Opinion

Beer, blues and ballots | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, how is the music and craft brewing scene…

  • Jul 27th, 2017

 

Where oh where have all the boxers gone | Full-Court Press

The current state of boxing is on the ropes. There’s no question…

 

Honda cares about people

Susan Honda cares about Federal Way. When I was struggling to keep…

  • Jul 23rd, 2017

 

City should provide lake residents answers regarding algae

The Lake Jeane lakeside residents in Twin Lakes requested in March 2016…

  • Jul 22nd, 2017

Mayor/council debate lively | Inside Politics

There was a big turnout last week at the Mirror political forum…

Ferrell, McNey acted appropriately following incident

Although we do not know all of the story, I applaud both…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Don’t get caught up in hype | Letter

Newspapers love a crisis. Reporting a crisis sells papers. All of the…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Important choices and diversity in town | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, were you at the mayoral candidate forum that…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Mirror endorses candidates in primary races

Members of the Mirror’s editorial board have issued the following recommendations for…

  • Jul 20th, 2017

Wine and fire | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, what do you think about the new winery…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Mid-year political humor | Inside Politics

Politicians are just like the rest of us; sometimes they say and…

Diversity in Federal Way should be celebrated | Letter

My wife and I went for a ride Saturday evening and ended…

  • Jul 16th, 2017

Email to city leads to fixed street problem | Letter

I finally got tired of hitting a hole in one of our…

  • Jul 15th, 2017

City needs plan for affordable housing, youth | Letter

Finally, someone with thoughts and a real plan in last week’s Mirror:…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Airport noise should be greater priority for politicians

A town hall regarding airport noise was held at the Federal Way…

  • Jul 14th, 2017

Federal Way Mirror reporter says goodbye

As the afternoon lull creeps in, I find myself staring at a…

Noble-Gulliford right choice for council | Letter

Carolyn and I would like to help Diana Noble-Gulliford to go back…

  • Jul 11th, 2017

Noble-Gulliford will bring reality, reason to council | Letter

If you are like most people, you are probably thinking about vacationing…

  • Jul 11th, 2017

Rowe leading Federal Way to potential pot of gold | Full-Court Press

Even professional athletes have unfulfilled dreams. Kelyn Rowe, former Federal Way High…

Candidate forum projections and fidget spinners | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, the Mirror’s annual candidate forum for the August…

  • Jul 10th, 2017

Diversity in education | Diversity

Parker Palmer reminds us that “Good teaching cannot be reduced to technique;…

  • Jul 7th, 2017

Tran, Edwards round out position 4 | Inside Politics

There are four candidates running for position 4, the open seat on…

Teen pregnancy, homelessness and whose business is it anyway? | Sex in the Suburbs

Dear Mr. Federal Way, We are failing the children in our community…

A foodie’s paradise and the little things | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, I recently moved to the city from east…

  • Jul 3rd, 2017

Legislators failing in their ‘paramount duty’ | Letter

I’m getting to believe no one in our community knows about the…

  • Jul 3rd, 2017

South King leaders must unite to oppose airport expansion | Letter

South King County has been used as a “dumping ground” in terms…

  • Jul 3rd, 2017

Cheers & Jeers: Graduates and Candidates

Cheers to the class of 2017 graduates. You represent new hope and…

  • Jul 3rd, 2017

Vacant council position draws 4 | Inside Politics

The retirement of long-time City Council member Jeanne Burbidge has opened the…

Dr. Jekyll and Señor Taco | The Hand That Feeds

Growing up in Southern California, winter was just a word you put…

Third mayoral candidate: Mark Greene | Inside Politics

Mark Greene is either incredibly persistent or just plain stubborn. After running…

Hotels and PAEC performances | Q&A with Mrs. Federal Way

Q: Mrs. Federal Way, what do you think about plans to build…

  • Jun 22nd, 2017

Legislators need to compromise on education funding | Letter

Both the House and the Senate are controlled by the Democrats, and…

  • Jun 21st, 2017

Want to solve aircraft problem? Get involved | Editorial

SeaTac Airport is busier than ever, which is good for the economy…

  • Jun 20th, 2017

Ferrell has served city well

As a longtime resident of Federal Way, I have been reading your…

  • Jun 17th, 2017

Top things high school grads should think about | Sex in the Suburbs

Dear high school grads, I know you’re inundated with advice right now,…

Where she’s been and Mr. FW | Q&A with Mrs. Federal Way

Disclaimer: Mr. Federal Way is taking a much-needed vacation this week after,…

  • Jun 16th, 2017

Quixote Honda in uphill battle? | Inside Politics

Elections are always about the incumbent, and in this year’s mayoral race…

Flight patterns should be directed away from homes

In answer to a letter about the column on airplane noise being…

  • Jun 15th, 2017

Planning my future with Smarter Balanced assessments

Some students know their plan after high school, and some are still…

Ferrell looks to avoid history repeat | Inside Politics

Jim Ferrell wants another term as mayor, but even after four years…