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- 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.
- 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."
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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)
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Nov 13, 2013 at 3:32PM
Parents and community members were in vociferous attendance again during the Federal Way School Board's Nov. 12 meeting.
- Nov 13, 2013 at 4:20PM
The King County Council unanimously approved the county’s 2014 operating and capital budget. This budget includes a $718 million General Fund Budget, of which 73 percent is directed toward public safety and criminal justice programs.
- Nov 14, 2013 at 12:04PM
A berth into the quarterfinals (Final 8) of the Class 4A State Football Playoffs. The winner of the Federal Way/Skyline game will host the winner of a game between Skyview and Richland on either Nov. 22 or 23.
- Nov 14, 2013 at 3:51PM
According to voters, the local election theme for 2013 turned out to be “frustration, change and Democrats.”
- Nov 14, 2013 at 3:49PM
Federal Way has contracted with Seattle firm efelle media to produce a new tourism website, using lodging tax dollars to promote tourism.
- Nov 14, 2013 at 4:04PM
Q: I was one of more than 100 parents who showed up to the Federal Way School Board meeting Tuesday night who was looking for answers regarding the standards based grading system. I came away with the opinion that the school board is not listening to its constituents. They are going to do what they want to do, and there’s nothing parents or students can do to change their minds.
- Nov 15, 2013 at 10:35AM
Super Typhoon Haiyan's devastation has left the Philippines in a state of emergency, and many Washingtonians are mobilizing to help.
- Nov 15, 2013 at 1:30PM
A lot of press was given to the pay increase that Federal Way Public Schools Superintendent Robert Neu received. It was about a 20 percent increase ($42,000), raising his annual pay to $240,000.
- Nov 15, 2013 at 1:32PM
This cartoon by Frank Shiers was printed in the Nov. 15, 2013, edition of the Federal Way Mirror.
- Nov 15, 2013 at 3:12PM
A handful of Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) officials recently traveled to Michigan and Ghana on "study missions."
- Nov 15, 2013 at 11:00PM updated Nov 20, 2013 at 9:13AM
Down 14-0 at halftime and really looking like they could get nothing going, the Federal Way Eagles completed an impressive second-half comeback and beat the Skyline Spartans Friday, 26-20.
- Nov 16, 2013 at 1:00AM updated at 11:56AM
Metro Transit will hold a meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Federal Way Community Center, 876 S. 333rd St., to discuss the possible impact of cuts to Metro Transit service in the near future.
- Nov 16, 2013 at 8:00AM
A New York company is raising money to develop a line of undergarments called Anti-Rape Wear, which use straps and webbing that are scissor- and knife-resistant to prevent ripping or cutting them off, or pushing them aside.
- Nov 16, 2013 at 3:00PM
With the passage of House Bill 1635 in 2012, drivers education programs were given the ability to administer both the knowledge and skills tests on site.
- Nov 16, 2013 at 3:00PM
Federal Way High School retained its status as an AVID demonstration school, one of only 125 schools worldwide to be denoted with that status.
- Nov 16, 2013 at 4:00PM
Is Angela Davis really the right type of speaker for Federal Way?