Opinion

Elections: What compass will Federal Way follow?

Here are some random observations on the candidates.

 

Why did Magruder donate large sum to white supremacist?

‘Sometimes … you take a chance on something and find out it maybe wasn’t the best move.’

 

Impeachment likely, removal not: President Pelosi?

Democratics are likely to impeach Trump, but Republicans are unlikely to convict him at trial.

 

Embracing arts can recharge the city

Support for local arts organizations should be community’s core value.

Chamber CEO out first for Legislature, more to follow

While most of the discussion is pure speculation, there are also several names for the seat floating around in community coffee shops.

Two contested Federal Way School Board races

In the headline race, Phillips will be challenged by Tenya Magruder to represent District 3.

Change coming to South King Fire and Rescue is unlikely

The public will always wonder what the department could have become with a more transparent and inclusive approach.

Another business leaves town

‘After six years, it is clear Ferrell’s strategy of criminalizing homelessness is not working.’

Things public officials do and say

Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell is known to match Trump for his hyperbole, but even for him this was out there.

Either/or: The dangers of binary thinking

It’s past time to recognize that there are more than two genders — there are multiple cultures where more than two genders are the norm.

Libraries are welcoming spaces for everyone

This year, Welcoming Week is Sept.13-22 and KCLS will offer a variety of programs that affirm one’s sense of belonging.

  • Sep 7, 2019

Changing our behavior to buy local first

Keeping 68 cents of every dollar you spend local has a positive impact on our community.

Federal Way student enjoys rewarding Waste Management internship

This internship has taken me back to places such as Steele Lake Park that I enjoyed as a child.

Mirror gearing up for election coverage

Your questions will help guide Mirror staff in our election coverage as we seek to find the answers to issues most important to you.

Upsets could be brewing for November

Watch for potential upsets in two Federal Way City Council seats.

Federal Way must not be divided

Federal Way’s Diversity Commission reminded us of a sacred obligation bigger than current politics.

Welcome back to school

Exciting news for the 2019-20 school year.

  • Aug 19, 2019

Congress can’t leave community health centers and patients behind

Community Health Centers are the backbone of access to health care for low-income and vulnerable communities.

  • Aug 19, 2019

Primary election: More behind the scenes

Both council races in the primary were overshadowed by Edwards’s allegations of bribery against Honda.

Homeless, desperate and frightening in Federal Way

If the homeless all registered to vote, would that get Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell’s attention?