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Chamber CEO Rebecca Martin reviews researched data with Board Chair Dan Eisenman, CEO Equalus, in preparation of for launch of Prosperity Project, a new economic development visioning effort led by the business community.

Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce launches the Prosperity Project

Economic visioning ahead for greater Federal Way.

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Chamber CEO Rebecca Martin reviews researched data with Board Chair Dan Eisenman, CEO Equalus, in preparation of for launch of Prosperity Project, a new economic development visioning effort led by the business community.
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Standout football recruit Malik Agbo signs to Texas Longhorns

The Todd Beamer High School senior received 17 offers from universities around the country.

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Well-Fed in Federal Way: Not your grandmother’s peanut brittle

Peanut brittle recipe makes a great addition to your holiday festivities.

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Health department: COVID outbreaks linked to high school wrestling tournaments

At least 80 cases are tied to the events which included attendees from multiple counties and states.

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Buffalo Wild Wings windows shot twice while restaurant is full of customers | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Dec. 8-13.

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King County Courthouse adjacent to City Hall Park (courtesy of City of Seattle)

King County close to making trade with Seattle for City Hall Park

The proposed swap needs to be approved by Seattle City Council.

King County Courthouse adjacent to City Hall Park (courtesy of City of Seattle)
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1 person injured in semi truck collision in Federal Way

Pacific Highway South was closed for several hours, resulting in major traffic backups.

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Healthcare workers facing widespread burnout amid pandemic, say multiple unions

Healthcare workers unions are pushing for increased staffing to avoid mass resignations.

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King County adopts amended districting plan

Residents can view adopted districting map on the county’s website.

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Federal Way to address ‘digital deserts’ for local internet connection

Pandemic reveals heightened broadband infrastructure demands for remote learning and remote work.

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Evergreen Middle School celebrates healing, renaming ceremony

School’s previous name, mascot were considered culturally insensitive and changed under state law.

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‘Heart of gold’: Man shot, killed in Federal Way Crossings identified

Police are still searching for the suspect, who also reportedly stole the man’s car after the Dec. 8 shooting.

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King County gun violence rates exceed 2020 totals

Data collected from first three quarters of 2021 shows more fatal shootings, shots fired incidents than previous year.

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New city council and school board members sworn in

The newly elected officials will serve four-year terms.

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‘Disappointed, but not surprised’: Federal Way site recommended for Sound Transit light rail vehicle facility

Sound Transit board to vote on preferred alternative Dec. 16; final decision to be made late 2022.

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Surgeon General sounds alarm on mental health in young people during pandemic

A report called the rising levels of depression, anxiety and suicidal ideation a potential crisis.

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Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in a Federal Way Crossings parking lot on Dec. 8. Photo courtesy of South Sound News

Man, 20, fatally shot near Federal Way Crossings

Federal Way Police are asking for the public’s help in locating the victim’s vehicle, which was seen driving away from the scene after the shooting.

Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in a Federal Way Crossings parking lot on Dec. 8. Photo courtesy of South Sound News
Eastside King County restaurant owners discuss challenges recently with U.S. Rep Suzan DelBene at Pomegranate Bistro in Redmond. (Photo credit: Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)
Eastside King County restaurant owners discuss challenges recently with U.S. Rep Suzan DelBene at Pomegranate Bistro in Redmond. (Photo credit: Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)
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Survey data suggests how the pandemic has changed attitudes toward housing in King County

More than half of King County survey participants say they will move in the next five years.

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King County weather: Dec. 9-13

Here’s the King County area weather forecast for Dec. 9-13, 2021. Thursday morning: High near 43 with a 90% chance of rain. Thursday night: Low… Continue reading

  • Dec 8, 2021
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