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Domestic Violence: You can break the cycle

Domestic Violence: You can break the cycle

Domestic violence can only be a quiet crime if we refuse to start talking about it.

Domestic Violence: You can break the cycle
Feast on Tacoma City Ballet’s ‘Dracula’

Feast on Tacoma City Ballet’s ‘Dracula’

Audience members are encouraged to wear costumes and donate blood.

Feast on Tacoma City Ballet’s ‘Dracula’
Mother of man fatally shot by Federal Way police files lawsuit against city

Mother of man fatally shot by Federal Way police files lawsuit against city

Suit claims man was experiencing a mental health episode and not a danger to others.

Mother of man fatally shot by Federal Way police files lawsuit against city
Longtime community volunteer starts nonprofit to help families, students

Longtime community volunteer starts nonprofit to help families, students

Organization helps with diapers, student expenses.

Longtime community volunteer starts nonprofit to help families, students
Ezell’s among tenants coming to Center Plaza in Federal Way

Ezell’s among tenants coming to Center Plaza in Federal Way

After the fire, Center Plaza announces incoming businesses that will lease completed building.

Ezell’s among tenants coming to Center Plaza in Federal Way
World Vision distributed supplies to people affected by Hurricane Florence in North Carolina. Courtesy photo.

World Vision assists with hurricane relief efforts

The organization, headquartered in Federal Way, has helped send 18,000 supplies to the Carolinas.

World Vision distributed supplies to people affected by Hurricane Florence in North Carolina. Courtesy photo.
Federal Way appeals 2016 audit

Federal Way appeals 2016 audit

State Department of Retirement Services acknowledges misinformation given to city in final report.

Federal Way appeals 2016 audit
SUV collides with semi truck on 320th in Federal Way

SUV collides with semi truck on 320th in Federal Way

The semi driver was uninjured while the SUV driver sustained multiple injuries.

SUV collides with semi truck on 320th in Federal Way
Port of Seattle denies public comment scoping extension

Port of Seattle denies public comment scoping extension

Federal Way City Council requested extension of public comment to allow further study.

Port of Seattle denies public comment scoping extension
Victim holds suspect at gunpoint during attempted car theft in Federal Way

Victim holds suspect at gunpoint during attempted car theft in Federal Way

Sample of the Federal Way Police crime blotter.

Victim holds suspect at gunpoint during attempted car theft in Federal Way
3 students injured in Federal Way school bus crash in Auburn | Update

3 students injured in Federal Way school bus crash in Auburn | Update

The school bus was traveling down 51st Avenue with three students on board.

3 students injured in Federal Way school bus crash in Auburn | Update
Workers protest construction company over low wages in Federal Way

Workers protest construction company over low wages in Federal Way

Company says the workers’ reasoning behind the protests is incorrect.

Workers protest construction company over low wages in Federal Way
Pauline Nganga, a Kenya-born Federal Way resident and former registered nurse opened her healthcare staffing business in June of 2017, and recently opened a location in Oregon. Photo courtesy of Pauline Nganga

Federal Way nurse pursues passion for healthcare with staffing business

Diligent Healthcare Staffing places certified nurses with facilities around region.

Pauline Nganga, a Kenya-born Federal Way resident and former registered nurse opened her healthcare staffing business in June of 2017, and recently opened a location in Oregon. Photo courtesy of Pauline Nganga
Federal Way mayor’s proposed budget focuses on sustaining revenue

Federal Way mayor’s proposed budget focuses on sustaining revenue

City will not borrow any money, and will repay the reserve fund under proposal

Federal Way mayor’s proposed budget focuses on sustaining revenue
First of the first responders

First of the first responders

911 dispatchers and call receivers play critical roles in traumatic situations

First of the first responders
Federal Way will exit regional jail agreement to save money

Federal Way will exit regional jail agreement to save money

Rising operational costs are cited for the proposal; the city still owes millions for the facility’s construction.

Federal Way will exit regional jail agreement to save money
Ex-wife seeks vengeance

Ex-wife seeks vengeance

Death threats: At 3:25 Sept. 3 near the 2200 block of S. Star Lake, the victim called 911 to report harassment by phone. The victim… Continue reading

Ex-wife seeks vengeance
Federal Way mishandled employee retirement benefits, audit finds

Federal Way mishandled employee retirement benefits, audit finds

According to the latest city audit, several employees retirement benefits could be affected due to never being reported

Federal Way mishandled employee retirement benefits, audit finds
Creepy guy reported in gym sauna

Creepy guy reported in gym sauna

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log: Confused resident: At 6:01 p.m. Aug. 27 near the 2500 block of S. 284th Street,… Continue reading

Creepy guy reported in gym sauna
Top 7 stores for Federal Way back-to-school shoppers

Top 7 stores for Federal Way back-to-school shoppers

Sending your kids back to school isn’t cheap, but here are a few of the most popular places Federal Wayans like to shop to be back-to-school ready!

Top 7 stores for Federal Way back-to-school shoppers