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Photo courtesy of the Pacific Bonsai Museum

Pacific Bonsai Museum seeking volunteer docents

Applications due Feb. 25.

 

South King Fire and Rescue Station 64. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Change in fire chief marks ‘rebuilding period’ for South King Fire & Rescue

No timeline yet for hiring new chief, board says.

 

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$35K stolen from local HOA bank account | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Jan. 19-25.

 

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King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office testifies on behalf of catalytic converter theft bill, suggests additional measures

KCPAO representative emphasized the importance of addressing the demand for the stolen car parts.

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K9 Beny stands before the 75 pounds of pills found in a vehicle on Jan. 14. Photo courtesy of the California Highway Patrol

Federal Way woman arrested in record-setting fentanyl bust in California

Driver and passenger found transporting $3M worth of pills.

K9 Beny stands before the 75 pounds of pills found in a vehicle on Jan. 14. Photo courtesy of the California Highway Patrol
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Federal Way police arrest suspect in fatal carjacking

35-year-old Tacoma man charged with murder in “random, brutal and senseless carjacking,” prosecutors say.

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U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-WA, who pushed for broadband funding in Washington schools. (Screenshot from murray.senate.gov)

American Rescue Plan Act funding approved for broadband investments in WA schools

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray pushed for the funding, which will benefit several King County school districts.

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-WA, who pushed for broadband funding in Washington schools. (Screenshot from murray.senate.gov)
A shot looking north of the columns being constructed in SeaTac February 10, 2021. Part of the Federal Way Link Extension. Photo courtesy of Sound Transit
A shot looking north of the columns being constructed in SeaTac February 10, 2021. Part of the Federal Way Link Extension. Photo courtesy of Sound Transit
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State offers free at-home COVID-19 tests

You can order the tests through the state’s new online portal.

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Sen. Mona Das, D-47

Kent Democratic Sen. Mona Das proposes 1% cut in state sales tax

Starting in 2023; Republicans voice support for Senate Bill 5932

Sen. Mona Das, D-47
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Non-profit sponsors study on how the pandemic impacted arts and culture in Puget Sound

The study helped identify challenges faced by residents and cultural organizations in Washington

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James Fossos, far right, stands with his fellow SKFR fire commissioners and Fire Chief Vic Pennington at a commissioner's meeting on Feb. 26, 2019. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Former South King Fire Commissioner James Fossos dies at 75

Fossos served as a fire commissioner for over 27 years.

James Fossos, far right, stands with his fellow SKFR fire commissioners and Fire Chief Vic Pennington at a commissioner's meeting on Feb. 26, 2019. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo
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WA lawmakers propose making companies responsible for recycling improvements

SB 5697 would compel industries to report data, invest in infrastructure, meet standards.

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Governor Jay Inslee. Sound Publishing file photo

Inslee: Officials’ lies about election results should be crime

Governor wants lawmakers to pass legislation making it a gross misdemeanor.

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Aerial view of Federal Way. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda

Federal Way, Auburn mayors speak out against multi-family housing bill

Leaders say they don’t need state intervention.

Aerial view of Federal Way. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda
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Person assaulted on BPA Trail | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Jan. 12-18.

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State Route 18 near Snoqualmie. Courtesy Photo.

WSDOT names contractor for State Route 18 intersection project

Construction to begin this year.

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Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth

Well-Fed in Federal Way: Meatloaf with glazed mushrooms

No ketchup needed for this week’s meatloaf recipe.

Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth
Students line up before school in March 2021. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

FWPS kindergarten registration opens for 2022-23 school year

Online enrollment information.

Students line up before school in March 2021. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
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Federal Way man charged with murder for shooting at Kent bus stop

Father killed Nov. 26, 2021 at location where his sons were shot, injured 2 days earlier

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