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Felicia Patin is a junior at Federal Way High School. Her vision of Federal Way as a community was portrayed in an essay that earned first place at last month’s writers retreat.

Essay winner’s young wisdom finds meaning in ‘community’

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

  • May 14, 2008
Felicia Patin is a junior at Federal Way High School. Her vision of Federal Way as a community was portrayed in an essay that earned first place at last month’s writers retreat.
Above: Rumples the clown paints the face of Auburn resident Annika

Rumples the clown paints the face of Auburn resident Annika

Rumples the clown paints the face of Auburn resident Annika, 2, at the Federal Way Farmers Market on May 10.… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2008
Above: Rumples the clown paints the face of Auburn resident Annika
Amber Demars participates in a trick with Mysto and his “World of Magic” show on May 10 at the Federal Way Farmers Market’s opening day at The Commons mall parking lot.

Amber Demars participates in a trick with Mysto

Amber Demars participates in a trick with Mysto and his “World of Magic” show on May 10 at the Federal Way Farmers Market’s opening day… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2008
Amber Demars participates in a trick with Mysto and his “World of Magic” show on May 10 at the Federal Way Farmers Market’s opening day at The Commons mall parking lot.

On May 7, an article titled “Mock crash uses fear factor” reported on the Todd Beamer High School assembly concerning underage drinking and driving.

  • May 13, 2008

Community Calendar

GRAD NIGHTS

  • May 13, 2008
Array

By Amy Johnson, Sex in the Suburbs

  • May 13, 2008
Array

On May 8, the Highline Community Board of Trustees sel

On May 8, the Highline Community Board of Trustees selected interim president Dr. Jack Bermingham to serve as the next president of Highline Community College.

  • May 13, 2008
Bermingham

On May 8, the Highline Community Board of Trustees sel

On May 8, the Highline Community Board of Trustees selected interim president Dr. Jack Bermingham to serve as the next president of Highline Community College.

  • May 13, 2008
Bermingham
Thomas Jefferson High School sophomore Daniel Ahn.

Teacher inspires immigrant’s confident communication

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

  • May 10, 2008
Thomas Jefferson High School sophomore Daniel Ahn.

Koreans battle stereotype

One Saturday afternoon, I brought my kids to the Federal Way Community Center for swimming with my son’s friends and their mothers.

  • May 9, 2008

English is key to survival

Diversity. Minority. Discrimination. Racism.

  • May 9, 2008

Discrimination from the brown side

There have been several incidents that I perceived as discriminatory behavior toward me in Federal Way.

  • May 9, 2008

Black men, white women, honest dialogue

How can I, a white woman with a nice house and loving family, suggest that I have been the target of racial discrimination?

  • May 9, 2008

Food crisis prompts teachers to launch ‘Operation Haiti’

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

  • May 7, 2008
(From left) State Rep. Mark Miloscia

Hylebos Day pays homage to city’s hidden jewel

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

  • May 7, 2008
(From left) State Rep. Mark Miloscia

Avoid costly travel rip-offs by doing some simple research

By Jerry Vaughn, Travel Talk

  • May 6, 2008

Income levels and geography affect good health and nutrition

A recent study underscores the fact that good health isn’t just a matter of personal choice for Americans.

  • May 6, 2008

You better start feeding those vegetables and roses

Now is a the time to start feeding your vegetables, roses and flower beds because plants that you want to produce need energy now.

  • May 6, 2008

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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  • May 6, 2008
For 14 years

‘Community angels’ help heal immigrants in crisis

Little did Oddie know that on Valentine’s Day last year, her life in this country would change course forever.

  • May 3, 2008
For 14 years