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Woman charged with animal cruelty after 5 dogs found living in ‘unsanitary’ Federal Way trailer

The dogs, ranging from 5 months to 8 years old, were rescued in September.

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Photos of drug bust and Fury the K9 unit (courtesy of King County Sheriff's Office)

King County Sheriff’s Office confiscates over $1 million worth of deadly fentanyl during drug bust

With help from a search dog, officers found 97,000 fentanyl pills and eight pounds of heroin.

Photos of drug bust and Fury the K9 unit (courtesy of King County Sheriff's Office)
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Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Oct. 8: Lana Cory

TJHS junior Lana Cory is captain of the volleyball team.

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Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Oct. 8: Owen Tonseth

TJHS senior Owen Tonseth is a tennis team captain and holds a 4.0 GPA.

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(Seated L-R) Mayor Jim Ferrell, Erica Norton, Greg Baruso, Jack Walsh, Leandra Craft, Renae Seam and Jack Dovey on Oct. 6. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Candidates talk tourism, trespassing and more at Federal Way Chamber forum

The Oct. 6 luncheon forum focused on the business community, local economy.

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(Seated L-R) Mayor Jim Ferrell, Erica Norton, Greg Baruso, Jack Walsh, Leandra Craft, Renae Seam and Jack Dovey on Oct. 6. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
West Point Treatment Plant in Seattle. Photo courtesy of King County
West Point Treatment Plant in Seattle. Photo courtesy of King County
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Four COVID-19 variants are more likely to cause hospitalization

Four COVID-19 variants are more likely to put you in the hospital, according to the Washington State Department of Health. The Delta, Alpha, Beta and… Continue reading

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Armed man attempts to rob woman at ATM | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Sept. 29 to Oct. 5.

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NW Carpenters Union members strike in downtown Bellevue on Sept. 16 (photo by Cameron Sheppard)

Carpenters back to work after tentative agreement reached with AGC

Union VP said agreement includes 15% wage increase as well as expanded job site parking.

NW Carpenters Union members strike in downtown Bellevue on Sept. 16 (photo by Cameron Sheppard)
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Crumbl Cookies opens Federal Way store

Crumbl Cookies offers a rotating weekly menu of flavors to keep customers coming back for another bite.

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Cedar River Salmon Journey events allow close look at spawning salmon

Seattle Aquarium to host events every weekend in October at multiple Cedar River locations.

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Jim Storvick and Trudy Davis. Courtesy photos

Q&A: Federal Way Public Schools Board of Directors District 4 candidates

Incumbent Trudy Davis is facing Jim Storvick.

Jim Storvick and Trudy Davis. Courtesy photos
This Dec. 2, 2020, file photo provided by Johnson Johnson shows vials of the COVID-19 vaccine in the United States. Courtesy photo

King County woman dies from ‘rare’ Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine blood clot

The woman received her shot on Aug. 26 and died in early September, according to public health.

This Dec. 2, 2020, file photo provided by Johnson Johnson shows vials of the COVID-19 vaccine in the United States. Courtesy photo
Leandra Craft and Jack Walsh. Courtesy photos

Q&A: Federal Way City Council Position 5 candidates

Incumbent Leandra Craft is challenged by Jack Walsh

Leandra Craft and Jack Walsh. Courtesy photos
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Washington state’s minimum wage increasing to $14.49 next year

Increase attributed to more expensive gas, housing, household furnishings and food, state’s Department of Labor & Industries says.

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The newest U.S. Bank branch in Federal Way is at 33650 21st Ave. SW. Courtesy photo

New U.S. Bank branch opens in Twin Lakes

The bank is located at 33650 21st Ave. SW.

The newest U.S. Bank branch in Federal Way is at 33650 21st Ave. SW. Courtesy photo
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Fright Fest returns to Federal Way

Outdoor fright mazes, Hallo-Movies series and more all October at Wild Waves Theme & Water Park; reservations required.

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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, Seattle Seahawks to host online event tackling breast cancer disparities

Online awareness event hosted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16.

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Federal Way man found guilty in murder of Puyallup store clerk, teenage accomplice

In April 2019, a 79-year-old store clerk was fatally shot in Puyallup. Two days later, the body of one of the suspects was found in a Tacoma marina.

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Clare Longendyke. Courtesy photo

Federal Way Symphony opens its 38th season Oct. 10

“The Magic of Sound” concert features pianist Clare Longendyke, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 3 and more.

Clare Longendyke. Courtesy photo