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Pac-12 Championship | Cartoon

Cartoon for the week of Dec. 2.

  • Dec 6th, 2016

 

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Showing up | Guest Column

I was not even two months old when my father left my…

  • Dec 5th, 2016

 

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Why I voted for Trump | Letter

Let me introduce myself: I am a 66-year-old white woman who voted…

  • Dec 5th, 2016

 

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Tree lighting and the Sonics | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, I saw an announcement in the Mirror that…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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Thank you, Mirror | Letter

I want to thank the Federal Way Mirror for upholding the best…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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Fairness and transparency count in government | Inside Politics

For several months, questions surrounding the relationship of the developers of the…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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Things I’ve learned on my way to (almost) 50 | Publisher’s Note

Full disclosure, I am not yet 50, at least in relative terms…

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Not satisfied with District 30 election results | Letter

The voters of the 30th Legislative District have spoken but, unfortunately, the…

  • Nov 29th, 2016
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City should enforce illegal fireworks rule | Letter

If using fireworks or explosives in the city of Federal Way is…

  • Nov 28th, 2016
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Hot, Salty Yes at Mi Chalateca | The Hand That Feeds

There is a man screaming “goooooal” on the television, which is accurate.…

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Federal Way does not need a chief of staff | Letter

Now that Brian Wilson has resigned, it is time to reassess why…

  • Nov 25th, 2016
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Finding the political will to end poverty | Inside Politics

This week we celebrate another Thanksgiving with turkey, potatoes, pumpkin pie and…

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Lawyers and websites | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, the Mirror’s new website looks a lot better,…

  • Nov 29th, 2016
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Support our homeless brothers and sisters | Letter

Hardly a day passes when we don’t hear about another issue regarding…

  • Nov 22nd, 2016
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The Mirror Editorial Board is thankful for… | Editorial

As the holiday season approaches, the Editorial Board took time to pause…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016
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Columnist right about city image | Letter

Bob Roegner’s Nov. 11 column does an excellent job of capturing the…

  • Nov 21st, 2016
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Mirror accepting applications for Editorial Board | Publisher’s Note

In March 2011, the Mirror formed its Editorial Board with the purpose…

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Elections and Turduckens | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, did you have an opportunity to visit with…

  • Nov 19th, 2016
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Big Upset, Washington Normal | Inside Politics

A few weeks ago Donald Trump said “the election is rigged.” He…

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Serving at Highline College | Guest Column

Each time I am asked to speak to our students at Highline…

  • Nov 16th, 2016
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Chief of staff responds columnist Bob Roegner | Letter

I would like to respond to Mr. Roegner’s column which was published…

  • Nov 15th, 2016
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President Trump and Movember | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, are you surprised Donald Trump will be president?…

  • Nov 15th, 2016
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Mi Bella Honduras and cursing your napkin | The Hand That Feeds

There are no true cooking wunderkinds. No one wanders into a kitchen…

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Cultural diversity – it begins with us | Guest Column

A co-worker of mine recently took his family to Hawaii for a…

  • Nov 15th, 2016
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Letter sent around Washington | Letter

There exists an incredible opportunity to place a regional hospital and care…

  • Nov 15th, 2016
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School district should have invited public to see new high school | Letter

This Federal Way resident since 1972 was a bit flummoxed when some…

  • Nov 14th, 2016
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Nov. 11, 2016 | Cartoon

By Frank Shiers, Jr.

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No forgery, but way too cozy | Inside Politics

Two separate complaints were recently filed against Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell’s…

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Mirror accepting applications for Editorial Board | Publisher’s Note

In March 2011, the Mirror formed its Editorial Board with the purpose…

  • Nov 9th, 2016
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Election hangover | Sex in the Suburbs

Just a few more days of this volatile and vitriolic election season,…

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Halloween and Titan trouble | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, WalletHub did a posting on Halloween spending and…

  • Nov 7th, 2016
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2016 General Election predictions | Inside Politics

Each year I talk to political experts, chat with regular people, and…

  • Nov 4th, 2016
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Maloney resignation creates Council opportunity | Inside Politics

Her announcement didn’t come as a big surprise, but the timing did

  • Nov 3rd, 2016
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Changes, changes | Publisher’s Note

Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher, is quoted as saying that “the only constant…

  • Nov 1st, 2016
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Gyros House: Where special lives | The Hand That Feeds

There are some doors that just draw us through them — counters that pull us to them with a magnetism you feel in the pit of you.

  • Oct 25th, 2016
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Gyros House: Where special lives | The Hand That Feeds

There are some doors that just draw us through them — counters that pull us to them

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Stormageddon ‘16 and technical schools | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, did you stay safe during last weekend's nasty storms?

  • Oct 24th, 2016
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Stormageddon ‘16 and technical schools | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

A: Mr. Federal Way did manage, somehow, to keep his person and property safe from Stormageddon ‘16

  • Oct 31st, 2016
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Mirror got D-30 endorsements right | Letter

The Mirror got it right with their endorsements of Mike Pellicciotti and…

  • Oct 21st, 2016
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Kochmar an effective, longtime leader | Letter

I am writing in support of our state Representative Linda Kochmar. Linda…

  • Oct 21st, 2016
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