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Lakehaven Water and Sewer District offices in Federal Way. File photo

Federal Way wins court case for water and sewer tax

Tax is expected to generate about $1 million in revenue each year.

Lakehaven Water and Sewer District offices in Federal Way. File photo
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Federal Way Police Department bans all neck restraints, chokeholds

In past five years, Federal Way police have used a vascular neck restraint 41 times.

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During a recent training, South King Fire and Rescue members at Station 62 wear personal protective gear, which includes face masks, eye protection, gloves and gowns. Courtesy photo

Governor orders statewide use of face coverings in public

Jay Inslee says that until there is a vaccine, it’s the best weapon to stop the spread of COVID-19.

During a recent training, South King Fire and Rescue members at Station 62 wear personal protective gear, which includes face masks, eye protection, gloves and gowns. Courtesy photo

Federal Way honors Juneteenth for first time in city’s 30-year history

Resident and Diversity Commission member Trenise Rogers is the Mirror’s Hometown Hero for June.

Federal Way church to rebuild Pride Doors display after vandalism

Dedication ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. June 26 at Wayside United Church of Christ.

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Renton man pleads guilty to one of state’s largest workers’ comp scams

The delivery driver was still working under his own name while receiving L&I pension, and owes the state almost $340,000.

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Task force will tackle issues of racial justice, police reform

Inslee names civil rights activists, pastors, and cops to panel that may forge ideas for new laws

  • Jun 23, 2020
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Inslee forms state task force to address policing and racial justice

24 members includes families who have lost loved ones; police officials

  • Jun 22, 2020

King County Board of Health declares racism a crisis

Racism was declared a public health crisis by King County’s Board of Health. Along with the proclamation, the county’s health authority pledged to work more… Continue reading

Adults solicit minor for nude photos in exchange for Amazon gift cards | Police blotter

The adults had been using multiple platforms and apps to contact the underaged boy.

Seattle Police employee charged with felony assault for road rage shooting in Federal Way

Peter L. Garrido, 30, allegedly shot a man in the abdomen after tensions escalated on I5 last Saturday.

State Capitol Building, Olympia, Washington. File photo

Tax collections tumble as state braces for huge budget hole

Inslee cancels pay raises for some execs and orders furloughs for workers as special session looms.

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Dr. Jeffrey Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County, says COVID-19 cases have declined significantly since the peak of the outbreak in late March, allowing the county to move into Phase 2 on June 19. FILE PHOTO

King County enters Phase 2 of Safe Start recovery plan

Full list of what’s permitted

  • Jun 19, 2020
Dr. Jeffrey Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County, says COVID-19 cases have declined significantly since the peak of the outbreak in late March, allowing the county to move into Phase 2 on June 19. FILE PHOTO

Juneteenth flag to fly at Federal Way City Hall

A flag-raising ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, June 19 in front of City Hall.

King County to distribute 25 million face coverings to residents, businesses

Each of 39 cities in county to get a shipment

  • Jun 18, 2020
Centerstage broke a record this year with “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940s” — the highest selling straight show in the history of Centerstage. Photo courtesy of Centerstage

Staying afloat: Centerstage Theatre to host virtual benefit event

Celebrate Centerstage 2020: Staying Afloat online auction and virtual fundraiser will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 20 to Wednesday, June 24.

Centerstage broke a record this year with “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940s” — the highest selling straight show in the history of Centerstage. Photo courtesy of Centerstage

Families impacted by police killings travel to Seattle for June 18 gathering

Nationwide list includes Kent, Auburn victims

  • Jun 17, 2020

Thousands of trees coming down along I-5 for light rail line

Nearly 8,600 between SeaTac and Federal Way

  • Jun 17, 2020

Federal Way City Council votes to distribute CARES Act funds to local businesses

The City of Federal Way was awarded $2.96 million in federal funding to help with costs incurred due to pandemic.

King County could be in Phase 2 this week

The county was planning on applying on Monday.