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"Police discover body, seek clues"

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:05AM

Federal Way police are investigating the cause of death of a man whose body was found Tuesday in the driveway to Palisades Retreat.

New Celebration Park sculptures invite interaction

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:05AM

"When Arts Commission Allan Smith sees kids and adults running their hands over the five new sculptures in Celebration Park, he just grins.Commissioners wanted art people would connect with. The large, bronze hand, foot, owl, turtle and frog that make up the piece beg to be handled, Smith said. "

Warm summer leaves pets in cold

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:05AM

"The warm summer led to a boom in the animal population, filling the King County Animal Shelter to the brim with cats. "

Movie theater closure might not be permanent

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:05AM

"The silver screen dimmed last week for movie-goers at General Cinema's Gateway Center location.However, Dan Casey, president of Gateway Center Inc., says he hopes to have the theater running again soon, perhaps in time for weekend movie-goers "

Will Cafe Arizona become minicasino?

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:05AM

Café Arizona General Manager John Chong hopes to begin operating the dance club as a minicasino later this month.The proposal again places the city and club at odds.

"Students come together, protest violence"

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:04AM

Saturday's football game both peaceful and positive

City explores creating off-leash dog park

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:04AM

Inge Grayson and other dog owners want the city to add dogs to the mix. Those for and against the idea of an off-leash dog park in Federal Way will be able to voice their opinion at a Park and Recreation Commission meeting at 7 p.m. on Oct. 10.

"Parents, school district seek answers to school safety"

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:04AM

"As police continued to search for the suspect in Monday's shooting injury of a Thomas Jefferson High School student this week, concerned parents and residents crowded into another school's gym for a forum on student safety.Before forum attendees - about 300 of them - Federal Way Public Schools officials reviewed steps they are taking to understand the cause of Monday's incident and prevent similar problems in the future. "

Federal Way man takes all in STAR-vivor

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:04AM

"This time, Rich got second place. Seventeen days after entering the STAR-vivor glass house at the Puyallup Fair, Federal Way resident Scott Sparling, 27, beat Rich Struxness of Silverdale to win the grand prize of $10,000 and Ikea furniture. The results of an on-line vote were announced on Star 101.5 FM's morning show on Monday. "

Student shooting closes two schools

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:04AM

"Witnesses, students blame incident on racial tensions "

Local writer draws on past for poems

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:04AM

Kate Simpson couldn't control the fact she towered over her classmates - girls and boys alike - in grade school and junior high. Genetics determined her height and big bone structure.But she could decide what - and how much - she ate.

Two vie to become Federal Way's first Junior Miss

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:04AM

Two local girls will vie this evening to become Federal Way's first-ever Junior Miss.

Missing man found dead Friday morning

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:04AM

"Dale P. Bateman, missing since Sept. 10, was found dead Friday morning. "

City to step up fight against prostitution

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:04AM

Council to consider tougher rules at Sept. 19 meeting

Moratorium on cluster homes OK'd

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:04AM

"This week, the Federal Way City Council unanimously agreed to extend a moratorium on cluster subdivisions through the end of the year while staff members study whether the city should toughen up its regulations. "

Prisoners to be sent to rural area jails

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:04AM

The city of Federal Way will start sending its long-term prisoners to jails in Chelan and Okanogan counties as early as this month in an attempt to cut escalating jail costs.

Coyotes bring concern to residents

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:04AM

"ebecca Sobus no longer lets her 4-year-old pick up the newspaper from their walkway while she watches from the front door. Sobus, 38, doesn't allow her two oldest children, 7 and 10, to walk to the school bus stop by themselves either. And when dusk starts to settle, she makes sure Rainbow the cat comes inside for the night.For months, Sobus and her neighbors have lived in fear of coyotes. "

City must decide economic development future

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:04AM

"The city must decide this fall how to handle economic development issues in the future.That decision could be a crucial factor in whether Federal Way's downtown plan takes off or founders, say city leaders and city-hired consultants. "

Debate on cluster homes heats up

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:03AM

"With five applications in the planning pipeline, the Federal Way City Council is calling a temporary halt to additional cluster subdivisions while councilors study whether to toughen regulations. "

Growing demand for office space may aid city plan

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:03AM

Freei Networks' move to the downtown is an action city officials would like to see repeated by other companies. The city is pouring millions of dollars into transforming the downtown into a mixed-use mecca that they hope will draw people around the clock.Office buildings will play a key next step in officials' plans for making the downtown the economic focus of the city.

Consultant: City needs management team to oversee downtown

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:03AM

"The downtown needs a manager and a Business Improvement District.That's the opinion of Hunter Interests Inc., the Maryland-based firm studying the pros and cons of constructing a public facility in the downtown. "

"International District could gain gateway, park soon"

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:03AM

"The gateway to the city's International District could open soon.Two 15-foot-tall gateway pieces of art will mark the district's entryway near the Indochine restaurant on Pacific Highway South, and will lead into a path and pocket park. "

City looks to save on jail costs

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:03AM

"Troubled by jail costs at least 10 times higher than in 1991, Federal Way officials hope to start sending as many as 35 percent of the city's prisoners to more affordable jails in Chelan and Okanogan counties. "

"Michelle Harvey uses fun, care to influence others"

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:03AM

"Eleven-year-old Michelle Harvey already is adept at making creativity and leadership work hand in hand, says the leader of her Girl Scout troop. "

Two adult businesses granted extensions on relocating or closing

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:03AM

"Video Blue and Deja Vu have one more year to operate out of their existing locations before they must close, substantially change their businesses or move elsewhere in the city. "

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