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District awarded $30k in grants to improve graduation rates and prepare scholars for success

Federal Way Public Schools was awarded grant money to support students in…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

Chevron cashier robbed at gunpoint | Federal Way Police Blotter

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

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

Federal Way mom accused of dousing daughter in gasoline over bad test grade

King County prosecutors allege a homeless woman in Federal Way doused her…

Federal Way high schools schedule FAFSA/WASFA completion week

In December, each of the Federal Way Public Schools high schools will…

  • Nov 30th, 2016

2016 general election results certified for District 30, state

General election results in Pierce and King counties were certified on Nov.…

Mayor Jim Ferrell announces re-organization of Mayor’s Office

Mayor Jim Ferrell announced major staffing changes for his office on Monday.…

  • Nov 29th, 2016

Crimes rates in Federal Way show uptick this year

By Alexis Mansanarez UW News Lab On the corner of 356th Street…

  • Nov 29th, 2016

Police deflate stolen car chase | Federal Way Police Blotter

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

  • Nov 29th, 2016

Assisted living chain ‘Emeritus’ settles allegations of over billing government programs

The United States Department of Justice and Emeritus Corporation, known as Emeritus…

  • Nov 28th, 2016

Church building towards the future after burglary

TriWorship Covenant Church is down but not out. When head pastor David…

New officers sworn in during council meeting

The Federal Way Police Department has had a rough go lately. But…

Meet Bailey | Pet of the Week

Bailey is a 10-year-old male cocker spaniel, black, about 26 pounds (ID…

  • Nov 24th, 2016

South King Fire and Rescue donates airpacks, equipment to Mexico fire department

Two retired firefighters drove a truck-full of donated equipment to San Diego…

Brooklake Church’s annual Big Ol’ Turkey Round Up

Brooklake Church hosted its fourth annual Big Ol’ Turkey Round Up on…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016

Walker returns to win FFA talent competition

The Walker family continues to pass down its gift of music from…

More than 500 young men of color expected at annual summit

More than 500 young men of color, including Federal Way Public Schools…

  • Nov 22nd, 2016

Washington State Patrol detectives seeking owners of recovered items

Washington State Patrol Auto Theft Detectives recently recovered a 1995 Honda Accord…

  • Nov 22nd, 2016

Federal Way man sentenced to 24 years for production, distribution of child rape images

Editor’s note: The photo the Mirror initially published in this article, “Federal…

  • Nov 21st, 2016

Loud music leads to a scuffle | Federal Way Police Blotter

Wrong time for a traffic stop: At 2:02 a.m. on Nov. 7…

  • Nov 21st, 2016

Federal Way City Council agrees on funding for more police, market salary

The Federal Way City Council reached an agreement on Tuesday on how…

Federal Way Chief of Staff Brian Wilson resigns

Chief of Staff Brian Wilson recently submitted his resignation and will officially…

FWPS expanding STEM efforts with inaugural STEM Exploration Night

FWPS to expand STEM efforts From staff reports Preparations are underway for…

  • Nov 18th, 2016

Highline ranks fourth as best online state college

Highline ranks fourth best online state college From staff reports In a…

  • Nov 18th, 2016

Federal Way closer to federal funding for performing arts center

City officials rejoiced Thursday after learning they’re one step closer to receiving…

Man sues Federal Way police, city for unlawful arrest, excessive force

A local man recently filed a lawsuit stating the Federal Way Police…

Federal Way teen pleads not guilty to stabbing woman on Halloween

A 14-year-old boy pleaded not guilty on Nov. 9 to charges alleging…

Highline College four-time winner of national diversity award

For the fourth consecutive year, Highline College has received the Higher Education…

  • Nov 16th, 2016

Father of multiracial son discusses racial tension at high school

Phillip Philbrick had the attention of everyone in the room, if only…

Veterans Day Celebration a huge success

The Federal Way Veteran’s Day Celebration was held in the gym at…

  • Nov 15th, 2016

United Way cutting funding for senior centers, K-6 after school programs

If life for seniors and struggling youth isn’t hard enough already, things…

Tragedy leads Miloscia to life of service

“There but for the grace of God go I.” It’s a saying…

None injured in Oct. 28 blaze that took firefighters three hours to snuff

Debris at a vacant Federal Way property, including hundreds of used tires,…

  • Nov 14th, 2016

Firefighters investigating cause of Federal Way house fire

South King Fire and Rescue firefighters are still investigating the cause of…

Federal Way school district reaches 80 percent graduation rate

Federal Way Public Schools district officials announced this week that 80 percent…

FWPS school board honored by statewide group

School board honored by statewide group From staff reports The Federal Way…

  • Nov 12th, 2016

U.S. Rep. Smith mobile office here Dec. 5

U.S. Rep. Smith mobile office here Dec. 5 The staff of U.S.…

  • Nov 12th, 2016

Federal Way students honor veterans at Decatur High School

Decatur High School held its Veterans Day assembly on Nov. 8. Many…

  • Nov 11th, 2016

Man needs FBI to check tainted room | Federal Way Police Blotter

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

  • Nov 11th, 2016

Federal Way women’s club donates $10k to day shelter efforts

The GFWC Sokico Woman’s Club met with the Federal Way Day Center…

  • Nov 11th, 2016

Students’ mock election results mirror state election results

If last week’s mock election for Washington’s K-12 students is any indication,…

  • Nov 11th, 2016