It was in November 2007 that I first met Andy Hobbs. I had sent him an article I had written for parents about handling holiday stress. In addition, I was passionate about a new sexuality education ministry we had started at our church called Our Whole Lives/Sexuality and Our Faith.
Other suburban cities have had the “strong mayor” system for more than 100 years.
The election results are known and it is important to thank all who sought elected office, congratulate those who were elected, and thank those who served but are not returning.
Q: It looks like Federal Way Public Schools are going back to a more traditional grading system. Can I get Mr. Federal Way’s thoughts?
Today is my last day in Federal Way. It’s been a fun ride, and I look forward to the next phase of my career.
The anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s death caused me to reflect on his expectations that the “best and brightest” should serve their government.
This cartoon by Frank Shiers was printed in the Nov. 22, 2013, edition of the Federal Way Mirror.
Federal Way Public Schools have a graduation problem, and Superintendent Rob Neu has promised to fix it.
Q: Mr. Federal Way, why do you keep picking on the school district? Didn’t your dad teach you not to hit a man when he’s down?
A New York company is raising money to develop a line of undergarments called Anti-Rape Wear, which use straps and webbing that are scissor- and knife-resistant to prevent ripping or cutting them off, or pushing them aside.
This cartoon by Frank Shiers was printed in the Nov. 15, 2013, edition of the Federal Way Mirror.
Q: I was one of more than 100 parents who showed up to the Federal Way School Board meeting Tuesday night who was looking for answers regarding the standards based grading system. I came away with the opinion that the school board is not listening to its constituents. They are going to do what they want to do, and there’s nothing parents or students can do to change their minds.
According to voters, the local election theme for 2013 turned out to be “frustration, change and Democrats.”
If you like public policy debates about what government should, or shouldn’t do, or about what government’s priorities are or should be, you’re going to love the debate about the 2008 King County Budget.