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King County’s Prop. 1 parks levy is passing

Initial results from the Aug. 6 primary King County Council races are also in.

4 Federal Way City Council frontrunners advance to general election

Early returns show Honda and Edwards earn top spots for Pos. 3; Kochmar and Pagliocco for Pos. 7.

Federal Way native serves aboard U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer in Pearl Harbor

Noah Tedrick credits success in the Navy to many of the lessons learned in Federal Way.

  • Aug 6, 2019

Stable Homes initiative qualifies for November ballot

The initiative would create good cause eviction protections for renters.

A missing Shoreline woman’s last known location was Federal Way. Courtesy photo

Police searching for missing elderly woman whose last location was in Federal Way

Mary Onyango, 73, went missing from her sister’s Shoreline Home on Aug. 2.

A missing Shoreline woman’s last known location was Federal Way. Courtesy photo

Firefighters battle two brush fires in Federal Way

South King Fire and Rescue extinguished an illegal backyard burn; responded to brush fire at Dash Point State Park.

Sewage backup causes closure of Federal Way butcher shop

Hometown Plaza complex has had similar issues with a sewage backup at a previous business.

Federal Way students take the stage for summer learning

First-ever Scholars on Stage program explores performing arts to strengthen literacy.

Flavor of Federal Way set for Aug. 10

Free multicultural festival will feature kid’s activities, food vendors, an entertainment stage and more.

Woman protests in front of PSE truck after her power shut off, resists arrest

She kicked the patrol vehicle door and dented it before police arrested her.

Oldest active drag queen helps launch county LGBTQ task force

South King County LGBTQ Task Force holds inaugural event with drag queen Darcelle XV and a documentary about her life.

Group attempts to halt measure aimed to protect apartment tenants in Federal Way

The judge denied the Rental Housing Association of Washington’s temporary restraining order against Stable Homes Federal Way.

Grocery store workers picket across King County

Union members are asking Kroger for living wages and more scheduling predictability.

12 South King Fire and Rescue members honored at promotion ceremony

Three were promoted to the assistant chief rank; 6 to lieutenant.

Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service

State awards millions for salmon recovery

Puget Sound counties received more than $45 million.

Spring Chinook salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Fill the Canoe School Supply Drive begins this week

All new school supplies donated during this time will be matched pound-for-pound by Red Canoe Credit Union.

Preparing for the worst: What you need to know to deal with a disaster

‘Now is the time to meet your neighbors, not on day seven of a power outage,’ says Sophia Lopez.

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.

King County Sheriff’s Office develops I-940 training to reduce deadly force

Recruits hired after Dec. 7 will need additional training coming out of the academy.

FILE PHOTO: King County Sheriff’s Office deputies block off access to the Kent Station parking garage after a deputy shot and killed a suspect in a reportedly stolen Honda Civic in 2018.

Federal Way Lions Club awards 10 scholarships

Scholarship car show set for Aug. 24 in Federal Way.

South King Tool Library to host Repair Café this Saturday

Residents can bring broken, damaged, or nonfunctioning small household items including kitchen appliances, furniture, clothing, or family heirlooms.