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Best of Federal Way 2013 winners | PHOTOS

  • Mar 14, 2013 at 6:00PM updated Mar 28, 2013 at 11:55AM

We hope you enjoy the results along with the messages from the businesses and groups for which you voted.

Academic acceleration policy spreads with mixed support

  • Mar 14, 2013 at 6:00PM updated Mar 15, 2013 at 10:02AM

Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) has sponsored companion bills in the Legislature that would require all districts in the state to adopt an accelerated academics policy similar to the one implemented by FWPS in recent years.

Baseball preview: Thomas Jefferson gets ready to clean up on a refurbished field

  • Mar 15, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 10:19AM

Everything seems to be coming together for the Thomas Jefferson baseball program. The Raiders seemed primed to make a run at an elusive postseason berth in the highly-competitive South Puget Sound League North Division.

Fastpitch preview: Raiders looking to extend state tournament streak to five

  • Mar 15, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 10:18AM

The Thomas Jefferson fastpitch program has developed into a powerhouse. The Raiders have played at the Class 4A State Tournament for the past four seasons and five times in the past six years.


  • Mar 15, 2013 at 10:07AM

Batting highlights — Isaiah Hatch, 3 for 4, 1 RBI. Pitching highlights: Kyle Robbins, 2.1 innings, 5 hits, 5 ER, 3 Ks.

SPORTS BRIEF: TJ's Kiel Hicks hosting piano concert to raise money for karate world championships

  • Mar 15, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 3:33PM

Thomas Jefferson student and United States karate champion Kiel Hicks is hosting a solo piano concert fundraising event at 4 p.m. March 23 at Roy’s Place Studios and Recital Hall in Lynnwood. The studio is at 4926 196th St. SW.

Risk vs. reward: Where does city stand on PACC? | Roegner

  • Mar 15, 2013 at 10:18AM

Against the backdrop of an election year and what to do about the performing arts and conference center (PACC), the Federal Way City Council and mayor held their annual retreat.

Upcoming events: Town hall with state reps, free recycling, family history expo

  • Mar 15, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 2:05PM

30th District town halls: State Rep. Linda Kochmar (R-Federal Way) will hold town hall meetings from 10 to 11:30 a.m. March 16 at Federal Way City Hall.

'Shark Tank' generates buzz for local Sub Zero franchise

  • Mar 16, 2013 at 1:00AM

The TV show "Shark Tank" generated a positive ripple effect for a Federal Way ice cream shop.

Second-graders study lost art of letter writing | Andy Hobbs

  • Mar 16, 2013 at 1:00AM

Dear Lake Dolloff Elementary second-graders: Here are a few pointers for writing a letter that people will want to read.

SPORTS BRIEF: Lakota Middle School's Jon Langmack wins a pair of hockey titles

  • Mar 16, 2013 at 8:00AM

Lakota Middle School seventh-grader Jon Langmack and the rest of his Tacoma Rockets AA Pee Wee hockey team recently won the gold medals at the California State Games in San Diego and the Tier 2 Washington State Championships.

Keep the momentum behind the PACC | Letters

  • Mar 16, 2013 at 12:00PM

We now need to continue momentum to build the performing arts and civic center (PACC) in the heart of Federal Way.

Don’t put Federal Way PACC into political purgatory | Letters

  • Mar 16, 2013 at 12:00PM

On March 9, I was pleased to observe our Federal Way City Council in action at their planning retreat. My interest is from the perspective of an arts commissioner for this city and as a relatively new resident who believes in the positive impact that the arts can have on the whole community.

MIT-bound Paul Kalebu raises academic bar with nuclear physics, 'Code Day''

  • Mar 16, 2013 at 2:00PM

Todd Beamer senior Paul Kalebu was given some worthy attention at the Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) March 12 meeting. Beamer campus principal Randy Kaczor introduced the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)-bound Kalebu, saying the young man is an exemplar student.

Fewer WA teens use alcohol and tobacco; depression is up

  • Mar 17, 2013 at 1:00AM

The state Department of Health (DOH) released the results of its statewide Healthy Youth Survey recently, finding that Washington teens are using tobacco and alcohol at lower rates than in previous years — but, conversely, they are feeling more depressed and suicidal.

Four Federal Way schools receive BECU grants

  • Mar 17, 2013 at 1:00AM updated Mar 18, 2013 at 9:29AM

Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) had four schools receive grants: Brigadoon Elementary, Decatur High School, Olympic View Elementary and Wildwood Elementary.

Motorcycle crash victim hits physical therapy milestone

  • Mar 15, 2013 at 2:48PM

With his glove stuck on the throttle, Andy Foss skidded toward the curb on a purple motorcycle that wouldn't slow down.

Education funding and the elephant in the room | Shiers

  • Mar 17, 2013 at 1:00AM

This cartoon by Frank Shiers was printed in the March 15, 2013, edition of the Federal Way Mirror.

Don't miss Big Band Showcase hosted by John Keister

  • Mar 17, 2013 at 11:00AM

Check out these March entertainment options in Federal Way.

TENNIS PREVIEW: Jefferson shooting for yet another SPSL Central championship

  • Mar 18, 2013 at 3:50PM

The Raiders rolled through the SPSL Central Division with a perfect record a season ago and are the favorites to do it again. Jefferson loses only two players who saw any significant varsity time last year.

Suspect in 2010 shooting surrenders at U.S.-Mexico border

  • Mar 18, 2013 at 9:52AM

Edgar Daniel Sanchez, 24, turned himself in on March 14 at the San Ysidro Port of Entry.

Fake cop knocks on door | Federal Way crime blotter

  • Mar 18, 2013 at 11:40AM

At 9:42 p.m. March 17 in the 36000 block of 17th Avenue South, a woman reported that a man had knocked on her door, claiming to be with the police department.

BOYS SOCCER PREVIEW: Traditional power Jefferson hoping to repeat as SPSL champions

  • Mar 19, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Mar 21, 2013 at 4:27PM

The Thomas Jefferson boys soccer program is one for the history books. The Raiders have won a state-record seven big-school championships and 19 South Puget Sound League titles.

Will PACC serve Federal Way citizens in long run? | Letters

  • Mar 19, 2013 at 12:49PM

First, from what I understand there is already a performing arts center at the Knutzen Family Theatre. The city used taxpayer money for this. Is it not good enough?

Coming up: Scouting for Food and Reach Out Rollermania

  • Mar 19, 2013 at 3:00PM

Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts will be in Federal Way neighborhoods Saturday morning, March 23, asking for donations to help area food banks.

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