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TEAM CELSKI BLOG: Olympic break means a tour of Sochi

  • Feb 16, 2014 at 8:57AM

We took a break from the Olympic Park action yesterday since J.R. had no short track events. Rather, Sue, Chris and I caught a train from Adler up the coast to Sochi, the namesake city of these Winter Olympic Games.

Federal Way school district Highly Capable Program nominations now open

  • Feb 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

Federal Way Public Schools’ Highly Capable Program (HCP) is accepting nominations for students who will be in kindergarten through the fifth grade in the 2014-2015 school year.

TEAM CELSKI BLOG: J.R. doing fine after hitting block in 1,000 meters

  • Feb 17, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Feb 18, 2014 at 9:31AM

It’s been a busy few days with a lot of activity. Many are wondering how J.R. is after the fall he took on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the 1000m race. He hit a block that was out of position when he was cranking up to pass back into first place and race to the finish line.

Kochmar bill that helps local water-sewer districts passes House

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 9:53AM

Legislation co-sponsored by Rep. Linda Kochmar that would help local water-sewer districts operate more efficiently and possibly keep rates from rising, passed from the House unanimously Feb. 12.

WRESTLING: Decatur wins Region title, qualifies 11 for Mat Classic; complete results

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 3:55PM

Team scores: Decatur 222, Bonney Lake 157, Lincoln 150, Enumclaw 150, Timberline 124, Auburn Mountainview 115, Peninsula 105, North Thurston 60, Lakes 27, Foss 22, Shelton 20, Wilson 4.

Federal Way workers cleaning up graffiti backlog | Photos

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 10:04AM

A key longstanding component of the city of Federal Way’s efforts to keep its neighborhoods and downtown attractive is the city’s graffiti removal program.

LITTLE LEAGUE: Federal Way National hosting final Majors tryout Saturday

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 12:08PM

Federal Way National Little League is still taking registration and conducting tryouts for Majors (12-under) level baseball and ability assessments for AAA level (9-11) play.

BASKETBALL: Beamer boys and girls headed to Regional Tournament

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 2:23PM

The Todd Beamer boys and girls basketball teams are both headed to the Class 4A Regional Basketball Tournament.

TEAM CELSKI BLOG: Pin trading and ice conditions the talk of Sochi

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 9:31AM

It’s now Wednesday morning at 7:45 a.m. here in Sochi. After two days of cloudy, rainy weather, we are waking up to another beautiful day.

Residents voice concerns to school board about proposed Federal Way development

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Feb 28, 2014 at 3:03PM

Residents of the neighborhood directly adjacent to Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) old “bus barn” site on South 320th expressed their concerns to the board of directors on Feb. 11, saying Bellevue-based DevCo’s proposed “High Point”

Weyerhaeuser donates Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection to Tacoma foundation

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 10:23AM

After Weyerhaeuser courted proposals last year for one of Federal Way’s top cultural and tourist attractions, the company has donated its Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection.

National Black History Month reading recommendations

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 10:34AM

Every February, Black History Month provides children with the opportunity to learn and share in the rich history of African Americans, both at school and at home.

Gay vice principal should not flaunt behavior contrary to Catholic Church | Letter

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 4:00PM

Just wanted to comment on Amy Johnson’s remarks regarding Eastside Catholic High School’s decision to let go Mr. Zmuda from his teaching position.

Federal Way police get tough on DUI drivers in honor of teens killed in fatal crash

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 5:19PM

The Federal Way City Council unanimously approved allocating $50,000 for “The Nick and Derek Project,” a DUI/distracted driving emphasis patrol program named in honor of two Decatur High School students who were killed in 2010 by a drunk driver.

TEAM CELSKI BLOG: Quite a day in Sochi — shopping and a spa treatment

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 9:44AM

Yesterday – Wednesday — the sun came back out and it was another great and busy day. We started out by taking the bus from the hotel to the Adler train station and took some pictures of the Black Sea again.

MAT CLASSIC PREVIEW: Decatur seniors hope to lead Gators to first team title

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 3:07PM

There are nine gold banners strewn across the gymnasium at Decatur High School, each one representing a state team championship.

STATE SWIMMING/DIVING: Federal Way's Anderson hopes to make a splash at state

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 3:08PM

There were plenty of expectations for Thomas Anderson when he entered Federal Way High School as a freshman this fall.

STATE GYMNASTICS: Decatur vying for 1A/2A/3A championship

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 3:14PM

Team scores (top 3 to state)—1. Enumclaw 172.375; 2. Decatur 160.05; 3. North Kitsap 153.425; 4. Port Angeles 150.95; 5. Hazen 141.3

Federal Way should disclose council candidates' applications | Editor's Note

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 5:52PM

Last week, The Mirror published a story announcing that 20 candidates have applied to fill the seat that Jim Ferrell vacated when he became mayor in January.

Federal Way rebrands vacant downtown sites

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 5:35PM

As the city continues its work on downtown redevelopment, Mayor Jim Ferrell announced during the Federal Way City Council’s meeting on Tuesday that the two sites downtown will be referenced by different names going forward.

Federal Way man charged with raping relative over 6-year period

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 5:36PM

A Federal Way man was charged with three counts of child rape, molestation and one count of incest for allegedly raping a young family member on several occasions over a six-year period.

Federal Way needs strategic vision | Letter

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Feb 24, 2014 at 1:31PM

Virtually every city in America professes the objective of attracting companies with high-paying jobs. Most will fail and, on its present course, that includes Federal Way.

Some leaders inspire, others miss opportunities to lead | Inside Politics

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 1:33PM

We expect a lot from our leaders. First and foremost, we expect them to lead, rather than always play it safe.

Federal Way mayor to kick off neighborhood meetings on Feb. 27

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 1:00PM updated at 5:36PM

The first “Neighborhood Connection” meeting, a policy initiative of Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell, is set for 6 p.m. Feb. 27 at Brigadoon Elementary.

Federal Way student with inoperable tumor receives outpouring of love during early graduation

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 1:06PM

There were dozens Kleenex boxes lining every row of the bleachers inside the Decatur High School gymnasium Thursday night.

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