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$1M worth of cocaine found in banana boxes at Western Washington Safeway stores

$1M worth of cocaine found in banana boxes at Western Washington Safeway stores

The drugs were discovered on Sunday at the South 320th Street Federal Way grocery store location.

$1M worth of cocaine found in banana boxes at Western Washington Safeway stores
Redondo Pier to remain closed through August

Redondo Pier to remain closed through August

The Des Moines Council will discuss repair plans at the Sept. 5 meeting.

Redondo Pier to remain closed through August
TOTE Maritime Alaska moving headquarters from Federal Way to Tacoma

TOTE Maritime Alaska moving headquarters from Federal Way to Tacoma

Shipping company cites Federal Way’s increasing transient activity as one of main reasons for leaving.

TOTE Maritime Alaska moving headquarters from Federal Way to Tacoma
Federal Way skater becomes Junior Inline World Champion

Federal Way skater becomes Junior Inline World Champion

Corie Stoddard, 18, competes in both inline speed skating and short track ice speed skating.

Federal Way skater becomes Junior Inline World Champion
81st Annual Alumni Picnic welcomes graduates from all four Federal Way high schools

81st Annual Alumni Picnic welcomes graduates from all four Federal Way high schools

The picnic will be held from 12-3 p.m. at Federal Way High School.

81st Annual Alumni Picnic welcomes graduates from all four Federal Way high schools
Flavor of Federal Way unites cultures of Federal Way community

Flavor of Federal Way unites cultures of Federal Way community

The multicultural festival was held Saturday at Town Square Park.

Flavor of Federal Way unites cultures of Federal Way community
South King Fire and Rescue considers new military leave policy

South King Fire and Rescue considers new military leave policy

Firefighter Brandon Church, son of fire chief Dr. Allen Church, recently deployed for 6-9 month active duty service in Niger, Africa.

South King Fire and Rescue considers new military leave policy
Rep. Adam Smith stresses access in HealthPoint Federal Way visit

Rep. Adam Smith stresses access in HealthPoint Federal Way visit

“No issue is as universal as health care,” Smith says.

Rep. Adam Smith stresses access in HealthPoint Federal Way visit
FUSION’s 1950s-themed fundraiser: A swingin’ success

FUSION’s 1950s-themed fundraiser: A swingin’ success

FUSION’s 26th annual art and auction event was held Wednesday, Aug. 7 at Dumas Bay Centre.

FUSION’s 1950s-themed fundraiser: A swingin’ success
Federal Way students take the stage for summer learning

Federal Way students take the stage for summer learning

First-ever Scholars on Stage program explores performing arts to strengthen literacy.

Federal Way students take the stage for summer learning
12 South King Fire and Rescue members honored at promotion ceremony

12 South King Fire and Rescue members honored at promotion ceremony

Three were promoted to the assistant chief rank; 6 to lieutenant.

12 South King Fire and Rescue members honored at promotion ceremony
Preparing for the worst: What you need to know to deal with a disaster

Preparing for the worst: What you need to know to deal with a disaster

‘Now is the time to meet your neighbors, not on day seven of a power outage,’ says Sophia Lopez.

Preparing for the worst: What you need to know to deal with a disaster
Kiwanis Club’s 63rd Annual Salmon Bake raises more than $21,000

Kiwanis Club’s 63rd Annual Salmon Bake raises more than $21,000

Hundreds gathered to enjoy a salmon dinner, music and more at Steel Lake Park on July 26.

Kiwanis Club’s 63rd Annual Salmon Bake raises more than $21,000
Citizen of the Month advocates for community participation at National Night Out

Citizen of the Month advocates for community participation at National Night Out

Federal Way resident Betty Taylor helps organize the city’s event held from 4-9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6.

Citizen of the Month advocates for community participation at National Night Out
Police interaction with youth, community engagement tops candidate forum in Federal Way

Police interaction with youth, community engagement tops candidate forum in Federal Way

Council candidates sound off on issues at forum hosted by youth groups.

Police interaction with youth, community engagement tops candidate forum in Federal Way
Girl, 16, fatally stabs mother’s boyfriend in Federal Way, police say

Girl, 16, fatally stabs mother’s boyfriend in Federal Way, police say

35-year-old man with multiple stab wounds died at the scene; 16-year-old girl transported to the hospital.

Girl, 16, fatally stabs mother’s boyfriend in Federal Way, police say
Vandalism silences the Piano in the Park

Vandalism silences the Piano in the Park

City removes Federal Way Arts Commission’s third annual installation from Town Square Park.

Vandalism silences the Piano in the Park
Free disaster preparedness training in Federal Way

Free disaster preparedness training in Federal Way

The King County emergency education event will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, July 25.

Free disaster preparedness training in Federal Way
Q&A with FUSION’s new executive director Robin O’Grady

Q&A with FUSION’s new executive director Robin O’Grady

‘Helping other people is not optional,’ she says.

Q&A with FUSION’s new executive director Robin O’Grady
Tidying the tides

Tidying the tides

Girl Scout Troop #44585 cleans up Redondo Beach on July 3.

Tidying the tides