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Casino night benefits Communities in Schools of Federal Way

Communities in Schools of Federal Way is hosting its second annual All In For Kids Casino Night Fundraiser. The event is from 6 to 10… Continue reading

Mayoral candidate Q&A: Jim Ferrell

1. What fundamental infrastructure problems should be corrected in Federal Way to improve quality of life, and how should those be prioritized? First and foremost,… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2017

Mayoral candidate Q&A: Susan Honda

Susan Honda is running for mayor of Federal Way against incumbent Jim Ferrell. 1. What fundamental infrastructure problems should be corrected in Federal Way to… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2017

Federal Way school board approves collective bargaining agreement

Federal Way Public Schools and the Federal Way Education Association reached a tentative agreement on a compensation package for district staff. The Federal Way Public… Continue reading

Average rent in Federal Way up 7.3 percent from last year

Federal Way residents are paying considerably more in rent than in the past. According to the September 2017 Federal Way Rent Report released by Apartment… Continue reading

Witness reports man behaving strangely toward school children | Federal Way Police Blotter

The following is a sample of the Federal Way police blotter: Colors just don’t coordinate: At 2:02 p.m. September 13 in the 30000 block of… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2017

Food donations being collected for Mayor’s Day of Concern

Federal Way residents are invited to fight hunger during the annual Mayor’s Day of Concern for the Hungry, Saturday, Sept. 16. Volunteers will be stationed… Continue reading

9/11 survivor at Federal Way ceremony: ‘Your brain could not accept what your eyes were telling you’

Earl Johnson was on the 51st floor of the World Trade Center’s north tower when the first plane hit. Johnson said everyone knew instantly something… Continue reading

Teen stabbed at Federal Way apartment

Federal Way police report that a 16-year-old male suffered serious injuries after being stabbed by several juvenile males. Officers responded about 2:05 p.m. Sept. 10… Continue reading

Man falls for Apple iTunes scam | Federal Way Police Blotter

Get out of the car: At 3:37 a.m. Sept. 10 in the 600 block of South 312th Street, an officer responded to a physical altercation… Continue reading

Class in session for Campbell and 2017-18 FWPS school year

Federal Way Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Tammy Campbell is going back to school. While Campbell herself will not be a student this year, she will,… Continue reading

Resident cries foul after eggs, clothes stolen | Federal Way police blotter

The following is a sample from the Federal Way police blotter: The peeker: At 7:33 a.m. Sept. 6 in the 1800 block of South 336th… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2017

Federal Way City Council imposes one-year moratorium on new self-storage facilities in city

A dramatic increase in the number of applications and pre-applications for self-storage facilities in the city has prompted the Federal Way City Council to put… Continue reading

King County shooting puts victim in intensive care

The King County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting Tuesday afternoon just outside Federal Way city limits. About 3:35 p.m. Sept. 5, a 28-year-old male… Continue reading

Police investigate disturbing call from hotel | Federal Way Police Blotter

The following is a sample from the Federal Way police log: Ex-husband isn’t moving on: At 12:15 p.m. Sept. 4 in the 2000 block of… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2017

Highline’s Puente Program aims to build bridge for disadvantaged students

Maria Toloza-Meza has waited for this opportunity for a long time. When the Federal Way resident was going through the education system, she needed someone… Continue reading

Meers Homestead to become history in a new form

Federal Way’s plan for the West Hylebos Basin is taking another step forward. In December of 2015, the city purchased the Larson-Justice property, a two-acre… Continue reading

Tacoma City Ballet brings tradition, economic clout to Federal Way

The arts can be a critical economic driver for communities like Federal Way, which just opened a new Performing Arts and Event Center. According to… Continue reading

Local music takes stage in Federal Way arts center’s inaugural season

The Performing Arts and Event Center has partnered with several Federal Way music makers for multiple shows in the 2017-2018 season. - Leading the pack… Continue reading

Sound Transit hosting open houses on Federal Way Link Extension project

Sound Transit is entering its next phase of the Federal Way Link Extension project, with construction starting in 2019. In this phase, Sound Transit is… Continue reading