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Red Robin Gourmet Burgers is returning to Federal Way

New location expected to open in early November, company says.

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Man, 41, found dead in Des Moines garage after reported shooting

A 33-year-old woman was arrested at the scene, police say.

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Meet King County Council District 7 candidate Dominique Torgerson

Torgerson is running against incumbent Pete von Reichbauer in the Nov. 3 general election.

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Meet King County Council District 7 candidate Pete von Reichbauer

Incumbent is running against challenger Dominique Torgerson in the Nov. 3 general election.

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Louis Guiden, right, began the Feeding Our Community program in April 2020. Since then, they distribute food to about 1,600 families per month.

Friendly neighborhood ‘hope dealer’ feeds Federal Way

Louis Guiden’s Good Shepherd Youth Outreach is a finalist for the 2022 Chick-fil-A True Inspiration awards; voting ends Sept. 25.

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Louis Guiden, right, began the Feeding Our Community program in April 2020. Since then, they distribute food to about 1,600 families per month.
A volunteer packs grocery items into a paper bag at the MSC Food Bank on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Multi-Service Center food bank in need of volunteers

The Federal Way food bank is seeing an increase in customers.

A volunteer packs grocery items into a paper bag at the MSC Food Bank on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo
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WinCo employee shot by customer in Federal Way

Police arrested the 24-year-old suspect on Sept. 9.

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This image was shared by the King County Sheriff’s Office in announcing they had identified the driver in the fatal hit-and-run of a Maple Valley man. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office
King County Sheriff’s Office released this photo of the Toyota Camry that reportedly hit and killed a Maple Valley man in July. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office

SeaTac girl, 15, charged with second-degree murder in jogger’s death

Reportedly used her vehicle to ‘scare him’ while driving in Maple Valley

This image was shared by the King County Sheriff’s Office in announcing they had identified the driver in the fatal hit-and-run of a Maple Valley man. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office
King County Sheriff’s Office released this photo of the Toyota Camry that reportedly hit and killed a Maple Valley man in July. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office
Poverty Bay Cafe is located at 1108 S. 322nd Place in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Poverty Bay Café closes due to staffing shortages

The local cafe plans to hire all new staff, reopen in a couple months.

Poverty Bay Cafe is located at 1108 S. 322nd Place in Federal Way. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
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Washington Association of Sheriffs & Police Chiefs condemns recent police ambushes

Two officer targeted shooting were reported last week in South King County.

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Map of proposed landfill expansion sites (screenshot from King County website)

Waste management expert knocks county’s plan to expand landfill

The waste management advocate said the decision to expand seems pre-determined despite assessment.

Map of proposed landfill expansion sites (screenshot from King County website)
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Dead body found after seven-hour standoff at Auburn house

An adult male was taken into custody, according to KC Sheriff’s Office.

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Student arrested after bringing weapon to high school | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Sept. 9-14.

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State employees including first responders sue state over vaccine mandate

The lawsuit filed on behalf of more than 90 plaintiffs claims Inslee’s order is unconstitutional.

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Speed, failure to yield determined as factors in fatal tow truck collision

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the 27-year-old man who died at the scene.

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Curves Federal Way to host ‘happy birthday’ 5K

The running and walking route begins at Curves Federal Way Saturday, Sept. 25.

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The state’s hospitals face “unprecedented collapse” amid COVID uptick warn healthcare unions

Union spokeperson says understaffing was a problem even before the pandemic.

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Union carpenters to go on strike, expected to impact Eastside Microsoft projects

Members authorized strike after rejecting AGC offer for the fourth time.

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City to host open house for Housing Action Plan development Sept. 16

Community open house from 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16 at the Performing Arts and Event Center.

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