Federal Way-based World Vision is loading trucks with supplies to assist the victims of a powerful tornado that ravaged Oklahoma.
Ten-year-old Isabel Carpenter was recently honored by King County with a "911 Hero" award for her quick thinking when a stranger approached her this past February and attempted to persuade her to get in a car while she walked home from school.
School board member Angela Griffin, who was first appointed to position four in 2008, has announced she will not seek re-election. Griffin was recently a finalist and interviewed for a vacant position on the Washington State Board of Education.
Here is the final list of candidates for the 2013 elections in Federal Way. The primary election (for races with three candidates or more) is Aug. 6. The general election is Nov. 5.
Longtime Federal Way resident Scott Chase bought his house 23 years ago. He never could have predicted that the airplane noise over his house would become such an issue.
Puget Sound Energy is investigating the cause of two separate power outages affecting 3,303 customers in Federal Way and 326 customers in Poulsbo this morning.
At 7:38 a.m. May 17 in the 35000 block of 16th Avenue South, the subject walked into a local high school, saying his mother abused him and stole his name.
An informal public meeting of city center business and property owners and managers will begin at 5:30 p.m. May 23 The Commons Mall across from Famous Footwear. The purpose is to discuss the performing arts and conference center proposed for the former Toys R' Us site on 20th Avenue South.
For Federal Way, a total of 11 of the 19 routes that serve the city could be either eliminated or reduced/revised.
With Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) Superintendent Rob Neu set to give his final recommendation for a budget at the May 28 board meeting, Assistant Superintendent of Business Services Sally McLean gave a quick review of the budget planning process to date.
Communities In Schools of Federal Way netted more than $55,000 during its 2013 fundraising breakfast May 17 at the Weyerhaeuser campus.
Gov. Jay Inslee made a quick stop Friday in Kent to pump up South Sound politicians and business leaders about the importance for the Legislature to pass a transportation funding package during the special session that started this week.
Longtime incumbent Bill Gates will seek re-election to position 1 against challenger Jerry Galland, a resident of unincorporated King County and an outspoken critic of the fire district.
The city recently began a traffic safety improvement project at the intersection of SW 336th Street and 21st Avenue SW.
In the early morning hours of June 27, tension escalated among a crowd of gang members outside a Federal Way bar. A mix of black and Mexican males argued, flashed gang signs and yelled out affiliations with the Gangster Disciples and Rollin 90’s Crips.
Now's the time to let the State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) know your opinion of the proposed rules for the state's new recreational marijuana market.
His documentary, "The Otherside," is debuting at the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) next weekend. It will be shown at the SIFF Cinema Uptown in Seattle at 7 p.m. May 31, and again at 8:30 p.m. June 2, as part of the "Face the Music" program.
At 11:11 p.m. May 8 at 112 SW 312th Street, it was reported that an employee of Papa John's had received a call earlier in the evening from a person he believed to be from corporate tech support.
Diana Noble-Gulliford has announced her candidacy for Federal Way City Council position six.
Hundreds of people attended the Federal Way Farmers Market's 2013 summer season kickoff May 11 at The Commons Mall parking lot.