Federal Way mayor tackles homelessness, crime at town hall

Mayor Jim Ferrell responds to concerned residents during second Facebook Live Town Hall.

Female veterans honored at Federal Way barbecue

The Federal Way Vet Center honored women who served in the armed forces at annual barbecue.

Countywide birthday party sparks hope for girls aging out of foster care

Celebrate 18! was held by nonprofit Eileen & Callie’s Place on Saturday.

Jury awards $140k in sexual assault of woman at Federal Way massage business

LH Foot Massage was found to have been negligent, causing two clients’ sexual assaults.

Primary election candidate forum set for July 24 in Federal Way

Community and youth-led forum will feature city council and school board candidates.

14-year-old charged with manslaughter in fatal shooting of 14-year-old Federal Way boy

Suspect had shown the victim a gun he had purchased two days prior to the shooting he called a “pocket rocket.”

Tidying the tides

Girl Scout Troop #44585 cleans up Redondo Beach on July 3.

Rosebud Children’s Theatre Conservatory celebrates 10th season

Jack the Giant runs July 19-21; Little Women coming Aug. 2-11.

VoteWA is a $9.5 million program that came online last May and is meant to unify all 39 county voting systems in the state into a single entity. Courtesy image

WA’s new voting system concerns county elections officials

VoteWA has run into some problems in recent months as the Aug. 6 primary election draws closer.

5 injured in collision

5 people were treated at the accident site at Pacific Highway South and South 336th Street.

Tired of ‘hit-piece’ opinions

Persistent attempts discredit our city government’s leadership, especially the mayor’s office.

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Opinion

2020 Census and the importance of being counted

Census affects everything from government representation to federal funding.

 

Marketplace

‘Mischief and mayhem’ take Centerstage in eclectic theater season

Save on season tickets for Centrestager Theatre 2019-20 performances

 

Comcast honors Federal Way student

Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program awards $95,000 in scholarships to Washington students

 

Comcast Uniquely Positioned to Bridge Seattle’s Digital Divide

The City of Seattle Technology Access and Adoption study showed that more Continue reading...

 

Inspiration for your outdoor spaces is here!

Longer, sunnier days are here, and with them more time spent outdoors Continue reading...

 

Sports

3 Federal Way National Little League teams head to state championship tournaments

District 10 will be represented by All Star baseball, All Star softball, and Majors/Little League baseball.

 

Seattle Storm basketball hosts practice for Federal Way Special Olympics athletes

‘Basketball brings us all together,’ says Storm guard Blake Dietrick.

 

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.

 

Northwest
Warning sign for a road closure. File photo

King County examines options to fund roads and bridges

Shortfall is roughly $250 million each year; county may seek tax from unincorporated voters.