As I had to leave the public hearing early, I missed hearing Mayor Jim Ferrell tell the crowd that the Sept. 1 meeting was being held as a courtesy because the Council can take no action on the proposed fish processing facility.
I’m an educator who found it frustrating to receive a campaign mailer stating a blatant untruth about Teri Hickel’s stance on funding our schools and calling it fact.
Linda Kochmar, how dare you?! How dare you run a full page ad saying you will “work to bring living wage jobs to Federal Way?”
A rave to the employees and management at our Federal Way Olive Garden!
In the Sept. 9 Mirror was a letter from a citizen challenging Rep. Linda Kochmar’s recent ad regarding her efforts to bring “living wage jobs” to the 30th District.
David Johnson’s “Healing for brokenness” Diversity column was a refreshing, wise look at how we can approach problems in our society.
I am deeply disappointed by the development plans put forward for the Weyerhaeuser property
In their 1994 ordinance accepting the terms under which the Weyerhaeuser campus would be annexed into Federal Way, the City Council made clear that their intention in allowing the agreement was that the open spaces be preserved
I feel the need to respond to your article in the Federal Way Mirror, titled "Principles and Politics." Though not mentioned by name, I am the one who complained to Mayor Jim Ferrell about Marty Gillis in October 2014.
While responding to opinion columnists is often not advisable, the content of Mr. Roegner's recent column requires a response.
Go Parker Ewing! Your bravery and love for your great grandfather inspires us all!
As a member of the pro-committee for marijuana-related businesses, I am saddened the voters chose to stay home or chose fear over what I consider good judgement.
People, shame on you. People fought and were imprisoned fighting for the right to vote and you can't sit down at your kitchen table and fill out a ballot?
As a doctor of optometry, I help care for the eye health of hundreds of Puget Sound-area residents each year. With more than 9 percent of Americans having been diagnosed with diabetes and millions more still undiagnosed, many of the patients who come to our office are concerned with the potential complications of this disease. Since November is Diabetic Eye Disease Month, it's a good time to consider the importance of regular dilated eye exams in the prevention of vision loss.
I was driving to Tacoma via Norpoint hill and the Tide Flats when I witnessed a nightmarish scene.
I was alarmed to learn Valley Cities chose to locate the proposed Woodmont Recovery Center in such close proximity to a school, library and an under-served residential neighborhood.
On Oct. 19 at the Puget Sound Educational Center in Renton, the fourth of seven legislative listening meetings was held. The meeting was led by Sen. Bruce Dammeier, R-Puyallup, and Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-Bainbridge Island. Attending from Federal Way Public Schools was Superintendent Tammy Campbell, school board President Geoffrey McAnalloy, board vice president Claire Wilson, board member-to-be Liz Drake and Sally McLean, assistant superintendent of business services.
Dear Mr. Mayor and members of the Federal Way City Council, I've been following some of the discussion about the Performing Arts and Event Center and feel there definitely needs to be a limit on the financial support the city provides. We don't need further projects that are not self-supporting.
I've been following the discussion about the Performing Arts and Event Center and feel there definitely needs to be a limit on the financial support the city provides.
America is a great nation built upon service. Service invigorates communities and changes lives. Unfortunately, Congress is proposing major funding cuts to AmeriCorps, a national service program that strengthens the Federal Way community while providing opportunities for people of all ages — especially young adults — to gain valuable professional skills.