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A Darigold dairy worker practices picketing as a strike is approved by the union. Photo courtesy of Julia Issa

Puget Sound Darigold workers on verge of strike amid contract negotiations

Workers cite lack of medical leave, outsourcing and bad-faith negotiations as reason for strike.

 

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Curves reopens Federal Way gym at full capacity

The Federal Way all-women gym is located at 32020 1st Ave. S.

 

Chef Blanca Rodriguez in the bar of Pimienta Bistro & Bar, located at 34029 Hoyt Road SW, Suite C in Federal Way.

Why did you decide to open a restaurant in Federal Way?

Q&A with local restaurant owners.

 

Dave and Buster's restaurant and entertainment venue looks to hire 130 people to staff its Bellevue venue, set to open in August. Photo courtesy Dave and Busters.

Dave and Buster’s hiring 130 for August opening in Bellevue

Dave and Buster’s restaurant and entertainment venue opens in downtown Bellevue on Aug. 30 and is now looking to find 130 people to join the… Continue reading

  • Jun 28, 2021
Dave and Buster's restaurant and entertainment venue looks to hire 130 people to staff its Bellevue venue, set to open in August. Photo courtesy Dave and Busters.
MultiCare Tacoma General Emergency Federal Way is located at 29805 Pacific Highway South in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

MultiCare Tacoma General opens new emergency department in Federal Way

New 24-hour location provides care for illness and injuries as well as diagnostic services.

MultiCare Tacoma General Emergency Federal Way is located at 29805 Pacific Highway South in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
The Goodwill thrift store is located at 32521 Pacific Highway South in Federal Way. Photo by Anthony Sullivan

Goodwill store temporarily closed after fire damages building

A fire on May 21 caused about $20,000 worth of damage to the building.

The Goodwill thrift store is located at 32521 Pacific Highway South in Federal Way. Photo by Anthony Sullivan
Images of dishes from Issaquah’s Umi Cafe posted on the SMORS page. (Photo courtesy of Kristen Ho)

Facebook page promotes minority-owned restaurants across Puget Sound region

Miya Nazzaro used to be a member of Facebook pages that were intended for people to promote and support restaurants around the Seattle area by… Continue reading

Images of dishes from Issaquah’s Umi Cafe posted on the SMORS page. (Photo courtesy of Kristen Ho)
Photo by Shelley Pauls

Fitness groups celebrate Shop Local campaign at FW Farmers Market

Local health and fitness businesses got to shine while breaking a sweat at last week’s Federal Way Farmers Market. The Federal Way Farmers Market, Shop… Continue reading

Photo by Shelley Pauls
Kabal Gill stands in front of a shattered window of his restaurant East India Grill in Federal Way on May 14. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

‘We fear for our safety’: Several windows of local Federal Way restaurant shot, shattered

Police say damage to East India Grill windows appears to be from BB gun pellets; Gateway Center management looking into covering cost of repairs.

Kabal Gill stands in front of a shattered window of his restaurant East India Grill in Federal Way on May 14. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
KD Hall, CEO and principal consultant at KD Hall Communications in Federal Way. Courtesy photo

3 BIPOC-owned small businesses in Federal Way receive marketing, technology grants

Three Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC)-owned small businesses in Federal Way were recently awarded grants from the Comcast RISE program. Anfa Childcare, Chebogz… Continue reading

KD Hall, CEO and principal consultant at KD Hall Communications in Federal Way. Courtesy photo
The Moe Vegan food truck serves meals at the city of Kent’s annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 21, 2020. Sound Publishing file photo

King County fire marshals offer regulatory relief to food trucks

39 fire authorities have reportedly agreed to standardize fire codes and inspections.

The Moe Vegan food truck serves meals at the city of Kent’s annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 21, 2020. Sound Publishing file photo
Marcus Wright.

Federal Way man’s dog training business thrives during pandemic

What started as man’s best friend has turned into a thriving business opportunity for a Federal Way resident. Marcus Wright, a 2005 Federal Way High… Continue reading

Marcus Wright.
Best of Federal Way 2021

More Best of Federal Way winners/finalists share insights into success

“We focused on meeting our clients where they are.”

  • May 8, 2021
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Best of Federal Way 2021 winners/finalists share insights into success

The Mirror recently announced our Best of Federal Way 2021 winners and finalists. We asked these winners and finalists a few questions about their success.… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2021
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Crumbl Cookies to open Federal Way store in early June

A weekly rotating menu of gourmet, fresh-baked cookies to be available soon.

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Kabal Gill, owner of East India Grill, wears gloves to hand over take-out orders at his restaurant on March 23, 2020. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Thank you for celebrating the Best of Federal Way | 2021 winners

See the list of winners below

Kabal Gill, owner of East India Grill, wears gloves to hand over take-out orders at his restaurant on March 23, 2020. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo
Cash Cards Unlimited partners, left: Nick Nugwynne, right: Cassius Marsh (photo credit: Cash Cards Unlimited)

Former Seahawks player Cassius Marsh cashes in on trading cards

Marsh and his friend open physical and online trading card store as collectibles boom amid pandemic.

Cash Cards Unlimited partners, left: Nick Nugwynne, right: Cassius Marsh (photo credit: Cash Cards Unlimited)
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First large-scale, human composting facility in the world will open in Auburn

“It’s what nature meant us to do. We just do it faster.”

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Owners of Manic Meatballs, Carrie Stalder (left) and Chad Stalder. (Photo by Cameron Sheppard)

Federal Way family owns Swedish meatball drive-thru restaurant near JBLM

A Federal Way family owns what has to be the only Swedish meatball drive-thru restaurant in the area. For Carrie and Chad Stalder, opening Manic… Continue reading

Owners of Manic Meatballs, Carrie Stalder (left) and Chad Stalder. (Photo by Cameron Sheppard)
Photo courtesy of Fastsigns Federal Way (32610 Pacific Highway S. Suite b-4 in Federal Way).

Shop Local campaign supports FW business community

A local business campaign has now grown into a go-to site for information on more than 3,000 businesses in Federal Way. In partnership with the… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Fastsigns Federal Way (32610 Pacific Highway S. Suite b-4 in Federal Way).