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Federal Way man sentenced to prison for taking nude photos of underage cheerleaders

In September, Jeffrey Mendoza pleaded guilty to communication with a minor for immoral purposes, assault with intent to commit sexual exploitation of a minor, according to FBI.

 

Arianna Graham, center, stands with members of South King Fire & Rescue. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Federal Way girl presented with 2021 Whitney Bellinghausen Community Service Award

Arianna Graham and her mother, Andrea, work to promote Down syndrome acceptance throughout Federal Way and communities beyond.

 

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Elderly woman stabbed, purse stolen by suspect | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Oct. 6-12.

 

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9 Federal Way businesses vandalized in one week

Police do not have any suspect information.

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The Barker cabin can be found at the West Hylebos Wetlands Park. Courtesy Historical Society of Federal Way

Celebrate the return of salmon at the Hylebos Historic Barker & Denny Cabins

Event is from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16.

The Barker cabin can be found at the West Hylebos Wetlands Park. Courtesy Historical Society of Federal Way
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State AG Ferguson leads effort supporting local journalism

Federal legislation offers tax credits to subscribers, businesses and news organizations

  • Oct 14, 2021
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King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert (file photo)

Lambert removed from King County Council leadership roles

Lambert received backlash after her campaign used flyers that depicted her opponent as a puppet.

King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert (file photo)
Dash Point State Park is located at 5700 block of SW Dash Point Road in Federal Way. Mirror file photo

Couple kidnapped while camping at Dash Point State Park

Federal Way police are still searching for suspects.

Dash Point State Park is located at 5700 block of SW Dash Point Road in Federal Way. Mirror file photo
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Mayor Jim Ferrell answers a question at the Federal Way Mirror forum on Oct. 13.

Federal Way candidates talk crime, homelessness, schools

Mirror’s election forum features mayoral, city council and school board candidates.

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Mayor Jim Ferrell answers a question at the Federal Way Mirror forum on Oct. 13.
C-17 at Joint Base Lewis McChord airstrip (courtesy of United States Military)

King County councilmember proposes program to aid transition of Afghan interpreters who served the U.S. overseas

Program would provide job training and learning opportunities for Afghan interpreters and advisors.

C-17 at Joint Base Lewis McChord airstrip (courtesy of United States Military)
FWHS senior Max Meagher, center, raises his arms in celebration after a tackle on Oct. 8. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda

Homecoming season: Upcoming football games, senior nights in Federal Way

Todd Beamer High School’s homecoming is Friday, Oct. 15 vs. Decatur.

FWHS senior Max Meagher, center, raises his arms in celebration after a tackle on Oct. 8. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda
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Inslee: No ‘massive disruptions’ as worker vax rates hit 90%

A surge in vaccinations has eased concern about service slowdowns ahead of a Monday deadline.

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Malik Agbo. Courtesy photo

Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Oct. 15: Malik Agbo

TBHS senior Malik Agbo has earned several D1 collegiate offers for football.

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Union members picket in front of new Facebook campus in Redmond on Sept. 16 (photo by Cameron Sheppard)

Northwest Carpenters Union members vote to accept contract with AGC

The agreement comes after weeks of striking.

Union members picket in front of new Facebook campus in Redmond on Sept. 16 (photo by Cameron Sheppard)
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2 Federal Way officers receive Washington Medal of Honor awards

Both officers were injured in a Dec. 31, 2019 shooting at a Federal Way apartment complex.

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Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Oct. 15: Eliza Peña

TBHS junior Eliza Peña is an example of what a Titan should be both on and off the field.

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Courtesy of King County Police Officers Guild

Office lacks power over King County law enforcement in misconduct investigations

Director Tamer Abouzeid presents OLEO annual report to law and justice committee on Tuesday.

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Federal Way City Council Pos. 6 candidates Renae Seam (left) and Jack Dovey (right)

Q&A: Federal Way City Council Position 6 candidates

Former mayor Jack Dovey is challenged by newcomer Renae Seam.

Federal Way City Council Pos. 6 candidates Renae Seam (left) and Jack Dovey (right)
SKFR engine. Mirror file photo

Commissioners hold strong to firefighter vaccination requirement

As of Oct. 5, 18 firefighters remain unvaccinated, fire officials say.

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12 people displaced after Friday afternoon apartment fire

The second-floor unit caught fire around 2:50 p.m. Oct. 8.

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