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Federal Way student wins Highline College’s poetry contest

“Imaginative” earned Federal Way resident Elizabeth Abramchuk first place in Highline College’s…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Reeves passes new program for rural veterans in State House

Rural and remote veterans may have a chance to participate in a…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Federal Way police to hold Coffee with a Cop next Friday

The Federal Way Police Department invites the community to their quarterly Coffee…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Federal Way school board votes to have student representation at meetings

Students will have a seat at the proverbial school board table come…

Celski seeks to keep seat on Federal Way City Council

Celski seeks to retain council seat Federal Way City Councilman Bob Celski…

  • Apr 13th, 2017

Homeless people not welcome on Frito-Lay land | Federal Way Police Blotter

Homeless people not welcome on Frito-Lay land | Federal Way Police Blotter

  • Apr 13th, 2017

Update: Victim identified in Federal Way murder on Tuesday

Federal Way police are searching for witnesses who saw a 19-year-old killed…

Breaking: Pacific Highway partially closed as Federal Way police investigate murder

Federal Way police are currently investigating the murder of a 19-year-old man.…

Thomas Jefferson graduate drowns during Northwestern rowing crew practice

A 2016 Thomas Jefferson High School graduate and Northwestern University freshman drowned…

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Prosecutors charge Federal Way man in Saturday murder

King County prosecutors charged a Federal Way man Monday in a murder…

Public Disclosure Commission investigating Federal Way City Council candidate

After a complaint was filed in mid-March, the Public Disclosure Commission is…

Federal Way Public Schools hosting community forums

Federal Way Public Schools is hosting community forums, beginning next week and…

  • Apr 10th, 2017

Federal Way police arrest suspect in Saturday murder

Federal Way police have arrested a suspect in a murder that occurred…

  • Apr 10th, 2017

New Markets Tax Credits come up short for Federal Way’s performing arts center

Expectations: Fully paying for the $33 million Performing Arts and Event Center…

Robbers point gun at victim sitting in car | Federal Way Police Blotter

The following is a sample from the Federal Way police log: Fight…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

FWPD seeking community input through survey

The Federal Way Police Department is conducting a community survey, seeking residents’…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Sound Transit announces property acquisition letters coming to Federal Way

Sound Transit announces property acquisition letters coming to Federal Way

Citizen of the Month: Local woman’s hobby turns into effort to help the homeless

Federal Way’s Betty Taylor describes herself as a community advocate, but the…

Highline student finds opportunities vast in America

Too young to remember it herself, Karina Abramchuk was told life before…

Girlfriend throws remote at boyfriend’s head, booked for assualt | Federal Way Police Blotter

The following is a sample of the police blotter: Man released from…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Smith dropping out of council race

Smith dropping out of council race Longtime resident Randall Smith announced Wednesday…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Mothers searching for runaway boys | Federal Way Police Blotter

The following is a sample from the Federal Way police log: Victim…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Flygare running for council

Federal Way resident Roger Flygare is throwing his hat in the ring…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

S.W. Dash Point reopened after mudslide, damage proving costly

A section of Southwest Dash Point Road that closed, following a mudslide…

Federal Way youth leadership group to “Bag It Up” for a cause

Advancing Leadership Youth, a leadership development program in Federal Way, is holding…

  • Mar 23rd, 2017

Federal Way City Council backtracks on new city logo

In what appears to be a back-and-forth match of ping pong, the…

Federal Way school district’s TAF Academy named a STEM Lighthouse School

A total of four schools and two districts will serve as science,…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Elementary curriculum helps Federal Way teachers, students find success

On any given day, students in Miranda Eller’s third-grade classroom may be…

SW Dash Point section damaged by mudslide to remain closed until next week

A section of Southwest Dash Point Road will remain closed until mid-week…

Local firefighters fight leukemia one step at a time with annual stair climb

Ten South King Fire & Rescue firefighters raced to the top of…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Woman has close call with intruder

The following is a sample from the Federal Way police log: Woman…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Community celebrates Best of Federal Way

Community members gathered to celebrate the businesses and individuals to make Federal…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Federal Way legislator introduces bill to provide ST3 car tab tax relief

In response to car tab registration and renewal fees, Rep. Mike Pellicciotti…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

School board approves competency-based model for two Federal Way alternative schools

The Federal Way school board unanimously voted to waive standard graduation requirements…

Federal Way legislator praises bipartisan effort to pass “levy cliff” bill

While Washington schools faced $358 million in budget cuts, including nearly $8…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Former Federal Way residents sentenced to prison for smuggling teens into U.S. to work

Three citizens from Mexico who were living in Aberdeen and Federal Way…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Mayor Jim Ferrell nominates Ryan Call for city attorney

Mayor Jim Ferrell selected Ryan Call to become Federal Way’s next city…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

Burien woman charged in Federal Way shooting

King County prosecutors recently charged a Burien woman for shooting at two…

That’s the wrong kind of car wax | Federal Way Police Blotter

The following is a sample from the Federal Way police log: Truck…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

BAG feeding program helps Federal Way students bridge the gap

A student from Federal Way High School takes a backpack full of…