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Max Flint of Tacoma places U.S. flags at the graves of veterans on Memorial Day at the Gethsemane Cemetery in Federal Way. After paying his respects to his own loved ones

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MAY EVENTS

  • May 30, 2008
Max Flint of Tacoma places U.S. flags at the graves of veterans on Memorial Day at the Gethsemane Cemetery in Federal Way. After paying his respects to his own loved ones
Thomas Jefferson High School student Joanna Ferguson
Thomas Jefferson High School student Joanna Ferguson
On Memorial Day
On Memorial Day
About 46 second-graders from Brooklake Christian School headed to the Des Moines Marina on Friday afternoon. The two classes have been studying a unit about the sea and took the field trip to Des Moines. Tom Pierson

BROOKLAKE’S CATCH OF THE DAY

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  • May 28, 2008
About 46 second-graders from Brooklake Christian School headed to the Des Moines Marina on Friday afternoon. The two classes have been studying a unit about the sea and took the field trip to Des Moines. Tom Pierson

Closer look at North Shore’s impact

The environmental impact of a 860-home residential development slated to replace Northeast Tacoma’s North Shore Golf Course must be studied further, a City of Tacoma Hearing Examiner ruled May 19.

Teacher’s tussle jeopardizes job

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

  • May 24, 2008
Daniel Mullen

Teen drops out of high school — and into college

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

  • May 24, 2008
Daniel Mullen
Randy Leetch and Shelly Berg have been homeless in Federal Way for 19 months. The couple earns money by selling Leetch’s art
Randy Leetch and Shelly Berg have been homeless in Federal Way for 19 months. The couple earns money by selling Leetch’s art
Margaret Long Spencer Leeds

‘Rampathon’ boosts mobility for wheelchair users

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

  • May 21, 2008
Margaret Long Spencer Leeds

Local veterans call attention to ‘The Forgotten War’

It is often called “The Forgotten War” or “The Unknown War,” but many veterans remember it all too well.

  • May 21, 2008
Some local participants in a 2006 Andes Mountains trekking trip in Peru were so impressed with Josue Mendez

Mountain trekkers help guide’s dream come true

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
Russ Higley and his 14-month-old son

Hylebos Day

Russ Higley and his 14-month-old son, Rowen, enjoy the company of folks who attended the Hylebos Day celebration May 3 at the West Hylebos Wetlands… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2008
Russ Higley and his 14-month-old son

Every week in the Federal Way Municipal Court, cases t

Every week in the Federal Way Municipal Court, cases that cannot be resolved by an agreement between the parties are scheduled for jury trial.

  • May 20, 2008

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  • May 20, 2008

It is often called “The Forgotten War” or “The Unknown War,” but many veterans remember it all too well.

  • May 20, 2008

Traveling to Europe with my adult daughter: She likes the nightlife, so I’ll try to boogie

I have written past columns about traveling with small kids and the challenges that can present.

  • May 17, 2008

Ballroom dance champions

On May 30 and 31, the nationally-ranked Pacific Ballroom Dance Team will showcase its winning Latin and standard performances along with many other performances at the Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 E. Main St., Auburn.

  • May 16, 2008

I have written past columns about traveling with small kids and the challenges that can present.

  • May 16, 2008

Groups and clubs

Mental illness: The National Alliance on Mental Illness is a grass-roots organization created to support families dealing with all types of mental conditions. Bipolar, schizophrenia, major despression, Alzheimer’s, etc. are some of the common mental issues facing one out of five families today. NAMI spends a lot of time fighting for better coverage from insurance companies, trying to improve the methods for dealing with the mentally ill, educating families and trying to raise awareness and break the stigma attached to mental illness. Call Shelley Merryfield at (253) 945-7157 or visit NAMI.org.

  • May 16, 2008

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GRAD NIGHTS

  • May 16, 2008