Opinion

Drain the swamp in Federal Way

Here we go again. Our City Council just wasted a quick $100,000…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Taxpayers deserve answers

After having spent $63,000 of taxpayer money on a logo, there are…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Trump has created new political atmosphere

It felt like we had a false choice from our mainstream parties…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

An idea that may suit everyone | The Petri Dish

After years of futility in targeting the wealthy, House Democrats may have…

Logo talk becomes mayor’s race debate | Inside Politics

An old joke has it that some people went to a fight…

City names and one big hint | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, the Mirror ran a letter that suggested changing…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Legislators represent all District 30 residents

In response to Sam Hamilton’s letter to the editor on March 24…

  • Mar 31st, 2017

City improvements needed | Inside Politics

The city of Federal Way is almost 30 years old. We are…

Legislators need to clean up tax code

I am writing in response to the two-year state budget that Senate…

  • Mar 27th, 2017

Town hall was partisan event | Letter

In response to Karen Clark’s letter to the editor regarding the March…

  • Mar 27th, 2017

Flavors like anger and patience | The Hand that Feeds You

There is a knife in my hand, fingers poised on the tang…

Mini-houses not cure for homeless problem | Letter

A reply to Bob Roegner’s column on the homeless. How many homeless…

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Best of Federal Way and Husky basketball | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, the city held its annual Best of Federal…

  • Mar 23rd, 2017

City officials should spend tax dollars more thoughtfully

Who decided that Federal Way needed a new logo anyway? The old…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Partisan politics not welcome at District 30 town hall meeting

I was surprised and disappointed that the 30th District town hall meeting…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Reeves had good ideas on school funding

I attended and moderated the 30th Legislative District town hall this weekend…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Money on logo could be better spent

Open letter to the City Council: What will the new logo accomplish?…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

More politicians like Miloscia needed

I would like to respond to the question asked by Jim Grayson…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Centerstage show a wonderful time

My wife and I attended “An Evening With Groucho” last night at…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Suicide, social stigma and same-sex marriage | Sex in the Suburbs

Suicide is the second leading cause of death in U.S. young people…

City logos and life after Alcott | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, the City Council just approved a new logo…

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Politicians and humor | Inside Politics

I thought former Vice President Joe Biden would be hard to beat…

So long, Alcott | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, I saw that the Mirror’s publisher is leaving.…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Don’t attack media for reporting facts

Don’t attack media for reporting facts

  • Mar 13th, 2017

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