City flags to be lowered in honor of former governor

Flags to be flown at half-staff through Tuesday.

Federal Way Olympians chasing medals in Pyeongchang

FW natives, Beamer grads J.R. Celski, Aaron Tran competing in short track.

Person shot during Michael Jordan shoe theft

The following is a sample from the Federal Way Police Department crime blotter: Pot found at police department: At 9:13 p.m. Feb. 7, an officer… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2018

Federal Way City Council honors Mirror

The Federal Way City Council on Tuesday night presented the Federal Way Mirror with a proclamation in honor of the paper’s 20th anniversary. The Mirror’s… Continue reading

Federal Way man sentenced to 18 years in prison for sexual exploitation of children

Steven Marc Rigtrup pleaded guilty in November 2017.

High school locked down in false alarm

Someone reported seeing a student with a gun at Decatur.

  • Feb 5, 2018

Growing pains have always been a challenge for Federal Way schools

1998 started with a late push to garner support for the FW school district’s EP&O levy.

The Federal Way Transit Center opened in February 2006 with 1,200 parking spaces and more than 700 daily bus trips. FILE PHOTO

Downtown FW development still dominates discussions more than 20 years later

In 1998, Federal Way was the sixth-largest city in Washington, with a population of about 74,000.

The Federal Way Transit Center opened in February 2006 with 1,200 parking spaces and more than 700 daily bus trips. FILE PHOTO

A lot at stake with Feb. 13 Federal Way school district levy vote

Wrong information provided to Seattle Times leads to confusion.

Mayor: Creating task force next step in tackling homeless crisis

After reaching its first goal of providing temporary shelter for homeless families in Federal Way, the city’s Homeless Mothers and Children Initiative hopes to expand… Continue reading

Police investigate Snapchat photo involving guns

Officers determine no crime was committed.

  • Feb 1, 2018

Federal Way Senior Center to get much-needed kitchen remodel

Rotary awards $47,000 grant, center to receive capital budget funds, as well.

St. Francis Hospital construction project improves patient care in Federal Way

Hospital will be able to better care for patients.

Federal Way Municipal Court to close at noon Jan. 31

The Federal Way Municipal Court will be closed to the public from noon to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31, for software upgrades to the… Continue reading

Screams for help prompt neighbor to call police

Federal Way officers found no one in danger.

  • Jan 25, 2018

Washington attorney general talks opioid crisis, Trump at Federal Way chamber gathering

AG’s office has garnered national attention in last year.

Federal Way downtown development, homelessness among topics in State of the City address

Mayor Jim Ferrell delivered annual speech at Performing Arts and Event Center on Monday.

Residence damaged in drive-by shooting

Police find 10-11 bullet holes in front window, 14 casings.

  • Jan 22, 2018

Federal Way Police Department promotes officers

Three were promoted and another was appointed to corporal at Tuesday’s City Countil meeting.