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Elementary track program inspires Federal Way school district’s youngest athletes

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 3:50PM

Paradise Dorrough, a fifth-grader at Valhalla Elementary, never considered that her talent for recess games of tag could lead to a college scholarship one day. But now, thanks to the encouragement of her teacher Heather Anderson, she thinks it might.

What do we want in new Federal Way superintendent? | Inside Politics

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 6:21PM

Former Superintendent Rob Neu left under a cloud and some very difficult circumstances.

Where do you see Federal Way in 10 years? | My Perspective

  • Jun 29, 2014 at 9:00AM

I have stated in previous columns that Federal Way has the potential to be the premier city in the South Puget Sound.

Suspect on campus at Federal Way elementary school prompts lockdown

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 1:37PM

Twin Lakes Elementary was placed on a brief lockdown this morning after a suspect that police were chasing came onto the campus.

State Superintendent Dorn visits Federal Way's Decatur pre-engineering program

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 7:51PM

Washington State Superintendent Randy Dorn was at Decatur High School on Thursday to visit the school’s Project Lead the Way program, a successful and increasingly popular “pre-engineering program.”

Dorn requests relief from Adequate Yearly Progress requirement

  • Jun 30, 2014 at 6:18PM

State Superintendent Randy Dorn announced that earlier this month his office sent a letter to the Department of Education, asking “if districts could get out of this requirement.”

State experiences largest population growth since 2008; Federal Way at 90,150

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 10:41AM

The Washington State Office of Financial Management released its annual estimates of the state's population increase recently, estimating that the state's overall population increased by 85,000 people between 2013 and 2104.

Federal Way police nab fugitive wanted for felony stalking

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 10:46AM

Federal Way police caught a Puyallup man on Saturday who was wanted for felony stalking and featured on Washington's Most Wanted as an armed and dangerous fugitive.

Last of 91 displaced in apartment fire find temporary housing

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 11:08AM

The last of the 91 people displaced by the apartment fire on June 13 have found at least temporary housing, said Federal Way's emergency manager, Ray Gross.

Federal Way school board mix-up | Editor's Note

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 10:22AM

Last week, we reported that the Federal Way Public Schools board would select a candidate on June 24.

Driver plows through police barricade | Federal Way Police Blotter

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 10:20AM

The following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

Difference between teacher, fast food worker at $15 wage | Cartoon

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 10:28AM

Difference between teacher, fast food worker at $15 wage | Cartoon

Federal Way performing arts center is shortsighted investment | Letter

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 10:25AM

Assuming it will take $35 million to build the Performing Arts and Conference Center, that represents a tax burden in some way shape or form that each and every adult and child in our fair city will have to pay to build this structure.

13 Federal Way neighborhoods set to participate in National Night Out

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 12:17PM

National Night Out will be Aug. 5 this year, and 13 Federal Way neighborhoods and/or apartment/condo complexes are already signed up, according to Federal Way Police Department Chief Andy Hwang.

Bus brings Federal Way students free meals and learning this summer | Slideshow

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 12:58PM

The chatter of children fills the air as they play soccer, basketball and do other activities at Parkway Apartments in Federal Way.

Former Federal Way High School coach arrested for sexual relationship with student

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jun 10, 2014 at 9:51AM

A former Federal Way High School basketball coach was arrested on Friday after admitting to a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old female student.

Performing arts center will help transform Federal Way | Letter

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 1:00PM

Kudos to Mayor Jim Ferrell and the mayor’s Blue Ribbon Panel for an exhaustive economic and financial analysis of the feasibility, operational forecasts, and economic benefit of the Performing Arts and Conference Center.

Hiccup delays potential federal funding for Federal Way performing arts center

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 2:35PM

The city of Federal Way has been pursuing the federally-allocated New Market Tax Credits program as part of its funding strategy for the Performing Arts and Conference Center, looking to fund a maximum amount of $7.2 million for the PACC.

Keeping an eye on the powerful local wizards | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jun 10, 2014 at 9:46AM

Q: Mr. Federal Way, why does it seem like the Mirror publishes so many negative articles about the school district, city and other agencies?

Rep. Kochmar recognized for commitment to small business

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 4:17PM

Rep. Linda Kochmar, R-Federal Way, recently received the “Guardian of Small Business Award” from the National Federation of Independent Business. To qualify, state lawmakers were graded

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

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 4:21PM

Meet Jasper, a handsome Maine coon neutered boy. He is a little confused right now as his owner

Federal Way mayor announces management changes, PACC project director

  • Jun 9, 2014 at 4:07PM

Following the Federal Way City Council’s recent authorization of the Performing Arts and Conference Center project, Mayor Jim Ferrell has selected a project director for the facility construction, and named two department directors.

Federal Way Public Health clinic faces closure, layoffs

  • Jun 30, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Jul 2, 2014 at 7:41PM

The Public Health clinic in Federal Way is one of four clinics that could close as Public Health-Seattle & King County faces a $15 million shortfall per year for the next two years.

UFC: Federal Way native Henderson wins by submission, title talk restarts

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 5:48PM

Benson Henderson, a Decatur High School graduate and former UFC lightweight champion, took a step towards regaining his title with his submission win on Saturday over Rustam Khabilov at UFC Fight Night in Albuquerque, N.M.

Downtown Federal Way starts makeover with Town Square Park

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 5:52PM

Upon taking exit 143 from Interstate 5, drivers need only head west to find themselves smack dab in the middle of a busy commercial district with plenty of restaurants, retail outlets and shops to choose from.

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