Life

Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Centenarian celebration: 3 Federal Way residents celebrate 100th birthdays

Village Green Retirement Campus hosted the party of the century on July 22, celebrating the 100th birthdays of three residents — Peggy Ewanoski, Anna Mulder… Continue reading

 

Vickie Chynoweth photo

Well-fed from the Federal Way Farmers Market: Blackberry buckle with blackberry frozen yogurt

This week’s recipe features fruits from the Saturday market.

 

The Pete Andersen FUSION Family Center is located at 1505 S. 328th Street in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

15 families progress to permanent housing thanks to Pete Andersen FUSION Family Center shelter

To date, the short-term shelter has helped more than 200 individuals.

 

Photos courtesy of Jean Ford

Family treasures memorial bench for Thomas Jefferson High School student

AJ Ford was known for his hugs, high-fives and huge smiles. During a family walk along the Tacoma waterfront years ago, teenaged AJ took off… Continue reading

Photos courtesy of Jean Ford
Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth

Well-fed from the Federal Way Farmers Market: Four-bean salad

Recipe of the week includes beans from various vendors at the Saturday market.

Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth
Rajiv Nagaich is an elder law attorney, author, adjunct law school professor, and retirement planning visionary who has achieved national recognition for his cutting-edge work with retirees and his contributions to the practice of elder law. He is the founder of two firms based in Federal Way: Life Point Law, an elder law and estate planning firm, and AgingOptions, a firm that provides retirement-related education to consumers and professionals.

You probably won’t die in your sleep | Senior Lifestyles

Traditional estate planning is based on notions that are out of sync with today’s realities. Is the goal of your estate plan to make things… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2021
Rajiv Nagaich is an elder law attorney, author, adjunct law school professor, and retirement planning visionary who has achieved national recognition for his cutting-edge work with retirees and his contributions to the practice of elder law. He is the founder of two firms based in Federal Way: Life Point Law, an elder law and estate planning firm, and AgingOptions, a firm that provides retirement-related education to consumers and professionals.
Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth

Well-fed from the Federal Way Farmers Market: Cherry chutney

Recipe of the week includes cherries, honey and olive oil from the Saturday market.

Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth
2021 Lexus IS350 AWD F-Sport

Car review: 2021 Lexus IS350 AWD F-Sport

By Larry Lark, contributor When it comes to manufacturing compact luxury sports sedans, the folks at Lexus know what they’re doing. With more than 20… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2021
2021 Lexus IS350 AWD F-Sport
2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S

Car review: 2021 Mercedes AMG E63 S sedan

By Larry Lark, contributor The latest incarnation of the Mercedes AMG E63 S sedan exemplifies textbook German engineering. This 2021 model builds on the high-performance… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2021
2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S
Jan Barber, project manager of Make Music Federal Way, rings bells on Jan. 18 in honor of the more than 400,000 people who have died from COVID-19. Olivia Sullivan/The Mirror

Everything you need to know about this year’s Make Music Federal Way

The event is from 4-8 p.m. June 21 at the PAEC Plaza (31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way South).

Jan Barber, project manager of Make Music Federal Way, rings bells on Jan. 18 in honor of the more than 400,000 people who have died from COVID-19. Olivia Sullivan/The Mirror
2021 Mazda3 Premium Plus

Car review: 2021 Mazda3 Premium Plus

By Larry Lark, contributor The Mazda3 has always looked the part of a sports car. Now, with a Skyactiv-G, 2.5-liter, DOHC turbocharged engine, it acts… Continue reading

  • Jun 18, 2021
2021 Mazda3 Premium Plus
2021 Toyota 4Runner 4x4 Trail Special Edition

Car review: 2021 Toyota 4Runner 4×4 Trail Special Edition

By Larry Lark, contributor If the great outdoors is your playground, it only makes sense the 2021 Toyota 4Runner 4x4 Trail Special Edition is the… Continue reading

  • Jun 18, 2021
2021 Toyota 4Runner 4x4 Trail Special Edition
Bruce Honda

Upcoming events to honor Juneteenth holiday in Federal Way

Juneteenth flag raising at city hall, Phenomenal She nonprofit event at Town Square Park, farmers market resource showcase and more.

Bruce Honda
Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth

Well-fed from the Federal Way Farmers Market: Pickled asparagus

Recipe of the week includes asparagus and garlic from the Saturday market.

Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth
Kathie Nguyen embraces Eileen & Callie's Place founder Dr. Natalie Ellington. Celebrate 18!, hosted on July 13, 2019, was also the day of Ellington's birthday. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Nonprofit to host birthday party for girls aging out of the foster care system

Eileen & Callie’s Place is hosting Celebrate 18!, a celebration and resource event, Saturday, July 17.

Kathie Nguyen embraces Eileen & Callie's Place founder Dr. Natalie Ellington. Celebrate 18!, hosted on July 13, 2019, was also the day of Ellington's birthday. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo
Courtesy screenshot

MSC Crab Feed raises over $86K to help local residents

The Multi-Service Center event was held June 5.

Courtesy screenshot
Federal Way Symphony. Courtesy photo

Federal Way Symphony returns to live performances with June 13 concert

This concert marks Adam Stern’s debut as music director and conductor of the Federal Way Symphony.

Federal Way Symphony. Courtesy photo
Car review: 2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line

Car review: 2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line

By Larry Lark, contributor Sometimes it’s better to zig when the competition zags. That’s what Hyundai did with the 2021 Sonata N Line, an expansion… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2021
Car review: 2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line
Rajiv Nagaich is an elder law attorney, author, adjunct law school professor, and retirement planning visionary who has achieved national recognition for his cutting-edge work with retirees and his contributions to the practice of elder law. He is the founder of two firms based in Federal Way: Life Point Law, an elder law and estate planning firm, and AgingOptions, a firm that provides retirement-related education to consumers and professionals.

What is your aging script? | Senior Lifestyles

Did you know that you have an unconscious program running in the deepest recesses of your brain? This program tells you what to think, feel,… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2021
Rajiv Nagaich is an elder law attorney, author, adjunct law school professor, and retirement planning visionary who has achieved national recognition for his cutting-edge work with retirees and his contributions to the practice of elder law. He is the founder of two firms based in Federal Way: Life Point Law, an elder law and estate planning firm, and AgingOptions, a firm that provides retirement-related education to consumers and professionals.
Members of the Senior Advisory Commission at the State of the City address in Feb. 2020. Courtesy photo

Commission puts Federal Way seniors first

Nearing the one-year anniversary of the Senior Resource Guide for local senior citizens, an advisory commission is looking to tailor their work to the needs… Continue reading

Members of the Senior Advisory Commission at the State of the City address in Feb. 2020. Courtesy photo