Olivia Sullivan

Damoni Nelson. Photo courtesy of 247Sports

Mistaken identity leads to death of Federal Way student

Federal Way High senior Damoni Nelson died on Oct. 2 after he was shot in late September.

 

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FUSION opens first shelter for homeless families in Federal Way

First families expected to move in around mid-November.

 

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Federal Way Public Schools reports 8 COVID-19 infections among staff

School district has more than one-third of cases reported statewide for K-12 schools.

 

A construction worker measures a drill shaft during installation at the future Sound Transit Kent/Des Moines light rail site on Oct. 7. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Sound Transit begins column installation for Federal Way Link Extension

Drill shaft installation underway at the site of the future Kent/Des Moines station

A construction worker measures a drill shaft during installation at the future Sound Transit Kent/Des Moines light rail site on Oct. 7. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
Supplies is prepped and ready for pick-up at Lakeland Elementary on Sept. 3, to help families adjust to remote learning. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Online learning to continue through December for Federal Way Public Schools

Federal Way’s COVID-19 rates are too high to return to classrooms yet, superintendent says.

Supplies is prepped and ready for pick-up at Lakeland Elementary on Sept. 3, to help families adjust to remote learning. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Federal Way native spreads winning smile with winning style

Hoan Do is featured on five Lay’s chip flavors.

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Fred Hutch seeks volunteers of color for COVID-19 study

Research company recently released a Spanish-language version of the website for accessibility, inclusivity.

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Man shot, injured in Federal Way parking lot

Shooting occurred near the Redondo Heights Park and Ride around 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 20

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                                Jerome Collins, shown coaching the Federal Way High School boys basketball team in a 2016 state tournament semifinal game.

Ex-Federal Way basketball coach returns to teaching following misconduct allegations

Jerome Collins was on two years of paid leave over 2016 incident at Federal Way High School.

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                                Jerome Collins, shown coaching the Federal Way High School boys basketball team in a 2016 state tournament semifinal game.
Drone footage shows partial demolition of the Gateway Movies 8 theater along S. 317th Street in Federal Way on Sept. 13. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda

Show is over for Federal Way’s Gateway Movies 8 theater

Demolition of building makes room for incoming Sound Transit Federal Way Link Extension.

Drone footage shows partial demolition of the Gateway Movies 8 theater along S. 317th Street in Federal Way on Sept. 13. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda

I-5 closures near Federal Way this week for Sound Transit construction

Two lanes of I-5 will be closed overnight Sept. 9 and 10.

Federal Way murals vandalized in ‘racially motivated’ act

Artwork was recently installed at Sound Transit’s light rail construction site.

Burien landlord charged with murder of Federal Way woman, Kent man

Michael Lee Dudley, 62, is being held on $5 million bail.

Sonia Joseph wipes away a tear in this December 2017 photo prior to entering the inquest hearing at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent into the fatal shooting of her son Giovonn Joseph-McDade by a Kent police officer in June 2017. File photo

South King County cities win lawsuit over changes to inquest hearings

Court says King County Executive overstepped his authority regarding rules for investigating officer-involved deaths.

Sonia Joseph wipes away a tear in this December 2017 photo prior to entering the inquest hearing at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent into the fatal shooting of her son Giovonn Joseph-McDade by a Kent police officer in June 2017. File photo

Man arrested for Seattle suitcase murders of Federal Way woman, Kent man

The 62-year-old man was arrested at a Burien residence on Aug. 19.

Wild Waves Theme & Water Park cancels 2020 season

Uncertainty due to COVID-19 pandemic led to the Federal Way park’s decision.

A health care worker administers a COVID-19 test in the Highline College East parking lot in Des Moines, where testing takes place 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday. Testing also is available 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday at the accesso ShoWare Center parking lot in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO

Highline College hosts COVID-19 testing every Wednesday

Testing is available regardless of immigration status or age, free to those without health insurance.

A health care worker administers a COVID-19 test in the Highline College East parking lot in Des Moines, where testing takes place 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday. Testing also is available 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday at the accesso ShoWare Center parking lot in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO

Federal Way man, two others charged for selling deadly fentanyl to Navy sailor

Victim was found dead from overdose aboard ship at Naval Base Kitsap on April 18.

Federal Way postpones first day of school to Sept. 8

District is preparing for a possible $22.6M revenue loss due to declining enrollments, reduction in funding.

Pandemic is spiking in South King County, governor says

Gov. Jay Inslee met with elected officials, health officials and business partners in Federal Way to hear concerns, suggestions about state’s response to COVID-19.