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Federal Way woman dies in I-5 crash early Sunday morning

The woman has been identified as 29-year-old April Toor.

 

Federal Way Mirror Scholar of the Month for June: Julia Stefanyuk

From planning assemblies to organizing library books, Lakeland fifth-grader always ready to offer a helping hand.

 

Federal Way Farmers Market bustles | Photos

Even gray clouds couldn’t put a damper on the farmers market crowd.

 

Grieving mothers unite at healing circle

“Federal Way is too small for our kids to be losing their lives,” said Alexis Broussard, whose teen son was shot and killed in 2018.

State patrol seeks witnesses in hit and run collision that injured Federal Way woman

Semi-truck caused the collision but failed to stop, according to Washington State Patrol.

A high tide at Raymond’s Willapa Landing Park in Grays Harbor County, Washington. Sound Publishing file photo

On the West Coast, Washington is most prone to sea level rise damage

Report by the Center for Climate Integrity shows multibillion-dollar cost of battling back the sea.

A high tide at Raymond’s Willapa Landing Park in Grays Harbor County, Washington. Sound Publishing file photo
Photo Provided by Naomi Parkman Sansome Facebook Page

Buckle up for another smoky summer

Wildfires in Washington will likely roar back this year and into the future.

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The city of Federal Way recognized June as Pride Month for the first time in the city’s history at the June 18 council meeting. Photo courtesy of the City of Federal Way.

City recognizes first-ever Pride Month in Federal Way

Proclamation declares June as Pride month; mayor declines to display pride flag at City Hall to avoid creation of ‘political forums.’

The city of Federal Way recognized June as Pride Month for the first time in the city’s history at the June 18 council meeting. Photo courtesy of the City of Federal Way.

Federal Way celebrates Flag Day

Community learns meaning of flag and what it represents to those who have sacrificed.

  • Jun 19, 2019

Prevent summertime blues with Federal Way summer day camp

Summer Camp (preschool to 10th grade) is held every weekday from June 20 until Aug. 30 at the Federal Way Community Center.

New police substation opens in Twin Lakes

Local substations improve officer response time and police visibility, says Chief Andy Hwang.

How-to list on hostages found at hospital

When the notebook was found, a hostage list was discovered, as well as ways to take hostages and what is needed to do so.

Decatur High School student charged with rape after alleged on-campus sexual assault | Update

The 16-year-old suspect was booked into King County Juvenile Detention.

Plainclothes detectives nab purse-snatchers following pursuit in Federal Way

Police pursuit leads to crash along South 320th Street on Monday morning.

Suspect not located after standoff with police at Federal Way business

An employee at the business was involved in an altercation with two subjects, one of whom refused to exit the building.

Renton elementary music teacher charged with child porn possession

Chris Newcombe, 35, has also taught in Federal Way and other schools throughout Puget Sound.

Summer meal program continues in Federal Way Public Schools

Meals are available at no charge to any child 18 years of age or younger.

Employment Transition Program graduates take the stage

ETP’s graduation ceremony was held on June 14 at the Educational Service Center.

  • Jun 14, 2019

Man wielding knife arrested after fleeing on foot, hiding from police

The following is a sample of the Federal Way Police Blotter.

‘Blessings’ pour in for motorcycle crash survivor

Community offers up a free wheelchair ramp, nearly $6,000 from a car wash and a vintage car.