Opinion

Stand off on taxes and cops | Inside Politics

At the mayor-council retreat two weeks ago, there was a brief, but…

 

Aircraft noise and bad driving | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, I plan on building my wife a back…

  • Feb 17th, 2017

 

Ugly discourse, violent protests should not be supported

As a longtime legislator, I am used to criticism. One cannot introduce…

  • Feb 16th, 2017

 

Waste Management, employees deserve thanks

Each and every day, the work of our trash and recycling collectors…

  • Feb 14th, 2017

Could Honda or Jarvis challenge Ferrell? | Inside Politics

Incumbent Mayor Jim Ferrell recently announced he will run for re-election. Ferrell…

Ciara, consent and choice | Sex in the Suburbs

Ciara is making headlines again, discussing the decision she and Seahawks quarterback…

Mirror ad disappointing | Letter

I understand the Federal Way Mirror sees an ad as revenue for…

  • Feb 10th, 2017

Mr. FW’s column about mayor petty | Letter

Really, Mr. Federal Way? Most of the time you’re right on track,…

  • Feb 10th, 2017

Print publications and Valentine’s Day | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, I recently sent my concerns to elected officials…

  • Feb 10th, 2017

Miloscia wrong about protesters

Sen. Miloscia, We are present and past constituents of the 30th Legislative…

  • Feb 8th, 2017

Republican Party unrecognizable

I hardly recognize the Republican Party that I so actively supported in…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

Where was support for Miloscia?

The Jan. 27 issue of the Mirror had comments by Mr. F.W.…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

Media, protesters are wrong, not Miloscia

Well, here we go again, with yet another newspaper, this time the…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

Can’t take my joy away | Diversity Column

I was recently taken aback by the cover of an Esquire magazine…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

Education lead issue for legislature | Inside Politics

Last week I was in Olympia to watch democracy in action in…

Miloscia needs to be quiet

It’s time to rally against Mark Miloscia! Calling citizens unAmerican and unChristian…

  • Feb 6th, 2017

Mirror’s response to Miloscia’s comments out of line

I had to cringe when I read your response regarding Sen. Mark…

  • Feb 6th, 2017

Mirror out to discredit Miloscia

After years of serving his constituents in our community, Mark Miloscia finds…

  • Feb 6th, 2017

Expensive rides and Trump | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, in your column back in October 2015 you…

  • Feb 6th, 2017

Miloscia out of touch

At 78, I don’t do marches, but I was proud to transport…

  • Feb 8th, 2017

Candidates for office in 2017 | Inside Politics

Three seats on the Federal Way City Council will be up for…

Business should have called 911

I wanted to call 911 to report a young man in distress,…

  • Jan 30th, 2017

Policy governance helps district run smoothly

A recent column by Mr. Federal Way pondered why the Federal Way…

  • Jan 30th, 2017

City should consider AirBnBs as possible revenue source

Federal Way AirBnBs could provide another revenue source

  • Jan 30th, 2017

Hiding out at Agit | The Hand That Feeds

“What would you like to drink?” the waiter said, standing at the…

Letters to the Editor: Regarding Sen. Mark Miloscia statements

Miloscia should apologize for statements I was deeply troubled to read Mark…

  • Jan 27th, 2017

Miloscia: ‘UnAmerican’ and ‘unChristian’ | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Sen. Mark Miloscia: ‘UnAmerican’ and ‘unChristian’ | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

  • Jan 27th, 2017

Education funding problem must be fixed

Our legislature in Olympia held off on extending access to a property-tax…

  • Jan 24th, 2017

Religious freedom to discriminate | Sex in the suburbs

Let’s talk about sexuality and faith — and politics. Recently, a federal…

Higher education and Seahawks | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, the city is even closer to bringing some…

  • Jan 23rd, 2017

Future mayors and the Celski appointment | Inside Politics

In my last column, I made a reference that several local residents…

Public should write legislators about school funding

By FWPS Board of Education Special to the Mirror Zip code matters…

  • Jan 18th, 2017

Wilson different than his portrayal in columns

As a 40+-year resident of Federal Way and a member of the…

  • Jan 17th, 2017

Federal Way council missed opportunity with Celski appointment | Letter

The Federal Way City Council, under the direction of Mayor Jim Ferrell,…

  • Jan 16th, 2017

Law makers face an old problem in new session | The Petri Dish

Time is running out on the 2017 Legislature. As of Wednesday, there…

9th murder in 2016 and Celski’s return| Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, were you surprised Bob Celski was chosen to…

  • Jan 13th, 2017

Newsmakers of 2017 | Inside Politics

The year 2017 is a local election year where major community issues…

Federal Way Council needs more diversity

I just finished attending the swearing in ceremony for the Washington State…

  • Jan 13th, 2017

City Council seat and mayoral re-election | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, what do you think about the candidates interviewing…

  • Jan 5th, 2017

Public Official Awards for 2016 | Inside Politics

Each year I try and note special awards for issues and leaders…