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Jaden McDaniels pictured at a Federal Way High School game vs. Rogers High School in February 2019. Photo courtesy of Senad Tiric

Federal Way’s Jaden McDaniels drafted to NBA

The FWHS graduate was drafted to the Minnesota Timberwolves as the 28th pick overall.

 

Seven cities in South King County have a contract with the SCORE (South Correctional Entity) jail in Des Moines. Courtesy photo

Federal Way considers returning to SCORE jail

After departure finalized in Jan.2020, new possible contract city agreement would result in three inmate beds for approximately $128 per day.

 

Photo courtesy of the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center

“Whose Line Is It Anyway?” stars will perform virtual show

The only rule is that you must wear pants. Comedians Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” have created a virtual,… Continue reading

 

Federal Way City Council member Linda Kochmar. Photo courtesy city of Federal Way

Councilmember Kochmar wins 2020 Elected Women of Excellence Award

Award given by the National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL)

Federal Way City Council member Linda Kochmar. Photo courtesy city of Federal Way
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Victims robbed at gunpoint over iPhone sale | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Nov. 11-17

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Steep increase of visitors to Federal Way COVID-19 testing center

Federal Way location sees record high of 889 tests in a single day on Nov. 16.

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Federal Way Community Center to close Nov. 17

Closure will last through Dec. 14 in accordance with Governors new guidelines.

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Virginia Mason Drug Take Back event collects nearly 200 pounds of drugs

Virginia Mason’s third annual Drug Take Back event in Federal Way received nearly 200 pounds of drug collections on Oct. 24. The event comprised 16… Continue reading

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Netflix horror movie to blame for summoning police response | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Nov. 6-10

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Margery and Pat Godfrey. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Federal Way couple’s love story inspires new Hallmark Channel movie

Inspired by local residents Pat and Margery Godfrey, “A Godwink Christmas - Second Chance, First Love” premieres at 7 p.m. PST Sunday, Nov. 22.

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Dr. Tammy Campbell is superintendent of Federal Way Public Schools. File photo

Federal Way Public Schools board extends superintendent’s contract

The term extension of an additional year brings Campbell through June 30, 2024.

Dr. Tammy Campbell is superintendent of Federal Way Public Schools. File photo
Mayor Jim Ferrell

Hello from 2020: Federal Way’s time capsule to be buried soon

Mayor Jim Ferrell hosted a dedication ceremony on Friday, Nov. 6.

Mayor Jim Ferrell

Federal Way schools reach agreement with Department of Justice over complaints of harassment

District was investigated over claims that officials “failed to respond promptly and appropriately.”

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Federal Way man dies in vehicle crash along Military Road South

King County Medical Examiners have identified the man as 23-year-old Jonathen D. Thompson.

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From left to right: Tyrel Rose, Nate Broussard and Tim Gurule served in the US Army together, and now serve the Federal Way and Des Moines communities as South King Fire and Rescue firefighters. Courtesy photo

Bond beyond the uniforms

Three South King Fire members who served in combat together now serve community together.

From left to right: Tyrel Rose, Nate Broussard and Tim Gurule served in the US Army together, and now serve the Federal Way and Des Moines communities as South King Fire and Rescue firefighters. Courtesy photo
Major Elena Howard

Federal Way female veterans share stories of service to country

About 10% of veterans in the United States are women, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The Mirror spoke with local female veterans… Continue reading

Major Elena Howard
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Sound Transit scraps elephant sculpture idea from Federal Way Link Extension project

Pressure from city, community resulted in CEO’s decision to send artist back to ‘square one’

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Man fatally struck by two cars while crossing Pacific Highway

The incident occurred around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 8.

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Torry Hemmert holds a photo of herself taken while she was in the army while wearing one of her handmade masks. Photo courtesy of her son, Jon Hemmert

Local woman sews masks for veterans

Torry Hemmert, also a veteran herself, has made more than 200 masks for veterans across the nation.

Torry Hemmert holds a photo of herself taken while she was in the army while wearing one of her handmade masks. Photo courtesy of her son, Jon Hemmert