Olivia Sullivan

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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A Federal Way Police Department vehicle. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

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.

A Federal Way Police Department vehicle. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
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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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Robin O'Grady. Courtesy photo

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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Mary and Miles McQuilkin. Courtesy photos

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.

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Woman robbed after Tinder date at Steel Lake Park | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Aug. 10-16.

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A kindergarten student at Panther Lake Elementary raises her hand during attendance on the first day of in-person learning on March 15. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Federal Way students and staff return to full day in-person learning this fall

Daily health screenings will no longer be required for students, according to the district.

A kindergarten student at Panther Lake Elementary raises her hand during attendance on the first day of in-person learning on March 15. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
A Decatur High School student in Federal Way participates in a conditioning workout in Feb. 2021 as the state eased back in to in-person activities. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing

State announces mask requirements for student sports, performing arts

Athletes are not required to wear masks when participating in sports of any contact level while outside.

A Decatur High School student in Federal Way participates in a conditioning workout in Feb. 2021 as the state eased back in to in-person activities. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing
The Federal Way COVID-19 testing site, operated by King County at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center, has seen nearly 5,000 new visitors since the beginning of August. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

King County COVID-19 testing sites see surge in visitors

The county’s Federal Way site has seen nearly 5,000 new patients for testing since the beginning of August.

The Federal Way COVID-19 testing site, operated by King County at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center, has seen nearly 5,000 new visitors since the beginning of August. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
Federal Way Extended Stay America (1400 S. 320th Street). King County photo

King County to close purchase of Federal Way hotel

County vying for three more Health Through Housing sites in north, east King County, representatives say.

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Federal Way Red Lion hotel, 1688 S. 348th St. Courtesy of Google Images

County applies for acquisition funding assistance of Federal Way Red Lion hotel

State’s department of commerce received 14 applications, totaling a $60.5 million request to generate 578 units of affordable housing.

Federal Way Red Lion hotel, 1688 S. 348th St. Courtesy of Google Images
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Driver crashes stolen car into light pole | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Aug. 4-9.

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Screenshot from a GoFundMe page created for Manny Ortiz.

Family mourns Federal Way man who died in freeway crash

Manny Ortiz was a 2014 graduate of Federal Way High School.

Screenshot from a GoFundMe page created for Manny Ortiz.
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Federal Way Boys and Girls Club to host free back to school event Aug. 14

The Federal Way Boys and Girls Club is helping Federal Way families prepare for the back-to-school season. The first free Back2School event provides families with… Continue reading

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No arrests, suspect information in fatal shooting of teen

Victim from Portland was found July 25 on a Federal Way street with several gunshot wounds.

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Customer maced after intervening in shoplift | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log July 28-Aug. 2.

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