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 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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Peggy LaPorte, the founder and president of FUSION, has been named the Mirror’s Citizen of the Month for July. FUSION, which stands for Friends United to Shelter the Indigent, Oppressed and Needy, is a nonprofit charity organization that provides transitional housing and support services for homeless families and has been a mainstay of non-governmental social services in Federal Way for a number of years now.
The Federal Way National Little League 10/11 Softball All-Stars, along with the Majors All-Stars, fought their way to the state championship game in their respective tournaments, according to a press release from the Federal Way National Little League organizers.
The Federal Way City Council held it’s first study session regarding a new committee that would help direct an economic summit for Federal Way’s future that city officials hope to have happen by this fall.