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Multiple cars broken into at construction site of former Sears | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log June 22-29.

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Sweet sounds of summer: 2 more finalists advance in Federal Way’s Got Talent contest

Sound Celebration barbershop quartet and local singer Dylan Yuste advance to September final.

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Woman, 44, shot and killed inside her Federal Way apartment

Police do not have any suspect information.

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Local students receive NPSL All-League bowling honors

Federal Way High School junior Corina Aguon-Africa named league MVP.

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Well-fed from the Federal Way Farmers Market: Rainbow pancakes

Recipe of the week includes spinach, kale and basil from the Saturday market.

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Screenshot from South Sound News scene video on July 5.

2 Federal Way homes destroyed by fire possibly caused by fireworks

A fire that destroyed two homes on July 5 may have been caused by fireworks, police say. South King Fire and Rescue is awaiting a… Continue reading

Screenshot from South Sound News scene video on July 5.
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65th annual Kiwanis Salmon Bake July 23

Dinner orders required by noon Monday, July 19.

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Man shot by officer at Federal Way motel

Police say the man charged at the officer and the motel’s manager, then grabbed the manager.

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Truck fire closes Highway 18

All occupants are safe, according to Washington State Patrol.

  • Jul 7, 2021
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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. (Sound Publishing file photo)

Washington state utility moratorium receives final extension

A final extension of the Washington state utility moratorium was announced last week, meaning the ban on shut-offs will expire on Sept. 30. A press… Continue reading

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. (Sound Publishing file photo)
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Man arrested near Kent for throwing rocks at vehicles along I-5

July 5 incident near South 272nd Street

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Man in critical condition after shooting inside Des Moines home

The 50-year-old man sustained multiple gunshot wounds on July 5.

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Federal Way residents celebrate Fourth of July

The North Lake community in Federal Way hosted its annual Fourth of July parade on Sunday. This longtime tradition brings neighbors, city leaders, floats and… Continue reading

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Shopping carts filled with garbage and other items as seen on S. 320th Street on June 16. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Shopping cart protesters won’t face fines or citations, mayor and police chief say

Three separate displays of carts with items from homeless encampments were found along Federal Way roads last month.

Shopping carts filled with garbage and other items as seen on S. 320th Street on June 16. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
A rendering of a proposed south entrance along S. 320th Street and 23rd Ave. S. in Federal Way for the Federal Way Link Extension. Image courtesy of Sound Transit

Federal Way light rail extension is changing city’s downtown core

Federal Way’s downtown landscape is changing faster than your future trips on the incoming light rail. The Federal Way Link Extension is a 7.8-mile project… Continue reading

A rendering of a proposed south entrance along S. 320th Street and 23rd Ave. S. in Federal Way for the Federal Way Link Extension. Image courtesy of Sound Transit
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Police recover nearly 800 catalytic converters

Federal Way has 80 reported thefts just in the first quarter of 2021.

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Erica Azcueta is the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Coordinator for the City of Federal Way.

Meet Federal Way’s first Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Coordinator

Responding to the global and community focus on race and equity in 2020, the City of Federal Way hired Erica Azcueta as its first Diversity,… Continue reading

Erica Azcueta is the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Coordinator for the City of Federal Way.
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Reminder: Fireworks are illegal in Federal Way

When planning your Fourth of July celebrations, keep in mind that fireworks are illegal within Federal Way city limits. Federal Way will have additional officers… Continue reading

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New Federal Way Public Schools superintendent sworn into office

Dr. Dani Pfeiffer was sworn into the role on Tuesday, June 29.

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Multiple cars broken into at construction site of former Sears | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log June 22-29.

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