Sarah Kehoe

A Federal Way High School boys basketball player shoots to make a basket at a game against the Raiders this week.

Eagles beat Raiders for SPSL victory

The Federal Way boys basketball team beat the Thomas Jefferson High School Raiders 81-62 on Tuesday night, giving them a South Puget Sound League victory.

A Federal Way High School boys basketball player shoots to make a basket at a game against the Raiders this week.
Keller Williams Realty Puget Sound created a football pool to connect with clients.

Local realtor hosts football pool for clients

Dave and Pam Ranch at Keller Williams Realty Puget Sound used the football season to find an inventive way to keep in touch with clients.

Keller Williams Realty Puget Sound created a football pool to connect with clients.
Arian Carpio of Todd Beamer High School during a wrestling tournament a few years ago.

Teams make a mark at SPSL girls wrestling tournament

Federal Way wins the girls team title and senior Arian Carpio of Todd Beamer won her division at the South Puget Sound League girls wrestling tournament at Rogers High School on Jan. 3.

Arian Carpio of Todd Beamer High School during a wrestling tournament a few years ago.
The city of Federal Way shut down the Ridgecrest Motel on Wednesday due to several code violations.

Federal Way motel shut down for code violations, families displaced

The city of Federal Way shut down the longtime Ridgecrest Motel and told occupants to vacate by noon today because the motel was in violation of several building codes.

The city of Federal Way shut down the Ridgecrest Motel on Wednesday due to several code violations.
Haggen recently announced they are buying 146 Vons

Haggen to an Albertsons store in Federal Way

Federal Way Safeway and Albertsons stores may merge and sell their stores if Pacific Northwest chain Haggen receives approval from the Federal Trade Commission to acquire them.

Haggen recently announced they are buying 146 Vons
Todd Beamer wrestling girls team celebrate their victory together. The girls came in first place at the Rogers Holiday Tournament.

Todd Beamer wrestling team wins holiday tournament

The Todd Beamer girls wrestling team recently won the 43rd annual Rogers Holiday Tournament, edging out host Rogers.

Todd Beamer wrestling girls team celebrate their victory together. The girls came in first place at the Rogers Holiday Tournament.
Decatur High School boys wrestling and Federal Way High School girls wrestling team dominated at the Hammerhead Invitational

Decatur boys, Federal Way girls wrestle to the top at invitational

Decatur High School boys wrestling and Federal Way High School girls wrestling team dominated at the Hammerhead Invitational, held Dec. 17 and 18 at the Kitsap Sun Pavilion in Silverdale.

Decatur High School boys wrestling and Federal Way High School girls wrestling team dominated at the Hammerhead Invitational
David Mackey

Federal Way to honor long-time Gymnastics Unlimited owner

In May 1984, David Mackey took a chance and opened his own gymnastics business.

David Mackey
Federal Way Public Schools Educational Service Center.

Federal Way mother sues school district for alleged racism, rights violation

A Federal Way parent is suing the Federal Way school district for allegedly violating her First Amendment rights and racial profiling.

Federal Way Public Schools Educational Service Center.
Federal Way High School football player Chico McClatcher scored 91 touchdowns during his football career in high school. He recently gave a verbal commitment to play for the University of Washington.

Federal Way running back commits to UW

Federal Way High School senior football player Chico McClatcher made a verbal commitment to play for the Huskies next year.

Federal Way High School football player Chico McClatcher scored 91 touchdowns during his football career in high school. He recently gave a verbal commitment to play for the University of Washington.
Sarah Seo teaches Korean to a group of students at Saghalie Middle School recently.

Federal Way middle school starts new Korean language program

So far, five Saghalie Middle School students are beginning to learn the Korean language this year.

Sarah Seo teaches Korean to a group of students at Saghalie Middle School recently.
Federal Way author April Knight's stories have been featured in several Chicken Soup books

Federal Way author’s latest story touches on the power of forgiveness

After spending her entire childhood trying to get her mother to show her love, April Knight, 71, finally decided to forgive her and let her go.

Federal Way author April Knight's stories have been featured in several Chicken Soup books
Todd Beamer High School students help Lakota Middle School students learn about technology.

Todd Beamer students coach Lakota middle schooler’s for Computer Science Education Week

Todd Beamer High School students came to teach Lakota middle schoolers about computer programming.

Todd Beamer High School students help Lakota Middle School students learn about technology.
Former NFL player and current motivational speaker Reggie Jones visited students at Decatur High School to talk about making goals and the importance of perseverance.

Former NFL player talks to Federal Way students about perseverance

Former New Orleans Saints player Reggie Jones told Decatur High School students to never give up.

Former NFL player and current motivational speaker Reggie Jones visited students at Decatur High School to talk about making goals and the importance of perseverance.
Federal Way artist Hester Mallonee paints her favorite street in Paris onto an 8-foot long canvas at Ma Boulange Bakery

Artist brings love of Paris to Federal Way bakery

Federal Way resident Hester Mallonee, 56, remembers sitting in her mother’s room as a child, reading and looking at pictures of art books.

Federal Way artist Hester Mallonee paints her favorite street in Paris onto an 8-foot long canvas at Ma Boulange Bakery
Carol Gregory

King County Council appoints Federal Way school board president to replace late Rep. Roger Freeman | UPDATE

The King County Council unanimously voted Carol Gregory to replace late Rep. Roger Freeman during a meeting this afternoon.

Carol Gregory
Federal Way Police Department

Federal Way middle school student arrested for ‘swatting’ school

A 14-year-old Lakota Middle School student was arrested Nov. 20 for her involvement in a threat to attack students at the school with firearms and explosives later that afternoon.

Federal Way Police Department
Federal Way City Hall

Federal Way mayor boasts economic growth, Council approves biennial budget

The Federal Way City Council unanimously voted in favor of the 2015/2016 biennial budget, in which there were no new taxes and positions added in the Community Development, Public Works and the Police departments.

Federal Way City Hall
Technology Access Foundation Academy students greet Rev. Jesse Jackson during an event on Monday focusing on gender inequality.

Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks about equality to Federal Way students | Photos

Rev. Jesse Jackson told Technology Access Foundation (TAF) Academy students to dream high and to break down the walls of race and gender inequality during an event on Monday.

Technology Access Foundation Academy students greet Rev. Jesse Jackson during an event on Monday focusing on gender inequality.
Byron Hiller

Federal Way Mirror’s Citizen of the Month inspires volunteers

Lifelong Federal Way resident Byron Hiller, 53, has volunteered at a variety of local organizations for more than 30 years.

Byron Hiller