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One year later, Federal Way special education PTA seeks to inform, support parents

By Alex Bruell UW Journalism News Lab Catherine Young is acutely aware…

  • May 16th, 2017

Federal Way driver injured in Sunday collision

A Federal Way driver was injured in a car accident on state…

  • May 15th, 2017

Federal Way grows by nearly 3,000 in one year

The Puget Sound Regional Council recently announced Federal Way is one of…

  • May 15th, 2017

Thomas Jefferson Black Student Union to host peaceful march to connect community, combat struggles

Jamarkus Springfield saw the crime. He saw drug deals on South 288th…

Lightning strikes Federal Way apartments

An apartment building in Federal Way was struck by lightning on Friday.…

Federal Way officials announce opening day for Performing Arts and Event Center

The Performing Arts and Event Center is scheduled to open in 101…

Federal Way legislator, among others, in support to ban heroin injection sites

Citizens for a Safe King County announced they’ll be moving forward with…

  • May 12th, 2017

Impaired, distracted driving suspected to be cause of serious crash in Federal Way

A section of Pacific Highway South in Federal Way was closed for…

  • May 11th, 2017

Mother arrested on suspicion of assaulting child

Mirror, tools stolen from residence: At 9:50 a.m., May 10, in the…

  • May 11th, 2017

Federal Way, cities reorganize task force to address rising South King County gang violence

Although Federal Way crime is down from last year, gang violence is…

Fire board meeting change

The May 23 Board of Commissioners meeting has been changed from Station…

  • May 10th, 2017

Federal Way police find abandoned, shoeless girl in park | Federal Way Police Blotter

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

  • May 8th, 2017

New Federal Way police officers sworn in

Three new Federal Way Police Department officers were sworn in at Tuesday’s…

  • May 8th, 2017

Gov. Inslee signs bills improving protection for sex assault, trafficking at Federal Way City Hall Friday

Gov. Jay Inslee signed bills into law improving protection for sexual assault…

  • May 5th, 2017

Federal Way City Council to vote on multi-family housing code amendments

The Federal Way City Council plans to vote on a series of…

Breaking: Two men injured in apparent drive-by shooting

Two men were injured in an apparent drive-by shooting near a bus…

  • May 4th, 2017

Englund announces Lakehaven board re-election bid

Leonard Englund announced Wednesday that he is running for re-election to position…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Federal Way man charged with promoting prostitution while in jail for same charge

King County prosecutors recently charged a Federal Way man for breaking a…

Police arrest man for attempting to cut handicap parking sign, drugs | Federal Way Police Blotter

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

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Federal Way school district adopts high school English language arts curriculum

Federal Way Public Schools is planning on investing $1.2 million into student…

Federal Way’s school board work study, regular meeting rescheduled in May

The Federal Way school board’s meeting schedule will face some changes in…

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Federal Way community honors Earth Day with walk

The community celebrated Earth Day by walking down South 336th Street, under…

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Gang member, teen charged in Federal Way drive-by murder

King County prosecutors recently charged two of three suspects in the drive-by…

Federal Way police arrest suspects in Friday drive-by

Federal Way police arrested two suspects in a drive-by shooting on Friday.…

That’s for cooking chicken, not basketball nets | Federal Way Police Blotter

The following is a sample of the Federal Way police log: Man…

  • Apr 24th, 2017

Historical Society of Federal Way to receive award

The Association of King County Historical Organizations named the Historical Society of…

  • Apr 24th, 2017

Johnson challenging Celski for council position

Educator and youth advocate Jesse Johnson announced Wednesday his campaign for Federal…

  • Apr 24th, 2017

Federal Way community defends violence prevention recommendations

Evan Cook looked out across the council chambers. He had an audience.…

Inslee learns about FWPS STEM opportunities in visit

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee toured Nautilus K-8 classrooms, April 13, to…

  • Apr 20th, 2017

Andy Hobbs hired as Federal Way Mirror’s new publisher

The Federal Way Mirror’s new publisher is not a stranger to the…

Two arrested, one charged in Federal Way drive-by murder

Federal Way police have arrested three suspects in the drive-by murder that…

Five FWPS schools receive state achievement awards

Federal Way Public Schools is celebrating the success of five elementary schools…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Save Weyerhaeuser Campus hosting walk Saturday in conjunction with Earth Day

Tree huggers, nature-lovers and green activists unite. With Earth Day upon us,…

Federal Way seeking volunteers for Parks Appreciation Day

Community members are invited to join other volunteers this Earth Day to…

22-year-old dies in I-5 car accident near Federal Way

Chyna Thomas, sister of NBA basketball player Isaiah Thomas, died in a…

  • Apr 17th, 2017

City of Federal Way under fire in class action lawsuit for ‘illegal’ school zone

One company, two Tacoma residents and a Federal Way resident are suing…

Two injured in Monday morning Federal Way accident

Two sustained minor injuries in a vehicle collision Monday morning. South King…

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Federal Way driver arrested in vehicle collision, woman injured

At just after 3 a.m. Monday morning, three vehicles were involved in…

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Federal Way legislator votes for House budget that funds sexual assault prevention programs

In debate over amendments to the House budget, Federal Way legislator Rep.…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

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