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Now is not the time to bail on our students | Letter

  • Jan 31, 2014 at 6:00PM

Leadership in the Federal Way school district has had a hard time with some decisions in the past year.

Levy funding critical as Federal Way high school graduation rate increases

  • Feb 1, 2014 at 8:00AM

After several years of stagnant high school graduation rates, Federal Way Public Schools administrators believe they are turning the tide.

Emotions not part of the solution | My Perspective

  • Feb 1, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Feb 4, 2014 at 2:33PM

It seems to me that Federal Way is a city with competing personalities.

Federal Way Mirror's January Citizen of the Month: Lou Olmstead

  • Feb 2, 2014 at 7:00AM

Many people have put their trust in Lou Olmstead over the years, so much so that they even voted her to serve on the Federal Way City Council before it existed.

Hope Federal Way will act on PACC with von Reichbauer’s vision | Letter

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Feb 4, 2014 at 9:51AM

King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer received a key to the city of Federal Way on Jan. 22 for many reasons.

How are Federal Way legislators voting in the 2014 session?

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 2:05PM

The following is a recap of how Federal Way legislators from the 30th District recently voted on several bills (according to

County Council to take public testimony on potential measure to fund transit, roads

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 2:20PM

The King County Council is holding a special evening session to take public testimony regarding County Executive Dow Constantine’s proposal to create a “Tax Benefit District”

Intentionally failing Federal Way school levy will hurt students | Letter

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 2:55PM

I’ve read with great disappointment the recent statements in this newspaper by several opponents of the Federal Way Public Schools Educational Programs and Operation (EP&O) levy.

Inslee proposes additional $200 million to ‘speed up’ education funding

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 2:25PM

Governor Jay Inslee announced a proposal to boost school spending by $200 million on Jan. 28, saying it’s a needed infusion of funding “to keep the state on track for meeting its court-mandated basic education obligations.”

Thomas Jefferson community ‘goes gray’ to honor sick alumni

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 2:28PM

Gray wasn’t the color of the Seattle sky, but worn proudly by Thomas Jefferson High School students on Jan. 24.

Federal Way Rotary raises funds for merry-go-round for disabled children

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 5:04PM

Miss Wheelchair USA, local resident Jennifer Lynn Adams, was a featured speaker at the Federal Way Rotary’s Foundation auction gala on Jan. 25.

Federal Way student selected for prestigious history program

  • Feb 3, 2014 at 4:50PM

Charles Wright junior Taylor Walsh, of Federal Way, was one of 15 students selected from a pool of international student applicants

Combat-wounded veteran gets new mortgage-free home in Federal Way

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 11:39AM

U.S. Army specialist Marcos Garcia was hunkered down in an Iraqi police station with other soldiers when he heard the first blast just outside of the perimeter wall.

Federal Way school district allowing excused absences to attend Seahawks victory parade

  • Feb 4, 2014 at 2:18PM

Federal Way Public Schools is allowing excused absences for students who want to attend the Seahawks Super Bowl victory parade in Seattle on Wednesday.

High-speed chase in Federal Way ends with spike strips, K-9 pursuit

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 3:26PM

A woman was arrested after leading Federal Way and Kent police on a high-speed chase while she was driving a stolen vehicle on Wednesday morning.

Federal Way mayor reveals Blue Ribbon Panel members for Performing Arts/Conference Center

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 5:09PM

Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell revealed the nine members of the Blue Ribbon Panel that will help provide objective expertise on the proposed Performing Arts and Conference Center (PACC) during the Federal Way City Council meeting on Tuesday.

Composites manufacturing courses gaining steam at Federal Way school

  • Feb 5, 2014 at 3:05PM

The composites manufacturing courses at Todd Beamer High School are quickly gaining popularity among students, according to Larry DuFresne, the school’s composite manufacturing instructor.

Federal Way mayor lends support to bill toughening felony elude sentencing

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 1:15PM

Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell was in Olympia on Tuesday, lending his voice to House Bill 2549, which will strengthen the state’s current law regarding felony eluding.

SIDELINES: Seahawks' victory parade one for the history, memory books

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 4:08PM

It was literally a sea of Seahawk blue and green Wednesday afternoon throughout the streets of downtown Seattle.

Super Seahawks | Cartoon

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 5:28PM

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Federal Way Community Center opened up as warming center

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 5:33PM

The city of Federal Way is making the Federal Way Community Center available as a warming center during normal hours until further notice.

Will Federal Way mayor's agenda align with community's priorities? | Inside Politics

  • Feb 6, 2014 at 5:22PM

It has already been an interesting year at City Hall and we are only in the first week of February.

SIGNING DAY: Five Federal Way High School seniors sign with Division-I programs

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 9:59AM

Another year, another big-time party at Federal Way High School on National Signing Day.

TEAM CELSKI BLOG: From Marquette to Sochi

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 10:14AM

This blog is written to keep the proud people of Federal Way informed about one of the city’s sons, short track speedskater J.R. Celski and the experience of his parents, Bob and Sue, during the Olympics.

Chimney fire damages Federal Way home, displaces couple | Photos

  • Feb 7, 2014 at 2:00PM updated at 4:07PM

A fire that damaged a waterfront home in Federal Way and displaced a couple may have been sparked by a metal chimney on Friday morning, fire officials believe.

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