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  1. REBUTTAL: Des Moines Mayor responds to TM Sell's Sound Transit EditorialRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Waterland Blog

    As my good friend Dr. Sell recently noted , Sound Transit will soon decide on a preferred alignment and station locations for the Federal Way Light rail Extension. Barring unforeseen circumstances, that decision will be made on July 23, 2015.

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  2. Sleep Country breaks shoe donation recordRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Federal Way Mirror

    ... drive - 10,203 pairs. This is a 27 percent increase over 2014. In the Seattle metro area alone, which includes Federal Way, people made 6,692 donations. The drive ended on June 7 and all donations will be distributed among Sleep Country's partner ...

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  3. Firefighter injured in fireworks-related Federal Way house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Federal Way Mirror

    Firefighters responded to a house located in the 900 block of SW 346th Court in Federal Way after a 911 call came in at 3:38 p.m. that day. Firefighters pulled down the ceiling to make sure there was no fire between the sheet rock and roofing, according to Capt.

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  4. Woman uses children in purse theft at Federal Way restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Federal Way Mirror

    A woman and her three children are suspected of a theft at the Jasmine Mongolian Grill in the Federal Way Commons on Tuesday, June 30. According to the police report, a woman who was dining at the restaurant that evening left her purse at her table and when she returned, it was missing. A witness stated that an unknown female in the restaurant had asked her child to grab the purse.They left the restaurant shortly thereafter.

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  5. Statewide transportation package invests in South King County, Auburn area projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Auburn Reporter

    ... of Interstate 405 from Renton to Bellevue and upgrades to the interchange of Interstate 5 and State Route 18 in Federal Way. Both projects would decrease congestion and improve safety. Another critical investment includes $150 million to re-design ...

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  6. Crowd gathers for Federal Way Red, White and Blues Festival | SlideshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Federal Way Mirror

    Misting tents were a hit as temperatures soared over 90 degrees, where fine water sprays cooled off hot attendees. The line-up of political candidates was in full swing as potential voters picked up balloons, buttons, candies, pencils and informational flyers.

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  7. Federal Way legislator calls for end to millionaire initiative processRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Federal Way Mirror

    Citing the millions of dollars needed to successfully run an initiative in Washington, Sen. Mark Miloscia called for the use of electronic signature technology to restore democracy to the initiative process. Miloscia introduced a bill last week to allow the use of electronic signatures in the petition process required to get an initiative on the ballot.

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  8. Los Bigotes de Villa Taqueria: A hidden gem with bold style | A Taste and a SipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Federal Way Mirror

    In some circles, it seems as if all anybody talks about is the molcajete, which is the improbable specialty of Los Bigotes de Villa Taqueria, an ultra casual dining restaurant unjustly implanted into the outskirts of Federal Way's growing food scene. Because from the moment you spot the molcajete - which at some point will be decorating the table of nearly everyone in the eight-table dining room - you know it is unlike anything else in this town.

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  9. Crabby bidders and parents | Q&A with Mr. Federal WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Federal Way Mirror

    Q: Mr. Federal Way, I attended the Multi-Service Center's annual Crab Feed on Saturday and, among the technical difficulties they had, it was extremely hot! Temperatures outside were in the low 90s, so I can't imagine how hot it was inside the Federal Way Community Center's gym with 500 bodies. I'm curious, wasn't the Federal Way Community Center being advertised as the city's "cooling center?" A: You are on point.

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  10. Fast food employee spits into customer's car | Federal Way Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Federal Way Mirror

    Large fight breaks out on soccer field: At 12:44 a.m. on June 28 at Sacajawea Park, officers responded to a fight involving more than 20 people. The fight began when a player from one of the teams on the field received a couple of yellow cards.

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  11. CGB Hall of Fame: (11) Oski vs. (2) Dave DurdenRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 4 | California Golden Blogs

    ... first NCAA team title since 1980 in 2011, and then guided his squad to another national crown this past March in Federal Way, Wash. In his spectacular fifth year at Cal, Durden led his 2011-12 team to the program's fourth NCAA title with a ...

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  12. Sports Briefs: Roughriders hosting youth football camp . . . Port...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Peninsula Daily News

    Mina Bojarzin, left, age 8, and Tracie Macias, 19, were the youngest and eldest Port Angeles Swim Club members in competition at the Pacific Coast Long Course Swim Meet last weekend in Federal Way. Roughriders hosting football camp PORT ANGELES - The Port Angeles High School football program is sponsoring a Roughrider Summer Football Camp for children in grades K-12 from Monday, July 13, through Friday, July 17. The camp will run from 10:30 a.m. to noon each day and will be held on the Port Angeles High School practice field just west of the school gymnasium.

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  13. Steel Lake and Federal Way National come up short in tournamentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Federal Way Mirror

    Steel Lake's 10/11 all-star baseball team secured a spot in the championship with a 3-1 win over Federal Way National on June 24. They outscored their opponents 27-3 in the games leading up to the championship, including a 5-0 win over Auburn. After losing to Steel Lake, the Auburn all-stars played the Bonney Lake-Sumner Little League all-stars, Kent Little League all-stars and Federal Way National just to earn a spot in the championship.

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  14. Port officials talk trade and transportation at Chamber eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Federal Way Mirror

    epresentatives from the Ports of Tacoma and Seattle and Totem Ocean Trailer Express addressed the Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday to talk about growing trade in the region and improving infrastructure. "Something that Canada gets ...

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  15. Wanolitto's Musings for this Saturday's Des Moines Waterfront Farmers MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Waterland Blog

    ... the people I talked with did not live in Des Moines. Here are just some of the places people came from: Kent, Federal Way, Tacoma, Auburn, Kirkland, Normandy Park, Burien, Sea-Tac, Tukwila, Renton, White Center, West Seattle, Seattle, Everett and as ...

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  16. Federal Way legislator explains why she voted no for Native American history requirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Federal Way Mirror

    ... region. "I now understand there is tribal politics involved. I looked at educating children." Gregory, a current Federal Way Public Schools board of education member and former president, was appointed to fill late Rep. Roger Freeman's position in ...

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  17. Port Angeles School District hires new business services directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Peninsula Daily News

    An accounting manager from Lakewood has been tapped as the new director of finance and operations for the Port Angeles School District. David Knechtel of Federal Way is scheduled to begin work as the head of the district's business services July 20, pending School Board approval.

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  18. Oregon fire update: Weyerhaueser shuts down access to 1.1M acres of threatened forestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Business Journal

    ... vast majority of Oregon, Weyerhaeuser Co. has closed its tree farms to the public, citing the threat of fire. Federal Way, Washington-based Weyerhaeuser (NYSE: WY) said the decision affects its its entire 1.1 million-acre portfolio of tree farms in ...

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  19. Federal Way native joins Sound Cities AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Federal Way Mirror

    Katie Kuciemba, who is from Federal Way, has joined the Sound Cities Association as a senior policy analyst. The association represents 36 cities in King County and provides a regional voice for nearly 1 million people.

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  20. Local swimmer is making her mark | Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | North Kitsap Herald

    ... and freestyle relay. In April, she took part in the 2015 Special Olympics at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. "What I call it is you kind of, when you're under water, you just forget everything," Stough said. "You're just there and ...

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