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Backdoor endorsement for mayor? Candidate says school board crossed the line

  • Sep 14, 2013 at 1:00AM updated Sep 16, 2013 at 3:25PM

The Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) Board of Directors recently recognized Mayor Skip Priest's work on securing education funding during his time as a state legislator. However, Deputy Mayor Jim Ferrell was a bit perturbed by the recognition, believing it to be an indirect endorsement of the mayor in an election year.

Sex offenders vs. city code | Shiers

  • Sep 14, 2013 at 1:00AM

This cartoon by Frank Shiers was printed in the Sept. 13, 2013, edition of the Federal Way Mirror.

We support Jeanne Burbidge for council | Election letters

  • Sep 14, 2013 at 8:00AM

We are strongly supporting Jeanne Burbidge for re-election for a number of reasons.

More shenanigans from the Priest camp? | Election letters

  • Sep 14, 2013 at 12:00PM

The Republican Party figured out a way to influence a mayoral race — by publicly thanking Skip Priest for the work he is said to have done three years ago?

Sports tryouts: Coed fall soccer, HYPE select basketball teams

  • Sep 14, 2013 at 12:00PM

The Federal Way Boys and Girls Club is enrolling for the 2013 Coed Fall Season Soccer League. Deadline for early registration is Sept. 22.

Skip Priest and the Big Toy | Election letters

  • Sep 14, 2013 at 1:00PM

Skip Priest has always had long-term vision for city projects. A case in point is the Big Toy placed in the children’s playground near the lower soccer fields of Celebration Park.

Why I support Carol Gregory for school board | Election letters

  • Sep 14, 2013 at 1:00PM

As I was not familiar with either of the candidates, Carol Gregory or Medgar Wells, both running for position 4 on the Federal Way School Board, I began looking for more information on the candidates. The good news: there are very defined differences between the two candidates, which makes the decision much easier.

PACC is a catalyst for other opportunities | Letters

  • Sep 14, 2013 at 1:00PM

I am a supporter of the PACC. In terms of economic development, it is an effort designed to alter the course of a stressed part of this city’s central core. Is it a game changer? The answer is no, but it is a catalyst for other opportunities.

School district receives $471,000 Race to the Top grant

  • Sep 16, 2013 at 11:43AM

Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) recently announced that it will receive a grant of $471,000 as part of its membership in the Road Map Project, a regional consortium of districts aimed at improving student and teacher success.

Women busted for stealing bras at Victoria's Secret | FW crime blotter

  • Sep 16, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 5:45PM

At 2:58 p.m. Sept. 15 in the 1900 block of South Commons, two women entered a Victoria's Secret store and attempted to return eight bras in exchange for cash.

FOOTBALL WRAP: Gators and Titans pick up first wins; FW dominates

  • Sep 16, 2013 at 12:06PM

The Decatur Gators used a frantic fourth-quarter comeback Thursday night to pick up their first victory of the season. The Gators (1-1) downed the Renton Indians, 32-28, to even their record at Renton Memorial Stadium in a non-league contest.

Weyerhaeuser wants to donate Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection

  • Sep 16, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Sep 17, 2013 at 11:12AM

One of Federal Way's top cultural and tourist attractions is seeking proposals for new management.

School board's mayor endorsement is unethical | Letters

  • Sep 16, 2013 at 5:42PM

I am extremely disappointed with the actions of the Federal Way School Board with its not-so-subtle endorsement for the incumbent mayor of Federal Way.

Jason Puracal files petition against Nicaraguan government

  • Sep 16, 2013 at 6:04PM

Jason Puracal, the local man who spent the better part of two years of his life falsely imprisoned in a Nicaraguan prison, filed a "far-reaching" petition Sept. 16 with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

Pulmonary fibrosis: Lung disease kills as many as breast cancer | Federal Way woman starts support group

  • Sep 17, 2013 at 10:22AM

Pulmonary fibrosis occurs when lung tissue is damaged and scarred. This incurable disease hinders the ability to breathe as the scar tissue thickens.

Huge apartment complex will have negative impact | Letters

  • Sep 17, 2013 at 10:43AM

I am writing to strongly oppose the huge apartment complex suggested for the former school district bus garage property on S. 320th Street.

'The 39 Steps' at Centerstage: New York-Hollywood actor comes to Federal Way

  • Sep 17, 2013 at 1:06PM

Ask anyone who's ever had to move cities, and they'll tell you it's a nightmare. For Erik Gratton, currently starring in Centerstage Theatre's new production of "The 39 Steps," it's all part of a colorful past.

1,100 new apartments are a wakeup call for Federal Way | Jarvis

  • Sep 17, 2013 at 1:00PM updated Sep 18, 2013 at 10:24AM

During the course of 2013, more than 1,100 new apartments have been announced in Federal Way.

Saghalie Middle School open house will showcase STEM project

  • Sep 18, 2013 at 10:48AM

Saghalie Middle School will host its first STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Open House from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at 33914 19th Ave. SW.

Food drive: Mayor's Day of Concern for the Hungry is Sept. 28

  • Sep 18, 2013 at 11:59AM

The annual Mayor's Day of Concern for the Hungry will collect food from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at several locations in Federal Way. The city is partnering with the Multi-Service Center's Federal Way Food Bank and the Emergency Feeding Program of Seattle-King County.

City revises application process for boards and commissions

  • Sep 18, 2013 at 12:12PM

Following the accidental appointment of legal-trouble-laden chiropractor Dr. Greg Summers in June, the Federal Way City Council asked city staff to review the application process for the various citizen advisory boards and commissions.

Five new members to be inducted to FWPS Athletic Hall of Fame

  • Sep 18, 2013 at 2:33PM

The 2013 inductees into the Federal Way Public Schools Athletic Hall of Fame consist of five former coaches and one notable alumnus.

Traffic alert: Construction milestone at SW 336th/21st Ave. SW

  • Sep 18, 2013 at 3:33PM

Federal Way police officers will direct traffic through the intersection during Thursday's re-striping. Drivers should expect delays and are advised to take alternate routes if possible.

Council candidates vs. the PACC | Roegner

  • Sep 20, 2013 at 1:00AM updated at 9:35AM

On the surface, the race between incumbent Jeanne Burbidge and John Fairbanks for the Federal Way City Council would appear to be a mismatch.

Q&A with Mr. Federal Way: 9/11 memorial, Diamond Jim’s

  • Sep 19, 2013 at 3:27PM

Q: Whatever happened to the steel beam that the firefighters brought back from World Trade Center in New York City? I thought it was supposed to be installed by now at the fire station on 320th Street near Military Road? I donated money to help with that project.

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