Jeanne Burbidge poses with her Help, Hope, Change award. Courtesy photo

First-ever virtual luncheon raises $85,000 for Federal Way’s Multi-Service Center

Jeanne Burbidge was awarded MSC’s second-annual Help, Hope, Change award.

A die-hard local news supporter reads the Federal Way Mirror in October 2019. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Healthy Halloween: Safe, socially distanced events to celebrate in Federal Way

Enjoy a drive-thru Trunk or Treat, a costume contest at the farmers market, a candy chute at a fire station, blacklight shows and more Saturday, Oct. 31.

Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth

Well-fed at the Federal Way Farmers Market: Sweet potato cake with buttercream filling

Recipe of the week includes sweet potato from the Federal Way Farmers Market.

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Referendum 90 pros and cons | Letters

Reject Ref. 90, overturn new statewide sex ed mandate The Federal Way Mirror article “Sex education in schools: What it… Continue reading

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Actors Tom Livingston, left, and Jacob Tice rehearse a scene from Theatre Magic. Courtesy photo

Centerstage Theatre hosts first production of the season

Theatre Magic (And Other Things We Need) premieres Sunday, Oct. 25.

Virginia Mason is hosting its third annual Drug Take Back Event at the Federal Way regional medical center (33501 First Way S.) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24.

Pandemic has increased risk for abuse of unused, expired medications

Community encouraged to participate in Drug Take Back Oct. 24

Blotter

BigFoot Java robbed at gunpoint | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Oct. 14-20

Woman holding a condom. Courtesy photo

Editorial: Referendum 90 serves parents’ choice, kids’ health

It assures — at parents’ option — all K-12 students can get age-appropriate sexual health education.

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Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

Election outlook for South King County incumbents | Roegner

Legislative races and King County Charter amendments to watch.

Courtesy photo

State demanded more drop boxes, and now it must pay for them

A King County judge says a law requiring more ballot boxes was an illegal unfunded mandate.

Haley Donwerth/staff photo
The Barco family returns to their Des Moines home for the first time since Bernardo, front, lost his left leg and right arm in a motorcycle crash in December 2018. The Federal Way Mirror’s report on Bernardo Barco’s recovery was honored with a first place award for general feature by the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association 2020 Better Newspaper Contest.

Federal Way Mirror earns 7 awards in WNPA’s 2020 Better Newspaper Contest

The Federal Way Mirror’s news team won seven awards in multiple categories at the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s 2020 Better Continue reading...

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Opinion
Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

In politics, why is everything blue or red? | Roegner

The election could get even stranger.

 

 

Marketplace
Dr. Scott Trapman is accepting new patients at the Pacific Medical Centers (PacMed) Federal Way at 31833 Gateway Center Blvd S. (Photo: A. Michael Cole)

There’s no quick fix to quit smoking, but this family doctor still wants to help

Former military doctor now treats Federal Way patients of all ages, helping them stay healthy

 

Jodi Longley, from CMG Financial

Smart solutions for savvy homeowners

All In One option re-thinks traditional 30-year mortgage

 

5 reasons to try Eagle Tire and Automotive

From tires to maintenance and repairs, your trusted local source is here

 

Using acoustic waves to relieve chronic pain

Federal Way chiropractor encouraged by results of recent study

 

Business
Photo taken from Burger Express’ Facebook page.

Burger Express wins the Mirror’s Best Burger contest

Over three weeks, more than 250 people voted in the contest.

 

Photo courtesy of Cinemark Theatres

Cinemark reopens Century Federal Way movie theater

Masks required, seats are sanitized between showings and no free refills.