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Federal Way passed a dangerous dogs ordinance in 2006 — and has faced questions and concerns over it ever since. Whether specific breeds of dogs should be deemed dangerous is a topic that has surfaced and died several times in past years. Though city spokeswoman Linda Farmer said the city has no plans to discuss its current dog ordinance, 2008 has brought a handful of dog attack reports.
Civic-minded volunteers are needed to help guide city officials on topics pertaining to arts, ethics, recreation and youth involvement.
Construction on Federal Way’s Symphony project — the four-tower, mixed-use project approved by the city council July 2007 — may be delayed for up to a little more than one year, said city spokeswoman Linda Farmer.
Most of the work so far on a $149 million construction bond, which was passed last year, has been behind the scenes.
The Land Use and Transportation committee will re-examine and possibly amend its sign code, which has recently upset several local real estate agents. For the second time in the past month, real estate agents opposing the code piled into Federal Way City Hall on July 7 to request the city provide exceptions to agents who are struggling to sell homes in a slumped market.
The following is a sample from the Federal Way Police public information log:
Construction on Federal Way's Symphony project — the four-tower, mixed-use project approved by the city council July 2007 — may be delayed for up to… Continue reading
Father pleads not guilty in death of son
Cutting up a cow tongue didn’t interfere with Marilyn Barriga’s desire to work toward a career in medicine.
The Korean Women’s Association’s dream of affordable housing for seniors in Federal Way is one step closer to reality.
Alberto Rios on Wednesday entered a not guilty plea of second degree manslaughter in the death of his 7-month-old son, who was found deceased in… Continue reading
Alicia K. Cruz, also known as Alicia K. Armstrong, 26, Federal Way, was sentenced to five years in prison, five years supervised release and ordered to pay $33,117 in restitution for bank fraud, felon in possession of a firearm, and aggravated identity theft. Cruz pleaded guilty to the charges May 19, said Emily Langlie, Public Affairs Officer for the United States Attorney’s Office.
A look at what's happening in the Federal Way Community.
Tents, tarps, pallets and barrels will be set up this weekend for materials too perilous to discard in household trash cans. The hazardous wastemobile will be in town and accept materials from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 11 -13 in the Sears parking lot at The Commons mall, 1701 S. 320th St.
A woman died Friday morning in a one-vehicle accident after deliberately driving her car off the road into steep ravine in the 2000 block of Mountain View Drive, reports said.
King County Metro Transit has a solution for rising gas prices: Vanpools. There are currently more than 1,050 vanpools in King County and the number continues to increase. Metro provides the vehicle, rider support services, maintenance, insurance, fuel and tires. Riders provide the driver and pay a monthly fee to participate. Fees are split among group members and are based on round-trip mileage and the number of riders in the van.
A strict no-fireworks ordinance and the weather contributed to a July 4 holiday that appears to have been less chaotic than recent years.