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Kabal Gill, owner of East India Grill in Federal Way, wears gloves to hand over take-out orders at his restaurant. File photo

State halts indoor service at bars, restaurants, home guests

Amid soaring new coronavirus cases and an overburdened health care system, the state’s clamping down.

Kabal Gill, owner of East India Grill in Federal Way, wears gloves to hand over take-out orders at his restaurant. File photo
Screenshot from Gov. Jay Inslee’s news conference Nov. 12 with his wife, Trudi.

Inslee to hold news conference to announce new restrictions

Among them, reportedly, will be a ban on indoor service at restaurants and retail limitations.

Screenshot from Gov. Jay Inslee’s news conference Nov. 12 with his wife, Trudi.
Adam Stern. Courtesy photo

Federal Way Symphony welcomes new conductor

Adam Stern, a Grammy-winning recording producer, will conduct the symphony’s 2020-2021 virtual season beginning this month.

Adam Stern. Courtesy photo
Photo courtesy of Julie Vath of Virginia Mason

Virginia Mason Drug Take Back event collects nearly 200 pounds of drugs

Virginia Mason’s third annual Drug Take Back event in Federal Way received nearly 200 pounds of drug collections on Oct. 24. The event comprised 16… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Julie Vath of Virginia Mason
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Netflix horror movie to blame for summoning police response | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Nov. 6-10

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Dr. Tammy Campbell is superintendent of Federal Way Public Schools. File photo

Federal Way Public Schools board extends superintendent’s contract

The term extension of an additional year brings Campbell through June 30, 2024.

Dr. Tammy Campbell is superintendent of Federal Way Public Schools. File photo
LaNita Hudson, left, and Sharon Armstrong during the new CenterStage Theatre production. Photo courtesy of Michelle Smith-Lewis

Pandemic moms will appreciate ‘Theatre Magic’ and its themes of connection

A review of Centerstage Theatre’s new virtual performance; tickets available now.

LaNita Hudson, left, and Sharon Armstrong during the new CenterStage Theatre production. Photo courtesy of Michelle Smith-Lewis
Mayor Jim Ferrell

Hello from 2020: Federal Way’s time capsule to be buried soon

Mayor Jim Ferrell hosted a dedication ceremony on Friday, Nov. 6.

Mayor Jim Ferrell

Federal Way schools reach agreement with Department of Justice over complaints of harassment

District was investigated over claims that officials “failed to respond promptly and appropriately.”

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Federal Way man dies in vehicle crash along Military Road South

King County Medical Examiners have identified the man as 23-year-old Jonathen D. Thompson.

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Sound Transit scraps elephant sculpture idea from Federal Way Link Extension project

Pressure from city, community resulted in CEO’s decision to send artist back to ‘square one’

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Photo courtesy of South Sound News

Man fatally struck by two cars while crossing Pacific Highway

The incident occurred around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 8.

Photo courtesy of South Sound News
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Woman hits kids on bikes with her car | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Oct. 28-Nov. 2

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Screenshot of a previous quarterly meeting with Federal Way’s elected officials and the Black community.

Federal Way’s people of color seek a voice at the table

Zoom meeting focuses on equity and concerns with the city.

Screenshot of a previous quarterly meeting with Federal Way’s elected officials and the Black community.
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PAEC voting center sees nearly 800 voters on Election Day

30th Legislative District sees 79% voter turnout, as of Nov. 4.

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An artist's conception of the proposed sculpture to be placed in the pedestrian plaza of the incoming Federal Way Link Extension.

Federal Way City Council unanimously opposes possible elephant structure

The proposed art piece will be on display near the incoming Sound Transit Federal Way Link Extension station.

An artist's conception of the proposed sculpture to be placed in the pedestrian plaza of the incoming Federal Way Link Extension.
Jay Inslee (D), left, and Loren Culp (R). File photo

Gov. Inslee surges to big lead as he nears rare third term

Statewide office roundup: Schools chief Reykdal in close contest; Secretary of State Wyman fends off challenge.

Jay Inslee (D), left, and Loren Culp (R). File photo
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Sex education bill Referendum 90 is passing

It will decide whether Senate Bill 5395 will be enacted into law.

  • Nov 3, 2020
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Exterior building and signage view from 9th Avenue of Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA.

Voters approve $1.74 billion bond for Harborview Medical Center

King County voters are saying yes to upgrades at Harborview Medical Center. Prop. 1 would authorize King County to issue up to $1.74 billion in… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2020
Exterior building and signage view from 9th Avenue of Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA.
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All King County charter amendments are passing

Voters are approving an appointed sheriff along with other measures.

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