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Police Explorer receives Police Chief’s Commendation Medal

Police Explorer receives Police Chief’s Commendation Medal

Anna Murphy earned rank of commander in program.

Police Explorer receives Police Chief’s Commendation Medal
Illahee eighth-grader breaks state powerlifting record

Illahee eighth-grader breaks state powerlifting record

Jillian Whiting set top mark in deadlift in first competition less than a year after beginning training.

Illahee eighth-grader breaks state powerlifting record
Local group heads to Guatemala to install stoves

Local group heads to Guatemala to install stoves

Marine View Presbyterian Church has been sending teams to Central American country since 1989.

Local group heads to Guatemala to install stoves
Out of the ashes: Al’s Music reopens after fire

Out of the ashes: Al’s Music reopens after fire

Store relocated from Center Plaza to 30817 Pacific Highway S., Suite B.

Out of the ashes: Al’s Music reopens after fire
City moves toward water and sewer utility tax

City moves toward water and sewer utility tax

The 7.75-percent fee levied on Lakenhaven customers would generate close to $1 million a year.

City moves toward water and sewer utility tax
Pacific Seafood to close Federal Way location

Pacific Seafood to close Federal Way location

Nearly 70 employees at the company’s Salmolux division are affected.

Pacific Seafood to close Federal Way location
IRG underbrush clearing prompts concerns from residents, city officials

IRG underbrush clearing prompts concerns from residents, city officials

Homeless encampments, illegal activity necessitated removal of shrubs on former Weyerhaeuser property, IRG says.

IRG underbrush clearing prompts concerns from residents, city officials
Quiet and Healthy Skies Task Force report expected by end of March

Quiet and Healthy Skies Task Force report expected by end of March

City to host Highline Forum on March 28.

Quiet and Healthy Skies Task Force report expected by end of March
Federal Way city officials to work with business owners to address homelessness issues

Federal Way city officials to work with business owners to address homelessness issues

Mayor Jim Ferrell and other city representatives visited with different stakeholders.

Federal Way city officials to work with business owners to address homelessness issues
City faces $850,000 budget shortfall for 2018

City faces $850,000 budget shortfall for 2018

Officials are considering increases to utility, admissions taxes.

City faces $850,000 budget shortfall for 2018
Police continuing to investigate reports of shooting at Highline campus

Police continuing to investigate reports of shooting at Highline campus

Detective assigned to follow up with witnesses.

Police continuing to investigate reports of shooting at Highline campus
Networking group provides support for local business women

Networking group provides support for local business women

Kimberly DeMile, owner of Federal Way Jazzercise, recently started a local chapter of BAM.

Networking group provides support for local business women
Annual drive collects diapers, wipes for local organizations

Annual drive collects diapers, wipes for local organizations

The March of Diapers runs March 1-31.

Annual drive collects diapers, wipes for local organizations
State legislators work to address homelessness, school funding

State legislators work to address homelessness, school funding

Reeves, Pellicciotti, Miloscia share priorities this session.

State legislators work to address homelessness, school funding
Federal Way City Council sets vision, goals

Federal Way City Council sets vision, goals

Sustainable revenue, ecomonic development and reducing homlessness are top priorities.

Federal Way City Council sets vision, goals
Homeless services create concerns for residents, business owners

Homeless services create concerns for residents, business owners

Federal Way residents and business owners are concerned about the negative impacts efforts to address homelessness are having on the community. Business owners along 13th… Continue reading

Homeless services create concerns for residents, business owners
Piper’s Playground offers indoor play space for dogs

Piper’s Playground offers indoor play space for dogs

Federal Way’s first indoor dog park opened Jan. 18.

Piper’s Playground offers indoor play space for dogs
Mayor: Creating task force next step in tackling homeless crisis

Mayor: Creating task force next step in tackling homeless crisis

After reaching its first goal of providing temporary shelter for homeless families in Federal Way, the city’s Homeless Mothers and Children Initiative hopes to expand… Continue reading

Mayor: Creating task force next step in tackling homeless crisis
Young Life associate director’s work impacts Federal Way youth

Young Life associate director’s work impacts Federal Way youth

Mike Heritage has mentored dozens of young people in theFederal Way community.

Young Life associate director’s work impacts Federal Way youth
Federal Way downtown development, homelessness among topics in State of the City address

Federal Way downtown development, homelessness among topics in State of the City address

Mayor Jim Ferrell delivered annual speech at Performing Arts and Event Center on Monday.

Federal Way downtown development, homelessness among topics in State of the City address