Sarah Kehoe

Decatur High School senior Marissa Johnson played basketball for the school for four years. Johnson was the top scorer and was elected captain of the team.

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.

 

Decatur High School

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.

 

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

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.

 

Mark Koppang

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.

Mark Koppang
Todd Beamer High School seniors signed off to play sports in college during a ceremony at the school.

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.

Todd Beamer High School seniors signed off to play sports in college during a ceremony at the school.
Federal Way High School sophomore Cooper Berry qualified for districts in the 200 individual medley.

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 High School sophomore Cooper Berry qualified for districts in the 200 individual medley.
City of Federal Way

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.

City of Federal Way
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 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.

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.
Christina McKie performs in one of her company's shows. McKie grew up in Federal Way and attended Federal Way High School before starting her own production company in Seattle. Contributed photo

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.

Christina McKie performs in one of her company's shows. McKie grew up in Federal Way and attended Federal Way High School before starting her own production company in Seattle. Contributed photo
Attendees of the Federal Way City Council retreat Jan. 31.

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.

Attendees of the Federal Way City Council retreat Jan. 31.
Charlie Hoff

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.

Charlie Hoff
Charlie Hoff

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.

Charlie Hoff
Federal Way High School wrestlers get ready for their state meet toward the end of February. Back left to right is Andrzej Hughes-Murray and Tally Thomas. Front left to right is Fernanda Carmona and Ana Sanchez.

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.

Federal Way High School wrestlers get ready for their state meet toward the end of February. Back left to right is Andrzej Hughes-Murray and Tally Thomas. Front left to right is Fernanda Carmona and Ana Sanchez.
Volunteers from the Federal Way community got together early on a January morning to count the number of homeless people in the city. The purpose of the homeless count is to raise awareness of the amount of people in need in each area of King County.

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.

Volunteers from the Federal Way community got together early on a January morning to count the number of homeless people in the city. The purpose of the homeless count is to raise awareness of the amount of people in need in each area of King County.
A Federal Way Man was sentenced to 11 years in prison recently for raping and pimping two severely disabled women.

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.

A Federal Way Man was sentenced to 11 years in prison recently for raping and pimping two severely disabled women.
Federal Way gymnasts Madeleine Grace

Federal Way gymnasts set their sights on state

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

Federal Way gymnasts Madeleine Grace
Decatur High School teacher and coach Sean Smith

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.

Decatur High School teacher and coach Sean Smith
Cornerstone Medical Services staff. The clinic is offering free help to assist people signing up for medical coverage during the Affordable Care Act open enrollment period.

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.

Cornerstone Medical Services staff. The clinic is offering free help to assist people signing up for medical coverage during the Affordable Care Act open enrollment period.
Federal Way Police Department

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 Police Department
Edward Sumner

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.

Edward Sumner