7 candidates file for Federal Way school board, fire commissioner seats

2 school board seats contested; 2 incumbents running unopposed.

Two Federal Way Public Schools Board of Directors seats are heading to the general election ballot in November, and two seats are uncontested.

For director District 2, Elizabeth Carlson will challenge incumbent Jennifer Jones, who the board appointed on May 14.

Incumbent Luckisha Phillips will clash with Tenya Magruder for director District 3 seat.

Trudy J. Davis, District 4, and Hiroshi Eto, District 5, are running unopposed.

South King Fire and Rescue

There is one South King Fire and Rescue commissioner seat up for election currently held by William Gates, who is running unopposed for Position 1.

King County Elections closed the five-day candidate filing period at 4:30 p.m. on Friday.

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South King Tool Library bulb sale Dec. 11

Anyone interested in lowering their carbon footprint (and saving on energy) is encouraged to attend the bulb sale.

Federal Way lights up the holidays

The city of Federal Way held their annual Christmas tree lighting on Saturday.

Federal Way celebrates completion of new Town Center steps

The downtown staircase just below the PAEC offers a connected path to Town Square Park.

Historical Society of Federal Way’s new exhibit reflects on World War II

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