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Strategic planning underway for Federal Way Public Schools

  • Nov 11, 2015 at 7:00AM

Federal Way Public Schools recently launched an extensive community and stakeholder engagement process to develop a strategic plan. Using a structure of planning teams, as well as gathering data and input from stakeholders, this plan will outline a vision for Federal Way schools, guide the work of district educators and serve as a road map to attain the vision and enhance student achievement.

Federal Way LED bulb sale, free energy conservation workshop Nov. 12

  • Nov 10, 2015 at 12:00AM updated at 9:32PM

Federal Way residents interested in lowering their carbon footprint (and saving on energy) are encouraged to take advantage of the city's discounted LED bulb sale from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12 at City Hall, 33325 Eighth Ave. S.

Annual Veterans Day event set for Nov. 11

  • Nov 10, 2015 at 10:30AM

The Historical Society of Federal Way and the noon Kiwanis Club of Federal Way is sponsoring their annual Veterans Day observance on Nov. 11.

Federal Way man helps local veterans

  • Nov 10, 2015 at 9:30AM

Like most young men in college, Rich Garmong specialized in "beer and ladies."

Eye diseases may go unnoticed in people with diabetes | Eye Health

  • Nov 10, 2015 at 8:00AM

As a doctor of optometry, I help care for the eye health of hundreds of Puget Sound-area residents each year. With more than 9 percent of Americans having been diagnosed with diabetes and millions more still undiagnosed, many of the patients who come to our office are concerned with the potential complications of this disease. Since November is Diabetic Eye Disease Month, it's a good time to consider the importance of regular dilated eye exams in the prevention of vision loss.

Watch for drool-dripping beasts | Letter

  • Nov 10, 2015 at 6:00AM

I was driving to Tacoma via Norpoint hill and the Tide Flats when I witnessed a nightmarish scene.

Arsonist leaves suspicious note by homeless camp | Federal Way Police Blotter

  • Nov 9, 2015 at 12:00AM updated at 10:06AM

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

Wrong location for Woodmont Recovery Center | Letter

  • Nov 9, 2015 at 12:00AM updated at 9:37AM

I was alarmed to learn Valley Cities chose to locate the proposed Woodmont Recovery Center in such close proximity to a school, library and an under-served residential neighborhood.

Local WWII veteran takes once-in-a-lifetime trip

  • Nov 9, 2015 at 4:00AM

Robert Earl thought his daughter was nuts.

Reflections on senators listening meeting | Letter

  • Nov 8, 2015 at 5:00AM

On Oct. 19 at the Puget Sound Educational Center in Renton, the fourth of seven legislative listening meetings was held. The meeting was led by Sen. Bruce Dammeier, R-Puyallup, and Sen. Christine Rolfes, D-Bainbridge Island. Attending from Federal Way Public Schools was Superintendent Tammy Campbell, school board President Geoffrey McAnalloy, board vice president Claire Wilson, board member-to-be Liz Drake and Sally McLean, assistant superintendent of business services.

Mellow kitty Baby available for adoption | Pet of the Week

  • Nov 7, 2015 at 10:00AM

Baby is a 10-year-old female cat, domestic short hair (ID No. A476605). This super sweet girl is a mellow kitty that loves her cat naps.

Q&A with Mr. FW: Marijuana businesses and more moist Mirrors

  • Nov 7, 2015 at 9:00AM

Q: Mr. Federal Way, I'm disappointed that Federal Way voters shot down the city's Advisory Proposition 1 measure. I don't smoke marijuana but didn't voters already say "yes" to marijuana?

Seek private PAEC funding | Letter

  • Nov 7, 2015 at 5:00AM

Dear Mr. Mayor and members of the Federal Way City Council, I've been following some of the discussion about the Performing Arts and Event Center and feel there definitely needs to be a limit on the financial support the city provides. We don't need further projects that are not self-supporting.

Weekend Federal Way high school sports scores

  • Nov 7, 2015 at 12:10AM

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REI on Santa's nice list | Cartoon

  • Nov 8, 2015 at 1:00PM

REI on Santa's nice list | Cartoon REI on Santa's nice list

Squatter sentenced to 60 days for breaking into and renting out Federal Way homes

  • Nov 6, 2015 at 4:45PM

An Oregon man was sentenced to 60 days in King County Jail on Oct. 30 after being found guilty of residential burglary and first degree criminal impersonation for renting out a home he did not own in Federal Way.

Suspect flees after robbing Federal Way bank

  • Nov 6, 2015 at 12:00AM updated at 4:41PM

Police are searching for a man who fled on foot after robbing a Key Bank in Federal Way on Thursday morning.

Limit public PAEC funding | Letter

  • Nov 6, 2015 at 4:15PM

I've been following the discussion about the Performing Arts and Event Center and feel there definitely needs to be a limit on the financial support the city provides.

Congress should preserve AmeriCorps funding | Guest Column

  • Nov 6, 2015 at 4:11PM

America is a great nation built upon service. Service invigorates communities and changes lives. Unfortunately, Congress is proposing major funding cuts to AmeriCorps, a national service program that strengthens the Federal Way community while providing opportunities for people of all ages — especially young adults — to gain valuable professional skills.

Providing balance to columnist’s sex assumptions

  • Nov 6, 2015 at 4:05PM

I again attempt to provide some balance to Amy Johnson's assumption that teens and single adults will have sex outside of marriage and that it's all just a wonderful thing ("12 tips to stay sexually savvy during Seahawks season").

Christian Faith volleyball wins league title

  • Nov 6, 2015 at 12:00AM updated at 4:01PM

Christian Faith School won their seventh consecutive league championship after finishing undefeated in Sea-Tac 1B conference play.

Part 3: Top 12 tips to stay sexually savvy during Seahawks season | Sex in the Suburbs

  • Nov 6, 2015 at 11:00AM

We're finishing up our three part series on "Sexual savvy during Seahawks season." Part one focused on how to keep your offense strong. Part two reminded you how to put up a good defense. Part three shows you how to kick it up a notch with special teams.

Todd Beamer volleyball advances to district playoffs

  • Nov 5, 2015 at 6:17PM

It wasn't as pretty as they would have liked, but the Todd Beamer Titans girls volleyball team advanced to the West Central District Tournament after finishing with the 10th seed from the South Puget Sound League Tournament, which took place on Oct. 29 and 31.

Tahoma tops Federal Way, Eagles eliminated from playoffs

  • Nov 5, 2015 at 6:15PM

The second meeting between Tahoma and Federal Way this season had higher stakes as a playoff berth was on the line. Unfortunately for the Eagles, the end result was the same as they lost 26-22 to the Bears on Friday at Bill Maxwell Stadium.

Town Square Park redesign and Metro punishment | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

  • Nov 5, 2015 at 6:13PM

Q: Mr Federal Way, this question is in reference to the new park (Town Square Park) that is right next to the Federal Way Transit Center bus stop. This park was just barely created and finished, and then the city turns right around and demolishes it and destroys it? Why did they do this? I feel like I should be asking the city for a refund for the taxes I pay.

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