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Voters will decide Feb. 19 whether to change Federal Way's form of government

Year in review: Education stirred up some fiery controversies

A look at Federal Way's top stories from 2007

  • Jun 13, 2008

Year in review: Federal Way weathers winds of change

A look at Federal Way's top stories from 2007

sandy and Robert Clayton with their 3-year-old son

Through optimism, disabled kids can prevail

Diagnosis of Down syndrome often includes abortion advice

  • Jun 13, 2008
sandy and Robert Clayton with their 3-year-old son
Dini Duclos

City council: In with the new

Duclos joins the dais, while Dovey steps in as mayor

Dini Duclos
Federal Way City Council member Linda Kochmar and Joe Fain

Initiative 26 aims to zap partisanship from King County elections

Measure involves primaries; petition is circulating

Federal Way City Council member Linda Kochmar and Joe Fain

They’ll draw the curtain and show you Shakespeare

Todd Beamer students carry on after school cancels drama class

  • Jun 13, 2008

Illegal texting may mean a ticket

Federal Way drivers face a fine if caught, thanks to a new state law

Texting behind the wheel

Drivers understand dangers of distraction, but many will text anyway

  • Jun 13, 2008

X-ray targets safety in Federal Way’s court

Security ranks as top concern for jurors

Reflections of young talent

Annual contest pays homage to the fine arts

  • Jun 13, 2008

Tacoma files lawsuit over North Shore development

From staff reportsThe City of Tacoma filed a lawsuit Monday against Northshore Investors LLC, which has applied to build an 860-unit residential neighborhood where the… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2008
Former Federal Way Municipal Court judge Colleen Hartl celebrates her induction May 1

Judge’s affair stirs up court

Relationship with a public defender comes to light after a holiday party

Former Federal Way Municipal Court judge Colleen Hartl celebrates her induction May 1
Boodroe

The perils of panhandling

Complaints spark quest for tougher laws on aggressive begging

Boodroe

State of schools keeps improving

Superintendent discusses the challenges faced by the district

  • Jun 13, 2008
George Cummings with his 1920 Ford Model T touring car.

Quintessential classic car care

Model T buffs cruise Federal Way’s roads whenever the rain takes a rest

  • Jun 13, 2008
George Cummings with his 1920 Ford Model T touring car.

Mayor debate set for Jan. 16

Forum on city's form of government

  • Jun 13, 2008

Mayor-council proposal takes centerstage

Opposing sides face off Jan. 16 in a debate at Federal Way High School

  • Jun 13, 2008

City to state: Show me the money

Funding can help several municipal goals, such as a performing arts center, come to fruition

Soldiers of peace stand up against war

Protesters gather Sundays at 320th St. and Pacific Highway

  • Jun 13, 2008