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Rotary Club celebrates first decade of service

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:07AM

"Ten years ago a group of people formed a club. Their focus was selfless service and a commitment to the local and global community.The organization gave needy people food, gave children toys at Christmas and helped bring water to a drought-stricken village in Africa. Now the Sunrise Rotary is celebrating a decade of service in Federal Way. "

A growing issue

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:07AM

"City to plan for annexing 5,049 acres "

Café Arizona to keep its liquor license - for now

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:07AM

The city suffered a blow this week in its bid to see Café Arizona's liquor license revoked.

"Food, toy drive off to great start"

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:07AM

"With more people than ever attending this year's community Christmas tree lighting and food and toy drive, organizers are claiming success. "

Providing a spark of hope

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:07AM

"Individuals, charities ready for holiday season "

Program to help people gain financial autonomy

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:07AM

The Federal Way Multi-Service Center is launching a program that could help hundreds of South King County residents achieve financial independence.

Got history? Federal Way sure does

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:07AM

"Most citizens would probably be surprised to learn Federal Way once boasted a brothel, an air strip and the 157-acre homestead of black pioneers "

City budget follows voter mandate

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:07AM

Federal Way City Council members are expected to adopt an operating budget for the next biennium on Tuesday that stays within property tax limits set by Initiative 722.

Network could aid community

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:07AM

"A network like the one the Federal Way Mirror, school district and Federal Way Chamber of Commerce are organizing can help unite the entire community to address many problems, say organizers. "

Agencies that focus on families merge

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:07AM

Three Federal Way family centers that aim to build family and community relationships will stay open thanks to a recent merger.

Police seek aid in solving shooting

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:07AM

"Shooter likely not a juvenile, police say. "

Volunteer earns honors for efforts

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:07AM

Gwen Lazzarini helps many types of victims

Election winners share goals for session

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:06AM

"When the first election results revealed state Rep. Mark Miloscia held a 58 percent lead over opponent Tom Pierson, Miloscia (D-Federal Way) relaxed and turned his attention to other races.State Rep. Maryann Mitchell (R-Federal Way), too, says that her bid for re-election was far from the nail-biter of the presidential race. "

Students to gain breathing room

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:06AM

"In the next few years, Federal Way students will have a little more breathing room.Preliminary work to make that happen will begin in the coming months. The work will be paid for by an $83 million school bond passed last September. "

Off-leash park decision delayed; some fear idea dead

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:06AM

Proponents of an off-leash dog park here will have to wait a little longer to find out whether a city committee believes their pooches should run free.Members of the Parks and Recreation Commission declined this week to make a recommendation on whether a dog park should be created auction is 'unprecedented'

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:06AM's sale of assets Wednesday marks the first time a major dotcom in the Northwest has called in an auctioneer to liquidate.

Police department at crossroads

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:06AM

"If the Federal Way Department of Public Safety were a child, it would be leaving infancy and preparing to take its first steps. "

Man battles landlord over political sign

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:06AM

Should renters have the same rights as homeowners when it comes to participating in the political process?Federal Way resident Chris Diedrich thinks so. So does the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington.

Abduction attempts not related

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:06AM

Federal Way police are searching for separate suspects in two attempted child abductions this week.

Reyna Ngo takes Volunteer of Year honors

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:06AM

"At Lakeland Elementary School, they affectionately call Reyna Ngo Mrs. Know-It-All. Now Lakeland employees also can refer to her as Volunteer of the Year "

Ron Gintz named Citizen of Year

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:06AM

"Ron Gintz never gets tired of looking at the smiling faces of the boys he's taken in over the years as a foster dad. Gintz is the Federal Way Mirror's Citizen of the Year, in part because of his commitment to volunteerism and to opening his home to troubled teens. "

City to get tough on junk vehicles

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:06AM

"In a new approach to the age-old problem of junk vehicles, the city hopes to clean up an entire, problematic neighborhood in one fell swoop. "

Patrols focus on safety near schools

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:06AM

"Kim Daniels has watched drivers fly over the hill that crests in front of Wildwood Elementary School.Daniels, whose two youngest children attend the school, says she was thrilled by a Federal Way police program that put additional officers in school zones for the first two weeks of classes. "

Ideas for Celebration Park keep on coming

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:06AM

"It's been more than a year since Celebration Park opened - and the suggestions for improving it are flying faster than softballs.As more and more of the community is walking and experiencing Celebration Park, we are experiencing more ideas of how to use the property, said Parks and Recreation Director Jennifer Schroder. "

First chinook salmon in five years spotted in Hylebos

  • Oct 20, 2000 at 12:00AM updated Jun 13, 2008 at 10:06AM

"First Ron Larson heard the splashing that told him something big was swimming in Hylebos Creek. Then, he saw the backs of two fish poking out of the water and knew he was looking at salmon. When they swam underneath the bridge he stood on, he recognized them as chinook - the first wild chinook spotted in more than five years in Hylebos Creek. "

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