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Federal Way Diversity Commission hosting cultural fair

Federal Way is becoming more and more diverse by the day, and to celebrate, the city is having its first ever cultural fair. This event… Continue reading

Area students learn the basics of nursing at annual camp in Tacoma

Sarah Cho wanted to check out a real hospital in action, not the one often seen on prime time television. The Decatur High School student… Continue reading

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

Rhino is a 10-year-old male pit bull, about 57 pounds (ID #A531897). Rhino is a sweet older guy who would love a home where he’ll… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Students improve their game at Summer Chess Camp with Federal Way superintendent

On July 17, Federal Way Public Schools hosted its first Summer Chess Camp with the superintendent to further reinforce this commitment. “Chess is an important… Continue reading

Blues festival hopes to hit high note for city

Last year, Federal Way Symphony President Rene Ewing felt a duty to her city. After shootings and other negative happenings started to define Federal Way,… Continue reading

Strong parks system enhances city’s livability

With more than 30 parks in Federal Way, residents of all ages have plenty of recreation areas from which to choose for exercise, play or… Continue reading

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

Squeaky is a 12-year-old female cat, exotic shorthair (ID #A531303). Her previous owner described her as outgoing, loving and super sweet. Squeaky lived in a… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2017

Federal Way grads revive fraternity for African-American students at UW

Josh Dawson still remembers his first day of general chemistry at the University of Washington. Walking into a lecture hall of 650 students, Dawson, a… Continue reading

Federal Way’s Multicultural Book Group to meet July 12

The Multicultural Book Group will be meet at 7 p.m. July 12 at the 320th Federal Way library to discuss “Coming Clean” by Kimberly Rae… Continue reading

Lions hosting rummage sale to benefit students

The Lions Club is hosting a rummage sale to help fund the Lions Dictionary Project from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Twin… Continue reading

PowellsWood hosts annual Storytelling Festival next weekend

PowellsWood Garden, in collaboration with local storytelling guilds, hosts its sixth annual Storytelling Festival July 21-22. Five master storytellers will share personal, literary and folk… Continue reading

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

Chyna is a 14-year-old, female pit bull-mix (A530518). Chyna is a friendly, affectionate, gentle dog who has lived in a home with other dogs and… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2017

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

Bulbasaur is a 6-year-old male pit bull terrier, about 60 pounds (ID #A524632). This sweet boy already knows how to sit and shake. He walks… Continue reading

  • Jul 3, 2017

Federal Way school officials save life | Citizens of the Month

It’s not often you’re in the right place at the right time when having a heart attack. But on June 6 at Valhalla Elementary, school… Continue reading

Dash Point State Park is perfect mix of forest and beach | Explore Federal Way

Trails in Washington are diverse. Some meander up mountain ridge lines with 360 degree views – a lake on the right, a mountain range on… Continue reading

Federal Way Public Schools Employment & Transition Program class of 2017

Alan Aldrich Scott Cheever Ontai Fogalele Shang Rong Kuang Dupreé Lee Amari Pankey Donte Peoples Chase Puglisi Rachael Tilger Darren (LD) Whittaker II… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2017

Windermere agents volunteer at Federal Way Senior Center

Windermere Real Estate/West Campus and South Sound held its annual community service day, June 9. The project this year was the Federal Way Senior Center,… Continue reading

New York City ballerina performs at Village Green in Federal Way

Claire Kretzschmar, a ballerina with the New York City Ballet and granddaughter of Federal Way resident Leo Thoennes, performed for the residents of Village Green… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2017

Centerstage names Federal Way’s Duval as interim artistic director

The board of directors of Centerstage Theatre Arts Conservatory announces actor/director and Federal Way resident Trista Duval as interim artistic director. Duval will take over… Continue reading

For Todd Beamer graduate Bird, technology a life-changer, future career

Todd Beamer High School graduate Sam Bird has always been interested technology, even as a young child. First, her father got Bird her first video… Continue reading