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Washington settles lawsuit by Backpage over escort ads

  • Dec 14, 2012 at 11:53AM

Earlier this month, the Washington State Attorney's General Office settled a lawsuit brought by the website Backpage against Washington state, citing a judge's decision, and the difficulty of a possible appeal, as the reason for settling with the site.

Recreational pot smokers won't be 'top priority' for feds, according to Obama

  • Dec 14, 2012 at 4:29PM

According to President Obama, recreational marijuana users in Washington State will not be a "top priority" for federal drug enforcement officials. "It would not make sense for us to see a top priority as going after recreational users in states that have determined that it's legal," Obama said in an interview with ABC's Barbara Walters.

Buffalo Wild Wings grand opening draws a crowd | PHOTOS

  • Dec 17, 2012 at 2:18PM

The Federal Way restaurant is located on South 320th Street at The Commons Mall. Hours are 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to midnight Sunday.

Washington sets record high for recycling participation

  • Dec 19, 2012 at 11:19AM

According to the Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE), the state's recycling participation rate reached a record high of 50.7 percent in 2011, far outpacing the national average of 34 percent recorded in 2010.

Emotional eating, a common phenomenon during the holidays | Gustafson

  • Dec 20, 2012 at 1:00PM

In all likelihood, many Americans will gain some weight over the holidays.

‘Skateboard burglar’ charged with burglarizing Kirkland, Federal Way homes

  • Dec 26, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Dec 27, 2012 at 1:57PM

A burglar deemed the “skateboard burglar” was charged with two counts of residential burglary on Wednesday in King County Superior Court.

Food trends to keep: small, simple, fresh and healthy | Gustafson

  • Dec 31, 2012 at 11:53AM

Much has been reported on changing food and nutrition trends in recent years and 2012 was no exception.

Weight issues not as harmless as study may suggest | Gustafson

  • Jan 7, 2013 at 4:43PM

Obesity may have multiple negative health effects, but higher mortality rates are not among them, according to a study that was recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

BOYS BASKETBALL: Park's last-second layup gives TJ 64-63 win over Kentwood

  • Jan 16, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Jan 17, 2013 at 3:10PM

The Thomas Jefferson Raiders continued their quest to qualify for the West Central District Tournament for the first time since 1985 with another impressive win Tuesday.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Federal Way and Decatur will battle once again Monday at ShoWare Center

  • Jan 17, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 1:28PM

Decatur and Federal Way high schools are separated by a 3-mile drive up or down Southwest 320th Street.

Des Moines man sentenced to 10 years in prison for child porn possession

  • Jan 17, 2013 at 3:42PM

A Des Moines man was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 10 years in prison for possession of child pornography.

Study: Serving sizes in restaurants still way too big | Gustafson

  • Jan 21, 2013 at 1:01PM

For the last six years, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), a consumer advocacy group, has given what it calls the annual "Xtreme Eating Awards" to restaurants for serving excessively large portions and using ingredients deemed to be unhealthy.

A Washington state poll shows support for stricter gun laws

  • Jan 22, 2013 at 3:27PM

A poll of 600 registered Washington voters conducted by Alison Peters Consulting of Woodinville, WA showed strong support for what they refer to as "sensible gun law reforms."

Assault by deadly disease may get expanded definition in state's criminal laws

  • Jan 28, 2013 at 10:56AM

A Washington state law that criminalizes intentionally infecting other persons with HIV without their consent may be expanded to include any disease that is dangerous or deadly.

Auburn man pleads guilty in 2011 Federal Way murder

  • Feb 7, 2013 at 5:45PM

Michael Ray Fiorini, 28, pleaded guilty last week to first-degree murder with a firearm enhancement for breaking into his ex-girlfriend's apartment in Federal Way, then shooting her boyfriend.

Kent house fire displaces six

  • Feb 8, 2013 at 10:10AM

Six adults were displaced by a fire in their Kent home after linseed oil soaked rags self-combusted early Friday morning in the 3500 block of South 263rd Street.

South King County sends key players to Senate | Roegner

  • Feb 8, 2013 at 11:20AM

Feeling their new power in the Senate, Republicans have introduced hot-button legislation on abortion, family leave and school performance.

Ball company Baden Sports quietly moves to Renton

  • Feb 25, 2013 at 4:46PM

After 20 years in Federal Way, Baden Sports Inc. moved its world headquarters so quietly that city officials found out after the fact.

Enumclaw baseball team beats Federal Way at home | Slideshow

  • Mar 9, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 2:46PM

The Hornets took a 7-1 victory at Osborne Field in the first game of the season.

'I Just Want to Pee Alone' features local mommy blogger

  • Mar 18, 2013 at 1:59PM

One of the essays, "Bubble Baths and Shaved Legs," was written by local blogger Rebecca Gallagher, a 1990 graduate of Federal Way High School and a resident of Renton.

Federal Way's Thomas takes over Auburn Riverside football program

  • Mar 19, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Mar 20, 2013 at 6:54PM

Federal Way assistant coach Bryant Thomas has been named Auburn Riverside's new head football coach. For the past six years Thomas has coached at Federal Way High School, as an offensive coordinator for five years and as defensive coordinator in 2012.

Advanced-Learning legislation moves forward in both chambers for high school students

  • Mar 21, 2013 at 12:43PM

House and Senate education-committee members are attempting to craft legislation that would automatically enroll Washington State high school students in advanced classes upon passing the statewide learning assessment.

Three hurt, including child, in late-night rollover on I-5

  • Apr 1, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 10:18PM

A 6-year-old child was among three people injured in a collision Sunday night on Interstate 5 in Federal Way.

Pacific Mayor Cy Sun appoints Annette Spicuzza interim police chief

  • Apr 3, 2013 at 4:59PM

Pacific Mayor Cy Sun confirmed on Wednesday that he had hired Annette Spicuzza as the interim Public Safety Director. Spicuzza fills in for current Public Safety Director John Calkins, who is on paid administrative leave, pending the results of an investigation into unspecified allegations of harassment and intimidation.

Crash leaves sticky mess on I-5

  • Apr 11, 2013 at 9:58AM

An accident involving a disabled minivan and a semi-truck carrying a large quantity of resin glue left most of northbound Interstate 5 near the Highway 18 junction a sticky mess late Wednesday night and into early Thursday morning.

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