Olivia Sullivan

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Federal Way City Council to offer fully virtual meeting next week

Council Chambers at City Hall now closed to the public; April 7 meeting available via Zoom, YouTube, phone and Government Access Channel 21.

 

St. Francis Hospital staff thank Federal Way community for support during virus outbreak

From medical supplies and meals to coffee and handwritten notes, emergency department staff say they feel the love from Federal Way.

 

There’s still hope for spring sports, WIAA announces

Washington Interscholastic Activities Association making contingency plans for high school sports competitions after extension of stay home order.

 

Man, 37, found with gunshot wound to the back in Federal Way McDonald’s parking lot

The man was transported to Harborview Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’

Federal Way resident Evelyn Allcorn shares story of her husband’s battle with COVID-19 after he tested positive on March 28.

Federal Way Public Schools to extend meals for kids through spring break

The Federal Way Public Schools’ “grab-and-go” meals, including breakfast and lunch, will be offered at 21 various sites through April 24.

Federal Way restaurants struggle to survive amid COVID-19 outbreak

“We’re hanging by a thread,” said East India Grill owner Kabal Gill.

Hungry? Check out this list of Federal Way’s local restaurants

Restaurants, coffee shops, bars and more offer takeout or delivery options.

Members of Puget Sound Fire who will be staffed at the first responder testing site in Covington received additional training last week. Photo courtesy of Capt. Joe Root

COVID-19 testing site for first responders to open in Covington this week

Testing is by appointment only and not open to the general public.

Members of Puget Sound Fire who will be staffed at the first responder testing site in Covington received additional training last week. Photo courtesy of Capt. Joe Root
At St. Elizabeth Hospital in Enumclaw, a patient is taken from an ambulance through a small door marked “decontamination” on March 23. It was unclear whether the patient was suspected of being infected with COVID-19. (Photo by Ray Miller-Still/Sound Publishing)

King County releases breakdown data of COVID-19 cases, deaths

Washington’s virus-related death toll surpasses 129 as of Wednesday, March 25.

At St. Elizabeth Hospital in Enumclaw, a patient is taken from an ambulance through a small door marked “decontamination” on March 23. It was unclear whether the patient was suspected of being infected with COVID-19. (Photo by Ray Miller-Still/Sound Publishing)
Sound Publishing file photo

Federal Way man charged with kidnapping, robbery after duct-taping victim, trapping him in trunk

Victim escaped by jumping out of the trunk of a moving car.

Sound Publishing file photo

Multi-Service Center cancels annual Crab Feed and Auction due to current health crisis

The event was scheduled for June 6; Community fundraising options include upcoming online auction, raffle tickets for purchase.

Free meals for kids available at 8 additional Federal Way locations

The Federal Way Public Schools’ “grab-and-go” meals, including breakfast and lunch, now offered at 21 various sites.

Renton man charged in fatal shooting of 19-year-old man at Federal Way apartment

Detectives believe victim was shot while trying to sell the suspect 20 oxycodone pills for $80.

South King Fire chief urges community to make a difference ‘that will result in better outcomes for all of us’

As of March 23, there are no SKFR firefighters in quarantine; department members to now wear personal protection equipment on all medical calls.

South King Fire board appoints new commissioner

David Berger fills the position vacated by Jim Fossos last month; board members accelerating appointment amid COVID-19 virus outbreak.

King County jails reducing inmates, prioritizing space for violent offenders to curb COVID-19

Jails already seeing a significant decrease in inmates from 1,940 to 1,766 between March 1-19, with more cuts on the way.

Playgrounds, sports courts closed in King County to encourage social distancing

Seattle mayor says in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the public cannot allow gatherings at Alki, Golden Gardens, Seward, Volunteer Park or Magnuson parks.

Federal Way Public Schools provide much-needed meals for students during statewide school closure

More than 6,600 lunches so far distributed to students; free meals offered at various sites in Federal Way through April 24.