Opinion

Wonderful show at Performing Arts and Event Center

Stars of the East brought dance, music, drumming and more to Federal Way.

  • Jun 24, 2019

 

Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

Pot shops in Federal Way?

An ordinance can be vetoed by Ferrell, and it would take five council members to override the veto.

 

Requiring landlords to have good cause for terminating lease

Council members Jesse Johnson and Martin Moore endorse Just Cause Eviction Initiative to increase tenant rights.

  • Jun 20, 2019

 

Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

Q&A: Sound Transit, homelessness and Mayor Ferrell

I frequently get questions and save them up to answer in case others have the same questions.

Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

Strategies to keep the Federal Way community safe

There has been much progress made over the past two years to address violent crime. Our work continues.

  • Jun 14, 2019

Legislature: History, investigations and new laws

The 2019 session of the Legislature included controversy, compromise, surprise, new law and more.

Legislature: History, investigations and new laws

The 2019 session of the Legislature included controversy, compromise, surprise, new law and more.

Federal Way’s canary moment

City is in survival mode with various challenges, including homelessness, multifamily housing density and more.

Pro what exactly?

If we are truly pro-life, we should be voting overwhelmingly for affordable health care, affordable child care and an increase in minimum wage.

Seeking the good in Federal Way

Cindy Lu Vaughn is the Mirror’s Citizen of the Month for May.

Pellicciotti’s decision sparks House seat interest

The new name that has surfaced is Federal Way Chamber of Commerce CEO Becca Martin.

Lori Matsukawa’s lasting legacy on Asian American journalists

‘If I can do it, they can do it’

Pellicciotti, Ferrell and council candidates

The lead story of the council races is that Mayor Jim Ferrell appears to be lining up an informal slate to regain control of the council.

Legislature still has more work to do on school funding

Federal Way Public Schools will need to make targeted budget reductions over the next two years.

  • May 20, 2019

Mirror right: Transparency lacking at City Hall

Ferrell does not like the independent accountability the Mirror provides, though that is their job.

Federal Way needs professional administrator — not controversy

The candidate, while possessing skills Ferrell desperately needed, had done some part-time work for IRG.

Spinning out with Federal Way police

Mirror reporter gets firsthand look as officers learn how to spin-out a car while in pursuit, maneuver sudden turns.

I work for you!

Transparency and access has always been a hallmark of this office.

  • May 6, 2019

Republican hardball trumps Democrat softball

If it was Barack Obama who had committed the same acts that Donald Trump has, what would the Republicans be doing?

Federal Way is a visual arts desert

If this city wants to improve its image, don’t check the “we got it partially done box, complete the project properly and in a way that people see and feel the pride.