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First traditional Korean garden breaks ground in Federal Way

Hanwoori Garden means “we are one.”

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Athletes of the Week: Your local high school cheer teams

Athlete of the Week highlights two athletes from a Federal Way high school each week. To kick off this year’s Athlete of the Week series,… Continue reading

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One man dies in collision with tow truck

Early investigation finds tow truck made left turn in front of two-door sedan; tow truck driver uninjured.

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Afghan refugees to be housed in Federal Way

County plans to house people at the former Extended Stay hotel recently purchase for the Health Through Housing program.

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Home Depot employee chased by shoplifting suspect with gun | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Aug. 25-31.

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Federal Way returns to fully remote city meetings

Residents urged to participate via Zoom, other virtual methods

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Federal Way students return to classrooms for new school year

Students in grades 1-12 started classes on Sept. 1; kindergarteners to begin school Sept. 7.

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New policy prohibits unvaccinated South King firefighters from working with public

About 74% of South King Fire and Rescue’s uniformed members are vaccinated, department says.

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Federal Way teen selected for Seattle Mariners Hometown Nine class

Hometown Nine is a five-year fellowship program to help build the academic, athletic success of local students.

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Man shot in chest after attempted car theft, family member says

Suspects have not been located.

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Federal Way Police Department to celebrate 25th anniversary

Founding members of the Federal Way Police Department are soon gathering to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the agency’s inception. “We all sort of embarked… Continue reading

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Rice and noodle bowl with marinated chicken and tofu from the newest Sizzle & Crunch location at 31448 Pacific Highway S. in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Sizzle & Crunch Vietnamese Grill opens new restaurant in Federal Way

Grand opening weekend to be celebrated Sept. 3-5.

Rice and noodle bowl with marinated chicken and tofu from the newest Sizzle & Crunch location at 31448 Pacific Highway S. in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
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Federal Way flags lowered to honor victims of Kabul attack

U.S. service members among those killed at an airport in Afghanistan on Aug. 26.

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Federal Way girl named first honorary team captain by Seattle Seahawks, Delta Air Lines

The Community Captains program highlights local individuals making a difference.

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Moon and her kittens. Photos courtesy of the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County

Foster cat gives birth at Federal Way hotel after family evacuates from Puyallup fire

The Thompson family was forced to evacuate their home after a cold storage facility caught fire on Aug. 21.

Moon and her kittens. Photos courtesy of the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County
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Motel manager arrested after shooting at vehicle | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Aug. 18-24.

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Kent man charged with arson after setting fire to towels in Federal Way Walmart

Fire caused evacuation of over 150 customers, employees on Aug. 15.

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Suspects on the loose after armed home invasion in Federal Way

Federal Way Police say the robbery was not random, suspects targeted the victim’s home.

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FUSION executive director to step down in October

Robin O’Grady has served as executive director of the Federal Way nonprofit since March 2019.

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Military couple loses everything in U-Haul theft outside Federal Way hotel

Mary McQuilkin and Miles Brodsky had their stuff stolen on Aug. 18; moving truck still missing.

Mary and Miles McQuilkin. Courtesy photos