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Elderly man threatens to kill contractors

The elderly man was tackled to the ground by one worker when the male appeared to be moving towards employees with the hammer in hand.

85-year-old woman suspected of killing roommate, shooting other in Federal Way dispute

The suspect is in custody, police confirm.

Early morning car fire suspected to be arson, fire officials say

SKFR crews responded to the fire at Hoyt Road SW and SW 332nd Place Wednesday morning; No suspects in the case at this time.

Federal Way legislator Reeves resigns from House seat

30th District Democrat Rep. Kristine Reeves announced on Monday she is stepping down immediately.

Federal Way Chamber CEO will not seek 30th District House seat in 2020

Rebecca Martin said it’s critical the chamber continues to build on the strategic foundation for economic opportunities in the region.

Shop Candy Cane Lane in Federal Way for last-minute gifts

Holiday gift bazaar is open is open Dec. 16-22 and Dec. 23-24.

Regional homelessness authority approved by King County, Seattle

The authority will consolidate crisis response and services into one entity.

Federal investments push Federal Way light rail project forward

Actions will enable critical project to enter construction in early 2020.

Local estate awards $10 million to local colleges

Seventeen technical and community colleges will use the funds for scholarships, grants.

Boeing Renton plant to halt 737 Max production

Suspension expected to begin in January

Federal Way police nab Christmas tree thief

Federal Way’s Special Investigations Unit arrested the suspect on Friday, Dec. 13; Some of the 78 stolen trees were recovered, police say.

Lawmakers aim to act on guns and pot, taxes and apples

There’s a wide range of subjects they hope to address when the 2020 session begins next month.

Media day at OMF to show off the first Siemens Link light rail vehicle June 19, 2019. File photo

King, Pierce county officials want answers on Sound Transit fare enforcement disparities

The transit agency reported in October that black riders were more likely than others to get fined.

Media day at OMF to show off the first Siemens Link light rail vehicle June 19, 2019. File photo

Federal Way Public Schools Highly Capable Program referral open through Jan. 10

Program provides services to scholars who are designated as highly capable learners.

Police still seeking suspect in shooting threats at Todd Beamer High School

Student, 17, was expelled from school for one day, however police have not identified a suspect.

Federal Way Community Center manager becomes executive director of PenMet Parks

Doug Nelson’s final day with the city was Dec. 4; recreation Manager Cody Geddes fills interim manager position.

Despite concerns, homelessness authority moves toward final Seattle vote

Seattle’s homelessness committee aligned the city’s plan with King County’s.

King County’s current climate action plan was adopted in 2015 and has provided a blueprint for reducing emissions and preparing for climate change. File photo

King County approves environmental justice provision

An update to the King County climate action plan should include an environmental justice framing as it’s developed over the coming months. The King County… Continue reading

King County’s current climate action plan was adopted in 2015 and has provided a blueprint for reducing emissions and preparing for climate change. File photo

Federal Way police warn residents of scam callers using names of actual lieutenants

Police encourage residents to hang up on suspicious calls.

Homelessness authority approved by King County, awaits Seattle vote

The agreement would consolidate emergency services for people experiencing homelessness.