News

Christine Peterson wrote in desperation a letter to people like President Bush, Oprah Winfrey and Montel Williams, asking the question: Have you ever met anyone with ALS?

  • Jun 13, 2008

In other news

Federal Way’s Festival Days will not take place in 2008, according to Bob Hitchcock, a member of the festival committee.

  • Jun 13, 2008

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

  • Jun 13, 2008

Grants boost quality of life

A total of $895,000 is up for grabs to Federal Way nonprofit groups and public agencies looking to improve the quality of life for select groups of residents.

Federal Way: Hot wedding spot?

With wedding season approaching, many brides-to-be are dreaming of their big day at a venue in Seattle or on the Eastside.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Organic blueberry farm sits on a patch of heaven

In a corner close to North Military Road and Lake Dolloff Elementary School hides a blueberry paradise for anyone who has a love of natural escapades.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Clothing bank is one helper short

Things are even tougher this year for Federal Way students who are in need of clothing.

  • Jun 13, 2008

IN OTHER NEWS

A male nursing assistant is being held on $1 million bail in connection with the March 18 homicide of Federal Way resident Jane Britt, 75.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Aid for the city’s low-income and homeless will come in the form of school uniforms and weekly dinners, thanks to the Federal Way Mission Church.

Pac Highway construction

• On April 9, SCI will begin final grading in preparation for paving between the View at Redondo Apartments and the Buddhist Learning Center, 28621 Pacific Highway S. Crushed rock and asphalt pavement will be placed the week of April 14, weather permitting. The driveway and parking lot at Western Union Checkmate, 28722 Pacific Highway S., will be restored at this time.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Colombian connection hits home

After living away from Colombia for almost 20 years, Federal Way resident Carolyn Acosta decided it was time to help the needs of her native country — even if that meant working from afar.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Police officer honored for her heroism

Federal Way police officer JulieAnn Benjert does not brandish a cape or have any inhuman abilities — but she is still considered a hero.

To stop underage drinking, start before it begins

If parents haven’t yet talked to their fifth- or sixth-grade students about underage drinking, it might be too late.

  • Jun 13, 2008

State offers tuition relief with college scholarships

It takes smarts, dedication and money to get into a good college.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Murder in the first degree charges were filed April 8 against Kent resident Joseph Njonge, 24, in the slaying of Federal Way resident Jane Carol Britt, 75.

Murder in the first degree charges were filed April 8 against Kent resident Joseph Njonge, 24, in the slaying of Federal Way resident Jane Carol Britt, 75.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Woman dressed in a nightgown and trench coat prays along Pacific Highway

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

  • Jun 13, 2008

Astronaut and athlete tout the virtues of mentoring youth

The former astronaut finds herself on a different mission these days.

  • Jun 13, 2008