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Code change could boost redevelopment

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:20AM

Proposal approved by planning commission

Students' posters selected for state-wide calendar

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:20AM

Posters chosen from more than 850 entries

City's condemnation plan draws fire

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:20AM

Stormwater drainage proposal advances

Seniors enjoy food, company at center

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:20AM

Lunch served 3 times a week at Klahanee

Proposal could benefit city employees in military

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:19AM

Provision allows employees to collect paychecks while serving country

Scuba Rangers dreaming of wet Christmas

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:19AM

Young divers explore underwater adventures

'He seemed like a nice guy'

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:19AM

Neighbors of Gary Leon Ridgway reflect on his arrest

FW police officer shows off skills -- with 'Macarena'

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:19AM

Schwan recognized for fund-raising efforts

Closing 'achievement gap' won't be easy

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:19AM

District to develop strategy by May

Residents fight city's attempt to gain land

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:19AM

City plans to condemn land on southwest side

Technology alliance recruiting businesses to Federal Way area

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:19AM

South King County offers attractive sites for high-tech business, officials say

Change may aid business owners

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:19AM

Renovations would be easier, less costly

Hot Stuff

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:19AM

Federal Way man on cover of firefighter calendar

Fire Department Proposition 1 passing

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:19AM

Federal Way Fire Department personnel were breathing a huge sigh of relief Tuesday night with Proposition 1 passing by a comfortable margin.

"Gates, McMahon leading in fire district race"

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:19AM

It appears William T. Gates and Melvin McMahon will advance to the Nov. 6 General Election in the Position 3 Federal Way fire commission race.

School board: Controversial books will stay

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:19AM

A parent campaign is prompting the Federal Way school district to add a new English course at Thomas Jefferson High School and to give parents full disclosure about books read in the classes. The English curriculum for Jefferson students will change next year following concerns raised by parent Karla Dyer. She objected to requiring students to read books that contain scenes with child rape and other graphic scenarios.

Grateful graduates

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:19AM

"After today their lives likely will never be ruled by a ringing bell. It's a rite of passage they've looked forward to for many years. For thousands of Federal Way's young adults, graduation is finally a reality. Today, the Mirror spotlights three students whose high school careers were enhanced by a favorite teacher. "

Distinctive students

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:19AM

The future president and a Nobel Prize winner sat in the room. So did a future genetic scientist and a best-selling author. Some of the brightest and most talented high school seniors in the area were recognized at the Federal Way Mirror Students of Distinction awards dinner Monday night at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites.

City making more services available on the Internet

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:18AM

"Federal Way is hitting the accelerator in bringing government services to the information superhighway. Someday, people who want to sign up for parks and recreation activities, and apply for business licenses and city permits might be able to with a few keystrokes rather than a trip to City Hall, says Iwen Wang, Management Services director. "

School district wants input on reducing class size

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:18AM

"Teachers can do much more for students if they have smaller class sizes, says Margot Hightower, principal at Enterprise Elementary School. Children get so much more when there's a class size of 20 not 30 students, Hightower said. The biggest piece of this (is) giving kids the quality time they deserve so they can develop their skills and teachers can go over things more in depth. "

Regional transportation plans worry city leaders

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:18AM

"As legislators inch forward in creating a plan that would help the state's most congested regions fix some of their own traffic messes, suburban cities like Federal Way are lobbying hard to bring their concerns to the fore. Lawmakers are trying to produce a regional plan, believing that many of the big-ticket projects, such as Interstate 405 in King and Snohomish counties, are beyond state government's ability to finance. "

Register to play sports

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:18AM

"Information to register for YMCA teams, T-ball, youth soccer and adult softball. "

Planning commission prepares to debate 'mega-churches'

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:18AM

"Vince Seim lives in Forest Lane Townhomes, directly across from the proposed site of the Christian Faith Center. So does Gary Robertson. But ask them what they think about the church's plans to construct a 5,000-seat sanctuary, school and several other buildings at the now-forested site and the men might as well live on different planets. "

Walk & Talk

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:18AM

"Lily Uyeno's doctor often looks awed when the Federal Way woman mentions her exercise regimen. My doctor tells me he doesn't know anyone my age that walks three or four miles, Uyeno says. I feel like I'm pretty long lived. "

Teacher strike possible

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:18AM

"A teacher strike is possible but not imminent, says the leader of Federal Way's teacher union. Coming off the heels of a recent rebuke of Gov. Gary Locke, the Washington Education Association is exploring the possibility of a statewide strike. Federal Way Education Association members could follow suit. At issue is the governor's budget proposal, which refuses to pay cost of living raises to teachers whose salaries are paid from local levies or federal funds. "

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