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Federal Way man charged with burglary and assault in incident involving an Auburn woman

The Auburn Police Department reports that in the early morning hours of Feb. 25, a man tried to force his way into the apartment of… Continue reading

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Rep. Jesse Johnson announces he is not seeking re-election

Johnson (D-Federal Way) sponsored legislative bills on police reform, use of force.

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Federal Way man shot, killed by Tacoma police identified

The shooting occurred on Feb. 24 in Tacoma.

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Katie Krause appointed chair of Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce Ambassador program

Chamber ambassadors build business relationships in the Federal Way region.

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Avi Schiffmann, left, and Marco Burstein at Harvard University. Courtesy photo

Mercer Islander and Harvard classmate launch website to aid Ukrainians in need of shelter

Internet activist also developed one of the first and largest coronavirus tracking websites.

Avi Schiffmann, left, and Marco Burstein at Harvard University. Courtesy photo
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Auburn, Federal Way grocery stores rack up Washington’s Lottery wins in 2021

Washington’s Lottery announced its Luckiest Retailers on March 7.

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Motorcyclist, 34, dies in collision on I-5 near Federal Way

The collision closed SB I-5 for several hours on March 6.

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Former Fire Chief Vic Pennington appointed to Des Moines City Council

Public expressed desire for more diverse city council to represent the community.

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King County Local Dive

King County Local Dive: Police accountability and mail delivery

Welcome to a new podcast for King County residents.

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Polar Plunge: FW police raise $10K for Special Olympics Washington

Team members took the plunge on Feb. 26.

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Crowd members drape the Ukrainian flag over the shoulders on Feb. 25 at Federal Way City Hall where community members and elected officials raised the Ukrainian flag. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Federal Way welcomes Rivne, Ukraine as sister city

Rivne is Federal Way’s third sister city; Federal Way Chamber to host meeting with the Ukrainian Association of Washington State March 7.

Crowd members drape the Ukrainian flag over the shoulders on Feb. 25 at Federal Way City Hall where community members and elected officials raised the Ukrainian flag. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
Fire Chief Vic Pennington pictured in 2021 during the department's 20th anniversary remembrance ceremony of Sept. 11. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Former fire chief Vic Pennington applies for Des Moines City Council

Details of his separation agreement with the fire district include a year of paid salary.

Fire Chief Vic Pennington pictured in 2021 during the department's 20th anniversary remembrance ceremony of Sept. 11. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
Igor Soloydenko, who said he identifies as Russian, holds a sign urging “Peace for Ukraine” at a ceremony Feb. 25 in Federal Way. Soloydenko said: “There’s just so much shame. I feel helpless in the way I cannot change anything in my home country. It was unimaginable that Russia would do such a thing.” Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing

Ukrainian Honorary Consul speaks out about Russian invasion of Ukraine

“As long as we breathe, as long as our hearts beat, we’re going to protect our land,” said Valeriy Goloborodko.

Igor Soloydenko, who said he identifies as Russian, holds a sign urging “Peace for Ukraine” at a ceremony Feb. 25 in Federal Way. Soloydenko said: “There’s just so much shame. I feel helpless in the way I cannot change anything in my home country. It was unimaginable that Russia would do such a thing.” Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing
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Federal Way honors Women in Public Office Day

“There is nothing as powerful as a woman who steps up to lead,” Chamber CEO Rebecca Martin says.

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Screenshot from March 1 meeting of the Law, Justice, Health and Human Services Committee.

Community testifies in support of restorative justice for youth in South King County cities

KC Councilmember Reagan Dunn wanted to pause the program after local mayors expressed concern.

Screenshot from March 1 meeting of the Law, Justice, Health and Human Services Committee.
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Local nonprofit kicks off 8th annual March of Diapers fundraiser

This year’s goal is to collect half a million diapers, founder says.

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Suspect pretends to be employee, steals $800 from cash register | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Feb. 22 to March 1.

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Well-Fed in Federal Way: Poached eggs on avocado toast

Tips for a traditionally tricky breakfast recipe.

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Man dies after hit-and-run in Federal Way

Driver fled the scene, crashed car into nearby business, police say.

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Bloodworks Northwest and foodies partner to raise awareness of need for blood donations

Partnership includes restaurant and food brand owners and culinary gourmands from around the region.

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