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Holiday with Lights returns to Wild Waves theme park

Wild Waves Holiday with Lights opens on Sunday, Dec. 3 and runs through Dec. 31. The theme park will be open from 5-9 p.m. Dec.… Continue reading

In his words: Federal Way resident describes living with diabetes | Senior Lifestyle

Editor’s Note: Federal Way resident Gary Robertson writes about his experience living with type 1 diabetes. People should always follow the care prescribed by their… Continue reading

Federal Way’s Special Olympics sports program coordinator, theater director finds joy in work | Citizen of the Month

As the Special Olympics sports program coordinator and director of the annual Friendship Theater play for the city of Federal Way, Sharon Boyle is a… Continue reading

Following their dreams: Decatur grad, wife quit jobs, sell possessions to travel the world

Earlier this year, Alex and Liana Borishkevich decided to take a risk to follow their dreams. The couple decided to sell their house, cars and… Continue reading

My name is Mama’s Boy, and I need a home | Pet of the Week

Mama’s Boy is an 8-year-old male pit bull/Bouvier des Flandres dog (ID A084344). Mama’s Boy is an affectionate lovebug who would be thrilled to cuddle… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2017

Community Calendar

Sign Language Classes: Beginner sign language classes, 6-8 p.m., Nov. 22-Dec. 13, Northwest Foursquare Church, 34800 21st Ave. SW, Federal Way. All are welcome to… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2017

Centerstage Theatre presents British Pantomime version of ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Centerstage Theatre presents its second show of the 2017-18 season, “Beauty and the Beast.” The show opens Saturday, Nov. 25, and runs through Thursday, Dec.… Continue reading

Big Ol’ Turkey Round Up collects birds for families in need

Brooklake Church collected 323 turkeys to help local families enjoy a tasty Thanksgiving meal. The frozen birds were collected during the fifth annual Big Ol’… Continue reading

Federal Way Symphony performing the ‘Messiah’

Join the Federal Way Symphony for its annual presentation of the Messiah at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19 at the Federal Way Performing Arts and… Continue reading

The Federal Way Symphony, featuring Federal Way Chorale and Symphony singers, presents Handel’s “Messiah,” 2-4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center, 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. (Courtesy photo)

Federal Way Symphony presents Handel’s Messiah | Calendar

Upcoming entertainment includes “Evening with Elvis” and a Comedy Night at Billy McHale’s.

  • Nov 17, 2017
The Federal Way Symphony, featuring Federal Way Chorale and Symphony singers, presents Handel’s “Messiah,” 2-4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center, 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. (Courtesy photo)

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

Nala is a 10-year-old female cat, dilute tortie (ID #A532401). This sweet girl is a spirited cat with a fun-loving personality. She is so affectionate… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

City hosting holiday camp for children during winter break

The city of Federal Way is hosting a holiday camp for children ages 5 to 13 at the Federal Way Community Center during winter break.… Continue reading

Federal Way’s Ernest D. Lavorini was drafted in 1942 and served with the 21st U.S. Naval Construction Battalion - better known as the Seabees - in the Pacific Theater. Courtesy photo

Donation keeps Federal Way veteran’s story alive

After serving his country in World War II, Ernest D. Lavorini came home to Federal Way.

Federal Way’s Ernest D. Lavorini was drafted in 1942 and served with the 21st U.S. Naval Construction Battalion - better known as the Seabees - in the Pacific Theater. Courtesy photo

Federal Way Chorale presenting holiday concert Saturday

The Federal Way Chorale will present “O Emmanuel” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center, 31510 Pete… Continue reading

SKFR firefighters present young Mirror Lake students with coats for winter

Representatives from South King Fire & Rescue, Firefighters Union Local 2024 and community partners pooled resources to bring warm coats to local children as a… Continue reading

Federal Way woman seeks to fill every hungry belly in school district

Monique Edwards is on a mission to end child hunger in schools. That’s why the Federal Way resident started P’s Lunchbox, a service that aims… Continue reading

Federal Way community turns out for Honoring Our Own Veterans Day event at Todd Beamer

Veterans Day observance at Todd Beamer High School included presentations and POW/MIA ceremony

  • Nov 14, 2017

Storm Large to perform at Federal Way PAEC

Pacific Northwest favorite Storm Large will take the stage at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Events Center, 31510… Continue reading

John Bocek is sworn in as Federal Way District Court commissioner in January 1963. Contributed photo.

Federal Way Flashback: John Bocek served as court commissioner, school board president

One of the great strengths of the Historical Society of Federal Way is its newspaper collection. The society’s archives in the basement of its Steel… Continue reading

John Bocek is sworn in as Federal Way District Court commissioner in January 1963. Contributed photo.

Military Road: South King County’s link to the Civil War

Retaining its original name and general route throughout South King County, Military Road is a section of the Fort Steilacoom–Fort Bellingham Road, part of a… Continue reading