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Did Federal Way staff go too far responding to opinion? | Inside Politics

City staff are frequently used to refute citizen comments that question city decisions. But how much is too much?

Has City Hall captured Federal Way mayor? | Inside Politics

Jim Ferrell has a chance to be a really good mayor, maybe even better than good. But he appears headed toward the same mistakes for which he criticized his predecessor Mayor Skip Priest.

The surprising announcement by Federal Way City Council member, Bob Celski, that he would not seek re-election has thrown a huge curve ball at a candidate pool that was starting to take shape.

Bob Celski’s decision not to seek re-election shakes up local politics | Inside Politics

The surprising announcement by Federal Way City Council member, Bob Celski, that he would not seek re-election has thrown a huge curve ball at a candidate pool that was starting to take shape.

State representatives playing politics | Inside Politics

With the future of education in question; need for improvements in services for the poor, infirm and elderly; significant needs in transportation

The race for Federal Way seats heats up | Inside Politics

Think holding public office sounds like fun? Then this is the year for you.

Process to fill 30th District seat was game of charades | Inside Politics

The only people who enjoyed the process to fill the legislative vacancy created by Roger Freeman’s passing might be chess players,

Top newsmakers to watch for this year | Inside Politics

The top political stories of 2014 were: Council passage of the Performing Arts and Conference Center; state Rep. Roger Freeman’s passing;

Outstanding politician and other awards for 2014 | Inside Politics

The “Artful Dodger” award goes to Mark Miloscia for successfully switching to the Republican party after 14 years as a Democrat office holder,

Federal Way’s political humor in 2014 | Inside Politics

In politics there is always humor. Most of it is funny, some is sad and some revealing. Here are some samplings from this year.

In politics there is always humor. Most of it is funny, some is sad and some revealing. Here are some samplings from this year.

Mayor Ferrell had good first year in office | Inside Politics

Jim Ferrell has brought much needed energy, activism and a sense of urgency to the mayor’s job.

Federal Way snubs Auburn in health center save | Inside Politics

Apparently the solution King County, Federal Way and Auburn arrived at weeks ago to save the King County Health Centers wasn’t quite the study in harmony we were told at the time.

How will process to replace Rep. Freeman unfold? | Inside Politics

Earlier this week the 30th District Democrats met to determine a list of nominees to replace the late Roger Freeman in the state Legislature.

Outgoing Sen. Eide served with distinction | Inside Politics

“I have been blessed to be able to serve in the Legislature; it is the last place I never thought I would be … politics,” says retiring state Sen. Tracey Eide.

Ins and outs of 30th District decision | Inside Politics

What do Carol Gregory, Shari Song, Greg Baruso, Roger Flygare, Richard Champion and Martin Moore have in common?

Reflections on election and looking ahead | Inside Politics

Turnout, turnout, turnout! Those who vote get to decide for everyone else what is important and who wins!

Feeling stressed in Federal Way? | Inside Politics

How could Federal Way be ranked the ninth most stressful city in the state?

General election predictions for Federal Way, nearby races | Inside Politics

As always, I have sought out the best advice possible to make my annual predictions of the winners in the key political races.

Political hits mount in heated Dovey/Freeman race | Inside Politics

Most of the statewide media attention during this election season has focused on the race between Republican Mark Miloscia and Democrat Shari Song because the winner may determine control of the state Senate.