Federal Way Public Schools administration building. File photo

8 Federal Way schools honored in Washington School Recognition Program

The schools showed growth in various student demographics, closing opportunity gaps during 2018-2019 school year.

New dashboard shows how far along King County is to meeting Phase II metrics

The county has met more than half its goals, but the ones it hasn’t met are critical in determining how many people are still being infected, and how quickly people are being tested.

By the numbers: How is COVID-19 affecting Federal Way?

As of May 27, Federal Way has seen 495 positive cases of COVID-19 and nine virus-related deaths.

Federal Way Food Bank serves nearly 600 new families during pandemic

Food bank receives positive feedback on new process for item pick up.

Walk the (virtual) walk: FWPS seniors participate in pandemic-friendly graduation

Ceremonies will be broadcast June 13 via Facebook Live, YouTube and local Channel 21.

Auburn Mountain View Cemetery Manager Craig Hudson, center, confers with maintenance workers David Partridge, left, and Zach Hopper in March 2020. Sound Publishing file photo

State allows weddings, funerals, religious services to restart with restrictions

Gov. Inslee issues new rules during May 27 news conference.

Hometown Hero for April: Longtime resident supports local businesses, families in need through one-eyed selfies

Bruce Honda promotes Federal Way’s local businesses, coordinating with Communities in Schools to help families in need during COVID-19 pandemic.

Season of change for the Federal Way Mirror

I have always been a firm believer that out of something bad comes something good.

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

Federal Way political action simmers amid COVID-19

District 30 seats are up for grabs.

File photo of construction near North Bend on Aug. 16. Sound Publishing file photo
                                File photo of construction near North Bend on Aug. 16. Sound Publishing file photo

Rural King County mayors want state to let them enter Phase 2

Mayors cite heavy economic damage from prolonged shutdown.

Opinion

Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial

When enjoying the great outdoors, continue to socially distance and be aware of how else COVID-19 has changed our world.

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KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons

KCLS has expanding its online resources so patrons can continue to learn, build skills, stay entertained and remain mentally and physically active amid the pandemic.

 

 

Marketplace

Discover 6 beautiful botanical spaces in this garden paradise

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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

 

Core Plus Aerospace launched my career

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Sports
COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Emerald Downs

Emerald Downs announces revised 2020 stakes schedule

Racing starts June 22; first featured race Aug. 2

 

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

Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn to reopen May 26

Face masks to be required of guests and employees

 

Like similar businesses across King, Snohomish and Pierce counties, Bothell restaurant Hana Sushi closed due to public-health concerns. Sound Publishing file photo

Inslee changes course, says diners won’t have to sign in

Restaurants may still ask customers for information that contact tracers could use to stop an outbreak.