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Class on veterans benefits and resources on April 10

Learn more about general benefits, home loans, education, training and more.

Federal Way resident competes for top 20 spot on ‘American Idol’

Todd Beamer senior Myra Tran previously won “The X-Factor Vietnam” in 2016.

‘It’s like a fairy tale’: Centenarian recalls surviving war, finding peace through art

Federal Way woman decoded messages detailing bomb raids during the war for the German Air Force.

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Law enforcement oversight office seeks subpoena power

Organization has been unable to investigate King County Sheriff’s Office.

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Motorcycle crash miracle: South King Fire to honor heroic family who saved man’s life

Motorcyclist loses limbs in crash, but faith and support are helping him and his family through.

The 2015 Wolverine Fire in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest near Lake Chelan. Photo courtesy of Washington Department of Natural Resources/Kari Greer

Western Washington faces elevated wildfire risk in 2019

Humans cause majority of fires in state

The 2015 Wolverine Fire in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest near Lake Chelan. Photo courtesy of Washington Department of Natural Resources/Kari Greer

City, organizations mull plan for severe weather sheltering

Mayor Jim Ferrell said he was ‘gratified’ at the large event turnout.

Sound Transit seeks feedback on Federal Way to Tacoma Dome extension

A Federal Way open house is set for April 23 at the Performing Arts and Event Center.

Federal Way Council passes amendment to realign future 324th Street S.

The mayor said the city is working on the amendment to save the 1,000 jobs DaVita will bring to Federal Way.

Federal Way’s Storming the Sound with Salmon program expands opportunities for students

Program teaches kids about the importance of preventing stormwater pollution.

Federal Way breaks ground on downtown staircase

Mayor: “Where there was once a wall, there will now be a place to recreate, eat or meet friends and family.”

Vandal suspects flee after firing gunshots at victim in store parking lot

The victim dove behind his vehicle for cover and then heard three gunshots.

STEM Exploration Night connects thousands with career pathways and hands-on activities

Washington state ranks No. 1 nationally in the concentration of STEM-related jobs.

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King County approves bargaining agreement with 60 unions

Employees will receive wage increases and $500 bonus.

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Application deadline extended to April 12 for Federal Way Public Schools board director vacancy

The selected candidate will take the oath of office on April 23.

Call for peace, unity, understanding

City, county and state leaders show support of Islam community in wake of massacre at New Zealand mosques

Students seek to solve mysterious ‘death’ at crime scene in new program

New biomedical program in Federal Way Public Schools provides hands-on learning of health science careers.

King County bail reform hinges on pretrial decision making

Data on inmates has shown that being held pretrial affects the likelihood of conviction.

Sound Transit seeks $790 million federal grant for light rail extension

To help pay for project from SeaTac through Kent to Federal Way

Homeless man cracks down on crime in Federal Way

‘If the government is not fulfilling their duty … then people have to step up and do it for themselves.’