festival.

  • Jun 24th, 2015

Tickets are now available for FUSION’s only annual fundraiser set for Aug. 5.

  • Jun 16th, 2015

Tickets available for FUSION’s annual summer fundraiser

Tickets are now available for FUSION’s only annual fundraiser set for Aug. 5.

  • Jun 16th, 2015

Wild Waves Theme Park is now open daily for the summer season, with the exciting introduction of a new triple water slide complex.

  • Jun 9th, 2015

Federal Way’s Wild Waves now open with new triple water slide complex

Wild Waves Theme Park is now open daily for the summer season, with the exciting introduction of a new triple water slide complex.

  • Jun 9th, 2015

Federal Way home prices, sales increase in March

Redfin recently published its March housing market tracker, showing a 3.4 percent bump in Federal Way home prices and a 7 percent increase in home sales year over year.

  • May 13th, 2015

Calling all artists: Federal Way commission seeks designs for utility boxes

In the spirit of beautification, the city of Federal Way Art Commission has put out a call to artists requesting interesting, family-friendly designs to vinyl-wrap the utility boxes around the city.

  • May 1st, 2015

Centerstage director explores Europe for new WWI musical in Federal Way

Cemetery upon cemetery of manicured headstones confronted Alan Bryce around every corner as he drove along quaint country lanes in France.

  • Apr 24th, 2015

Federal Way Rhododendron garden offering free third Thursdays

The Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden is now offering a free Third Thursday Garden Mingle.

  • Apr 10th, 2015

Diabetes costs Washington state billions of dollars

Diabetes takes a huge toll on people who have the disease, and also costs the state billions every year. According to a recent study, the outlook on the diabetes situation doesn’t seem be to improving.

  • Apr 10th, 2015

February Federal Way housing prices, sales up from last year

Redfin, a real estate brokerage firm, recently reported that Federal Way home prices jumped 13.6 percent in February compared to prices in February 2014.

  • Apr 6th, 2015

City of Federal Way’s last recycling event for bulbs and tubes on April 18

The city’s free “one-stop” recycling event occurs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 18 at the Wild Waves parking lot at 36201 Enchanted Parkway S.

  • Apr 3rd, 2015

Federal Way Symphony proudly presents an organ and symphony concert, featuring two guest artists and beloved classical selections including Chopin’s concerto no. 1

  • Mar 27th, 2015

Federal Way Symphony’s organ and symphony concert set for Saturday

Federal Way Symphony proudly presents an organ and symphony concert, featuring two guest artists and beloved classical selections including Chopin’s concerto no. 1

  • Mar 28th, 2015

New podcast highlights things to do in Federal Way

Federal Way To Do List, a new podcast that launched in January, delivers local activities, events and attractions directly to listeners.

  • Feb 24th, 2015

Federal Way book store to host murder mystery book signing event

Barnes and Noble in Federal Way will host a book signing event featuring author and Seattle yoga teacher Tracy Weber.

  • Feb 4th, 2015

Art show to feature Federal Way seniors’ memories, travel

Evelyn Gibb can’t see most of her watercolor paintings.

  • Jan 20th, 2015

Fluorescent lights recycling program includes free Federal Way collection site

Washington residents can now recycle fluorescent lights and other mercury-containing lights for free at 130 sites throughout the state, including one site in Federal Way.

  • Jan 5th, 2015

Drop off those bulky Styrofoam blocks for recycling between Dec. 23 and Jan. 9 in the Federal Way City Hall parking lot at 33325 Eighth Ave. S.

  • Dec 23rd, 2014

King County offers tips to prevent food waste this holiday

American households toss out 25 percent of the food and drink they buy, adding up to more than $130 every month, and that number rises even higher during the holidays.

  • Dec 23rd, 2014

Styrofoam drop-off at Federal Way City Hall Dec. 23 — Jan. 9

Drop off those bulky Styrofoam blocks for recycling between Dec. 23 and Jan. 9 in the Federal Way City Hall parking lot at 33325 Eighth Ave. S.

  • Dec 23rd, 2014

Healthy eating around the holidays and beyond | Guest Column

We all know that feeling. That food coma we go into after a great holiday meal. It’s simultaneously wonderful and depressing.

One million lights to illuminate Wild Waves in Federal Way

Washington’s brightest outdoor light celebration, Holiday with Lights, returns select nights Dec. 5 through Jan. 4 to transform Wild Waves Theme Park into a sparkling nighttime winter wonderland.

  • Dec 6th, 2014

Federal Way performance to benefit Nepal project, acupuncture treatment

WooShin Acupuncture presents the second concert of their Benefit Concert Series, a performance by sought-after cellist and chamber musician Haeyoon Shin and Friends.

  • Dec 6th, 2014

Federal Way Mirror announces fall poetry contest winners

The Mirror recently launched its first-ever fall poetry contest with the theme “autumn.” Thank you to the poets who together submitted over 30 poems.

Zombies rule in Federal Way Freaky 5k run | Slideshow

Nine individuals were crowned winners in the first ever Federal Way Cup 5k Series Fun Run

  • Oct 31st, 2014

Event to benefit Federal Way Performing Arts and Conference Center Nov. 1

The Federal Way Coalition of the Performing Arts will presents Shindig!, an evening of entertainment by outstanding internationally and regionally acclaimed performers on Saturday,

  • Oct 28th, 2014

Welcome to Federal Way: Student artists reveal murals in downtown park

Student artists representing every high school in Federal Way joined Mayor Jim Ferrell and other city leaders in the rain to unveil a series of 10 large murals at Town Square Park on Wednesday.

  • Oct 25th, 2014