Opinion

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
Questions from Federal Way residents

Questions from Federal Way residents

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

Questions from Federal Way residents
A time to remember, give thanks

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
A time to remember, give thanks
Blue slosh is real in Wilson, Schrier upsets

Blue slosh is real in Wilson, Schrier upsets

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

Blue slosh is real in Wilson, Schrier upsets
The cornerstone of policing: Public trust

The cornerstone of policing: Public trust

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

  • Nov 15, 2018
The cornerstone of policing: Public trust
Homelessness hinders local business, survey says

Homelessness hinders local business, survey says

Federal Way Chamber gathers data on impact of homelessness for business retention.

Homelessness hinders local business, survey says