Andy Hobbs

Federal Way resident Sandy Allnock founded Operation Write Home to help overseas military send cards to their loved ones. Since 2007

2.5 million cards and counting: Operation Write Home reaches U.S. troops worldwide

Sandy Allnock founded Operation Write Home to help overseas military personnel do just that — send cards to their loved ones.

Federal Way resident Sandy Allnock founded Operation Write Home to help overseas military send cards to their loved ones. Since 2007
Jade Winslow-Fuentez holds two pieces of paper: one that confirms a positive test for meth residue in her former apartment

Mom discovers meth-tainted apartment in Federal Way

A Federal Way woman is seeking answers after her apartment tested positive for methamphetamine residue.

Jade Winslow-Fuentez holds two pieces of paper: one that confirms a positive test for meth residue in her former apartment
Geoffery McAnalloy

School board candidates pitch solutions for Federal Way | ELECTION

The Mirror hosted an election forum Oct. 23, featuring candidates for Federal Way School Board. Candidates fielded questions from the audience. The forum was moderated by Dr. T.M. Sell of Highline Community College.

Geoffery McAnalloy
Bill Gates

South King Fire candidates turn up the heat at forum | ELECTION

Longtime incumbent Bill Gates will seek re-election to position 1 against challenger Jerry Galland, a resident of unincorporated King County and an outspoken critic of South King Fire and Rescue.

Bill Gates
Don Miller

Lakehaven board candidates have thirst for public service | ELECTION

In the lone race for Lakehaven Utilty District board of commissioners position 2, longtime incumbent Don Miller faces challenger Marie-Anne Harkness.

Don Miller
On Monday

Beamer students sign banner for teen who got stomped in the head

To cheer up Connor Bone, several dozen classmates at Todd Beamer High School signed a "get well soon" banner. Darci Huffman, 16, led the effort Monday and said fellow Beamer students are rooting for her friend's recovery.

On Monday
Tatyana Koshevaya runs TK Consulting Services

Russian refugee moves consulting firm to Federal Way

Tatyana Koshevaya moved to the U.S. nearly 22 years ago, earned a college degree and became an advocate for immigrants. Today, she runs TK Consulting Services, whose headquarters have recently relocated from University Place to Federal Way.

Tatyana Koshevaya runs TK Consulting Services

Lawsuit accuses Federal Way police of excessive force, falsifying evidence in 2008 murder case

A civil rights lawsuit accuses Federal Way police detectives of excessive force, unlawful arrest and manufacturing evidence against a man who was detained as a person of interest in a 2008 murder.

Lily is one of Ava Anissipour's pet pygmy goats.

Pet goat saga ends as city council denies code revision

The Federal Way City Council denied a girl's effort to change city code so that she could keep a pygmy goat as her household pet.

Lily is one of Ava Anissipour's pet pygmy goats.
The proposed Performing Arts and Conference Center (PACC) is expected to cost close to $32 million and would be the most expensive public project in Federal Way history. The project is slated for the abandoned Toys R' Us site on 20th Avenue South near the Federal Way Transit Center.

Businessman raises red flags over PACC’s financial analysis

At an estimated $32 million, the polarizing PACC would be the most expensive project in city history. Supporters say the PACC will be a catalyst for economic development in the downtown core near the transit center. Opponents call the project a potential boondoggle.

The proposed Performing Arts and Conference Center (PACC) is expected to cost close to $32 million and would be the most expensive public project in Federal Way history. The project is slated for the abandoned Toys R' Us site on 20th Avenue South near the Federal Way Transit Center.
Mayor Skip Priest (left) and Deputy Mayor Jim Ferrell (right) speak to the audience at Wednesday’s forum.

ELECTION: Mayoral and council candidates tackle top issues

The Federal Way Mirror hosted a public forum for mayoral and city council candidates on Oct. 9 at Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club.

Mayor Skip Priest (left) and Deputy Mayor Jim Ferrell (right) speak to the audience at Wednesday’s forum.
Europe

School board will discuss Europe trip at rescheduled meeting

The Federal Way School Board has rescheduled its public meetings in October because of the board's controversial trip to Europe.

Europe
The Federal Way Mirror publishes a print edition every Friday.

FW Chamber hosts mayoral and council candidates | ELECTION

The Federal Way Chamber of Commerce hosted a forum for city council and mayoral candidates Oct. 2 at its monthly luncheon at Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club.

The Federal Way Mirror publishes a print edition every Friday.
Stacks Burgers

Stacks Burgers, Fries and Shakes replaces Mooyah in Federal Way

Stacks Burgers, Fries, and Shakes will hold its grand opening Oct. 4 in Federal Way.

Stacks Burgers
The 'sign jail' at the police department's auxiliary building on South 333rd Street

Mayor Priest under investigation for taking campaign signs | VIDEO

Federal Way Mayor Skip Priest is under investigation for possible theft after he was caught removing city-confiscated campaign signs.

The 'sign jail' at the police department's auxiliary building on South 333rd Street
Celebration Center is located at the southwest corner of S. 320th Street and Pacific Highway in Federal Way.

New retailers and restaurants coming to Celebration Center

Business is buzzing at Celebration Center, located at the southwest corner of S. 320th Street and Pacific Highway in Federal Way.

Celebration Center is located at the southwest corner of S. 320th Street and Pacific Highway in Federal Way.
Tony Moore

School board president Tony Moore arrested in alleged tire theft scheme

Federal Way School Board President Tony Moore was indicted in Oregon on seven counts of felony theft and faces a maximum of 10 years in prison if convicted.

Tony Moore
Pictured left to right: Skip Priest and Jim Ferrell

Mayoral election rematch: Candidates clash over PACC, public safety and city’s direction

The 2013 mayoral election is a rematch between two longtime Federal Way leaders as incumbent Mayor Skip Priest will once again face Deputy Mayor Jim Ferrell for the job.

Pictured left to right: Skip Priest and Jim Ferrell
The new Federal Way 320th Library will re-open Sept. 28 at 848 S. 320th St.

PHOTOS: Check out the new Federal Way 320th Library

The new and improved Federal Way 320th Library will re-open Saturday with more parking, more materials, more lighting, more seating, more study rooms and more 21st-century amenities.

The new Federal Way 320th Library will re-open Sept. 28 at 848 S. 320th St.
Federal Way resident Dean Owen is the author of 'November 22

Reflections on JFK: Federal Way author captures rare stories

To mark the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination, Federal Way resident Dean R. Owen has written a book that goes beyond the conspiracy theories and sexual lore.

Federal Way resident Dean Owen is the author of 'November 22