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Transportation budget failed for good reasons | Letters

  • Aug 17, 2013 at 1:00PM

The transportation budget in Olympia that failed to pass in “double overtime” failed for good reasons. Did you want to help Oregon pay for the CRC, the mis-designed Columbia River Crossing?

Who is Dow Constantine? | Shiers

  • Aug 17, 2013 at 1:00PM

This cartoon by Frank Shiers appeared in the Aug. 16, 2013, edition of the Federal Way Mirror.

Federal Way survivor, 11, gives back to Make-A-Wish Foundation

  • Aug 17, 2013 at 2:00PM updated Aug 22, 2013 at 3:45PM

On Valentine's Day 2011, Alex Bradshaw went into cardiac arrest and was down for 18 minutes before being resuscitated in the emergency room at St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way.

Construction update for 21st Ave. SW and SW 336th St.

  • Aug 17, 2013 at 2:00PM

Work continues on the construction project at 21st Avenue SW and SW 336th Street, with a number of lanes and pedestrian access affected for the next couple of weeks.

Questions and concerns about PACC business plan | Letters

  • Aug 18, 2013 at 8:00AM

As a citizen of Federal Way I feel that Linda Pratt’s letter and concerns about the Performing Arts and Conference Center (PACC) are well formed.

Murrietta reflects on council candidacy, supports Maloney | Letters

  • Aug 18, 2013 at 8:00AM

I decided to make my first run at Federal Way City Council because I represent public employees around Puget Sound. It’s a symbiotic relationship where the employees earn public tax dollars serving the citizens who pay their salaries. Those are my tax dollars. I want to see them spent wisely.

Fight breaks out at church service | FW crime blotter

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 11:23AM

At 2:49 p.m. Aug. 18 in the 400 block of South 312th Street, various members of a church got into a heated argument.

WA gets education waiver extension; feds call it 'high risk'

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 11:39AM

The U.S. Department of Education extended Washington state's waiver from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) — also known as No Child Left Behind in recent years — for the upcoming school year.

Sorry, Skip - nothing has changed | Letters

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 12:21PM

For those who don’t know me, I’m the person who sponsored and collected signatures for the elected mayor initiative, which the voters then voted for in 2009.

Consignment shop fills plus-size clothing niche in FW | PHOTOS

  • Aug 19, 2013 at 4:56PM

After years of shopping and bargain-hunting, Laura Dinius realized that consignment stores for plus-size women's clothing are hard to find.

Therapy dog brings joy to patients and staff at St. Francis

  • Aug 20, 2013 at 12:35PM

Whether it's a hospital, a nursing home, or schools, duos like Evans and Jasper bring an unmeasurable amount of happiness to those who find themselves struggling to see the good in their situation.

Supt. Rob Neu: Globally-prepared students for interconnected world

  • Aug 20, 2013 at 12:40PM

Not since the Industrial Revolution has a generation of students faced such profound changes in what they are expected to know.

Man files million-dollar claim after crashing runaway suspect

  • Aug 20, 2013 at 3:44PM

In June, Jess Todd filed a claim for damages worth $1 million with the City of Federal Way. Todd said Federal Way police endangered the public by failing to stop traffic and take proper safety precautions to prevent the collision.

FW Farmers Market hosts inaugural Apple Festival and Run

  • Aug 21, 2013 at 10:21AM

The Federal Way Farmers Market will host the first Apple Festival and Run on Saturday, Aug. 24.

Saghalie Middle School plans big barbecue for Aug. 30

  • Aug 21, 2013 at 2:56PM

The event will feature free hot dogs, fun activities and community resources, according to the district. Students from Decatur High School, along with students from Silver Lake, Twin Lakes, Olympic View, Green Gables and Brigadoon elementary schools, are all welcome for the big barbecue.

Electronic cigarettes: Local smokers join digital revolution

  • Aug 21, 2013 at 2:19PM

E-cigarettes are gaining in popularity as more smokers look for a "healthier" alternative to their habit.

Q&A with Mr. Federal Way: PACC, photo tickets, Seahawks

  • Aug 23, 2013 at 9:11AM

Q: What is your opinion on the proposed Performing Arts and Conference Center (PACC) in Federal Way? Seems to be quite the controversial topic.

SIDELINES: What's nerdier, fantasy football or Dungeons and Dragons?

  • Aug 23, 2013 at 11:30AM

The more I think about it, the more fantasy football has a very geeky feel to it.

Political side of pet goats: Leaders miss opportunity | Roegner

  • Aug 23, 2013 at 5:00PM

When you start out in politics, one of the first lessons you learn is don’t annoy old people, or appear to pick on animals or children, and particularly not in an election year.

EDITORIAL: Economic diversity and poverty in Federal Way

  • Aug 24, 2013 at 1:00AM

Federal Way is growing as a vibrant and diverse community — professionally, ethnically and culturally. However, the city must take steps to ensure economic diversity with populations across the economic spectrum.

Apartment complex slated for school district's old bus yard

  • Aug 24, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Aug 26, 2013 at 11:26AM

A new development that includes 308 multi-family housing units has been proposed at the Federal Way School District's former transportation center.

Mirror upgrades website, revises guidelines for letters | Alcott

  • Aug 24, 2013 at 9:00AM

In the next few weeks, The Mirror will be making changes to our website This new crisp-and-clean design makes space for more stories and photographs on the newspaper’s home page, and also offers easier access to readers on-the-go.

Country singer Craig Morrison will perform at Wild Waves

  • Aug 24, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Aug 27, 2013 at 11:05AM

Rising country-rock star Craig Morrison from Nashville, Tenn., will perform a concert from 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 31 at Wild Waves Theme Park in Federal Way.

Kudos to Federal Way Shopping Cart Recovery Team | Letters

  • Aug 25, 2013 at 1:00AM

As a citizen driving along our beautiful city roads, have you noticed seeing a white Ford Crown Victoria (with a custom shopping cart trailer) labeled "police volunteer?"

For Seahawks fans, the terrorists won | Shiers

  • Aug 25, 2013 at 1:00AM

This cartoon by Frank Shiers was printed in the Aug. 23, 2013, edition of the Federal Way Mirror.

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