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

The Multi-Service Center event was held June 5.

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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
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.

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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
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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