Opinion

Stiffer penalties needed for littering in Federal Way

What is with the trash alongside our roads lately? I have lived…

  • Mar 13th, 2017

Alcott made us better | Inside Politics

The Mirror is what its name says: a reflection of the community…

Farewell, Federal Way | Publisher’s Note

After 3,322 days, my tenure as the publisher of the Mirror comes…

Building future-ready scholars through high-quality education

When the Federal Way Public Schools Board of Directors selected me as…

  • Mar 7th, 2017

School district should keep class novel study in Language Arts

Unbelievably, Federal Way Public Schools seems poised to ban the long-standing tradition…

  • Mar 7th, 2017

Diversity and the Oscars | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, I keep hearing Federal Way is the most…

  • Mar 7th, 2017

Genesis | Diversity Column

When I began college two decades ago, I wanted to be a…

  • Mar 7th, 2017

Mr. FW unfairly attacked Miloscia

I am in agreement with other readers that the individual behind the…

  • Mar 6th, 2017

Time for a name change for Federal Way

Like the Federal Way City Council, I am also interested in rebranding…

  • Mar 6th, 2017

Education suffering because of Olympia’s lack of action

I just wanted to make sure there is an appropriate level of…

  • Mar 6th, 2017

Tiny houses: What if? | Inside Politics

What if, three years ago, we had taken the problem of homelessness…

Is every human life sacred to Miloscia? | Letter to the editor

I agree with Sen. Mark Miloscia that opiod drug abuse is a…

  • Feb 28th, 2017

Miloscia an outstanding senator

Mark Miloscia is an outstanding senator representing our 30th Legislative District. I…

  • Feb 28th, 2017

Miloscia deserves better treatment | Letter to the editor

Sen. Mark Miloscia’s article in last week’s Mirror described what he is…

  • Feb 28th, 2017

Honda’s arguments for being mayor unimpressive | Letter

I just read Susan Honda’s announcement that she now wants to be…

  • Feb 28th, 2017

City’s branding project too spendy | Letter to the editor

On Feb. 21, I attended our City Council meeting. I was shocked…

  • Feb 28th, 2017

Miloscia has courage | Letter to the editor

Taking a stand is sometimes a lonely place if you touch a…

  • Feb 28th, 2017

Chef Suyma cutting salmon | The Hand That Feeds

I leaned up against the sushi bar at Koharu, watching Chef Suyma’s…

Honda presents alternative to Ferrell | Inside Politics

Councilwoman Susan Honda responded to community speculation last week when she announced…

Susan Honda and diversity | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, Susan Honda just announced she’ll take on Mayor…

  • Feb 27th, 2017

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…

Mr. FW’s column about mayor petty | Letter

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

  • Feb 10th, 2017

Mirror ad disappointing | Letter

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

  • 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 out of touch

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

  • Feb 8th, 2017

Miloscia wrong about protesters

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

  • Feb 8th, 2017

Where was support for Miloscia?

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

  • Feb 7th, 2017

Republican Party unrecognizable

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

  • Feb 7th, 2017

Media, protesters are wrong, not Miloscia

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

  • Feb 7th, 2017

Education lead issue for legislature | Inside Politics

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

Can’t take my joy away | Diversity Column

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

  • Feb 7th, 2017

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