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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.

State Capitol Building, Olympia, Washington. File photo
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.

FWPS to provide free meals for kids this summer

From June 29 through Aug. 10, parents can pick up five days’ worth of meals every Monday.

County executive wants cities to drop opposition to revised officer-involved shooting inquests

Kent, Auburn, Federal Way mayors say they won’t back down

Police arrest suspect in Saturday road rage shooting in Federal Way

The suspect is a civilian employee of the Seattle Police Department, according to Washington State Patrol.

TJHS students organize, lead Black Lives Matter protest

Nearly 75 attendees took a knee and chanted “hands up, don’t shoot” on June 10.

Possible road rage incident leads to shooting on I-5 near Federal Way

30-year-old man shot in chest near the South 320th Street exit; man’s baby and wife not injured.

Unusual last year of high school comes to an end for graduating seniors

Senior car parades were hosted across the Federal Way district prior to Saturday’s commencement ceremonies.

Todd Beamer High School honors 2020 graduates

Tune in to the virtual commencement ceremony at noon Saturday, June 13.

  • Jun 12, 2020

TAF@Saghalie honors 2020 graduates

Tune in to the virtual commencement ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 13.

  • Jun 12, 2020