Olivia Sullivan

The School Based Health Center (SBHC) at TAF@Saghalie is located at 33914 19th Avenue SW in Federal Way. Courtesy photo

FWPS district opens first School Based Health Center

New resource removes barriers, increases health care access for students at no cost.

The School Based Health Center (SBHC) at TAF@Saghalie is located at 33914 19th Avenue SW in Federal Way. Courtesy photo
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Local family teaches generosity through the generations

Larry Jones and his family are the Mirror’s Hometown Heroes for January.

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Weyerhaeuser campus clash continues over warehouse plan

Proposal may remove 132 forested acres to allow for 1.5 million square feet of new development.

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Delivery driver drops pizza after teen’s threat | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Jan. 20-26

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St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

7 positive cases found in St. Francis Hospital COVID-19 outbreak

Outbreak occurred in the first floor Surgical Unit between Jan. 11-26.

St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo
The vendor was located at the Southeast corner of Military Road S. and S. Star Lake Road.

Unlicensed food vendor shut down for selling tamales from ice chest

King County Public Health shut down the Federal Way vendor on Monday, Jan. 25.

The vendor was located at the Southeast corner of Military Road S. and S. Star Lake Road.
Albert Veveris, 90, receives his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination on Jan. 26 at Village Green Retirement Campus in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Residents, staff of Village Green receive COVID-19 vaccinations

186 residents and staff were vaccinated at the retirement communitys first clinic on Jan. 26.

Albert Veveris, 90, receives his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination on Jan. 26 at Village Green Retirement Campus in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
South King Fire and Rescue's new Maritime Emergency Response Vessel will be similar to this model drawing. Courtesy photo

State provides $750K for new ‘floating fire engine’ for South King Fire

Maritime Emergency Response Vessel is the only resource of its kind between Seattle and Tacoma.

South King Fire and Rescue's new Maritime Emergency Response Vessel will be similar to this model drawing. Courtesy photo
The Center at Norpoint, located at 4818 Nassau Ave NE in Tacoma, will soon become a temporary warming shelter. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Federal Way officials expect little impact from incoming NE Tacoma warming shelter

A community center in the neighboring limits of Northeast Tacoma will soon become a temporary warming shelter for homeless individuals, and local residents are wondering… Continue reading

The Center at Norpoint, located at 4818 Nassau Ave NE in Tacoma, will soon become a temporary warming shelter. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
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Husky injured in hit-and-run | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Jan. 13-19

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A portion of the mayor's Black Lives Matter proclamation and call to action presented Monday, Jan. 18.

Federal Way mayor presents Black Lives Matter proclamation, call to action

Proclamation urges people to “exercise their patriotic responsibility to strive to challenge racism until it is no more.”

A portion of the mayor's Black Lives Matter proclamation and call to action presented Monday, Jan. 18.
Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell, top right, hosted a public forum for African American/Black community members on July 29.

Upcoming Black, African American community quarterly meeting set for Jan. 27

The third virtual meeting to be held via Zoom from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27.

Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell, top right, hosted a public forum for African American/Black community members on July 29.
Jan Barber, project manager of Make Music Federal Way, rings bells on Jan. 18 in honor of the more than 400,000 people who have died from COVID-19. Olivia Sullivan/The Mirror

Bell ringing, musical performances in Federal Way honor COVID-19 victims

Hosted by Make Music Federal Way, event honors nationwide deaths and 74 Federal Way residents who have died.

Jan Barber, project manager of Make Music Federal Way, rings bells on Jan. 18 in honor of the more than 400,000 people who have died from COVID-19. Olivia Sullivan/The Mirror
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2-year-old child, woman rescued from Auburn house fire

Fire started in the garage around 11:40 p.m. Jan. 20 near the 30100 block of 50th Lane S. in Auburn.

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The Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center is located at 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

New vaccination site may open at Federal Way’s Performing Arts and Event Center

While no location decision has been made yet, Public Health — Seattle & King County says new sites will serve between 500-2,000 people per day.

The Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center is located at 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
The former Sears building at The Commons mall is under renovations to soon house a new grocery store in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

New businesses are coming to Federal Way in 2021

Commons mall and light rail are key components of local economic development, mayor says.

The former Sears building at The Commons mall is under renovations to soon house a new grocery store in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
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Electric company accountant discovers embezzlement | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Jan. 5-12

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FWPS rethinks approach of in-person learning for elementary students

Parents encouraged to respond to learning model survey sent by Federal Way Public Schools

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Martin Luther King Jr. addresses the crowd during the march on Washington, D.C., in August of 1963. Courtesy photo

City to host MLK celebration

The City of Federal Way is hosting a virtual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration Monday, Jan. 18. In a collaborative effort with the Federal… Continue reading

Martin Luther King Jr. addresses the crowd during the march on Washington, D.C., in August of 1963. Courtesy photo
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Washington State Treasurer-elect Mike Pellicciotti’s transition team includes local leaders

Federal Way Chamber CEO, Kent City Councilmember among team.

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