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Hylebos Day honors local icon

According to some Federal Way folks, the West Hylebos Wetlands is the soul of Federal Way. And what better way to celebrate Federal Way than to give the Hylebos its very own day?

  • Jun 13, 2008

The Enterprise Elementary School PTA ESCAPE charity auction

The Enterprise Elementary School PTA will host an ESCAPE charity auction at 6 p.m. today, April 26 at the Centre at Norpoint in Federal Way. Funds raised will benefit the Accelerated Reader reading program and repairs to playground equipment.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Centenarian finds longevity through healthy and positive living

Olga Bouvier’s secret to longevity really isn’t a secret at all.

Girls get dumped after refusing sexual favors

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  • Jun 13, 2008

A high-profile land donation and $500,000 from the Legislature could put a performing arts center among the large-scale projects downtown Federal Way will pursue in coming years.

The Friends of the Hylebos, with help from more than 1,000 volunteers, has planted more than 80,000 trees and shrubs and preserved 410 acres in the West Hylebos Wetlands.

  • Jun 13, 2008
Here are some Iraqi children

Activist travels into heart of turbulence

Change requires action — and more of both are needed to stop the Iraq War and free millions of Iraqi refugees, said nurse and political activist Gerri Haynes.

Here are some Iraqi children

Day of Silence speaks volumes

Sometimes silence speaks quite loudly.

  • Jun 13, 2008
For 14 years

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

  • Jun 13, 2008
For 14 years
Tony Moore

Moore joins school board

t Applicants sought for other vacancy

  • Jun 13, 2008
Tony Moore
Robert Lubin

Sobering lesson preps students for the prom

With prom and graduation fast approaching, Federal Way teens will soon be faced with decisions about drinking.

  • Jun 13, 2008
Robert Lubin

CHECK IT OUT

The Federal Way Symphony with music director and conductor Brian Davenport will present its season finale concert “Romancing the Romantic” at 7:30 p.m. May 3 and 2 p.m. May 4 at St. Luke’s church, 515 S. 312th St. Guest artist is violinist Misha Keylin, who is rapidly forging the major career promised by his Carnegie Hall debut at age 11.

  • Jun 13, 2008
Thadius Henness of Federal Way extends his hands as he prays May 1 during Federal Way’s annual Prayer Breakfast at The Commons mall. About 140 people gathered to pray for the city
Thadius Henness of Federal Way extends his hands as he prays May 1 during Federal Way’s annual Prayer Breakfast at The Commons mall. About 140 people gathered to pray for the city

Sex offender fails to register

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  • Jun 13, 2008
Coach Bob Roach

Community celebrates National Day of Prayer

“I have a simple point — God is good,” Christian Faith Center pastor Casey Treat said at the city’s annual prayer breakfast.

Coach Bob Roach

Noting the district’s increasing diversity, Moore said it will be beneficial to have a person of color serving on the school board.

  • Jun 13, 2008
Dr. Jack Bermingham

Search for Highline CC president inches toward the finish line

t Five finalists vie for top job;

Dr. Jack Bermingham
May Lovern’s fellow teachers at Sequoyah Middle School decided to celebrate “Mae Day” to coincide with May Day.

t She’s been at it for 50 years

  • Jun 13, 2008
May Lovern’s fellow teachers at Sequoyah Middle School decided to celebrate “Mae Day” to coincide with May Day.

On April 29, the Washington State Department of Health

On April 29, the Washington State Department of Health suspended the license of certified nursing assistant Joseph N. Njonge, who pleaded not guilty in the first-degree murder of Twin Lakes resident Jane Carol Britt.

  • Jun 13, 2008
Monte Powell hedges one of eight gardens Monday at PowellsWood gardens in preparation for the Buds and Blooms garden festival coming this Mother’s Day weekend. Check out a special insert inside today’s Mirror that features a map and schedule of events.

Garden festival takes root in Federal Way

Stop and smell the roses — or the tulips, rhododendrons, daffodils, azaleas, hydrangeas and bonsai trees — this Mother’s Day weekend at the city’s first Buds and Blooms garden festival.

Monte Powell hedges one of eight gardens Monday at PowellsWood gardens in preparation for the Buds and Blooms garden festival coming this Mother’s Day weekend. Check out a special insert inside today’s Mirror that features a map and schedule of events.