Opinion

No home for the homeless? | Inside Politics

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of the year for those of us with homes, fireplaces, food and a bed to sleep in. Not everyone is… Continue reading

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon for Thanksgiving… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2017

The intersection of HIV stigma and hope | Sex in the Suburbs

Stigma kills. Hidden in attitudes, in what is not said aloud, in exclusion and revulsion, stigma thrives in silence. And it is alive and way… Continue reading

Cheers to the school bond, jeers to holiday consumerism | Federal Way Mirror Editorial Board

Cheers to Federal Way voters for approving the landmark bond measure that will rebuild eight aging schools. Residents are making a critical investment in their… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2017

The Commons mall not good for a downtown

There will never be a “Downtown Federal Way” because when Mary Gates was on the Federal Way City Council, she decided that “SeaTac Mall” wasn’t… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

Editorial Cartoon by Frank Shiers

Editorial cartoon by Frank Shiers for Nov. 17… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

Changes in store for Federal Way after election | Inside Politics

Federal Way voters sent a clear message that a new level of progress has arrived.

Mirror launches Best of Federal Way contest and new website | Publisher’s Note

I am excited to announce that voting is officially under way for the Mirror’s Best of Federal Way awards. Now in its 20th year, this… Continue reading

Incoming Federal Way councilman is ready to serve community

Over six months ago when I decided to run for Federal Way City Council, I did so with the knowledge that the journey ahead was… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2017

Root causes of opioid addiction need to be addressed | Letter

Opioid addiction: President Trump just declared Opioid addiction a national crisis. Yes, without a doubt. Trump’s goal, plan and funding are questionable. Putting that aside,… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

Federal Way is diamond in the rough | Letter

I am Federal Way Mistaken and forsaken Birthplace of trouble Homes of games and gangs They say I am rough for they have seen the… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2017

Recent events in Federal Way disturbing | Letter

During World War II, I spent 195 days in combat in Europe. Sexual harassment at a church. A young woman’s body is found at the… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2017

Visioning | My Perspective

No disrespect to the people who helped build and grow Federal Way into the city it is today, but it is important to begin challenging… Continue reading

Resident questions and answers | Inside Politics

Sometimes I get questions and comments from residents on the columns I write. Under the assumption that others might have the same question, I will… Continue reading

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon by Frank Shiers for Nov. 10… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

City ordinance would help resolve Twin Lakes algae issue

The city of Federal Way’s Lake Jeane report has been rendered by the mayor’s staff, a written critique has been submitted and a six-page rebuttal… Continue reading

Federal Way ‘downtown’ a failure | Letter

Federal Way Mirror Police Blotter: “Drug deal gone bad: At 3:01 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Commons Mall, police responded to a shooting near the… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2017

Johnson deserves a chance to serve on Federal Way City Council

I recently had a chance to meet Federal Way City Council candidate Jesse Johnson at the annual “Life After High School” event at Federal Way… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2017

#MeToo | Sex in the Suburbs

#MeToo. With the current climate in our country being one where awareness about sexual harassment is virtually exploding all around us, I thought it might… Continue reading

Moore has proven record in Federal Way

When I decide who I’m voting for, I look at the facts and at the values of that person to help me make informed decisions… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2017