Sarah Kehoe

Byron Hiller

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

Byron Hiller
Todd Beamer High School's volleyball player Reed Copeland

Todd Beamer seniors sign letters of intent

Three students at Todd Beamer High School sat together to sign off for their future in sports.

Todd Beamer High School's volleyball player Reed Copeland
Federal Way Police Department

Man arrested for indecent liberties, attempted burglary at Federal Way apartment

A 51-year-old homeless man was arrested Nov. 21 at the Club Palisades apartment complex in Federal Way.

Federal Way Police Department
Matthew Johnson and Lauren Scoville hope to raise money for their art-centered restaurant

Federal Way artists draw up plan to build live art venue

It was three years ago when Matthew Johnson, 28, decided to stop working at minimum wage jobs that weren’t making him happy and focus solely on acting.

Matthew Johnson and Lauren Scoville hope to raise money for their art-centered restaurant
The Decatur cheerleaders take time out of their practice to pose together. The girls practice for three hours

Character comes first for Decatur cheer team

The 19 girls on Decatur High School’s cheerleading squad are more than just pretty girls dancing in uniforms at school games.

The Decatur cheerleaders take time out of their practice to pose together. The girls practice for three hours
Federal Way Police Department

Man with gunshot wound dumped in Federal Way, possible suspect in Lakewood incident

A man who died from a gunshot wound in a home invasion robbery was dropped off at Club Palisades Apartment in Federal Way last night, police said.

Federal Way Police Department
Federal Way Police Department

Federal Way man arrested for two armed robberies and theft

A Federal Way male was arrested after he was connected to two armed robberies last night.

Federal Way Police Department

Federal Way loses star quarterback due to illness

Federal Way sophomore Gabe Togia stepped up to take on the quarterback position for the rest of the football season.

Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell

Homeless, others urge city to develop day shelter in Federal Way

Rick Nicholson has a morning routine. He scavenges through garbage cans in front of stores and businesses to find food and something to keep himself warm.

Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell
Federal Way Police Department

Burglar throws chair into wrong window | Federal Way Police Blotter

The following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

Federal Way Police Department
Federal Way Public Schools

School canceled at six Federal Way schools, incident at one

There are six Federal Way schools closed today from impacts of yesterday's storm and one dealt with a boiler incident this morning.

Federal Way Public Schools
Federal Way manufacturing company Valmet received an award for their service to the community.

City recognizes Federal Way business for service

Federal Way’s Valmet was recently recognized by the city of Federal Way for being a leading global developer and supplier of services and technologies for the pulp, paper and energy industries.

Federal Way manufacturing company Valmet received an award for their service to the community.
Priscilla Warmbo holds photographs of her daughters Sarah and Charity Warmbo. Her daughters were murdered as a result of domestic violence.

Woman shares daughter’s story of domestic violence to help local residents

It started off as a sweet love story. Sarah Warmbo was a senior in high school when she fell for a guy for the first time.

Priscilla Warmbo holds photographs of her daughters Sarah and Charity Warmbo. Her daughters were murdered as a result of domestic violence.
The annual Veterans Day ceremony Honoring Our Own last year.

Veterans to be honored at Federal Way event Tuesday afternoon

The Historical Society and Kiwanis clubs of Federal Way are hosting a ceremony to honor local veterans.

The annual Veterans Day ceremony Honoring Our Own last year.
Rep. Linda Kochmar

Kochmar, Freeman, Miloscia take early leads in 30th District election results | Slideshow

Initial results for the general election in Pierce and King counties on Tuesday night show that two incumbents — Rep. Linda Kochmar and the late Rep. Roger Freeman — and Mark Miloscia take early leads in their respective races.

Rep. Linda Kochmar
Sean Yi

Thomas Jefferson golf siblings place first, second at district tournament

Siblings Hanna Yi, 17, and Sean Yi, 15, started playing golf together as soon as they could walk.

Sean Yi
Rep. Roger Freeman

Deceased Federal Way state House Rep. Roger Freeman is winning re-election

Rep. Roger Freeman (D-Federal Way) is leading by 6 percent over his Republican challenger, Jack Dovey, despite passing away six days before Tuesday's election.

Rep. Roger Freeman
Rep. Adam Smith

Congressman Adam Smith takes lead in general election

In the Congressional District No. 9 race, incumbent U.S. Rep. Adam Smith, a Democrat, takes the lead against his Republican challenger Doug Basler.

Rep. Adam Smith
Federal Way Public Schools

Federal Way school board chooses firm to help select new superintendent

Federal Way school board members voted unanimously at the Oct. 28 meeting to select Ray and Associates as the consulting firm to help guide their search for a new superintendent.

Federal Way Public Schools
Todd Beamer High School junior Morgan Vance competes at  a match before league recently

Todd Beamer swimmer makes record time at league

Todd Beamer High School junior Morgan Vance worked hard for three weeks to make league time in her 100 yard breaststroke and she finally made it, winning her event.

Todd Beamer High School junior Morgan Vance competes at  a match before league recently