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FW ballot proposition would restrict citizen petitions to general elections

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 4:00PM updated at 10:54PM

Proposition No. 1 would restrict the submission of all citizen initiative petitions to the general elections because the voter participation is historically higher at general elections, and to avoid the added expense of a special election.

PACC analysis: Real support is a financial commitment | Letters

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 5:21PM

This weekend, I went online to the City of Federal Way's website and reviewed the Performing Arts and Conference Center (PACC) information. Having been involved on the lending side of loan requests over many years, I feel the information presented at this time does not support the development of this project.

Macy's will celebrate grand re-opening of Federal Way store

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 5:06PM

Macy’s in The Commons at Federal Way has completed a renovation with expanded merchandise assortments throughout the store.

Russian refugee moves consulting firm to Federal Way

  • Oct 22, 2013 at 10:51AM

Tatyana Koshevaya moved to the U.S. nearly 22 years ago, earned a college degree and became an advocate for immigrants. Today, she runs TK Consulting Services, whose headquarters have recently relocated from University Place to Federal Way.

I am concerned about the Federal Way School Board | Letters

  • Oct 22, 2013 at 1:00PM

This school board does not have the children of this community's best interest at hand and I am quite concerned.

Former University of Washington football coach, Seattle icon Don James dies

  • Oct 22, 2013 at 2:50PM

Seattle lost a legitimate sports icon Sunday when Don James died at his home in Kirkland. The former University of Washington football coach was 80 years old and had pancreatic cancer.

Beamer students sign banner for teen who got stomped in the head

  • Oct 22, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Oct 24, 2013 at 11:13AM

To cheer up Connor Bone, several dozen classmates at Todd Beamer High School signed a "get well soon" banner. Darci Huffman, 16, led the effort Monday and said fellow Beamer students are rooting for her friend's recovery.

Why did state rep. endorse both candidates in same race? | Election letters

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 12:36PM

Maybe I'm new to reading election advertisements and endorsements, but I've always thought that when you endorse a person for an elected position that you would be voting for that person.

I-522: Advertising's impact on public opinion | Guest column

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 1:37PM

Foes of Initiative 522 have spent that much so far attacking the food labeling initiative, and it is paying off.

Suburban gangs: King County group gets state grant to fight problem

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 4:33PM

The Washington State Partnership Council on Juvenile Justice has selected three programs to receive state grant funding for criminal street gang prevention.

Fire commissioner says Jerry Galland spreads lies and innuendo | Election letters

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 5:15PM

The 2013 election campaign, of which I am currently involved, has been the worst ever, filled with lies and innuendo about me and members of our organization.

PREP SPORTS WRAP: Decatur's Beyke wins SPSL 3A golf tournament, four others headed to state

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 11:23AM

Decatur High School's Celia Beyke dominated the South Puget Sound League 3A Division Girls Golf Medalist Tournament Monday and Tuesday at the Gold Mountain Golf Course in Bremerton.

South King Fire candidates turn up the heat at forum | ELECTION

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 5:11PM

Longtime incumbent Bill Gates will seek re-election to position 1 against challenger Jerry Galland, a resident of unincorporated King County and an outspoken critic of South King Fire and Rescue.

Lakehaven board candidates have thirst for public service | ELECTION

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 5:09PM

In the lone race for Lakehaven Utilty District board of commissioners position 2, longtime incumbent Don Miller faces challenger Marie-Anne Harkness.

Disappointed by fire commissioner's twisted facts | Election letters

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 5:05PM

South King Fire Commissioner Bill Gates, I would expect an attack piece with twisted facts from Jerry Galland, but not from you ("Fire commissioner says Jerry Galland spreads lies and innuendo," letters, Oct. 23).

Q&A with Mr. Federal Way: How does the school grading system work?

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 5:31PM

Q: Mr. Federal Way, you have kids in Federal Way Public Schools. Do you have any idea how to read the standard-based education grading system?

School board candidates pitch solutions for Federal Way | ELECTION

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 5:14PM

The Mirror hosted an election forum Oct. 23, featuring candidates for Federal Way School Board. Candidates fielded questions from the audience. The forum was moderated by Dr. T.M. Sell of Highline Community College.

In mayoral race, Ferrell is the candidate for change | Roegner

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 8:00AM

It wasn’t an easy decision for Jim Ferrell to run for mayor a second time.

Brain tumor doesn't stop Decatur student Dom Cooks from his dream

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 1:00PM updated Oct 28, 2013 at 12:05PM

Dominique Cooks is the epitome of perseverance. The 18-year-old Decatur High School student was a stud, 220-pound defensive lineman for the Gators' football team and the definition of a "power guard" on the basketball court. To illustrate how talented he was on the gridiron, Decatur head coach Leon Hatch made the rare call to have Cooks play on the line as a ninth-grader during the 2010 football season and start all year as a sophomore.

EDITORIAL: Endorsements for FW School Board, South King Fire board, Lakehaven board

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 4:00PM

The Federal Way Mirror’s editorial board endorses the following school board, fire commissioner and water commissioner candidates in the 2013 general election.

Will I-517 pass? | Shiers

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 8:00AM

This cartoon by Frank Shiers appeared in the Oct. 25, 2013, print edition of the Federal Way Mirror.

Local students look to collect canned food items as part of Halloween festivities

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 8:00AM updated Oct 28, 2013 at 10:12AM

Students in Federal Way will be looking to collect canned-food items this Halloween, as part of the "Washington Scares Hunger Drive."

SOCCER: Neagle named Sounders FC Humanitarian of the Year

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 2:00PM

Thomas Jefferson graduate Lamar Neagle is having a huge year on the field for Seattle Sounders FC. The forward is second on the team with eight goals and had led the Sounders into the upcoming Major League Soccer (MLS) playoffs.

Massai warriors share stories of their quest for education

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 2:00PM

This is a traditional greeting in the Swahili language, and one which students at the Federal Way Public Academy (FWPA) heard on Oct. 25, as they were treated to a presentation from two Massai warriors from Kenya, Wilson Meikuaya and Jackson Ntirkana. Meikuaya and Ntirkana were at FWPA representing Free the Children, the globe-spanning charity responsible for last year's "We Day" celebration.

Skip is the best choice for our mayor | Election letters

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 4:37PM

Skip Priest has been a tremendous community leader and an asset to Federal Way for over 20 years. There is a lengthy list of local organizations with whom he has worked.

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