Haley Donwerth

Luckisha Phillips: School Board District 3 candidate

‘My passion is advocating for children with special needs, and I’m an educator, which means I understand the importance of retaining our quality teachers …’

40-year-old motorcyclist dies in suspected DUI crash

It appears speed and alcohol may have been a factor in the crash, according to police.

DaVita breaks ground on new building in Federal Way

The newest addition is expected to bring 1,300 full-time employees to the city.

Mother of slain Federal Way teen seeks more jail time for son’s murderer

Leilani Gennings to appeal sentencing of Michael Rogers after he received 8 years for killing her son.

Man claims kidnapper beat him, forced him to wear a dress while cleaning

The man was taken to a home and forced to clean it while wearing a black dress as he was beaten with a metal pipe.

Run with a Cop benefits Special Olympics

Dozens of community members had a great time running with Federal Way police for Special Olympics.

Man wounded in shooting at Federal Way apartment

Man sustained non-life-threatening injuries after he was shot in the leg Saturday night.

One female died and another was seriously injured after a DUI-related two-car collision on I-5 Southbound in Federal Way. Photo Courtesy of Trooper Johnna Batiste

Teen charged with vehicular homicide in fatal DUI crash

Zoe Rose Phillips admitted to police she had been drinking Hennessey and smoking marijuana before her car struck a guardrail on Interstate 5.

One female died and another was seriously injured after a DUI-related two-car collision on I-5 Southbound in Federal Way. Photo Courtesy of Trooper Johnna Batiste

Federal Way Council candidate declines Democrats’ endorsement after they censured her

Sharry Edwards to move forward as an independent after her questionable behavior, stance on drug use led to divide with Democrats.

Car plows into pool building at Federal Way apartment complex

Woman accidentally hits the gas instead of the brake and accelerates into the pool building, causing major damage.

Woman faces vehicular homicide charges after female dies in DUI crash on I-5

An 18-year-old woman was arrested in connection with the crash after one person died and another was seriously injured.

Police investigating stolen firearm found inside abandoned purse

The owner of the purse arrived at Walmart shortly after police did.

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.