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Federal Way police investigating rape allegations against former high school coach

The suspect is not affiliated with any high school in Federal Way, according to police.

Break the chains anti-human trafficking event set for May 18

The annual event is the largest anti-human trafficking event in Washington state.

Juvenile arrested for bomb threat at elementary school

Suspect admitted to calling in the fake bomb threat.

Federal Way police investigating rape allegations against former high school coach

The suspect is not affiliated with any high school in Federal Way, according to police.

Federal Way community gets behind diaper dash

Annual event nets 153,362 diapers for babies.

‘It’s like a fairy tale’: Centenarian recalls surviving war, finding peace through art

Federal Way woman decoded messages detailing bomb raids during the war for the German Air Force.

Motorcycle crash miracle: South King Fire to honor heroic family who saved man’s life

Motorcyclist loses limbs in crash, but faith and support are helping him and his family through.

City, organizations mull plan for severe weather sheltering

Mayor Jim Ferrell said he was ‘gratified’ at the large event turnout.

Federal Way Council passes amendment to realign future 324th Street S.

The mayor said the city is working on the amendment to save the 1,000 jobs DaVita will bring to Federal Way.

Federal Way breaks ground on downtown staircase

Mayor: “Where there was once a wall, there will now be a place to recreate, eat or meet friends and family.”

Homeless man cracks down on crime in Federal Way

‘If the government is not fulfilling their duty … then people have to step up and do it for themselves.’

City’s process to accommodate DaVita draws concerns

Mayor, deputy mayor clash over letter to DaVita; commissioner feels threatened by city staff.

Suspect who shot at Federal Way police charged with assault, robbery

Prosecutors said defendant is a danger as he was ‘willing to kill officers to escape arrest.’

Charlie Brown takes center stage in Federal Way

Centerstage’s Charlie Brown opens this weekend, and will showcase the beloved comic strips in the form of play-snippets.

Federal Way converts $3M federal PAEC loan to permanent

The council voted 6-1 to turn the loan permanent which will fix the interest rate through the life of the loan.

Longtime coffee shop closes after safety concerns with homeless

Owner says Starbucks will replace Marista’s Coffee.

Female firefighter reflects on rewarding career

South King Fire and Rescue’s Ryleigh Carr says her gender is “an asset, not a liability.”

Residents criticize Sound Transit’s transparency at Federal Way events

As Sound Transit considers six sites for its maintenance facility, people question agency’s process.

Family of girl with Down syndrome spreads positive messages around city

Family wants to show the community that 4-year-old Arianna is a joy to have in their lives.

Best waiter, bartender pour customer service at Salty’s at Redondo

Tawna Gogolin voted best bartender; Erin Keeley named best waiter.