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Federal Way Mirror’s Citizens of the Year: The Allen family

Lori and Jeff Allen and their daughter, Savannah, keep a beloved local holiday tradition alive.

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Over 1 million meals provided to FW students

In late February, the Federal Way Public Schools district hit the mark of one million meals provided so far this school year. Dedicated Nutrition Services… Continue reading

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Federal Way flags will be flown at half-staff to honor COVID victims

In coordination with President Joe Biden’s order honoring the more than 500,000 Americans who have lost their lives to COVID-19, Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell… Continue reading

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Federal Way resident reappointed to MIDD Advisory Committee

Federal Way resident Fartun Mohamed was reappointed to the Mental Illness and Drug Dependency (MIDD) Advisory Committee by the Metropolitan King County Council on Feb.… Continue reading

State Rep. Jamila Taylor is sworn in by Superior Court Judge Nicole Phelps with her parents, Dr. Quintard Taylor, left, and Carolyn F. Taylor on Jan. 10. Courtesy photo

State Rep. Jamila Taylor elected chair of Black Members Caucus

The Federal Way resident now leads the largest caucus of Black representatives in Washington state’s history.

State Rep. Jamila Taylor is sworn in by Superior Court Judge Nicole Phelps with her parents, Dr. Quintard Taylor, left, and Carolyn F. Taylor on Jan. 10. Courtesy photo
A portion of State Route 99 will be closed this weekend as crews work on Sound Transit's Federal Way Link Extension.

Sound Transit to close portion of State Route 99 this weekend

All lanes between S. 204th Street and S. 208th Street closed Friday night to Sunday night; detours available.

A portion of State Route 99 will be closed this weekend as crews work on Sound Transit's Federal Way Link Extension.
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FWPS Highly Capable Program referral deadline approaching

The Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) Highly Capable Program referral window is closing soon. FWPS staff, families, community members and scholars may refer a student… Continue reading

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Volunteers pose for a photo next to dozens of bagged toys ready to be gifted to local families. Photo courtesy of Gina Duckett

Federal Way Cares for Kids provides toys, gift cards to more than 200 local families

Due to the pandemic, the nonprofit created a five-day drive thru pick up event.

Volunteers pose for a photo next to dozens of bagged toys ready to be gifted to local families. Photo courtesy of Gina Duckett
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Progress Pushers to host grab-and-go PPE events this Saturday

Free masks, hand sanitizer from noon to 3 p.m. at both Safeway locations in Federal Way.

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City to host Legislative Breakfast Dec. 15

Federal Way’s financial legislative asks include COVID-19 relief, expansion of broadband internet, crime and public safety.

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Multi-Service Center CEO Robin Corak, left, with Rotary Club of Federal Way Community Service Committee Chair Cindy Ducich. Courtesy photo

Rotary Club of Federal Way donates $5K to MSC

The donation will be used for continuing rental assistance programs in early 2021.

Multi-Service Center CEO Robin Corak, left, with Rotary Club of Federal Way Community Service Committee Chair Cindy Ducich. Courtesy photo

Upcoming closures of Federal Way Municipal Court

The Federal Way Municipal Court has several upcoming closures in the month of December. The City of Federal Way Municipal Court will be closed to… Continue reading

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City council approves 2021-2022 budget

Police department will be fully funded while adding three officers.

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Two men charged with hate crime after brutal beating in Federal Way

Two suspects from Auburn have been charged with first-degree robbery and a hate crime in the severe beating of a Black man in Federal Way.… Continue reading

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Operation Warm provides winter coats to 320 Federal Way kids

Federal Way Public Schools partnered with SKFR, Local IAFF 2024, the Aid Fund and the South King Firefighters Foundation to host the eighth annual two-day event.

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The Federal Way Police Department received two fundraising awards from Special Olympics Washington on Monday, Oct. 26. Courtesy photo

Federal Way Police Department receives 2 fundraising awards from Special Olympics Washington

Department received 2019 Circle of Honor fundraising plaque and a Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) torch award on Oct. 26.

The Federal Way Police Department received two fundraising awards from Special Olympics Washington on Monday, Oct. 26. Courtesy photo
Jeanne Burbidge poses with her Help, Hope, Change award. Courtesy photo

First-ever virtual luncheon raises $85,000 for Federal Way’s Multi-Service Center

Jeanne Burbidge was awarded MSC’s second-annual Help, Hope, Change award.

Jeanne Burbidge poses with her Help, Hope, Change award. Courtesy photo
Photo taken from Burger Express’ Facebook page.

Burger Express wins the Mirror’s Best Burger contest

Over three weeks, more than 250 people voted in the contest.

Photo taken from Burger Express’ Facebook page.
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City council approves funds for renters, childcare providers in Federal Way

Renters assistance grant offered through El Centro de la Raza

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Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell, top right, hosted a public forum for African American/Black community members on July 29.

Mayor to host second African American, Black community meeting Oct. 14

Virtual meeting from 7-9 p.m. Oct. 14

Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell, top right, hosted a public forum for African American/Black community members on July 29.