Opinion

Mayor Jimmy and the downtown core | Q&A for Mr. Federal Way:

Q: Mr. Federal Way, there has been a lot of talk lately…

  • Sep 8th, 2017

Football and fantasy city government | My Perspective

As a new football season starts, do you ever wonder about the…

Frank Shiers political cartoon

Frank Shiers editorial cartoon for the week of Sept. 8.

  • Sep 7th, 2017

Work to refine grading, reporting system remains a focus for Federal Way Public Schools

Federal Way Public Schools is committed to ensuring our standards-based grading and…

Local legislators impact 2017 session | Inside Politics

The 2017 session of the state Legislature was among the most challenging…

Volleyball desperately needs more coaches like Beamer’s Culliton | Full-Court Press

Kim Culliton thought her question was relatively simple. In reality, it was.…

David Aaron Johnson: Lamenting the need for martyrs | Diversity

I nitially I wanted to write to celebrate and honor the heroism…

Commons Mall will never be downtown | Letter

The Commons at Federal Way is a source of endless discussion. Generally…

  • Sep 1st, 2017

Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center continuing city’s mission | Letter

The Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center continues the city mission…

  • Sep 1st, 2017

I can see just fine — why do I need vision? | Chamber CEO Rebecca Martin

As business-led, economic and civic organizations, chambers of commerce and their members…

School bonds and kneeling football players | Q&A for Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, do you support the school district’s construction bond…

  • Sep 1st, 2017

No place for racism here | Inside Politics

Aug.12, 2017, Charlottesville, Virginia: A white supremacist rally in support of keeping…

Federal Way Public Schools proposed bond a good return on investment

In 1971, Intel released the world’s first microprocessor; the first pocket-sized calculators…

  • Aug 25th, 2017

Federal Way schools need new grading system

As the 2017-2018 school year is about to begin are parents aware…

  • Aug 24th, 2017

Conversation about heroin addiction needs to continue | Letter

I hope the Federal Way City Council’s rejection of safe injection sites…

  • Aug 19th, 2017

Safe injection site debate a political sham | Inside Politics

The Aug. 8 City Council discussion on a resolution opposing a safe…

Vote this upcoming election | Letter

What do Romania, Pakistan and Bulgaria all have in common? They all…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

PAEC line up and fall favorites | Q&A for Mr. Federal Way

Q: What do you think of the Performing Arts and Event Center’s…

  • Aug 18th, 2017

Editorial Cartoon

Frank Shiers editorial cartoon for the week of Aug. 18

  • Aug 17th, 2017

Commons mall has not changed for the better | Letter

We moved to Federal Way almost 20 years ago to get away…

  • Aug 17th, 2017

Rhythm Federal Way | My Perspective

Every month in the calendar year has its own sense of rhythm.…

  • Aug 17th, 2017

Don’t expect Raiders to be another football pushover | Full-Court Press

The look in Scott Morgan’s eyes said everything. He didn’t utter a…

FWPS focused on our big goals to accomplish big things for scholars | Superintendent’s message

Greetings Federal Way Public Schools parents and families, The dedicated team of…

Candidates should prepare for tough questions | Mirror Editorial Board

With Jim Ferrell, Susan Honda, Hoang Tran and Diana Noble-Gulliford advancing to…

  • Aug 12th, 2017

Traffic and staying cool | Q&A for Mr. FW

Q. Mr. Federal Way, what are the best ways and routes in…

  • Aug 11th, 2017

Dolls, diversity and dismantling stereotypes | Sex in the Suburbs

Dear Mattel, Props for staying in the conversation about diversity. I mean,…

Ferrell, Honda, Tran and Noble-Gulliford advance | Inside Politics

With 56 percent of the primary vote total, Federal Way incumbent Jim…

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers

Frank Shiers cartoon for the week of Aug. 4.

  • Aug 9th, 2017

Gator Dome takes new bite out of sports landscape | Full-Court Press

Decatur High School boys soccer coach Brad Plemons literally spoke his words…

Boxing programs don’t belong in schools | Letter

Regarding Jerod Young’s recent column on boxing: I have been a sports…

  • Aug 7th, 2017

Violence prevention committee report should be followed | Letter

May I first congratulate Mayor Ferrell and council members for having the…

  • Aug 7th, 2017

Understanding cultural differences takes skill | Diversity

In the business world, many employers hold job interviews and look to…

  • Aug 7th, 2017

Growth and bad food | Q&A for Mr. FW

Q: I read some place that Federal Way has over 95,000 people…

  • Aug 7th, 2017

Blinks, threats and politics | Inside Politics

A historical legislative process has finally come to an end but not…

My thoughts on Wonder Woman | Sex in the Suburbs

Imagine my sheer pleasure of indulging in a Wonder Woman movie night.…

Edwards will serve city well if elected | Letter

I attended the Mirrors’ candidate forum July 12 and was impressed with…

  • Jul 29th, 2017

McNey departs; Trouble for Ferrell? | Inside Politics

Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell has been thought to be coasting to…

Noble-Gulliford right choice for council | Letter

One summer evening, I took advantage of an opportunity to attend the…

  • Jul 28th, 2017

Ferrell taking city in wrong direction

With all the election candidates making more promises they can’t or don’t…

  • Jul 28th, 2017

Beer, blues and ballots | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, how is the music and craft brewing scene…

  • Jul 27th, 2017