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Federal Way district offices and schools closed during all-employee rally Sept. 2

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 1:51PM

The Federal Way Public Schools district offices and schools will be closed on the morning of Sept. 2 while district employees attend a back-to-school rally from 9–11 a.m.

Song proposes higher education expansion for Weyerhaeuser Federal Way campus

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 12:10PM

With timber corporation Weyerhaeuser moving their headquarters from Federal Way to Seattle, the community has begun considering what will happen to Weyerhaeuser’s 430 acre campus in Federal Way. With the loss of approximately 800 local jobs, area leaders need to be examining how to replace those jobs in the local economy and how to keep Federal Way’s economy thriving.

Elected leaders, hopefuls mull college at Weyerhaeuser site in Federal Way

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Aug 29, 2014 at 1:31PM

Local politicians and hopefuls are already thinking about locating a university at the Weyerhaeuser campus in Federal Way, just days after the business announced it would relocate its headquarters to Seattle in 2016.

Squeezing opportunities from loss of Weyerhaeuser | Editor's Note

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 7:00PM updated Aug 29, 2014 at 1:32PM

This week, the proverbial tree fell in the forest and Federal Way heard a thump.

Serious Federal Way candidates already planning ahead | Inside Politics

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 7:00PM updated Aug 29, 2014 at 1:32PM

Will there be an open seat on the City Council next year? There may be.

Federal Way police advise back to school safety tips

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 12:45PM

Wednesday is the first day of the 2014-15 school year in Federal Way, which means thousands of kids will be walking, riding and driving to school. The Federal Way Police Department asks everyone to refresh their knowledge regarding school-related safety tips. Please discuss these tips with all members of the family.

Woman raped after hitchhiking | Federal Way Police Blotter

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Sep 3, 2014 at 9:08AM

The following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

Federal Way school board adopts budget for 2014-15

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 12:38PM

The Federal Way Public Schools board unanimously adopted the 2014-15 general fund budget, along with four other budgets that range from ASB funds to transportation funds, during its meeting on Tuesday.

Federal Way jilted by Weyerhaeuser | Letter of the Week

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 1:09PM

It is always heartbreaking to observe a wife of 40-plus years sending a letter to her significant other wondering “why?” — why that other must write a letter as opposed to reasoned conversation between partners who once were so inseparable. And she sits alone writing.

Mirror's Citizen of the Month: Pastor Jon McIntosh

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 5:00PM

Jon McIntosh is a pastor by day, family man by night and someone who gives back to his community in between it all.

Religion, social media and county budget woes | Q&A with Mr. FW:

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 9:00AM

Q: Mr. Federal Way, I was walking through the Albertson’s parking lot on 312th Street on Monday afternoon, when a woman approached me and handed me a brochure entitled “Will suffering ever end?”

Time capsule reveals history of longtime business, Federal Way | Slideshow

  • Aug 31, 2014 at 6:00AM

As Jim Ross peeled open soggy letters from 25 years ago, the greenhouse room of Billy McHale’s restaurant in Federal Way began to smell like must and mold.

Highline joins initiative to strengthen manufacturers

  • Aug 31, 2014 at 9:00AM

A partnership of state organizations that include the Innovate Washington Foundation, Washington Department of Commerce, Impact Washington, Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board, Washington State University, Highline College and Shoreline Community College announce their collaboration to deliver the Make it in Washington initiative.

Federal Way athlete heads to prestigious academy

  • Sep 1, 2014 at 9:00AM

Most high school freshmen have plenty to worry about as they ready for their first day of school.

State testing results released; schools hold steady

  • Sep 1, 2014 at 9:00AM

State testing results were released by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction this week and state Superintendent Randy Dorn said Washington is “holding steady from last year.”

Federal Way needs makeover to change image | My Perspective

  • Sep 1, 2014 at 10:00AM

What is the value of a label? Could Federal Way benefit from a makeover to gain positive name recognition and become the brand everyone wants?

PREP FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Eagles, Decatur, Beamer and TJ seek to advance further

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 12:08PM

Federal Way ended the season as the class of the SPSL. After playing their way to the Class 4A semifinals last year, the team is looking to go further.

Federal Way loses Weyerhaeuser under mayor's watch | Letter

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 11:36AM

One of Mayor Jim Ferrell’s campaign focus was former Mayor Skip Priest’s loss of small businesses from Federal Way.

Federal Way chiropractor gives up license after sexual misconduct conviction

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 12:27PM

A Federal Way chiropractor surrendered his credential to state health officials in response to charges of sexual misconduct.

Federal Way Public Schools, St. Francis staff take ALS ice bucket challenge

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 3:00PM

Federal Way Public Schools and St. Francis Hospital transportation staff recently took the ice bucket challege to benefit ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis).

Federal Way Public Schools staff rally before school starts

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 4:16PM

Federal Way Public Schools employees heard a rousing and inspirational welcome back from Interim Superintendent Sally McLean and guest speaker Dr. Edwin Javius before getting started on their normal data day activities during the 2014 all staff rally on Sept. 2, district officials said.

Fall sports in Federal Way: Complete 2014-15 high school schedules

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 12:22PM

Below are fall 2014-15 sports schedules for Thomas Jefferson, Todd Beamer, Decatur and Federal Way high schools:

Our neighborhood street is not a freeway | Letter

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 8:00AM

Many of us who have lived on 21st Avenue Southwest have lived here before we became the city of Federal Way.

Police arrest Federal Way motorcyclist going 90 mph on Pacific Highway

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 9:52AM

Kent police arrested a Federal Way man for investigation of reckless driving after the man reportedly hit estimated speeds of 80 to 90 mph driving a motorcycle along Pacific Highway South while eluding an officer.

Federal Way officials to hold public meeting for City Attorney finalists

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 1:28PM

The city of Federal Way is inviting the public to come meet the finalists for the City Attorney position, beginning at 6 p.m., Sept. 4 in council chambers at City Hall.

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