Opinion

Wilson will keep FW School Board seat while in Legislature

Historically, most school board members elected to the Legislature have resigned from their school positions.

 

I faced youth homelessness – and we must do better for our community

By State Rep. Kristine Reeves (D-District 30)

  • Jan 11, 2019

 

Expectations for Federal Way in upcoming legislative session

It is vital that we understand what our legislators will try to achieve on our behalf.

 

Annual awards for 2018

The “I found my voice award goes to council member Martin Moore.

We are a community making a difference for FWPS scholars

District moving forward with eight school construction projects.

  • Jan 1, 2019

Mayor threatens Mirror and free press

The mayor’s job is to manage City Hall. Ours is to report the news, and provide independent comment.

Riding-along with Federal Way’s finest

A ‘typical’ day in the life of a police officer in Federal Way. It’s probably not what you think.

The season of joy and hope

Christmas reminds us of the love, joy and hope that is available to us all during those dark times.

  • Dec 24, 2018

Things politicians say and do

Hyperbole tends to reflect a need for relevance not reality.

Give the gift of gender neutrality

There are real consequences to gender stereotypes.

Mayor’s Memo: A budget to be proud of

The city found a way to deliver a balanced budget without raising taxes or cutting services.

  • Dec 14, 2018

Council pushes back on mayor’s budget

The council showed they wouldn’t be intimidated as they stood up to mayor.

Holiday season presents Centerstage fumble

Federal Way instantly loses significant cultural ground if lights go dark on Centerstage.

Sending Federal Way homeless to Burien?

Council needs to establish a policy that caps the mayor’s authority.

Consent education starts at home

What are your rules about showing affection to relatives?

Mayor outmaneuvers council on budget

Until the council gets additional training, Ferrell will continue to dominate the meetings.

Questions from Federal Way residents

How will the other mayors treat Mayor Ferrell after Federal Way leaves SCORE?

A time to remember, give thanks

Write down all of the many things you have to be thankful for and share it with your family.

  • Nov 25, 2018

Blue slosh is real in Wilson, Schrier upsets

Moderate Republicans finally paid the price, as several went down to defeat.

The cornerstone of policing: Public trust

The department’s dedication to protecting community includes commitment to accountability.

  • Nov 15, 2018