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In mayoral race, Ferrell is the candidate for change | Roegner

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 8:00AM

It wasn’t an easy decision for Jim Ferrell to run for mayor a second time.

Brain tumor doesn't stop Decatur student Dom Cooks from his dream

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 1:00PM updated Oct 28, 2013 at 12:05PM

Dominique Cooks is the epitome of perseverance. The 18-year-old Decatur High School student was a stud, 220-pound defensive lineman for the Gators' football team and the definition of a "power guard" on the basketball court. To illustrate how talented he was on the gridiron, Decatur head coach Leon Hatch made the rare call to have Cooks play on the line as a ninth-grader during the 2010 football season and start all year as a sophomore.

EDITORIAL: Endorsements for FW School Board, South King Fire board, Lakehaven board

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 4:00PM

The Federal Way Mirror’s editorial board endorses the following school board, fire commissioner and water commissioner candidates in the 2013 general election.

Will I-517 pass? | Shiers

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 8:00AM

This cartoon by Frank Shiers appeared in the Oct. 25, 2013, print edition of the Federal Way Mirror.

Local students look to collect canned food items as part of Halloween festivities

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Oct 28, 2013 at 10:12AM

Students in Federal Way will be looking to collect canned-food items this Halloween, as part of the "Washington Scares Hunger Drive."

SOCCER: Neagle named Sounders FC Humanitarian of the Year

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 2:00PM

Thomas Jefferson graduate Lamar Neagle is having a huge year on the field for Seattle Sounders FC. The forward is second on the team with eight goals and had led the Sounders into the upcoming Major League Soccer (MLS) playoffs.

Massai warriors share stories of their quest for education

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 2:00PM

This is a traditional greeting in the Swahili language, and one which students at the Federal Way Public Academy (FWPA) heard on Oct. 25, as they were treated to a presentation from two Massai warriors from Kenya, Wilson Meikuaya and Jackson Ntirkana. Meikuaya and Ntirkana were at FWPA representing Free the Children, the globe-spanning charity responsible for last year's "We Day" celebration.

Diana Noble-Gulliford is a leader with experience | Election letters

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 4:30PM

We support retaining Diana Noble-Gulliford for Federal Way City Council Position 6. Diana has proven her value to the council with her ability to ask clarifying questions and bring together diverse opinions to work collaboratively for common solutions.

Federal Way desperately needs affordable housing | Letters

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 4:13PM

How can the City of Federal Way say that there is "adequate supply of affordable rental housing" when more than a quarter of all the city's renters are paying more than half their income on housing?

We need John Fairbanks for city council | Election letters

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 4:32PM

This is a man of integrity, a man with excellent leadership skills who walks the walk and talks the talk, a man with a vision for the city and its growth, and a man who cares about the community and the people in it. The incumbent has been on city council for 16 years. 16 years? That's just too long to sit.

I said 'no' to potential scammer who drove a Mercedes | Letters

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 4:21PM

I live in the north Dash Point Road area of Federal Way. At 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, I believe I possibly encountered the same individuals that scammed letter writer J. Kirwan on repairs to dings on her car.

Martin Moore inspires high school students | Election letters

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 4:29PM

Last Saturday (Oct. 19), I was waving signs on the corner of 320th and Pacific Highway South with Martin Moore, candidate for Federal Way City Council position six, along with other supporters.

Mark Koppang presents a fresh new approach | Election letters

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 4:31PM

Mark Koppang performed exceptionally well at both candidate debates and has validated my vote for Federal Way City Council Position 2.

Kelly Maloney has a vision for our community | Election letters

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 4:31PM

I am writing an open letter to the community of Federal Way to open your eyes and really evaluate the issues at hand in our community and the best person on the roster who has addressed those issue, even prior to being on the city council as a volunteer.

Skip is the best choice for our mayor | Election letters

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 4:37PM

Skip Priest has been a tremendous community leader and an asset to Federal Way for over 20 years. There is a lengthy list of local organizations with whom he has worked.

Reasons to re-elect Jeanne Burbidge | Election letters

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 4:37PM

Here's why we endorse Jeanne Burbidge for re-election to Federal Way City Council. We've know her for over 30 years and our kids have gone to school together. So, what has knowing her given us the ability to tell you about her qualification?

Proud that Jim Ferrell is running for mayor | Election letters

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 4:39PM

I am urging you to vote Jim Ferrell for Federal Way mayor. He is a highly charismatic, confident and experienced leader. He is an effective listener and looks to end wasteful spending on projects not needed.

German immigrant is fed up with Federal Way's behavior | Letters

  • Oct 27, 2013 at 10:00AM

I've been living on South 316th Street for the last 20 years. For the last two or three years, I have gotten totally fed up with the City of Federal Way's financial behavior.

FOOTBALL: Fourth-ranked Eagles stage comeback in second half, beat Auburn; It's win-and-in for TJ

  • Oct 28, 2013 at 11:32AM

The fourth-ranked Federal Way Eagles got a little scare Saturday night in a non-league game with the Auburn Trojans.

Halloween gropings | FW crime blotter

  • Oct 28, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 7:06PM

At 12:07 a.m. Oct. 27 in the 36000 block of Enchanted Parkway South, a juvenile female accused a juvenile male of groping her while they waited in line at Wild Waves Theme Park during the park's annual Fright Fest.

More parking available near transit center for FW commuters

  • Oct 28, 2013 at 12:25PM

Sound Transit reports that 56 new parking spaces are available near the Federal Way Transit Center.

Lakota intersection traffic alert

  • Oct 28, 2013 at 12:26PM

As part of the Lakota Safe Routes to School project, crews are scheduled to place the final asphalt overlay from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 29 at the intersection of SW 312th Street and SW Dash Point Road.

Then and Now: Check out resident's 109-year-old house

  • Oct 28, 2013 at 1:15PM

In a contest called "Then and Now," Gayle Bean won in the "most different" category in the Federal Way Mirror's online voting.

SWIMMING/DIVING: Federal Way's Ramey wins two events in record-setting times at SPSL Meet

  • Oct 28, 2013 at 2:33PM

Federal Way senior Kenna Ramey has already proven to be the class of the South Puget Sound League during her Eagle career. Ramey further cemented her all-time status Saturday at the SPSL swim meet at the Rogers Aquatic Center.

PREP SPORTS WRAP: Beamer cross country teams impress at SPSL Meet

  • Oct 28, 2013 at 4:11PM

The Todd Beamer cross country teams both snagged top-three finishes at Saturday's South Puget Sound League Meet a Fort Steilacoom Park. The Titan girls finished in second place in the team standings behind Tahoma and the Beamer boys ended up in third place.

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