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3 shootings in Federal Way incite community concern; city leaders respond

Residents call on city leaders for solutions to gun violence; deputy mayor seeks to initiate joint meeting with council, school board.

Feds nab Federal Way man charged with fracturing 9-month-old son’s skull

U.S. marshals captured Thomas Ray Sims, 33, in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Federal Way National Little League hosting granola bar drive to benefit local BAG Program

Donations can be taken to the FWNLL complex on Saturdays through Oct. 12.

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Kim Schrier held a roundtable at the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank on Oct. 3 to talk about the Trump administration’s plan to further change SNAP food benefits rules and reduce the number of people using them. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Murray, Schrier vow to fight White House restrictions on food stamps

Senator and Representative met Oct. 3 at Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank.

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Kim Schrier held a roundtable at the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank on Oct. 3 to talk about the Trump administration’s plan to further change SNAP food benefits rules and reduce the number of people using them. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo
King County is not on track to meet its greenhouse gas emissions goals, but emissions also have not been rising with population growth. File photo

King County isn’t on track to meet emissions goals

The goals were ambitious but progress has been slow.

King County is not on track to meet its greenhouse gas emissions goals, but emissions also have not been rising with population growth. File photo

Man charged in drive-by shooting that injured 14-year-old girl

Jerry Delon Jones, of Tacoma, admitted to firing two shots into a crowd of juveniles before he fled in his vehicle.

King County is considering ways to increase both the supply of and demand for compost to help divert organic material from the landfill. File photo

King County wants to boost composting market

In 2018, around one-third of material sent to regional landfill could have been composted.

King County is considering ways to increase both the supply of and demand for compost to help divert organic material from the landfill. File photo

Coffee with the Council set for Oct. 12.

Federal Way City Council members will hear your concerns at City Hall.

Federal Way Mirror to host free candidate forum on Oct. 9

Hear from candidates running for seats on the Federal Way Public Schools Board and the Federal Way City Council.

South King Fire sports new shirts in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month

‘Every family has been touched by [cancer] in some way,’ says SKFR Lt. Shannon Oltman.

Bellevue is the most expensive place in the region to rent an apartment, according to a new analysis. Courtesy photo

King County cities are among most expensive to rent in Northwest

Bellevue has highest apartment rents; Renton, Kent and Federal Way all saw increases in 2019.

Bellevue is the most expensive place in the region to rent an apartment, according to a new analysis. Courtesy photo

One man dead after shooting at Chevron parking lot in Federal Way

Federal Way police responded to a dispute with a gun shortly after 2 a.m. at 1650 SW Dash Point Road.

17-year-old male injured in shooting at Wild Waves in Federal Way

Prior to the shooting, the victim was reportedly involved in some type of altercation with a group of subjects, police said.

Federal Way City Council candidates address public safety, permitting at forum

Candidates sound off before business community at Federal Way Chamber of Commerce forum.

Woman searching for her service dog stolen in Federal Way

Woman offering a reward for information about her English bulldog that leads to his return.

Covington man arrested for 1991 cold case murder of 16-year-old Federal Way girl

The body of Sarah Yarborough, 16, was found on the Federal Way High School campus in December 1991.

Federal Way Council member Jesse Johnson announces run for state representative

Jesse Johnson seeks to fill position of State Rep. Mike Pellicciotti.

Parents of Federal Way teen fatally shot file wrongful death suit against King County

MiChance Dunlap-Gittens, 17, fatally shot in head during sting operation in 2017.

14-year-old girl injured in shooting at Federal Way apartment

Girl transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries to her legs; police investigating circumstances of the shooting.