For the Mirror

Waste Management to donate $5K to MSC with help of local residents

Federal Way residents can support the Multi-Service Center by signing up for one of Waste Management’s free services.


Lakehaven Water and Sewer District offices in Federal Way. File photo

Federal Way wins court case for water and sewer tax

Tax is expected to generate about $1 million in revenue each year.


Federal Way City Council votes to distribute CARES Act funds to local businesses

The City of Federal Way was awarded $2.96 million in federal funding to help with costs incurred due to pandemic.


City-led coronavirus response task forces work to establish support network

Business Resiliency and Community Continuity task forces aim to focus on economy, at-risk populations amid current health crisis.

Highline College Foundation launches COVID-19 student support fund

As a result of nation-wide pandemic, some students express inability to pay for classes, utilities, food or books.

Jimmy Mac’s Roadhouse to launch Feed A Hero program this week

A $10 donation provides five meals for St. Francis Hospital workers at May 6 event.

Federal Way City Council approves emergency funding, moratorium on renters late fees

Both measures were approved unanimously at Tuesday night’s virtual council meeting.

Opinion: Public deserves honest information on sex education

The Washington comprehensive sex education bill passed in the Senate on March 7.

The Performing Arts and Events Center in Federal Way will remain closed through April 27. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Closures of city-owned facilities extended

The Federal Way Community Center, Dumas Bay Centre and PAEC to remain closed through April 27.

The Performing Arts and Events Center in Federal Way will remain closed through April 27. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Federal Way mayor implements emergency relief measures to combat economic impacts of COVID-19

Mayor places freeze on landlord late fees charged to renters; City also to donate $15,000 to Multi-Service Center food bank.

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Rotary Club of Federal Way donates $7,000 emergency funding to help organizations provide food

The club donated $3,500 to Communities In Schools to help feed more students; $3,500 to local churches to provide groceries to those in need.

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Multi-Service Center needs volunteers as food bank customers surge during COVID-19 pandemic

During the first week of this crisis, MSC has seen a 25% increase in the number of customers to the food bank that serves the Federal Way School District area.

Federal Way mayor to host virtual town hall about impact of COVID-19

The meeting at noon Friday, March 20 will include representatives from the Federal Way Police Department, South King Fire Rescue and others.

Federal Way mayor activates Emergency Operations Center; Permit Center closes for in-person business

City of Federal Way’s weekly update regarding COVID-19 prevention.

Federal Way Municipal Court to reschedule hearings to prevent spread of COVID-19

The court is rescheduling hearings to take place after May 1 unless the case involves a threat to public safety.

Federal Way to close community center, performing arts center and Dumas Bay Centre

The closures will take effect Thursday, March 12 through March 31.

Hatchers awarded MLK Medal of Distinguished Service

Couple honored for their work to help others in the Federal Way, Auburn communities.

Federal Way student serves as page with Rep. Pellicciotti

Pages assume a wide variety of responsibilities, from presenting the flags to distributing amendments on the House floor.

Section 8 housing voucher waiting list lottery underway

Low-income households encouraged to apply by Feb. 25; 2,500 to make list.

Senate passes Wilson bill to prohibit solitary confinement of youths

The legislation passed by the Senate on Monday would bar juvenile holding facilities from subjecting teens to solitary confinement.