Judge continues fight to seal court report

A local judge’s quest to keep some Federal Way Municipal Court records out of the public eye continued April 11 at the Washington State Court of Appeals Division One in Seattle.

Federal Way students tackle annual WASL test

Throughout the week, Federal Way students will be taking the Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL).

  • Jun 13, 2008

Grant aims to curb dropouts

District will hire monitors to work daily with families

  • Jun 13, 2008

City to Sound Transit: Do light rail right

The Federal Way City Council is sending the Sound Transit Board of Directors a message: Light rail service that stops short of Federal Way is not good enough.

With a stumbling economy, oil prices reaching all-time highs and uncontrollable lows of the U.S. dollar value, people are also starting to notice a difference on their receipts every time they visit a supermarket.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Federal Way will not proceed in administering the Prometa drug treatment protocol due to insufficient proof of its ability to rid drug and alcohol addicts of their desire for substances.

On April 25, the Federal Way Arts Commission will publ

On April 25, the Federal Way Arts Commission will publically annouce and present awards for its second annual high school essay contest. There are four winners: One from each of the three high schools (of five) that entered the contest, and a grand prize winner. The winners will read their essays at a writers retreat at Dumas Bay. The retreat, which runs April 25-26, features speakers and events geared toward sharpening writing skills. To register or for more information, call (253) 835-6900, visit or e-mail

  • Jun 13, 2008

Two women report ghost has been having sex with them

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

  • Jun 13, 2008

Free service opens career doors

Finding a job can be a daunting process for teenagers, but local services make the pursuit easier.

Plant sale earns a green thumbs up

A truckload of plants and flowers will be sorted and sold this weekend in the Marine Hills neighborhood.

Parental involvement nets a discount on preschool

Parents in Federal Way have come up with a creative way to save money on preschool.

  • Jun 13, 2008

To catch a car thief: Curbing a county epidemic

Brock Haskins loved to steal cars and had a special taste for Ford pickup trucks. He would spray down the interiors with WD-40 to eliminate any finger prints, then steal the lights, the seats, or whatever he could lay his hands on.

  • Jun 13, 2008

How about these darn gas prices?

Motorists continue to fill up despite record-setting fuel costs

Old police cars find parking in retirement garages

Donation provides more teaching tools for high school automotive shops

Second school board vacancy opens

Folks who want to have an impact on education in Federal Way just got another opportunity.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Hylebos Day honors local icon

According to some Federal Way folks, the West Hylebos Wetlands is the soul of Federal Way. And what better way to celebrate Federal Way than to give the Hylebos its very own day?

  • Jun 13, 2008

The Enterprise Elementary School PTA ESCAPE charity auction

The Enterprise Elementary School PTA will host an ESCAPE charity auction at 6 p.m. today, April 26 at the Centre at Norpoint in Federal Way. Funds raised will benefit the Accelerated Reader reading program and repairs to playground equipment.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Centenarian finds longevity through healthy and positive living

Olga Bouvier’s secret to longevity really isn’t a secret at all.