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City upgrades school zone safety at Mark Twain Elementary

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 10:56AM

The city announced that recent improvements at the Mark Twain Elementary school zone “have made a significant difference in safety.”

State education funding and the $64,000 question | Letters

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 11:46AM

Because I am a strong advocate for my fellow para-educators, the schools they work at and for the success of all students in our education system, I testified before the school board at their meeting on June 11.

State liquor board approves rules for selling marijuana; dispensaries still banned in Federal Way

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 12:00PM updated Jul 11, 2013 at 3:21PM

The Washington State Liquor Control Board approved the rules for "producing, processing and retailing recreational marijuana" earlier this week.

PHOTOS: 2013 Red, White and Blues Festival - and more

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 2:47PM

The festival featured live music, vendors, local political candidates and a 22-minute fireworks show.

Vote for Noble-Gulliford | Letters

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 11:00AM

I would like to endorse and ask for you to vote for Diana Noble-Gulliford for Federal Way City Council position 6.

Support for candidate Koppang | Letters

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 11:00AM

I’m impressed with Mark Koppang, candidate for Federal Way City Council position 2. I remember Mark ran once before and that he took the high road by refusing to be drawn into the mire of what became a rather contentious race.

Youth crews clean up WA highways

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 12:00PM

The Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE) is reminding Washington state residents that youth crews are cleaning up local highways and roads this summer, with the first session of work scheduled for June 26 through July 24, and the second session to run from July 25 through Aug. 20.

National Night Out is Aug. 6

  • Jul 6, 2013 at 5:00PM

National Night Out, a community-oriented celebration aimed at combatting crime and letting people take back their neighborhoods, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year on Aug. 6.

Gay in Federal Way? We still have a long way to go | Johnson

  • Jul 7, 2013 at 1:00AM

Sadly, if you’re LGBT in Federal Way, chances are things aren’t as festive for you. I’ve only found two churches in our city, and only one of them Christian, that will perform your wedding should you want to be married.

Tips to protect your eyes from sunburn

  • Jul 7, 2013 at 1:00AM

While sunny days mean slathering on the sunscreen to keep your skin safe, it is also important to protect your eyes from the damaging effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

Police arrest hit and run driver accused of injuring two girls

  • Jul 7, 2013 at 3:19PM

Des Moines police report that a driver suspected of a hit-and-run accident was arrested in Federal Way.

3 children injured in late-night crash on I-5 in Federal Way

  • Jul 7, 2013 at 3:01PM

The Washington State Patrol is investigating a crash in Federal Way that injured five people, including three children.

LITTLE LEAGUE: Federal Way National wins two more District 10 championships

  • Jul 8, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Jul 12, 2013 at 4:08PM

Federal Way National Little League continued its domination of District 10 all-star tournaments last week with two more championships.

Two women rob gas station | FW crime blotter

  • Jul 8, 2013 at 1:13PM

At 8:25 a.m. July 6 in the 33000 block of 1st Way South, two women robbed a gas station at gunpoint.

State rep's vote was penny-wise and pound-foolish | Letters

  • Jul 8, 2013 at 3:38PM

This year’s state legislative session was extended into double overtime ending Saturday, June 29, in the early evening. Gov. Jay Inslee signed the $33 billion budget into law the following day.

3 apartment complexes will break ground in Federal Way

  • Jul 8, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Jul 9, 2013 at 9:40AM

Construction is expected to begin this year on three apartment complexes in Federal Way with a combined total of nearly 900 units.

Do you pay more for water than your neighbor? Here's why

  • Jul 8, 2013 at 4:00PM updated at 7:45PM

Joe Stumbo, a resident of unincorporated King County, contacted The Mirror out of frustration over the difference in water bills between his own residence and a rental house.

State Rep. Kochmar invites public to visit local office | Letters

  • Jul 9, 2013 at 1:00AM

This is to offer my sincerest thanks to all of the people who were able to visit the open house for my new district office on Monday, July 1.

Summer reading: FW library rewards kids for staying sharp

  • Jul 9, 2013 at 12:34PM

Summer vacation! What a great time for children to enjoy swimming, riding bikes, going to the park, and visiting friends and relatives.

Miles for Meso 5K pays tribute to victims of mesothelioma

  • Jul 9, 2013 at 12:19PM

The Federal Way Community Center hosted the second annual Miles for Meso Washington Memorial 5K Run/Walk on the Fourth of July.

Play structure at Steel Lake Park will undergo renovation

  • Jul 9, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Jul 10, 2013 at 5:21PM

As the "Family Funland" play structure at Steel Lake Park approaches two decades in service, the Federal Way Parks Commission wants to make a number of significant improvements to the structure.

The Czar is mad as hell about poorly rated schools | Jarvis

  • Jul 10, 2013 at 10:02AM

Like many parents and community leaders, I was disappointed when I read the Washington Board of Education’s ratings of our schools (a rating system created by our state Legislature in 2009).

State Rep. Kochmar: Why I voted no on transportation bill

  • Jul 10, 2013 at 9:30AM

As you, the residents of the 30th District may have heard, I am being attacked for voting "no" on a transportation bill. This bill was an "alternative" to the transportation package I supported.

Twin Lakes road project shifts hours to reduce impact

  • Jul 10, 2013 at 5:26PM

Beginning July 15, work on SW 336th/21st Ave. SW project will begin and end earlier, with work scheduled between 5 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily on weekdays. The new hours will last until the end of August, according to the city.

City scrutinizes application process for boards, commissions

  • Jul 10, 2013 at 6:00PM updated Jul 11, 2013 at 4:04PM

Federal Way staff have been reviewing the application process for the city's various volunteer boards and commissions, following some issues regarding the North Lake Management District Advisory Board and an applicant who was approved but later rescinded.

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