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Federal Way teacher charged with raping 13-year-old student

Taught math at Totem Middle School on West Hill in Kent

State Capitol Building in Olympia. File photo

Politicians get pay raises, state workers get furloughs

A citizens panel approved the hikes in 2019. Unable to rescind them, lawmakers look to donate their extra earnings.

Kent, Federal Way men charged in 2017 murder of Seattle woman

Prosecutors say three gang members fired up to 16 shots at vehicle

Human remains in West Seattle identified

Bags of body parts were found in a suitcase along a West Seattle beach on June 19.

Federal Way Police Department to hire more officers with grant

Department’s current staffing level still not at full capacity.

Protest held over fatal police shooting of Malik Williams in Federal Way

Williams, a 23-year-old paraplegic Black man, died Dec. 31, 2019; investigation of his death is ongoing.

Governor Jay Inslee smiles and laughs Sept. 3, 2019, during a speech at the Lynnwood Link Extension groundbreaking in Lynnwood. A Thurston County judge ruled he exceeded his authority when he vetoed single sentences in the state transportation budget in 2019. (Olivia Vanni / Herald file)

Judge invalidates Gov. Inslee’s veto in roads budget

Lawmakers said the governor crossed a constitutional line.

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This is why we’re protesting in Federal Way | Letters to the editor

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Editorial: Stopping COVID is now up to each of us

With a resurgence threatening, we need to take greater responsibility to keep the virus in check.

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Police reform sets the tone for 2020 elections

Gov. Jay Inslee’s recent move to name a task force to review racial justice and police reform set the tone Continue reading...

Brookdale nurse placed on leave after oxycodone pill goes missing | Police blotter

The medication was noted as administered, however the patient was not present to receive the pill at the time.

Opinion
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Federal Way coming together | Mayor’s Memo

By Jim Ferrell, Mayor of Federal Way Images of boarded-up store windows, clashes between protestors and police in the streets, Continue reading...

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Marketplace

Grant program powers back-to-business advertising

Sound Publishing launches $1 million Local Business Marketing Grant Program

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Discover 6 beautiful botanical spaces in this garden paradise

We know the Pacific Northwest is a gardener’s – and garden lover’s Continue reading...

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Sign-UP! Give your message a boost with the right display

Way-finding, safety, promotion, decor…there’s a sign for that!

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Helping people get back on track through the court process

Bail agents do far more than simply get people to show up in court, says All City manager/agent

 

Life

Highline student finds her voice

Umoja Black Scholars Program enhances the cultural and educational experiences of African-American students.

 

Multi-Service Center raises $156,000 at annual Crab Feed

Federal Way’s Multi-Service Center raised funds to support its programs at its annual Crab Feed on June 1.

 

Business
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County measure would increase flexibility for businesses in rural areas

Staff report Legislation the King County Council passed June 23 could lead to increased flexibility for restaurants, retail shops, and Continue reading...

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