Olivia Sullivan

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Highline College to require vaccinations beginning fall quarter

All students, staff and faculty who visit campus are required to be fully vaccinated by Sept. 27; vaccine clinics held throughout August.

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Police arrest major supplier to Federal Way-based drug dealers

A search and arrest warrant was served to the suspect in Tukwila on July 26.

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Movies in the Park return to Federal Way

The next free movie feature is Saturday, Aug. 14 at Town Square Park.

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One man killed, another critically injured at Eastwind Motel shooting

Police responded to reports of a shooting around 6:35 a.m. on Sunday, July 18.

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Man killed in Sunday night shooting

No suspect, circumstance information yet, according to Federal Way Police.

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(L-R) Nikki Tran as Lucinda, Rachel Boettger as Florinda, and Chloe Longacre as Cinderella in Rosebud Children's Theatre production of "Into the Woods." Photo by Lindsey Miller

Rosebud Children’s Theatre ready for the outdoor stage

Rosebud Children’s Theatre has two upcoming productions in July and August.

(L-R) Nikki Tran as Lucinda, Rachel Boettger as Florinda, and Chloe Longacre as Cinderella in Rosebud Children's Theatre production of "Into the Woods." Photo by Lindsey Miller
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Come for the food, stay for the mission

Poverty Bay Cafe manager embraces FUSION’s job skill training program.

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Federal Way police to conduct emphasis patrols to mitigate recent rise in violent crime

Extra patrols to last for 90 day period near Pacific Highway South, Westway neighborhood and other areas.

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Centerstage Theatre celebrates Christmas in July with new show, live audiences

“A 1940s Radio Christmas Carol” runs until Sunday, Aug. 1.

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Passions run high at Federal Way town hall meeting over crime, homelessness

Passions boiled over at Thursday night’s town hall as the discussion focused on some attendees’ opposition to the potential of King County’s Health Through Housing… Continue reading

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Decatur softball celebrates first 10-win season in 50 years

NPSL All-League 4A softball honors recently announced.

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Suspect booked into jail after inappropriately grabbing victim in wave pool | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log July 14-19.

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Mark David Glenn pleaded not guilty in January 2020 to charges of child rape and sexual misconduct involving three Todd Beamer High School students. Sound Publishing file photo

Former school nurse in Federal Way sentenced for sexual misconduct with a minor

Mark David Glenn, an Auburn resident, must register as a sex offender.

Mark David Glenn pleaded not guilty in January 2020 to charges of child rape and sexual misconduct involving three Todd Beamer High School students. Sound Publishing file photo
The Pete Andersen FUSION Family Center is located at 1505 S. 328th Street in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

15 families progress to permanent housing thanks to Pete Andersen FUSION Family Center shelter

To date, the short-term shelter has helped more than 200 individuals.

The Pete Andersen FUSION Family Center is located at 1505 S. 328th Street in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
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Family treasures memorial bench for Thomas Jefferson High School student

AJ Ford was known for his hugs, high-fives and huge smiles. During a family walk along the Tacoma waterfront years ago, teenaged AJ took off… Continue reading

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Federal Way’s online crime map temporarily out of order

A routine server switch has resulted in a pause in crimes that are uploaded to the Federal Way Community Crime Map, according to the Federal… Continue reading

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Man attempts to break into pawn shop with blowtorch | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log July 7-13.

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Dog, ferret die in Federal Way house fire

The two adult residents safely escaped the fire.

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Teen shot in back, found along Dash Point Road

Tuesday morning’s incident marks the fifth shooting in Federal Way in the past week.

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A memorial for 19-year-old Damien Helmbrecht is placed outside of the Westway Community Center on April 23. The Westway neighborhood has been the location of two homicides within eight days this month. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

2 men charged with murder for ‘retaliatory’ drive-by shooting in Federal Way

Damien Helmbrecht, 19, was shot and killed while walking to a meet a friend in the Westway neighborhood in April 2020.

A memorial for 19-year-old Damien Helmbrecht is placed outside of the Westway Community Center on April 23. The Westway neighborhood has been the location of two homicides within eight days this month. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo