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Board members of All Home stand behind King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan during a May 3 press conference at the Salvation Army William Booth Center. Photo by Josh Kelety

King County and Seattle agree to restructure regional homelessness programs

The move comes after calls for change from advocates within the system.

Board members of All Home stand behind King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan during a May 3 press conference at the Salvation Army William Booth Center. Photo by Josh Kelety

The show will go on for Centerstage

Theater group announces 2018-19 schedule despite uncertainty with operation of Knutzen Family Theatre

Photo by Ben Kerckx/Pixabay

King County task force to explore solutions to ‘recycling crisis’

With tighter regulations affecting the flow of recyclables in the U.S., officials look for new avenues for the region’s paper waste.

Photo by Ben Kerckx/Pixabay

Jury duty scammer calls Federal Way woman

Fraudulent phone call: On April 27, a resident in the 33000 block of 8th Avenue South contacted police to report suspicious activity via a phone… Continue reading

Making a difference

Communities In Schools Federal Way has impact on local students

Secretary of State pushes for pre-paid postage for ballots

Kim Wyman is asking Gov. Jay Inslee for the authority to reimburse counties for postal costs.

Transit-oriented development near the Othello Station in Southeast Seattle. Photo by SounderBruce/Wikipedia Commons

Sound Transit plans to facilitate affordable housing near light rail stations

The agency is setting aside land in hopes of making transit more equitable.

Transit-oriented development near the Othello Station in Southeast Seattle. Photo by SounderBruce/Wikipedia Commons

County honors Mike Park for service to Federal Way and Korean-Americans

Park became the state’s first Korean-American mayor in 2000.

Federal Way man pleads guilty to fraud, identity theft charges

Offenses stem from credit card fraud scheme in Connecticut

Five members of violent street gang face conspiracy to commit murder charges

Retaliation was connected to April 2017 murder in Federal Way

Utility tax referendum effort falls short

Lakenhaven files suit against the city challenging the tax

Cargo transportation was among the various regional industries driving wage and employment growth in King County. Photo via PxHere

King County employment numbers continue to rise

New statistics show a decrease in unemployment and higher average pay, but the growth may start to slow.

Cargo transportation was among the various regional industries driving wage and employment growth in King County. Photo via PxHere

Federal Way blogger takes a stand against panhandling

Federal Way resident hopes to raise awareness about begging with Saturday’s event

Governor approves city of Federal Way’s application for Opportunity Zone

Status allows for tax breaks to encourage development, job creation

All Home board members meet in Seattle on April 23 to talk about its structure. Photo by Josh Kelety

The never-ending search for an effective King County homeless plan

While All Home attempts to address the issue, the group’s lack of actual power results in little change.

All Home board members meet in Seattle on April 23 to talk about its structure. Photo by Josh Kelety

Marijuana grower escapes FW house fire

Recent sample from the Federal Way police log.

  • Apr 26, 2018

Multiple organizations partner with WSP to bring resources to Federal Way rest area

Help will be available to those in need from 8-10 p.m. April 27

Man threatens to shoot up Federal Way bank

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log: Threats to bank: At 12:21 p.m. April 21, a male customer came into Bank of… Continue reading

Volunteers beautify Celebration Park

Clean-up efforts were a part of 13th annual Parks Appreciation Day

A Canadian safe consumption site in Lethbridge. Photo supplied by ARCHES in Lethbridge

County plans for second safe drug site on hold

Following intense resistance to the proposal from the suburbs, county officials are taking a wait-and-see approach.

A Canadian safe consumption site in Lethbridge. Photo supplied by ARCHES in Lethbridge