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Photo courtesy of South King Fire and Rescue

Flash floods hit Federal Way

Flooding on Wednesday evening led to several road closures along Pacific Highway; roads now reopened.

Photo courtesy of South King Fire and Rescue

Teen who police were searching for after fatal shooting in Federal Way turns himself in

Community rallies to raise money for 14-year-old victim’s funeral expenses.

Federal Way light rail extension gets $100 million federal grant

Project to go through Kent from SeaTac

Pete, with his companion Nina, served as “the foundation” of the zoo’s gorilla program when he first arrived in Seattle in 1969. Photo courtesy of Dennis Dow / Woodland Park Zoo

Prop 1 would fund parks, zoos and open spaces

King County voters could approve the renewal and increase of the levy on the August ballot.

Pete, with his companion Nina, served as “the foundation” of the zoo’s gorilla program when he first arrived in Seattle in 1969. Photo courtesy of Dennis Dow / Woodland Park Zoo
Warning sign for a road closure. File photo

King County examines options to fund roads and bridges

Shortfall is roughly $250 million each year; county may seek tax from unincorporated voters.

Warning sign for a road closure. File photo

Federal Way man arrested in fatal shooting at SeaTac Park

The suspect’s 29-year-old girlfriend was also booked into jail for rendering criminal assistance to the suspect.

Safe City’s 200 cameras — and a lone volunteer — watch over Federal Way

Program launched in 2009 to assist police.

Federal Way resident among 4 earning top employee honors

Annual awards recognize professional excellence at Highline College.

Celebrate 18! provides stepping stone for girls aging out of foster care

Eileen and Callie’s Place to host county-wide birthday party on July 13.

Mayor Jim Ferrell to host Facebook Live Town Hall July 11

Ask the Federal Way mayor a question during the event at noon Thursday, July 11.

Police seek arsonist after 2 fires damage Thomas Jefferson High School gym

Damage from July 1 and July 4 fires estimated to be $50,000 or less, according to Federal Way Public Schools.

North Lake celebrates July 4 with annual parade in Federal Way | Photos

Residents turn out with scooters, bikes, strollers, cars and flatbed trailers adorned in red, white and blue.

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Highline alumna looks to future in bioengineering

Abigail Colmenares was student ambassador for program that serves underrepresented students in STEM fields.

Update: 4 Federal Way families displaced in apartment fire

All occupants of the affected units at Quail Run Apartments made it out safely, says South King Fire PIO.

Annual 5k honors locals who died from mesothelioma | Photos

Event proceeds go to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation to support patients and their families.

DeVry building takes shape for fall opening

Facility will include two libraries, a cafeteria, kitchen, large activity rooms and space for outdoor activities.

Marijuana retailers in Federal Way back on the ballot

Council passes motion putting marijuana retailers back on the ballot for the November election.

Organizers turn in signatures to get Good Cause Eviction protections on ballot

Initiative would prevent landlords in Federal Way from evicting tenants without cause.

Crews put out fire in Federal Way homeless camp

SKFR Crews were able to extinguish the blaze within two hours

14-year-old Federal Way boy shot and killed early Tuesday morning

Shooting may have resulted from the mishandling of a firearm, Federal Way police say