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Pacific Science Center sign (photo credit: University of Washington)

Male advocacy group files legal complaint against Pacific Science Center for girl-specific programs

Complaint claims the museum is violating equal protections clause by excluding boys

Pacific Science Center sign (photo credit: University of Washington)
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Federal Way Mirror’s Citizens of the Year: The Allen family

Lori and Jeff Allen and their daughter, Savannah, keep a beloved local holiday tradition alive.

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Federal Way suspect and girlfriend charged with attempted murder, kidnapping

A Federal Way man known as “Flatline” has been charged with attempted murder and kidnapping after allegedly shooting a man on Jan. 25 — paralyzing… Continue reading

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Screenshot from Gov. Jay Inslee’s press conference March 11, 2021.

State to expand indoor dining and allow fans in stadiums

Phase 3 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s reopening plan will allow businesses to operate at 50% capacity starting March 22.

Screenshot from Gov. Jay Inslee’s press conference March 11, 2021.
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CDC updates guidance for those that receive vaccine

New guidance for those that have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 have been released by the Centers for Disease Control. The guidance was released on… Continue reading

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Tae Yo went missing around noon on Tuesday, March 9. Photo courtesy of Federal Way police

Missing Federal Way man found, police say

Tae Yo, 76, has dementia and wandered from his Federal Way home on March 9.

Tae Yo went missing around noon on Tuesday, March 9. Photo courtesy of Federal Way police
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Grocery workers in unincorporated King County to receive $4 hazard pay bump

Workers at many large grocery stores in unincorporated King County will soon see a pay bump of $4 an hour after the King County Metropolitan… Continue reading

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The Federal Way Community Center is located at 876 S 333rd Street. Photo courtesy of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

St. Francis Hospital COVID-19 vaccination clinic moves to Federal Way Community Center

The location will administer 500 vaccine doses per day, the Virginia Mason Franciscan Health says.

The Federal Way Community Center is located at 876 S 333rd Street. Photo courtesy of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health
A shot looking north of the columns being constructed in SeaTac on Feb. 10, 2021, as part of the Federal Way Link Extension. Photo courtesy of Sound Transit
A shot looking north of the columns being constructed in SeaTac on Feb. 10, 2021, as part of the Federal Way Link Extension. Photo courtesy of Sound Transit
A landslide in December 2019 created a crack in this Fall City road, allowing for a one lane entry and exit. Courtesy of King County Road Services

WA Legislature grapples with funding roads, bridges

Roads and bridges repair programs in King County are underfunded, and state legislators are thinking of ways to address critical infrastructure issues this session as… Continue reading

A landslide in December 2019 created a crack in this Fall City road, allowing for a one lane entry and exit. Courtesy of King County Road Services
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Proposed bill aims to trade handcuffs for help when it comes to drug use

Supreme Court decision to strike down drug possesion law leaves oppurtunity to shift paradigm

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House passes bill to increase financial reporting, transparency by healthcare providers

Bill’s prime sponsor says it will help address healthcare equity and affordability.

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Highline College. Courtesy photo
The inside of Sound Transit’s light rail Operations and Maintenance Facility in South Seattle. COURTESY PHOTO, Sound Transit

Sound Transit issues draft environmental impact statement for light rail facility

Operations and Maintenance Facility South to be built in Kent or Federal Way; public comment begins

  • Mar 5, 2021
The inside of Sound Transit’s light rail Operations and Maintenance Facility in South Seattle. COURTESY PHOTO, Sound Transit
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Over 1 million meals provided to FW students

In late February, the Federal Way Public Schools district hit the mark of one million meals provided so far this school year. Dedicated Nutrition Services… Continue reading

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Rates of Alzheimer’s Disease expected to rise in Washington, nationwide

Report records 120,000 diagnoses in Washington.

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Pedestrian hit by car while crossing against signal | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Feb. 25- March 2.

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Mayor Jim Ferrell pictured in Nov. 2020. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Federal Way Mayor seeking re-election

Jim Ferrell has served as mayor since 2014.

Mayor Jim Ferrell pictured in Nov. 2020. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
Freshwater variety of kokanee salmon from Lake Sammamish. File photo

Encouraging numbers for kokanee salmon spawn count

Lake Sammamish kokanee aren’t out of the woods by any stretch, but there’s reason to be optimistic about the fate of the little red fish… Continue reading

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In this file photo, Tayshon Cottrell dons his graduation cap and gown, along with a face mask reading: “Wear it! Save America” at Todd Beamer High School’s virtual graduation walk recording on May 20, 2020, in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing

Law gives Washington high school seniors leeway to graduate

Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill that can waive some requirements for students who were on track before the pandemic.

In this file photo, Tayshon Cottrell dons his graduation cap and gown, along with a face mask reading: “Wear it! Save America” at Todd Beamer High School’s virtual graduation walk recording on May 20, 2020, in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing