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Program provides meaningful navigation for at-risk youth

Mentees spark change in criminal culture starting with local Federal Way community.

Unusual arrest after driver notices car in front of him is his

Car theft victim follows, confronts armed suspect.

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Proposed law would raise age limit for tobacco sales in WA

Lawmakers cite health concerns over tobacco and vape products

  • Jan 25, 2019
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Female tells police she was kidnapped during bad first date

Weekly round-up of calls to Federal Way Police Department.

Freight or fire: King County’s trash problem

Should we ship away waste or build an incinerator?

Citizen of the Month’s quick action saves elderly man’s life

FWPD’s Gretchen Sund honored for her concern that saved 94-year-old volunteer’s life.

Federal Way police address criminal activity, prevention at neighborhood event

Murder rates decrease 86 percent; robberies up by 38 percent.

Nonprofit, company at odds over preserving Weyerhaeuser property

IRG addresses concerns over first building; Save Weyerhaeuser advocates for alternative plan.

Mayor to host first-ever Facebook Live Town Hall meeting

Ask mayor questions about what’s happening in Federal Way at noon on Jan. 24.

Federal Way Council to host fresh new faces

Emerging Leaders pairs students with council members who mentor youth in all things city.

Twin Lakes students collect 200 pairs of socks for Day Center

Students met their goal two days ahead of their deadline.

  • Jan 22, 2019

Federal Way honors Martin Luther King Jr.

Celebration includes special performances, food drive.

  • Jan 21, 2019

Rep. Pellicciotti takes on special interests

Federal Way legislator will also introduce campaign finance reform legislation.

Rep. Reeves elected as deputy majority whip

Whips are charged with finding level of support for legislation, amendments and budgets.

Legislature welcomes one of the most diverse cohorts, including women of color

Washington currently ranks fourth in the nation in terms of gender parity in the state Legislature.

Residents at SeaTac’s Firs Mobile Home Park received a closure notice for October 31, but most have chosen to stay in their homes. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

South King County coalition targets affordable housing

Rent and housing prices hit south end communities hard; SeaTac, Tukwila, Kent, Burien, Renton and Auburn are working to create organization like Eastside’s ARCH

Residents at SeaTac’s Firs Mobile Home Park received a closure notice for October 31, but most have chosen to stay in their homes. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Rep. Reeves announces historic childcare bill

Crew of moms and kids call for ‘all hands on deck’ to champion family-friendly policies.

Centerstage presents ‘The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940’

Hilarious whodunit murder mystery playing Feb. 1-24 in Federal Way.

Microsoft will invest $500 million toward regional housing

Mayors of nine cities — including Auburn, Kent, Federal Way, Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Issaquah, Renton and Sammamish — have pledged to help

Two armed, masked men hold up Federal Way hotel

Car drives through business doors.