Opinion

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Wilson different than his portrayal in columns

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

  • Jan 17th, 2017

 

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Public should write legislators about school funding

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

  • Jan 18th, 2017

 

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Federal Way council missed opportunity with Celski appointment | Letter

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

  • Jan 16th, 2017

 

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

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

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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
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Newsmakers of 2017 | Inside Politics

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

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Federal Way Council needs more diversity

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

  • Jan 13th, 2017
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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
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Public Official Awards for 2016 | Inside Politics

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

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State politics predictable in 2016 | The Petri Dish

This wasn’t a very good year for many of the nation’s venerable…

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Federal Way business owner steamed over new license fees

Happy New Year — oh, have another lump of coal! As a…

  • Jan 3rd, 2017
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Federal Way moratorium ploy goes horribly wrong | Inside Politics

The plan seemed simple enough; after all, Industrial Realty Group had opened…

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Looking back on 2016 and ahead to 2017 | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, you had several New Year’s resolutions last year.…

  • Jan 3rd, 2017
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2016 political humor | Inside Politics

Every year politicians and community leaders make comments worth sharing, and 2016…

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IRG should do better by Federal Way | Letter

IRG seems determined to turn a South King County gem, the former…

  • Dec 22nd, 2016
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Heat you can eat | The Hand That Feeds

Feel it creeping in through your shoelace brads, slithering up the sleeves…

  • Dec 22nd, 2016
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Weyerhaeuser and cold weather | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, what do you think should be done with…

  • Dec 22nd, 2016
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New editor and fried fish project | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, about a year ago, you listed several demands…

  • Dec 16th, 2016
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Making a homecoming | Editor’s Note

My love of journalism, or at least my fascination with it, began…

  • Dec 16th, 2016
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The person who could defeat Ferrell | Inside Politics

In a column a few months ago, I opined that despite several…

  • Dec 16th, 2016
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City officials need to use common sense with funding

It is not very often I have to agree with a liberal,…

  • Dec 16th, 2016
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Federal Way Mirror issue well done

I like reading the Mirror. It keeps me up-to-date on local news.…

  • Dec 16th, 2016
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Twin Lakes residents urged to comment

The current refusal of the Twin Lakes Home Owners Association Board to…

  • Dec 16th, 2016
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Legacy should be important to Federal Way | Letter

Most of us in general use the word legacy for something handed…

  • Dec 13th, 2016
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Bad drivers and Pac Highway traffic | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, recently I’ve seen a lot of drivers around…

  • Dec 12th, 2016
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A community involved | Letter

Last week, my Alderbrook neighbors and I cleaned up the somewhat neglected…

  • Dec 12th, 2016
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Twin Lakes Homeowners Association work continues | Letter

In August 2016, the Twin Lakes Home Owner’s Association Board sanctioned the…

  • Dec 12th, 2016
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Is tax increase for cops necessary? | Inside Politics

Prior to passing Mayor Jim Ferrell’s 2017-18 proposed budget, the City Council…

  • Dec 12th, 2016
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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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Thank you, Mirror | Letter

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

  • Dec 2nd, 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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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.…

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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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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