Opinion

New series seeks to humanize homelessness

New series seeks to humanize homelessness

Mirror to tell stories of people in Federal Way experiencing homelessness in year-long series.

New series seeks to humanize homelessness
Homelessness continues to challenge Federal Way

Homelessness continues to challenge Federal Way

Will mayor join me to help at an overnight shelter and experience what homelessness is like?

Homelessness continues to challenge Federal Way
Elected positions open in 2019

Elected positions open in 2019

Are you happy with how things are or do you want to see change?

Elected positions open in 2019
Top 10 hopes for 2019

Top 10 hopes for 2019

I hope that the efforts to create support for LGBTQ parents in Federal Way thrive.

Top 10 hopes for 2019
Wilson will keep FW School Board seat while in Legislature

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.

Wilson will keep FW School Board seat while in Legislature
I faced youth homelessness - and we must do better for our community

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

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

  • Jan 11, 2019
I faced youth homelessness - and we must do better for our community
Expectations for Federal Way in upcoming legislative session

Expectations for Federal Way in upcoming legislative session

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

Expectations for Federal Way in upcoming legislative session
Annual awards for 2018

Annual awards for 2018

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

Annual awards for 2018
We are a community making a difference for FWPS scholars

We are a community making a difference for FWPS scholars

District moving forward with eight school construction projects.

  • Jan 1, 2019
We are a community making a difference for FWPS scholars
Mayor threatens Mirror and free press

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.

Mayor threatens Mirror and free press
Riding-along with Federal Way’s finest

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.

Riding-along with Federal Way’s finest
The season of joy and hope

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
The season of joy and hope
Things politicians say and do

Things politicians say and do

Hyperbole tends to reflect a need for relevance not reality.

Things politicians say and do
Give the gift of gender neutrality

Give the gift of gender neutrality

There are real consequences to gender stereotypes.

Give the gift of gender neutrality
Mayor’s Memo: A budget to be proud of

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
Mayor’s Memo: A budget to be proud of
Council pushes back on mayor’s budget

Council pushes back on mayor’s budget

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

Council pushes back on mayor’s budget
Holiday season presents Centerstage fumble

Holiday season presents Centerstage fumble

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

Holiday season presents Centerstage fumble
Sending Federal Way homeless to Burien?

Sending Federal Way homeless to Burien?

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

Sending Federal Way homeless to Burien?
Consent education starts at home

Consent education starts at home

What are your rules about showing affection to relatives?

Consent education starts at home
Mayor outmaneuvers council on budget

Mayor outmaneuvers council on budget

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

Mayor outmaneuvers council on budget