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Mayor, police, fire and utilities talk how city is responding to COVID-19 during town hall

Mayor Ferrell and city partners talk pandemic updates, city and community functions during the outbreak.

 

Senior centers around the city are taking extra precautions to ensure the health and safety of their residents.

Federal Way senior facilities on ‘high alert’ amid COVID-19 pandemic

Facilities that serve seniors are taking extra precautions to ensure the health and safety of residents.

 

Greg Baruso appointed to Federal Way City Council following mayor’s controversial tiebreaker

The 34-year firefighter and Diversity Commission chair was selected out of 18 total candidates; council members call out mayor for “betraying” their trust.

 

Writing magnifies critical thinking for biology students

Federal Way Public Schools implements new writing structure called CER, or claim, evidence and reasoning.

Decatur cheer took home first place in two divisions at state earlier this month. Photo courtesy of Decatur cheer

Decatur cheer wins state titles

Decatur has a lot to cheer for this month. The Gators cheer team placed first in two divisions at state earlier this month, taking home… Continue reading

Decatur cheer took home first place in two divisions at state earlier this month. Photo courtesy of Decatur cheer

Teen sentenced in drive-by shooting that injured 14-year-old girl in Federal Way

Girl’s family protests at courthouse for stricter gun control and increased sentences for gun-related crimes.

20/20 vision for the 30th annual State of the City

Federal Way mayor rolls out the city’s “30 for 30” campaign; addresses permitting, crime statistics and more.

‘Winning is all they know’: Todd Beamer, Decatur power through to girls basketball regional playoffs

Todd Beamer girls set to play Bellarmine Prep in the first round of the Hardwood Classic state basketball tournament March 8.

Federal Way coffee shop employees robbed at gunpoint

Suspect got away with the tip jar and the company’s tablet.

City staff discover public restroom turned into homeless sleeping area

The restroom had a strong odor of mildew, urine and feces; parks staff cleaned it up.

Federal Way Police Department Crime Analyst Michelle Roy was named the Mirror’s February Citizen of the Month. Courtesy photo.

Helping keep Federal Way safe

Federal Way Police Department’s Michelle Roy has keen eye for crime data.

Federal Way Police Department Crime Analyst Michelle Roy was named the Mirror’s February Citizen of the Month. Courtesy photo.

19 apply for open Federal Way City Council seat

Council interviews will be held at a future, undetermined date and are open to the public.

Federal Way Council candidate Pagliocco on probation for reckless driving after 2016 DUI arrest

Council candidate Pagliocco is on probation until 2022 and required an interlock device on his car for a DUI arrest in 2016.

Federal Way pondering panhandling signs, other solutions

City looking at several cities to analyze how they handle panhandling, including Lakewood and Bellevue.

Seattle police investigating fatal shooting of Federal Way man

Someone called 911 about an illegal discharge approximately 100 yards from the victim’s Federal Way home; police are trying to determine if the shooting happened in Federal Way.

El Centro de la Raza comes to Federal Way

“The Center for People of all Races” aims to bring hope to the community.

Burien man pleads not guilty in fatal stabbing at Federal Way motel

Video footage shows Nicky Juneau apparently assaulting 30-year-old who tries to run away before he is killed.

Crime down in Federal Way for fourth year

But some residents don’t feel safe following recent uptick in violent crime — including four fatal shootings.

Metal bar smashes through windshield on I-5 in Federal Way

The bar grazed the driver’s head and he sustained minor injuries.

Counting all of Federal Way’s homeless in

Limitations of King County’s annual homeless street count could result in an undercount and ineffective solutions.