Olivia Sullivan

Local high school bowlers take All-League honor teams by force

Decatur senior Ruth Magana voted MVP; Federal Way’s Sami Isaacs deemed Coach of the Year by NPSL.

4 King County paramedics quarantined after COVID-19 exposure

Two paramedic interns, two South King County primary response employees are asymptomatic, according to union executives.

4 South King Fire and Rescue firefighters quarantined after possible COVID-19 exposure

None of the firefighters have shown virus symptoms; members quarantined “out of an abundance of caution,” officials say.

Mark David Glenn, 51, pleads not guilty to charges of child rape and sexual misconduct involving three Todd Beamer High School students on Jan. 23. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Former Federal Way school nurse charged with child rape jailed again for threatening to carry out mass shooting

Mark David Glenn, 51, was recently charged with child rape, sexual misconduct for alleged relations with three Todd Beamer High School students.

Mark David Glenn, 51, pleads not guilty to charges of child rape and sexual misconduct involving three Todd Beamer High School students on Jan. 23. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Federal Way couple quarantined on Grand Princess cruise ship confined to room

Couple boards ship Feb. 21 for adventure cruise to Hawaiin Islands; 21 people on board test positive for coronavirus.

Todd Beamer basketball players made of MVP material

Seniors Aaliyah Alexander, Brycen Dillworth win NPSL Olympic Division honors as Most Valuable Players for basketball.

Federal Way mayor declares state of emergency after further review of COVID-19 outbreak

Mayor said CHI Franciscan notified the city last week they were “expecting several positive COVID-19 test results in the next 24-hours at St. Francis” in Federal Way.

Federal Way School District cancels March field trips to protect students from COVID-19 exposure

The district also forbids outside groups from using any FWPS sites through March 31; Superintendent confirms there are no reported or confirmed coronavirus cases in the district as of March 5.

CHI Franciscan to offer free, 24/7 virtual health consultations for individuals with mild COVID-19 symptoms

The virtual consultations increase access to healthcare while also reducing urgent care and emergency room crowding amid the virus outbreak.

Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for March 6: Chris Gunn

Todd Beamer senior places fourth at WIAA 4A State Dive Meet.

Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for March 6: Al-Nisa Lewis

Todd Beamer gymnast qualified for, competed at state meet in vault.

South King Fire prepares for possibility of local coronavirus outbreak

If a first responder from South King Fire and Rescue does require to be quarantined due to the virus, the agency has designated isolation sites on fire department property.

11 South King Fire members recognized for department promotions, employment

Four members advance to rank of captain; CARES new hire welcomed to South King Fire.

Coronavirus death toll rises to nine in Washington

Two individuals who died on Feb. 26 were found to have had the coronavirus; Harborview Medical Center staff possibly exposed to the virus.

Family of firefighters fundraises to fight cancer

South King Fire and Rescue’s 14-member team to particpate in the 29th annual LLS Firefighter Stairclimb at the Columbia Center March 8.

Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Feb. 28: Christopher Trevino

Thomas Jefferson freshman racks up 25 wins during first wrestling season as Raider.

Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Feb. 28: Liz Duran

Thomas Jefferson junior places fourth in state at girls wrestling championship tournament.

Commissioner James Fossos resigns from South King Fire board after lengthy absence

Fossos’s resignation is effective Feb. 29; South King Fire & Rescue board has until May 29 to fill the vacancy.

Pacific Bonsai Museum in Federal Way aims to restore stolen bonsai, raise funds to enhance security

National attention of the bonsai burglary brings an outpouring of support for the museum; anonymous donor to match donations made to the bonsai campaign until March 2.

Investigators release video of Federal Way police fatally shooting black man following public outcry

Civil rights advocates call out forceful policing that has targeted young people of color in South King County.