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Latest election results: Federal Way school bond measure passing with more than 60 percent of votes in favor

The $450 million school bond meeting super-majority, voter turnout requirements needed to pass

Community members selected to help in Highline president search

Eight members of the South King County community have agreed to serve on a subcommittee to help in the search to replace Dr. Jack Bermingham,… Continue reading

Election results

As of Thursday, Federal Way City Council candidates Jesse Johnson and Hoang Tran were maintaining their leads in their respective races. The Federal Way Public… Continue reading

Suspects steal cash and cigarettes from gas station | Federal Way Police Blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log: Robbery: At 6:21 a.m. Nov. 8 in the 33800 block of 1st Way South, a… Continue reading

Leads grow in tight council races; school bond passage remains uncertain | PRELIMINARY ELECTION RESULTS – UPDATE

The leaders in two tight Federal Way City Council races extended their leads in election results posted Wednesday afternoon. While the number of votes in… Continue reading

Kent Police still searching for man who fatally shot Federal Way man

Kent Police continued to search Tuesday for the man who fatally shot a 24-year-old Federal Way man during a dispute last week. David Cabrera died… Continue reading

Valley Investigative Team probes police-involved shooting

The Valley Investigative Team is examining the Oct. 30 police-involved shooting in Federal Way that left an armed suspect dead. Robert James Lightfeather, 33, died… Continue reading

Federal Way police seek information in Renton woman’s death

Federal Way police are seeking the public’s help to find out what led to a 27-year-old Renton woman’s body being left outside of St. Francis… Continue reading

Neighbor posts Snapchat video of woman in shower | Federal Way Police Blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log: Arbor Woods: At 8:48 p.m. Nov. 5 in the 1800 block of South 330th Street,… Continue reading

Public invited to Federal Way’s annual Veterans Day observance

The community is invited to celebrate patriotism and show gratitude for the selflessness of military service at Federal Way’s annual Veterans Day observance, “Honoring Our… Continue reading

Sammamish woman dies in hit-and-run accident in Federal Way

A 22-year-old Sammamish woman died after being hit by a vehicle late Thursday night in Federal Way. Federal Way police responded to a report of… Continue reading

FW school district refining plans, ‘going deeper’ this year to make improvements

In a “state of education” presentation Wednesday at the Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Superintendent Tammy Campbell said Federal Way Public Schools has… Continue reading

Federal Way police shoot, kill armed man at car wash | UPDATE: man identified

An armed suspect died Monday in an officer-involved shooting in Federal Way. The shooting occurred around 10:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at South 316th Street and… Continue reading

Health care enrollment center opens in Federal Way

The state’s second health care enrollment center opened on Wednesday in Federal Way to serve residents in South King County. The center, at 1640 South… Continue reading

Loud fight causes confusion over gunshots at apartment | Federal Way Police Blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log: Prowler on the roof: At 9:53 a.m. Nov. 1 in the 1800 block of South… Continue reading

Altmayer wins national college trustee leadership award

A longtime Highline College trustee has earned the highest honor given to two-year college trustees in the United States. Dan Altmayer, of Federal Way, received… Continue reading

State Rep. Pellicciotti to introduce fraud protection legislation

With recent data leaks jeopardizing the financial information of millions of Washingtonians, state Rep. Mike Pellicciotti, D-Federal Way, will introduce new legislation next session to… Continue reading

Washington Coalition for Open Government honoring state Sen. Mark Miloscia

The Washington Coalition for Open Government recently announced it will honor state Sen. Mark Miloscia, R-Federal Way, with the organization’s Ballard-Thompson Award for 2017. The… Continue reading

City plans to use adaptive signal control system to improve traffic flow in Federal Way

The city of Federal Way is looking at ways to improve traffic flow at busy intersections throughout the city. In the next year, city officials… Continue reading

Homicide victim left outside Federal Way hospital identified

The 27-year-old woman left outside of St. Francis Hospital early Wednesday morning in Federal Way has been identified as Crystal Hawkins. According to the King… Continue reading