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Officials raise downtown flag to honor veterans in Federal Way | Slideshow

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 1:53PM

One of the city’s busiest roadways got a new look and name to honor veterans of the armed services today.

Federal Way middle school sends goodie boxes to soldiers in Afghanistan

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 12:10PM

Every time a wave of boxes filled with candy, letters, drawings and other goodies arrived in Afghanistan from Totem Middle School, it raised morale within the 22nd Engineer Clearance Company, Hooligan Nation.

Federal Way Mirror announces fall poetry contest winners

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 11:55AM

The Mirror recently launched its first-ever fall poetry contest with the theme “autumn.” Thank you to the poets who together submitted over 30 poems.

Federal Way’s Chico McClatcher does it all in playoff win | Photos

  • Nov 10, 2014 at 4:22PM

Chico McClatcher averaged over 200 rushing yards a game and scored 29 touchdowns this season. He has dazzled crowds and opposing teams all year with his speed and quickness.

Woman researches Federal Way High School World War II vets

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 7:00AM

For the three years she has lived in Federal Way, Dorothy Burt has dedicated her time and energy to one task — researching the history of the more than 60 veterans memorialized on a plaque from Federal Way High School.

City recognizes Federal Way business for service

  • Nov 10, 2014 at 4:40PM

Federal Way’s Valmet was recently recognized by the city of Federal Way for being a leading global developer and supplier of services and technologies for the pulp, paper and energy industries.

Students explore epidemics with UW Medicine in Federal Way

  • Nov 10, 2014 at 12:03PM

Middle school students at Nautilus K-8 School participated in a unique lesson on epidemics last week, with the help of staff from University of Washington Medicine. Nautilus teachers Dan Haegele and Candace Ray helped create the partnership with UW Medicine to bring the lesson to the school.

Woman shares daughter's story of domestic violence to help local residents

  • Nov 10, 2014 at 10:56AM

It started off as a sweet love story. Sarah Warmbo was a senior in high school when she fell for a guy for the first time.

Veterans to be honored at Federal Way event Tuesday afternoon

  • Nov 7, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Nov 10, 2014 at 10:24AM

The Historical Society and Kiwanis clubs of Federal Way are hosting a ceremony to honor local veterans.

Students’ plastic pollution project receives award in Federal Way

  • Nov 10, 2014 at 10:18AM

A group of 11th grade students at Todd Beamer High School was awarded an honorable mention and a $250 cash prize for their entry in the From the Bow Seat’s 2014 Ocean Awareness student contest.

Federal Way firefighters provide warm coats to 100 kids

  • Nov 8, 2014 at 12:00PM

South King County Professional Firefighters (IAFF Local 2024) and South King Firefighters Foundation recently provided children in their community

The 'porn' talk | Sex in the Suburbs

  • Nov 9, 2014 at 8:00AM

Every once in a while, I get a phone call from a parent who has found porn sites on their child’s internet history. They’ve already discussed internet safety with their child; she or he is a great kid and the parents are in shock. What should they do?

Why Roger Freeman won the election | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

  • Nov 9, 2014 at 9:00AM

Q: Mr. Federal Way, the city insists on those traffic cams at the intersection of 320th Street and Pacific Highway South (among other intersections) for safety reasons. OK, fine. But why is it OK to have a carpool lane that abruptly disappears almost as soon as you cross Pacific Highway South going east to west? I don’t think that is safe. Do you?

Patty Murray to help raise new flag in Federal Way to honor veterans

  • Nov 7, 2014 at 2:00PM updated at 4:06PM

In honor of Flag Day on June 14, Bob Kellogg suggested to city officials the installation of a 60-foot flagpole to honor Federal Way veterans.

Man cites fatal shooting case before threatening to shoot up restaurant | Federal Way Police Blotter

  • Nov 8, 2014 at 9:00AM

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

Raise the flag over downtown Federal Way | Mayor's Memo

  • Nov 7, 2014 at 3:09PM

“During the few years allotted to each of us we are the guardians of the earth.

The only vote that counts on gun initiatives | Cartoon

  • Nov 8, 2014 at 8:00AM

Voted yes on Initiative 594; voted yes on Initiative 591.

Impressed with Federal Way mayor’s neighborhood meeting | Letter

  • Nov 9, 2014 at 7:00AM

I recently attended a Neighborhood Connection meeting held at Mirror Lake Elementary that was hosted by Mayor Jim Ferrell and his team.

In favor of the Federal Way PACC | Letter

  • Nov 8, 2014 at 7:00AM

My husband and I attended SHINDIG! last weekend at the Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club. It was awesome.

Federal Way Mirror has openings for editorial board | Publisher's Desk

  • Nov 7, 2014 at 2:18PM

In March 2011, the Mirror formed the editorial board with the purpose of bringing together community members of the greater Federal Way area to address important issues.

Kochmar, Freeman, Miloscia take early leads in 30th District election results | Slideshow

  • Nov 4, 2014 at 9:00PM updated Nov 7, 2014 at 9:54AM

Initial results for the general election in Pierce and King counties on Tuesday night show that two incumbents — Rep. Linda Kochmar and the late Rep. Roger Freeman — and Mark Miloscia take early leads in their respective races.

Heart-swelling moment during Federal Way PACC fundraiser | Letter of Week

  • Nov 6, 2014 at 5:58PM

About 20 years ago the Federal Way community came together to build the original Family Funland Children’s Playground in Steel Lake Park.

Feeling stressed in Federal Way? | Inside Politics

  • Nov 6, 2014 at 5:51PM

How could Federal Way be ranked the ninth most stressful city in the state?

Federal Way Mirror staff partners with community, raises funds for local programs

  • Nov 6, 2014 at 5:48PM

The staff of the Federal Way Mirror held a week-long giving campaign last week to raise funds for community programs United Way supports.

Thomas Jefferson golf siblings place first, second at district tournament

  • Nov 6, 2014 at 5:44PM

Siblings Hanna Yi, 17, and Sean Yi, 15, started playing golf together as soon as they could walk.

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