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Federal Way housing prices, sales down from last August

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 10:26AM

Redfin, a real estate brokerage firm, recently reported that Federal Way home prices dropped 3.3 percent last month compared to last August’s prices. The median home price was $237,000, with single family homes at $265,000 and $115,000 for condos and townhomes.

Attendance counts in Federal Way schools

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 10:14AM

School attendance is among the biggest predictors of academic success, and the importance of establishing good attendance habits begins in Kindergarten, school district officials say.

BBB and Attorney General partner to increase online safety and awareness

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 10:45AM

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. As part of a global cyber security awareness campaign, the Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon, western Washington and the Washington State Attorney General’s Office are partnering with STOP.THINK.CONNECT.™ to help digital citizens stay safe online.

Federal Way woman grows 70, 80 pound pumpkins

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 9:02AM

Dani Clement has lived in Federal Way for 34 years but this is the first autumn she’s been able to grow a 68.5 pound pumpkin and a 78.5 pound pumpkin.

Federal Way's District 30 candidates sound off on education, transportation

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Oct 6, 2014 at 5:06PM

District 30 candidates didn’t deviate much from the script as they addressed top issues facing the state this next legislative issue.

Rep. Freeman is a leader for all | Letter of the Week

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 5:33PM

I am strong supporter of re-electing Rep. Roger Freeman to the House of Representatives in the 30th Legislative District. I’ve known Roger and his family for a number of years.

Federal Way girls soccer climbs the rankings

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 5:41PM

Federal Way High School has not had a girls soccer team make the state playoffs since the 2002-03 season. This year’s team is poised to change that statistic.

Pot politics in Federal Way | Inside Politics

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 5:38PM

When does an election not decide an outcome? Several months ago that seemed like a much simpler question.

Elderly woman loses gold, diamonds, coin collection in burglary | Federal Way Police Blotter

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 9:34AM

The following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

Patches the cat available for adoption in Federal Way | Pet of the Week

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 10:44AM

Patches is a 1-year-old cat who only wants one thing — a person of her own to love. She will make an excellent companion for just about anyone who needs a best friend. She likes to snuggle on soft cat beds and blankets.

Highline College named as Leader College

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 10:38AM

Achieving the Dream recently announced the recertification of Highline College as an Achieving the Dream Leader College, a national designation awarded to community colleges that commit to improving student success and closing achievement gaps.

Twin Lakes residents sound off to Federal Way mayor over toxic algae | Photos

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 5:54PM

Gary Darcey looks out in frustration over the green grime on Lake Lorene that has become a Loch Ness-type monster of its own.

High-scoring offenses face off Friday at Memorial Stadium | Football

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 5:34PM

As the Federal Way and Decatur High School football teams prepare to lock up tonight, both teams’ tumultuous seasons could begin to take divergent paths.

‘Matriarch of music’: St. Vincent honors Federal Way organist of 50 years

  • Oct 4, 2014 at 9:00AM

First came Lois Hanson, and then came the church.

Over 150 Seattle Mariners fans flock to Federal Way to meet Buhner | Slideshow

  • Oct 6, 2014 at 10:32AM

Kirsten Collingwood and her daughter Jennifer said they wouldn’t miss former Seattle Mariners right fielder Jay “Bone” Buhner’s appearance in Federal Way on Sunday.

Federal Way school district to induct Athletic Hall of Fame honorees

  • Oct 6, 2014 at 4:13PM

Federal Way Public Schools will celebrate the induction of its seventh Athletic Hall of Fame class at Todd Beamer High School the evening of Oct. 22.

Why women should support Shari Song | Letter

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 11:04AM

Nov. 4 is critical for our community, our families, our children, for women.

Helping the homeless in Federal Way community | Editor's Note

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 12:30PM

On a recent morning, I took my 2-year-old daughter to Celebration Park — nothing out of the ordinary.

Todd Beamer girls swim beats Decatur by three points

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 12:46PM

A couple of Federal Way high school girls swim teams faced off Sept. 22 and it came down to every point and every race as Beamer defeated Decatur, 77-74.

Fatal car accidents and unwanted party crashers | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 12:49PM

Q: Mr. Federal Way, there seems to be a lot of news in the Mirror lately about cars striking and killing people.

Federal Way Mirror wins 13 awards at WNPA event

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 1:44PM

Federal Way Mirror staff took home 13 awards at the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s annual meeting last weekend in Chelan.

Mirror accepts award in honor, memory of former employee

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 1:54PM

Not a single dry eye remained as Mirror publisher Rudi Alcott accepted an award in honor and memory of Mary Lou Goss, a former Mirror employee who lost her lung cancer battle in February.

Why re-election of Kochmar is a necessity | Letter

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 3:00PM

I take this opportunity to endorse and humbly support the re-election of Rep. Linda Kochmar to the state House of Representatives, Pos. 1 in our 30th District this November.

King County Metro cuts and revenues | Cartoon

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 5:00PM

Metro cuts and revenues Metro cuts and revenues | Cartoon

Learning more about the world of education in Federal Way | Letter

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 6:50PM

Every week I learn something more about the world of education. It clearly has a multitude of intricate moving parts and like a clock,

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