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2013 fireworks in Federal Way: All you need to know

  • Jul 1, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Jul 3, 2013 at 5:34PM

Federal Way is sponsoring the annual Red, White and Blues Festival on July 4 at Celebration Park. A free 22-minute professional fireworks show begins at 10:15 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs.

Aid car and firefighters join the fleet at South King Fire

  • Jul 2, 2013 at 11:41AM

Aid cars respond to all emergency calls and provide medical response, while King County Medic provides ambulance service.

Municipal League releases 2013 candidate ratings

  • Jul 2, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Jul 3, 2013 at 4:42PM

The Municipal League of King County has released its 2013 ratings for Federal Way candidates.

FW police seek missing man with dementia | UPDATE

  • Jul 2, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Jul 3, 2013 at 1:13PM

Federal Way police seek the public's assistance in locating a missing man who walked away from a care facility.

State budget's education funding still leaves some unhappy

  • Jul 2, 2013 at 5:11PM

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee signed a $33.6 billion operating budget last week, staving off a government shutdown and beginning the process of "fully funding" education in accordance with the State Supreme Court's McCleary decision from last year.

SIDELINES: Phoenix Coyotes will remain in Arizona, Seattle out of luck once again

  • Jul 3, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 2:12PM

Something that really didn't get a lot of attention is the fact that Seattle was in line to get a National Hockey League (NHL) team.

LITTLE LEAGUE: Federal Way National Junior softball wins district championship

  • Jul 3, 2013 at 10:22AM

Federal Way National crowned another District 10 champion Tuesday night when the Junior Softball Team (15-under) beat a combined team from Auburn/Kent/Fife/Milton/Edgewood, 14-4.

Wild Waves weekend traffic discussed at city council meeting

  • Jul 3, 2013 at 5:34PM

Federal Way resident Mike Batchelor expressed the frustration that many residents who live near the popular theme park experience on a fairly regular basis.

Political relationships matter in council pos. 6 race | Roegner

  • Jul 4, 2013 at 1:00AM

The Federal Way City Council is a non-partisan position, but political relationships and voting patterns could be important in the race for council position 6.

PACC nets $2 million from state; fundraising meeting July 11

  • Jul 4, 2013 at 1:00AM

The proposed performing arts and conference center (PACC) slated for downtown Federal Way has received $2 million in state funding, based on the recently passed budget in the Legislature.

Suburban poverty vs. language barriers in Federal Way

  • Jul 4, 2013 at 1:00AM updated Jul 5, 2013 at 11:56AM

Suburban poverty has increased dramatically in South King County over the past decade as residents search for more cheaper rent outside of Seattle. The communication barrier is another reason why immigrants and refugees struggle. Aside from economics, immigrants move to South King County to live among others who share their language and culture.

Investigation at City Hall was a sham | Letters

  • Jul 4, 2013 at 5:00PM

First off, why wasn’t Mayor Skip Priest man enough to say he screwed up and face the consequence of his actions? He is trying to make out that Councilmember Kelly Maloney is a nervous, unfocused woman who needs Valium.

Reactions to new state budget | Shiers

  • Jul 4, 2013 at 5:00PM

This cartoon by Frank Shiers appears in the July 5, 2013, print edition of the Federal Way Mirror.

Q&A with Mr. Federal Way: Traffic, weather and cigarettes

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 1:00AM

Q: I had the pleasure of sitting in traffic last Saturday, thanks to Wild Waves Theme Park. Why wasn’t anything done to alleviate the traffic?

City upgrades school zone safety at Mark Twain Elementary

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 10:56AM

The city announced that recent improvements at the Mark Twain Elementary school zone “have made a significant difference in safety.”

State education funding and the $64,000 question | Letters

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 11:46AM

Because I am a strong advocate for my fellow para-educators, the schools they work at and for the success of all students in our education system, I testified before the school board at their meeting on June 11.

State liquor board approves rules for selling marijuana; dispensaries still banned in Federal Way

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 12:00PM updated Jul 11, 2013 at 3:21PM

The Washington State Liquor Control Board approved the rules for "producing, processing and retailing recreational marijuana" earlier this week.

PHOTOS: 2013 Red, White and Blues Festival - and more

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 2:47PM

The festival featured live music, vendors, local political candidates and a 22-minute fireworks show.

Vote for Noble-Gulliford | Letters

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 11:00AM

I would like to endorse and ask for you to vote for Diana Noble-Gulliford for Federal Way City Council position 6.

Support for candidate Koppang | Letters

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 11:00AM

I’m impressed with Mark Koppang, candidate for Federal Way City Council position 2. I remember Mark ran once before and that he took the high road by refusing to be drawn into the mire of what became a rather contentious race.

Youth crews clean up WA highways

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 12:00PM

The Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE) is reminding Washington state residents that youth crews are cleaning up local highways and roads this summer, with the first session of work scheduled for June 26 through July 24, and the second session to run from July 25 through Aug. 20.

National Night Out is Aug. 6

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 5:00PM

National Night Out, a community-oriented celebration aimed at combatting crime and letting people take back their neighborhoods, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year on Aug. 6.

Gay in Federal Way? We still have a long way to go | Johnson

  • Jul 7, 2013 at 1:00AM

Sadly, if you’re LGBT in Federal Way, chances are things aren’t as festive for you. I’ve only found two churches in our city, and only one of them Christian, that will perform your wedding should you want to be married.

Tips to protect your eyes from sunburn

  • Jul 7, 2013 at 1:00AM

While sunny days mean slathering on the sunscreen to keep your skin safe, it is also important to protect your eyes from the damaging effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

Police arrest hit and run driver accused of injuring two girls

  • Jul 7, 2013 at 3:19PM

Des Moines police report that a driver suspected of a hit-and-run accident was arrested in Federal Way.

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