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Centerstage seeks the reins from city to manage Knutzen Family Theater

Federal Way’s Centerstage Theater would like to add managerial experience to its resume of live theater skills.

Massage therapy rubs your canine friends the right way

The pet-pampering industry continues to grow — and Bob Freeborn of Federal Way is keeping right up with it.

  • Jun 24, 2008

Walkers step up to help prevent suicide

They weren’t exactly nightmares that 30-year-old Michelle Corder had after her mother committed suicide.

  • Jun 24, 2008

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

JUNE EVENTS

  • Jun 24, 2008

‘Guitar Hero’ draws teens to library

Teenagers can be a difficult group to attract to the library, but not in Federal Way.

  • Jun 21, 2008

Scene and Heard is Federal Way’s photo scrapbook. Pi

Scene and Heard is Federal Way’s photo scrapbook. Pictures from community or school events, family outings or parties, and Scout activities are a few examples of what’s welcome. Submit them as prints by mail to Scene & Heard, The Mirror, 1414 S. 324th St., Federal Way, WA 98003, or as electronic images to editor@fedwaymirror.com. Include information on the event or activity and names of people pictured. Questions? Call editor Andy Hobbs at (253) 925-5565.

  • Jun 21, 2008

IN YOUR BACKYARD

Theater group makes offer to Federal Way

  • Jun 20, 2008

Federal Way votes to give community center $23K marketing boost

The city hopes to pull the Federal Way Community Center out of its financial woes. Despite dissenting votes from Mayor Jack Dovey and Deputy Mayor Eric Faison, the Federal Way City Council voted 5-2 on June 17 to spend $23,500 on a marketing plan for the year-old facility. The community center’s inability to meet its business plan projections has been a topic of discussion among city management and the public, beginning only six months after the facility opened in March 2007.

Scene and Heard is Federal Way’s photo scrapbook. Pictures from community or school events, family outings or parties, and Scout activities are a few examples of what’s welcome. Submit them as prints by mail to Scene & Heard, The Mirror, 1414 S. 324th St., Federal Way, WA 98003, or as electronic images to editor@fedwaymirror.com. Include information on the event or activity and names of people pictured. Questions? Call editor Andy Hobbs at (253) 925-5565.

  • Jun 20, 2008

Man walks out on $10,823 hotel bill

The following is a sample from the Federal Way police public information log:

  • Jun 20, 2008

Crab Feed reels in $70,500 for charity

Multi-Service Center’s 7th annual Crab Feed and auction was held June 14.

  • Jun 20, 2008

Teenagers can be a difficult group to attract to the library, but not in Federal Way.

  • Jun 20, 2008

After trauma, parents turn to comforting kids

When Federal Way resident Tiffaney Stenvers, 27, packed up Kaylee’s things last year and sent her to visit her father in Montana, she had no idea her daughter would not return.

  • Jun 20, 2008

Federal Way amateur radio enthusiasts ham it up

Federal Way will celebrate hams beginning June 23.

‘Bye Bye Birdie’ auditions at Knutzen June 23 | Federal Way Community Calendar

Readers: Please send all community calendar items two weeks prior to the event to ensure timely publication. E-mail items to editor@fedwaymirror.com.

  • Jun 19, 2008

Lakehaven Utility Dist. awards kids for water care posters

Students were handsomely awarded June 12 for their public education efforts and artistic abilities during the 13th annual Lakehaven Utility District Water Conservation Poster Contest awards ceremony.

Federal Way squirrel lover suspects poison in multiple deaths

Derek Warner, 41, loves the squirrels that live in his neighborhood like they are his pets. So it was especially alarming when they started turning up dead in his yard. A few weeks ago, Warner noticed the first dead squirrel on his property. Since then, he’s found two more carcasses and an apparently sick squirrel. What in the world is causing all these squirrels to die, Warner wondered. His best guess is that someone is poisoning them.

  • Jun 19, 2008

Federal Way teen headed to Zambia to help educate tribes

Summer 2008 will be legendary for a Federal Way teen who will venture to Africa. Nicole Hofmann, 17, celebrated the last day of her junior year at Decatur High School on June 13. A summer full of opportunity and adventure awaits her. Hofmann will leave Federal Way for a mission trip to Zambia, Southern Africa, on June 19.