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Woman, 67, murdered in her home

Boyfriend charged for fatal stabbing

  • Jun 13, 2008

Ann Kormos and Kim Meschter, both Decatur High School social studies teachers, decided they needed to help the world.

  • Jun 13, 2008

An official grand opening ceremony for the West Hylebos Wetlands Park highlighted one of Federal Way’s natural treasures.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Crack dealer goes to prison

Marlon Thomas, 26, of Federal Way, was sentenced May 2 to eight years in prison and three years of supervised release for possession of crack cocaine with the intent to distribute.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Mother finally gets her day, in 2 ways

When Federal Way residents Anne and Michael Gintz got married eight years ago, having children was the last thing on their mind.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Split council curbs 356th St. density

In a 4-to-3 vote Tuesday, the city council halted the exploration of a study that could have allowed denser housing near Southwest 356th Street.

Teen rocks her prom with sweepstakes prize

As a member of the prom planning committee, Thomas Jefferson High School senior Danielle Bennett spent a considerable amount of time stressing over disc jockeys for the event.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Daniel Ahn barely spoke English when he arrived in Federal Way from South Korea a year and a half ago.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Request filed to expedite FW court lawsuit

The Tacoma News Tribune filed a request May 8 to expedite the case involving Federal Way Municipal Court Judge Michael Morgan and an investigation of the court’s work environment.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Graffiti conveys threat to blow up high school

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

  • Jun 13, 2008

Advancing leadership connects youth and wisdom

The Advancing Leadership class of 2008 concluded this year’s program with a celebration event May 6 at the Federal Way Senior Center.

  • Jun 13, 2008

For Federal Way High School junior Felicia Patin, the word community means “a place of lifelong friendships, unconditional aid and common vision.”

  • Jun 13, 2008

Hospice friends deliver gifts of time and presence

Many of Donna Wilkinson’s friends die soon after meeting her.

  • Jun 13, 2008

From gas pump to pedal power

Tired of rising gas prices?

  • Jun 13, 2008

In other news

Republican State Rep. Skip Priest announced he will seek his fourth term as 30th District representative.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Scholarship offers sweet relief for talented students

AmeriCorps to hold fundraiser

  • Jun 13, 2008

Off-leash dog zone gets a bone

Adelaide Park is slated to become home to the city’s second off-leash dog park.

When hosting a car wash, keep it clean

Sunny days are finally here, and with that comes the opportunity to have your car washed by enthusiastic youth eager to raise money for their favorite activity.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Eugene and friends catch that train

Eugene Montgomery spent 30 years working on board passenger trains.

Teacher turns language nightmare into lesson

Many high school English teachers battle text-message and Internet slang.

  • Jun 13, 2008