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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health to host Drug Take Back Day event in Federal Way

Safely rid of unused or expired prescription drugs at the Federal Way Regional Medical Center Saturday, Oct. 23.

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Jersey Mike’s Subs opening Federal Way store Oct. 27

The sub sandwich shop is hosting a grand opening celebration and fundraiser supporting local schools Oct. 27-31.

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Man, 21, in critical condition after shooting near Federal Way apartments

Officers have not yet located any suspects.

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Luke Dalrymple. Courtesy photo

Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Oct. 22: Luke Dalrymple

Decatur senior won boys tennis doubles NPSL 4A championship, advancing to district tournament.

Luke Dalrymple. Courtesy photo
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Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Oct. 22: Sofia Burson

Decatur senior is a four-year letter winner in the volleyball program.

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Q&A: South King Fire & Rescue Commissioner Pos. 2 candidates

Incumbent Bill Fuller is challenged by Julian Martinez

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Laura Belvin, left, and Sheley Anderson. Courtesy photos

Q&A: Lakehaven Water & Sewer District Board of Commissioners Pos. 4 candidates

Incumbent Laura Belvin faces challenger Sheley Anderson.

Laura Belvin, left, and Sheley Anderson. Courtesy photos
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Dunn proposes memorial for King County residents lost to pandemic

Nearly 2,000 have died of COVID-19

  • Oct 21, 2021
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Executive Director Amanda Miller outside of the South King Tool Library (1700 S. 340th St. in Federal Way). Courtesy photo

South King Tool Library wins U.S. EPA grant for sustainable community work

The tool library is one of seven grant recipients.

Executive Director Amanda Miller outside of the South King Tool Library (1700 S. 340th St. in Federal Way). Courtesy photo
Geographic dispersion of Washington State Patrol commissioned personnel who lost their jobs Oct. 18. (Washington State Patrol)

Rather than get vaccine, nearly 1,900 state workers lose jobs

Exactly how many people will be out of work for ignoring Gov. Jay Inslee’s vaccine mandate isn’t known yet. But it became a lot clearer… Continue reading

Geographic dispersion of Washington State Patrol commissioned personnel who lost their jobs Oct. 18. (Washington State Patrol)
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Student brings loaded gun to high school | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Oct. 13-19.

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Upcoming Halloween, community events in Federal Way

This year’s lineup includes underwater pumpkin carving, a haunted trail walk, costume contests and more.

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Erica Norton is a candidate for Federal Way City Council. Photo courtesy of Erica Norton

Council candidate Erica Norton removes Teamsters endorsement from campaign info

Federal Way City Council candidate Erica Norton has removed a false endorsement from her campaign literature after the Teamsters 117 union, which endorsed her opponent,… Continue reading

Erica Norton is a candidate for Federal Way City Council. Photo courtesy of Erica Norton
Photo courtesy of Graham West, media and communication director for The Sikh Coalition

FBI releases images of Sikh center vandalism suspect

Federal Way Police not able to identify suspect, case inactive pending new leads.

Photo courtesy of Graham West, media and communication director for The Sikh Coalition
King County Courthouse adjacent to City Hall Park (courtesy of City of Seattle)

County council votes to take dangerous park out of Seattle’s hands

City Hall Park, next to the courthouse in downtown Seattle, has had multiple reports of crime.

King County Courthouse adjacent to City Hall Park (courtesy of City of Seattle)
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Health care workers call on state’s hospitals to help mitigate staffing crisis

Health care workers unions claim hospitals have the resources to fix the issue.

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Do you need to pay for your COVID hospital stay?

Washington state law requires hospitals to provide free care for certain income brackets.

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New Sound Transit program helps South King County students learn through the arts

Program is a joint effort of STart and local artist Carina A. del Rosario.

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Federal Way man sentenced to prison for taking nude photos of underage cheerleaders

In September, Jeffrey Mendoza pleaded guilty to communication with a minor for immoral purposes, assault with intent to commit sexual exploitation of a minor, according to FBI.

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