Former Thomas Jefferson High School homecoming queen Bailey Warrior continues her reign at the University of Washington.
Mireya Valdovinos’s 16-year-old daughter Jasmine used to be so embarrassed about the family’s living conditions that she told her friends she lived in another home up the street from where they actually lived –- the one with the ‘red door.’ She would have rides drop her off at the red door house to hide their poor living conditions.
Soroptimist International of Federal Way, represented by president LeAnn Taylor, recently donated $500 to Wendy McIntosh, Grace Church, and Federal Way Chief of Police Andy Hwang, who are both sponsors of the Federal Way Adopt-a-Family program.
Thomas Jefferson High School students Colin and Madison Malnory recently attended the first Nike N7 Student Summit at Nike world headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon.
Federal Way’s third annual We Scare Hunger food drive is getting bigger and better.
Thousands of students in grades K-12 soon will get a taste of what voting is like by taking part in the annual Washington state Mock Election.
Halloween is a fun holiday for children, but for parents, trick or treat time can be a little scary. Concerns about children’s safety and the load of goodies they return home with can distract from the evening’s festivities. But police officers say, “Do not fear!”
Homeless children often have significant struggles in school. The challenges of moving regularly or living with instability can affect a child’s focus and make school work more difficult.
King County residents who pay their property taxes themselves, rather than through their mortgage lender, should circle Friday, Oct. 31 on their calendar. The second half of 2014 property taxes are due on that date.
Valley Cities Counseling in Federal Way received a $2,000 grant from the Puget Sound Energy Foundation to support Valley Cities’ Mental Health First Aid Community Program.
A grassroots Facebook effort by Federal Way High School alumni resulted in a celebration involving hundreds of former students at the school on Saturday, Oct. 18, homecoming weekend.
Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell challenged a high school leadership program to express the city’s youth voice through art at the new downtown park. The result – a series of 10 large murals – will be unveiled at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22.
Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet Ron A. Silva was recently involved in Cadet Language and Cultural Immersion Training.
Two new art pieces are on display in the Educational Services Center at Federal Way Public Schools, courtesy of the Museum of Glass. For almost 10 years, the Museum of Glass has invited students to participate in Kids Design Glass.
Dan Huntley, a Spanaway resident, drives 22 miles twice a month to attend Federal Way meetings for Amputee Advocates, which he describes as a blend of a prayer group mixed with a “can-do” support system.
Federal Way’s community leadership organization, Advancing Leadership, recognized two important selections at its annual fundraising dinner, Evening with the Stars on Saturday.
Seattle Seahawks fans can save on travel time, parking and gas by taking Sound Transit’s popular Sounder trains to the Seahawks 1:25 p.m. game this Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. Special Sounder service is in addition to regular Link light rail service to and from the stadiums.
The Federal Way Municipal Court, Tukwila Municipal Court, The Supreme Court Gender & Justice Commission, and St Vincent de Paul Parish present In Her Shoes
Judge Dave Larson of Federal Way Municipal Court was awarded the prestigious Judge William Nevin Award by former Chief Justice Gerry Alexander of the Washington Judge’s Foundation at the fall conference in Spokane.