Successful recycling program
Residents recycled 101 tons of materials at Federal Way’s semi-annual recycling event March 15, according to an April 3 city press release. The event brought the highest participation and recycling rates to date in Federal Way, according to the release.
Curbside recycling, appliances, scrap wood, batteries, tires, electronics, scrap wire and light strands were some of the items collected at the event. The city’s next recycling event will take place Sept. 27 at Twin Lakes Park and Ride. Visit www.cityoffederalway.com to learn more about proper recycling.
Student artist goes
Federal Way native Jacob Wicks, a senior majoring in art at Willamette University in Salem, Ore., created a sculpture that earned a spot in an exhibition at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art this month. The exhibition is held each spring and features work in painting, printmaking, drawing, photography, ceramics and mixed media.