Opinion

To my sea sisters — and all military families

To my sea sisters — and all military families

I now find myself in uncharted waters as a new Navy mom.

To my sea sisters — and all military families
What role will you play in city’s drama?

What role will you play in city’s drama?

If Federal Way is going to become a premier city we need to choose our roles carefully.

What role will you play in city’s drama?
Federal Way residents need police oversight board

Federal Way residents need police oversight board

Changing community needs new safeguards to ensure police support comes from all different cultures.

Federal Way residents need police oversight board
Helping immigrants live their American dream

Helping immigrants live their American dream

I tell them because I keep my father’s dream of being a teacher alive.

  • Nov 2, 2018
Helping immigrants live their American dream
City Hall creates racial divide

City Hall creates racial divide

Mayor and staff “retry” a case the city had already lost.

City Hall creates racial divide
Reeves, Pellicciotti and election picks

Reeves, Pellicciotti and election picks

Likely election winners this year.

Reeves, Pellicciotti and election picks
Domestic Violence: You can break the cycle

Domestic Violence: You can break the cycle

Domestic violence can only be a quiet crime if we refuse to start talking about it.

Domestic Violence: You can break the cycle
Mayor’s Homelessness Task Force to submit recommendations

Mayor’s Homelessness Task Force to submit recommendations

An update on how the Homelessness Task Force has been progressing.

  • Oct 24, 2018
Mayor’s Homelessness Task Force to submit recommendations
#BelieveSurvivors

#BelieveSurvivors

Less than 8 percent of all sexual assault reports are false.

#BelieveSurvivors
Virginia Mason Federal Way hosting drug take-back to help with opioid epidemic

Virginia Mason Federal Way hosting drug take-back to help with opioid epidemic

Event set for Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Oct 22, 2018
Virginia Mason Federal Way hosting drug take-back to help with opioid epidemic
Bob Roegner

Federal Way key to Senate control

Voter turnout will be the key as insiders say the race polls within the margin for error.

Bob Roegner
Mirror endorses candidates for 30th District

Mirror endorses candidates for 30th District

How you cast your vote will depend on which candidates’ values best match your principles.

  • Oct 16, 2018
Mirror endorses candidates for 30th District
Will council challenge Federal Way mayor on homeless issue?

Will council challenge Federal Way mayor on homeless issue?

Closing 27 homeless encampments in less than a year sends a bad message.

Will council challenge Federal Way mayor on homeless issue?
Smith vs. Smith: Battle between Democrats

Smith vs. Smith: Battle between Democrats

Voters will benefit far more by retaining Democratic incumbent.

Smith vs. Smith: Battle between Democrats
Learning can be challenging and rewarding

Learning can be challenging and rewarding

We learn all through our lives, formally and informally, and it is rarely easy.

  • Oct 3, 2018
Learning can be challenging and rewarding
Detecting lies and distortion during the election

Detecting lies and distortion during the election

You — the voter — cannot hold politicians accountable if you accept the lies.

Detecting lies and distortion during the election
Prosecutor Satterberg faces rare challenge

Prosecutor Satterberg faces rare challenge

Morris working hard to make this a competitive race.

Prosecutor Satterberg faces rare challenge
The power of community

The power of community

It’s people like her who I get to meet every day that remind me why I am passionate about being a journalist.

  • Sep 13, 2018
The power of community
Federal Way needs new direction on dealing with gun, safety issues

Federal Way needs new direction on dealing with gun, safety issues

One city has shown the courage to stand up and start the discussion.

Federal Way needs new direction on dealing with gun, safety issues
Federal Way’s marketing message is right in front of us

Federal Way’s marketing message is right in front of us

Rather than aim at the business, why not tailor our approach to their employees?

Federal Way’s marketing message is right in front of us