Olivia Sullivan

Members of Federal Way’s Business Task Force meet virtually on June 3. Courtesy photo

Federal Way businesses given more opportunities to serve customers

Federal Way City Council approves use of parking lot spaces outside of businesses to be used as socially distanced service areas.

Members of Federal Way’s Business Task Force meet virtually on June 3. Courtesy photo

Federal Way Community Center to house Washington State National Guard for 3 nights

Between 150-190 members of the Washington State National Guard will be in Federal Way through Sunday, city says.

Man plays ‘matador’ with cars in Federal Way | Police blotter

The man was involuntarily committed after aggressive actions, charging at officer multiple times.

Federal Way raises pride flag for first time in city history

Flag will fly above City Hall for the entire month of June.

Multiple Federal Way stores hit by looters

Rapid response by police resulted in minimal loss for businesses on Sunday night, police chief says.

Nearly 200 people gathered at the intersection of Pacific Highway South and South 320th Street on Sunday to protest the death of George Floyd. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Motorcyclist injures baby, two women at Sunday protest in Federal Way

All three victims were treated for minor injuries and transported to St. Francis Hospital as a precautionary measure, fire official says.

Nearly 200 people gathered at the intersection of Pacific Highway South and South 320th Street on Sunday to protest the death of George Floyd. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

South King County area police respond to Seattle protests

The responding officers are members of the multi-agency Valley Civil Disturbance Unit, officials say.

Black smoke rises from Westlake Center in Seattle as the Saturday afternoon protests result in several car fires and the looting of several downtown businesses on May 30. Courtesy photo

Federal Way police respond to Seattle protests

The responding officers are members of the multi-agency Valley Civil Disturbance Unit, officials say.

Black smoke rises from Westlake Center in Seattle as the Saturday afternoon protests result in several car fires and the looting of several downtown businesses on May 30. Courtesy photo
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Campgrounds to reopen in 22 Washington counties

Campgrounds in counties actively in Phase 2 of the reopening plan will begin to welcome visitors June 1, state says.

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Federal Way Public Schools administration building. File photo

8 Federal Way schools honored in Washington School Recognition Program

The schools showed growth in various student demographics, closing opportunity gaps during 2018-2019 school year.

Federal Way Public Schools administration building. File photo

Federal Way Food Bank serves nearly 600 new families during pandemic

Food bank receives positive feedback on new process for item pick up.

By the numbers: How is COVID-19 affecting Federal Way?

As of May 27, Federal Way has seen 495 positive cases of COVID-19 and nine virus-related deaths.

Walk the (virtual) walk: FWPS seniors participate in pandemic-friendly graduation

Ceremonies will be broadcast June 13 via Facebook Live, YouTube and local Channel 21.

Man steals shopping cart full of groceries from Safeway

The items cost a total of $432.96, store management was able to retrieve all of the items.

Photo courtesy of South Sound Media

Craigslist purchase turns into carjacking, kidnapping in Federal Way

Two suspects have been booked into King County Jail for multiple felony crimes, police say.

Photo courtesy of South Sound Media

Food boxes to be given away to Federal Way School District families in need

Boxes are available every Thursday from May 28 through June 11

MSC Crab Feed & Auction goes virtual for 2020 event

Item bidding begins June 1; event hosted via Facebook Live at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 6.

Man stabbed in leg at Federal Way apartment

Police conducted a search in the area, but did not locate the suspect.

Free COVID-19 testing offered at Sea Mar Federal Way Medical Clinic

Testing is available on a weekly basis every Tuesday and Thursday; health insurance not required.