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Progress Pushers to host grab-and-go PPE events this Saturday

Free masks, hand sanitizer from noon to 3 p.m. at both Safeway locations in Federal Way.

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Crime scene photo shows the Nissan Versa driven by Travis Zimmerman, a newspaper carrier who was shot by Daniel McLaughlin in May 2019. Courtesy of King County Superior Court.

Federal Way man found not guilty in shooting of newspaper delivery man

Jury found McLaughlin acted in self defense.

Crime scene photo shows the Nissan Versa driven by Travis Zimmerman, a newspaper carrier who was shot by Daniel McLaughlin in May 2019. Courtesy of King County Superior Court.
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Buildings at Camp Kilworth vandalized | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Dec. 8-15.

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Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell and Federal Way City Council members meet with Sen. Claire Wilson, Rep. Jesse Johnson, and Rep.-elect Jamila Taylor on Dec. 15.

Federal Way leaders outline legislative asks for 2021 session

Top priorities include funding for humanitarian relief amid Covid-19, pilot program for police body cameras, broadband internet access and more.

Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell and Federal Way City Council members meet with Sen. Claire Wilson, Rep. Jesse Johnson, and Rep.-elect Jamila Taylor on Dec. 15.
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Inslee announces new guidelines for schools and in-person learning

Staff reports Gov. Jay Inslee and Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal announced Dec. 16 an update in the metrics used to inform local school… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2020
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Federal Way police respond to three shootings last Saturday

Federal Way police do not have suspect information for any of the three incidents.

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City to host Legislative Breakfast Dec. 15

Federal Way’s financial legislative asks include COVID-19 relief, expansion of broadband internet, crime and public safety.

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A King County Metro bus with an ad from the natural gas organization Partnership for Energy Progress. Contributed photo

Should fossil fuel ads go the way of the dino on county buses?

King County ran ads for a natural gas coalition on its buses this year.

A King County Metro bus with an ad from the natural gas organization Partnership for Energy Progress. Contributed photo
Mark David Glenn, 51, pleads not guilty to charges of child rape and sexual misconduct involving three Todd Beamer High School students on Jan. 23. File photo

Department of Health suspends license of Federal Way nurse charged with rape

Mark David Glenn worked at 20 schools within Federal Way district between Dec. 2018 and Sept. 2019.

Mark David Glenn, 51, pleads not guilty to charges of child rape and sexual misconduct involving three Todd Beamer High School students on Jan. 23. File photo
In this 2019 file photo, Puget Sound Energy product development manager John Dooley stands in front of one of four units at the Glacier Battery Storage Project in northwest Washington state. The project can provide power to the small town of Glacier for around two hours if needed. (Sound Publishing file photo)

What will a green WA electric grid look like?

It will require a lot more coordination, but will be more resilient.

In this 2019 file photo, Puget Sound Energy product development manager John Dooley stands in front of one of four units at the Glacier Battery Storage Project in northwest Washington state. The project can provide power to the small town of Glacier for around two hours if needed. (Sound Publishing file photo)
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Woman pistol-whipped in Fred Meyer parking lot | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Dec. 2-7.

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Contractor shoots car prowlers at Federal Way apartment complex

23-year-old female suspect shot in lower back, male suspect not located.

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Study: Nonprofits struggle amid pandemic

Nonprofits around the state are struggling to make ends meet during the pandemic, according to a new study by the University of Washington. The study,… Continue reading

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A “closed” sign at Jackson’s restaurant on Cole Street in downtown Enumclaw. Sound Publishing file photo

Governor extends restrictions on businesses and gatherings

It’s been a month since the governor imposed the new rules. And the pandemic has only gotten worse.

A “closed” sign at Jackson’s restaurant on Cole Street in downtown Enumclaw. Sound Publishing file photo

Upcoming closures of Federal Way Municipal Court

The Federal Way Municipal Court has several upcoming closures in the month of December. The City of Federal Way Municipal Court will be closed to… Continue reading

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City council approves 2021-2022 budget

Police department will be fully funded while adding three officers.

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Seven cities in South King County have a contract with the SCORE (South Correctional Entity) jail in Des Moines.

Federal Way returns to SCORE Jail with new agreement

Federal Way City Council approves $175,000 jail services contract which guarantees three inmate beds for $128 per day.

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Seven cities in South King County have a contract with the SCORE (South Correctional Entity) jail in Des Moines.
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Sound Transit to host community meeting with Federal Way light rail plaza artist

Community members can virtually meet artist Donald Lipski, learn about his design processes and share thoughts about incoming artwork.

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Graduates of the Credible Messenger Green Hill School pilot program, in green polos, proudly celebrate with the program’s mentors after the ceremony on Friday, June 21, 2019. Progress Pushers Founder Eddie Purpose is pictured second from left.

Progress Pushers empowers youth with a purpose

Federal Way-based organization receives $200K from King County to shape anti-racist agenda

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Graduates of the Credible Messenger Green Hill School pilot program, in green polos, proudly celebrate with the program’s mentors after the ceremony on Friday, June 21, 2019. Progress Pushers Founder Eddie Purpose is pictured second from left.
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Funding boosts career training programs for South King County students

Students can graduate with their diploma and a trade industry certification.

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