Olivia Sullivan

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7 school security cameras spray painted | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Oct. 21-26.

 

A die-hard local news supporter reads the Federal Way Mirror in October 2019. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Healthy Halloween: Safe, socially distanced events to celebrate in Federal Way

Enjoy a drive-thru Trunk or Treat, a costume contest at the farmers market, a candy chute at a fire station, blacklight shows and more Saturday, Oct. 31.

 

Actors Tom Livingston, left, and Jacob Tice rehearse a scene from Theatre Magic. Courtesy photo

Centerstage Theatre hosts first production of the season

Theatre Magic (And Other Things We Need) premieres Sunday, Oct. 25.

 

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BigFoot Java robbed at gunpoint | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Oct. 14-20

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An artist’s conception of the proposed sculpture to be placed in the pedestrian plaza of the incoming Federal Way Link Extension.

Elephant sculpture among Sound Transit’s proposed public artwork designs

Designed by Donald Lipski, the concept reflects Federal Way’s rich diversity.

An artist’s conception of the proposed sculpture to be placed in the pedestrian plaza of the incoming Federal Way Link Extension.
Photo courtesy of Cinemark Theatres

Cinemark reopens Century Federal Way movie theater

Masks required, seats are sanitized between showings and no free refills.

Photo courtesy of Cinemark Theatres
Federal Way Public Schools headquarters. File photo

$425K settlement paid in Federal Way school district sex scandal lawsuit

$3.5 million tort claim was filed against basketball coach and district in 2018.

Federal Way Public Schools headquarters. File photo
Federal Way Public Schools headquarters. File photo

FWPS reports 9 COVID-19 infections among staff

Latest case reported to FWPS on Tuesday, Oct. 13.

Federal Way Public Schools headquarters. File photo
Dr. Michelle Haslinger. Photo courtesy of CHI Franciscan

‘We’ve cured you of your cancer’

Breast surgery oncologist starts her career at St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way

Dr. Michelle Haslinger. Photo courtesy of CHI Franciscan
Leandra Craft, bottom right, swears in to Federal Way City Council Position 5 virtually around 10:45 p.m. on Oct. 15.

Leandra Craft selected to fill Federal Way City Council Position 5

After three split votes, Mayor Jim Ferrell made the final decision.

Leandra Craft, bottom right, swears in to Federal Way City Council Position 5 virtually around 10:45 p.m. on Oct. 15.
Clockwise from top left: Jamila Taylor, Jack Walsh, Jesse Johnson, and Martin Moore discuss a range of topics at the Mirror's virtual forum on Oct. 14.

30th District candidates discuss COVID-19, police accountability in Mirror’s virtual forum

Martin Moore faces Jamila Taylor for Position 1, while incumbent Jesse Johnson faces Jack Walsh for Position 2.

Clockwise from top left: Jamila Taylor, Jack Walsh, Jesse Johnson, and Martin Moore discuss a range of topics at the Mirror's virtual forum on Oct. 14.
Customers wait to order from Piroshky Piroshky at the PAEC (31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S.) Photo courtesy of Brian Hoffman

Food truck program brings diverse, delicious meals to PAEC

Lunchtime offerings will be available through November in Federal Way.

Customers wait to order from Piroshky Piroshky at the PAEC (31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S.) Photo courtesy of Brian Hoffman
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2 kids found wandering along Enchanted Parkway during night | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Oct. 7-13

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Damoni Nelson. Photo courtesy of 247Sports

Mistaken identity leads to death of Federal Way student

FWHS senior Damoni Nelson, 17, died on Oct. 2 after he was shot in late September.

Damoni Nelson. Photo courtesy of 247Sports
From left: Mayor Jim Ferrell, King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer, FUSION Executive Director Robin O'Grady, FUSION Founder Peggy LaPorte, former Speaker Frank Chopp and Sen. Claire Wilson at the ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 8 Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

FUSION opens first shelter for homeless families in Federal Way

First families expected to move in around mid-November.

From left: Mayor Jim Ferrell, King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer, FUSION Executive Director Robin O'Grady, FUSION Founder Peggy LaPorte, former Speaker Frank Chopp and Sen. Claire Wilson at the ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 8 Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
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COVID-19 testing site to open in Federal Way

Federal Way area has King County’s highest number of virus cases, but the least amount of testing.

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Arianna Graham enjoys the sun at the Browns Point Lighthouse on Oct. 2. Photo courtesy of Andrea Graham

Advocates for Arianna: Federal Way girl promotes Down syndrome acceptance

Arianna Graham, 5, spreads ‘Love Landings’ throughout October.

Arianna Graham enjoys the sun at the Browns Point Lighthouse on Oct. 2. Photo courtesy of Andrea Graham
The future Kent/Des Moines light rail station sits along Pacific Highway South across from Highline College. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Sound Transit begins column installation for Federal Way Link Extension

Drill shaft installation began on Oct. 7 at the site of the future Kent/Des Moines station along Pacific Highway South.

The future Kent/Des Moines light rail station sits along Pacific Highway South across from Highline College. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
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Possible human bone found under Federal Way home | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Sept. 23-28

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A student places their hand on the car window while talking to third grade teacher Nichole Rutherford at a supplies pick-up day at Lakeland Elementary on Sept. 3. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Online learning to continue through 2020 for FWPS

Federal Way’s COVID-19 rates are too high to return to classrooms yet, superintendent says.

A student places their hand on the car window while talking to third grade teacher Nichole Rutherford at a supplies pick-up day at Lakeland Elementary on Sept. 3. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror