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Kiwanis Club of Federal Way to host take-out Salmon Bake fundraiser July 24

Tickets for the 64th annual event go on sale Friday, June 12.

Poison Center records increase in poison exposures during COVID-19

Poison exposures from the misuse of chemicals spiked 53 percent in the early days of the pandemic.

Future of new sex ed law may rest in the hands of voters

Opponents are confident they have enough signatures to put a referendum on the November ballot.

King County Library System to slowly reopen after 3 month closure

Now in Phase 1.5, KCLS will gradually allow book returns with strict guidelines.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle opened its King County branches to provide child care centers dedicated to serving the families of essential workers. Courtesy photo

Child care shortage could follow COVID-19 pandemic

Around 25 percent of child care facilities have closed across the state.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle opened its King County branches to provide child care centers dedicated to serving the families of essential workers. Courtesy photo
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Federal Way police searching for missing 70-year-old man

David W. Leek went for a walk on the BPA Trail in Federal Way on Thursday, June 4 and has not returned home, family says.

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Authorities are searching for 70-year-old David Leek who went missing in Federal Way on June 4. The child’s face in this photo has been blurred for privacy. Courtesy photo

Missing 70-year-old Federal Way man found safe near Tacoma waterfront

David W. Leek went for a walk on the BPA Trail in Federal Way on Thursday, June 4 and was found by Tacoma Police on Friday.

Authorities are searching for 70-year-old David Leek who went missing in Federal Way on June 4. The child’s face in this photo has been blurred for privacy. Courtesy photo

Federal Way officials ask governor, county executive to accelerate Safe Start phases

Mayor, Federal Way City Council say county-wide approach is holds back communities ready for Phase 2 and beyond of governor’s Safe Start plan.

Federal Way Community Center to house Washington State National Guard for 3 nights

Between 150-190 members of the Washington State National Guard will be in Federal Way through Sunday, city says.

Closures on I-5 in SeaTac for Federal Way Link construction

Along southbound lanes over three weeks

  • Jun 4, 2020

King County assessor wants Legislature to fix laws to help small businesses

Changes needed because of COVID-19 impact on commercial properties

  • Jun 4, 2020

Man plays ‘matador’ with cars in Federal Way | Police blotter

The man was involuntarily committed after aggressive actions, charging at officer multiple times.

King County could be in Phase 2 in two weeks

The county is also hoping the state lets them reopen several businesses by Friday.

Federal Way raises pride flag for first time in city history

Flag will fly above City Hall for the entire month of June.

Multiple Federal Way stores hit by looters

Rapid response by police resulted in minimal loss for businesses on Sunday night, police chief says.

Looters break into 26 Tukwila businesses Sunday night; 9 arrests made

‘What happened in Tukwila was not a protest, it was coordinated looting,’ police say

Nearly 200 people gathered at the intersection of Pacific Highway South and South 320th Street on Sunday to protest the death of George Floyd. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Motorcyclist injures baby, two women at Sunday protest in Federal Way

All three victims were treated for minor injuries and transported to St. Francis Hospital as a precautionary measure, fire official says.

Nearly 200 people gathered at the intersection of Pacific Highway South and South 320th Street on Sunday to protest the death of George Floyd. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

South King County area police respond to Seattle protests

The responding officers are members of the multi-agency Valley Civil Disturbance Unit, officials say.

Black smoke rises from Westlake Center in Seattle as the Saturday afternoon protests result in several car fires and the looting of several downtown businesses on May 30. Courtesy photo

Federal Way police respond to Seattle protests

The responding officers are members of the multi-agency Valley Civil Disturbance Unit, officials say.

Black smoke rises from Westlake Center in Seattle as the Saturday afternoon protests result in several car fires and the looting of several downtown businesses on May 30. Courtesy photo