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“Whose Line Is It Anyway?” stars will perform virtual show

The only rule is that you must wear pants. Comedians Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” have created a virtual,… Continue reading

 

Margery and Pat Godfrey. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Federal Way couple’s love story inspires new Hallmark Channel movie

Inspired by local residents Pat and Margery Godfrey, “A Godwink Christmas - Second Chance, First Love” premieres at 7 p.m. PST Sunday, Nov. 22.

 

From left to right: Tyrel Rose, Nate Broussard and Tim Gurule served in the US Army together, and now serve the Federal Way and Des Moines communities as South King Fire and Rescue firefighters. Courtesy photo

Bond beyond the uniforms

Three South King Fire members who served in combat together now serve community together.

 

Major Elena Howard

Federal Way female veterans share stories of service to country

About 10% of veterans in the United States are women, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The Mirror spoke with local female veterans… Continue reading

Major Elena Howard
Torry Hemmert holds a photo of herself taken while she was in the army while wearing one of her handmade masks. Photo courtesy of her son, Jon Hemmert

Local woman sews masks for veterans

Torry Hemmert, also a veteran herself, has made more than 200 masks for veterans across the nation.

Torry Hemmert holds a photo of herself taken while she was in the army while wearing one of her handmade masks. Photo courtesy of her son, Jon Hemmert
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Halloween in Federal Way — 2020 style

Community members of all costumes celebrated Halloween in safe, distanced ways on Saturday, Oct. 31. At the final day of the 2020 Federal Way Farmers… Continue reading

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Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth

Well-fed at the Federal Way Farmers Market: To-go apple pie

Pick up fresh apples and join the costume contest at this weekend’s final Federal Way Farmers Market.

Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth
A die-hard local news supporter reads the Federal Way Mirror in October 2019. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Healthy Halloween: Safe, socially distanced events to celebrate in Federal Way

Enjoy a drive-thru Trunk or Treat, a costume contest at the farmers market, a candy chute at a fire station, blacklight shows and more Saturday, Oct. 31.

A die-hard local news supporter reads the Federal Way Mirror in October 2019. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth

Well-fed at the Federal Way Farmers Market: Sweet potato cake with buttercream filling

Recipe of the week includes sweet potato from the Federal Way Farmers Market.

Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth
Lisa Rosenblum is the director of the King County Library System.

Despite COVID-19, King County libraries still put on a show

Guest column from Lisa Rosenblum.

Lisa Rosenblum is the director of the King County Library System.
Dr. Michelle Haslinger. Photo courtesy of CHI Franciscan

‘We’ve cured you of your cancer’

Breast surgery oncologist starts her career at St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way

Dr. Michelle Haslinger. Photo courtesy of CHI Franciscan
Yvette Fosberg. Photo courtesy of CHI Franciscan

Patient testimony: Woman battles breast cancer with help of St. Francis staff

Yvette Fosberg, of Milton, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018.

Yvette Fosberg. Photo courtesy of CHI Franciscan
Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth

Well-fed at the Federal Way Farmers Market: Winter squash alfredo with lobster ravioli

Recipe of the week includes winter squash from the Federal Way Farmers Market.

Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth
Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth

Well-fed at the Federal Way Farmers Market: Butternut squash chili

This week’s recipe includes dried beans, vegetables and spices found at the Saturday market.

Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth
Both sides of the cancer fight equation

Both sides of the cancer fight equation

Federal Way couple endures cancer battles with love, support and optimism.

Both sides of the cancer fight equation
Well-fed at the Federal Way Farmers Market: Plum Kuchen

Well-fed at the Federal Way Farmers Market: Plum Kuchen

Recipe of the Week includes plums, lemons found at the Federal Way Farmers Market.

Well-fed at the Federal Way Farmers Market: Plum Kuchen
Steel Lake Presbyterian Church is hosting a free talk about aging with international award-winning speaker Carl Honoré at 10 a.m. Oct. 3. Honoré is a writer, broadcaster and TED Talks speaker who will explore “the golden age of aging.” Courtesy photo
Steel Lake Presbyterian Church is hosting a free talk about aging with international award-winning speaker Carl Honoré at 10 a.m. Oct. 3. Honoré is a writer, broadcaster and TED Talks speaker who will explore “the golden age of aging.” Courtesy photo
Well-fed at the Federal Way Farmers Market: Cran-Apple Butter

Well-fed at the Federal Way Farmers Market: Cran-Apple Butter

Join in on an apple-theme scavenger hunt this weekend at the market (ages 12 and under)

Well-fed at the Federal Way Farmers Market: Cran-Apple Butter
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Centerstage Theatre tickets now on sale for 2020-2021 season

Options for live streaming and virtual performances.

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Well-fed at the Federal Way Farmers Market: Zucchini Lasagna with King’s Fresh Mozzarella

Well-fed at the Federal Way Farmers Market: Zucchini Lasagna with King’s Fresh Mozzarella

Recipe of the Week features vegetables and King’s Mozzarella from the market.

Well-fed at the Federal Way Farmers Market: Zucchini Lasagna with King’s Fresh Mozzarella