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County approves BUI law to seize boats from intoxicated operators

  • Oct 2, 2013 at 11:16PM

The King County Council unanimously passed legislation giving the King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) the authority to impound vessels of boaters who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

FW Chamber hosts mayoral and council candidates | ELECTION

  • Oct 2, 2013 at 11:00PM updated Oct 3, 2013 at 5:25PM

The Federal Way Chamber of Commerce hosted a forum for city council and mayoral candidates Oct. 2 at its monthly luncheon at Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club.

Educational disease in Federal Way | Letters

  • Oct 3, 2013 at 10:08AM

The Federal Way School Board and its superintendent, who was recently given a hefty pay raise without much public discourse, seem to have forgotten some simple everyday medical advice: when your patient is deathly ill, you “bring in” the specialists.

GOLF NOTEBOOK: Beamer finds a new home at Twin Lakes; Murphy wins tourney

  • Oct 3, 2013 at 4:14PM

The Todd Beamer golf program was left on the outside looking in. Just a month before the fall high school season was set to begin, the Titans were informed that their home course, Sumner Meadows, would be shutting down.

Garbage station revisited: Can't live with it, can't live without it?

  • Oct 3, 2013 at 5:51PM

The Federal Way City Council agreed to send a letter to the King County Council outlining concerns regarding the now proposed exclusion of a new garbage/recycling transfer station in South King County.

Q&A with Mr. Federal Way: Politicians and pumpkin love

  • Oct 3, 2013 at 5:54PM

Q: Mr. Federal Way, impressive couple weeks for the mayor of Federal Way and the president of the school board, right?

Rain soaks annual Chili Cook-Off, but police win first place

  • Oct 3, 2013 at 6:20PM

The 2013 Federal Way Farmers Market Chili Cook-Off, held Sept. 28, ended early because of a torrential downpour, but still made close to $2,500 in ticket sales.

PREP SPORTS SCOREBOARD — Oct. 7

  • Oct 4, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Oct 7, 2013 at 12:42PM

Federal Way goals — Kayla Peterson (Julian Johnson); Gabriela Pelogi (unassisted); Pelogi (penalty kick). Puyallup goals — Sierra Carrington (Liz Griffith); Jordyn Bartelson (Jessica Udovich).

GIRLS SWIMMING: Ramey looking for additional state meet hardware

  • Oct 4, 2013 at 10:39AM

The Federal Way High School girls swimming and diving team isn’t lacking for individual talent this season. Longtime head coach Carla Boone brings back two of the better athletes this year in Kenna Ramey and Tia Thomas.

Council race is full of contrasts | Roegner

  • Oct 4, 2013 at 10:39AM

The race between appointed incumbent Diana Noble-Gulliford and candidate Martin Moore should be the closest of the three city council races, and provides some interesting contrasts.

PACC proposal is not in city's collective interest | Letters

  • Oct 4, 2013 at 10:44AM

I write this letter not for any benefit of my own, but to express my concern over the idea of creating a Federal Way Performing Arts and Conference Center (PACC).

Fright Fest at Wild Waves Theme Park offers thrills and chills

  • Oct 4, 2013 at 12:01PM

Dubbed the "largest Halloween experience in Washington," Fright Fest at Wild Waves Theme Park begins Oct. 4 with 25 rides operating in the dark of night and two bone-chilling haunted houses.

City finance director Tho Kraus leaves for Lakewood

  • Oct 5, 2013 at 1:00AM

According to city spokesperson Chris Carrel, the search is already under way to replace Kraus and her financial expertise. Kraus will still lend an advisory hand as the city works on budget adjustments, and while the city looks for her replacement.

WIC services to stay funded through October

  • Oct 5, 2013 at 1:00AM

In light of the federal government shutdown, the state's Women, Infants and Children (WIC) food and nutrition program has funding to continue service through the end of October, according to the Washington State Department of Health (DOH).

Character matters in mayoral race | Election letters

  • Oct 5, 2013 at 10:00AM

Don’t we need some “bottom lines” as we try to assess the race for our mayor? We need Jim Ferrell's vision and inspirational leadership to move this city forward in a responsible and therefore sustainable way.

Maloney can help bring jobs to Federal Way | Election letters

  • Oct 5, 2013 at 10:00AM

I’ve known Kelly for 10 years. We’ve served on volunteer committees together. Over the years, I’ve had the opportunity to see how her clear thinking has benefitted the community. There is no better example of this than her job creation initiative that will bring higher education to Federal Way.

Fire commissioner Bill Gates should be re-elected | Election letters

  • Oct 5, 2013 at 10:00AM

I have known Bill Gates for over 25 years. He is a friend, a neighbor, and is an outstanding South King Fire Commissioner.

Many reasons to elect Martin Moore | Election letters

  • Oct 5, 2013 at 10:00AM

Many reasons have been given as to why Martin Moore should be elected to the Federal Way City Council, but to me his most important ones are his dedication to his community and his desire to make a positive difference in the community he grew up in.

Where can I buy legal pot? | Shiers

  • Oct 5, 2013 at 10:00AM

This cartoon by Frank Shiers was printed in the Oct. 4, 2013, edition of the Federal Way Mirror.

Burbidge has remained an independent voice | Election letters

  • Oct 5, 2013 at 10:00AM

When we were moving into South King County in 1972, we were advised not to buy in Federal Way (school board in turmoil, "negative forces" prevailing).

Why I am supporting Skip Priest | Election letters

  • Oct 5, 2013 at 10:00AM

I have known Skip for over 22 years. While we have not always seen eye to eye, he has always treated me with the utmost respect.

Get screened for breast cancer - and it could save your life

  • Oct 5, 2013 at 10:00AM

You’ve heard the statistic before: One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. So chances are you know someone who has been affected by the disease, and you may be wondering what you can do to stay cancer-free.

Jet Cities Chorus offers free group singing lessons for women

  • Oct 5, 2013 at 11:00AM

If you enjoy watching "Glee" or "The Voice," if you love to sing in the shower, if you are looking for something just for you, then Jet Cities invites you to join the group for seven free singing lessons.

Burbidge meets criteria for a candidate | Election letters

  • Oct 5, 2013 at 12:00PM

We wish to express our strong endorsement of Jeanne Burbidge for re-election to the Federal Way City Council. The criteria in a candidate that we hold dear are integrity, dedication, sincerity, and experience. These qualities are found in Jeanne.

TRACKING THE GRADS: Men's soccer players excelling in college

  • Oct 5, 2013 at 2:00PM

Dom Dismuke — The Decatur graduate is playing his freshman season at the University of Washington as a forward. Dismuke redshirted last year for the Huskies and has played in four games this season.

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