Q: Mr. Federal Way, I noticed you didn't have an opinion on the primary election results last week. How could you miss such an opportunity to tell it like it is?
Those who cannot remember the past...
Federal Way is not a city I was supposed to like.
I was in Olympia last week talking with legislators, and what a week it was! There was a lot of politics, some policy and behavior you wouldn’t believe. The real issue continues to be each party trying to score points on the other and get out of town with no political baggage.
Gender issues certainly took the media spotlight in 2015. From Caitlyn Jenner coming out, to Anne Lamott embarrassing herself when tweeting her ignorance of trans issues, to Jeffrey Tambor winning an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in Amazon’s show “Transparent,” gender was subjected to popular and public debate, with wildly differing points of view.
Space has always been the greatest mystery to mankind. We’ve watched the stars move, we’ve watched them fall from the heavens, we’ve hidden in terror as the sun was devoured (Viking Solar-Eclipse myths), we’ve even seen the sun move back the other way (Isaiah 38:8).
Q: Mr. Federal Way, I was aghast at reading the Mirror’s story online about the $95,000 piano that is sitting in City Hall.
You are going to need a scorecard and an eraser to keep track of the names running for state office this year, as changes keep coming.
"I think I know who's behind the drive-by shooting on the freeway in Auburn."
The first week of the state legislature was great theater if you are following the battle for power between the two parties and the race for governor between incumbent Democrat Jay Inslee and Republican Bill Bryant.
Superintendent Tammy Campbell has passed her initial 100-day benchmarks with flying colors.
Q: Mr. Federal Way, can you please explain how the City of Federal Way Mayor is continuing going over his established budget, but yet keeps on spending more money, especially on remodeling the Town Square Park for the third time?
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Q: Mr. Federal Way, why can’t newspaper articles be complete in one place? Why do they have to be broken up so a reader has to flip back and forth through the paper?
I’ve never seen a busier newsroom than the one at the Federal Way Mirror.
I am pleased to learn that Federal Way's economic development department has been busy trying to fill some of the vacant commercial space around town with new business tenants.
It's officially official!
With the holidays approaching, we are ever so mindful of the outstanding community support received over the past year. On behalf of the FUSION Board of Director's and the families we serve, FUSION would like to express deep appreciation for the generous donations and volunteer support given to our organization.
Q: Mr. Federal Way, what are your thoughts on the real vs. fake Christmas tree argument?
One of the most fun things I do is teach for Great Conversations. Several times a year, I gather with girls ages 10-12 and adult, often moms, to talk about puberty in a class called For Girls Only.