Mirror Staff

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The Federal Way Farmers Market runs Saturdays at the corner of Pacific Highway South and South 324th Street.

Back to School days at the Federal Way Farmers Market

Various vendors to help you prepare for the school year Aug. 21 and 28.

Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda
The Federal Way Farmers Market runs Saturdays at the corner of Pacific Highway South and South 324th Street.
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A Federal Way Public Schools bus leaves Decatur High School on March 13, 2020, unknowingly the last day students would be in school for the 2019-2020 school year.

FWPS searching for bus drivers

Federal Way Public Schools district is searching for bus drivers. It’s a shortage facing districts in Washington counties and across the nation. According to the… Continue reading

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A Federal Way Public Schools bus leaves Decatur High School on March 13, 2020, unknowingly the last day students would be in school for the 2019-2020 school year.
On the far right side of the photo, Shamso Issak, director of Living Well Kent, with her staff and the diapers and baby wipes that Kent-AM Kiwanis donated to their organization. Courtesy photo

Local Kiwanis Clubs collect over 23,000 diapers for families in need

More than 23,000 diapers for families in need were collected at a local Kiwanis Club diaper drive last month. The diaper drive was hosted by… Continue reading

On the far right side of the photo, Shamso Issak, director of Living Well Kent, with her staff and the diapers and baby wipes that Kent-AM Kiwanis donated to their organization. Courtesy photo
The city of Federal Way is opening the Federal Way Community Center, 876 S. 333rd St., to residents during this week’s heat wave. Mirror file photo

FW Community Center opens as cooling center for residents to escape heat wave

The City of Federal Way is offering residents a place to find relief in advance of forecasted high temperatures. The Federal Way Community Center, located… Continue reading

The city of Federal Way is opening the Federal Way Community Center, 876 S. 333rd St., to residents during this week’s heat wave. Mirror file photo
Carolyn Davis, left, and Jan Barber (as the duo Faux Pas) perform “River” by Bill Staines during the Aug. 7 edition of Federal Way’s Got Talent. Photo by Andy Hobbs/Federal Way Mirror

Singers shine at Federal Way’s Got Talent contest

Federal Way’s Got Talent is a monthly, summer-long competition hosted at the Federal Way Farmers Market for local singers, musicians, bands and other performers. Three… Continue reading

Carolyn Davis, left, and Jan Barber (as the duo Faux Pas) perform “River” by Bill Staines during the Aug. 7 edition of Federal Way’s Got Talent. Photo by Andy Hobbs/Federal Way Mirror
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Police closed off the roadway in the 37300 block of Pacific Highway S. while they investigate a fatality three-vehicle crash in June.

Report: Pacific Highway South is Federal Way’s deadliest road

Pacific Highway South is the most dangerous five-mile stretch of roadway in Federal Way and one of the most deadly roads in Washington, according to… Continue reading

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Police closed off the roadway in the 37300 block of Pacific Highway S. while they investigate a fatality three-vehicle crash in June.
Judges from the Federal Way Arts Commission offer praise and critiques to the performers on June 5 in the Federal Way's Got Talent contest at the Federal Way Farmers Market. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Federal Way weekend events: Vaccines, ice cream, talent contest

Aug. 7 Visit the Federal Way Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and receive a vaccination from Public Health — Seattle & King… Continue reading

Judges from the Federal Way Arts Commission offer praise and critiques to the performers on June 5 in the Federal Way's Got Talent contest at the Federal Way Farmers Market. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
FUSION founder Peggy LaPorte greets guests at the Aug. 4 summer arts fundraiser at Dumas Bay Centre in Federal Way. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda

FUSION festival returns for 2021 with ‘Garden of the Gods’

Event raises thousands of dollars to help local homeless families.

FUSION founder Peggy LaPorte greets guests at the Aug. 4 summer arts fundraiser at Dumas Bay Centre in Federal Way. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda
Photo by Andy Hobbs/Federal Way Mirror
Federal Way Chamber CEO Becca Martin greets the audience before giving a “State of the Chamber” update during the membership luncheon Aug. 4 at the Performing Arts and Event Center.

Martin gives annual State of the FW Chamber address

The Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce celebrated a return to in-person membership luncheons Aug. 4 with the “State of the Chamber” address by CEO… Continue reading

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Federal Way Chamber CEO Becca Martin greets the audience before giving a “State of the Chamber” update during the membership luncheon Aug. 4 at the Performing Arts and Event Center.
Chamber CEO Rebecca Martin, courtesy photo

Federal Way Chamber CEO selected for Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives fellowship

Fellowship program designed to support chambers as they refine their inclusive economic recovery goals.

Chamber CEO Rebecca Martin, courtesy photo
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Waste Management interns help Federal Way with waste reduction, recycling

The WM Recycle Corps internship program for college students is the only one of its kind in the recycling industry across North America.

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South King Fire and Rescue to resume in-person meetings

This month’s board of fire commissioners meeting is at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 27 at Station 68.

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Local students receive NPSL All-League softball honors

Justyce Porter of Thomas Jefferson High School named NPSL 3A softball Pitcher of the Year.

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Unlicensed food, beverage cart in Federal Way closed by Public Health

The cart was operating on the side of Military Road South.

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Photo courtesy of the City of Federal Way

Federal Way’s Neighborhood Connection meeting set for July 15

Meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Federal Way Community Center.

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100-plus volunteers serve, beautify Federal Way

Volunteers from We Love Our City and Family Life Community Church participated in a nationwide Serve Day on July 10.

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Curves reopens Federal Way gym at full capacity

The Federal Way all-women gym is located at 32020 1st Ave. S.

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Local students receive NPSL All-League bowling honors

Federal Way High School junior Corina Aguon-Africa named league MVP.

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65th annual Kiwanis Salmon Bake July 23

Dinner orders required by noon Monday, July 19.

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Bruce Honda photo

Federal Way residents celebrate Fourth of July

The North Lake community in Federal Way hosted its annual Fourth of July parade on Sunday. This longtime tradition brings neighbors, city leaders, floats and… Continue reading

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