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The King County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration concluded “Operation Pink Tiger” on May 9 with the filing of charges against six defendants for conspiracy to distribute cocaine and methamphetamine. The arrests May 8 bring to 17 the total number of defendants charged in the case. Among those charged May 9 include Federal Way resident Oscar Manual Vargas-Feliz, 32. The operation took its name from the nickname of the probe’s original target.
The third try could be a charm for developer Spencer Alpert, who has teamed with one of Federal Way’s most significant land owners to propose a project featuring a performing arts center.
Eighteen years after Federal Way’s incorporation, residents will be asked for the first time to collectively provide feedback this summer on what they like and dislike about their city.
Citizens who applied for the Federal Way School Board position 4 seat vacated by Tom Madden are Richard Reece, Jim Storvick, Angela Griffin, Chris Brown, Paul Kalchik, Heidi Gailey, Gerald Galland. On May 28, current board members will review all applications, narrow the field of applicants to five, and send out interview questions to finalists.
The following is a sample from the Federal Way police public information log:
Federal Way police and the Valley Communications Center SWAT team took three suspects into custody at about 5 a.m. May 22 after executing a search warrant just outside city limits in the 4300 block of South 321st Street, near Peasley Canyon Road.
Kat Albrecht and her search dogs have sniffed out missing people, dead people, Alzheimer’s patients and drugs.
In years past, planning for the annual Federal Way’s Festival Days would have been well under way by now.
Lots of teenagers dream about becoming an actor in movies. Paul Cantu is one.
Federal Way is meeting state standards when it comes to rendering requests for public records, according to the Washington State Auditor’s Office.
Dave Hamlin, a Federal Way man known for his handmade outdoor lawn furniture, is packing up his wood and his tools — and plans to move away.
A lively crowd was welcomed by brightly-colored paper decorations and an abundance of food May 28 when citizens met the Federal Way’s new Hispanic liaison.
Cindy Kang, 19, is fulfilling the dreams her parents had when they immigrated here from Korea seven years ago.
‘Candyman bandit’ robs another bank