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King County board seeks to raise age to 21 to buy tobacco

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 5:55PM

A King County board is pushing state lawmakers to raise the legal age to buy tobacco to 21.

Federal Way man pleads guilty to using firearm during drug crime, fatal shooting

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 5:30PM

A Federal Way man pleaded guilty to using a firearm during an attempted drug robbery that turned into a fatal shooting of his brother, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.

Loss of trust in Federal Way school district leadership | Inside Politics

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 6:05PM

The 2013-14 school year started like any other year for Lisa Griebel. She had been in education for 23 years and was principal of Federal Way High School.

Q&A with Mr. FW: School district better off without Moore, Neu

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 11:16AM

A: Last Friday wasn’t a good look for the Federal Way school district. Its two most powerful forces said goodbye. Moore, a school board member and former president, is now a convicted felon and Neu, the district’s superintendent, pulled a Clay Bennett and is taking his “talents” to Oklahoma City.

SOCCER: Beamer grad Sean Okoli gets call from U.S. under-21 National Team

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 1:00PM

Sean Okoli has his focus set on Brazil, but it isn’t the 2014 FIFA World Cup that the Sounders FC rookie is thinking about.

TRACKING THE GRADS: Washington's Jeff Brigham bounces back after surgery

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 2:01PM

For nearly a whole season, University of Washington pitcher Jeff Brigham didn’t know what was wrong with his arm. Numerous MRIs, cat-scans and X-rays showed no structural damage or reason for the Thomas Jefferson High School graduate’s pain when he took the mound.

Federal Way Rotary announces Student of the Year for Thomas Jefferson

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 3:24PM

Andrew Min, a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School (TJ), was awarded the Rotary Student of the Year award for TJ, during the Federal Way Public Schools board meeting on April 22.

Construction underway for new Progressive center in Federal Way

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 4:45PM

Progressive insurance is coming to Federal Way. The insurance giant

Going the extra miles for Federal Way community | Editor's Note

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 4:11PM

Last week, Mirror staff drove a total of 930 miles to cover former school board member Tony Moore’s trial in Portland, Ore.

A plan to fully fund K-12 education | Cartoon

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 4:14PM

A plan to fully fund K-12 education | Cartoon A plan to fully fund K-12 education | Cartoon

Federal Way Mirror announces April Citizen of the Month

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Apr 28, 2014 at 2:48PM

Long-time Federal Way resident Brenda Oliver had long conversations with James Childs about his daughter, Danica, who went missing in 2007.

Federal Way business holding Mother's Day contest

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 8:00AM

Federal Way business Photographs by Margaret A. Lemke is holding a mother’s day contest.

Homeowner spooks would-be burglars | Federal Way Police Blotter

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 10:00AM

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

Prop 1 failure has local leaders scrambling to figure out what’s next for Metro

  • Apr 28, 2014 at 2:44PM

The defeat of Proposition 1 last week has local leaders scrambling to figure out what’s next.

Volunteers beautify Federal Way parks on Earth Day | Photos

  • Apr 28, 2014 at 2:17PM

Dozens of volunteers helped to beautify Federal Way on Saturday during the city’s annual Parks Appreciation and Earth Day event.

Federal Way school district tackles discipline ‘disproportionality’

  • Apr 28, 2014 at 4:16PM

A new theme in educational circles trickling down from the federal government is the idea of discipline “disproportionality,” the statistical phenomena that certain groups of students face discipline more than others over any given period of time.

Federal Way man sentenced to 6 1/2 years in fatal DUI crash

  • Apr 28, 2014 at 5:11PM

A Federal Way man was sentenced on Friday to six-and-a-half years in prison for the DUI accident that killed a Tacoma man last December.

Loss of No Child Left Behind waiver means complications for Federal Way schools

  • Apr 29, 2014 at 11:00AM updated May 1, 2014 at 12:37PM

The United States Department of Education announced last week that the federal government was pulling Washington state’s waiver from the onerous requirements of the No Child Left Behind

PREP SPORTS WRAP: Beamer's Bliznyuk finishes with 29 points at Northwest Shootout

  • Apr 29, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Apr 30, 2014 at 2:33PM

Todd Beamer High School senior Bogdan Bliznyuk proved again that he is one of the state's best basketball players.

Graffiti gang tags vacant property | Federal Way Police Blotter

  • Apr 29, 2014 at 2:09PM

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

Elderly man who drowned in Federal Way pond identified | Update

  • Apr 29, 2014 at 9:00PM updated May 1, 2014 at 4:45PM

A 74-year-old man drowned in Ponce de Leon pond in Federal Way after apparently attempting to retrieve something from the water on Tuesday night, police said.

BASEBALL: Decatur takes a step closer to SPSL 3A title, thanks to Swanson single

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 2:32PM

The Decatur baseball took a huge step toward winning the South Puget Sound League 3A Division championship Tuesday afternoon with an exciting 8-7 win over Auburn Mountainview in Federal Way.

New downtown Federal Way police substation set to open May 7

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 5:00PM updated May 1, 2014 at 5:28PM

The community is invited to join Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7 for a ribbon cutting ceremony and tour of the new downtown Federal Way Police Substation.

Federal Way schools make ‘America’s Most Challenging High Schools’ list

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 5:26PM

The four comprehensive high schools in Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) were selected as part of the Washington Post’s “America’s Most Challenging High Schools” rankings, according to a press release from FWPS.

The zany, wacky world of the 30th District | Inside Politics

  • May 1, 2014 at 6:00PM updated May 2, 2014 at 11:08AM

This could be one of the most unusual years ever in politics as both parties vie for control of the state Legislature.

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