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Police seek suspect in Federal Way’s 10th homicide of the year

The suspect is wanted for a Nov. 19 fatal shooting.

Federal Way Public Schools headquarters. File photo

FWPS seeking levy renewals on February special ballot

The Educational Programs & Operations (EP&O) and Technology levies are up for renewal on the February 2022 special ballot.

Journey Church's Christmas Dessert Theatre is Dec. 3-4. Photo courtesy of Sharon Gentry

Holiday arts happenings in Federal Way

Musical comedy show, symphony performances and more.

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Boy, 10, escapes possible abduction while walking home from school | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Nov. 22-30.

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3 injured in Tuesday night shootings

Two of the victims sustained life-threatening injuries.


FWPS Highly Capable Program referral window open

Refer a student between Dec. 1 through Jan. 10, 2022.


Well-Fed in Federal Way: Cookie Exchange recipes

Three recipes handed down through the generations add a sweet treat to your holiday season.


Task force recommends reforms to improve state’s response to sexual assault

Recommendations include addressing shortage of sexual assault trauma nurses

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As new COVID-19 variant looms, vaccination disparities linger in King County

County data shows gaps among age, geography and race.

Garbage at the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill in Maple Valley. FILE PHOTO

King County and Port of Seattle to collaborate on waste-to-fuel study

The study is aimed at identifying logistics of developing aviation fuel out of municipal garbage.

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Department of Health announces QR code verification program to prove vaccination status

WA Verify is intended to make vaccine verification simpler and more efficient.

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Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Nov. 26: Nick Oberst

FWHS senior and tennis doubles partner finished as one of the strongest teams in the league this season.



Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Nov. 26: Achalay Reyes

FWHS senior is ASB president and captain of the soccer team.


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Task force recommends reforms to improve state’s response to sexual assault

Recommendations include addressing shortage of sexual assault trauma nurses

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Homeless encampment in a wooded area in Auburn on Aug. 27, 2021. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing

What the history of homelessness in our region can teach us about our current crisis

A talk with the author of “Skid Road: On the Frontier of Health and Homelessness in an American City.”