Opinion

Do what is right: Vote no to cannabis shops

Do what is right: Vote no to cannabis shops

We still have far too high of crime rate, but at least without pot shops, we are moving in the right direction.

  • Oct 25, 2019
Do what is right: Vote no to cannabis shops
Edwards and Magruder: Controversial contrasts

Edwards and Magruder: Controversial contrasts

Sharry Edwards’s race for council and Tenya Magruder’s run for school board were noteworthy for their choices that created controversy.

Edwards and Magruder: Controversial contrasts
Virginia Mason Federal Way Medical Center hosting drug take-back event Oct. 26

Virginia Mason Federal Way Medical Center hosting drug take-back event Oct. 26

Event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Virginia Mason Federal Way Medical Center hosting drug take-back event Oct. 26
Federal Way police dedicated to breaking the cycle of domestic violence

Federal Way police dedicated to breaking the cycle of domestic violence

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

  • Oct 21, 2019
Federal Way police dedicated to breaking the cycle of domestic violence
Elections: What compass will Federal Way follow?

Elections: What compass will Federal Way follow?

Here are some random observations on the candidates.

Elections: What compass will Federal Way follow?
Why did Magruder donate large sum to white supremacist?

Why did Magruder donate large sum to white supremacist?

‘Sometimes … you take a chance on something and find out it maybe wasn’t the best move.’

Why did Magruder donate large sum to white supremacist?
Impeachment likely, removal not: President Pelosi?

Impeachment likely, removal not: President Pelosi?

Democratics are likely to impeach Trump, but Republicans are unlikely to convict him at trial.

Impeachment likely, removal not: President Pelosi?
Embracing arts can recharge the city

Embracing arts can recharge the city

Support for local arts organizations should be community’s core value.

Embracing arts can recharge the city
Chamber CEO out first for Legislature, more to follow

Chamber CEO out first for Legislature, more to follow

While most of the discussion is pure speculation, there are also several names for the seat floating around in community coffee shops.

Chamber CEO out first for Legislature, more to follow
Two contested Federal Way School Board races

Two contested Federal Way School Board races

In the headline race, Phillips will be challenged by Tenya Magruder to represent District 3.

Two contested Federal Way School Board races
Change coming to South King Fire and Rescue is unlikely

Change coming to South King Fire and Rescue is unlikely

The public will always wonder what the department could have become with a more transparent and inclusive approach.

Change coming to South King Fire and Rescue is unlikely
Another business leaves town

Another business leaves town

‘After six years, it is clear Ferrell’s strategy of criminalizing homelessness is not working.’

Another business leaves town
Things public officials do and say

Things public officials do and say

Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell is known to match Trump for his hyperbole, but even for him this was out there.

Things public officials do and say
Either/or: The dangers of binary thinking

Either/or: The dangers of binary thinking

It’s past time to recognize that there are more than two genders — there are multiple cultures where more than two genders are the norm.

Either/or: The dangers of binary thinking
Libraries are welcoming spaces for everyone

Libraries are welcoming spaces for everyone

This year, Welcoming Week is Sept.13-22 and KCLS will offer a variety of programs that affirm one’s sense of belonging.

  • Sep 7, 2019
Libraries are welcoming spaces for everyone
Changing our behavior to buy local first

Changing our behavior to buy local first

Keeping 68 cents of every dollar you spend local has a positive impact on our community.

Changing our behavior to buy local first
Federal Way student enjoys rewarding Waste Management internship

Federal Way student enjoys rewarding Waste Management internship

This internship has taken me back to places such as Steele Lake Park that I enjoyed as a child.

Federal Way student enjoys rewarding Waste Management internship
Mirror gearing up for election coverage

Mirror gearing up for election coverage

Your questions will help guide Mirror staff in our election coverage as we seek to find the answers to issues most important to you.

Mirror gearing up for election coverage
Upsets could be brewing for November

Upsets could be brewing for November

Watch for potential upsets in two Federal Way City Council seats.

Upsets could be brewing for November
Federal Way must not be divided

Federal Way must not be divided

Federal Way’s Diversity Commission reminded us of a sacred obligation bigger than current politics.

Federal Way must not be divided