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Convicted felon arrested after standoff with Federal Way police

  • Oct 30, 2013 at 9:48AM

Federal Way police arrested a convicted felon who was barricaded in a vehicle early Wednesday morning.

School district defends and explains standards based grading

  • Oct 30, 2013 at 1:48PM

The controversial standards based grading (SBG) system is back on the radar in Federal Way.

Let's talk about sex ... and consent | Amy Johnson

  • Oct 30, 2013 at 2:16PM

Since it is “Let’s Talk!” Month (Family Sexuality Education Month), let’s revisit the topic of consent, especially for teens.

Centerstage Theatre's Laura Campbell wins Melissa Hines Award

  • Oct 30, 2013 at 2:08PM

At Seattle’s Gregory Theatre Awards on Oct. 28, Centerstage Office Manager Laura Campbell won the coveted Melissa Hines Award.

Community center hosts 'No School Camp' in November

  • Oct 30, 2013 at 4:25PM

Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) will have no school Nov. 7 and 8, and also will have no school on Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day.

Parents, student speak up about grading system problems

  • Oct 30, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Oct 31, 2013 at 4:49PM

Another year, another round of confusion and displeasure about Federal Way Public Schools' standards based grading (SBG) system.

I urge you to vote for Mark Koppang | Election letters

  • Oct 31, 2013 at 1:42PM

I write in support of Mark Koppang for the Federal Way City Council, Position 2.

Carol Gregory is the right choice for schools | Election letters

  • Oct 31, 2013 at 4:55PM

I have to say that I am very disappointed in your endorsement of Medgar Wells for Federal Way School Board Position 4 "because of his lifetime of hands-on experience in schools as a teacher, principal and administrator."

Martin Moore has a heart for the community | Election letters

  • Oct 31, 2013 at 4:54PM

As a legislative aide in Olympia, Martin has gained valuable experience, which makes him a seasoned candidate for city council.

Move over, Skip - we need Ferrell for mayor | Election letters

  • Oct 31, 2013 at 5:05PM

Let's cut to the chase here. Jim Ferrell is who we need for mayor.

Q&A with Mr. Federal Way: Please run for school board?

  • Oct 31, 2013 at 5:17PM

Q: Mr. Federal Way, we need you on the Federal Way School Board. Please consider running…soon.

Questions for South King Fire candidate Jerry Galland | Election letters

  • Oct 31, 2013 at 5:08PM

We know South King Fire and Rescue Commissioner Bill Gates’ experience and record. Below are a few questions for his opponent, candidate Jerry Galland.

The reasons I support Jim Ferrell for mayor | Election letters

  • Oct 31, 2013 at 5:04PM

This letter is to the community of Federal Way. Many of you may not know Jim Ferrell as I do. I want to share with you the reason I stand out on the street corner every cold morning and afternoon, holding a campaign sign for Ferrell for Mayor.

Jerry Galland will bring accountability to South King Fire | Election letters

  • Oct 31, 2013 at 5:04PM

This letter is an endorsement of my support for Jerry Galland for South King Fire and Rescue board of commissioners position 1.

Mayor Priest is the right person for the job | Election letters

  • Oct 31, 2013 at 5:15PM

In Bob Roegner’s column, "Mayor racks up mixed record,” he pointed out that Mayor Priest is our first elected mayor. He also gives credit to the fact that in one of our country’s worst financial crises, Mayor Priest was able to balance our city’s budget and keep our city solvent, where other cities and mayors failed.

2013 election predictions | Bob Roegner

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 9:38AM

This is the last weekend for ringing doorbells, and the ballots are being cast. It is now time to figure out who might actually win some of these election races.

The Mirror wants your nominations for citizen of the month | Rudi Alcott

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 9:39AM

This winner will be picked from all of the monthly winners and will receive a nice prize package courtesy of The Mirror.

Unwanted Halloween candy | Shiers

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 9:42AM

This cartoon by Frank Shiers appeared in the Nov. 1, 2013, print edition of the Federal Way Mirror.

Key reason why Priest has earned my vote | Election letters

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 9:32AM

I am writing to share a key reason — among many — why Skip Priest has earned my vote to remain Federal Way’s mayor.

Priest gets things done | Election letters

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 10:15AM

Skip Priest is a great example of what an elected official should be. He is active in the community and can be easily found at just about every community event from Fusion to the Kiwanis Salmon Bake.

Ferrell will lead Federal Way in the right direction | Election letters

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 10:17AM

First of all, I cannot stress enough how much we need Jim Ferrell for mayor. Don't be afraid of change. We need Skip Priest out and Jim Ferrell in.

PREP SPORTS WRAP: Federal Way, Beamer, TJ all advance to district soccer tournament

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 11:33AM

No South Puget Sound League South Division championship for the Federal Way girls soccer team.

Mirror Lake Elementary's Cirrincione is named Teacher of the Week

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 11:26AM

Rebekah Cirrincione, a long-term substitute teacher for Federal Way Public Schools, was named Star 101.5’s Teacher of the Week. Cirrincione was visited by Star radio personality Marina Rockinger on Oct. 29, surprising the teacher in her classroom at Mirror Lake Elementary.

TJ students team with Australia as part of Global Learning Initiative

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 2:51PM

Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) "Global Learning Initiative" was on display during the school board's Oct. 29 meeting, with students from Thomas Jefferson High School relating their experiences so far with Brighton Secondary College in Melbourne, Australia.

Uproar over Angela Davis sparks district's review of Intercultural Speaker Series

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 2:08PM

The Federal Way School Board requested a review of the district's "Intercultural Speaker Series" after some questioned the inclusion of Dr. Angela Davis as this year's first speaker.

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