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Pegram gets 12 years for Federal Way drunk driving death

Nearly 40 people wearing T-shirts reading “Pray for Justice: Zero Tolerance for Drinking and Driving” crowded into a courtroom at the Kent Regional Justice Center… Continue reading

 

Housing facility helps military veterans in South King County

Federal Way’s Multi-Service Center has signed an agreement with a Federal Way property owner and plans to develop the land into housing for military veterans.

 

Quadrant Homes is constructing the Wynstone subdivision at Southwest Campus Drive and 10th Avenue South. Quadrant is the latest in a string of property owners that have been associated with the land over the past eight years.

New housing development clears hurdles – and lots of trees

On acreage overlooking Southwest Campus Drive, there’s construction activity that Federal Way residents have awaited for nearly eight years.

 

New regulations for Federal Way pet owners include poop and scoop rules, cat licensing

Pet owners will be subject to new regulations, including a poop and scoop law, under the city’s recently amended animal services code.

Federal Way Police Explorer Heidy Wells serves food to patrons Saturday during the Red Robin Tip-A-Cop fundraiser in support of Special Olympics Washington.

Federal Way cops raise cash for Special Olympics

Police officers carefully balanced stacks of onion rings and trays of french fries and burgers Saturday while acting as Red Robin wait staff for the annual Tip-A-Cop event.

Federal Way Police Explorer Heidy Wells serves food to patrons Saturday during the Red Robin Tip-A-Cop fundraiser in support of Special Olympics Washington.

Federal Way gains control of federal grant money

Federal Way will gain more control over its Community Development Block Grant funding — money provided by the federal government to be applied toward developing… Continue reading

Target in Federal Way is remodeling in preparation for an expanded grocery section this summer.

Target will carry more groceries | Federal Way store open during renovations

Federal Way’s Target store is undergoing renovations and will begin carrying more groceries starting this summer.

Target in Federal Way is remodeling in preparation for an expanded grocery section this summer.
Approximately 30 trees that had the potential to interfere with high-voltage power lines were cut down March 14-16 on South 324th Street near The Commons Mall at Federal Way.

Power lines trump trees by The Commons Mall

Along South 324th Street, by The Commons Mall, stumps are the only things left of a row of pine and deciduous trees that stood for years.

Approximately 30 trees that had the potential to interfere with high-voltage power lines were cut down March 14-16 on South 324th Street near The Commons Mall at Federal Way.

Federal Way wants to buy 17-acre wetlands property

A King County grant could help Federal Way purchase and subsequently conserve 17.26 acres of wetlands in Spring Valley.

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Police search for missing man, 71, in Federal Way

UPDATE: According to a news release from Federal Way police, "an observant citizen of Federal Way spotted Mr. Malauulu, appearing confused and possibly lost, called… Continue reading

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Members of the Federal Way Honor Guard raised a flag in remembrance of Officer Brian M. Walsh on Monday

Federal Way police pay tribute to fallen officer

Members of the Federal Way Honor Guard raised a flag in remembrance of Officer Brian M. Walsh on Monday, the one-year anniversary of Walsh's death.Walsh… Continue reading

Members of the Federal Way Honor Guard raised a flag in remembrance of Officer Brian M. Walsh on Monday
This photo illustrates the gaping hole left when a storm drain grate is stolen. Grates

Metal theft spreads to Federal Way’s manhole covers

Federal Way police are warning local businesses and citizens to be on the alert for metal theft crimes.

This photo illustrates the gaping hole left when a storm drain grate is stolen. Grates

Downtown development: Whose vision will shape vacant property in Federal Way?

With its sights set on a mix of parks, housing and retail businesses, the city is exploring options for a vacant downtown property following a… Continue reading

Federal Way police officer Stacy Eckert and Special Olympics Washington athletes Cory Dempsey

Federal Way officer battles breast cancer without paid leave | City denies exception to policy

Federal Way police officers will sport their poker faces March 25 in support of a fellow officer who is on leave without pay while she battles cancer.

Federal Way police officer Stacy Eckert and Special Olympics Washington athletes Cory Dempsey
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Gas prices climb 41 cents/gallon in a month | Washington drivers pay more than most

It’s nowhere near summer, the time of year known for its high fuel prices — yet the price per gallon of gas keeps ticking up… Continue reading

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Thais Bock was one of Federal Way’s pioneering conservationists and was involved in the preservation of the Hylebos wetlands. She died in February 2010 at age 92.

Posthumous honor for conservationist? City considers renaming section of Hylebos boardwalk

A local couple has proposed renaming the Brooklake spur of the West Hylebos Wetlands Park boardwalk in honor of Thais Bock.Bock was one of Federal… Continue reading

Thais Bock was one of Federal Way’s pioneering conservationists and was involved in the preservation of the Hylebos wetlands. She died in February 2010 at age 92.
Several items were left at a roadside memorial for 21-year-old Emmanuel Franco of Federal Way. Franco died Dec. 29 after his vehicle was struck by a vehicle driven by Lagrant Darnell Pegram

Driver pleads guilty in fatal Federal Way crash: ‘I understand what I did’

Lagrant D. Pegram, 35, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a charge of vehicular homicide originating from the Dec. 29 incident that killed Emmanuel Franco of Federal Way.

Several items were left at a roadside memorial for 21-year-old Emmanuel Franco of Federal Way. Franco died Dec. 29 after his vehicle was struck by a vehicle driven by Lagrant Darnell Pegram

Federal Way police consider 12-hour shifts for officers

The Federal Way Police Department is considering implementing 12-hour shifts for patrol officers.

Federal Way Mayor Skip Priest takes a break to play educational games with children at the Appian Way apartment complex in Kent. Priest was participating in a tour of affordable housing in the area. The children were participating in Appian Way's homework club.

Affordable housing in Federal Way is ‘deteriorating quickly’

By federal standards, affordable housing costs no more than 30 percent of the household’s income to maintain.

Federal Way Mayor Skip Priest takes a break to play educational games with children at the Appian Way apartment complex in Kent. Priest was participating in a tour of affordable housing in the area. The children were participating in Appian Way's homework club.

Developer Lander Korus nestles into Federal Way

Lander Korus Inc., a South Korean company with ties to redevelopment efforts at Federal Way’s former AMC Theatres site, has established an office in Federal… Continue reading