Opinion

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President, governor or retirement — only Inslee knows his plan

What we do know is that he’s off to Iowa in June to deliver the keynote address at a party fundraiser.

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From Federal Way to Africa: Universal fears about sexuality

I recently had the privilege of being invited to visit a country in Africa to lead a comprehensive and inclusive sexuality training. The local leaders… Continue reading

Reverend vs. Republicans

Republican Paul Ryan removed Roman Catholic priest from office! Rev. Patrick Conroy, who is a graduate of Snohomish High, earned a master’s of philosophy degree… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2018

The PAEC is not a field of dreams yet

To begin, this is not a negative criticism of the mayor, the Federal Way City Council or any city employees. It is simply my thoughts… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2018

I-5, SR 18 need more attention

Watching the childish and selfish argument about the proposed exits at South 312th Street and South 324th Street is completely ignoring the true gorilla in… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2018

Roegner: All eyes are on District 30 Senate race

It’s filing week and time to get serious about legislative elections. Who wins this fall will be determined by who bothers to vote. In an… Continue reading

Roegner gets it right

My associates and I personally feel Bob Roegner’s column is right on target regarding the unbelievable proceedings going on within our City Hall. It would… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2018

New approaches needed to fight super wildfires | Don Brunell

With western wildfires growing in size and destroying more homes, farms and businesses, there is a need for new tools and approaches. The infernos are… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2018

Thank you utility tax volunteers

I would like to personally thank each and every volunteer for collecting signatures for the utility tax referendum. Even if we did not obtain our… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2018

Roegner: Fear not, open homeless meetings

The national homeless crisis has been on Federal Way’s doorstep for at least four years. But there does not appear to be consensus in the… Continue reading

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                                Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald

Eyman says he will spend $500K of his own money on initiative

The conservative activist’s self-financing claim points to a lack of deep-pocketed donors.

Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald
                                Photo by Michael O’Leary/Everett Herald

Do we need a new city treasurer?

A story in the Federal Way Mirror on April 20 stated that the city of Federal Way has a $850,000 budget shortfall. The Federal Way… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2018

Livingston: King County faces crossroads for waste disposal

County is dealing with the expected closure of its Cedar Hills Regional Landfill in 10 to 12 years.

Problems with the homeless in Federal Way

Thank you, Matthew Jarvis, for your letter (April 27), which expresses the truth far more eloquently than I would. Finally, I don’t feel so alone… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2018

Roegner: Questions from Mirror readers

Q. Why did you say that more police are not always the right answer? A. Because crime is down 10 percent from last year and… Continue reading

Thank you Federal Way

Thank you Federal Way for the Performing Arts and Event Center (PAEC). We never had a vote, but instead had a magnificent Blue Ribbon Panel… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2018

Publisher’s note: Help choose the Mirror’s 2018 Athletes of the Year

The Federal Way Mirror is proud to recognize the city’s top student athletes in our first Athlete of the Year contest. Athletic directors from Federal… Continue reading

Bad timing on pay raises in Federal Way

I am appalled by the timing of the pay raises for our mayor and city council.

  • Apr 30, 2018

Amy Johnson: Dear survivors of sexual assault in Federal Way

Dear Survivors, I believe you. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and I want you to know that I believe your stories, I see how… Continue reading

Citizens United opened the flood gates for Big Money

In November 2016, Washington became the 18th state to officially call for a constitutional amendment to overturn the 2010 Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision. Washingtonians… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2018