Councilwoman Susan Honda appointed as Federal Way’s deputy mayor

Honda received four votes in favor, 3 opposed.

Minor assaulted in Federal Way apartment robbery

Two of the suspects were identified by first name.

  • Jan 4, 2018

Mirror’s most viewed web stories of 2017

Crime articles topped the most read list for the year.

New Hope Christian Fellowship to provide temporary shelter for homeless families

Church hopes to have building ready by mid-January.

Suspects assault, tie up female while burglarizing Federal Way residence

Federal Way Police also respond to reports of robberies at gunpoint

  • Jan 2, 2018

School bond, PAEC opening among Federal Way’s top 5 stories of 2017

Bond passage means better facilities in school district, city hopes PAEC spurs economic development.

Federal Way elects new council members, positive strides made in areas in 2017

January • City, Federal Way Public Schools, Highline College and University of Washington-Tacoma officials signed a memorandum of understanding to work collaboratively toward bringing higher… Continue reading

Sound Transit looking at expanding paid parking permits to solo drivers

Riders could pay for spots at Federal Way Transit Center.

Young boy removed from home after burns found

Police also arrest man at storage facility after foot chase.

  • Dec 28, 2017

Federal Way Municipal Court closing early Friday

Court will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 2.

69-year-old woman dies in Federal Way condo fire

SKFR determining cause of blaze that damaged eight units.

Grant will help city of Federal Way promote trails, walking

Parks department recently received a $10,000 Get Active, Stay Active grant.

Federal Way Coalition Against Trafficking hosting community forum Jan. 10

The topic of the event will be “Put Human Trafficking Out of Businesses.”

Macy’s employee steals cash from register

The following is a sample of the Federal Way police blotter: Long-distance crime report: At 6 p.m. Dec. 25, a person away on a cruise… Continue reading

  • Dec 26, 2017

Village Green Retirement Campus in Federal Way to add memory care facility

The 64-bed building will care for people with Alzheimer’s and other memory-realted impairments.

Caller identifies suspect in children groping incidents as Federal Way transient

The following is a sample of the Federal Way police blotter: Groper spotted: At 11:27 p.m. Dec. 20 a witness called to report she recognized… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2017

16-bed mental health evaluation and treatment center opens in Federal Way

The new facility is one of eight in the county to serve involuntarily committed patients.

Suspect steals car with cop inside

The following is a sample from the Federal Way Police crime blotter: Gun shots reported: At 11:52 p.m. Dec. 17 in the 400 block of… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2017

Police seize gold bars, guns during search in multi-county marijuana grow-op bust

Police searched 10 King County locations during investigation; 60 arrested so far.

Jeanne Burbidge, city’s longest serving council member, ends 20-year career

Burbidge was Federal Way’s mayor and deputy mayor during two decades of service