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Federal Way blogger takes a stand against panhandling

Federal Way resident hopes to raise awareness about begging with Saturday’s event

Governor approves city of Federal Way’s application for Opportunity Zone

Status allows for tax breaks to encourage development, job creation

All Home board members meet in Seattle on April 23 to talk about its structure. Photo by Josh Kelety

The never-ending search for an effective King County homeless plan

While All Home attempts to address the issue, the group’s lack of actual power results in little change.

All Home board members meet in Seattle on April 23 to talk about its structure. Photo by Josh Kelety

Marijuana grower escapes FW house fire

Recent sample from the Federal Way police log.

  • Apr 26, 2018

Multiple organizations partner with WSP to bring resources to Federal Way rest area

Help will be available to those in need from 8-10 p.m. April 27

Man threatens to shoot up Federal Way bank

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log: Threats to bank: At 12:21 p.m. April 21, a male customer came into Bank of… Continue reading

Volunteers beautify Celebration Park

Clean-up efforts were a part of 13th annual Parks Appreciation Day

A Canadian safe consumption site in Lethbridge. Photo supplied by ARCHES in Lethbridge

County plans for second safe drug site on hold

Following intense resistance to the proposal from the suburbs, county officials are taking a wait-and-see approach.

A Canadian safe consumption site in Lethbridge. Photo supplied by ARCHES in Lethbridge

Former postal worker indicted for stealing mail

Mail handler from Federal Way allegedly stole, pawned electronics

Federal Way mayor gets a pay raise

Independent Salary Commission also authorized slight increase for City Council

City may not renew contract with Centerstage Theatre

Centerstage has operated Knutzen Family Theatre since 2009

Federal Way hires five new police officers

Mayor Jim Ferrell swore in the new officers at Tuesday’s council meeting

King County Council passes renter protections bill

The legislation is intended to prevent landlords from discriminating based on the source of a prospective tenant’s income.

Longtime volunteer Roger Hunt dies

Longtime local volunteer Roger Hunt died Sunday. He was 73. Hunt actively served with local nonprofit groups such as the Federal Way Rotary and FUSION.… Continue reading

Mayor reorganizes management of Performing Arts and Event Center

Duties of executive director will be assigned to deputy public works director

Bomb hoax reported at Todd Beamer High School

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log.

Activists begin collecting signatures for November carbon fee initiative

A carbon fee could be on November’s ballot if supporters of I-1631 gather enough signatures.

Volunteers needed for Parks Appreciation Day

Annual clean-up event is set for 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 21.

Washington Youth Academy hosts community forum

Event set for 5 p.m. April 24 at FWPS Educational Service Center

Multi-Service Center seeks participants for summer food drive

The Multi-Service Center’s Federal Way Food Bank provides food for the Summer Meals program, which goes out into the community to feed kids where they… Continue reading