Andy Hobbs

Storefront marijuana dispensaries in Federal Way? | Andy Hobbs

A local senior citizen wants to open a storefront medical marijuana dispensary in Federal Way.She already runs a mobile medical marijuana clinic, meeting patients at… Continue reading

Noemi Ban shared her experiences with Village Green Retirement Home residents Nov. 18 in Federal Way.

For Holocaust survivor, sharing means healing

Noemi Ban will never forget the Nazi guard with the white gloves and horse whip.Packed with other Hungarian Jews in a train cattle car for… Continue reading

Noemi Ban shared her experiences with Village Green Retirement Home residents Nov. 18 in Federal Way.

Dash Point Metropolitan Market will close Dec. 31

Dash Point Metropolitan Market in Federal Way will officially close Dec. 31.The upscale grocery store, which opened in August 2004, will cease operations due to… Continue reading

Nandell Palmer hands a certificate of appreciation to Elizabeth Herod during the I Celebrate You event Nov. 15 at Knutzen Family Theatre.

Write a Blessing Media honors positive role models | VIDEO

Write A Blessing Media presented the first “I Celebrate You” on Nov. 15 at the Knutzen Family Theatre in Federal Way.

Nandell Palmer hands a certificate of appreciation to Elizabeth Herod during the I Celebrate You event Nov. 15 at Knutzen Family Theatre.

Federal Way elects Siamese cat | Andy Hobbs

After a long and controversial campaign, Lilly will become Federal Way’s first elected mayor.Lilly, a Siamese cat and political outsider, will take office April 1.“The… Continue reading

Federal Way City Council member Jim Ferrell gets a hug from his friend and campaign manager Steve McNey on Nov. 3 at Marista's coffee.

Elected mayor initiative: Prop. 1 passing at 51 percent

Proposition 1, an initiative to change Federal Way's form of government, is passing with 51.35 percent of the vote.

Federal Way City Council member Jim Ferrell gets a hug from his friend and campaign manager Steve McNey on Nov. 3 at Marista's coffee.
Capt. Jeff Paradee of Federal Way

What the media misses in Afghanistan | Andy Hobbs

Capt. Jeff Paradee of Federal Way worked behind the scenes in Afghanistan with the U.S. Navy Reserves. Paradee, an engineer, helped oversee construction of training… Continue reading

Capt. Jeff Paradee of Federal Way

Election night insight in Federal Way | Andy Hobbs

Amid the hot debate over Proposition 1 and an elected mayor, both sides of the fence were relatively calm on election night.Federal Way City Council… Continue reading

Craig Adamowski chats with a customer at 99 Bottles in Federal Way. Craig

99 Bottles was created by beer lovers, for beer lovers.The Federal Way store was recently named “Best Beer Store in Western Washington” by KING 5… Continue reading

Craig Adamowski chats with a customer at 99 Bottles in Federal Way. Craig
Craig Adamowski chats with a customer at 99 Bottles in Federal Way. Craig
Craig Adamowski chats with a customer at 99 Bottles in Federal Way. Craig
Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club is located at 3583 SW 320th St. Twin Lakes homeowners will vote on a proposal that doubles their dues in exchange for amenities at the private club.

Twin Lakes tackles the country club conundrum

Residents of the Twin Lakes community will soon vote on whether to double their homeowners association dues to help preserve the Twin Lakes Golf and… Continue reading

Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club is located at 3583 SW 320th St. Twin Lakes homeowners will vote on a proposal that doubles their dues in exchange for amenities at the private club.

Story for Federal Way veterans | Andy Hobbs

As a senior in high school, Grandpa got his first vehicle: A green U.S. Army Jeep. He graduated early and went to boot camp, then… Continue reading

Two conflicting stories on whether Judge Morgan admitted campaign violations

Two different accounts have surfaced over whether an embattled Federal Way judge admitted to campaign violations.A hearing by the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission (PDC)… Continue reading

From left: Mary Do of Special Olympics Washington; Rose Ehl of the Federal Way Farmers Market; Jennifer Dovey of Windermere Real Estate; Kimberly Bench

Chili Cook-off benefits Special Olympics Washington, South King Firefighters Foundation

With money raised during the second annual Chili Cook-off, the Federal Way Farmers Market distributed checks to two charities on Oct. 20.On behalf of South… Continue reading

From left: Mary Do of Special Olympics Washington; Rose Ehl of the Federal Way Farmers Market; Jennifer Dovey of Windermere Real Estate; Kimberly Bench
Herman Brewer and Heather LaneMcCants on Oct. 15.

South Sound Young Professionals host the candidates

The South Sound Young Professionals hosted a forum for all candidates in Federal Way on Oct. 15 at the Palace Korean BBQ Restaurant. Nearly all… Continue reading

Herman Brewer and Heather LaneMcCants on Oct. 15.

Meet the candidates: Federal Way Municipal Court judge | Election 2009

Four judicial candidates for Federal Way Municipal Court participated in a forum Oct. 13 at Federal Way High School.Rebecca Robertson is challenging incumbent Michael Morgan… Continue reading

From left: Jim Burbidge and Jerry Vaughn of Federal Way Works

Elected mayor debate, round two: ACT vs. Federal Way Works

In a rematch from 2008, representatives from Federal Way Works and Accountability Comes to Town (ACT) debated the future of Federal Way's government.City council member… Continue reading

From left: Jim Burbidge and Jerry Vaughn of Federal Way Works

Elected mayor debate and a man who had it both ways | Andy Hobbs

The public is caught in a crossfire over the proposed change to Federal Way’s form of government.For more action, be sure to attend a debate… Continue reading

Candidates forum: Federal Way City Council

Six candidates for Federal Way City Council participated in a forum Oct. 7 at the Federal Way Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon.Roger Freeman and Diana… Continue reading

Resident works to save Federal Way’s Martin Luther King celebration

Federal Way resident Louise Wessel has stepped up to fill a void as organizer of the city's annual Martin Luther King celebration.Wessel is seeking volunteers… Continue reading