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PREP SPORTS WRAP: Jefferson tennis wins SPSL Central, 55th-straight league match

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Oct 10, 2013 at 2:12PM

Another year, another South Puget Sound League Central Division championship for the Thomas Jefferson boys tennis team. The Raiders finished a perfect 10-0 in the six-team division Wednesday with a 5-0 sweep of the Todd Beamer Titans.

Orion Industries named Aerospace Company of the Year

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 12:04PM

Gov. Jay Inslee presented Orion Industries CEO John Theisen with the 2013 Aerospace Futures Alliance Company of the Year award Oct. 2 at the eighth annual AFA Washington Governor’s Summit.

City considers streetlight and crosswalk at Illahee Middle School

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 11:00AM updated Oct 10, 2013 at 5:18PM

Federal Way staff and city council members discussed the possibility of installing a streetlight near Illahee Middle School to increase safety in the school zone and associated crosswalk.

Mark Twain Elementary teachers rewarded with gift cards

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Oct 10, 2013 at 2:30PM

The honor was part of the company's Teachers Reward Program. On Oct. 8, Wal-Mart store manager Josh Proctor and Good Works Coordinator Dick Mayer handed out the gift cards — and cupcakes — to teachers selected in a drawing.

Dr. Angela Davis kicks off FWPS speaker series

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 5:19PM

Davis, who first gained national fame in the 1960s as an activist with ties to both the Communist Party USA and the Black Panthers, will "enlighten educators, parents, students, and the community on the importance of equal access for typically marginalized student populations," according to FWPS.

City ponders policy for private development on public land

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 5:54PM

As Federal Way considers building a Performing Arts and Conference Center (PACC) and a possible mixed residential/commercial project in the downtown core, concerns have been raised about private development on public property.

Q&A with Mr. Federal Way: Attempted child abductions

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 5:32PM

Q: Why wasn’t the media alerted earlier about two separate abduction attempts of little kids last weekend at Brigadoon Elementary School? I would have kept a closer eye on my children had I known.

Politics over police work | Letters

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 5:28PM

In the “great sign flap,” I would encourage people to read the TNT’s professionally written version of the story. It was objective and non-biased reporting.

ELECTION: Mayoral and council candidates tackle top issues

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 5:24PM

The Federal Way Mirror hosted a public forum for mayoral and city council candidates on Oct. 9 at Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club.

FOOTBALL: Chico is the man for sixth-ranked Eagles

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 3:51PM

Labels are for soup cans, not for football players like Chico McClatcher.

BRIEF: Blue Wave Aquatics swim team wins Local Club of the Year

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 8:00AM

Federal Way-based Blue Wave Aquatics Masters Swim Team was recently named the Local Club of the Year by United States Masters Swimming (USMS).

Advancing Leadership presents 2013 awards for local leaders

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 1:00PM

Advancing Leadership honored local leaders at its annual Evening with the Stars event Oct. 5.

Tip-A-Cop at Red Robin will benefit the Special Olympics

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 5:00PM

Federal Way police officers will wait tables Saturday at Red Robin as part of the annual Tip-A-Cop event to benefit the Special Olympics.

EDITORIAL: Mirror's endorsements for mayor and city council

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 5:00PM

The Mirror’s editorial board endorses the following candidates in the 2013 general election.

City sparks Nixon-era question over chiropractor | Roegner

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 10:57AM

A few months ago, the community and city council were embarrassed in the regional media when it was discovered, by The Mirror, that the city council had appointed a local chiropractor to an advisory board.

Businessman raises red flags over PACC's financial analysis

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 1:00AM updated Oct 16, 2013 at 11:42PM

At an estimated $32 million, the polarizing PACC would be the most expensive project in city history. Supporters say the PACC will be a catalyst for economic development in the downtown core near the transit center. Opponents call the project a potential boondoggle.

Voting for Federal Way's next mayor | Election letters

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 8:00AM

At the top of my list of admirable qualities, when choosing friends, is integrity. Honesty is the one trait I deem most important. That is the least of which I expect of my leaders, our public servants.

Martin Moore is the best choice for position 6 | Election letters

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 8:00AM

It is with great pleasure that I endorse Martin Moore for position six of the Federal Way City Council.

Priest is the best person to lead the city | Election letters

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 8:00AM

I’m writing a letter to support Mayor Skip Priest.

Cancer Ninjas need your help

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 11:00AM

Federal Way resident Rose Jacobi and her daughter, Kate Olson, formed the Cancer Ninjas to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Government closes Mount Rainier | Shiers

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 1:00PM

This cartoon by Frank Shiers was printed in the Oct. 11, 2013, edition of the Federal Way Mirror.

Skip Priest and character | Election letters

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 2:00PM

I believe Skip Priest is the best person for the job. As board president of Friends of the Hylebos, I worked with Skip and got to know him well. Mr. McKenzie is right that you can learn about character based on a person’s accomplishments and awards, and I offer a list of Skip’s for a closer look at his civic concerns.

We can do better in the mayor's office | Election letters

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 2:00PM

The dictionary describes the word judgment as "the ability to judge, make a decision, or form an opinion objectively, authoritatively, and wisely, especially in matters affecting action; good sense; discretion."

Mentor recommends Fairbanks for position 4 | Election letters

  • Oct 12, 2013 at 2:00PM

This letter is in reference to the outstanding professional qualifications of John Fairbanks, who is running for Federal Way City Council Position 4.

Teen cancer survivor fights bullying with state policy petition

  • Oct 13, 2013 at 1:00AM updated Oct 14, 2013 at 8:19AM

After beating back cancer three times in her short life, 14-year-old Kajmere Houchins has found another opponent to take on: bullying.

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