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Community center seeks profitability

City will revamp business plan to strengthen customer appeal

Tourism means money and map presence

Most visitors are in Federal Way to work, but leisure will deliver the cash

  • Jun 13, 2008
Todd Beamer High School students Alex Schultz

Fast-acting teens tap CPR training

Victim cart-wheeled in the air three times before collapsing on sidewalk

  • Jun 13, 2008
Todd Beamer High School students Alex Schultz
Shannon Knoben

Decatur singers start spreading the news

Cabaret Night will raise money for choir's trip to the Big Apple

  • Jun 13, 2008
Shannon Knoben
Paul Wezeman

Teacher of the year honored at Literacy Breakfast

VIDEO EXTRA: Guest speaker Bob Milliken at the Communities In Schools event held Feb. 29

  • Jun 13, 2008
Paul Wezeman

Plenty of volunteer opportunities help make Federal Way a better place

School bond faces money hurdle

State health officials propose new building rules that could cost Federal Way as much as $18 million

  • Jun 13, 2008
Building official Lee Bailey uses a map and colored markers during the EOC's earthquake drill March 5 to illustrate what areas of the city were suffering damage.

Earthquake drill draws a fair shake

Effort illustrates city’s preparedness to protect

Building official Lee Bailey uses a map and colored markers during the EOC's earthquake drill March 5 to illustrate what areas of the city were suffering damage.
Mateo Hill

Mainly Music: A medley of learning that’s kid-tested and mother-approved

Busy moms also get a chance to rest and socialize

  • Jun 13, 2008
Mateo Hill
Todd Beamer High School's Junior ROTC drill teams practice marching about 6 a.m. March 6 in the school's gymnasium.

Junior ROTC marches past misunderstandings

Students learn life and leadership skills

Todd Beamer High School's Junior ROTC drill teams practice marching about 6 a.m. March 6 in the school's gymnasium.

News briefs: Town hall meetings; Pac Highway construction

Town hall meetingsMayor Jack Dovey and Deputy Mayor Eric Faison invite residents to join them for an informal question and answer session about Federal Way… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2008
Hillary Kleeb

Early spring blooms point to effects of global warming

Global warming creates a breakdown between plants and animals

Hillary Kleeb
A blooming Indian plum in the West Hylebos Wetlands Park in Federal Way.

In bloom: Enjoy the signs of a new season

West Hylebos Wetlands showcase an array of budding plants

  • Jun 13, 2008
A blooming Indian plum in the West Hylebos Wetlands Park in Federal Way.

Study evaluates city council’s paychecks

Commission will compare compensation for officials in similar-sized cities

Elective courses evolve with the times

In a departure from traditional home economics, schools teach a new set of life skills

  • Jun 13, 2008

News briefs: Plea deal in death of shaken baby

News briefs from Federal Way

  • Jun 13, 2008

School board seeks applicants

Finalists for vacant seat will be selected next month

  • Jun 13, 2008

Faith community buzzes over Dream Center

Service helps the city's homeless and working poor

One-year-old Emma Patterson and her twin

Persevering through the pain

Family stays strong as baby twins battle rare disease

  • Jun 13, 2008
One-year-old Emma Patterson and her twin
Bernedine Lund

Ivy: A tree’s worst enemy

Volunteers crusade against a dominating plant

  • Jun 13, 2008
Bernedine Lund