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Federal Way City Council considers Transportation Benefit District, car tab fees

Residents spoke out against a potential car tab fee during a Federal…

Federal Way remains competitive with business license fee increase

As businesses in Federal Way prepared for the new year, some may…

Federal Way’s Pellicciotti files sex abuse, trafficking bill

Mike Pellicciotti, D-Federal Way, was sworn in on Monday as a state…

  • Jan 16th, 2017

Federal Way school district facilities a concern moving forward

While Federal Way Public Schools has made strides in implementing a strategic…

Federal Way announces Homeless Mothers and Children Initiative

To help address part of the homeless situation in Federal Way, city…

  • Jan 13th, 2017

Drunk suspect arrested on felony warrant | Federal Way Police Blotter

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

  • Jan 13th, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Day speakers reflect on how this year’s celebration differs from past

Black Lives Matter protests, a proposed ban on Muslims in the United…

Federal Way suspicious death now homicide, victim identified

Federal Way police are treating Wednesday’s suspicious death as a homicide after…

City, schools sign agreement to bring higher ed to Federal Way

Federal Way is one step closer to having a higher education facility…

Federal Way police investigating suspicious death

Federal Way police are investigating a suspicious death that occurred Wednesday morning.…

  • Jan 11th, 2017

Federal Way woman injured in car accident Wednesday morning

A Federal Way woman is among two injured and one deceased in…

Bob Celski to rejoin Federal Way City Council after majority vote

After interviews with nine applicants, the Federal Way City Council voted 4-2…

Community invited to ‘Cruelty to Compassion Ending Exploitation’ forum

The Federal Way Coalition Against Trafficking and CHI Franciscan Health, in partnership…

  • Jan 10th, 2017

Federal Way schools start two hours late; Federal Way High School closed

Due to weather, Federal Way Public Schools is operating on a two-hour…

  • Jan 10th, 2017

Federal Way gas leak causes road closure on Pacific Highway South

Update: South King Fire and Rescue reported the gas leak was stopped…

Federal Way Police assist in chase

At 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 30, Federal Way police officers assisted the…

  • Jan 9th, 2017

Moore announces re-election bid for Federal Way City Council

Federal Way City Councilman Martin Moore announced his bid for re-election to…

  • Jan 6th, 2017

Federal Way outlines legislative priorities for 2017

With an $8 billion tax increase proposal by Gov. Jay Inslee, Federal…

MLK celebration also to recognize late Rep. Roger Freeman

This January marks the celebration of what would have been Dr. Martin…

  • Jan 5th, 2017

Trespassing man found with methamphetamine | Federal Way Police Blotter

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

  • Jan 5th, 2017

Federal Way closer to paying off Performing Arts and Event Center

The city is closer to raising all the funds needed to pay…

Officials identify 21-year-old man murdered in Federal Way | Update

Federal Way police are searching for the suspect who shot and killed…

Ross brings management skills, love of history to Federal Way Historical Society

Before he started volunteering for the Historical Society of Federal Way, Board…

Federal Way kept busy in 2017

Here is a sample of other news stories from 2016 January: Federal…

  • Jan 3rd, 2017

Mumps cases in Federal Way increases to 4

A mumps outbreak continues to take its toll in King County this…

Federal Way boy dies in crash near Lake Crescent

Courtesy Paul Gottlieb, Peninsula Daily News A 5-year-old boy died New Year’s…

  • Jan 3rd, 2017

Public Health closes Federal Way Church’s Chicken

King County Public Health food inspectors closed the Federal Way Church’s Chicken…

  • Jan 3rd, 2017

Federal Way police officer hits pedestrian walking in crosswalk, state patrol investigating

A Federal Way police officer in a patrol vehicle hit a man…

  • Jan 3rd, 2017

Officers bust man with items in his pants | Federal Way Police Blotter

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

  • Jan 3rd, 2017

Weyerhaeuser property, murders dominate Federal Way headlines in 2016

While Federal Way had a busy 2016, the sale of the former…

Two suffer minor injuries in recent Federal Way shootings

Two injured in recent shootings From staff reports Two men were injured…

Fire board meeting with elected officials in Federal Way

The South King Fire & Rescue Board of Commissioners will host a…

  • Dec 29th, 2016

Weidenfeld brings extensive law experience to Federal Way senior policy adviser position

Accessible, approachable, open-minded, eager to help and will “do what’s best.” That…

Federal Way’s Multi-Service Center helps those in need this holiday season

While many people are preoccupied with last-minute Christmas shopping this week, a…

Federal Way officers bust car thieves | Police blotter

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

  • Dec 22nd, 2016

Federal Way city officials open bids for Performing Arts and Event Center’s orchestra shell

Federal Way city officials have authorized a request for bids on the…

Federal Way man with ‘biggest passion for Christmas’ lights up season with LEDs

Gleaming at the end of a cul-de-sac, Danny Quintero’s thousands of Christmas…

Pellicciotti, Reeves land leadership roles in House

Newly-elected state House of Representative members Mike Pellicciotti and Kristine Reeves, both…

  • Dec 21st, 2016

Federal Way Cares for Kids helps families during holiday season | Photos

Federal Way Cares for Kids helped make the holidays a little brighter…

  • Dec 21st, 2016

No one injured in Federal Way house fire caused by cigarette

Firefighters responded to a house fire in the 2600 block of 40th…