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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

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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

Task force tackles auto theft in Washington state

Local business owner steps up as general public figure for new group

Schools strengthen communication lines

Service can reach thousands of parents in less than 20 minutes

  • Jun 13, 2008
Federal Way residents Frosty and Gayla Hardison review the rules of debate with moderator Susan Kovalik on Jan. 16. The Hardisons spoke in favor of changing Federal Way's form of government to include an elected mayor.

Mayor-council proposal leaves a trail of money

Both sides of the campaign receive donations from public figures

Federal Way residents Frosty and Gayla Hardison review the rules of debate with moderator Susan Kovalik on Jan. 16. The Hardisons spoke in favor of changing Federal Way's form of government to include an elected mayor.
Jim Burbidge and Jerry Vaughn

Debate targets elected mayor

Two sides go toe-to-toe over proposed change to city’s form of government

Jim Burbidge and Jerry Vaughn

Tacoma’s form of government sparks interest in Federal Way

Hybrid system of elected mayor and council-manager appeals to some

  • Jun 13, 2008

Summit kicks off string of local MLK celebrations

  • Jun 13, 2008

Aging elderly find a way to stay put

Caregivers offer alternative to living in a nursing home

  • Jun 13, 2008