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The April 19 story “Grant aims to curb dropouts” said that Sacajawea Middle School student Brent Montgomery had dropped out of school in January. However, the student is still enrolled at Sacajawea, said district spokeswoman Diane Turner. By law, students cannot drop out of school until age 16, Turner said. The Mirror regrets the error.

  • Apr 22, 2008

City passes on ‘unproven’ drug treatment program

Federal Way will not proceed in administering the Prometa drug treatment protocol due to insufficient proof of its ability to rid drug and alcohol addicts of their desire for substances.

Nation’s economy affects school lunches

With a stumbling economy, oil prices reaching all-time highs and uncontrollable lows of the U.S. dollar value, people are also starting to notice a difference on their receipts every time they visit a supermarket.

  • Apr 19, 2008

Successful showings help sell homes

By Lori DeVore, Real estate update

  • Apr 18, 2008

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

APRIL EVENTS

  • Apr 18, 2008

In your backyard

April Pool’s Day on Sun.

  • Apr 18, 2008

All clear for St. Francis Hospital

St. Francis Hospital will proceed with its plans to add 36 patient beds and expand its nursery care for prematurely born infants, Franciscan Health System spokesman Gale Robinette said.

  • Apr 18, 2008

‘Connections’ adds personal flair to Channel 21

Federal Way’s government access television channel is making a big twist to its production.

  • Apr 16, 2008

You know you’re from Federal Way when …

Regardless of the miles that might separate them from home, city pride is a particular emotion among most individuals who leave their hometown.

  • Apr 16, 2008

Dear buyers and sellers: Agents rule

Real estate agents continue to get the job done even in the softer housing market, according to buyers and sellers who work with them.

  • Apr 15, 2008

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

APRIL 16-23

  • Apr 15, 2008

Construction update for Pacific Highway South

• Crushed rock and asphalt pavement will be placed between the View at Redondo Apartments, 29421 Pacific Highway S., and the Buddhist Learning Center, 28621 Pacific Highway South, the week of April 14, weather permitting. SCI Infrastructure will restore the driveway and parking lot at Western Union Checkmate, 28722 Pacific Highway S., at the same time.

  • Apr 11, 2008

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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  • Apr 11, 2008

Dear Pat Scott,

  • Apr 11, 2008

Church’s charity mission: Part of the solution

Aid for the city’s low-income and homeless will come in the form of school uniforms and weekly dinners, thanks to the Federal Way Mission Church.

Briefs

Residents recycled 101 tons of materials at Federal Way’s semi-annual recycling event March 15, according to an April 3 city press release. The event brought the highest participation and recycling rates to date in Federal Way, according to the release.

  • Apr 8, 2008

Community Calendar

APRIL 5-12

  • Apr 7, 2008

Porn on man’s computer sparks a spat with girlfriend

The following is a sample from the Federal Way police public information log:

  • Apr 7, 2008

Lou Gehrig’s disease: Two profiles of life and courage

Christine Peterson wrote in desperation a letter to people like President Bush, Oprah Winfrey and Montel Williams, asking the question: Have you ever met anyone with ALS?

  • Apr 7, 2008