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Gov. Jay Inlsee signs into law the Native American Voting Rights Act, which allows a non-traditional address to be used for voter registration for residents who live on reservations. Photo by Emma Epperly/WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Native American Voting Rights Act signed into law

Non-traditional addresses can be used for voter registration on tribal lands

  • Mar 18, 2019
Gov. Jay Inlsee signs into law the Native American Voting Rights Act, which allows a non-traditional address to be used for voter registration for residents who live on reservations. Photo by Emma Epperly/WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Federal Way City Council meetings to start earlier beginning March 19

Council voted to move the bi-monthly council meeting start time to 6:30 p.m.

Female firefighter reflects on rewarding career

South King Fire and Rescue’s Ryleigh Carr says her gender is “an asset, not a liability.”

Residents criticize Sound Transit’s transparency at Federal Way events

As Sound Transit considers six sites for its maintenance facility, people question agency’s process.

Retired mold maker recalls work atop skyscrapers, in subway stations

‘I want to stress to young women that it is possible to live out your dream job no matter how impossible your ambitions seem.’

New Federal Way police officers take oath of office

Department welcomes officers Ethan Kepler, Joe Meshkoff and Sophie Winger.

The Cedar Hills Regional Landfill is the only active landfill in King County. It will operate until at least 2028. It has been in operation since the 1960s. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Waste study puts numbers behind King County trash alternatives

County has one remaining landfill located near Maple Valley, and it’s nearing capacity

The Cedar Hills Regional Landfill is the only active landfill in King County. It will operate until at least 2028. It has been in operation since the 1960s. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Family of girl with Down syndrome spreads positive messages around city

Family wants to show the community that 4-year-old Arianna is a joy to have in their lives.

U.S. is now grounding Renton-made 737 MAX 8 and 9; Boeing supports decision

Update: The decision does not affect Renton production lines.

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State lawmakers seek permanent daylight saving time in Washington

Senate and House are working toward compromise on two bills; voters could decide in November election

  • Mar 13, 2019
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Sunnycrest first-grader lends a helping hand to all

Federal Way Mirror’s Scholar of the Month for March is Elsa Encinas.

Federal Way Panther Lake Trail Extension opens

The project includes a new 50-foot pedestrian footbridge, adjacent 26-stall parking lot and the 1-mile loop trail.

Youth volunteers clean up Federal Way Day Center

20 middle and high school students wash walls, clean floors and windows, organize.

Federal Way may be sending inmates to city of Kent jail

Cities negotiating contract for 2020.

Photo courtesy of Kristen Gregory via FWPD Facebook page

Federal Way K-9 dog sniffs out armed robbery suspect

Police credit the valiant Vader for “getting this dangerous criminal off the streets.”

Photo courtesy of Kristen Gregory via FWPD Facebook page

Wilson, Reeves, Pellicciotti to host town hall meeting March 23

The 30th District lawmakers will provide an update on the progress of the 2019 legislative session.

Fires, floods, destruction: Washington copes with worsening climate change

From rising sea levels and crop failures to dying forests and fish, Washington state is struggling

Green River floods may be gone (for now), but they’re not forgotten

King County is looking at ways to increase protection in the Kent valley.

Eastside church sues state on International Women’s Day to overturn abortion coverage

The lawsuit was filed by the Alliance Defending Freedom, which is classified as a hate group by Southern Poverty Law Center

Police investigating mother’s claims that toddler’s hair was pulled from scalp at Federal Way daycare

Police respond to daycare after shooting threats were made via social media.