The Commons mall not good for a downtown

There will never be a “Downtown Federal Way” because when Mary Gates was on the Federal Way City Council, she decided that “SeaTac Mall” wasn’t… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

Editorial Cartoon by Frank Shiers

Editorial cartoon by Frank Shiers for Nov. 17… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2017

Changes in store for Federal Way after election | Inside Politics

Federal Way voters sent a clear message that a new level of progress has arrived.

Mirror launches Best of Federal Way contest and new website | Publisher’s Note

I am excited to announce that voting is officially under way for the Mirror’s Best of Federal Way awards. Now in its 20th year, this… Continue reading

Incoming Federal Way councilman is ready to serve community

Over six months ago when I decided to run for Federal Way City Council, I did so with the knowledge that the journey ahead was… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2017

Root causes of opioid addiction need to be addressed | Letter

Opioid addiction: President Trump just declared Opioid addiction a national crisis. Yes, without a doubt. Trump’s goal, plan and funding are questionable. Putting that aside,… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

Federal Way is diamond in the rough | Letter

I am Federal Way Mistaken and forsaken Birthplace of trouble Homes of games and gangs They say I am rough for they have seen the… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2017

Recent events in Federal Way disturbing | Letter

During World War II, I spent 195 days in combat in Europe. Sexual harassment at a church. A young woman’s body is found at the… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2017

Visioning | My Perspective

No disrespect to the people who helped build and grow Federal Way into the city it is today, but it is important to begin challenging… Continue reading

Resident questions and answers | Inside Politics

Sometimes I get questions and comments from residents on the columns I write. Under the assumption that others might have the same question, I will… Continue reading

Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon by Frank Shiers for Nov. 10… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

City ordinance would help resolve Twin Lakes algae issue

The city of Federal Way’s Lake Jeane report has been rendered by the mayor’s staff, a written critique has been submitted and a six-page rebuttal… Continue reading

Federal Way ‘downtown’ a failure | Letter

Federal Way Mirror Police Blotter: “Drug deal gone bad: At 3:01 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Commons Mall, police responded to a shooting near the… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2017

Johnson deserves a chance to serve on Federal Way City Council

I recently had a chance to meet Federal Way City Council candidate Jesse Johnson at the annual “Life After High School” event at Federal Way… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2017

#MeToo | Sex in the Suburbs

#MeToo. With the current climate in our country being one where awareness about sexual harassment is virtually exploding all around us, I thought it might… Continue reading

Moore has proven record in Federal Way

When I decide who I’m voting for, I look at the facts and at the values of that person to help me make informed decisions… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2017

Veterans levy will provide crucial funding

The Multi-Service Center supports voting yes on King County Proposition 1, renewing the veterans, seniors and human services levy because it serves our entire community.… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Moore has done a lot to clean up city

I want to give a shout out to Martin Moore, who’s running for the City Council in position 6. I recently learned that my uncle,… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2017

Editorial cartoon

Frank Shiers cartoon for the week of Nov. 3, 2017.… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2017

Winners and losers: Election 2017 | Inside Politics

Turnout will play a big role in determining election winners in Federal Way. Even though city and county elections are non-partisan, party affiliation is important… Continue reading