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Meet Diane Shines, founding member of the Federal Way Police Department

Meet Diane Shines, founding member of the Federal Way Police Department

Civilian Operations Manager joined the department in October 1996.

Meet Diane Shines, founding member of the Federal Way Police Department
FWPS cancels first day of school due to widespread power outages

FWPS cancels first day of school due to widespread power outages

Dozens of Federal Way neighborhoods are without power as of Tuesday morning.

FWPS cancels first day of school due to widespread power outages
30-For-30 volunteer options postponed this weekend in Federal Way

30-For-30 volunteer options postponed this weekend in Federal Way

City litter pick-up and blueberry farm day postponed.

30-For-30 volunteer options postponed this weekend in Federal Way
Federal Way teachers face wildfire evacuations upon first day of school

Federal Way teachers face wildfire evacuations upon first day of school

Teaching needs to be a priority, but it’s not the top of the list when you’re trying to figure out how to save your family, Totem Middle School teacher says.

Federal Way teachers face wildfire evacuations upon first day of school
Photo courtesy of FWPS

Free meals for kids offered at 65 local locations

Wednesday pick-ups through mid-December in Federal Way, Auburn, Kent and Des Moines.

Photo courtesy of FWPS
FWPS cancels first day of school due to widespread power outages

FWPS cancels first day of school due to widespread power outages

Dozens of Federal Way neighborhoods are without power as of Tuesday morning.

FWPS cancels first day of school due to widespread power outages
Outdoor, patio dining options in Federal Way

Outdoor, patio dining options in Federal Way

Enjoy al fresco dining and drinking while still respecting public health guidelines.

Outdoor, patio dining options in Federal Way
I-5 closures near Federal Way this week for Sound Transit construction

I-5 closures near Federal Way this week for Sound Transit construction

Two lanes of I-5 will be closed overnight Sept. 9 and 10.

I-5 closures near Federal Way this week for Sound Transit construction
City Council to host special meeting for vacancy applicants

City Council to host special meeting for vacancy applicants

Each of the 24 applicants will have 5 minutes to share additional information at the 5:30 p.m. virtual meeting Thursday, Sept. 10.

City Council to host special meeting for vacancy applicants
Fitness 19, located next to Fred Meyer, is among Federal Way gyms that are open for business with social distancing measures in place. Pictured: Staff members Ed Garberg, left, and Agustin Estrada. Andy Hobbs/staff photo

Workout options, open gyms in Federal Way

Reservation of time slots required at many facilities.

Fitness 19, located next to Fred Meyer, is among Federal Way gyms that are open for business with social distancing measures in place. Pictured: Staff members Ed Garberg, left, and Agustin Estrada. Andy Hobbs/staff photo
For the love of Steel Lake skatepark

For the love of Steel Lake skatepark

Federal Way skate shop manager says city underestimates park’s value to the community.

For the love of Steel Lake skatepark
The last supper: Volunteers end Thursday night meals for Federal Way’s homeless

The last supper: Volunteers end Thursday night meals for Federal Way’s homeless

Federal Way Community Caregiving Network will continue to serve lunches while riding out the pandemic.

The last supper: Volunteers end Thursday night meals for Federal Way’s homeless
Man steals $7K diamond necklace from Commons mall store | Federal Way police blotter

Man steals $7K diamond necklace from Commons mall store | Federal Way police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log.

Man steals $7K diamond necklace from Commons mall store | Federal Way police blotter
A birds-eye view of South King County overlooks the city of Federal Way and provides a peek at Mount Rainier in the distance. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda

King County Local Services to host town halls for unincorporated areas of Federal Way, Auburn

A town hall for East Federal Way residents is scheduled for 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8

A birds-eye view of South King County overlooks the city of Federal Way and provides a peek at Mount Rainier in the distance. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda
Federal Way’s downtown flagpole replaced

Federal Way’s downtown flagpole replaced

The former flagpole was damaged when a suspected drunk driver crashed into it on Jan. 16.

Federal Way’s downtown flagpole replaced
Federal Way murals vandalized in ‘racially motivated’ act

Federal Way murals vandalized in ‘racially motivated’ act

Artwork was recently installed at Sound Transit’s light rail construction site.

Federal Way murals vandalized in ‘racially motivated’ act
King County councilmember donates $98K to sports organizations in Federal Way, Auburn

King County councilmember donates $98K to sports organizations in Federal Way, Auburn

Pete von Reichbauer donated the funds to Auburn School District, Federal Way high schools, Federal Way National Little League and more.

King County councilmember donates $98K to sports organizations in Federal Way, Auburn
The Federal Way City Council chambers. File photo

24 apply for vacant seat on Federal Way City Council

Interviews to be held this month, date to be announced.

The Federal Way City Council chambers. File photo
Photo courtesy of the City of Federal Way

Federal Way Community Center to reopen Sept. 1

Masks required, some amenities still not available

Photo courtesy of the City of Federal Way
Photo courtesy of Linsay Hill

Local leader focuses on helping, healing young women of color

The Mirror’s Hometown Hero for August is Linsay Hill

Photo courtesy of Linsay Hill