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Federal Way Decatur senior finds inspiration through losses in basketball

Until this year, senior Marissa Johnson lost every single basketball game on Decatur High School’s team.


Federal Way Decatur wrestlers make their mark at sub-regionals

Decatur wrestlers fought hard at the South Puget Sound League North Sub-Regional meet last weekend against Tahoma.


Federal Way biometric company to shut down; 95 employees affected

Biometric company MorphoTrak is transferring operations from its Federal Way facility to their other West Coast location in Anaheim, California.


Federal Way resident announces run for City Council

Longtime Federal Way resident Mark Koppang, 51, has announced his bid for election to the Federal Way City Council Position 5.

High school athletes in Federal Way sign letters of intent

High school athletes participated in ceremonies last week, signing letters of intent on National Signing Day.

High schools in Federal Way make a big splash at swim meet

High school boys swim and dive teams in Federal Way made an impression at the league swim meet Jan. 30-31.

Federal Way City Council passes motion to suspend impact fees

Federal Way City Council members unanimously voted to suspend transportation impact fees on local businesses for three years.

Federal Way senator pushes to abolish death penalty

Sen. Mark Miloscia of Federal Way sponsored a bill to abolish the death penalty that was introduced in the state House and Senate on Jan. 6.

Federal Way woman returns to city with Valentine’s Day show

A former Federal Way resident is returning to her hometown to put on a theater production for Valentine's Day.

City of Federal Way terminates contractor for Town Square Park

The city of Federal Way sent a termination letter to contractor Nakano Associates on Feb. 3 after employees presented $3.4 million improvement plans for Town Square Park, $1.7 million over the city's budget, at a Federal Way City Council retreat Jan. 31.

Federal Way’s Citizen of the Month helps students go to college

Federal Way resident Charlie Hoff has dedicated himself to helping students find a path in expanding their knowledge of the college preparation and selection process.

Federal Way resident Charlie Hoff has dedicated himself to helping students find a path in expanding their knowledge of the college preparation and selection process.

Federal Way wrestlers reflect on accomplishments, get ready for state

Federal Way High School junior Andrzej Hughes-Murray was inspired to try wrestling after watching WWE when he was younger.

Volunteers count 105 homeless people on Federal Way streets

For 10 years, Federal Way resident Doug Johnson has braved the cold, dark January weather to count the number of homeless in the community.

Federal Way man sentenced for raping, pimping severely disabled women

A Federal Way Man was sentenced to 11 years in prison recently for second-degree rape and promoting prostitution in the first and second degree in King County Superior Court.

Federal Way gymnasts set their sights on state

Polly Tieu was inspired to start gymnastics after watching the 2008 Olympics with her family.

Beloved Decatur coach and teacher battles cancer

Three days after Sean Smith, 48, received his first round of chemotherapy, he went back to his favorite place to feel better — Decatur High School.

Federal Way medical clinic offers free services to those in need

As an in-person assister at Federal Way’s Cornerstone Medical Services clinic, Lauren Tran helps people sign up for Washington healthcare.

Federal Way police warn residents of reported jury duty scam

The Federal Way Police Department has received at least a dozen calls from residents since December 2014, reporting a similar scam.

Federal Way sex trafficking forum highlights men are solution to issue | Slideshow

Val Richey, King County senior deputy prosecuting attorney, has been working with local law enforcement over the past year to solve the problem of human trafficking — an issue he said the prosecutor’s office has handled incorrectly.