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South King Fire and Rescue Station 64. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Change in fire chief marks ‘rebuilding period’ for South King Fire & Rescue

No timeline yet for hiring new chief, board says.

 

K9 Beny stands before the 75 pounds of pills found in a vehicle on Jan. 14. Photo courtesy of the California Highway Patrol

Federal Way woman arrested in record-setting fentanyl bust in California

Driver and passenger found transporting $3M worth of pills.

 

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Federal Way police arrest suspect in fatal carjacking

35-year-old Tacoma man charged with murder in “random, brutal and senseless carjacking,” prosecutors say.

 

James Fossos, far right, stands with his fellow SKFR fire commissioners and Fire Chief Vic Pennington at a commissioner's meeting on Feb. 26, 2019. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Former South King Fire Commissioner James Fossos dies at 75

Fossos served as a fire commissioner for over 27 years.

James Fossos, far right, stands with his fellow SKFR fire commissioners and Fire Chief Vic Pennington at a commissioner's meeting on Feb. 26, 2019. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo
Kelyn Rowe. Photo courtesy of Seattle Sounders FC

Seattle Sounders FC re-signs Federal Way midfielder Kelyn Rowe

Two-year contract includes the 2022 and 2023 seasons.

Kelyn Rowe. Photo courtesy of Seattle Sounders FC
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Person assaulted on BPA Trail | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Jan. 12-18.

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Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth

Well-Fed in Federal Way: Meatloaf with glazed mushrooms

No ketchup needed for this week’s meatloaf recipe.

Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth
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Federal Way man charged with murder for shooting at Kent bus stop

Father killed Nov. 26, 2021 at location where his sons were shot, injured 2 days earlier

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Federal Way doctor settles with Department of Justice over allegations of ‘useless’ urine drug tests

The doctor allegedly billed government health programs for urine drug test that were never tested or tested too late to be useful, according to the DOJ.

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Blueprint for building community: How the redevelopment of Federal Way’s downtown shapes the future

City planners to present vision for redeveloping Federal Way’s downtown corridor at Jan. 18 special meeting.

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Federal Way police are now wearing body cameras

The goal is to have all uniformed personnel wearing body cameras by Feb. 1, department officials say.

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Man stabbed outside The Commons mall | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Jan. 5-11.

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Man sentenced to prison for tobacco tax fraud scheme involving Federal Way smoke shop

Hyung Il Kwon, 48, cheated the state out of tobacco excise taxes and evaded over $850,000 in federal income taxes, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

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Federal Way’s Good Shepherd Youth Outreach wins $150K grant from Chick-fil-A

The nonprofit is the West Region winner for the True Inspiration Awards.

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Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell

Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell files as candidate for King County prosecutor

Ferrell was re-elected for his third term as mayor in Nov. 2021.

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King County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg photographed in Jan. 2022 in the King County Courthouse in Seattle. Photo courtesy of Dan DeLong

King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg not seeking re-election

After 15 years as county prosecuting attorney, Satterberg announced he will retire Dec. 31, 2022.

King County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg photographed in Jan. 2022 in the King County Courthouse in Seattle. Photo courtesy of Dan DeLong
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Federal Way City Council elects council president, deputy mayor

New councilmembers also sworn in at Jan. 4 meeting.

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Sizzle & Crunch location at 31448 Pacific Highway S. in Federal Way.

Sizzle & Crunch closes Federal Way restaurant after 6 months

The restaurant officially closed its doors on Dec. 31, 2021.

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Sizzle & Crunch location at 31448 Pacific Highway S. in Federal Way.
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Two men rob customers at Rite Aid, shoot at employee | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Dec. 29 - Jan. 3.

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First female commissioner sworn in to South King Fire Board of Commissioners

Caroline Vadino is the first female commissioner to serve on the board since the department’s inception in 2006.

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