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Gingrich demands energy reform, bashes Obama at Federal Way rally | SLIDESHOW

  • Feb 24, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Feb 25, 2013 at 7:19PM

Republican presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich made a stop in Federal Way on Feb. 24 at the Best Western Evergreen Inn and Suites.

Publishing of public notices in newspapers of record ensures transparency | Editorial

  • Feb 25, 2012 at 1:00PM updated Feb 29, 2013 at 5:10PM

Citizens should be aware of – and opposed to – House Bill 2801 and the provisions that would allow local governments to cease publishing public notices in their local newspapers. The presumed cost savings to local government is in fact false economy – there is a hidden and very dangerous cost. In trying to save money, local governments would curtail access to the legislative process, and ensure that fewer – rather than more – citizens know what their representatives are up to.

Sound Transit board approves 'shovel ready' money for Federal Way light rail

  • Feb 27, 2012 at 2:40PM

The Sound Transit board of directors approved a nearly $24 million budget amendment to create a shovel-ready plan for bringing light rail to Federal Way.

Inquest ordered for fatal Federal Way police shooting

  • Feb 28, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Feb 29, 2013 at 5:40PM

On Jan. 13, Federal Way officer Stacy Eckert shot Kent resident Maksim Mayba, 21, while investigating an apparent drug deal in the Starbucks parking lot on Dash Point Road.

Washington's employment surges in January

  • Feb 29, 2012 at 10:53AM

Washington's employment picture brightened in January, as the unemployment rate fell to a seasonally adjusted, estimated rate of 8.3 percent and the state enjoyed an estimated gain of 13,200 jobs, according to the state Employment Security Department.

Republicans snooker Democrats with Senate budget plan | State Legislature

  • Mar 3, 2012 at 8:32PM

With the support of three key Democrats who share similar views on the budget, Republicans wielded a little-used procedural tactic to maneuver into control of Senate budget proceedings on Friday in Olympia.

Final straw poll results for Republican caucuses around the state

  • Mar 4, 2012 at 11:31AM

The state Republican party released the final presidential straw poll results from the caucuses around the state.

Police arrest shooting suspect at Federal Way motel

  • Mar 7, 2012 at 1:00PM updated at 7:38PM

According to a press release from the Bonney Lake Police Department, the suspect was apprehended at a motel in Federal Way without incident and booked into the Pierce County Jail on multiple felony domestic violence-related charges, felon in possession of a firearm and an unrelated felony warrant.

Growing outrage per 'pink slime' in school lunches | Gustafson

  • Mar 13, 2012 at 1:58PM

Ever since the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) decision to buy seven million pounds of beef byproducts for use in the national school lunch program has made the news, there has been a rare public outcry, not often heard of in connection with food policies in this country.

Kent-based Seattle Mist plans Lingerie Football League player tryouts

  • Mar 14, 2012 at 11:46AM

The Kent-based Seattle Mist of the Lingerie Football League are looking for a few good women.

Inslee visits Kent, attacks McKenna for 'playing politics' with gay marriage

  • Mar 14, 2012 at 1:47PM

Jay Inslee, Democratic candidate for governor, didn't hesitate to take a shot at Republican candidate Rob McKenna's stance against legalizing same-sex marriage during a media tour Tuesday at a Kent small business.

SeaTac man sentenced to 15 years for sex trafficking; Kent Police initiated case

  • Mar 16, 2012 at 11:13AM

A SeaTac man was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 15 years in prison and 15 years of supervised release for sex trafficking through force, fraud and coercion.

Dennis Kucinich will discuss Social Security at Highline CC

  • Mar 24, 2012 at 8:00AM updated Mar 26, 2013 at 11:12AM

U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) will be the keynote speaker next month at a local forum on Social Security.

Sober students: Auburn Youth Resources spreads to Federal Way

  • Mar 26, 2012 at 12:00PM updated at 2:46PM

About eight high school students have so far signed on for a new Federal Way chemical dependency treatment group through Auburn Youth Resources.

Kent food distributor Sysco recalls beef patties sent to restaurants

  • Mar 26, 2012 at 12:46PM

Sysco Seattle Inc., a Kent food distribution company, is recalling nearly 16,800 pounds of ground beef patties imported from Canada because of possible E. coli contamination.

The Hunger Games | Movie Review

  • Mar 26, 2012 at 6:00PM updated Mar 27, 2013 at 10:11AM

Frankly, Hollywood would be wise to use Hunger Games as an example of how they can, in fact, make a film that deals with mature themes without having to show all of the gratuitous, explicit details associated with it.

County gives green light to Pacific Raceways' pilot plan

  • Mar 29, 2012 at 11:22AM

Jason Fiorito is one step closer to seeing his master plan become a reality for Pacific Raceways. The King County Council approved a demonstration project for the Kent motorsports venue early last week.

Secretary Reed has much to do before, after retirement

  • Apr 12, 2012 at 6:00PM updated Apr 13, 2013 at 11:07AM

Secretary of State Sam Reed has a few things he wants to finish before his retirement in January.

WA Legislature passes state budget in 11th hour

  • Apr 11, 2012 at 5:55PM

With the threat of a third special session looming for state lawmakers, Gov. Christine Gregoire said she was pleased that the elusive common ground on the budget was found.

Kent Police apprehend man from state's most wanted sex offender list

  • Apr 13, 2012 at 10:35AM

Kent Police arrested a 24-year-old man Thursday from the Washington State Department of Corrections most wanted sex offender list.

Auburn beats Federal Way 4-1, Auburn Riverside blanks Curtis 5-0 | Prep girls tennis

  • Apr 16, 2012 at 3:20PM

Auburn beats Federal Way 4-1, Auburn Riverside blanks Curtis 5-0 | Prep girls tennis

Bellevue artist Lillian Yeh, a former Federal Way employee, dies in moped crash

  • Apr 17, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Apr 18, 2013 at 3:47PM

Lillian Yeh, a Bellevue resident and former City of Federal Way employee, died in a moped accident while vacationing with her family in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Kent Police officer shoots, wounds man reportedly stealing vehicle

  • Apr 24, 2012 at 5:05PM

A 46-year-old Kent Police officer shot and wounded a 35-year-old Federal Way man after responding to a report of a man in a stolen car at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Arbor Chase Apartments, 1615 W. Smith St.

K-E diet: quick, potentially dangerous | Gustafson

  • Apr 27, 2012 at 3:03PM

Shedding pounds in a hurry is never easy and it's certainly not without health concerns. Yet, the so-called "crash diets" rank among the most popular weight loss programs in America.

SWAT team finds suspect's body after blowing roof off Ridge bunker

  • Apr 28, 2012 at 12:09PM

King County Sheriff’s SWAT team found what appears to be murder suspect Peter Keller's body, dead of a self-inflicted gunshot, after breaching a Rattlesnake Ridge bunker Saturday morning. At around 10 a.m., the sheriff's TAC 30 team used an explosive to breach the roof of the heavily fortified hideout, which allowed enough access for the deputies to make their way inside. In the bunker, deputies discovered a body, which they said appeared to be Keller. The Sheriff’s Office will use their bomb disposal unit to clear the bunker, to ensure there are no explosive or booby traps. Once the bunker has been cleared, detectives will enter it to begin a crime scene investigation. The King County Medical Examiner will determine the official cause of death and positively identify the body.

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