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Police, FBI investigating possible hate crime at Federal Way Sikh center

Burglars strike community center, school and place of worship on Sept. 17.

 

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Man, 41, found dead in Des Moines garage after reported shooting

A 33-year-old woman was arrested at the scene, police say.

 

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Parents of Todd Beamer visit namesake high school in Federal Way

David and Peggy Beamer visited Todd Beamer High School to speak with students on Sept. 10.

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WinCo employee shot by customer in Federal Way

The 30-year-old employee was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center; suspect not located

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Federal Way Red Lion hotel, 1688 S. 348th St. Courtesy of Google Images

King County receives $8.9M to turn Federal Way Red Lion hotel into emergency homeless shelter

Site to provide 84 units of shelter to people experiencing short- and long-term homelessness.

Federal Way Red Lion hotel, 1688 S. 348th St. Courtesy of Google Images
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Federal Way returns to fully remote city meetings

Residents urged to participate via Zoom, other virtual methods

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Kingston Edwards, middle, meets Mariners players Justin Dunn, Justus Sheffield and Kyle Lewis when he was announced as one of the Hometown Nine. Photo courtesy of Ben VanHouten, Seattle Mariners

Federal Way teen selected for Seattle Mariners Hometown Nine class

Hometown Nine is a five-year fellowship program to help build the academic, athletic success of local students.

Kingston Edwards, middle, meets Mariners players Justin Dunn, Justus Sheffield and Kyle Lewis when he was announced as one of the Hometown Nine. Photo courtesy of Ben VanHouten, Seattle Mariners
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New policy prohibits unvaccinated South King firefighters from working with public

About 74% of uniformed members are vaccinated in Federal Way/Des Moines agency

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Kent man charged with arson after setting fire to towels in Federal Way Walmart

Fire caused evacuation of over 150 customers, employees on Aug. 15.

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A Decatur High School student in Federal Way participates in a conditioning workout in Feb. 2021 as the state eased back in to in-person activities. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing

State announces mask requirements for student sports, performing arts

Athletes are not required to wear masks when participating in sports of any contact level while outside.

A Decatur High School student in Federal Way participates in a conditioning workout in Feb. 2021 as the state eased back in to in-person activities. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing
Federal Way Red Lion hotel, 1688 S. 348th St. Courtesy of Google Images

King County applies for acquisition funding assistance of Federal Way hotel

Request to state Department of Commerce program for $8.9 million

Federal Way Red Lion hotel, 1688 S. 348th St. Courtesy of Google Images
Screenshot from a GoFundMe page created for Manny Ortiz.

Family mourns Federal Way man who died in Kent freeway crash

Manny Ortiz was a 2014 graduate of Federal Way High School.

Screenshot from a GoFundMe page created for Manny Ortiz.
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King County announces purchase agreement of Federal Way hotel

Hotel and two additional Seattle properties to become part of county’s Health Through Housing homelessness program.

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2 Northwest Territorial Mint employees federally convicted of mail, wire fraud felonies

The now-bankrupt company had offices in Federal Way and Auburn; total loss to customers more than $25 million

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Highline College to require vaccinations beginning fall quarter

All students, staff and faculty who visit campus are required to be fully vaccinated by Sept. 27; vaccine clinics held throughout August.

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Man killed in Federal Way Sunday night shooting

No suspect, circumstance information yet, according to police

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Federal Way Police to conduct emphasis patrols to mitigate recent rise in violent crime

Extra patrols to last for 90 day period near Pacific Highway South, Westway neighborhood

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Teen shot, found injured along Dash Point Road in Federal Way

Tuesday morning’s incident marks the fifth shooting in city in the past week

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A memorial for 19-year-old Damien Helmbrecht is placed outside of the Westway Community Center on April 23. The Westway neighborhood has been the location of two homicides within eight days this month. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Two Des Moines men charged with Federal Way ‘retaliatory’ killing

19-year-old was shot and killed while walking to a meet a friend in April 2020

A memorial for 19-year-old Damien Helmbrecht is placed outside of the Westway Community Center on April 23. The Westway neighborhood has been the location of two homicides within eight days this month. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo