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Vehicles passing through flooded street. File photo

King County Flood Control District to vote on 2020 budget

The budget will fund a variety of programs across the county.

Vehicles passing through flooded street. File photo
A King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity. Photo courtesy of the state Attorney General’s office

Judge rules Value Village deceived customers

The King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity.

  • Nov 8, 2019
A King County judge found the company misled customers into thinking it was a charity. Photo courtesy of the state Attorney General’s office

Federal Way’s Annual ‘Honoring Our Own’ event recognizes local heroes

The Veterans Day observance ceremony to be held Nov. 9 at Todd Beamer High School.

Man walking down road in a bath robe flashes woman

The witness believes the suspect left the area in a white Ford Focus.

Celebrating Federal Way’s veterans at Brookdale Senior Living

The Federal Way Vet Center partnered with Brookdale Senior Living and Veritas Classic Christian School to celebrate veterans.

The Auburn Veterans Parade is one of the largest of its kind in the country. The the Federal Way Vet Center will participate in the event again this year. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Thank a veteran on Veterans Day

The Federal Way Vet Center wants to ensure no veteran feels excluded this year.

The Auburn Veterans Parade is one of the largest of its kind in the country. The the Federal Way Vet Center will participate in the event again this year. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Federal Way police seek help identifying armed robbery suspects

Two suspects robbed several convenience stores along 1st Avenue and are considered armed and dangerous.

Initiative aimed at protecting renters from eviction appears to be passing in early results

If passed, the measure would create good cause eviction protections for renters by requiring landlords to provide reason before evicting tenants.

Incumbents maintain seats on Federal Way Public Schools School Board

Luckisha Phillips pulls in 55% of votes; Dr. Jennifer Jones wins by 62%.

Prop 1 that would allow cannabis retail in Federal Way appears to be failing in early results

The advisory vote will inform the Federal Way City Council about whether or not to allow cannabis retailers within the city.

Two incumbents, former mayor leading in Federal Way City Council races

Susan Honda, Mark Koppang, Linda Kochmar grasp early leads.

I-976 is passing, worrying transit advocates

The initiative promises $30 car tabs, but opponents say it will destroy state transit infrastructure.

Voters are narrowly rejecting affirmative action

The no camp on affirmative action is winning by just over one point.

Dead Lakehaven incumbent wins re-election for commission seat

Timothy McClain earns 60% of votes for Pos. 4; Don Miller secures Lakehaven Commissioner Pos. 2.

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King County Council incumbents ahead, with the exception of Gossett

Preliminary results are in for the King County Council races.

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Longtime Federal Way civic leader Lou Olmstead dies at 86

Esther Louis “Lou” Olmstead built a life on celebrating community through volunteerism.

State lawmakers push for final approval of Federal Way Link Extension funding

In a letter to Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, the members advocate for an expeditious approval of federal money for light rail project.

Why Initiative 19-001 is so dangerous for families

The alleged criminal in the story could post bail and be back living in the unit with no ability for the landlord to remove them.

  • Nov 4, 2019

Local arts groups feel left out of Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center

Jet Cities Chorus says rental rates caused them to rehearse elsewhere; financial dispute with city drives Tacoma City Ballet out of PAEC.

Students ask tough questions at Thomas Jefferson High School forum

Questions focused on homelessness, school gun violence, and creating an eco-friendly city.