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Thoughts on recent happenings in the city

Thoughts on recent happenings in the city

I saved copies of the Mirror from March 30 to June 8. It’s interesting to reflect back on the Letters to the Editor and Bob… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2018
Thoughts on recent happenings in the city
State Dems may abandon caucus chaos in time for 2020

State Dems may abandon caucus chaos in time for 2020

Washington also is considering becoming more significant by moving its primary to early March.

State Dems may abandon caucus chaos in time for 2020
Miloscia stands up for community values

Miloscia stands up for community values

Here we go again. Politicians sure love to take their opponent’s words out of context. A few days ago, Claire Wilson attacked Sen. Mark Miloscia… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2018
Miloscia stands up for community values
Significant changes to education funding model impacts Federal Way Public Schools

Significant changes to education funding model impacts Federal Way Public Schools

After years of lengthy debate, the Washington State Legislature passed two major bills — House Bill 2442 and Senate Bill 6362 — in response to… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2018
Significant changes to education funding model impacts Federal Way Public Schools
The truth behind abortions

The truth behind abortions

In a Letter to the Editor in the June 1 edition of the Mirror, Laurie Garrett urged us not to vote for Mark Miloscia. She… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2018
The truth behind abortions
What would you do in the City Council’s shoes?

What would you do in the City Council’s shoes?

If you were on the Federal Way City Council and had a vote this fall in the 2019-20 city budget, what would be your primary… Continue reading

What would you do in the City Council’s shoes?
Update on the Federal Way Taxpayer Round Table

Update on the Federal Way Taxpayer Round Table

The Federal Way Taxpayer Round Table is set for 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at the Woodmont Public Library, 26809 Pacific Highway South, Des Moines.… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2018
Update on the Federal Way Taxpayer Round Table
Kudos on the marijuana raid

Kudos on the marijuana raid

Sometimes this section of the newspaper is used to rant and rave. I’ve had personal experience in this department. However, on occasion, praise must balance… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2018
Kudos on the marijuana raid
School officials need to step up

School officials need to step up

There is an injustice being done to the kids in our community. The malicious mischief, physical and verbal violence, disruptive and disrespectful behaviors going on… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2018
School officials need to step up
Tiny houses are not the answer

Tiny houses are not the answer

Last week’s news: Seattle has trouble with their tiny house villages. Oh really? Hopefully, Bob Roegner and other promoters of shelter or tiny houses for… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2018
Tiny houses are not the answer
Is the new Federal Way City Council starting to mature?

Is the new Federal Way City Council starting to mature?

On the heels of an unpopular vote to increase the utility tax, the City Council had its first public discussion on the 2019-20 budget last… Continue reading

Is the new Federal Way City Council starting to mature?

Signature of registered voter is a coveted commodity

The competitive nature of the initiative and referendum season now peaking in Washington.

Federal Way’s Task Force on Homelessness making progress | Sharry Edwards

Federal Way’s Task Force on Homelessness making progress | Sharry Edwards

It was a tremendous honor for me to be named chair of the Task Force on Homelessness by Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell. The chance… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2018
Federal Way’s Task Force on Homelessness making progress | Sharry Edwards
If legislators like Miloscia get their way …

If legislators like Miloscia get their way …

At a time when anti-choice legislators across the country are passing laws designed to pare down Roe v. Wade or eliminate the right to choose… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2018
If legislators like Miloscia get their way …
Thanks for supporting Centerstage

Thanks for supporting Centerstage

My husband and I frequently bring family members to the various shows put on at Centerstage. I want to thank you for being such an… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2018
Thanks for supporting Centerstage
It could be year of the woman in state, congressional races

It could be year of the woman in state, congressional races

Surprise filings from Hutchison and Kochmar

It could be year of the woman in state, congressional races
Federal Way Taxpayers Round Table Meeting scheduled

Federal Way Taxpayers Round Table Meeting scheduled

As promised in my Letter to the Editor on May 18, I have set a date and location for a Federal Way Taxpayer Round Table… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2018
Federal Way Taxpayers Round Table Meeting scheduled
Time is running out for Centerstage

Time is running out for Centerstage

The staff at Centerstage Theatre is so grateful for the support we have received from the community in Federal Way. From calls and emails to… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2018
Time is running out for Centerstage
PAEC is a community assest

PAEC is a community assest

I am writing in response to Roger Flygare’s letter (“Not a field of dreams yet,” May 18) regarding the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2018
PAEC is a community assest
Federal Way must act now to prevent school shooting

Federal Way must act now to prevent school shooting

It was only 93 days between Parkland, Florida, and Santa Fe, Texas. Another school shooting and 10 more people including eight children are dead, and… Continue reading

Federal Way must act now to prevent school shooting