Opinion

Residents have already shared their vision | Letter

Mr. Roegner’s vision relies on a the expertise of another consultant to tell the citizens of Federal Way what they need. Hopefully, the vision consultant… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2017

Editorial Cartoon | Shiers

Editorial cartoon by Frank Shiers for the week of Sept. 22… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2017

Honda right choice for mayor | Letter

Susan Honda possesses vision and leadership. Her popularity (three-time award winner) is an indication of public support. Susan Honda possesses an analytical mind. She knows… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2017

City poised for economic growth due to work of staff

I read with some confusion Bob Roegner’s column in the Sept. 15 edition of the Federal Way Mirror. In it, he describes a Federal Way… Continue reading

Support Federal Way Public Schools bond to improve facilities, education | Letter

As a local Seattle King County REALTOR® and a resident of this community since 1974, I fully support the Federal Way Public Schools bond that… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2017

Belal continues to be an athletics gem in Federal Way with latest program | Full-Court Press

Federal Way FC Coaching Director Fawzi Belal is a visionary. You have probably walked by him over a dozen times at the Commons Mall or… Continue reading

A downtown in Federal Way is still possible

Is a core downtown really antiquated? Nice thoughtful comments by Ex-Auburn Mayor Bob Roegner and Mr. Federal Way regarding a core downtown. I’m reflecting on… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2017

Date of worth | Sex in the Suburbs

We didn’t share the same first language, so when I walked up to the pharmacy and gave my name, her next question sounded to me… Continue reading

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers

Frank Shiers Editorial Cartoon for the week of Sept. 15.… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2017

True vision is needed | Inside Politics

Other than Mayor Jim Ferrell, is anyone else brokenhearted about Dick’s Drive-in choosing Kent, near Highline, rather than Federal Way for a new location? Dick’s… Continue reading

Identifying people by race not always appropriate

I heartily embrace all of my different heritages, however, I don’t go by the term African-American, which columnist Bob Roegner indirectly referred to me as… Continue reading

  • Sep 14, 2017

The changing face of Federal Way | Inside Politics

From our names — Stone’s Landing, Redondo and Federal Way — to our population and our governmental structures, we have come a long way since… Continue reading

Mayor Jimmy and the downtown core | Q&A for Mr. Federal Way:

Q: Mr. Federal Way, there has been a lot of talk lately about the city’s downtown. What do you think the city’s downtown needs in… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2017

Football and fantasy city government | My Perspective

As a new football season starts, do you ever wonder about the countless hours, planning, play books, teaching, coaching, personnel decisions, support systems and financial… Continue reading

Frank Shiers political cartoon

Frank Shiers editorial cartoon for the week of Sept. 8.… Continue reading

  • Sep 7, 2017

Work to refine grading, reporting system remains a focus for Federal Way Public Schools

Federal Way Public Schools is committed to ensuring our standards-based grading and reporting system provides accurate and meaningful information to our scholars and families based… Continue reading

Local legislators impact 2017 session | Inside Politics

The 2017 session of the state Legislature was among the most challenging in years. Under pressure from the state Supreme Court, almost everything took second… Continue reading

Volleyball desperately needs more coaches like Beamer’s Culliton | Full-Court Press

Kim Culliton thought her question was relatively simple. In reality, it was. When Culliton met with Beamer volleyball players after accepting the job to become… Continue reading

David Aaron Johnson: Lamenting the need for martyrs | Diversity

I nitially I wanted to write to celebrate and honor the heroism of three men: Ricky John Best, Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche and Micah David-Cole Fletcher,… Continue reading

Commons Mall will never be downtown | Letter

The Commons at Federal Way is a source of endless discussion. Generally the subject is how to make it competitive with Westfield-South Center and Tacoma… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2017