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Q&A with Mr. Federal Way: Royal baby and wedding fashion

  • Jul 26, 2013 at 10:21AM

Q: Mr. Federal Way, why are you so anti-Federal Way? If Federal Way is such a bother to you, why don’t you move to a different city? Why don’t you have to put your real name on your column like everyone else? I doubt you will answer these questions in the paper, but if you do, I am sure you will print my name as the questioner.

Extra $25K approved for FUSION charity house; committee shows concern for spending more money

  • Jul 26, 2013 at 12:23PM

The house can be used as "transitional housing" for homeless families in need. All of the money comes from the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and its ancillary Community Economic Revitalization Fund (CERF) program.

Kelly Maloney is good for local businesses | Letters

  • Jul 26, 2013 at 5:00PM

Kelly Maloney is looking at a specific proposal to bring actual jobs to our city, such as her education initiative.

Young students like Martin Moore | Letters

  • Jul 26, 2013 at 5:00PM

Martin Moore is a phenomenal person. When observing the upcoming position he is running for, I cannot fathom a better candidate for the spot. Martin has faithfully accompanied me throughout my school career.

Mark Koppang is a leader we need | Letters

  • Jul 26, 2013 at 5:00PM

I have known Mark Koppang for over 20 years and have always admired his work ethic, his ambition and his integrity.

FW School Board primary candidates in their own words

  • Jul 27, 2013 at 1:00AM updated at 10:26AM

The Mirror sent two questions each to candidates Carol Gregory, Medgar Wells and Kenneth Lance Barton.

Buyer beware: Catholic hospitals vs. public rights | Johnson

  • Jul 27, 2013 at 1:00AM

What if the health care you are able to receive at a hospital is dictated by a set of religious beliefs in which you don’t believe? What if you are actually denied services that are legal in our state due to religious mandates by one denomination?

Tacoma's 'Mighty Mouse' headlines UFC on FOX 8 inside Seattle's KeyArena Saturday

  • Jul 27, 2013 at 10:00AM

Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson could have packed it in. After being rocked and dropped by challenger John Dodson in the first two rounds of their January bout, the UFC flyweight champion could have mentally checked out, assumed that it wasn’t his night and simply decide to ride out the final three rounds and live to fight another day.

Why I voted for Anthony Murrietta for council | Letters

  • Jul 27, 2013 at 5:00PM

As voters and citizens and taxpayers, it is vitally important that we pay attention to politics at a local level and make sure that we are well-informed on local issues and that we make a point of using that information to vote for candidates and issues that have a profound influence on our everyday life.

Excited to vote for Mark Koppang | Letters

  • Jul 27, 2013 at 5:00PM

I am excited to vote for Mark Koppang for city council.

Words we'll never hear about failing public schools | Shiers

  • Jul 28, 2013 at 1:00AM

This cartoon by Frank Shiers was printed in the July 26, 2013, edition of the Federal Way Mirror.

Federal Way school leaders should take responsibility | Letters

  • Jul 28, 2013 at 1:00AM

Every year the state compares schools based on an Index that takes into account student proficiency in reading, writing, math and science as well as graduation rates and student improvement in order to encourage school officials to better meet the needs of their students.

Small Business Development Center makes positive ripples in Federal Way

  • Jul 28, 2013 at 1:00AM

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is having a positive effect for small business owners in Federal Way, according to the SBDC's Rich Shockley.

Homeless man sleeps at high school | FW crime blotter

  • Jul 29, 2013 at 12:07PM

At 2:53 p.m. July 28 in the 30000 block of 16th Avenue South, a homeless man was discovered on the grounds of Federal Way High School.

Family's pet pygmy goat must go, says city animal control

  • Jul 29, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Aug 2, 2013 at 9:50AM

A Federal Way family faces an emotional dilemma after neighbors complained about the odor from their pet pygmy goats.

Most drowning deaths in state occur in rivers and streams

  • Jul 29, 2013 at 4:28PM

Snowmelt from mountains can cause unexpectedly chilly water temperatures, even at the height of summer. According to the DOH, "cold water can affect even strong swimmers' muscles and nervous system within 10 minutes, overriding strength and endurance."

Please remember Officer Patrick Maher | Letters

  • Jul 29, 2013 at 4:20PM

August 2 marks the tenth anniversary of the death of Federal Way Police Officer Patrick Maher.

Committee mulls over historic designation ordinance

  • Jul 29, 2013 at 5:04PM

The July 23 discussion was prompted by a desire to have the Dumas Bay Centre on Dash Point Road recognized as a historic site — something that Dumas Bay Centre's Conference Coordinator Rob Ettinger said is possible.

PHOTOS: Salmon Bake 2013

  • Jul 29, 2013 at 5:51PM

More than 500 people attended the Federal Way Kiwanis Club's annual Salmon Bake, held July 26 at Steel Lake Park.

Federal Way High School 50th reunion is coming to town

  • Jul 30, 2013 at 12:16PM

Fifty years after graduating, class members of Federal Way are gathering in the city the weekend of Aug. 9-11. A big decision by the Class of 1963 is to celebrate in Federal Way with a theme of “Play It Again, Pay It Forward.”

Traffic alert: SW 320th St. construction runs through Aug. 9

  • Jul 30, 2013 at 12:04PM

According to the city, construction crews will perform pavement repair, planing, loop detection installation and paving on SW 320th Street from 21st Avenue SW to 30th Avenue SW. Construction will take place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 29 through Aug. 9, weather permitting.

MLS: Lamar Neagle throws out first pitch at Tacoma Rainiers game

  • Jul 30, 2013 at 3:13PM

Lamar Neagle has always been known to put in the extra work at training each day to make sure that he is getting the most out of the session.

HYDROPLANES: Oh Boy! Oberto, Hanson win Columbia Cup, Seafair next

  • Jul 30, 2013 at 4:11PM

Defending national champion Steve David in the U-1 Oh Boy! Oberto beat the field to the coveted inside lane and zipped to victory in the Lamb-Weston Columbia Cup in the Tri-Cities on Sunday.

Primary election candidate forum: City council, school board

  • Jul 31, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Aug 2, 2013 at 9:50AM

The Federal Way Mirror is hosting candidate forums for contested city council and school board races in the 2013 primary elections. Forum will run 6 to 8 p.m. tonight (July 31) at Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club, 3583 SW 320th St.

DaVita settles in Federal Way office and plans to add jobs

  • Jul 31, 2013 at 1:00PM updated Aug 2, 2013 at 9:51AM

Kidney dialysis company DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc. moved its accounting and payroll operations to Federal Way — along with 350 jobs and room to grow.

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