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The Chip-In fundraiser hopes to meet the $3 million goal to provide 5,000 laptops to FWPS students.

Former MLB player hopes to raise $3M for 5,000 laptops for FW students

The Chip-In fundraiser site provides 100% of the proceeds to Federal Way Public Schools

The Chip-In fundraiser hopes to meet the $3 million goal to provide 5,000 laptops to FWPS students.
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South King Fire seeks levy in Aug. 4 primary election

If approved, the $3.75 million levy will maintain operations, allow equipment expenditures and help avoid reductions in firefighter staffing.

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Sound Transit breaks ground on Federal Way Link Extension

The $3.1 billion project includes three new stations near Kent/Des Moines, South 272nd Street and the Federal Way Transit Center.

TAF@Saghalie teacher Brandon Carlisle works with his 9th grade biology students on their lab work in late February 2020. Mirror file photo

Educators, parents raise concerns over possible school reopening plans

Federal Way Education Association union members say they do not feel safe returning to in-person classes in the fall.

TAF@Saghalie teacher Brandon Carlisle works with his 9th grade biology students on their lab work in late February 2020. Mirror file photo

Federal Way National Little League field vandalized twice in one week | Police blotter

Backstops graffitied, sign hit by dump truck.

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No suspects yet in West Seattle suitcase homicides

Families grieve deaths of Jessica Lewis of Federal Way and Austin Wenner of Kent.

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Federal Way Public Schools reveals plan for reopening schools in fall

Depending on state guidelines, students will have a combination of in-person and remote learning days.

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One woman, two kids injured in serious car crash along Pacific Highway South

A 21-year-old reckless driver may have run a red light and crashed into the victim’s vehicle, police say.

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Federal Way’s Pacific Bonsai Museum reopens to the public

Local gardens and exhibits are welcoming guests once again, now with additional safety measures.

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Red light, speed zone cameras generate $3.8M for Federal Way

2019 annual report shows 36,789 citations issued for both red light cameras and school zone speed areas throughout the city.

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Federal Way’s Red Robin to close July 12

Closure is due to the incoming Sound Transit Link light rail extension set to open 2024.

WIAA delays start dates for fall sports

Football practices to begin Sept. 5, all other sports planned for Sept. 7.

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King County to provide Safe Start kits to small businesses in July

Federal Way Chamber of Commerce to host pick up from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, July 16 at El Centro de la Raza in Federal Way.

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Federal Way man accused of robbing buyers during OfferUp purchase

Jalen L. Womack, 19, pleaded not guilty on June 29.

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Free document shredding, mask distribution this weekend in Federal Way and Auburn

Free events, hosted by King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer, run July 11 in Federal Way and July 12 in Auburn

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Human remains in West Seattle identified

Bags of body parts were found in a suitcase along a West Seattle beach on June 19.

Federal Way Police Department to hire more officers with grant

Department’s current staffing level still not at full capacity.

Brookdale nurse placed on leave after oxycodone pill goes missing | Police blotter

The medication was noted as administered, however the patient was not present to receive the pill at the time.

Page Ahead donates 15,000 books to Federal Way students

Book Up Summer reading program provides students with 12 books to promote child literacy and bridge achievement gaps.

Protest held over fatal police shooting of Malik Williams in Federal Way

Williams, a 23-year-old paraplegic Black man, died Dec. 31, 2019; investigation of his death is ongoing.