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Todd Keeney, president of the Federal Way Washington Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, presents a check towards diapers for FWPS families to Laura Batcheller, ECEAP/Head Start (ESTART) program manager​ of Federal Way Public Schools. Courtesy photo

Local LDS church donates to families of FWPS Early Learning program

The donations included hygiene kits, cleaning supplies, and a six-month supply of diapers for 460 kids, and more.

Todd Keeney, president of the Federal Way Washington Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, presents a check towards diapers for FWPS families to Laura Batcheller, ECEAP/Head Start (ESTART) program manager​ of Federal Way Public Schools. Courtesy photo
Waste Management to donate $5K to MSC with help of local residents

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.

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

Lakehaven Water and Sewer District offices in Federal Way. File photo
Federal Way City Council votes to distribute CARES Act funds to local businesses

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.

Federal Way City Council votes to distribute CARES Act funds to local businesses
City-led coronavirus response task forces work to establish support network

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.

City-led coronavirus response task forces work to establish support network
Highline College Foundation launches COVID-19 student support fund

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.

Highline College Foundation launches COVID-19 student support fund
Jimmy Mac’s Roadhouse to launch Feed A Hero program this week

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.

Jimmy Mac’s Roadhouse to launch Feed A Hero program this week
Federal Way City Council approves emergency funding, moratorium on renters late fees

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

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

Federal Way City Council approves emergency funding, moratorium on renters late fees
Opinion: Public deserves honest information on sex education

Opinion: Public deserves honest information on sex education

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

Opinion: Public deserves honest information on sex education
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

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.

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

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.

Multi-Service Center needs volunteers as food bank customers surge during COVID-19 pandemic
Federal Way mayor to host virtual town hall about impact of COVID-19

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 to host virtual town hall about impact of COVID-19
Federal Way mayor activates Emergency Operations Center; Permit Center closes for in-person business

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 mayor activates Emergency Operations Center; Permit Center closes for in-person business
Federal Way Municipal Court to reschedule hearings to prevent spread of COVID-19

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 Municipal Court to reschedule hearings to prevent spread of COVID-19
Federal Way to close community center, performing arts center and Dumas Bay Centre

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

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

Federal Way to close community center, performing arts center and Dumas Bay Centre
Hatchers awarded MLK Medal of Distinguished Service

Hatchers awarded MLK Medal of Distinguished Service

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

Hatchers awarded MLK Medal of Distinguished Service
Federal Way student serves as page with Rep. Pellicciotti

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.

Federal Way student serves as page with Rep. Pellicciotti
Section 8 housing voucher waiting list lottery underway

Section 8 housing voucher waiting list lottery underway

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

Section 8 housing voucher waiting list lottery underway