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Teacher turns language nightmare into lesson

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

  • Jun 13, 2008

Recycle old electronics today at Silver Lake

Silver Lake Elementary School and PC Recycle are sponsoring an electronics recycling fundraising event to benefit the school.

  • Jun 13, 2008

In an earthquake, Federal Way has solid soil on its side

There was no way that the 7.8 earthquake that hit the Sichuan Province of southwest China on Monday afternoon could go unnoticed.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Around town

Air Force JROTC students win

  • Jun 13, 2008

Other options

The City of Federal Way along with the Puget Sound Car Wash Association (PSCWA) offer environmentally-friendly alternatives for fundraising car washes.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Man exposes himself to teens at soccer game

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

  • Jun 13, 2008

Stroke prevention can start at any age

This month, workers in the medical field are encouraging the young and old to think about their heart’s health.

Ilima Brainard wipes a tear while she and her daughter

Relay for Life: On track for a cure

Bill Dehnert, 53, was living the good life back in November of last year.

  • Jun 13, 2008
Ilima Brainard wipes a tear while she and her daughter
Margaret Long Spencer Leeds

When most folks want to leave their homes, they simply walk out the front door.

  • Jun 13, 2008
Margaret Long Spencer Leeds

A 34-year-old Federal Way man was reported missing abo

A 34-year-old Federal Way man was reported missing about 4 p.m. May 17.

  • Jun 13, 2008
Some local participants in a 2006 Andes Mountains trekking trip in Peru were so impressed with Josue Mendez

Lions Club members raise money for Peru teen’s education

Some local participants in a 2006 Andes Mountains trekking trip in Peru were so impressed with Josue Mendez

In your Backyard

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.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Despite his victory in court, one of Federal Way High School’s beloved teachers continues to fight for his job.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Arts center might bunk with towers

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.

City wonders: Do you like me?

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.

Daniel Mullen

Daniel Mullen, 16, is one of the top students in his class — and he is dropping out of high school.

  • Jun 13, 2008
Daniel Mullen

School board finalists will be chosen today

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.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Police shoot aggressive dog

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

  • Jun 13, 2008
Andrew Reece thanks members of the Federal Way Kiwanis this past Wednesday for their support in helping him achieve his Eagle Scout status. Andrew’s Eagle Court of Honor was held May 17.

Meth lab and auto theft ring

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.

  • Jun 13, 2008
Andrew Reece thanks members of the Federal Way Kiwanis this past Wednesday for their support in helping him achieve his Eagle Scout status. Andrew’s Eagle Court of Honor was held May 17.

Bank robbery in Federal Way

Federal Way police responded to a bank robbery at approximately 9:30 a.m. May 27 at Rainier Pacific bank, 35007 Pacific Highway South.A male suspect presented… Continue reading