Jake Gregg

Average rent in Federal Way up 7.3 percent from last year

Federal Way residents are paying considerably more in rent than in the past. According to the September 2017 Federal Way Rent Report released by Apartment… Continue reading


Federal Way Farmers Market Chili Cook-off benefits local non-profits, recognizes restaurants

Seven local restaurants will be competing to see who can make the best chili at the 10th annual Federal Way Farmers Market Chili Cook-Off. The… Continue reading


9/11 survivor at Federal Way ceremony: ‘Your brain could not accept what your eyes were telling you’

Earl Johnson was on the 51st floor of the World Trade Center’s north tower when the first plane hit. Johnson said everyone knew instantly something… Continue reading


Duval headlining in new role for Centerstage Theatre

It was a blessing in disguise. Trista Duval, interim artistic director for Centerstage Theatre, always imagined herself being a performer after seeing “The Little Mermaid”… Continue reading

Centerstage Theatre in Federal Way kicking off new season with a classic

Centerstage Theatre is kicking off its new season on Sept. 22, providing a variety of performances, from classic plays to fairy tales with a twist.… Continue reading

Federal Way fall prep sports teams have high hopes for this season

Editor’s note: The following sports preview is a continuation from the Aug. 25 issue. Volleyball Todd Beamer Coach: Kim Culliton 2016 record: League: 2-6,… Continue reading

Federal Way business owner auctions rare comics, donating portion of proceeds

A Federal Way comic book business owner auctioned three rare comics this past weekend with a portion of proceeds going to charity. Darren Adams, president… Continue reading

Tood Beamer Titans fall sports schedule

Football Sept. 1, @ Spanaway Lake, 7 p.m. Sept. 8, @ Mount Rainier, 8 p.m. Sept. 15, Enumclaw, 7 p.m. Sept. 22, Federal Way, 7… Continue reading

Federal Way teams fall sports preview

Girls soccer Thomas Jefferson Raiders Head coach: Joshua Hauck 2016 record: League: 7-6-1, Overall: 8-8-1 2016 postseason: 1-0 loss to Puyallup 2016 key departures: Jasmine… Continue reading

Thomas Jefferson Raiders fall sports schedule

Football Sept. 1, Kentridge, 7 p.m. Sept. 8, Yelm, 7 p.m. Sept. 14, @ Auburn Riverside, 7 p.m. Sept. 21, Auburn, 7 p.m. Sept. 28,… Continue reading

Federal Way Eagles fall sports schedule

Football Sept. 1, @ Tahoma, 7 p.m. Sept. 7, Kentridge, 7 p.m. Sept. 14, Auburn Mountainview, 7 p.m. Sept. 22, @ Todd Beamer, 7 p.m.… Continue reading

Decatur Golden Gators fall sports schedule

Football Aug. 31, Mount Rainier, 7 p.m. Sept. 8, @ Chief Sealth, 7 p.m. Sept. 15, @ Auburn, 7 p.m. Sept. 23, Enumclaw, 6 p.m.… Continue reading

Golf tourney honors former Federal Way school librarian, raises money for books

After Julie Gillespie retired in 2014 after more than 20 years as a Federal Way school librarian, Charlie Gillespie wanted to do something to honor… Continue reading

Beamer football strong, Raiders aim to bounce back in 2017

Thomas Jefferson Raiders Head coach: Scott Morgan 2016 record: League: 1-6, Overall: 2-8 2016 postseason: No postseason appearance 2016 key departures: Mason Delacruz (RB), Sonny… Continue reading

Classic cars and more will roar at Federal Way Lions Club’s annual show

The Federal Way Lions are hosting their 13th annual car show with close to 200 different cars on display. All money raised from the event… Continue reading

Road construction projects to continue through summer

Federal Way has five road construction projects taking place throughout the city, all of which will be completed at separate times. Although inconvenient for drivers,… Continue reading

Federal Way Diversity Commission hosting cultural fair

Federal Way is becoming more and more diverse by the day, and to celebrate, the city is having its first ever cultural fair. This event… Continue reading