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King County’s current climate action plan was adopted in 2015 and has provided a blueprint for reducing emissions and preparing for climate change. File photo

King County approves environmental justice provision

An update to the King County climate action plan should include an environmental justice framing as it’s developed over the coming months. The King County… Continue reading

 

Homelessness authority approved by King County, awaits Seattle vote

The agreement would consolidate emergency services for people experiencing homelessness.

 

Suspect leaves pile of pork bones, rotting meat on doorstep

Victim thinks pile of bones, and bag of bones and rotting meat was harassment.

 

Federal Way school district breaks ground on Thomas Jefferson High School rebuild

The district expects the new building to open by fall 2021.

The King County Courthouse is located at 516 Third Ave. in downtown Seattle. Photo courtesy of King County

Council approves $600,000 to increase security at King County Courthouse

The funding will be split evenly between increasing deputies, security and social services.

The King County Courthouse is located at 516 Third Ave. in downtown Seattle. Photo courtesy of King County

Victims, law enforcement speak about King County Courthouse conditions

An entrance to the courthouse was closed after an assault.

In this September 2019 photo, George Kirkish, owner and founder of Palouse Winery on Vashon-Maury Island, pours a glass of wine for Lori Coots during tasting room hours. (Kevin Opsahl/Sound Publishing)

King County Council approves controversial winery, brewery ordinance

After five years, the county has updated regulations surrounding alcohol production and tasting.

In this September 2019 photo, George Kirkish, owner and founder of Palouse Winery on Vashon-Maury Island, pours a glass of wine for Lori Coots during tasting room hours. (Kevin Opsahl/Sound Publishing)

Police investigating shooting threats written on bathroom mirror at Todd Beamer High School

Federal Way police ramped up security on campus Monday, and will continue to do so on Tuesday as well.

South King Tool Library bulb sale Dec. 11

Anyone interested in lowering their carbon footprint (and saving on energy) is encouraged to attend the bulb sale.

Federal Way lights up the holidays

The city of Federal Way held their annual Christmas tree lighting on Saturday.

Federal Way celebrates completion of new Town Center steps

The downtown staircase just below the PAEC offers a connected path to Town Square Park.

Washington Low Income Housing Alliance is among supporters of statewide “just cause” legislation to protect tenants in Washington. However, some landlords say removing the ability to quickly remove tenants limits their ability to get rid of problem renters. (Courtesy image)

Tenant advocates prepare for another push in Olympia

Following wins in Burien and Federal Way, just cause evictions are on the 2020 Legislative agenda.

Washington Low Income Housing Alliance is among supporters of statewide “just cause” legislation to protect tenants in Washington. However, some landlords say removing the ability to quickly remove tenants limits their ability to get rid of problem renters. (Courtesy image)

Historical Society of Federal Way’s new exhibit reflects on World War II

The society’s annual open house and exhibit grand opening is 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7.

Curves Federal Way wins national recognition as outstanding health club

The Federal Way location is one of 12 clubs honored among 400 clubs nation-wide.

Fire along Twisp River Road in the Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest in 2018. Courtesy photo

Wildfire response: State unveils funding legislation proposal

Last year, Department of Natural Resources responded to record number of wildfires.

Fire along Twisp River Road in the Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest in 2018. Courtesy photo

Pride flag will fly at Federal Way City Hall, mayor says

Council votes to move issue in front of mayor to decide on whether to authorize special interest flags at City Hall.

Federal Way set to open overnight homeless shelter during severe weather

Church of the Nazarene or Family Life Community Church will be first to open doors when temperatures dip to 32 degrees for 24 consecutive hours.

A new report, complete with recommendations to the Legislature, has been released by a statewide task force that was formed to address a lack of child care in Washington. File photo

Report outlines lack of child care in Washington

In King County, supply doesn’t meet demand for child care.

A new report, complete with recommendations to the Legislature, has been released by a statewide task force that was formed to address a lack of child care in Washington. File photo

Lights out for Wild Waves holiday display in Federal Way this December

Wild Waves Theme & Water Park cancels annual Holiday with Lights due to weather, low attendance.

  • Dec 2, 2019

Grenade found in donation box at Federal Way Goodwill prompts bomb unit response

Police and fire personnel inspected the grenade, which appeared to be real.