News

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
Mary Ellard-Ivey and her daughters Fionnuala and Molly make Irish soda bread.

Irish heritage holds a priceless piece of family’s heart

Fire and Ice Irish Dancers group meets in Federal Way

  • Jun 13, 2008
Mary Ellard-Ivey and her daughters Fionnuala and Molly make Irish soda bread.
Lee Mattox of Brown's Point walks the family dog

Wanted: Your feedback on public parks

State wants to prepare recreational areas for the future

Lee Mattox of Brown's Point walks the family dog

Courts and the cost of confidentiality

Taxpayers fund legal battles of Federal Way's judicial branch

  • Jun 13, 2008

Smoking ban has puffers quitting in packs

Tougher laws spark ripple effect across the state

  • Jun 13, 2008
Khalio Perkins and D.J. May

Fighting leukemia, one step at a time

Students climb skyscraper for charity

  • Jun 13, 2008
Khalio Perkins and D.J. May
Ross Sharp uses sign language to interpret a reporter's questions for his parents

Singer finds a way to be heard

  • Jun 13, 2008
Ross Sharp uses sign language to interpret a reporter's questions for his parents

By AILEEN CHARLESTON, The MirrorWhat I thought would be just another simple workout turned out to be one of the best ways I have ever… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2008

Healthy lifestyle puts weight loss within reach

Simple steps can kick-start your metabolism

Jane Carol Britt

75-year-old woman found dead in her car

Twin Lakes resident was strangled; no suspect yet

  • Jun 13, 2008
Jane Carol Britt

City can release report about court

Judge continues to fight public disclosure of workplace investigation

  • Jun 13, 2008
Michelle Irons

Club cultivates social relief for stay-at-home moms

Meetings offer friendships and fun

  • Jun 13, 2008
Michelle Irons
Donald Barovic sits on a pile of rocks he removed from his soil. Barovic's goats can be seen in the background.

A creek runs through it: Ranch sprouts a 12-acre haven for nature

Property owner puts a priority on restoring fish and tree populations

  • Jun 13, 2008
Donald Barovic sits on a pile of rocks he removed from his soil. Barovic's goats can be seen in the background.
Brice Lee

Conversation cafes dig deep

Todd Beamer students forgo the typical lunchtime chatter

  • Jun 13, 2008
Brice Lee

CHECK IT OUT

The “Go Green or Go Home” Team is a group of teens who hope to bring together youth leaders to raise awareness about the significance of making the Federal Way community a more earth-friendly place. Demonstrations will be held today, March 22, at Marlene’s Market and Deli, 2565 S. Gateway Center Place (10:30 to 11:30 a.m.); Metropolitan Market, 1618 SW Dash Point Road (12:30 to 1:30 p.m.); and the intersection of 320th Street and Pacific Highway (2 to 3 p.m.). Call Andrea Ortega at (206) 304-0305 or

  • Jun 13, 2008

IN OTHER NEWS

State Sen. Tracey J. Eide, D-Federal Way, has successfully secured $500,000 in funding toward a Federal Way performing arts center. The funding is included in the state’s 2008 Supplemental Capital Budget.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Man arrested after shopping for sex at The Commons mall

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

  • Jun 13, 2008