Haley Donwerth

Rhododendron Garden plans to remain rooted in Federal Way

Forty years of rhododendrons at the Rhododendron Garden in Federal Way has put the city on the map as having the largest collection in the world.

Federal Way increases solid waste tax to improve roadways

Ten percent increase will generate $1.5 million annually.

WSU student helps create Federal Way police mentorship program

Megan Schafer, WSU senior, helped create this program when she was looking for a place to explore her career passions over the summer.

Democrats censure Federal Way Council candidate Sharry Edwards

30th District Democrats claims Edwards behavior was “threatening”; mayor says Dems ambushed Edwards.

Saghalie Park gets new turf

A grant from the King County Council will help the city replace the turf field at the park this fall.

Students get firsthand look at nursing

15-year-old Decatur student Favour Ayemere explored a career as a nurse through MultiCare’s Nurse Camp.

Police investigating alleged gunman at Federal Way Walmart

Police are looking for the suspect.

Man attempts to kidnap 2 girls at knifepoint

Girls were able to jump out of suspect’s car at an apartment complex and call 911.

Federal Way community connects with police, fire officials during National Night Out

Federal Way hosts another successful community-connecting event.

A missing Shoreline woman’s last known location was Federal Way. Courtesy photo

Police searching for missing elderly woman whose last location was in Federal Way

Mary Onyango, 73, went missing from her sister’s Shoreline Home on Aug. 2.

A missing Shoreline woman’s last known location was Federal Way. Courtesy photo

Firefighters battle two brush fires in Federal Way

South King Fire and Rescue extinguished an illegal backyard burn; responded to brush fire at Dash Point State Park.

Woman protests in front of PSE truck after her power shut off, resists arrest

She kicked the patrol vehicle door and dented it before police arrested her.

Oldest active drag queen helps launch county LGBTQ task force

South King County LGBTQ Task Force holds inaugural event with drag queen Darcelle XV and a documentary about her life.

Group attempts to halt measure aimed to protect apartment tenants in Federal Way

The judge denied the Rental Housing Association of Washington’s temporary restraining order against Stable Homes Federal Way.

Film Festival @ Browns Point to host inaugural event Aug. 2-3

Festival aims to show films with solutions to various social justice issues.

Council hopeful blasts Federal Way deputy mayor for accepting marijuana industry donations

Candidate Sharry Edwards rescinds her ‘bribery’ accusations, but urges Susan Honda to give back donations. Honda denies Edwards’ claims.

Couple attempts to set up marijuana grow at elderly person’s home

The following is a sample of the Federal Way police blotter.

FUSION’s 20th housing unit to help another homeless family

Robin O’Grady, executive director of FUSION, said this home will help them continue the good work they are doing in the community.

Rhythm and Brews event draws large crowd to Federal Way

The annual event showcased several different brews and live music for attendees to enjoy.

Federal Way Council selects pro and con marijuana advisory committee

Six residents were appointed to two advisory committees regarding Proposition No. 1 on the November ballot, one pro and one con.