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FW Community Gardens Foundation honors Volunteer of the Year

  • Nov 22, 2013 at 2:21PM

The Federal Way Community Gardens Foundation honored its Volunteer of the Year, Mandy Blackmon. She performs every task in the garden, from greenhouse work to planting, harvesting, composting, and even the dreaded weeding in the rain.

Dropout rate vs. Global Learning Initiative in Federal Way | Shiers

  • Nov 22, 2013 at 3:00PM

This cartoon by Frank Shiers was printed in the Nov. 22, 2013, edition of the Federal Way Mirror.

City solidifies ordinances for urban gardening and farming

  • Nov 23, 2013 at 1:00AM

The Federal Way City Council voted unanimously to make revisions to the city code to clarify issues regarding urban farming/gardening.

King County has 'Plan B' for Metro funding if no statewide solution is found

  • Nov 23, 2013 at 1:00AM

King County leaders have indicated they will develop necessary legislation to avoid drastic cuts to King County Metro service, if a balanced statewide transportation package, with local options for funding Metro transit and roads in the cities and unincorporated areas can't be created by lawmakers in Olympia.

Local teen's anti-bullying resolution approved by state board of education

  • Nov 23, 2013 at 1:00AM

Federal Way teen Kajmere Houchins' goal of including students in the process of creating anti-bullying policies in schools got a significant boost earlier this month.

FOOTBALL: Federal Way makes history, blow by Richland and into 4A semifinals

  • Nov 23, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Nov 27, 2013 at 9:23AM

The Federal Way Eagles made history Friday night. For the first time since 1976, the Eagles will play in the state's Final Four.

Walmart and McDonalds add little value to local economy | Letters

  • Nov 23, 2013 at 2:00PM

How much more will you tolerate in the name of saving a buck or get a faster cooked burger before you say "enough."

SPEEDSKATING: Celski wins a pair of golds at World Cup in Russia

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 8:47AM

Federal Way native J.R. Celski ended the World Cup season in impressive fashion last weekend in Russia. Celski won a pair of gold medals and a bronze at the ISU World Cup in Kolomna.

School Board approves changes to the grading system

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 9:14AM

The Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) Board of Directors voted to make a change to the district's standards-based grading (SBG) system during the its Nov. 26 meeting.

Rally for Arts raises more than $126,000 for PACC

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 9:16AM

The Federal Way Coalition of the Performing Arts (FWCPA) reported that it surpassed its goal of $100,000 in pledges by hitting $126,525 for its fundraiser “Rally for the Arts,” which took place on Nov. 23.

School Board approves changes to the grading system

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 9:13AM

The Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) Board of Directors voted to make a change to the district's standards-based grading (SBG) system during the its Nov. 26 meeting.

Carrie Rodriguez named new Mirror editor

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 2:00PM

For the last 7.5 years, Andy Hobbs has anchored the editor's desk at the Mirror. Earlier this month he moved on to Olympia to take a new position at their daily paper.

Big errors define Federal Way's mayoral race | Roegner

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 6:00PM

Other suburban cities have had the “strong mayor” system for more than 100 years.

SOCCER: TJ grad Neagle up for MLS Comeback Player of the Year

  • Nov 28, 2013 at 8:00AM

Lamar Neagle has been doing a lot of moving since he finished school at UNLV in the summer of 2009.

Bar-hopper punched in the face after a night out | FW Crime Blotter

  • Nov 28, 2013 at 9:00AM

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

FOOTBALL PLAYOFF PREVIEW: Federal Way at Chiawana

  • Nov 28, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 7:56PM

What’s at stake: A berth into the Class 4A state championship game. The winner of the Federal Way/Chiawana game will play the winner of a game between Camas and Bellarmine Prep on Dec. 7 in the Tacoma Dome. Camas and Bellarmine Prep are playing Saturday inside the Tacoma Dome.

Q&A with Mr. FW: The collective ‘we’ can make a difference

  • Nov 28, 2013 at 12:00PM

Q: It looks like Federal Way Public Schools are going back to a more traditional grading system. Can I get Mr. Federal Way’s thoughts?

Mirror’s November Citizen of the Month: Diana Noble-Gulliford

  • Nov 29, 2013 at 9:00AM

Diana Noble-Gulliford loves to learn. As an active community member for more than 40 years, Noble-Gulliford is fascinated with the ways that local government influences society.

Battle of the Bulge vet will speak Dec. 3

  • Nov 29, 2013 at 2:00PM

World War II Battle of the Bulge veteran, Frank Vetere, will be the guest of the Federal Way Lions Club during their meeting at noon at the Federal Way Denny's on 320th Street Dec. 3.

The new mayor of Federal Way must live up to slogan | Keith Livingston

  • Nov 29, 2013 at 3:00PM

The election results are known and it is important to thank all who sought elected office, congratulate those who were elected, and thank those who served but are not returning.

An ode to former editor Andy Hobbs | Johnson

  • Nov 30, 2013 at 9:00AM

It was in November 2007 that I first met Andy Hobbs. I had sent him an article I had written for parents about handling holiday stress. In addition, I was passionate about a new sexuality education ministry we had started at our church called Our Whole Lives/Sexuality and Our Faith.

FOOTBALL: Dream season comes to an end for Eagles, lose 40-7 in state semifinals

  • Nov 30, 2013 at 6:00PM updated Dec 2, 2013 at 9:17AM

The impressive postseason run by the Federal Way Eagles ended with a thud Saturday at Edgar Brown Stadium in Pasco.

Late night munchies leads to crash, DUI at drive-thru | FW crime blotter

  • Dec 2, 2013 at 11:49AM

Drunk driver at drive-thru: At 2:54 a.m. Dec. 1 in the 2300 block of South 320th Street, a witness reported the driver of a vehicle at a drive-thru appeared to be passed out behind the wheel. While police were en route, the driver drove their car off the side of the drive-thru lane. Subsequent field sobriety tests conducted by police on the driver showed the driver had a blood-alcohol level twice the legal limit.

Multi-Service Center food donation van stolen in Federal Way

  • Dec 4, 2013 at 10:55AM

Unknown suspects stole a donation van from the Multi-Service Center (MSC) on Monday, Dec. 2, according to a press release from the MSC.

Teen accidentally shoots himself with stolen handgun in Federal Way

  • Dec 4, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 4:06PM

A 19-year-old who allegedly purchased a stolen handgun accidentally shot himself in the abdomen following the transaction in Federal Way on Tuesday night.

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