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Fickle festivals in Federal Way and pickle-ball paddles | Q&A with Mr. FW

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 2:14PM

Q: Why does Federal Way not have a signature summer event? Should this be a part of the city or local arts group?

Engage in Federal Way to grow community value | My Perspective

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 3:00PM

In the world of real estate, the saying goes: “location-location-location.”

Governor signs Freeman’s bill supporting parents with disabilities

  • Apr 5, 2014 at 11:00AM

Gov. Jay Inslee signed Rep. Roger Freeman’s bill into law this week that will give parents with disabilities the tools they need to keep their family together.

A stand for mothers and their unborn children | Letter

  • Apr 5, 2014 at 12:00PM

By conflating preference with morality, Amy Johnson tries to present as a good option the killing of an innocent unborn child, when in fact doing so harms both the child and the mother.

Federal Way Council reviews 'action plan' for federal entitlement funds

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 5:36PM

The Federal Way City Council unanimously approved the 2014 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) action plan during the council’s March 4 meeting.

Federal Way city attorney's office made two poor calls | Inside Politics

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 5:52PM

An old political saying is still as true today as it was decades ago.

Federal Way should embrace Olympic attitude | My Perspective

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Mar 14, 2013 at 2:07PM

The Olympics are over but Federal Way can learn a lot about becoming a better city from the world of elite athletics.

Federal Way fire chief throws away more taxpayer money | Letter

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 5:55PM

Regarding South King Fire and Rescue Chief Al Church’s complaint about Mark Freitas’s supposedly age-related comment.

Federal Way's Truman High School to undergo program change

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 5:25PM

Truman High School will unveil a new program next fall for its students, called the “Life Prep Flex” program.

Some teachers feel 'blindsided' by Truman High School's new program

  • Mar 14, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 10:17AM

Truman High School will see a significant program change beginning next fall, mostly shedding the Career Academy program for what will be known as the Life Flex Program.

Faulty part causes car fire | South King Fire & Rescue Roundup

  • Apr 6, 2014 at 9:00AM

In the month of March, South King Fire and Rescue (SKFR) responded to 1,482 calls for help, including 43 motor vehicle accidents, 28 overdoses and five car versus pedestrian incidents.

Federal Way Mirror’s Best of 2014 winners | Photos

  • Mar 14, 2014 at 11:05AM

The Best of voting for our fair city of Federal Way has turned sweet 16. Like every other 16-year-old that you know, this one has had its ups and downs.

District responds to junior varsity soccer question | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

  • Mar 14, 2014 at 2:27PM

Mr. Federal Way, I heard there’s an update on the question you answered last week about the school district offering boys junior varsity soccer. Can you please give us that update?

Stranger scares children at elementary school | Federal Way Police Blotter

  • Mar 14, 2014 at 2:17PM

Stowaway: At 5:27 a.m. on March 9 in the 30000 block of Ninth Ave. S., a person reported that they had discovered an unknown person in the back of his or her truck after driving home from

Wild Waves Theme Park to fill 900 summer positions during job fair Saturday

  • Mar 14, 2014 at 3:45PM

From May through September, Wild Waves Theme Park, the largest seasonal employer in the region, employs nearly 1,000 workers.

New Federal Way chief outlines priorities | Andy Hwang

  • Mar 15, 2014 at 8:00AM

I am honored to serve as your police chief as I enter my 26th year as a law enforcement officer, with almost 18 of those years with the Federal Way Police Department (FWPD).

Cecilia available for adoption in Federal Way | Pet of the Week

  • Mar 15, 2014 at 10:00AM

Meet lovely little Cecilia, a one-and-a-half year old Min Pin mix. Check out her airplane ears. She is a fun little girl who gets along so great with other dogs.

Disturbed about government spending | Letter

  • Mar 15, 2014 at 11:00AM

I was disturbed to learn that, in his budget request on March 4, the Obama administration asked Congress for $80 billion for Overseas Contingency Operations that is in addition to core Pentagon spending of about $500 billion.

Federal Way TAF Academy one of four schools recognized in state

  • Apr 3, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Apr 7, 2013 at 3:21PM

The Technology Access Foundation (TAF) Academy was designated a Washington State Innovative School, the State’s Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) announced March 20.

Federal Way school district receives $100,000 Gates grant

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 3:45PM

The Federal Way Public Schools’ (FWPS) Family and Community Partnership Office was recently announced as a recipient of a $100,000 Gates Foundation grant to continue heightened efforts to engage parents through innovative district programs.

Proposed cleanup of old Federal Way school district bus barn inadequate | Letter

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Apr 7, 2013 at 4:34PM

The city of Federal Way just released the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) determination for proposed cleanup of contamination at the High Point apartments site at the old Federal Way Public Schools bus barn.

Kiwanis presents Everyday Hero awards to Federal Way residents

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 3:37PM

The Greater Federal Way Kiwanis Club recently presented the club’s Everyday Hero awards to Lori Santamaria and Byron Hiller for their outstanding community service.

Highline Community College in search of distinguished alumni

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 3:59PM

Highline Community College is seeking nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award. This award honors former Highline students who have made significant contributions through community service, noteworthy professional achievement and/or recognized leadership.

Decatur drill team dominates state championship

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 4:15PM

The Decatur High School drill team brought their excellence and athletic prowess to the Yakima Sundome to compete in the WIAA State Dance and Drill Competition the weekend of March 29-30.

Applaud for Miloscia, but not his party | Letter

  • Mar 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

I applaud Mark Miloscia for being an honest guy in revealing his change in parties from Democrat to Republican before the election for the state Senate seat.

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