Opinion

Mayor responds to Roegner’s column on ethics complaint

It’s disappointing that in the Aug. 3 column by Bob Roegner, he decided to turn a routine and by-the-book convening of the ethics board into… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018

Ethics complaint: FW city attorney should have raised questions

Had Federal Way City Attorney Ryan Call asked more questions regarding ethics board member Tony Pagliocco’s relationship with Federal Way City Councilman Martin Moore, he would have learned a couple of things.

Making investments in our city

How many of you remember the public outcry when the new city of Federal Way decided to purchase the old Evergreen airstrip in 1990 that… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2018

Sexual harassment: Another one bites the dust

As I began to write an opinion piece earlier this summer, the internet was blowing up with the latest sexual harassment scandal: Morgan Freeman. Sigh.… Continue reading

Ethics complaint uncovers lack of transparency at Federal Way City Hall

An unusual incident of rudeness by a council member becomes a bigger question about transparency.

Federal Way voters have a front row seat to biggest legislative race

Senate seat currently held by Mark Miloscia is a must-win election for both political parties.

Federal Way Municipal Court

The importance of participating in jury service

Part 2 in a series from the Federal Way Jury Diversity Committee on racial disparities in jury service.

Federal Way Municipal Court

Roegner: Flag Day stunt backfires for Mayor Ferrell

On June 16 at the Flag Day celebration, Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell announced that the name of South 320th Street would be changed to… Continue reading

WA gun buyers may get their own Surgeon General’s Warning

Back in 1965, with mounting evidence of the ill effects of smoking, Congress decided every pack of cigarettes should come with a few words of… Continue reading

Livingston: Do we live up to our nation’s lofty goals?

As we celebrated this country’s 242nd Independence Day this past July 4, we banded together for one day as a nation to revel in what… Continue reading

Roegner: Politicians say the darndest things

Like the rest of us, politicians always have something to say. After Mayor Jim Ferrell mentioned at a Federal Way City Council meeting that he… Continue reading

Tariffs threaten local newspapers | Editorial

The result of the tariffs have been up to a 30 percent increase in newsprint costs for newspapers.

  • Jul 7, 2018

This isn’t who we are

It started with Muslims. Now separating children from their parents, and babies from their mothers? This can’t be us! This can’t be who we are.… Continue reading

City needs to be wise in spending

Letter to the Editor

  • Jul 1, 2018

Fake apologies imply our kids’ safety is for sale

Here’s a pet peeve of mine: fake apologies. You know what I’m talking about. The ones that sound like this: “I’m sorry you feel that… Continue reading

PAEC, police and taxpayer roundtable

PAEC, police and taxpayer roundtable A while ago, I wrote an Letter to the Editor outlining my concerns about the PAEC’s performance and made suggestions… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2018

Safe injection vans are not the answer

I am writing in regards to the June 22 article on installing a “safe” injection van for narcotics in the greater Seattle area. Let me… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2018

Better uses of money than renaming streets

Editor’s note: Since the writing of this letter, the mayor has announced 320th Street won’t be renamed. Now that we have plenty of money thanks… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2018

Finding the responsible way to honor our veterans

Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell explains the reversal of his decision to rename South 320th Street.

  • Jun 30, 2018

Pleased with Mark Miloscia

Mark Miloscia is a stand up guy. He answers letters in his own hand. No form letters from him. I have written Murray, Cantwell, Inslee… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2018