Greg Allmain

Federal Way Public Schools officials applaud the Washington State Supreme Court's decision to hold the state in contempt for failing to take adequate steps to fully fund education by 2018.

The Washington State Supreme Court has declared the state in contempt of court for failing to take adequate steps to fully fund education by 2018.

 

Federal Way Public Schools officials applaud the Washington State Supreme Court's decision to hold the state in contempt for failing to take adequate steps to fully fund education by 2018.

Federal Way education leaders applaud state Supreme Court’s contempt ruling

The Washington State Supreme Court has declared the state in contempt of court for failing to take adequate steps to fully fund education by 2018.

 

Federal Way Police Department

Police investigating dead puppy found suffocated in crate in Federal Way field

Federal Way police are investigating the suspicious death of a pit bull puppy that a Weyerhaeuser security guard found in a field near the campus on Sept. 5.

 

Lee Emory-Rosengreen

Federal Way police chief recognizes community for helping theft victim

Federal Way Police Department Chief Andy Hwang awarded a number of Police Chief Citations to police officers, civilian staff members and community members for their help with assisting Lee Emory-Rosengreen after a U-Haul truck with all of her possessions was stolen earlier this summer.

Lee Emory-Rosengreen
Michelle Miller

Federal Way driver takes home national championship

Local race car driver Michelle Miller recently won her second Sports Car Club of America National Championship at the club’s National Solo Championships in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Michelle Miller
Town Square Park features a chess game with large pieces

Federal Way Council tables plan to add more amenities at downtown park

The Federal Way City Council and Mayor Jim Ferrell agreed to table a previous plan to install playground equipment at Town Square Park, following a lively discussion regarding the park’s future during a meeting Tuesday.

Town Square Park features a chess game with large pieces
Greg Allmain

UK’s Rotherham rape scandal: The horror of political correctness | My Turn

A scandal rocked England last week, when a report revealed that town authorities knowingly covered up the systemic abduction and rape of young British girls (and a few boys) in the town of Rotherham.

Greg Allmain
An artist's rendering of the Performing Arts and Conference Center that will soon be constructed in Federal Way.

Federal Way Council approves PACC site as economic redevelopment zone

The Federal Way City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved making the soon-to-be-built Performing Arts and Conference Center property an economic redevelopment zone.

An artist's rendering of the Performing Arts and Conference Center that will soon be constructed in Federal Way.
Federal Way Public Schools' Educational Service Center.

Federal Way school board adopts budget for 2014-15

The Federal Way Public Schools board unanimously adopted the 2014-15 general fund budget, along with four other budgets that range from ASB funds to transportation funds, during its meeting on Tuesday.

Federal Way Public Schools' Educational Service Center.

State testing results released; schools hold steady

State testing results were released by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction this week and state Superintendent Randy Dorn said Washington is “holding steady from last year.”

Yohane Griffin playing with the Seattle Sounders Academy. Griffin will start his first day of school at the prestigious Montverde Academy in Florida

Federal Way athlete heads to prestigious academy

Most high school freshmen have plenty to worry about as they ready for their first day of school.

Yohane Griffin playing with the Seattle Sounders Academy. Griffin will start his first day of school at the prestigious Montverde Academy in Florida
A menu of MadiKat Cupcakes delicious offerings. The business is located at a kiosk in The Commons mall near Starbucks.

Young couple opens Madi Kat Cupcakes at Federal Way mall

Having just opened in May, the young owners of Madi Kat Cupcakes are already experiencing success here in Federal Way.

A menu of MadiKat Cupcakes delicious offerings. The business is located at a kiosk in The Commons mall near Starbucks.
Kayla Johnson with her first place medal from the Hershey's National Track Meet earlier this month in Hershey

Federal Way middle schoolers Kayla Johnson and Brett Ellingson brought home hardware from the Hershey’s Track and Field Games in Hershey, Pennsylvania on Aug. 2.

Kayla Johnson with her first place medal from the Hershey's National Track Meet earlier this month in Hershey
Federal Way Public Schools and the Federal Way Education Association recently reached a new contract agreement that will provide for some slight pay increases for teachers.

Federal Way school district, education association reach new contract agreement

Federal Way Public Schools and the Federal Way Education Association recently reached a new contract agreement that will be effective through August 31, 2017.

Federal Way Public Schools and the Federal Way Education Association recently reached a new contract agreement that will provide for some slight pay increases for teachers.
Kayla Johnson with her first place medal from the Hershey's National Track Meet earlier this month in Hershey

Federal Way athletes take first, second at Hershey’s Nationals

Federal Way middle schoolers Kayla Johnson and Brett Ellingson brought home hardware from the Hershey’s Track and Field Games in Hershey, Pennsylvania on Aug. 2.

Kayla Johnson with her first place medal from the Hershey's National Track Meet earlier this month in Hershey
The Federal Way City Council unanimously approved the installation of a 60-foot memorial flagpole on South 320th Street during their Aug. 12 meeting.

Federal Way Council approves 60-foot memorial flagpole on South 320th Street

The Federal Way City Council unanimously approved the installation of a 60-foot memorial flagpole on South 320th Street between Pacific Highway and 20th Avenue South.

The Federal Way City Council unanimously approved the installation of a 60-foot memorial flagpole on South 320th Street during their Aug. 12 meeting.
Lee Emory-Rosengreen

Federal Way police, community rally to help U-Haul theft victim | Photos

After the U-Haul with nearly all her possessions was stolen from a motel — including the remains of her late husband — Lee Emory-Rosengreen was able to have a little light shined on her life this week, thanks to the help of various organizations and businesses in Federal Way.

Lee Emory-Rosengreen
City of Federal Way

Federal Way Council issues moratorium on some city center development

The Federal Way City Council recently enacted a six-month moratorium aimed at halting any proposed expansions or creation of a “retail establishment providing entertainment, recreational, cultural services or activities” within the city center.

City of Federal Way
Spencer Clapp shows off his first place trophy from the District 6 tournament for the Washington Junior Golf Association. Clapp earned the first place earlier this month

Federal Way golfers make it to state tournament

Four Federal Way-based golfers are set to play in the Washington Junior Golf Association State championship tournament next week.

Spencer Clapp shows off his first place trophy from the District 6 tournament for the Washington Junior Golf Association. Clapp earned the first place earlier this month
An architect's rendering of the new Federal Way High School.

District receives approximately $30 million in state funding for FWHS revamp

The Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction announced last week that it was releasing $213 million to districts across the state for capital construction projects.

An architect's rendering of the new Federal Way High School.