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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. "

Young Life director brings strong work ethic

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:05AM

"Monda Holsinger's parents didn't brook slacking off.After all, their 260-acre ranch required constant work. ... The 44-year-old Federal Way resident took over as the new area director of Young Life of Auburn/Federal Way in mid-September. "

Citizens Academy teaches residents about police job

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:05AM

"Margaret Langworthy's heart beat as rapidly as the shots fired in the scenarios that appeared on a screen at one end of the Firearms Training Simulator room.She and Debbie Palmgren each stood holding a 9mm Beretta handgun. But the guns shot invisible beams of light, not bullets, at the screen. "

City moves to second step in hiring police chief

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:05AM

Seventy-two people are interested in becoming Federal Way's new police chief.

Cafe Arizona becomes a minicasino

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:05AM

Café Arizona began operating as a minicasino a few hours after receiving its gambling license from the Washington State Gambling Commission this week.

Man found near Palisades Retreat was murdered

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:05AM

Federal Way police are seeking information about a man found murdered Tuesday in the driveway to Palisades Retreat

Opponents decry off-leash park idea

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:05AM

Opponents of off-leash park speak out at city meeting.

Business closures hit downtown

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:05AM

"Federal Way's downtown core is seeing an ebb and flow of businesses.One business has filed for bankruptcy, and two others have closed. "

"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.

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