Opinion

Bob Roegner

Federal Way key to Senate control

Voter turnout will be the key as insiders say the race polls within the margin for error.

Bob Roegner

Mirror endorses candidates for 30th District

How you cast your vote will depend on which candidates’ values best match your principles.

  • Oct 16, 2018

Will council challenge Federal Way mayor on homeless issue?

Closing 27 homeless encampments in less than a year sends a bad message.

Smith vs. Smith: Battle between Democrats

Voters will benefit far more by retaining Democratic incumbent.

Learning can be challenging and rewarding

We learn all through our lives, formally and informally, and it is rarely easy.

  • Oct 3, 2018

Detecting lies and distortion during the election

You — the voter — cannot hold politicians accountable if you accept the lies.

Prosecutor Satterberg faces rare challenge

Morris working hard to make this a competitive race.

The power of community

It’s people like her who I get to meet every day that remind me why I am passionate about being a journalist.

  • Sep 13, 2018

Federal Way needs new direction on dealing with gun, safety issues

One city has shown the courage to stand up and start the discussion.

Federal Way’s marketing message is right in front of us

Rather than aim at the business, why not tailor our approach to their employees?

Kids are dying to learn about sexuality

School should not be a place where lives are threatened, whether by gun violence, or by ignorant and vitriolic bullying that contributes to suicide.

Federal Way Municipal Court

Racial disparities and jury service in Federal Way

We all have a choice, a choice that is especially important for persons of color today.

Federal Way Municipal Court

Political forecast for Federal Way’s elected leaders

It is late summer, and insiders and activists spend much time on political speculation waiting for November.

Federal Way has become an economic ugly duckling

Can this city fill its vacant office buildings and attract a few high-end anchor corporations to re-establish a solid middle-class core?

Mayor Ferrell: The whole story paints a different picture

The great Mark Twain once said: “A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” There is a… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2018

What could possibly go wrong at Federal Way City Hall?

After his big victory in last year’s mayoral election and with a four-year term in front of him, Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell may have… Continue reading

Summer sensuality in Federal Way

As the summer begins to wind down, I want to encourage us all to take a moment and enjoy it with our bodies. Yes, this… Continue reading

Blue wave is likely, but don’t write off Republicans

Trouble may lay ahead for Democratic incumbent Congressman Adam Smith in the 9th District.

Latest on Federal Way school funding (in a nutshell)

Property tax relief is on the way! Thanks to the McCleary ruling and legislative action, relief from the over-reliance on local levies to support public… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2018

Let’s partner together for scholars to learn, lead and dream big

Hello Federal Way Public Schools parents and guardians, This year, we want each of our student-scholars to learn, lead and dream big. In Federal Way… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2018