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Cecilia available for adoption in Federal Way | Pet of the Week

  • Mar 15, 2014 at 10:00AM

Meet lovely little Cecilia, a one-and-a-half year old Min Pin mix. Check out her airplane ears. She is a fun little girl who gets along so great with other dogs.

Disturbed about government spending | Letter

  • Mar 15, 2014 at 11:00AM

I was disturbed to learn that, in his budget request on March 4, the Obama administration asked Congress for $80 billion for Overseas Contingency Operations that is in addition to core Pentagon spending of about $500 billion.

Federal Way TAF Academy one of four schools recognized in state

  • Apr 3, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Apr 7, 2013 at 3:21PM

The Technology Access Foundation (TAF) Academy was designated a Washington State Innovative School, the State’s Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) announced March 20.

Federal Way school district receives $100,000 Gates grant

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 3:45PM

The Federal Way Public Schools’ (FWPS) Family and Community Partnership Office was recently announced as a recipient of a $100,000 Gates Foundation grant to continue heightened efforts to engage parents through innovative district programs.

Proposed cleanup of old Federal Way school district bus barn inadequate | Letter

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Apr 7, 2013 at 4:34PM

The city of Federal Way just released the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) determination for proposed cleanup of contamination at the High Point apartments site at the old Federal Way Public Schools bus barn.

Kiwanis presents Everyday Hero awards to Federal Way residents

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 3:37PM

The Greater Federal Way Kiwanis Club recently presented the club’s Everyday Hero awards to Lori Santamaria and Byron Hiller for their outstanding community service.

Highline Community College in search of distinguished alumni

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 3:59PM

Highline Community College is seeking nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award. This award honors former Highline students who have made significant contributions through community service, noteworthy professional achievement and/or recognized leadership.

Decatur drill team dominates state championship

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 4:15PM

The Decatur High School drill team brought their excellence and athletic prowess to the Yakima Sundome to compete in the WIAA State Dance and Drill Competition the weekend of March 29-30.

Applaud for Miloscia, but not his party | Letter

  • Mar 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

I applaud Mark Miloscia for being an honest guy in revealing his change in parties from Democrat to Republican before the election for the state Senate seat.

Another case of measles in person visiting Sea-Tac Airport

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 5:00PM

Local public health officials have confirmed a measles infection in a traveler who was at Sea-Tac Airport and two locations in Seattle during his contagious period.

Volunteers kick off Earth Month in Federal Way

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 5:13PM

Earth Corps kicked off Earth Month by organizing members of the Todd Beamer Air Force Junior ROTC and volunteers from Boeing and Friends of the Hylebos for a spring cleanup at the West Hylebos Wetlands, Denny Cabin area on Saturday.

Federal Way Kiwanis hosts spaghetti feed for seniors

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 5:28PM

The Kiwanis Club of Greater Federal Way sponsored a spaghetti feed at the Federal Way Senior Center on Saturday as part of the “Kiwanis 1 Day.”

Federal Way students make a difference for peers in Kenya

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 5:36PM

Thanks to a relationship with Federal Way Public Academy (FWPA), orphan students in Kenya are receiving an education they might otherwise be unable to.

Nominations sought for seventh Federal Way Athletic Hall of Fame class

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 5:45PM

Federal Way Public Schools is seeking nominees for the seventh Athletic Hall of Fame class to honor employees who have made a major impact on the district’s athletic programs.

Federal Way students tape principal to wall as reading reward

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 6:08PM

Students at Olympic View Elementary recently accumulated 50,000 minutes of reading time as part of a reading challenge that began in December.

Hundreds attend job fair in Federal Way to fill 900 positions at Wild Waves | Photos

  • Mar 17, 2014 at 10:12AM

Hundreds of job applicants packed the cafeteria at Todd Beamer High School on Sunday morning, hoping Wild Waves would hire them for the 900 summer positions the theme park is filling.

Federal Way school district reviews End of Course exam results

  • Mar 17, 2014 at 12:54PM

Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) board of directors heard a report back about what appeared to be dismal results for the district when it comes to End of Course (EOC) exams.

Safeway cashier robbed at gunpoint | Federal Way Police Blotter

  • Mar 17, 2014 at 12:58PM

Woman assaulted in hotel parking lot: At 2:18 a.m. on March 16 in the 31000 block of Gateway Center Blvd. S.

Federal Way residents targeted by massive Archdiocese data breach

  • Mar 17, 2014 at 3:22PM

At least four Federal Way residents have been targeted as part of the national tax-fraud scheme that impacted the Seattle Archdiocese, according to information provided by the Federal Way Police Department (FWPD).

Federal Way acquires historic Brooklake property

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 3:03PM

The Federal Way City Council unanimously approved the acquisition of the Brooklake property and to cover the costs of delinquent property taxes as part of the deal, during the Council’s March 18 meeting.

Fire destroys waterfront home | South King Fire & Rescue Roundup

  • Mar 18, 2014 at 9:55AM

During the month of February, South King Fire and Rescue responded to 1,356 calls, including 35 fires, 23 serious car accidents and nine CPR calls, with three successful resuscitations.

Washington state 4-H teens assemble in Olympia

  • Mar 18, 2014 at 10:35AM

Five King County 4-H members, including Federal Way resident Allison DeBoer, joined more than 200 teens from around Washington state for the WSU 4-H Know Your Government (KYG) Conference over President’s Day weekend.

PREP SPORTS WRAP: TJ softball splits a pair of SPSL North contests

  • Apr 9, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Apr 10, 2013 at 10:41AM

The defending SPSL North-Division champion Tahoma Bears downed Jefferson Tuesday, 9-2. The Raiders (3-3 SPSL North, 4-4 overall) took a quick 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning, but the Bears battled back to score six in the bottom of the first. The game was called after five innings because of rain.

Emerald Downs opens 19th season Saturday in Auburn

  • Apr 10, 2014 at 10:57AM

The horses will run for the first time Saturday on Opening Night at Emerald Downs. This year marks the 19th anniversary of the Auburn thoroughbred horse racing track.

Air industry professionals needed to judge Federal Way students’ science projects

  • Mar 18, 2014 at 11:42AM

Calling all aerospace engineers, pilots, scientists, mathematicians, journalists, humanitarians, artists, astronauts and other professionals who work in the areas of flight and space.

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