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Reach Out held its seventh annual Pay It Forward fundraising breakfast Sept. 19 at Christian Faith Center in Federal Way. Pictured from left: King County Councilman Pete von Reichbauer, guest speaker Becky Vinson, and Pay It Forward Lifetime Achievement Award winner Doug Johnson. Photo by Andy Hobbs, the Mirror

Reach Out hosts annual Pay It Forward breakfast

Reach Out held its seventh annual Pay It Forward breakfast Tuesday morning to benefit homeless individuals and families in South King County. The nonprofit organization… Continue reading

Reach Out held its seventh annual Pay It Forward fundraising breakfast Sept. 19 at Christian Faith Center in Federal Way. Pictured from left: King County Councilman Pete von Reichbauer, guest speaker Becky Vinson, and Pay It Forward Lifetime Achievement Award winner Doug Johnson. Photo by Andy Hobbs, the Mirror
The Chris Stevens Band and Jay Mabin were among performers Sept. 16 at the Federal Way Blues Festival.

Video: Scenes from first Federal Way Blues Festival

Check out highlights from the Federal Way Symphony’s first Blues Festival, held Sept. 16 at Town Square Park. The event featured live music as well… Continue reading

The Chris Stevens Band and Jay Mabin were among performers Sept. 16 at the Federal Way Blues Festival.
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Crash closes Dash Point Road

South King Fire and Rescue reported about 8:20 a.m. Monday that crews are on the scene of a head-on collision in the 900 block of… Continue reading

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Casino night benefits Communities in Schools of Federal Way

Communities in Schools of Federal Way is hosting its second annual All In For Kids Casino Night Fundraiser. The event is from 6 to 10… Continue reading

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Food donations being collected for Mayor’s Day of Concern

Food donations being collected for Mayor’s Day of Concern

Federal Way residents are invited to fight hunger during the annual Mayor’s Day of Concern for the Hungry, Saturday, Sept. 16. Volunteers will be stationed… Continue reading

Food donations being collected for Mayor’s Day of Concern
Federal Way’s Calvary Lutheran seeking volunteers to help at community suppers

Federal Way’s Calvary Lutheran seeking volunteers to help at community suppers

Calvary Lutheran Church in Federal Way is seeking volunteers to help with its community suppers, a program sponsored by the Federal Way Community Caregiving Network.… Continue reading

Federal Way’s Calvary Lutheran seeking volunteers to help at community suppers
Germán López performs at 3 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center, 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. COURTESY PHOTO

Island music master Germán López performs Sept. 17 in Federal Way

The Performing Arts and Event Center welcomes Germán López at 3 p.m. Sept. 17 at the PAEC, 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. in Federal… Continue reading

Germán López performs at 3 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center, 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. COURTESY PHOTO
Teen stabbed at Federal Way apartment

Teen stabbed at Federal Way apartment

Federal Way police report that a 16-year-old male suffered serious injuries after being stabbed by several juvenile males. Officers responded about 2:05 p.m. Sept. 10… Continue reading

Teen stabbed at Federal Way apartment
Man falls for Apple iTunes scam | Federal Way Police Blotter

Man falls for Apple iTunes scam | Federal Way Police Blotter

Get out of the car: At 3:37 a.m. Sept. 10 in the 600 block of South 312th Street, an officer responded to a physical altercation… Continue reading

Man falls for Apple iTunes scam | Federal Way Police Blotter
Federal Way Rocks invites community to learn about popular hobby

Federal Way Rocks invites community to learn about popular hobby

Federal Way Rocks is inviting all to participate in the new artistic expression of rock painting. This event will be held from 12 to 4… Continue reading

Federal Way Rocks invites community to learn about popular hobby
Community invited to SKFR Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony Monday

Community invited to SKFR Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony Monday

South King Fire &Rescue will be remembering the events of the 9/11 attacks with a special ceremony. Everyone is welcome to join the department during… Continue reading

Community invited to SKFR Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony Monday
Screenshot of a live announcement on Facebook for Dick’s Drive In Restaurant’s future location on Pacific Highway South and South 242nd Street in Kent near Highline College.

Dick’s Drive In Restaurant will open new location near Highline College in 2018

Famous regional burger chain Dick’s Drive In Restaurant has announced its seventh location will open next year near Highline College. A live press conference Thursday… Continue reading

Screenshot of a live announcement on Facebook for Dick’s Drive In Restaurant’s future location on Pacific Highway South and South 242nd Street in Kent near Highline College.
King County shooting puts victim in intensive care

King County shooting puts victim in intensive care

The King County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting Tuesday afternoon just outside Federal Way city limits. About 3:35 p.m. Sept. 5, a 28-year-old male… Continue reading

King County shooting puts victim in intensive care
Tacoma City Ballet will bring “The Nutcracker and The Tale of the Hard Nut” to the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center from Dec. 15-17 and Dec. 21-23.

Tacoma City Ballet brings tradition, economic clout to Federal Way

The arts can be a critical economic driver for communities like Federal Way, which just opened a new Performing Arts and Event Center. According to… Continue reading

Tacoma City Ballet will bring “The Nutcracker and The Tale of the Hard Nut” to the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center from Dec. 15-17 and Dec. 21-23.
The Federal Way Chorale performs Aug. 19 at the Performing Arts and Event Center’s grand opening. The facility is located at 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. For tickets and information, visit fwpaec.org or call 253-835-7010. Photo by Andy Hobbs, the Mirror

Local music takes stage in Federal Way arts center’s inaugural season

The Performing Arts and Event Center has partnered with several Federal Way music makers for multiple shows in the 2017-2018 season. - Leading the pack… Continue reading

The Federal Way Chorale performs Aug. 19 at the Performing Arts and Event Center’s grand opening. The facility is located at 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. For tickets and information, visit fwpaec.org or call 253-835-7010. Photo by Andy Hobbs, the Mirror
Volunteers needed to make leis for Hurricane Harvey victims

Volunteers needed to make leis for Hurricane Harvey victims

Federal Way resident Betty Taylor is seeking volunteers to create leis for hurricane relief. In those leis will be toothpaste, deodorant, hand sanitizer and other… Continue reading

Volunteers needed to make leis for Hurricane Harvey victims
Sound Transit hosting open houses on Federal Way Link Extension project

Sound Transit hosting open houses on Federal Way Link Extension project

Sound Transit is entering its next phase of the Federal Way Link Extension project, with construction starting in 2019. In this phase, Sound Transit is… Continue reading

Sound Transit hosting open houses on Federal Way Link Extension project
Officer injured after DUI suspect hits police cruiser

Officer injured after DUI suspect hits police cruiser

A Federal Way police officer was injured at 1:45 a.m. Friday in the 34500 block of 16th Avenue South and 344th Street after a suspected… Continue reading

Officer injured after DUI suspect hits police cruiser
Bloodworks NorthWest seeking blood donors

Bloodworks NorthWest seeking blood donors

With Tropical Storm Harvey pummeling the Houston area, Bloodworks Northwest is rush-shipping blood supplies to the area to support emergency efforts. Bloodworks Northwest is asking… Continue reading

Bloodworks NorthWest seeking blood donors
Fatal motorcycle crash closes part of Pacific Highway north of Federal Way

Fatal motorcycle crash closes part of Pacific Highway north of Federal Way

UPDATE: The 65-year-old Des Moines man who died Aug. 23 after his motorcycle collided with a vehicle in the 24000 block of Pacific Highway South… Continue reading

Fatal motorcycle crash closes part of Pacific Highway north of Federal Way