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Federal Way students tape principal to wall as reading reward

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 6:08PM

Students at Olympic View Elementary recently accumulated 50,000 minutes of reading time as part of a reading challenge that began in December.

Nominations sought for seventh Federal Way Athletic Hall of Fame class

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 5:45PM

Federal Way Public Schools is seeking nominees for the seventh Athletic Hall of Fame class to honor employees who have made a major impact on the district’s athletic programs.

Federal Way students make a difference for peers in Kenya

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 5:36PM

Thanks to a relationship with Federal Way Public Academy (FWPA), orphan students in Kenya are receiving an education they might otherwise be unable to.

Federal Way Kiwanis hosts spaghetti feed for seniors

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 5:28PM

The Kiwanis Club of Greater Federal Way sponsored a spaghetti feed at the Federal Way Senior Center on Saturday as part of the “Kiwanis 1 Day.”

Volunteers kick off Earth Month in Federal Way

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 5:13PM

Earth Corps kicked off Earth Month by organizing members of the Todd Beamer Air Force Junior ROTC and volunteers from Boeing and Friends of the Hylebos for a spring cleanup at the West Hylebos Wetlands, Denny Cabin area on Saturday.

Another case of measles in person visiting Sea-Tac Airport

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 5:00PM

Local public health officials have confirmed a measles infection in a traveler who was at Sea-Tac Airport and two locations in Seattle during his contagious period.

Decatur drill team dominates state championship

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 4:15PM

The Decatur High School drill team brought their excellence and athletic prowess to the Yakima Sundome to compete in the WIAA State Dance and Drill Competition the weekend of March 29-30.

Kiwanis presents Everyday Hero awards to Federal Way residents

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 3:37PM

The Greater Federal Way Kiwanis Club recently presented the club’s Everyday Hero awards to Lori Santamaria and Byron Hiller for their outstanding community service.

Highline Community College in search of distinguished alumni

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 3:59PM

Highline Community College is seeking nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award. This award honors former Highline students who have made significant contributions through community service, noteworthy professional achievement and/or recognized leadership.

Flygare to run for 30th District Senate seat against Miloscia

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 5:00PM

Roger G. Flygare announced his bid to run as a Democrat for the 30th District Senate seat against former state Rep.

Proposed cleanup of old Federal Way school district bus barn inadequate | Letter

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Apr 7, 2014 at 4:34PM

The city of Federal Way just released the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) determination for proposed cleanup of contamination at the High Point apartments site at the old Federal Way Public Schools bus barn.

Federal Way school district receives $100,000 Gates grant

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 3:45PM

The Federal Way Public Schools’ (FWPS) Family and Community Partnership Office was recently announced as a recipient of a $100,000 Gates Foundation grant to continue heightened efforts to engage parents through innovative district programs.

Federal Way TAF Academy one of four schools recognized in state

  • Apr 3, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Apr 7, 2014 at 3:21PM

The Technology Access Foundation (TAF) Academy was designated a Washington State Innovative School, the State’s Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) announced March 20.

Governor signs Freeman’s bill supporting parents with disabilities

  • Apr 5, 2014 at 11:00AM

Gov. Jay Inslee signed Rep. Roger Freeman’s bill into law this week that will give parents with disabilities the tools they need to keep their family together.

Faulty part causes car fire | South King Fire & Rescue Roundup

  • Apr 6, 2014 at 9:00AM

In the month of March, South King Fire and Rescue (SKFR) responded to 1,482 calls for help, including 43 motor vehicle accidents, 28 overdoses and five car versus pedestrian incidents.

Fickle festivals in Federal Way and pickle-ball paddles | Q&A with Mr. FW

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 2:14PM

Q: Why does Federal Way not have a signature summer event? Should this be a part of the city or local arts group?

Mirror launches Federal Way Forum | Editor's Note

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 2:09PM

Who knew our city is a mecca for garden enthusiasts, with a Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection, PowellsWood Garden, a garden at the Federal Way Senior Center and others at schools throughout the city?

EPA fines Federal way company, 4 others, for hazardous chemicals violation

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 12:43PM

Five companies in Washington, including one in Federal Way, have agreed to correct errors in reporting hazardous chemicals as required by federal laws designed to protect communities during chemical emergencies.

Should the city build the Performing Arts and Conference Center? | Federal Way Forum

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 9:54AM

Why does Federal Way need a Performing Arts and Conference Center?

AGO files Medicaid fraud charges against Federal Way man

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 12:18PM

The Attorney General’s Office filed felony charges on Monday in King County Superior Court against a Federal Way man the state alleges fraudulently obtained more than $15,000

BASKETBALL: Longtime Decatur basketball coach Kevin Olson steps down, takes Auburn Riverside job

  • Apr 3, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Apr 4, 2014 at 11:57AM

Kevin Olson is stepping down as the head boys basketball coach at Decatur High School after 14 seasons at the helm. Olson is set to take over the program at Auburn Riverside next season.

Engage in Federal Way to grow community value | My Perspective

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 3:00PM

In the world of real estate, the saying goes: “location-location-location.”

Girl Scouts give Federal Way's FUSION quilt, blessing bags

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 11:00AM

Girl Scout Troop 41228 recently presented FUSION with a quilt and 36 blessing bags for the families who live in FUSION housing.

Human Services manager, interim finance director moving on from Federal Way

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 2:00PM

Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell announced during Tuesday’s meeting that Human Services manager Jay Bennett and interim Finance director Bob Noland are moving on from Federal Way.

Federal Way Council approves re-adding 4 staff positions

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Federal Way City Council unanimously approved the re-addition of four positions in the Community Development Department during its meeting Tuesday

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