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Snoqualmie Casino. Courtesy photo

Kirkland-based company sues to challenge ‘tribal gaming monopoly’ in Washington

Company called the state’s policy an “erroneous application of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.”

 

Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.

The forces behind our current COVID-induced inflation | Guest column

Recent inflation numbers have been quite high and at levels not seen for 40 years. As financial planners, inflation is important element of our financial… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2022

 

Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.

The ‘year end’ elements of financial planning | Guest column

With the end of the year fast approaching, we remind clients that now is a good time to review key aspects of their finances. As… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2021

 

Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.

How financial planners address plan uncertainty | Guest column

One of the key challenges we face as financial planners is dealing with the uncertainties around forecasts and assumptions in the planning process. I like… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2021
Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.
Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.

Is cryptocurrency really an investment? | Guest column

Undoubtedly you have heard about the new form of money known as digital or “crypto” currencies. It is a fascinating new development in the financial… Continue reading

  • Oct 5, 2021
Robert Toomey, CFA/CFP, is Vice President of Research for S. R. Schill & Associates on Mercer Island.
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Grocery store workers have right to wear Black Lives Matter buttons

National Labor Relations Board ruling against ban by Kroger-owned QFC, Fred Meyer

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The Cove Apartments to host open house Sept. 11

Attendees welcome to view the newly renovated apartment units.

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Rice and noodle bowl with marinated chicken and tofu from the newest Sizzle & Crunch location at 31448 Pacific Highway S. in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Sizzle & Crunch Vietnamese Grill opens new restaurant in Federal Way

Grand opening weekend to be celebrated Sept. 3-5.

Rice and noodle bowl with marinated chicken and tofu from the newest Sizzle & Crunch location at 31448 Pacific Highway S. in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
Rudi Alcott has been named publisher of the Daily Herald in Everett. In Federal Way, city leaders awarded him a Key to the City in recognition of his civic service and as the Mirror’s longest-tenured publisher. File photo

Rudi Alcott named publisher of The Daily Herald in Everett

Federal Way Mirror’s longest-tenured publisher was awarded a Key to the City in recognition of his civic service.

Rudi Alcott has been named publisher of the Daily Herald in Everett. In Federal Way, city leaders awarded him a Key to the City in recognition of his civic service and as the Mirror’s longest-tenured publisher. File photo
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Federal Way Chamber CEO Becca Martin greets the audience before giving a “State of the Chamber” update during the membership luncheon Aug. 4 at the Performing Arts and Event Center.

Martin gives annual State of the FW Chamber address

The Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce celebrated a return to in-person membership luncheons Aug. 4 with the “State of the Chamber” address by CEO… Continue reading

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Federal Way Chamber CEO Becca Martin greets the audience before giving a “State of the Chamber” update during the membership luncheon Aug. 4 at the Performing Arts and Event Center.
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.

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

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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.

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

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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