Bob Roegner

Bob Roegner

The front runner so far in Koppang-Hiller race | Inside Politics

The race to replace departing Councilman Bob Celski has brought together two people who have much in common, but also some differences — Mark Koppang and Julie Hiller.

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Bob Roegner

Clinton led to Ferrell-Hickel key debate | Inside Politics

Apparently receiving the “Key to the City” is the gift that keeps on giving, and after tax credits for the Performing Arts and Events Center, it’s the hottest debate in town.

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Bob Roegner

Major upsets with primary election results | Inside Politics

In the midst of a predictable primary election, there were two major surprises.

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Bob Roenger

2016: Let the back alley knife fight begin | Inside Politics

This year is the warm-up act for 2016, which will be a significant year in politics.

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Bob Roenger

New Federal Way superintendent, new school board? | Inside Politics

New superintendent of schools Tammy Campbell has been getting a crash course in Federal Way’s history, community goals and its multicultural makeup.

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Bob Roegner

Primary races to watch closely | Inside Politics

The Aug. 4 primary election will advance the top two finalists to the November general election.

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Bob Roenger

This column should be about last week’s candidates’ forum. But that will have to wait, because the talk of the town is Mayor Jim Ferrell’s out-of-control rant at one of the City Council candidates during the forum.

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Bob Roenger

Federal Way mayor’s rant takes over candidate forum | Inside Politics

This column should be about last week’s candidates’ forum. But that will have to wait, because the talk of the town is Mayor Jim Ferrell’s out-of-control rant at one of the City Council candidates during the forum.

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Bob Roegner

PAEC at the point of no return? | Inside Politics

Have we reached the point of no return in the construction of the Performing Arts and Events Center?

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Bob Roegner

Did they say that: Humorous mid-year quotes | Inside Politics

It’s that time of year when it’s educational to review some of the more interesting comments from the first six months of the year.

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Bob Roegner

Public service or insiders club? | Inside Politics

Over the past few years there has been a significant amount of discussion, some of it critical, about South King Fire and Rescue.

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Bob Roegner

Hits, misses and rumors of WSU eyeing Federal Way branch | Inside Politics

Economic development has been at the forefront of every Puget Sound city’s wish list. The competition among jurisdictions remains intense.

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Bob Roegner

Questions to ask the candidates | Inside Politics

The field is now set for the elections this fall. But what do you want to know from the candidates? What issues do you care about?

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Bob Roegner

Centerstage breakup and makeup with city of Federal Way | Inside Politics

As Neil Sedaka once crooned, “Breaking Up is Hard to Do.” But as Mayor Jim Ferrell has learned this past week, getting back together again isn’t always a picnic either.

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Bob Roegner

Long-term vision sorely needed on light rail route | Inside Politics

Have you seen the elevated light rail system at SeaTac Airport?

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Bob Roegner

Election oddities abound in local races | Inside Politics

So far, 2015 is shaping up as one of the strangest election years in recent memory.

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Bob Roegner

Seattle Times went too far to try and subvert legal system | Inside Politics

Innocent until proven guilty. Do we still really believe that?

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Bob Roegner

How Federal Way races are unfolding | Inside Politics

If it weren’t for the City Council meetings, all of us political junkies would be bored. But not to worry, the stakes are so high,

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Bob Roegner

Marijuana debate in Federal Way ignites disagreement | Inside Politics

Last week’s council meeting turned out to be one of the most contentious meetings in the last decade as city leaders’ passionate political views and questionable behavior overwhelmed the usually staid and dignified council chambers.

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Bob Roegner

How the dominoes may fall for Kelley, Miloscia, Moore | Inside Politics

Democratic state Auditor Troy Kelley sits first in the domino line. Between now and July, he and the federal government will decide whether or not he

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