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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.


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 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 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 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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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 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.

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

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

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.

Federal Way police consider 12-hour shifts for officers

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

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.

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