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- posted Feb 8, 2013 at 11:20 AM
Feeling their new power in the Senate, Republicans have introduced hot-button legislation on abortion, family leave and school performance.
- posted Feb 25, 2013 at 4:46 PM
After 20 years in Federal Way, Baden Sports Inc. moved its world headquarters so quietly that city officials found out after the fact.
- posted Mar 9, 2013 at 11:37 AM— updated Mar 9, 2013 at 2:46 PM
The Hornets took a 7-1 victory at Osborne Field in the first game of the season.
- posted Mar 18, 2013 at 1:59 PM
One of the essays, "Bubble Baths and Shaved Legs," was written by local blogger Rebecca Gallagher, a 1990 graduate of Federal Way High School and a resident of Renton.
- posted Mar 19, 2013 at 5:26 PM— updated Mar 20, 2013 at 6:54 PM
Federal Way assistant coach Bryant Thomas has been named Auburn Riverside's new head football coach. For the past six years Thomas has coached at Federal Way High School, as an offensive coordinator for five years and as defensive coordinator in 2012.
- posted Mar 21, 2013 at 12:43 PM
House and Senate education-committee members are attempting to craft legislation that would automatically enroll Washington State high school students in advanced classes upon passing the statewide learning assessment.
- posted Apr 1, 2013 at 9:31 AM— updated Apr 1, 2013 at 10:18 PM
A 6-year-old child was among three people injured in a collision Sunday night on Interstate 5 in Federal Way.
- posted Apr 3, 2013 at 4:59 PM— updated Apr 3, 2013 at 5:12 PM
Pacific Mayor Cy Sun confirmed on Wednesday that he had hired Annette Spicuzza as the interim Public Safety Director. Spicuzza fills in for current Public Safety Director John Calkins, who is on paid administrative leave, pending the results of an investigation into unspecified allegations of harassment and intimidation.
- posted Apr 11, 2013 at 9:58 AM— updated Apr 11, 2013 at 10:01 AM
An accident involving a disabled minivan and a semi-truck carrying a large quantity of resin glue left most of northbound Interstate 5 near the Highway 18 junction a sticky mess late Wednesday night and into early Thursday morning.
- posted Apr 15, 2013 at 1:15 PM— updated Apr 17, 2013 at 6:03 PM
Michael Ray Fiorini, 29, pleaded guilty in February to first-degree murder with a firearm enhancement for killing Christopher D. Johnson, 27 on Feb. 24, 2011
- posted Mar 27, 2013 at 3:46 PM
The park, which opens May 11, employs nearly 1,000 workers from May through September.
- posted Apr 22, 2013 at 9:27 AM— updated Apr 23, 2013 at 3:45 PM
A shootout at an apartment complex Sunday night in Federal Way has left five dead, one of whom was shot at by Federal Way police as they arrived.
- posted Apr 23, 2013 at 4:46 PM— updated Apr 24, 2013 at 7:31 PM
The shooter, a 27-year-old male, has been identified through various media reports as Dennis Clark III.
- posted Apr 24, 2013 at 3:42 PM
Green River Community College sophomore golfer Broc Johnson continued his success on the links on Tuesday with a round of 8-under-par 63 at the Bigfoot Invitational at Indian Canyon Golf Course in Spokane.
- posted Apr 26, 2013 at 12:03 PM
The landing gear door that fell last fall in a Kent neighborhood marked at least the 19th time that similar part has fallen off one of the many Boeing 767 jets around the world over the last 12 years.
- posted Apr 30, 2013 at 11:25 AM
Trojan junior Lauren Thornquist remained undefeated at 8-0 in South Puget Sound League North 4A play on Friday with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Federal Way's Rabi Camara. Thornquist's win helped fuel Auburn's 5-0 win over the Eagles. The Trojans are currenlty 6-3 in league.
- posted May 2, 2013 at 4:19 PM— updated May 3, 2013 at 11:47 AM
With a fold here and a bent corner there, entrepreneur Lindy Styer is helping disabled people throughout South King County with origami, the Japanese art of turning paper into decorative shapes and figures.
- posted May 3, 2013 at 1:33 PM
A car driven by a 24-year-old Kent man crashed Wednesday night along Interstate 5 in Seattle, killing one woman passenger and injuring five other passengers.
- posted May 7, 2013 at 1:28 PM
A Canadian truck driver who used a Kent warehouse as a hub for marijuana distribution, received a 12-year prison sentence Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Seattle for conspiracy to distribute marijuana.
- posted May 15, 2013 at 5:00 PM— updated May 16, 2013 at 1:28 PM
His documentary, "The Otherside," is debuting at the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) next weekend. It will be shown at the SIFF Cinema Uptown in Seattle at 7 p.m. May 31, and again at 8:30 p.m. June 2, as part of the "Face the Music" program.
- posted May 16, 2013 at 4:51 PM— updated May 17, 2013 at 11:14 AM
In the early morning hours of June 27, tension escalated among a crowd of gang members outside a Federal Way bar. A mix of black and Mexican males argued, flashed gang signs and yelled out affiliations with the Gangster Disciples and Rollin 90’s Crips.
- posted May 7, 2013 at 1:50 PM— updated Jun 14, 2013 at 3:50 PM
Thomas Jefferson High School will host the 2013 Raider Basketball Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from June 24-27.
- posted May 25, 2013 at 9:08 PM— updated May 29, 2013 at 11:51 AM
A Federal Way man was killed in a single-vehicle crash about 5 a.m. Saturday in Auburn.
- posted Jun 3, 2013 at 2:11 PM— updated Jun 4, 2013 at 11:13 AM
A Kirkland woman who faces a felony assault charge is also accusing Federal Way police of brutality during her arrest.
- posted Jun 17, 2013 at 1:31 PM— updated Jun 17, 2013 at 2:35 PM
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has taken a new shape in the U.S. military, especially as servicemen and women endure multiple deployments to war zones in the Middle East.