Opinion

Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center continuing city’s mission | Letter

The Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center continues the city mission to create recreation facilities for all its citizens, from Celebration Park, the Community… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2017

I can see just fine — why do I need vision? | Chamber CEO Rebecca Martin

As business-led, economic and civic organizations, chambers of commerce and their members are impacted by the world’s accelerating change of pace. The American Chamber of… Continue reading

School bonds and kneeling football players | Q&A for Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, do you support the school district’s construction bond in the Nov. 7 election? A: Normally, Mr. Federal Way doesn’t talk about… Continue reading

  • Sep 1, 2017

No place for racism here | Inside Politics

Aug.12, 2017, Charlottesville, Virginia: A white supremacist rally in support of keeping Confederate statues turns ugly. A young woman, there to oppose the racists views… Continue reading

Federal Way Public Schools proposed bond a good return on investment

In 1971, Intel released the world’s first microprocessor; the first pocket-sized calculators were released; Mattel launched Malibu Barbie; Walt Disney World Theme Park opened in… Continue reading

  • Aug 25, 2017

Federal Way schools need new grading system

As the 2017-2018 school year is about to begin are parents aware of the immediate urgency to upgrade our FW school district’s grading system in… Continue reading

  • Aug 24, 2017

Conversation about heroin addiction needs to continue | Letter

I hope the Federal Way City Council’s rejection of safe injection sites is just the beginning of an informed conversation about how to address this… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2017

Safe injection site debate a political sham | Inside Politics

The Aug. 8 City Council discussion on a resolution opposing a safe injection site for heroin addicts in Federal Way was not the city’s finest… Continue reading

Vote this upcoming election | Letter

What do Romania, Pakistan and Bulgaria all have in common? They all have a higher voter turnout than the United States. Not just those three,… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2017

PAEC line up and fall favorites | Q&A for Mr. Federal Way

Q: What do you think of the Performing Arts and Event Center’s inaugural season line up? A: Mr. Federal Way is much more interested in… Continue reading

  • Aug 18, 2017

Editorial Cartoon

Frank Shiers editorial cartoon for the week of Aug. 18… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2017

Commons mall has not changed for the better | Letter

We moved to Federal Way almost 20 years ago to get away from the SeaTac airport and the constant flights over our home in Boulevard… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2017

Rhythm Federal Way | My Perspective

Every month in the calendar year has its own sense of rhythm. For me, the rhythm for August is about anticipation. It means vacation combined… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2017

Don’t expect Raiders to be another football pushover | Full-Court Press

The look in Scott Morgan’s eyes said everything. He didn’t utter a word. Morgan’s Thomas Jefferson Raiders football was demolished and dissected 52-27 by Auburn… Continue reading

FWPS focused on our big goals to accomplish big things for scholars | Superintendent’s message

Greetings Federal Way Public Schools parents and families, The dedicated team of educators and staff members in Federal Way Public Schools — 3,000 strong —… Continue reading

Candidates should prepare for tough questions | Mirror Editorial Board

With Jim Ferrell, Susan Honda, Hoang Tran and Diana Noble-Gulliford advancing to the general election for the Federal Way mayoral and City Council Position 4… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2017

Traffic and staying cool | Q&A for Mr. FW

Q. Mr. Federal Way, what are the best ways and routes in town to get around traffic and road construction? A. Mr. Federal Way is… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2017

Dolls, diversity and dismantling stereotypes | Sex in the Suburbs

Dear Mattel, Props for staying in the conversation about diversity. I mean, I don’t hold you personally responsible for all the body dysmorphia, eating disorders,… Continue reading

Ferrell, Honda, Tran and Noble-Gulliford advance | Inside Politics

With 56 percent of the primary vote total, Federal Way incumbent Jim Ferrell holds a comfortable lead over Councilwoman Susan Honda in the race for… Continue reading

Editorial Cartoon | Frank Shiers

Frank Shiers cartoon for the week of Aug. 4.… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2017