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Why this newspaper is capitalizing Black | Editorial

Moving forward, the Federal Way Mirror will capitalize Black when referring to the race, ethnicity and culture of Black people. It has long been the… Continue reading

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Jayendrina Singha Ray is a PhD (ABD) in English, with a research focus on the works of the South African Nobel Laureate John Maxwell Coetzee. She teaches English Composition and Research Writing at Highline College, WA, and has previously taught English at colleges in India.

The search for selfhood

What really matters is the desire to find.

  • Jun 20, 2020
Jayendrina Singha Ray is a PhD (ABD) in English, with a research focus on the works of the South African Nobel Laureate John Maxwell Coetzee. She teaches English Composition and Research Writing at Highline College, WA, and has previously taught English at colleges in India.
Doreen Davis, left in mask, waves at parade participants on May 2. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Wear your face-hugging, ever-loving mask | Editorial

“Don’t make me come down there.” — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in a tweet Saturday, after viewing video of New York City residents squeezing… Continue reading

Doreen Davis, left in mask, waves at parade participants on May 2. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo
Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

Police accountability lacking in Federal Way | Roegner

History continues to repeat itself as another black man dies at the hands of a white police officer. Could it happen here? It almost did!… Continue reading

Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.
An Open Letter of Confession from the Church Council at Calvary Lutheran Church to our Black Siblings

An Open Letter of Confession from the Church Council at Calvary Lutheran Church to our Black Siblings

Grace and Peace to our Black siblings in Federal Way and throughout the world. It has been 16 days since the murder of George Floyd,… Continue reading

  • Jun 18, 2020
An Open Letter of Confession from the Church Council at Calvary Lutheran Church to our Black Siblings
Valley police chiefs of King County release unified message in response to death of George Floyd

Valley police chiefs of King County release unified message in response to death of George Floyd

Police chiefs of Des Moines, Tukwila, Renton, Federal Way, Kent, Auburn, Algona, Pacific, Black Diamond and the Port of Seattle pledge to stand with communities.

  • Jun 17, 2020
Valley police chiefs of King County release unified message in response to death of George Floyd
Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

Democrats have the edge in WA’s 2020 elections

Last year, most political insiders thought 2020 would be a big Democratic year in our statewide elections and might be among the most exciting years… Continue reading

Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.
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Federal Way proud | Letter to the editor

Around noon May 31, Nick Rose, who owns our Ace Hardware store, told me he was thinking about shutting down early. I asked him why… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2020
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Christian flag at City Hall? | Letters to the editor

Christian flag at City Hall? | Letters to the editor

Christian flag at City Hall? It looks like maybe a new tradition is being established at City Hall to represent special interest groups in the… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2020
Christian flag at City Hall? | Letters to the editor
Pandemic illustrates the need for government action

Pandemic illustrates the need for government action

Despite spending most of my life in government and politics and working with some of the best, I still judge a politician by what they… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2020
Pandemic illustrates the need for government action
Federal Way police chief responds to death of George Floyd

Federal Way police chief responds to death of George Floyd

By Andy J. Hwang Federal Way Chief of Police As law enforcement leaders and professionals, we know that having the support and the trust of… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2020
Federal Way police chief responds to death of George Floyd
Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.

Federal Way political action simmers amid COVID-19

District 30 seats are up for grabs.

Federal Way resident Bob Roegner is a former mayor of Auburn. Contact bjroegner@comcast.net.
Season of change for the Federal Way Mirror

Season of change for the Federal Way Mirror

I have always been a firm believer that out of something bad comes something good.

  • May 29, 2020
Season of change for the Federal Way Mirror
Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial

Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial

When enjoying the great outdoors, continue to socially distance and be aware of how else COVID-19 has changed our world.

  • May 7, 2020
Back to the wild — a whole new outdoor recreation world | Guest editorial
KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons

KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons

KCLS has expanding its online resources so patrons can continue to learn, build skills, stay entertained and remain mentally and physically active amid the pandemic.

KCLS is stepping up its commitment to patrons
Fickle finger of fate has descended on Federal Way

Fickle finger of fate has descended on Federal Way

Having a strong local government is a benefit to all of us in a crisis.

Fickle finger of fate has descended on Federal Way
How using a face mask to cover my Asian face could put me in danger

How using a face mask to cover my Asian face could put me in danger

Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, Asians and Asian Americans have been targeted.

How using a face mask to cover my Asian face could put me in danger
Opinion: Public deserves honest information on sex education

Opinion: Public deserves honest information on sex education

The Washington comprehensive sex education bill passed in the Senate on March 7.

Opinion: Public deserves honest information on sex education
Grocery store staff are working hard to keep the shelves stocked during the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo

Thank you grocery store clerks

Recognizing the sacrifices of our unsung essential workforce.

  • Mar 31, 2020
Grocery store staff are working hard to keep the shelves stocked during the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo
To our elected officials: Be bold, be consistent, be honest, be helpful

To our elected officials: Be bold, be consistent, be honest, be helpful

By Patrick Grubb, Washington Newspaper Publishers Association Governor Jay Inslee has been forceful in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic because our state is the nation’s hotbed… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2020
To our elected officials: Be bold, be consistent, be honest, be helpful