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  1. B&E Meats to open in A&J Building this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Queen Anne View

    ... they retired in 1999 - and now Bob's son, Jeff, and his wife, Trisha, run the family business. They opened a Federal Way location in 2010, and, lucky for us, Queen Anne is next. With the new Queen Anne location comes another generation to keep B&E ...


  2. Federal Way's Warrior 1000 Fun Run/Walk happens May 29Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Federal Way Mirror

    The Sacajawea Middle School's third annual Warrior 1000 Fun Run/Walk is a fundraiser for school "extras," such as sports equipment, uniforms, music contest fees and educational field trips. The school's associated student body officers have developed a budget to fund all club, music and sporting requests, benefiting students all over campus, because of the success of past Warrior 1000 fundraiser events, according to the Federal Way school district.


  3. Federal Way City Council recommends I-5 route for light rail extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Federal Way Mirror

    The Federal Way City Council recently voted 6-1 on a resolution supporting the proposed Interstate 5 alignment for the Federal Way Link Extension. They also unanimously voted on a letter of recommendation to be sent to Sound Transit on that alignment before the public comment period closes on May 26. These alternatives include constructing light rail along State Route 99 or Interstate 5. There are also versions that include crossovers of the two.


  4. Schneider Adds Lott to KU Roster for 2015-16Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | Kansas Jayhawks

    ... freshman in the fall, joins Kansas' 2015 recruiting class that includes Jayde Christopher (Cleveland High School/Federal Way, Washington), Tyler Johnson (Leavenworth High School/ Leavenworth, Kansas), Kylee Kopatich (Olathe South High School/Olathe, ...


  5. Stolen bonsai tree returnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northwest Asian Weekly

    A bonsai, estimated to be worth thousands of dollars, was stolen from the public display at Pacific Bonsai Museum in Federal Way, on Monday, May 18, at approximately 4:20 am. The tree, a 60-year-old San Jose Juniper, has been a part of the museum since its opening in 1989.


  6. Federal Way fire officials, commissioners regroup after failed bondRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Federal Way Mirror

    Whether it was a special election, lack of voter turnout, a "con" committee statement, another Proposition 1 or that voters simply can't afford the $53.7 million bond , the cause of the failed South King Fire and Rescue measure is unknown at this time. But its failure to reach a 60 percent supermajority doesn't mean that money is not still needed, fire commissioners said on Tuesday.


  7. Federal Way's Pacific Bonsai Museum recovers stolen bonsaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Federal Way Mirror

    Thanks to a tip, Federal Way police found were able to recover the stolen bonsai from the Pacific Bonsai Museum on Wednesday morning. At around 8:50 a.m. authorities found the bonsai two miles from the museum but it had undergone significant pruning.


  8. Missing Bellevue mother, daughter found in Federal WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Bellevue Reporter

    Nichol Pappas-Haffie and her daughter Emilea Switzer were found in Federal Way after they went missing in Bellevue on May 10. Nichol Pappas-Haffie, 37, and her 3-year-old daughter Emilea Switzer were reported missing and endangered because of Pappas-Haffie's past drug abuse. The girl's grandparents, who had been caring for her, hadn't seen either of them since May 10, Mother's Day.


  9. Abandoned, dirty children found in store parking lot | Federal Way Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Federal Way Mirror

    Electronics, jewelry stolen in burglary: At 9:19 a.m. on May 10 in the 29200 block of Military Road S., a man returned to his apartment to find his $1,600 Sony laptop, iPod, computer case, dive compass, dive knife, money, brass plate, $5,000 worth of gold jewelry, another $2,100 worth of gold and diamond jewelry, medications and .225 caliber handgun stolen. The man left his residence at 6:30 p.m. the night prior to spend the night at a friend's and returned in the morning to find his stuff missing.


  10. Hundreds celebrate Blue Poppy Day in Federal Way | SlideshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Federal Way Mirror

    The Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Pacific Bonsai Museum and the Federal Way Arts Commission played host to hundreds of people for the third annual Blue Poppy Day on Saturday. Attendees celebrated and discovered the amazing world of blue poppies , as well as enjoyed the sight of a meadow containing hundreds of glowing, blooming blue poppies.


  11. Federal Way home invasion, kidnapping ends in arrest of Auburn manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Federal Way Mirror

    Police arrested a home invasion robber suspect Sunday night after he allegedly entered a Federal Way man's home, assaulted him and eventually stole a car and kidnapped a woman who was in the back seat. The incident began at 4:13 p.m., when Federal Way police officers responded to a home invasion robbery at 28900 28th Place S. in Federal Way.


  12. Candidates file for Federal Way legislative, council, school, fire and water board seats | UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Federal Way Mirror

    Eight candidates are running for open seats on the Federal Way City Council with three incumbents - one unopposed - making only one position eligible for the primary, according to King County Elections. Four candidates have filed for three Federal Way Public Schools board of education director positions; five have filed for two South King Fire and Rescue board of fire commissioners positions and the Lakehaven Utility District has four candidates for its commission with the majority vying for Position 3. The race projected to be the most expensive this campaign season, Representative Position 2 of Legislative District No.


  13. Bonsai stolen from Pacific Bonsai Museum in Federal WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Federal Way Mirror

    A bonsai tree, estimated to be worth $2,000 to $3,000, was stolen from the public display at Pacific Bonsai Museum in Federal Way Monday morning. The thieves tripped an alarm system at about 4:20 a.m. as they lifted the bonsai off of its pedestal.


  14. Wash. man steals car with woman in the backseatRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... a gas station that had a woman in the backseat. Check out this story on KREM.com: http://on.krem.com/1Eeqkqs FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - A carjacking suspected was arrested Sunday night who stole a car from a gas station near Auburn while a woman sat in ...


  15. Local teen raises $29,000 for Eagle Scout project to honor veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | PennLive.com

    ... summer of 2014 and unveiled the memorial Saturday in front of more than 300 people.. Jim Rhen said he drove from Federal Way, Wa. to see the monument and visit with family in the area. Rhen, a U.S. Army veteran said Trevor did an "excellent" job on ...


  16. Machete-wielding suspect arrested after car chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... family members, and fled into the woods with a machete. Several hours later, a report of multiple carjackings in Federal Way led Bellevue detectives to their suspect. The suspect stole a Mercedes, and dumped it at a convenience store before stealing ...


  17. Greeley West's Brody Lewis is lighting up the leaderboard at 5A state swim meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Greeley Tribune

    ... he said. "I knew if I stuck with him, I could beat him." Lewis had beaten Stuart at the Junior Nationals in Federal Way, Wash., in December, but remembered Stuart had "insane speed. I had to say within a half-body length of him." Coming out of his ...


  18. Rubber stamps on the South King Fire board | Q&A with Mr. Federal WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Federal Way Mirror

    Do you think this means whoever runs for his seat will be the new rubber stamp the rest of the commission is hoping for? A: First off, Mr. Federal Way does not hold anything against Freitas for not seeking re-election after the way the district treated him with their seemingly silly investigation last year. The district accused him of stalking fire Chief Al Church because he drove down a street on business and tried to touch bases at a time he knew they were both likely available.


  19. Tuesday playoff games unkind to Federal Way baseball teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Federal Way Mirror

    ... at the worst time for the Titans. The loss did not eliminate them from a shot at the state playoffs. They played Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell's alma mater, Yelm High School, Thursday after the Mirror's publishing deadline. Decatur's Garrett ...


  20. Federal Way parade marks season opening of Marine Hills pool | SlideshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Federal Way Mirror

    The parade included the Thomas Jefferson High School pep band, Federal Way Police Department motorcycle guides, Mayor Jim Ferrell, Deputy Mayor Jeanne Burbidge and Council members Dini Duclos, Martin Moore and Susan Honda. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards.


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