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Molotov cocktail vs. cigarettes | Shiers

  • Aug 11, 2013 at 1:00AM

This cartoon by Frank Shiers was printed in the Aug. 9, 2013, edition of the Federal Way Mirror.

Sexting advice: Keep your private parts private | Amy Johnson

  • Aug 11, 2013 at 1:00AM

Back to school is just around the corner, and many young people will be heading back with new smartphones, so let’s review some safety tips for your tweens and teens.

Bat-wielding man dislikes lesbians | FW crime blotter

  • Aug 12, 2013 at 11:26AM

At 7:36 a.m. Aug. 10 in the 33000 block of 18th Place South, a woman was struck in the ribs with a baseball bat by an unknown male.

Shame on you for discrediting cop who saved my life | Letters

  • Aug 12, 2013 at 12:06PM

Shame, shame, shame on you for misusing your privilege as a journalist in order to discredit those who work hard every day to protect and save our lives.

Superintendent's pay raise is appalling | Letters

  • Aug 12, 2013 at 12:13PM

Thank you for posting on the front page the latest information about the Federal Way Public Schools superintendent's pay ($240,000) that now exceeds the governor of Washington's pay ($166,891) by a whopping $73,109.

PHOTOS: Foundation House celebrates grand re-opening

  • Aug 12, 2013 at 1:40PM

Foundation House Federal Way, a local Brookdale assisted living community, celebrated its renovation and new management team with a grand re-opening ceremony held Aug. 9.

Pet goats in Federal Way: Committee will review city code

  • Sep 4, 2013 at 2:43PM

City staff will give a full report to members of the Land Use and Transportation Committee (LUTC) on Oct. 7 regarding the city code dealing with goats as domestic pets in the city.

School registration costs go down, district reports

  • Aug 12, 2013 at 3:04PM

Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) announced on its website that $735,000 in student fees have been eliminated for the upcoming 2013-14 school year.

IB program integration takes place at 3 Federal Way schools

  • Aug 13, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Aug 19, 2013 at 12:28PM

This certification and alignment is the end game of several years of work, according to Christine Baker, principal at Totem Middle School.

Sex offenders: Committee green-lights grant for checkups

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 2:43PM

Federal Way Police Chief Brian Wilson got approval from the Parks and Recreation/Human Services/Public Safety committee for approximately $44,000 in grant money from King County as a means to support the city's "check up" program on registered sex offenders who live inside the city.

Columnist makes something out of nothing | Letters

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 4:43PM

It starts with the heading on the front page of The Mirror (which is clearly anti-mayor): “Roegner: Mayor refuses to challenge council.” Oh really? Just how did he “refuse?” What should he challenge them about? Should he make up something just for the sake of it?

WRESTLING: Beamer's Carpio finishes second at Pan American Championships in Colombia

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Aug 15, 2013 at 4:28PM

Arian Carpio made the most of her trip to Medellin, Colombia last weekend. The Todd Beamer High School junior-to-be brought home a silver medal from the prestigious 2013 FILA Cadet Pan American Wrestling Championships on Saturday.

Dear council: Share details of PACC business plan | Letters

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 4:17PM

Here's the information the public needs to know about the Performing Arts and Conference Center (PACC) before spending their hard-earned tax dollars. This is a basic business plan — nothing more than any investor would ask before funding a startup business.

Q&A with Mr. Federal Way: Sexting, school chief's pay raise

  • Aug 15, 2013 at 5:29PM

Q: Mr. Federal Way, what do you think of the Federal Way school superintendent’s pay raise and global trips?

Health department investigates SKFR firefighter after candidate files complaint

  • Aug 15, 2013 at 5:20PM

South King Fire and Rescue (SKFR) will retain legal counsel for a firefighter who is under investigation by the state Department of Health.

Federal Way's Friendship Theatre featured in Apostrophe magazine

  • Aug 15, 2013 at 5:14PM

Apostrophe is a national magazine for, about and by people with developmental disabilities. The 21st issue of the 64-page, full-color quarterly features Federal Way’s Friendship Theatre on the cover.

Committee approves $82K for signs

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 9:18AM

The Federal Way Parks and Recreation/Human Services/Public Safety committee approved an agreement for the making and installation of a number of “monument” signs throughout Federal Way parks.

FW sports courts will get a facelift

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 9:13AM

A number of basketball and other courts will get a facelift in the near future, after the Parks and Recreation/Human Services/Public Safety committee approved the go-ahead for a resurfacing project for approximately $49,600.

Beer, Seattle Seahawks and Santa?

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 9:09AM

Neal Nilsen loves the Seattle Seahawks. All you have to do is look around Jersey’s Sports Bar in Federal Way, which is owned by Nilsen’s brother, Barry, and wife, Donna.

FW police seek suspect in violent home invasion robbery | UPDATE

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 11:00AM updated Aug 19, 2013 at 3:55PM

UPDATE: Federal Way police report that the suspect, Robert Gene Chapman, turned himself in at about 9 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Federal Way Police Department. The suspect was booked at King County Jail for investigation of robbery and burglary.

Numerical surprises in the primary election | Roegner

  • Aug 16, 2013 at 5:00PM

There were some surprises in the numbers. In politics, if the incumbents attract less than 50 percent during the primary, then they are considered potentially vulnerable, as it serves as a bellweather for funding and support. Above 50 percent, they are considered in good position, and it will be an uphill battle for their opponent.

Shellfish warning: County health officials report infections

  • Aug 17, 2013 at 9:00AM

A saltwater bacteria has sickened more than twice the number of people in King County this summer than typically is reported during this period – leading health officials to warn of the dangers of eating raw or undercooked shellfish.

Strength of our community | Letters

  • Aug 17, 2013 at 9:00AM

On Saturday, Aug. 3, 130 volunteers of all ages came together to invest in two local elementary schools.

Taking kids to the Federal Way library is a 'cool' thing to do

  • Aug 17, 2013 at 12:00PM

Not only is the Federal Way Regional Library a cool and pleasant place to spend some time during summer days, but it’s also a great place to introduce the very young to reading — and to keep school children up-to-speed on their reading skills.

Transportation budget failed for good reasons | Letters

  • Aug 17, 2013 at 1:00PM

The transportation budget in Olympia that failed to pass in “double overtime” failed for good reasons. Did you want to help Oregon pay for the CRC, the mis-designed Columbia River Crossing?

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