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King County residents needed for first respiratory study using Apple watches

UW study to help find if devices can detect early warning signs of acute respiratory infections, such as COVID-19 and flu.

 

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Man jumps to death from freeway overpass near Federal Way

Incident occurred around 1:30 p.m. April 12 near the S. 375th Street overpass.

 

South King County Fire Training Consortium recruit academy #8 pictured in Jan. 2020. Photo courtesy of South King County Fire Training Consortium

King County fire departments aim to make careers more accessible, inclusive

WA Fire Careers, an organization of six local departments, offers a simplified examination and hiring process for applicants seeking firefighter positions.

 

A CVS pharmacist prepares a COVID-19 vaccine at Village Green Retirement Campus in Federal Way on Jan. 26. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing

Phase Finder for vaccine eligibility to be eliminated March 31

Eligibility verification via Phase Finder no longer required for appointments, vaccinations beginning this week.

A CVS pharmacist prepares a COVID-19 vaccine at Village Green Retirement Campus in Federal Way on Jan. 26. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing
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Wild Waves to hire 600 positions for June reopening in Federal Way

Applicants must register by 5 p.m. Monday, March 22.

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Federal Way suspect and girlfriend charged with attempted murder, kidnapping

Boyfriend reportedly shot man who identified girlfriend in earlier shooting

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A Federal Way Public Schools bus leaves Decatur High School on March 13, unknowingly the last day students would be in school for the 2019-2020 school year. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Federal Way Public Schools postpones in-person learning by one week

District to dedicate one week to transition activities, return to classrooms set for March 15.

A Federal Way Public Schools bus leaves Decatur High School on March 13, unknowingly the last day students would be in school for the 2019-2020 school year. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo
IRG plans to construct several industrial buildings on the Weyerhaeuser Campus to help bring jobs back to the area. FILE PHOTO

Property owners propose measures to protect former Weyerhaeuser campus in Federal Way

Questions about future public benefit remain.

IRG plans to construct several industrial buildings on the Weyerhaeuser Campus to help bring jobs back to the area. FILE PHOTO
St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way. Photo courtesy of CHI Franciscan

41 positive COVID-19 cases linked to January outbreak at St. Francis Hospital

No new cases found as of Feb. 15 at Federal Way hospital

St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way. Photo courtesy of CHI Franciscan
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Don McConnaughey

Longtime Highline College coach, athletic director dies at 90

Don McConnaughey was the ‘architect of the Highline College athletic department.’

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Don McConnaughey
A shot looking north of the columns being constructed in SeaTac Feb. 10, part of the Federal Way Link Extension. COURTESY PHOTO, Sound Transit

Federal Way Link Extension design-build contract over 25% complete

Sound Transit aiming for mid-2021 finish of design-build contract.

A shot looking north of the columns being constructed in SeaTac Feb. 10, part of the Federal Way Link Extension. COURTESY PHOTO, Sound Transit
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Federal Way woman killed in Seattle shooting

Investigation shows no connection between woman and suspect, who was fatally shot by Seattle officers.

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Teachers placed signs in front of Sherwood Forest Elementary School in Federal Way for students in April 2020. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Pre-K, first-grade students to return to Federal Way classrooms March 8 | Update

School district offers hybrid and remote learning; some students may get new teacher to accommodate learning model options.

Teachers placed signs in front of Sherwood Forest Elementary School in Federal Way for students in April 2020. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
Lt. Michael Boutte pictured at the Westway Community Center in Federal Way waiting for the start of an Easter egg hunt in April 1998. Photo courtesy of FWPD Deputy Kyle Sumpter

Former Federal Way Police officer killed in line of duty in Mississippi

Lt. Michael Boutte, 57, shot and killed while responding to a call on Feb. 1

Lt. Michael Boutte pictured at the Westway Community Center in Federal Way waiting for the start of an Easter egg hunt in April 1998. Photo courtesy of FWPD Deputy Kyle Sumpter
A Renton man died in a single-car crash Feb. 3 along Interstate 5 in Federal Way near South 320th Street. COURTESY PHOTO, State Patrol

Renton man dies in crash along NB I-5 in Federal Way

Washington State Patrol says a medical emergency caused the crash.

A Renton man died in a single-car crash Feb. 3 along Interstate 5 in Federal Way near South 320th Street. COURTESY PHOTO, State Patrol
Kelyn Rowe. COURTESY PHOTO, Seattle Sounders FC

Seattle Sounders sign Federal Way native Kelyn Rowe

Rowe, 29, is a Federal Way High School graduate.

Kelyn Rowe. COURTESY PHOTO, Seattle Sounders FC
St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way. COURTESY PHOTO, CHI Franciscan
St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way. COURTESY PHOTO, CHI Franciscan
Looking east from Weyerhaeuser Way S. to where Warehouse B will be situated, this area will have a 50-foot buffer from the road and the remaining trees in the background will be removed. Photo courtesy of Cindy Flanagan

Weyerhaeuser campus clash in Federal Way continues over warehouse plan

Proposal may remove 132 forested acres to allow for 1.5 million square feet of new development.

Looking east from Weyerhaeuser Way S. to where Warehouse B will be situated, this area will have a 50-foot buffer from the road and the remaining trees in the background will be removed. Photo courtesy of Cindy Flanagan
The vendor was located at the Southeast corner of Military Road S. and S. Star Lake Road.

Unlicensed food vendor shut down for selling tamales from ice chest

King County Public Health shut down the Federal Way vendor on Monday, Jan. 25.

The vendor was located at the Southeast corner of Military Road S. and S. Star Lake Road.
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2-year-old child, woman rescued from Auburn house fire

Fire started in the garage around 11:40 p.m. Jan. 20 near the 30100 block of 50th Lane S.

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