For the Mirror

Opinion: Public deserves honest information on sex education

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


Federal Way mayor to propose emergency social services funding for council consideration

The package includes $88,500 in immediate funding to the Multi-Service Center, the Federal Way Senior Center, and Catholic Community Services (CCS).


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.


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.

Council member Kochmar awarded Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership

Kochmar completed more than 60 hours of training credits and demonstrated community service.

Senate passes Wilson bill to make childcare facilities gun-free zones

Wilson said Senate Bill 5434 would help keep younger children safe from the deadly shootings that are spilling into public venues with increasing frequency.

Attorney and community volunteer Jamila Taylor running for state House seat

Victim rights advocate will bring voice for women, seniors, youth and other vulnerable populations in the criminal justice system.

El Centro de la Raza to host Federal Way open house Feb. 7

El Centro do la Raza’s programs target poverty reduction and self-sufficiency, at the individual, family and community level.

Snohomish man who recently moved to Federal Way arrested for child rape, molestation

The suspect was arrested at his place of employment in Puyallup on Jan. 30 and booked into Snohomomish County Jail.

Moore running for Pos. 1 in 30th District House race

Moore seeks election to Rep. Mike Pellicciotti’s seat as the representative runs for state treasurer.