Andy Hobbs

Otis G. Clark turned 106 this month.

106-year-old evangelist still hard at work

Otis G. Clark turned 106 on Feb. 13, 2009, and still works as a traveling evangelist. His secret to longevity? "Get on God's side," said Clark, who lives in unincorporated King County near the Pierce County line.

Otis G. Clark turned 106 this month.
Federal Way resident Pete Gonzales received the Mentor of the Year Award for his volunteer efforts to help Michael Velazquez and Jonathan Reyes

Pete Gonzales named Mentor of the Year

The annual Communities in Schools of Federal Way's Literacy Breakfast, held Feb. 24 at Christian Faith Center, raised about $43,000 for several education programs.At the… Continue reading

Federal Way resident Pete Gonzales received the Mentor of the Year Award for his volunteer efforts to help Michael Velazquez and Jonathan Reyes
Cathy Atkins

Literacy Breakfast raises nearly $43,000 to boost education in Federal Way

The annual Communities in Schools of Federal Way's Literacy Breakfast, held Feb. 24 at Christian Faith Center, raised about $43,000 for several education programs."We got… Continue reading

Cathy Atkins
Federal Way-based Weyerhaeuser's fourth-quarter loss exceeded $1 billion in 2008

Weyerhaeuser: Victim of economy and green times | Business analysis

If the newspaper industry needs a stiff drink, it should grab a stool next to Weyerhaeuser. Both suffocate at the hands of two intertwined movements.The… Continue reading

Federal Way-based Weyerhaeuser's fourth-quarter loss exceeded $1 billion in 2008

Former court employee seeks damages from Federal Way

A former employee of the Federal Way Municipal Court filed a claim for damages against the city and court.Colleen Roque, a former court services supervisor,… Continue reading

Porn tax: Bill seeks 18.5 percent increase in Washington state

State Rep. Mark Miloscia proposed legislation that would add an 18.5 percent tax on pornographic materials in Washington state.Proceeds from the extra tax on adult… Continue reading

Foreclosures change the game for Federal Way real estate agents

Foreclosures, considered a last resort for homeowners and banks, are now a routine part of doing business for real estate agents.The ongoing housing slump and… Continue reading

State of the City: Mayor wants Federal Way to help thy neighbor

In his State of the City address, Federal Way Mayor Jack Dovey spoke of 2008's accomplishments and 2009's goals during the Federal Way Chamber of… Continue reading

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By Andy Hobbs, Mirror editor

Heart health for men and women: Simple tips to save your life

Susan Eardley, a cardiac nurse at St. Joseph Hospital's heart and vascular center, offered a few tips on heart health Jan. 28 during the Federal… Continue reading

These three images were used to prove Glenn Proctor was not the shooter in a homicide last year at the Federal Way Transit Center. Video forensics expert Tom Sandor developed a program called Cranial Relative Comparative Measurement. The program converts facial features into mathematical formulas. Sandor compared a surveillance photo of the shooter and two photos of Proctor that were taken in jail. Sandor compared facial features related to bone structure in the hairline

Video forensics clear suspect in Federal Way Transit Center homicide; investigation exposes shortcomings in surveillance

Video forensics helped clear a suspect who was held in jail for nearly a year after a Federal Way shooting.King County prosecutors dismissed charges against… Continue reading

These three images were used to prove Glenn Proctor was not the shooter in a homicide last year at the Federal Way Transit Center. Video forensics expert Tom Sandor developed a program called Cranial Relative Comparative Measurement. The program converts facial features into mathematical formulas. Sandor compared a surveillance photo of the shooter and two photos of Proctor that were taken in jail. Sandor compared facial features related to bone structure in the hairline

State laws finally back the right horse

Traffic halts before a red light at South 320th Street and Pacific Highway South in Federal Way.For a moment, let’s replace the asphalt with dirt.… Continue reading

The Mirror scored more on-the-spot counseling with television psychologist Dr. Phil, this time about the proposed Federal Way Performing Arts and Cultural Center. While reading,… Continue reading

The Mirror scored more on-the-spot counseling with television psychologist Dr. Phil, this time about the proposed Federal Way Performing Arts and Cultural Center. While reading,… Continue reading

The Mirror scored more on-the-spot counseling with television psychologist Dr. Phil, this time about the proposed Federal Way Performing Arts and Cultural Center. While reading,… Continue reading

TV news wins during bad weather

You can read about the weather in a newspaper. You can read about the weather online, and maybe watch a video or live weather-cam.But to… Continue reading

Nancy Herigstad holds one of her favorite dolls among the batch donated Dec. 17 to Multi-Service Center's Christmas House.

Twin Cedars Doll Project brings smiles to Federal Way faces

After three years, the Twin Cedars Doll Project continues to grow — all in the name of charity.Residents at the Twin Cedars community in unincorporated… Continue reading

Nancy Herigstad holds one of her favorite dolls among the batch donated Dec. 17 to Multi-Service Center's Christmas House.

Todd Beamer High School taps the power of peer pressure

One night, vandals terrorized a cluster of homes on our street in a small Midwestern town.The vandals splattered houses with eggs, smashed flood lights, destroyed… Continue reading

Federal Way judge negotiated language of allegations found in reprimand

In Washington state, only the Commission on Judicial Conduct (CJC) has legal authority over an elected judge's conduct and discipline.In addition, only the CJC and… Continue reading