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Federal Way School District to place $33 million levy on February ballot

In a Feb. 13 special election, Federal Way Public Schools will ask voters to approve a levy that would fund essential staff, educational programs and… Continue reading

Police searching for suspect who yelled racial slurs at Muslim woman | Police Blotter

The following is a sample of the Federal Way police log: Busted drug deal: At 11:26 p.m. Nov. 29 in the 30000 block of Pacific… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2017

Federal Way hires three new police officers

Three new Federal Way Police officers were sworn in at the Nov. 21 City Council meeting. Mayor Jim Ferrell administered the oath of office to… Continue reading

Kent Man charged in shooting death of ex-girlfriend in Federal Way

A 22-year-old Kent man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of his ex-girlfriend in Federal Way last Friday night. The King County… Continue reading

Man suspected of killing ex-girlfriend in Federal Way arrested in Oregon

Federal Way police are seeking extradition of a 22-year-old Kent man suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend in Federal Way Friday night after he was detained… Continue reading

Police interrupt burglary, arrest suspects | Police blotter

The following is a sample from the Federal Way police blotter: Wallet burglar: At 1:18 p.m. Nov. 26 in the 1000 block of South 328th… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2017

Helping the homeless: City, churches work to find solutions

After 17 years living on the streets of Federal Way, Sherry Larsh has taken on the role of mother to the younger homeless population. The… Continue reading

With school bond passage certain, FWPS leaders begin planning for construction

With voter approval for the $450 million construction bond sitting at 61.97 percent, Federal Way Public Schools leaders are setting plans in motion for the… Continue reading

Protests at Islamic Center lead to alleged assault

The Washington state chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-WA) has condemned anti-Muslim harassment at the Islamic Center of Federal Way and has partnered… Continue reading

Police arrest man who threatened to kill father | Police blotter

The following is a sample from the Federal Way police log: Picking the wrong team: At 2:45 p.m. Nov. 19 in the 1900 block of… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2017

Muncipal court to close early Wednesday, reopen Nov. 28

The city of Federal Way Municipal Court will be closed to the public from noon to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and all day Thursday and Friday… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2017

Bloodworks Northwest in Federal Way extends hours for holiday blood donations

With Thanksgiving comes a 15 to 20 percent drop in donor visits, and Bloodworks Northwest is responding by offering special hours through the holiday season… Continue reading

North Lake sits to the east of Weyerhaeuser Way South and is the watershed for the east Hylebos Creek. Contributed photo

Updated: County Council allots $1 million for East Hylebos Watershed Conservation

The Metropolitan King County Council on Monday unanimously adopted a supplemental budget that includes a $1 million appropriation for the East Hylebos Watershed Conservation, which… Continue reading

North Lake sits to the east of Weyerhaeuser Way South and is the watershed for the east Hylebos Creek. Contributed photo

FW students share early turkey-day feast at Young Life Thanksgiving Club

Federal Way high schoolers got an early Thanksgiving feast, complete with turkey and pumpkin pie, on Monday as part of the 13th annual Young Life… Continue reading

Brooklake Church collecting frozen turkeys for food bank

The annual Big Ol’ Turkey Round Up will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19.

Three armed males invade home | Federal Way Police Blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log.

Federal Way hosted the 2012 United States Olympic Diving Trials at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center. (Mirror file photo)

USA Diving looks at Federal Way to host Olympic trials

City officials hope that the road to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will go through Federal Way.

Federal Way hosted the 2012 United States Olympic Diving Trials at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center. (Mirror file photo)

Federal Way Community Caregiving Network to receive donations from Soap for Hope

Residents can contribute to campaign through end of the year

District 30 Rep. Reeves receives Legislator of the Year Award for veterans work

During her freshman session, Reeves successfully passed the Wounded Warrior Shared Leave Act

Intoxicated female holding vodka bottle struck by vehicle | Federal Way police blotter

Officers also respond to a vehicle hitting a building, eggings and more

  • Nov 14, 2017