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SIDELINES: This dad is a little uneasy about my 12-year-old playing tackle football

  • Sep 6, 2013 at 9:11AM

My 12-year-old son is playing tackle football for the first time and it’s a little scary, to be honest. Am I out of bounds in feeling that way?

Belmor mobile home park residents solve zoning issue

  • Sep 6, 2013 at 11:19AM

The Federal Way City Council rescinded a request made earlier this year by residents of Belmor Park to have the city’s planning commission develop a specific zoning type for mobile home parks.

PACC update: 'Patron room' could raise cost of project

  • Sep 7, 2013 at 1:00AM

The most expensive project in city history, if it's built, could add about $500,000 to the total price tag.

Where is Congress? | Shiers

  • Sep 7, 2013 at 10:00AM

This cartoon by Frank Shiers was printed in the Sept. 6, 2013, edition of the Federal Way Mirror.

Loudest stadium in the world? Seahawks fans need ear plugs

  • Sep 7, 2013 at 12:00PM updated Sep 9, 2013 at 3:12PM

When football fans converge on Sept. 15 for the Seattle Seahawks home-opener against the San Francisco 49ers, they can expect something more than a football game. They can expect so much noise that it could damage their hearing for life.

A few words about Diana Noble-Gulliford | Election letters

  • Sep 8, 2013 at 1:00AM

I just want to write a few words about Diana Noble-Gulliford. I have known her ever since the community council days, and most recently worked with her as she was the president of Historical Society of Federal Way.

Impotence: The cause is not 'all in your head' | Free men's health event

  • Sep 8, 2013 at 1:00AM

More than 30 million men in America experience ED. Unfortunately, many think the cause is “all in their head.”

Vote for John Fairbanks and vote for change | Election letters

  • Sep 8, 2013 at 1:00AM

We need new people with fresh ideas and an eye to the future — somebody willing to listen to the citizens at large, not just go with the rest of the council, and can think on their own for what's best for the city.

When Miley Cyrus blurs the lines, what should smart parents do? | Johnson

  • Sep 8, 2013 at 1:00AM

Among the thousands of posts about Miley Cyrus’ actions at the MTV Video Music Awards, there are judgments of her, kudos for her, wonderings about her mental health, people weeping for her and still others praying for her.

Public Records Act is under attack | Guest column

  • Sep 8, 2013 at 1:00AM

Those looking for a more transparent government are increasingly relying on public records to make it happen.

Endorsement for Diana Noble-Gulliford | Election letters

  • Sep 8, 2013 at 1:00AM

I feel that there is a limited watershed of opportunity to find someone who will bring a fresh approach to the city council’s future.

Domestic violence impact panel will meet Sept. 14

  • Sep 8, 2013 at 1:00PM

Coordinated Community Response Against Domestic Violence (CCRADV) will offer an additional Domestic Violence Impact Panel gathering at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, in the Federal Way Municipal Court, 33325 8th Ave. S.

School supply drive: Grace Church and South King Fire partner with Heritage Bank

  • Sep 8, 2013 at 1:00PM

Grace Church and South King Fire and Rescue have been collecting school supplies for four years to benefit Federal Way area families in need.

Martin Moore's passion for politics | Election letters

  • Sep 9, 2013 at 10:40AM

We have known Martin Moore, candidate for Federal Way City Council Position 6, for 17 years. He's a family member to us. His passion for politics and the integrity in his pursuit of excellence is who he is.

Kelly Maloney's college idea will help economy | Election letters

  • Sep 9, 2013 at 10:43AM

As virtually a lifetime resident of Federal Way, I've seen ideas come and go to improve our community as well as our economy.

Dog owner arrested for animal cruelty | FW crime blotter

  • Sep 9, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 3:13PM

At 1:27 p.m. Sept. 8 in the 36000 block of 19th Way South, police received reports of a dog locked in a car in a parking lot.

School board wastes money on overseas trips | Letters

  • Sep 9, 2013 at 1:00PM updated at 3:13PM

Superintendent Rob Neu seems to be doing a respectable job, but can anyone point to something he's done to earn a $42,000-a-year raise? Has our graduation rate risen above 70 percent during his tenure? Is every student passing standardized testing?

FOOTBALL WRAP: Eagles and Raiders win season openers

  • Sep 9, 2013 at 1:00PM updated at 3:13PM

The third-ranked Federal Way Eagles got a scare in their season-opener Friday night at Puyallup's Sparks Stadium, while the Thomas Jefferson Raiders kicked off their season with a big-time win over the perennial power Kentlake Falcons.

PACC: Public weighs pros and cons of proposed project

  • Sep 9, 2013 at 3:56PM

The Federal Way City Council held a special meeting on Sept. 5 to review the proposed Performing Arts and Conference Center (PACC) and the project's progress to this point.

The Czar's flawed approach to government surveys | Letters

  • Sep 10, 2013 at 12:21PM

I was delighted to see Matthew Jarvis's column encouraging greater participation by citizens in local government, schools and utilities in last Friday's Federal Way Mirror. His proposed approach was through surveys — and while initially this approach seems appealing, it does have some flaws.

9/11 memorial set for 2014 dedication in Federal Way

  • Sep 11, 2013 at 9:45AM

A steel beam from the World Trade Center, along with a rock from the crash site in Shanksville, Pa., will form the centerpiece of a 9/11 memorial in Federal Way.

BOYS TENNIS PREVIEW: TJ Raiders plan to dominate this year

  • Sep 11, 2013 at 10:00AM updated Sep 12, 2013 at 4:38PM

Since taking over the Thomas Jefferson High School program 23 years ago, head coach Andrew Buchan has compiled a record of 235-42.

Police search for woman missing from care facility | UPDATE

  • Sep 11, 2013 at 1:27PM

Federal Way police seek assistance in finding a 51-year-old woman who walked away from a residential care facility early Wednesday morning.

All-day kindergarten available at all FW elementary schools

  • Sep 11, 2013 at 4:00PM updated at 6:49PM

All elementary schools in Federal Way will offer free all-day kindergarten by Sept. 30, thanks to an additional financial windfall.

Summer meals: District's FRED program improves participation

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 1:00AM updated at 8:57AM

FRED, a new program that Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) rolled out this past summer as a combination of a summer academics and meals program, improved the participation rate for the meals program by almost 400 percent.

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