Opinion

Weyerhaeuser and cold weather | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, what do you think should be done with…

  • Dec 22nd, 2016

New editor and fried fish project | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, about a year ago, you listed several demands…

  • Dec 16th, 2016

Making a homecoming | Editor’s Note

My love of journalism, or at least my fascination with it, began…

  • Dec 16th, 2016

The person who could defeat Ferrell | Inside Politics

In a column a few months ago, I opined that despite several…

  • Dec 16th, 2016

City officials need to use common sense with funding

It is not very often I have to agree with a liberal,…

  • Dec 16th, 2016

Federal Way Mirror issue well done

I like reading the Mirror. It keeps me up-to-date on local news.…

  • Dec 16th, 2016

Twin Lakes residents urged to comment

The current refusal of the Twin Lakes Home Owners Association Board to…

  • Dec 16th, 2016

Legacy should be important to Federal Way | Letter

Most of us in general use the word legacy for something handed…

  • Dec 13th, 2016

Twin Lakes Homeowners Association work continues | Letter

In August 2016, the Twin Lakes Home Owner’s Association Board sanctioned the…

  • Dec 12th, 2016

A community involved | Letter

Last week, my Alderbrook neighbors and I cleaned up the somewhat neglected…

  • Dec 12th, 2016

Bad drivers and Pac Highway traffic | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, recently I’ve seen a lot of drivers around…

  • Dec 12th, 2016

Is tax increase for cops necessary? | Inside Politics

Prior to passing Mayor Jim Ferrell’s 2017-18 proposed budget, the City Council…

  • Dec 12th, 2016

Pac-12 Championship | Cartoon

Cartoon for the week of Dec. 2.

  • Dec 6th, 2016

Showing up | Guest Column

I was not even two months old when my father left my…

  • Dec 5th, 2016

Why I voted for Trump | Letter

Let me introduce myself: I am a 66-year-old white woman who voted…

  • Dec 5th, 2016

Tree lighting and the Sonics | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, I saw an announcement in the Mirror that…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

Thank you, Mirror | Letter

I want to thank the Federal Way Mirror for upholding the best…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

Fairness and transparency count in government | Inside Politics

For several months, questions surrounding the relationship of the developers of the…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

Things I’ve learned on my way to (almost) 50 | Publisher’s Note

Full disclosure, I am not yet 50, at least in relative terms…

Lawyers and websites | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, the Mirror’s new website looks a lot better,…

  • Nov 29th, 2016

Hot, Salty Yes at Mi Chalateca | The Hand That Feeds

There is a man screaming “goooooal” on the television, which is accurate.…

Not satisfied with District 30 election results | Letter

The voters of the 30th Legislative District have spoken but, unfortunately, the…

  • Nov 29th, 2016

City should enforce illegal fireworks rule | Letter

If using fireworks or explosives in the city of Federal Way is…

  • Nov 28th, 2016

Federal Way does not need a chief of staff | Letter

Now that Brian Wilson has resigned, it is time to reassess why…

  • Nov 25th, 2016

The Mirror Editorial Board is thankful for… | Editorial

As the holiday season approaches, the Editorial Board took time to pause…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016

Support our homeless brothers and sisters | Letter

Hardly a day passes when we don’t hear about another issue regarding…

  • Nov 22nd, 2016

Finding the political will to end poverty | Inside Politics

This week we celebrate another Thanksgiving with turkey, potatoes, pumpkin pie and…

Columnist right about city image | Letter

Bob Roegner’s Nov. 11 column does an excellent job of capturing the…

  • Nov 21st, 2016

Mirror accepting applications for Editorial Board | Publisher’s Note

In March 2011, the Mirror formed its Editorial Board with the purpose…

Elections and Turduckens | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, did you have an opportunity to visit with…

  • Nov 19th, 2016

Big Upset, Washington Normal | Inside Politics

A few weeks ago Donald Trump said “the election is rigged.” He…

Nov. 11, 2016 | Cartoon

By Frank Shiers, Jr.

Serving at Highline College | Guest Column

Each time I am asked to speak to our students at Highline…

  • Nov 16th, 2016

Chief of staff responds columnist Bob Roegner | Letter

I would like to respond to Mr. Roegner’s column which was published…

  • Nov 15th, 2016

Election hangover | Sex in the Suburbs

Just a few more days of this volatile and vitriolic election season,…

President Trump and Movember | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, are you surprised Donald Trump will be president?…

  • Nov 15th, 2016

Mi Bella Honduras and cursing your napkin | The Hand That Feeds

There are no true cooking wunderkinds. No one wanders into a kitchen…

Cultural diversity – it begins with us | Guest Column

A co-worker of mine recently took his family to Hawaii for a…

  • Nov 15th, 2016

Letter sent around Washington | Letter

There exists an incredible opportunity to place a regional hospital and care…

  • Nov 15th, 2016

School district should have invited public to see new high school | Letter

This Federal Way resident since 1972 was a bit flummoxed when some…

  • Nov 14th, 2016