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FOOTBALL: Federal Way runs past Edmonds-Woodway, Skyline next in state playoffs

  • Nov 9, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Nov 11, 2013 at 1:13PM

EDMONDS -- Edmonds-Woodway battled Federal Way on even terms for much of the game, but when it came to big plays the visiting Eagles were simply too much.

Maj. Gen. Timothy Lowenberg to speak at Veterans Day tribute in FW

  • Nov 9, 2013 at 8:00AM

“Any opportunity to acknowledge the service of the millions of men and women who have worn the uniform of their country is always an honor and a privilege,” Lowenberg said. “There’s a rich history to the observance in Federal Way, and I’m just proud to be a part of that.”

Grading system gets an F | Shiers

  • Nov 9, 2013 at 8:00AM

This cartoon by Frank Shiers ran in the Nov. 8, 2013, print edition of the Federal Way Mirror.

Federal Way's plate will always be full | Keith Livingston

  • Nov 9, 2013 at 8:00AM

As Federal Way residents, what can we expect from the next council and mayor?

Ferrell will allow citizens to vote on 'outrageous project' | Letters

  • Nov 9, 2013 at 10:00AM

I refute Mr. Terry Thomas' criticism in The Mirror of Jim Ferrell's mayoral win.

Federal Way Kiwanis Club serves free spaghetti to local seniors

  • Nov 9, 2013 at 3:00PM

The Kiwanis Club of Greater Federal Way hosted a free spaghetti luncheon Nov. 2 at the Federal Way Senior Center.

RECRUITING: Beamer's Megan Huff headed to Hawaii; Several others also sign with colleges

  • Nov 9, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Nov 15, 2013 at 2:45PM

The Todd Beamer High School senior will play volleyball next year at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu. The 6-foot-2 Huff will officially ink her national letter of intent on Wednesday in a ceremony at Beamer.

Decatur High School DECA will host 5k Color Dash on Nov. 16

  • Nov 9, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Nov 13, 2013 at 11:54AM

Decatur High School DECA is hosting its first-ever 5-Kilometer Color Dash at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 16. The event is open to all ages and participants can run or walk. Powder color packets will be thrown on the runners every 1-kilometer.

FW schools announce professional development program

  • Nov 9, 2013 at 3:00PM

Dr. Julia Aguirre, an associate math professor at the University of Washington-Tacoma, is beginning to work with Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) on a "comprehensive professional development program that ultimately will impact the district's most vulnerable students." Aguirre's work will focus on developing a culturally-responsive approach to teaching mathematics throughout the district, according to a news release.

Truancy prevention means crime prevention | Dan Satterberg

  • Nov 9, 2013 at 4:00PM

Many people are surprised when I tell them that we have a Truancy Dropout Prevention Unit in the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

King County Sheriff starts mediation program for citizen complaints

  • Nov 10, 2013 at 10:00AM

Citizens who have complaints with King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies will now have another avenue to address their issues, thanks to a new mediation process being implemented by the King County Office of Law Enforcement Oversight.

Youngsters impress grownups at Halloween food drive | Letters

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 1:45PM

I’d like to comment on an event that I participated in on Thursday, Oct. 31, because of the emotion and pride that was generated by members of a much younger generation than I.

It's refreshing to see a new columnist in The Mirror | Letters

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 1:44PM

It is refreshing to see that The Mirror has added Keith Livingston as one of its contributors/columnists.

Typhoon aftermath: Federal Way-based World Vision sends relief

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 3:09PM

Typhoon Haiyan, considered one of the strongest tropical storms ever, made landfall in the Philippines early Nov. 8 and caused catastrophic damage. Wind gusts were reported as high as 190 mph. Thousands are feared dead.

Inslee touts Boeing 777X deal, Machinists union rejects with 67 percent majority

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Nov 14, 2013 at 11:23AM

Gov. Jay Inslee, along with the state Legislature, put together a package to help secure an unprecedented commitment from Boeing to assemble its 777X jetliner — and the plane's carbon fiber wings — in Washington state.

PREP SPORTS WRAP: Federal Way's Mitch Stewart leads the way at state cross country meet

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 3:09PM

The cross country season came to an end Saturday at the state cross country championships in the Tri-Cities. Eight Federal Way school district runners made the journey across the mountains to compete at the Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco.

Weyerhaeuser sells Quadrant Homes, earns Corporations for Communities award

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 4:00PM

Federal Way-based timber giant Weyerhaeuser Company has announced the sale of its homebuilding division, which includes the local Quadrant Homes.

Federal Way Farmers Market's winter indoor bazaar opens Nov. 16

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 4:32PM

The Federal Way Farmers Market will open its winter indoor bazaar at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16. Opening day will feature Lynnae's Gourmet Pickles, a Tacoma-based company recently featured on the ABC show "Shark Tank."

Victim and police hunt for car prowler | FW crime blotter

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 2:12PM

At 8:02 p.m. Nov. 10 in the 400 block of SW 305th Street, police responded to a call from a residence.

TRACKING THE GRADS: Basketball players excelling in college

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 4:35PM

Talia Walton — The Federal Way grad is currently playing her redshirt sophomore season at the University of Washington. Last year, Walton was named to the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team after averaging 13.6 points, which was 10th in the Pac-12, and 7.3 rebounds. She also had 58 blocks, which was second all-time in the history of UW, and made 57 3-pointers.

Protesters blast Walmart's wages and policies in Federal Way | PHOTOS

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 5:12PM

For the second year in a row, local Walmart employees protested the company's wages and policies in the weeks leading up to Black Friday.

PHOTOS: Honoring Our Own 2013 pays tribute to veterans

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 5:27PM

Federal Way’s fourth annual tribute to veterans, “Honoring Our Own,” was sponsored by the Historical Society of Federal Way and the Kiwanis Club of Federal Way. The event was held on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at Todd Beamer High School. (SEE PHOTOS)

Operation Warm: Cops and firefighters donate coats at Olympic View Elementary

  • Nov 13, 2013 at 1:00PM updated at 4:20PM

Federal Way police teamed up with South King Fire and Rescue to deliver winter coats for children at Olympic View Elementary School.

Grading system 'is screwing us all over,' say students in Federal Way

  • Nov 13, 2013 at 2:34PM

A packed house once again greeted the Federal Way School Board as parents, taxpayers and students spoke up about the continued glitches they've all experienced with the controversial standards based grading (SBG) system's implementation and execution this year.

Grading system: School board responds to criticisms, Neu hints at change

  • Nov 13, 2013 at 2:46PM

Federal Way School Board members sat through another round of haranguing by parents and others during the board's Nov. 12 meeting.

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