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Federal Way Public Schools administration building. File photo

8 Federal Way schools honored in Washington School Recognition Program

The schools showed growth in various student demographics, closing opportunity gaps during 2018-2019 school year.

 

New dashboard shows how far along King County is to meeting Phase II metrics

The county has met more than half its goals, but the ones it hasn’t met are critical in determining how many people are still being infected, and how quickly people are being tested.

 

As sales tax plummets in King County, mental health and drug program funding dries up

County will need to make severe cuts to MIDD program this year.

 

File photo of construction near North Bend on Aug. 16. Sound Publishing file photo
                                File photo of construction near North Bend on Aug. 16. Sound Publishing file photo

Rural King County mayors want state to let them enter Phase 2

Mayors cite heavy economic damage from prolonged shutdown.

File photo of construction near North Bend on Aug. 16. Sound Publishing file photo
                                File photo of construction near North Bend on Aug. 16. Sound Publishing file photo

Federal Way Food Bank serves nearly 600 new families during pandemic

Food bank receives positive feedback on new process for item pick up.

By the numbers: How is COVID-19 affecting Federal Way?

As of May 27, Federal Way has seen 495 positive cases of COVID-19 and nine virus-related deaths.

Walk the (virtual) walk: FWPS seniors participate in pandemic-friendly graduation

Ceremonies will be broadcast June 13 via Facebook Live, YouTube and local Channel 21.

Auburn Mountain View Cemetery Manager Craig Hudson, center, confers with maintenance workers David Partridge, left, and Zach Hopper in March 2020. Sound Publishing file photo

State allows weddings, funerals, religious services to restart with restrictions

Gov. Inslee issues new rules during May 27 news conference.

Auburn Mountain View Cemetery Manager Craig Hudson, center, confers with maintenance workers David Partridge, left, and Zach Hopper in March 2020. Sound Publishing file photo

Man steals shopping cart full of groceries from Safeway

The items cost a total of $432.96, store management was able to retrieve all of the items.

Photo by Bruce Honda

FW Farmers Market carries on in 18th season | Photos

For its 18th season, the Federal Way Farmers Market will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays at The Commons… Continue reading

  • May 26, 2020
Photo by Bruce Honda
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YMCA dishes up its summer meal program

Meals available in Auburn, Federal Way

  • May 26, 2020
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State loosens cougar hunting restrictions

The regulations will impact 19 areas around the state.

American Medical Response (AMR) organized a parade of first responders to show appreciation for St. Elizabeth Hospital staff April 30. Photo by Ray Miller-Still/Sound Publishing

The complications of counting COVID deaths in Washington

State relies on results of tests and death certificates in calculating the daily toll of the disease.

American Medical Response (AMR) organized a parade of first responders to show appreciation for St. Elizabeth Hospital staff April 30. Photo by Ray Miller-Still/Sound Publishing

Republicans file lawsuit over Inslee’s emergency: ‘Facts, and the science, are clear’

Lawsuit says state has violated Constitutional rights of citizens.

Photo courtesy of South Sound Media

Craigslist purchase turns into carjacking, kidnapping in Federal Way

Two suspects have been booked into King County Jail for multiple felony crimes, police say.

Photo courtesy of South Sound Media

Don’t avoid the emergency department in a crisis

ED volumes across the state are falling, but that doesn’t mean people aren’t getting sick or hurt.

Food boxes to be given away to Federal Way School District families in need

Boxes are available every Thursday from May 28 through June 11

MSC Crab Feed & Auction goes virtual for 2020 event

Item bidding begins June 1; event hosted via Facebook Live at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 6.