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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

Freeinternet.com auction is 'unprecedented'

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 10:06AM

Freeinternet.com'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. "

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. "

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