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School district disagrees with Washington Policy Center

  • Jun 29, 2013 at 1:00PM updated at 9:30PM

The Achievement Index, the data compiled by the state Board of Education and assigned a letter grade by the Washington Policy Center, showed that most Federal Way schools fell somewhere in the C or D range, with a few graded in the A range and two schools ranked in the F range.

BASEBALL: Elliot Morris inks first contract with Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

  • Jul 1, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Jul 3, 2013 at 2:34PM

The Federal Way High School graduate signed with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Monday morning, according to Baseball America. The website claims that Morris will receive a $387,300 signing bonus.

Beat the heat: City opens cooling center

  • Jul 1, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 12:38PM

The summer heat wave will continue this week in the Puget Sound region. Temperatures are expected to reach 88 degrees or higher on Monday, with a low of 63 degrees.

Guard your pets because coyotes rule Twin Lakes | Letters

  • Jul 1, 2013 at 12:51PM

The one thing you neglected to mention about your "wonderful" community is that it is infested with a large population of predatory coyotes that your residents have seen roaming around in the neighborhood streets, day and night.

Man sleeps in parking lot to avoid ghosts | FW crime blotter

  • Jul 1, 2013 at 12:45PM

At 1:57 a.m. June 28 in the 28000 block of Military Road South, a man was found sleeping in the parking lot of a grocery store.

Crowds pack Wild Waves and back up traffic near I-5 exit

  • Jul 1, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 3:42PM

Crowds descended upon Wild Waves Theme Park this weekend for cheap tickets and relief from the scorching summer heat.

LITTLE LEAGUE: Federal Way National tops Steel Lake to win 10-11 district title

  • Jul 1, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Jul 3, 2013 at 2:33PM

For the second year in a row, the Federal Way National Little League 10- and 11-year-old all-star team can call themselves the District 10 champions Sunday afternoon.

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.

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