Opinion

Gator Dome takes new bite out of sports landscape | Full-Court Press

Decatur High School boys soccer coach Brad Plemons literally spoke his words into existence. That seems to be the thing to do in sports these… Continue reading

Boxing programs don’t belong in schools | Letter

Regarding Jerod Young’s recent column on boxing: I have been a sports fan my entire life, but I’m beginning to look beyond the event or… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2017

Violence prevention committee report should be followed | Letter

May I first congratulate Mayor Ferrell and council members for having the foresight to establish the Federal Way ViolencePrevention Coalition Steering Committee. This committee spent… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2017

Understanding cultural differences takes skill | Diversity

In the business world, many employers hold job interviews and look to see how qualified a person is for a particular position. Although you may… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2017

Growth and bad food | Q&A for Mr. FW

Q: I read some place that Federal Way has over 95,000 people living here. What should the city do to keep up with growth? A:… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2017

Blinks, threats and politics | Inside Politics

A historical legislative process has finally come to an end but not without gamesmanship that included blinks, threats and politics. In the process, the state… Continue reading

My thoughts on Wonder Woman | Sex in the Suburbs

Imagine my sheer pleasure of indulging in a Wonder Woman movie night. [SPOILER ALERT!] Some things that delight me about this movie: • An all-female… Continue reading

Edwards will serve city well if elected | Letter

I attended the Mirrors’ candidate forum July 12 and was impressed with Sharry Edwards’ answers to the questions. Go online and watch the forum for… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2017

McNey departs; Trouble for Ferrell? | Inside Politics

Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell has been thought to be coasting to an easy re-election. But every election has moments that have the potential to… Continue reading

Noble-Gulliford right choice for council | Letter

One summer evening, I took advantage of an opportunity to attend the Federal Way Mirror sponsored candidate forum at Twin Lakes Country Club. Just so… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Ferrell taking city in wrong direction

With all the election candidates making more promises they can’t or don’t intend to keep, I think it would be interesting to see voters’ reactions… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2017

Beer, blues and ballots | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, how is the music and craft brewing scene around here? A: Mr. Federal Way is glad you asked because if there’s… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2017

Honda cares about people

Susan Honda cares about Federal Way. When I was struggling to keep Saghalie PTSA from disbanding a couple years ago, this lady showed up at… Continue reading

  • Jul 23, 2017

City should provide lake residents answers regarding algae

The Lake Jeane lakeside residents in Twin Lakes requested in March 2016 the Federal Way City Council consider approving an ordinance dealing with corrective enforcement… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2017

Mayor/council debate lively | Inside Politics

There was a big turnout last week at the Mirror political forum for candidates running in the primary for mayor and city council. Most attendees… Continue reading

Where oh where have all the boxers gone | Full-Court Press

The current state of boxing is on the ropes. There’s no question about it. You need look no further than boxing’s current big ticket, affectionately… Continue reading

Don’t get caught up in hype | Letter

Newspapers love a crisis. Reporting a crisis sells papers. All of the media does it, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Seattle… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2017

Ferrell, McNey acted appropriately following incident

Although we do not know all of the story, I applaud both Mayor Jim Ferrell and Steve McNey for their handling of the incident involving… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2017

Important choices and diversity in town | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

Q: Mr. Federal Way, were you at the mayoral candidate forum that the Mirror hosted July 12? If so, what were your thoughts? A: Listen… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2017

Mirror endorses candidates in primary races

Members of the Mirror’s editorial board have issued the following recommendations for local races in the Aug. 1 primary election. The top two candidates in… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2017