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Extended weather forecast for South King County, Dec. 29 to Jan. 3

Here is the extended forecast for South King County from Dec. 29 to Jan. 3. Wednesday, Dec. 29 Moderate snow, high 31 degrees, low 14… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2021
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Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce launches Employer Resource webinar series

2022 webinars open to any business in the region.

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Residents enjoy a Federal Way snow day

Freezing temperatures expected to last through the week.

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Federal Way Community Center welcomes residents to warm up in cold weather

The facility is open to visit during the day; FUSION offering overnight shelter.

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A Christmas letter to Federal Way | Letter to the editor

Celebrating this holiday season looks different than in 2020.

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Holiday tradition brings two families together

Here’s the story behind the Christmas tree on the Weyerhaeuser campus.

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To all of you who make our paper possible… | Frank Shiers

Christmas cartoon by Frank Shiers.

  • Dec 23, 2021
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Federal Way Lions Club spreads holiday cheer

Over $960 raised for the Salvation Army.

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Homeless encampment in wooded area in Auburn on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing

King County to skip annual homeless count again, citing faulty methodology

The King County Regional Homelessness Authority said the count is inaccurate and “harmful.”

Homeless encampment in wooded area in Auburn on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. Photo by Henry Stewart-Wood/Sound Publishing
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Federal Way’s Good Shepherd Youth Outreach provides toys to 55 families

Christmas cheer for Federal Way families.

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The Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center is located at 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

FEMA community vaccination center opening in Federal Way, Auburn

Free COVID-19 vaccinations for adults, kids; Federal Way location appointments available now.

The Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center is located at 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
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Mother’s arm sliced with machete during altercation | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Dec. 15-19.

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State legislators unsure if federal infrastructure law will help Highway 18

U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier (D-District 8) held a press conference Dec. 13 in North Bend to discuss how the new federal infrastructure bill could help… Continue reading

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A man was shot and killed in the Federal Way Crossings parking lot on Dec. 8, 2021. Photo courtesy of South Sound News

Crime-conscious mayors criticize King County’s juvenile justice program

Auburn, Federal Way, Kent and Renton make up 27% of felony filings charged by the prosecutor.

A man was shot and killed in the Federal Way Crossings parking lot on Dec. 8, 2021. Photo courtesy of South Sound News
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Pfizer, Moderna vaccines now recommended over Johnson & Johnson

Recommendation comes following additional reports of blood clots after J&J vaccinations.

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Snow on Christmas Eve? | King County weather report Dec. 18-24

King County and the Puget Sound region could see snow by Christmas Eve, according to the National Weather Service. Here’s the forecast for the Seattle… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2021
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Sound Transit Board approves Federal Way site for light rail maintenance facility

South 336th St. site results in total loss of Christian Faith Center, dozens of displaced residents.

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‘My winter art project’: Federal Way couple hangs thousands of Christmas lights each year

Sharon and Carl Hultman’s lights display started in 1989.

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UW researchers looking for stressed nurses and doctors to take part in a psilocybin study

Study will examine how psilocybin can be used in therapy for clinicians burned-out by the pandemic.

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The Hub: Federal Way Higher Education Center open for public tours Jan. 7

Free Dick’s burgers for first 50 attendees.

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