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LaMont Atkinson Jr. Courtesy photo

Army musician reports for duty in Federal Way

LaMont Atkinson can be found every weekend as the DJ of the Federal Way Farmers Market.

LaMont Atkinson Jr. Courtesy photo
Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth

Well-fed from the Federal Way Farmers Market: French onion soup with cheesy bread strips

Recipe of the Week features vegetables, cheeses from local Saturday market.

Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth
2021 Kia Sorento X-Line AWD. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2021 Kia Sorento X-Line AWD

By Larry Lark, contributor Kia’s fourth-generation Sorrento sports utility vehicle is a game-changer. Since its debut in 2002, the Sorento is one of Kia’s best-known… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2021
2021 Kia Sorento X-Line AWD. Courtesy photo
2021 Mercedes Benz GLB250 4MATIC. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2021 Mercedes Benz GLB250 4MATIC

By Larry Lark, contributor The 2021 GLB250 4MATIC is a brand-spanking new addition to the Mercedes-Benz SUV lineup. Durable and practical with powerful yet compact… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2021
2021 Mercedes Benz GLB250 4MATIC. Courtesy photo
Kiddus Fecto. Photo courtesy of the Museum of Pop Culture

MoPOP’s Sound Off! contest showcases local Federal Way talent

Kiddus Fecto, 21, is among eight performers of the museum’s 20th annual event on May 15.

Kiddus Fecto. Photo courtesy of the Museum of Pop Culture
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

Make Music Federal Way set for June 21

Free event to enjoy live music from 4-8 p.m. at the Performing Arts and Event Center plaza.

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
Emma Monson cleans a grave on April 17 in preparation to upload a photo of the grave to BillionGraves. Photo courtesy of Sheryl Mackey

Federal Way youth, leaders clean graves to help ancestor research

Dozens of Federal Way community members recently spent a Saturday cleaning gravestones at Mountain View Cemetery in Lakewood — assisting with future genealogical research, too.… Continue reading

Emma Monson cleans a grave on April 17 in preparation to upload a photo of the grave to BillionGraves. Photo courtesy of Sheryl Mackey
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe High Country. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe High Country

By Larry Lark, contributor In the overcrowded SUV market niche, if you’re not getting better, you’re falling behind. And that’s true even for America’s best-selling… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2021
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe High Country. Courtesy photo
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.

Kick the Can: It’s the American Way | Senior Lifestyles

If you’re a certain age, you probably played Kick the Can. Do you remember this game? Someone is designated as “it” and a tin can… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 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.
2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Car review: 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

By Larry Lark, contributor How do you top the 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat? With the 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, of course. Introduced last year,… Continue reading

  • Apr 22, 2021
2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Shelley Pauls photo

March of Diapers collects more than 305K diapers for local nonprofits

The seventh-annual event included donations from local businesses, nearby cities, and dozens of generous individuals.

Shelley Pauls photo
2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat AWD

Car review: 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat AWD

By Larry Lark, contributor If you want something truly special, get in line to buy the 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat AWD sports utility vehicle.… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2021
2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat AWD
Local resident Marianna, 14, dressed up as Bun Bun the Easter Bunny to visit dozens of families in Federal Way and nearby cities in March and April. Photo courtesy of Maggie Cante Tinza

Easter celebrations in Federal Way

Residents enjoyed socially-distanced scavenger hunts, sweet treats galore, and Easter Bunny visits.

Local resident Marianna, 14, dressed up as Bun Bun the Easter Bunny to visit dozens of families in Federal Way and nearby cities in March and April. Photo courtesy of Maggie Cante Tinza
2021 Genesis G80 RWD 2.5T Prestige

Car review: 2021 Genesis G80 RWD 2.5T Prestige

By Larry Lark, contributor The 2021 Genesis G80 RWD 2.5T Prestige is a leader in design and luxury-focused technology. Starting with its oversized crest grill,… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2021
2021 Genesis G80 RWD 2.5T Prestige
2021 GR Supra 2.0

Car review: 2021 GR Supra 2.0

By Larry Lark, contributor Cars seem to be built for stages of life. I enjoyed a Mustang Fastback and Chevy Camaro in my younger years,… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2021
2021 GR Supra 2.0
Cheryl Hurst stands among the thousands of diapers being stored at Billy McHale’s in Federal Way as part of the annual March of Diapers charity drive. (Photo by Andy Hobbs/Federal Way Mirror)

Local charity collects thousands of diapers in annual drive

Federal Way area nonprofit organization Do the Right Thing has been collecting diapers all March as part of an annual March of Diapers drive. Organization… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2021
Cheryl Hurst stands among the thousands of diapers being stored at Billy McHale’s in Federal Way as part of the annual March of Diapers charity drive. (Photo by Andy Hobbs/Federal Way Mirror)
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.

The bride was 19, and the groom was 89 | Senior lifestyles

Is it love? Or is it exploitation? Last fall, a 19-year-old employee of an assisted living center in Arkansas married her “boo,” an 89-year-old dementia… Continue reading

  • Mar 27, 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.
Rotary Club of Federal Way President Steve Ball, right, signs the Program of Scale agreement with the Rotary Foundation with Federal Way Rotary Club member Bill Feldt. Courtesy photo

Rotary Club of Federal Way leads $6M effort to end malaria in Zambia

Federal Way’s Bill Feldt spearheaded the program in partnership with World Vision USA and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Rotary Club of Federal Way President Steve Ball, right, signs the Program of Scale agreement with the Rotary Foundation with Federal Way Rotary Club member Bill Feldt. Courtesy photo
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Car review: 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

By Larry Lark, contributor The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab Custom Trail Boss four-wheel drive pickup truck provides owners with lots of capability, lots… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2021
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2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport

Car review: 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport

By Larry Lark, contributor Subaru has made a few tweaks to improve the 2020 Crosstrek Sport compact SUV. The biggest change is the addition of… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2021
2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport