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Public opinion supports light rail facility at former Midway Landfill in Kent

Sound Transit report shows heavy opposition to Lowe’s/Dick’s site

Federal Way Farmers Market kicks off 16th season

Every Saturday during the summer, the community can buy fresh produce and handmade crafts at the farmers market in the Commons Mall parking lot.

Two South King Fire and Rescue divisions file for union representation

SKFR fleet and facilities division certified on April 24; battalion chiefs petition still pending.

Cherry trees fully in bloom at the State Capitol Building in Olympia. Photo by Linda J. Smith

I-1000 passes state Legislature as advocates hope to increase equality

The initiative could allow affirmative action to return to Washington state after 20 years.

Cherry trees fully in bloom at the State Capitol Building in Olympia. Photo by Linda J. Smith

Update | Police locate man with Down syndrome inside car when it was stolen from Federal Way

Seattle police locate 42-year-old victim and man who stole vehicle.

Federal Way Farmers Market opens Saturday

Opening day will include entertainment by Folklore Mexicano Tonantzin, a photo booth, a kids activity area and more.

Homelessness may be trending down after seven years

A press release from the annual count showed a reduction in people living without a home.

King County International Airport, also known as Boeing Field. Photo courtesy of kingcounty.gov

King County airport operators will stop serving ICE flights

Three companies at Boeing Field have indicated they will not service deportation flights.

King County International Airport, also known as Boeing Field. Photo courtesy of kingcounty.gov

League of Quiet Skies Voters discuss harmful airplane noise at town hall

Congressman Adam Smith and 30th Legislative District Rep. Mike Pellicciotti discuss legislation.

2 Federal Way teens suspects in murder of Puyallup woman; 1 teen found slain

Medical examiner identifies body found in the marina as Federal Way resident Franklin Thuo, 16.

Federal Way mayor talks homelessness, downtown development

Federal Way will not become the next Seattle, Mayor Jim Ferrell says at neighborhood meeting.

Bonsai Fest! returns to Federal Way May 11-12

A two-day celebration over World Bonsai Day and Mother’s Day weekend.

Federal Way Public Schools hosts training about homeless and housing supports for scholars

Learn and gather resources at community-wide training May 4.

Mama Stortini’s sneak preview party to benefit Federal Way arts

All ticket proceeds from May 3 event go to support the Arts 4 Youth Program.

Citizen of the Month spreads wealth of health to Federal Way

Sharon Gentry, owner of Curves Federal Way, gives back to local community.

IRG raises massive flag from Weyerhaeuser era to honor local veterans

Flag raised at Woodbridge Corporate Park signifies ‘continued restoration, preservation efforts.’

Architectural rendering of a modular congregate shelter. Modular housing is a type of dwelling where the components are manufactured in one location, then assembled at another location. Courtesy of kingcounty.gov.

Modular housing in King County moves ahead

Small, portable housing units are being explored by the county to address homelessness.

Architectural rendering of a modular congregate shelter. Modular housing is a type of dwelling where the components are manufactured in one location, then assembled at another location. Courtesy of kingcounty.gov.

Federal Way mayor hires Bill Vadino as his policy adviser

Vadino was the executive director of Kirkland Chamber and the Kirkland Downtown Association for more than a decade.

Enterprise Elementary PTA works to recoup stolen funds

Former treasurer charged with two counts of theft.

Gov. Jay Inslee shakes hands with Dinah Griffey after signing Senate Bill 5649 on April 19. The law revises the statute of limitations for sex crimes. Photo by Emma Epperly, WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Hits and misses from Legislature’s 2019 session

New laws target vaccines, sex crimes and daylight savings; losers include sex ed and dwarf tossing bills.

Gov. Jay Inslee shakes hands with Dinah Griffey after signing Senate Bill 5649 on April 19. The law revises the statute of limitations for sex crimes. Photo by Emma Epperly, WNPA Olympia News Bureau