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Mateo Hill

Mainly Music: A medley of learning that’s kid-tested and mother-approved

Busy moms also get a chance to rest and socialize

  • Jun 13, 2008
Mateo Hill
Todd Beamer High School's Junior ROTC drill teams practice marching about 6 a.m. March 6 in the school's gymnasium.

Junior ROTC marches past misunderstandings

Students learn life and leadership skills

Todd Beamer High School's Junior ROTC drill teams practice marching about 6 a.m. March 6 in the school's gymnasium.

News briefs: Town hall meetings; Pac Highway construction

Town hall meetingsMayor Jack Dovey and Deputy Mayor Eric Faison invite residents to join them for an informal question and answer session about Federal Way… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2008
Hillary Kleeb

Early spring blooms point to effects of global warming

Global warming creates a breakdown between plants and animals

Hillary Kleeb
A blooming Indian plum in the West Hylebos Wetlands Park in Federal Way.

In bloom: Enjoy the signs of a new season

West Hylebos Wetlands showcase an array of budding plants

  • Jun 13, 2008
A blooming Indian plum in the West Hylebos Wetlands Park in Federal Way.

Study evaluates city council’s paychecks

Commission will compare compensation for officials in similar-sized cities

Elective courses evolve with the times

In a departure from traditional home economics, schools teach a new set of life skills

  • Jun 13, 2008

News briefs: Plea deal in death of shaken baby

News briefs from Federal Way

  • Jun 13, 2008

School board seeks applicants

Finalists for vacant seat will be selected next month

  • Jun 13, 2008

Faith community buzzes over Dream Center

Service helps the city's homeless and working poor

One-year-old Emma Patterson and her twin

Persevering through the pain

Family stays strong as baby twins battle rare disease

  • Jun 13, 2008
One-year-old Emma Patterson and her twin
Bernedine Lund

Ivy: A tree’s worst enemy

Volunteers crusade against a dominating plant

  • Jun 13, 2008
Bernedine Lund
Mary Ellard-Ivey and her daughters Fionnuala and Molly make Irish soda bread.

Irish heritage holds a priceless piece of family’s heart

Fire and Ice Irish Dancers group meets in Federal Way

  • Jun 13, 2008
Mary Ellard-Ivey and her daughters Fionnuala and Molly make Irish soda bread.
Lee Mattox of Brown's Point walks the family dog

Wanted: Your feedback on public parks

State wants to prepare recreational areas for the future

Lee Mattox of Brown's Point walks the family dog

Courts and the cost of confidentiality

Taxpayers fund legal battles of Federal Way's judicial branch

  • Jun 13, 2008

Smoking ban has puffers quitting in packs

Tougher laws spark ripple effect across the state

  • Jun 13, 2008
Khalio Perkins and D.J. May

Fighting leukemia, one step at a time

Students climb skyscraper for charity

  • Jun 13, 2008
Khalio Perkins and D.J. May
Ross Sharp uses sign language to interpret a reporter's questions for his parents

Singer finds a way to be heard

  • Jun 13, 2008
Ross Sharp uses sign language to interpret a reporter's questions for his parents

By AILEEN CHARLESTON, The MirrorWhat I thought would be just another simple workout turned out to be one of the best ways I have ever… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2008

Healthy lifestyle puts weight loss within reach

Simple steps can kick-start your metabolism