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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA35

Car review: 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA35

By Larry Lark, contributor The new 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA35, the eighth model to join the line-up globally, rounds out the current compact-car generation from the… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2021
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA35
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Well-fed from the Federal Way Farmers Market: Mexi coleslaw

Colorful coleslaw includes ingredients found at the Federal Way Farmers Market.

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Well-fed from the Federal Way Farmers Market: Maple apple cheesecake bars

The Federal Way Farmers Market is bringing you fresh produce this fall. Visit the market this Saturday to enjoy the Federal Way’s Got Talent contest… Continue reading

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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.

‘Back to normal’ could be the worst thing to happen for some seniors | Senior Lifestyles

Is it over yet? COVID, that is? When will things get back to normal, we wonder. Isn’t it what we all want? It’s not what… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 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.
Make Music Project Manager Jan Barber, front right, smiles as she plays with the Marine Hills Folk Jam. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Local arts: Upcoming auditions, rehearsals and more in Federal Way

Jet Cities Chorus Jet Cities is a women’s chorus based in Federal Way that sings four-part, a cappella harmony. They are directed by Rachel Pack,… Continue reading

Make Music Project Manager Jan Barber, front right, smiles as she plays with the Marine Hills Folk Jam. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
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Well-fed from the Federal Way Farmers Market: Brunch chile relleno

Recipe of the week includes fresh ingredients form the Saturday market.

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JoAnn Andro at Poverty Bay in Federal Way, where she hosted one of five coffee meet and greets for her volunteers and fostering families. Courtesy photo

Volunteers deliver hope for local fostering families

Courtesy of Mary Aronen Sometimes you discover goodness right in your neighborhood and they are often the best kind of support. In the spring, the… Continue reading

  • Aug 26, 2021
JoAnn Andro at Poverty Bay in Federal Way, where she hosted one of five coffee meet and greets for her volunteers and fostering families. Courtesy photo
2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness

By Larry Lark, contributor Residents of the PNW are no strangers to Subaru. In fact, they seem to be everywhere. The 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness… Continue reading

  • Aug 25, 2021
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2021 McLaren GT. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2021 McLaren GT

By Larry Lark, contributor I’m not sure words can do the 2021 McLaren GT justice. But given the privilege of a four-day, 300-mile test drive,… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2021
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2022 Kia Carnival SX. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2022 Kia Carnival SX

By Larry Lark, contributor It’s the way of the world. As old models go, new one’s replace them. Kinda like humans, I guess. The all-new… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2021
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The Federal Way Farmers Market runs Saturdays at the corner of Pacific Highway South and South 324th Street.

Back to School days at the Federal Way Farmers Market

Various vendors to help you prepare for the school year Aug. 21 and 28.

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The Federal Way Farmers Market runs Saturdays at the corner of Pacific Highway South and South 324th Street.
Car review: 2021 Lexus LC 500

Car review: 2021 Lexus LC 500

By Larry Lark, contributor I can’t think of many more fun ways to enjoy summer than behind the wheel of the 2021 Lexus LC 500… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2021
Car review: 2021 Lexus LC 500
Car review: 2021 Toyota Venza Limited

Car review: 2021 Toyota Venza Limited

By Larry Lark, contributor Many people are unfamiliar with Toyota’s Venza, but not for long. Slotted between the compact RAV4 and the full-size Highlander, Venza… Continue reading

  • Aug 17, 2021
Car review: 2021 Toyota Venza Limited
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Well-fed from the Federal Way Farmers Market: Chocolate marble zucchini hazelnut bread

Chocolate marble zucchini hazelnut bread By Vickie Chynoweth Botanically, zucchini is a fruit, but it is treated as a vegetable in a culinary context and… Continue reading

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On the far right side of the photo, Shamso Issak, director of Living Well Kent, with her staff and the diapers and baby wipes that Kent-AM Kiwanis donated to their organization. Courtesy photo

Local Kiwanis Clubs collect over 23,000 diapers for families in need

More than 23,000 diapers for families in need were collected at a local Kiwanis Club diaper drive last month. The diaper drive was hosted by… Continue reading

On the far right side of the photo, Shamso Issak, director of Living Well Kent, with her staff and the diapers and baby wipes that Kent-AM Kiwanis donated to their organization. Courtesy photo
Carolyn Davis, left, and Jan Barber (as the duo Faux Pas) perform “River” by Bill Staines during the Aug. 7 edition of Federal Way’s Got Talent. Photo by Andy Hobbs/Federal Way Mirror

Singers shine at Federal Way’s Got Talent contest

Federal Way’s Got Talent is a monthly, summer-long competition hosted at the Federal Way Farmers Market for local singers, musicians, bands and other performers. Three… Continue reading

Carolyn Davis, left, and Jan Barber (as the duo Faux Pas) perform “River” by Bill Staines during the Aug. 7 edition of Federal Way’s Got Talent. Photo by Andy Hobbs/Federal Way Mirror
2021 Volkswagen Arteon 2.0T SE

Car review: 2021 Volkswagen Arteon 2.0T SE

By Larry Lark, contributor The mid-size 2021 Volkswagen Arteon 2.0T SE has been refreshed, giving the German four-door sedan with a rakish hatchback a new… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2021
2021 Volkswagen Arteon 2.0T SE
2022 Honda Civic Touring

Car review: 2022 Honda Civic Touring

By Larry Lark, contributor You’ve all heard and read the idiom attributed to Benjamin Franklin: “But in this world nothing can be said to be… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2021
2022 Honda Civic Touring
2022 Hyundai Tucson Limited

Car review: 2022 Hyundai Tucson Limited

By Larry Lark, contributor Hyundai’s “horse” in the compact sports utility market niche is the 2022 Tucson. My tester was the Limited with all-wheel drive.… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2021
2022 Hyundai Tucson Limited
Judges from the Federal Way Arts Commission offer praise and critiques to the performers on June 5 in the Federal Way's Got Talent contest at the Federal Way Farmers Market. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Federal Way weekend events: Vaccines, ice cream, talent contest

Aug. 7 Visit the Federal Way Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and receive a vaccination from Public Health — Seattle & King… Continue reading

Judges from the Federal Way Arts Commission offer praise and critiques to the performers on June 5 in the Federal Way's Got Talent contest at the Federal Way Farmers Market. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror