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- posted Nov 14, 2013 at 4:04 PM
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.
- posted Nov 15, 2013 at 10:35 AM
Super Typhoon Haiyan's devastation has left the Philippines in a state of emergency, and many Washingtonians are mobilizing to help.
- posted Oct 23, 2013 at 12:36 PM
Maybe I'm new to reading election advertisements and endorsements, but I've always thought that when you endorse a person for an elected position that you would be voting for that person.
- posted Oct 23, 2013 at 1:37 PM
Foes of Initiative 522 have spent that much so far attacking the food labeling initiative, and it is paying off.
- posted Nov 15, 2013 at 1:30 PM
A lot of press was given to the pay increase that Federal Way Public Schools Superintendent Robert Neu received. It was about a 20 percent increase ($42,000), raising his annual pay to $240,000.
- posted Nov 15, 2013 at 1:32 PM
This cartoon by Frank Shiers was printed in the Nov. 15, 2013, edition of the Federal Way Mirror.
- posted Nov 15, 2013 at 3:12 PM
A handful of Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) officials recently traveled to Michigan and Ghana on "study missions."
- posted Oct 23, 2013 at 4:33 PM— updated Oct 23, 2013 at 5:31 PM
The Washington State Partnership Council on Juvenile Justice has selected three programs to receive state grant funding for criminal street gang prevention.
- posted Oct 23, 2013 at 5:15 PM
The 2013 election campaign, of which I am currently involved, has been the worst ever, filled with lies and innuendo about me and members of our organization.
- posted Nov 15, 2013 at 4:10 PM
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.
- posted Oct 24, 2013 at 11:23 AM— updated Oct 24, 2013 at 12:06 PM
Decatur High School's Celia Beyke dominated the South Puget Sound League 3A Division Girls Golf Medalist Tournament Monday and Tuesday at the Gold Mountain Golf Course in Bremerton.
- posted Nov 15, 2013 at 3:40 PM— updated Nov 16, 2013 at 11:56 AM
Metro Transit will hold a meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Federal Way Community Center, 876 S. 333rd St., to discuss the possible impact of cuts to Metro Transit service in the near future.
- posted Nov 15, 2013 at 3:46 PM
With the passage of House Bill 1635 in 2012, drivers education programs were given the ability to administer both the knowledge and skills tests on site.
- posted Nov 15, 2013 at 3:53 PM
Federal Way High School retained its status as an AVID demonstration school, one of only 125 schools worldwide to be denoted with that status.
- posted Nov 15, 2013 at 4:32 PM
Is Angela Davis really the right type of speaker for Federal Way?
- posted Nov 15, 2013 at 4:39 PM
I would like to continue the conversation started by Mr. Federal Way in his opinion published on Nov. 7.
- posted Oct 24, 2013 at 5:11 PM
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 South King Fire and Rescue.
- posted Oct 24, 2013 at 5:09 PM
In the lone race for Lakehaven Utilty District board of commissioners position 2, longtime incumbent Don Miller faces challenger Marie-Anne Harkness.
- posted Oct 24, 2013 at 5:05 PM
South King Fire Commissioner Bill Gates, I would expect an attack piece with twisted facts from Jerry Galland, but not from you ("Fire commissioner says Jerry Galland spreads lies and innuendo," letters, Oct. 23).
- posted Oct 24, 2013 at 5:31 PM
Q: Mr. Federal Way, you have kids in Federal Way Public Schools. Do you have any idea how to read the standard-based education grading system?
- posted Oct 24, 2013 at 5:14 PM
The Mirror hosted an election forum Oct. 23, featuring candidates for Federal Way School Board. Candidates fielded questions from the audience. The forum was moderated by Dr. T.M. Sell of Highline Community College.
- posted Oct 24, 2013 at 5:35 PM
It wasn’t an easy decision for Jim Ferrell to run for mayor a second time.
- posted Oct 25, 2013 at 1:20 PM— updated Oct 28, 2013 at 12:05 PM
Dominique Cooks is the epitome of perseverance. The 18-year-old Decatur High School student was a stud, 220-pound defensive lineman for the Gators' football team and the definition of a "power guard" on the basketball court. To illustrate how talented he was on the gridiron, Decatur head coach Leon Hatch made the rare call to have Cooks play on the line as a ninth-grader during the 2010 football season and start all year as a sophomore.
- posted Oct 24, 2013 at 5:43 PM
The Federal Way Mirror’s editorial board endorses the following school board, fire commissioner and water commissioner candidates in the 2013 general election.
- posted Oct 24, 2013 at 5:29 PM
This cartoon by Frank Shiers appeared in the Oct. 25, 2013, print edition of the Federal Way Mirror.